Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Buckinghamshire > High Wycombe
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 43 53
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 2.34% 4.91% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 6.28% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 25 15
High Wycombe median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,500 £57,500 £57,700
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year +1.27% +13.67% -0.71%

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 High Wycombe with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
High Wycombe
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 269 398 497
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 78.65% 78.19% 80.55%
Number of salaries quoted 206 348 393
High Wycombe median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,875 £63,750 £65,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (50.00%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) eggPlant
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) Confluence
5 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
5 2 (25.00%) Firmware
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) V-Model
6 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
6 1 (12.50%) Qt
6 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) Degree

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 2 (25.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (25.00%) eggPlant
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) GoogleTest
5 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
5 1 (12.50%) Robot Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Test Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Audio Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Hardware Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) V-Model
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C++
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Google
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago