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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 82 101 81
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.67% 0.82% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.96% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 19
Median salary £46,000 £33,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.34% +2.30%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
Buckinghamshire

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
818 1247 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 90.89% 85.18% 82.69%
Number of salaries quoted 640 970 782
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 3 (42.86%) JMeter
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Fintech
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) CGI
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) JMeter
2 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Test Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Quality Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CGI
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
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