The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 97 96
Rank change year-on-year +39 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 29 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.31% 0.28% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 0.31% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 29 3 9
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,977
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £39,500 £42,982
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing 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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 797 975 1037
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 90.98% 92.07% 85.99%
Number of salaries quoted 637 768 785
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
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%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Milton Keynes

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Milton Keynes.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Milton Keynes

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 42 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.03%) Software Testing
2 29 (46.03%) Test Automation
3 27 (42.86%) SQL
4 24 (38.10%) Automation Testing
5 20 (31.75%) Java
5 20 (31.75%) Scrum
5 20 (31.75%) Selenium
6 19 (30.16%) Manual Testing
6 19 (30.16%) TDD
7 18 (28.57%) Degree
7 18 (28.57%) QA
8 16 (25.40%) ISTQB
9 15 (23.81%) Ranorex
9 15 (23.81%) Virtual Team
10 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (22.22%) J2EE
11 13 (20.63%) B2C
11 13 (20.63%) ISEB
11 13 (20.63%) Finance
12 11 (17.46%) SDLC
13 10 (15.87%) Hibernate
13 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
13 10 (15.87%) B2B
13 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
13 10 (15.87%) XML
14 9 (14.29%) JUnit
14 9 (14.29%) HTML
14 9 (14.29%) JMeter
14 9 (14.29%) Management Information System

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (31.75%) Selenium
2 15 (23.81%) Ranorex
3 9 (14.29%) JMeter
3 9 (14.29%) JUnit
3 9 (14.29%) TestNG
3 9 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 6 (9.52%) JIRA
5 4 (6.35%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.35%) Protractor
5 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.35%) VisualVM
6 3 (4.76%) JBehave
6 3 (4.76%) LoadRunner
6 3 (4.76%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.17%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Automotive
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.76%) German Language
5 2 (3.17%) Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Tester
2 17 (26.98%) Automation Tester
3 13 (20.63%) Analyst
3 13 (20.63%) Developer
4 11 (17.46%) Test Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) Agile Tester
5 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce Developer
5 9 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.70%) Senior Tester
7 6 (9.52%) Lead Test Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Software Tester
7 6 (9.52%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) J2EE
2 10 (15.87%) Hibernate
2 10 (15.87%) XML
3 9 (14.29%) HTML
3 9 (14.29%) Velocity
4 6 (9.52%) XML Messaging
5 4 (6.35%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.35%) jQuery
6 3 (4.76%) .NET
6 3 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (4.76%) CSS
6 3 (4.76%) Entity Framework
6 3 (4.76%) Fluent NHibernate
6 3 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.59%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Virtual Team
2 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) iPad
5 2 (3.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Android
1 2 (3.17%) Unix
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.03%) Software Testing
2 29 (46.03%) Test Automation
3 24 (38.10%) Automation Testing
4 20 (31.75%) Scrum
5 19 (30.16%) Manual Testing
5 19 (30.16%) TDD
6 13 (20.63%) B2C
7 11 (17.46%) SDLC
8 10 (15.87%) B2B
8 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
9 9 (14.29%) Information Management
9 9 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 8 (12.70%) Performance Testing
11 7 (11.11%) BDD
12 6 (9.52%) Line Management
12 6 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (9.52%) Regression Testing
12 6 (9.52%) Test Scripting
13 4 (6.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) SQL
2 20 (31.75%) Java
3 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.35%) C#
4 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.76%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) Degree
2 16 (25.40%) ISTQB
3 13 (20.63%) ISEB
4 8 (12.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) AppDynamics
3 4 (6.35%) IBM
4 2 (3.17%) SAP
5 1 (1.59%) hybris