Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 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 6 months to 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Buckinghamshire > High Wycombe
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 45 61
Rank change year-on-year +14 +16 -42
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 4.91% 3.82% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.86% 4.84% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 12
High Wycombe median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.09% +37.66%
10th Percentile £38,000 £37,125 £32,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £59,500 £59,425
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21% -15.38%

Test 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 High Wycombe with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
High Wycombe
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 273 413 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 83.74% 78.97% 80.52%
Number of salaries quoted 226 344 406
High Wycombe median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £24,125 £27,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £69,375
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in High Wycombe

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in High Wycombe

Test Automation
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in High Wycombe

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in High Wycombe over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 9 (56.25%) Degree
1 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 8 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) C++
3 7 (43.75%) JIRA
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) QA
4 6 (37.50%) Selenium
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) VBScript
6 4 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
6 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (25.00%) C
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) EDI
6 4 (25.00%) JUnit
6 4 (25.00%) JSON
6 4 (25.00%) Statistics
6 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 4 (25.00%) Time Management
6 4 (25.00%) Android
6 4 (25.00%) Mac OS
6 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (25.00%) CAPI

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in High Wycombe 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 (18.75%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Jenkins
2 7 (43.75%) JIRA
3 6 (37.50%) Selenium
4 4 (25.00%) Android Studio
4 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (25.00%) Gradle
4 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 4 (25.00%) JUnit
5 3 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
5 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
5 3 (18.75%) eggPlant
6 2 (12.50%) GoogleTest
6 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
6 2 (12.50%) Robot Framework
6 2 (12.50%) Subversion
7 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Test Automation Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Java Android Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Audio Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Hardware Test Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Software Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) Android SDK
2 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (25.00%) EDI
2 4 (25.00%) HTML5
2 4 (25.00%) JSON
2 4 (25.00%) REST
2 4 (25.00%) RESTful
2 4 (25.00%) Retrofit
2 4 (25.00%) RxJava
3 2 (12.50%) Qt
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) Laravel
4 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (6.25%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Android
2 4 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Android Development
4 4 (25.00%) CAPI
4 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 4 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (25.00%) Push Notifications
4 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 4 (25.00%) Statistics
4 4 (25.00%) Test Management
4 4 (25.00%) Time Management
4 4 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) V-Model
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) Coaching
7 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C++
1 7 (43.75%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) VBScript
3 4 (25.00%) C
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) R
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) Master's Degree
3 3 (18.75%) HP AIS
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (18.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Kibana
2 1 (6.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Google