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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 70 78 87
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 20 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.77% 0.64% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 0.87% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 2
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -2.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,200 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £40,000 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
908 690 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 80.50% 73.80% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 650 599 559
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,200 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation.

1 27 (69.23%) Selenium
2 18 (46.15%) Automated Testing
3 16 (41.03%) .NET
4 15 (38.46%) C#
5 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (28.21%) Java
6 10 (25.64%) Test Scripting
6 10 (25.64%) WebDriver
6 10 (25.64%) Automation Testing
7 9 (23.08%) Behat
7 9 (23.08%) Gherkin
7 9 (23.08%) PHPUnit
7 9 (23.08%) BDD
7 9 (23.08%) TDD
7 9 (23.08%) Telerik
8 8 (20.51%) SQL
8 8 (20.51%) Oracle
8 8 (20.51%) Finance
9 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
10 6 (15.38%) Apache
10 6 (15.38%) MySQL
11 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Test Management
11 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
11 5 (12.82%) JMeter
11 5 (12.82%) ISEB
11 5 (12.82%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (12.82%) Windows NT
11 5 (12.82%) VBScript

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) Mule
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) MySQL
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (69.23%) Selenium
2 10 (25.64%) WebDriver
3 9 (23.08%) PHPUnit
3 9 (23.08%) Behat
4 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
5 5 (12.82%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (12.82%) JMeter
6 4 (10.26%) Subversion
6 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
7 3 (7.69%) JIRA
8 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
8 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Tester
2 14 (35.90%) Software Tester
3 6 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Lead Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Automated Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Automated Test Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.56%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) Gherkin
3 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
4 4 (10.26%) jQuery
5 2 (5.13%) Play Framework
6 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) UNIX
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
1 5 (12.82%) Windows NT
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Automated Testing
2 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Test Scripting
3 10 (25.64%) Automation Testing
4 9 (23.08%) BDD
4 9 (23.08%) TDD
5 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Test Management
5 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
5 5 (12.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Load Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Manual Testing
8 2 (5.13%) WFM
8 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.13%) Workflow
8 2 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) C#
2 11 (28.21%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) SQL
4 5 (12.82%) VBScript
4 5 (12.82%) PHP
5 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.13%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) C
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ISEB
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Telerik
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
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