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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 87 97 80
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.81% 1.10% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.28% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 20
Median salary £37,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £34,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £52,500 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
762 1251 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 88.50% 85.98% 85.13%
Number of salaries quoted 637 1032 724
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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
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 30 July 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) JMeter
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Fintech
4 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) CGI
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) QA

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:

Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) JMeter
2 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Quality Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CGI
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP