The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 74 122 113
Rank change year-on-year +48 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 34 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.46% 0.29% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 0.34% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 34 4 13
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,977
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £38,750 £42,995
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1214 1488 1604
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.72% 86.71% 84.42%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1188 1221
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Buckinghamshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Buckinghamshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Buckinghamshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +44 34 £37,500 - 1
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 43 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.65%) Software Testing
2 29 (42.65%) Test Automation
3 27 (39.71%) SQL
4 24 (35.29%) Java
4 24 (35.29%) TDD
4 24 (35.29%) Selenium
4 24 (35.29%) Automation Testing
5 21 (30.88%) Scrum
6 19 (27.94%) Manual Testing
7 18 (26.47%) QA
7 18 (26.47%) Degree
8 16 (23.53%) ISTQB
9 15 (22.06%) Ranorex
9 15 (22.06%) Virtual Team
10 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (20.59%) HTML
10 14 (20.59%) J2EE
11 13 (19.12%) B2C
11 13 (19.12%) ISEB
11 13 (19.12%) Finance
12 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
12 11 (16.18%) SDLC
13 10 (14.71%) B2B
13 10 (14.71%) XML
13 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
13 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
13 10 (14.71%) Hibernate
14 9 (13.24%) JMeter
14 9 (13.24%) Management Information System

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (35.29%) Selenium
2 15 (22.06%) Ranorex
3 9 (13.24%) JMeter
3 9 (13.24%) JUnit
3 9 (13.24%) TestNG
3 9 (13.24%) WebDriver
4 8 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (8.82%) JIRA
6 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.88%) MSTest
6 4 (5.88%) NCover
6 4 (5.88%) Protractor
6 4 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 4 (5.88%) VisualVM
7 3 (4.41%) JBehave
7 3 (4.41%) LoadRunner
7 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.94%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Automotive
3 4 (5.88%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) German Language
5 2 (2.94%) Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Tester
2 18 (26.47%) Developer
3 17 (25.00%) Automation Tester
4 14 (20.59%) Senior Developer
5 13 (19.12%) Analyst
6 11 (16.18%) Test Analyst
7 9 (13.24%) Agile Tester
7 9 (13.24%) E-Commerce Developer
7 9 (13.24%) J2EE Developer
7 9 (13.24%) Java Developer
7 9 (13.24%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 9 (13.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 8 (11.76%) Senior Tester
9 6 (8.82%) Lead Test Analyst
9 6 (8.82%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Senior Web Developer
9 6 (8.82%) Software Tester
9 6 (8.82%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) HTML
1 14 (20.59%) J2EE
2 10 (14.71%) Hibernate
2 10 (14.71%) XML
3 9 (13.24%) jQuery
3 9 (13.24%) Velocity
4 7 (10.29%) .NET
4 7 (10.29%) .NET Framework
4 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
4 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (8.82%) XML Messaging
6 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (5.88%) CSLA.NET
7 4 (5.88%) CSS
7 4 (5.88%) HTML5
8 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (4.41%) Entity Framework
8 3 (4.41%) Fluent NHibernate
8 3 (4.41%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Virtual Team
2 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (13.24%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.41%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.94%) iPad
5 2 (2.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Android
1 2 (2.94%) Unix
1 2 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.65%) Software Testing
2 29 (42.65%) Test Automation
3 24 (35.29%) Automation Testing
3 24 (35.29%) TDD
4 21 (30.88%) Scrum
5 19 (27.94%) Manual Testing
6 13 (19.12%) B2C
7 11 (16.18%) SDLC
8 10 (14.71%) B2B
8 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
9 9 (13.24%) Information Management
9 9 (13.24%) Test Strategy
10 8 (11.76%) BDD
10 8 (11.76%) MVC
10 8 (11.76%) Performance Testing
11 6 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (8.82%) Regression Testing
11 6 (8.82%) Test Scripting
11 6 (8.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) SQL
2 24 (35.29%) Java
3 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.76%) C#
5 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.41%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.47%) C++
7 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) Degree
2 16 (23.53%) ISTQB
3 13 (19.12%) ISEB
4 8 (11.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.47%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) AppDynamics
3 4 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) hybris
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