The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 117 121
Rank change year-on-year +36 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 28 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.99% 0.28% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 0.33% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 11
Median salary £42,500 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.78% -5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £44,700 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation 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 1237 1530 1704
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.86% 86.78% 84.27%
Number of salaries quoted 998 1212 1286
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,977
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Buckinghamshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Buckinghamshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Buckinghamshire

Test 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 Test Automation within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 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 - 26 £40,500 - 4
Iver - 2 £44,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (53.70%) Automated Testing
3 27 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 23 (42.59%) Selenium
5 20 (37.04%) Degree
6 19 (35.19%) Automation Testing
7 18 (33.33%) Manual Testing
8 16 (29.63%) ISEB
9 15 (27.78%) Java
9 15 (27.78%) Ranorex
9 15 (27.78%) Virtual Team
10 14 (25.93%) SQL
11 13 (24.07%) ISTQB
11 13 (24.07%) Performance Testing
12 12 (22.22%) JMeter
13 11 (20.37%) Finance
13 11 (20.37%) Regression Testing
13 11 (20.37%) BDD
14 9 (16.67%) Test Scripting
14 9 (16.67%) WebDriver
15 8 (14.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 8 (14.81%) QA
16 6 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
16 6 (11.11%) XML Messaging
16 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
16 6 (11.11%) HTML
16 6 (11.11%) XML
16 6 (11.11%) Functional Testing
16 6 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
16 6 (11.11%) Test Management

Test 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (42.59%) Selenium
2 15 (27.78%) Ranorex
3 12 (22.22%) JMeter
4 9 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 5 (9.26%) Calabash
5 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
5 5 (9.26%) IntelliJ
5 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
5 5 (9.26%) JIRA
6 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
6 4 (7.41%) LoadRunner
6 4 (7.41%) Protractor
6 4 (7.41%) SoapUI
6 4 (7.41%) VisualVM
7 3 (5.56%) HP UFT
7 3 (5.56%) JBehave
8 2 (3.70%) LoadUI
8 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Automotive
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Front Office
4 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (61.11%) Tester
2 18 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 13 (24.07%) Agile Tester
4 8 (14.81%) Senior Tester
4 8 (14.81%) Test Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Test Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Java Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Software Tester
7 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Penetration Tester
8 3 (5.56%) Performance Tester
8 3 (5.56%) QA Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Performance Tester
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Technical Tester
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) HTML
1 6 (11.11%) XML
1 6 (11.11%) XML Messaging
2 5 (9.26%) Apache Cordova
3 4 (7.41%) J2EE
4 3 (5.56%) Web Services
5 2 (3.70%) .NET
6 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.85%) Behat
6 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Virtual Team
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
3 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.41%) iPad
3 4 (7.41%) iPhone
4 2 (3.70%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Android
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (53.70%) Automated Testing
3 27 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 19 (35.19%) Automation Testing
5 18 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 13 (24.07%) Performance Testing
7 11 (20.37%) BDD
7 11 (20.37%) Regression Testing
8 9 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 6 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Test Management
9 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 5 (9.26%) SDLC
10 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
11 4 (7.41%) Smoke Testing
11 4 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) Java
2 14 (25.93%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) Ruby
5 2 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Degree
2 16 (29.63%) ISEB
3 13 (24.07%) ISTQB
4 8 (14.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) AppDynamics
1 4 (7.41%) IBM
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Seapine
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago