Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Buckinghamshire > High Wycombe
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 40 43
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 14 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 4.96% 1.74% 5.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.67% 2.12% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 25
High Wycombe median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +21.88% -3.03%
10th Percentile £36,750 £42,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £59,450 £57,625 £57,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +16.88% -0.65% +10.71%

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 247 283 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 87.59% 82.27% 83.10%
Number of salaries quoted 227 221 358
High Wycombe median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £63,750
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the High Wycombe region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 10 (71.43%) Bourne shell
4 9 (64.29%) Web Services
5 8 (57.14%) Confluence
5 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
5 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
5 8 (57.14%) JIRA
5 8 (57.14%) QA
5 8 (57.14%) REST
5 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
6 7 (50.00%) Agile Testing
6 7 (50.00%) Microservices
6 7 (50.00%) SDLC
6 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (50.00%) ISEB
6 7 (50.00%) SOAP
6 7 (50.00%) Delphi
7 6 (42.86%) Python
7 6 (42.86%) Selenium
8 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
9 4 (28.57%) Robot Framework
9 4 (28.57%) Analytics
10 3 (21.43%) User Experience
10 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
10 3 (21.43%) TypeScript
10 3 (21.43%) AngularJS

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 8 (57.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (14.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 8 (57.14%) JIRA
2 6 (42.86%) Selenium
3 4 (28.57%) Robot Framework
4 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
6 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Angular Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Audio Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Hardware Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) Web Services
3 8 (57.14%) REST
4 7 (50.00%) SOAP
5 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) JSON
7 2 (14.29%) CSS3
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) LESS
8 1 (7.14%) .NET Core
8 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Microservices
4 7 (50.00%) SDLC
4 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (28.57%) Analytics
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
6 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (14.29%) Test Management
7 2 (14.29%) Use Case
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) Bourne shell
3 7 (50.00%) Delphi
4 6 (42.86%) Python
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) TypeScript
6 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 7 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware