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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 98 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.095% 0.57% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.67% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Average salary £47,500 £37,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.37% -32.72%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
931 897 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 88.50% 84.54% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 801 678 697
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) Spring
5 5 (41.67%) Spring MVC
5 5 (41.67%) hybris
5 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
5 5 (41.67%) J2EE
5 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
6 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Selenium
7 3 (25.00%) jQuery
7 3 (25.00%) Ajax
7 3 (25.00%) OOD
7 3 (25.00%) ISEB
7 3 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) OO
7 3 (25.00%) QA
7 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
8 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
8 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 2 (16.67%) XSLT
8 2 (16.67%) C#

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) JMeter
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java E-Commerce Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) XML Developer
3 2 (16.67%) XML XSLT Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Quality Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
1 5 (41.67%) J2EE
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
1 5 (41.67%) Spring MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Ajax
2 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (25.00%) OOD
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (8.33%) System Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) hybris
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP