Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Task Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Task Automation over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Task Automation
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 156 182
Rank change year-on-year +11 +26 +2
Permanent jobs citing Task Automation 21 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.75% 0.63% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.73% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 25
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
South East median annual salary £42,500 £47,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year -10.99% -9.05% +20.00%

Task Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2365 2608 3597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 84.01% 85.79% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1860 2203 2906
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Task Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Task Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Task Automation in Buckinghamshire

Task Automation
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Task Automation in Buckinghamshire

Task Automation
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Task Automation in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Task Automation in Buckinghamshire

Task Automation
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Task Automation within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +12 20 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Task Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Task 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Task Automation.

1 13 (61.90%) PowerShell
2 12 (57.14%) Python
2 12 (57.14%) Ansible
3 10 (47.62%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) C#
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (33.33%) YAML
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 7 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (33.33%) VPN
5 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 7 (33.33%) IIS
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
5 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 7 (33.33%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (33.33%) XML
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
6 6 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (28.57%) nginx
6 6 (28.57%) SaaS
6 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef

Task Automation
Co-occurring 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 7 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (33.33%) IIS
2 6 (28.57%) Apache
2 6 (28.57%) nginx
3 3 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) SaaS
2 3 (14.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) VPN
2 6 (28.57%) Broadband
2 6 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) SMTP
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (4.76%) DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Head of Operations
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Server Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
1 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 7 (33.33%) XML
1 7 (33.33%) YAML
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (9.52%) CMDB
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM
4 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.52%) SDLC
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) PowerShell
2 12 (57.14%) Python
3 8 (38.10%) C#
4 7 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (23.81%) PHP
5 5 (23.81%) Ruby
6 3 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Ansible
2 6 (28.57%) Nagios
2 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) IBM