Period
to 27 July 2017

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 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 93 66
Rank change year-on-year +45 -27 -23
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 100 41 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.71% 2.27% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.18% 2.49% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 87 39 98
Milton Keynes median annual salary £42,500 £37,700 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.73% +10.88% -9.33%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,100 £26,738
90th Percentile £60,950 £57,500 £53,400
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% +14.49% -1.43%

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 1617 1645 2454
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 92.29% 90.88% 87.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1237 1319 1947
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

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 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 71 (71.00%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (60.00%) Selenium
3 48 (48.00%) Java
4 46 (46.00%) BDD
5 36 (36.00%) QA
6 32 (32.00%) Finance
7 31 (31.00%) JIRA
8 30 (30.00%) WebDriver
9 29 (29.00%) ISTQB
9 29 (29.00%) ISEB
10 26 (26.00%) SQL
11 25 (25.00%) QA Automation
12 23 (23.00%) TDD
13 22 (22.00%) Software Testing
13 22 (22.00%) JavaScript
13 22 (22.00%) Scrum
14 21 (21.00%) Regression Testing
15 18 (18.00%) Cucumber
16 17 (17.00%) E-Commerce
17 16 (16.00%) Test Scripting
18 15 (15.00%) Performance Testing
18 15 (15.00%) Manual Testing
18 15 (15.00%) Jenkins
19 14 (14.00%) C#
19 14 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
20 13 (13.00%) .NET
20 13 (13.00%) XML
21 12 (12.00%) Integration Testing
21 12 (12.00%) Web Testing

Test Automation
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.00%) G Suite
3 1 (1.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.00%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (3.00%) Big Data
1 3 (3.00%) Cloudera CDH
1 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (3.00%) Impala
1 3 (3.00%) Pentaho
1 3 (3.00%) PowerCenter
2 1 (1.00%) MySQL
2 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 60 (60.00%) Selenium
2 31 (31.00%) JIRA
3 30 (30.00%) WebDriver
4 18 (18.00%) Cucumber
5 15 (15.00%) Jenkins
6 11 (11.00%) JMeter
7 8 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (7.00%) HP UFT
8 7 (7.00%) LoadRunner
9 5 (5.00%) Calabash
9 5 (5.00%) IntelliJ
9 5 (5.00%) JUnit
9 5 (5.00%) TestNG
10 3 (3.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (3.00%) Bitbucket
10 3 (3.00%) Git (software)
10 3 (3.00%) Protractor
10 3 (3.00%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.00%) Ranorex
General
1 32 (32.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.00%) Automotive
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (22.00%) Java Engineer
2 21 (21.00%) QA Engineer
3 20 (20.00%) Tester
4 19 (19.00%) Automation Engineer
4 19 (19.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 15 (15.00%) Analyst
6 11 (11.00%) Automation Tester
6 11 (11.00%) Developer
6 11 (11.00%) Test Engineer
7 10 (10.00%) JIRA Engineer
8 9 (9.00%) Test Analyst
8 9 (9.00%) Test Manager
9 8 (8.00%) Test Automation Manager
10 6 (6.00%) E-Commerce Manager
10 6 (6.00%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (5.00%) .NET Developer
11 5 (5.00%) Agile Tester
11 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (5.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.00%) .NET
1 13 (13.00%) XML
2 10 (10.00%) SOAP
3 9 (9.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (7.00%) HTML
5 6 (6.00%) Node.js
6 5 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
6 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (5.00%) Middleware
7 4 (4.00%) CSS
7 4 (4.00%) CSS3
7 4 (4.00%) Express
7 4 (4.00%) HTML5
8 3 (3.00%) Behat
8 3 (3.00%) Gherkin
9 2 (2.00%) J2EE
9 2 (2.00%) React
9 2 (2.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.00%) iPad
4 3 (3.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.00%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.00%) User Experience
5 2 (2.00%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.00%) iPhone
6 1 (1.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (71.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (46.00%) BDD
3 25 (25.00%) QA Automation
4 23 (23.00%) TDD
5 22 (22.00%) Scrum
5 22 (22.00%) Software Testing
6 21 (21.00%) Regression Testing
7 17 (17.00%) E-Commerce
8 16 (16.00%) Test Scripting
9 15 (15.00%) Manual Testing
9 15 (15.00%) Performance Testing
10 14 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (14.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (12.00%) Integration Testing
11 12 (12.00%) Web Testing
12 11 (11.00%) Test Management
13 10 (10.00%) Functional Testing
14 9 (9.00%) API Testing
14 9 (9.00%) SDET
14 9 (9.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.00%) Java
2 26 (26.00%) SQL
3 22 (22.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.00%) C#
5 12 (12.00%) Ruby
6 10 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.00%) Python
8 1 (1.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (29.00%) ISEB
1 29 (29.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (7.00%) Degree
3 5 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.00%) HND
5 1 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (36.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (8.00%) HP
2 5 (5.00%) hybris
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle
3 3 (3.00%) Ab Initio
3 3 (3.00%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (3.00%) Talend
4 1 (1.00%) Google
Milton Keynes
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% BONUS
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago