Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Buckinghamshire > High Wycombe
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 29 44
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 25 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 7.58% 3.77% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 4.38% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 20
High Wycombe median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,850 £39,625
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £59,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +4.30% +11.97%

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 275 251 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 83.33% 85.96% 79.63%
Number of salaries quoted 264 197 358
High Wycombe median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £22,900 £22,650 £27,125
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,750 £64,125
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (84.00%) E-Commerce
3 19 (76.00%) JIRA
3 19 (76.00%) Confluence
3 19 (76.00%) REST
4 17 (68.00%) C#
5 16 (64.00%) .NET
5 16 (64.00%) Bourne shell
6 15 (60.00%) JSON
7 14 (56.00%) QA
8 13 (52.00%) Kanban
8 13 (52.00%) Scrum
9 11 (44.00%) SOAP
9 11 (44.00%) Microservices
10 10 (40.00%) Front End Development
10 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
10 10 (40.00%) Mobile App
10 10 (40.00%) TypeScript
10 10 (40.00%) HTML
10 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
10 10 (40.00%) CSS
10 10 (40.00%) TDD
10 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
10 10 (40.00%) BDD
11 9 (36.00%) Selenium
11 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
11 9 (36.00%) User Experience
12 8 (32.00%) Mobile Development
12 8 (32.00%) .NET Core
12 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration

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 19 (76.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) JIRA
2 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (36.00%) Selenium
3 7 (28.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (16.00%) Robot Framework
6 3 (12.00%) Mercurial
7 2 (8.00%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
1 10 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 9 (36.00%) Angular Developer
3 6 (24.00%) QA Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) QA Leader
5 4 (16.00%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Audio Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Hardware Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Hardware Test Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) REST
2 16 (64.00%) .NET
3 15 (60.00%) JSON
4 11 (44.00%) SOAP
5 10 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 10 (40.00%) CSS
5 10 (40.00%) HTML
6 8 (32.00%) .NET Core
7 7 (28.00%) jQuery
7 7 (28.00%) Web Services
8 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (8.00%) CSS3
9 2 (8.00%) HTML5
9 2 (8.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (36.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (84.00%) E-Commerce
3 13 (52.00%) Kanban
3 13 (52.00%) Scrum
4 11 (44.00%) Microservices
5 10 (40.00%) BDD
5 10 (40.00%) Front End Development
5 10 (40.00%) TDD
5 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (32.00%) Manual Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Mobile Development
7 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Agile Testing
8 6 (24.00%) SDLC
8 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (20.00%) API Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Line Management
9 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) C#
2 16 (64.00%) Bourne shell
3 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (40.00%) TypeScript
4 7 (28.00%) ES6
4 7 (28.00%) Python
5 6 (24.00%) Delphi
6 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (12.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ISEB
1 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (56.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Firmware