The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 56 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 33 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.07% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.63% 0.32% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 32 2 4
Median salary £35,000 £42,250 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.15% +14.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £38,050 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,450 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
712 950 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 87.90% 87.56% 83.65%
Number of salaries quoted 618 818 667
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £30,520
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of job ads across the Milton Keynes region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Milton Keynes region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (67.44%) Automated Testing
3 23 (53.49%) Software Testing
4 20 (46.51%) Degree
5 17 (39.53%) Manual Testing
5 17 (39.53%) SQL
6 16 (37.21%) Selenium
6 16 (37.21%) Automation Testing
7 15 (34.88%) Ranorex
7 15 (34.88%) Virtual Team
8 11 (25.58%) QA
8 11 (25.58%) ISEB
8 11 (25.58%) Finance
9 10 (23.26%) Java
9 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
9 10 (23.26%) Performance Testing
10 9 (20.93%) JMeter
11 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
12 7 (16.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
13 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
13 6 (13.95%) HTML
13 6 (13.95%) XML
13 6 (13.95%) XML Messaging
13 6 (13.95%) Scrum
13 6 (13.95%) QA Automation
13 6 (13.95%) Smoke Testing
13 6 (13.95%) WebDriver
14 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
14 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Selenium
2 15 (34.88%) Ranorex
3 9 (20.93%) JMeter
4 6 (13.95%) WebDriver
5 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
5 5 (11.63%) IntelliJ
6 4 (9.30%) Eclipse
6 4 (9.30%) Protractor
6 4 (9.30%) VisualVM
7 3 (6.98%) JBehave
7 3 (6.98%) JIRA
8 2 (4.65%) HP UFT
8 2 (4.65%) LoadRunner
8 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Automotive
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Tester
2 18 (41.86%) Automation Tester
3 8 (18.60%) Agile Tester
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Tester
4 7 (16.28%) QA Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Software Tester
6 5 (11.63%) Test Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) QA Automation Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Java Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) QA Test Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) QA Tester
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Technical Tester
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Tester
8 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Penetration Tester
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
1 6 (13.95%) XML
1 6 (13.95%) XML Messaging
2 5 (11.63%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (9.30%) J2EE
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) Behat
4 1 (2.33%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Virtual Team
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) iPad
3 4 (9.30%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Android
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (67.44%) Automated Testing
3 23 (53.49%) Software Testing
4 17 (39.53%) Manual Testing
5 16 (37.21%) Automation Testing
6 10 (23.26%) Performance Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
8 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
9 6 (13.95%) QA Automation
9 6 (13.95%) Scrum
9 6 (13.95%) Smoke Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.63%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
11 4 (9.30%) BDD
11 4 (9.30%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Test Management
11 4 (9.30%) Time Management
11 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) Java
3 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (46.51%) Degree
2 11 (25.58%) ISEB
3 10 (23.26%) ISTQB
4 7 (16.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) AppDynamics
1 4 (9.30%) IBM
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Seapine
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + pension,health,life,flexi work
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, HC MK14 6FG
White Clarke Group
Salary: £25,000 - £44,000 per year plus Stakeholder pension scheme
Posted: 18 days ago