The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 65 - 100
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 24 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.77% - 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% - 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22 0 7
Median salary £37,250 - £31,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 - £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 - £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 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 786 958 1025
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 90.76% 92.03% 86.50%
Number of salaries quoted 633 758 779
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 £34,500 £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%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Milton Keynes

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Milton Keynes

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Milton Keynes

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (60.42%) Automated Testing
3 27 (56.25%) Software Testing
4 20 (41.67%) Degree
4 20 (41.67%) Selenium
5 16 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 16 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 15 (31.25%) Ranorex
6 15 (31.25%) Virtual Team
6 15 (31.25%) ISEB
7 13 (27.08%) Java
8 12 (25.00%) SQL
8 12 (25.00%) ISTQB
9 11 (22.92%) Performance Testing
9 11 (22.92%) Finance
10 10 (20.83%) JMeter
11 9 (18.75%) Regression Testing
11 9 (18.75%) Test Scripting
11 9 (18.75%) BDD
12 8 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 8 (16.67%) QA
13 7 (14.58%) WebDriver
14 6 (12.50%) Functional Testing
14 6 (12.50%) XML Messaging
14 6 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
14 6 (12.50%) XML
14 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
14 6 (12.50%) HTML
15 5 (10.42%) Automotive
15 5 (10.42%) IntelliJ

Test Automation
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (41.67%) Selenium
2 15 (31.25%) Ranorex
3 10 (20.83%) JMeter
4 7 (14.58%) WebDriver
5 5 (10.42%) IntelliJ
5 5 (10.42%) JIRA
6 4 (8.33%) Calabash
6 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (8.33%) Protractor
6 4 (8.33%) VisualVM
7 3 (6.25%) JBehave
7 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
8 2 (4.17%) HP UFT
8 2 (4.17%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Automotive
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Front Office
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Tester
2 18 (37.50%) Automation Tester
3 12 (25.00%) Agile Tester
4 8 (16.67%) Senior Tester
5 6 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Test Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Java Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Software Tester
7 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
8 3 (6.25%) Performance Tester
8 3 (6.25%) QA Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Performance Tester
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Technical Tester
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Tester
8 3 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) HTML
1 6 (12.50%) XML
1 6 (12.50%) XML Messaging
2 4 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
2 4 (8.33%) J2EE
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
4 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.08%) Behat
4 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Virtual Team
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.33%) iPad
3 4 (8.33%) iPhone
3 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Android
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (2.08%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (60.42%) Automated Testing
3 27 (56.25%) Software Testing
4 16 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 16 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 11 (22.92%) Performance Testing
6 9 (18.75%) BDD
6 9 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 9 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Smoke Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Test Management
9 4 (8.33%) Time Management
9 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) Load Testing
11 2 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) Java
2 12 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.33%) Ruby
5 2 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Degree
2 15 (31.25%) ISEB
3 12 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 8 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) AppDynamics
1 4 (8.33%) IBM
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Seapine