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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 60 47
Rank change year-on-year +19 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 52 27 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.68% 3.22% 4.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.07% 3.58% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 45 22 64
Milton Keynes median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +7.58%  
10th Percentile £25,125 £28,825 £29,000
90th Percentile £62,000 £57,500 £53,205
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 857 754 1337
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.56% 89.98% 87.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3188 2766 5148
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £67,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.52%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 90 (68.70%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (58.02%) Selenium
3 63 (48.09%) Java
4 56 (42.75%) QA
5 53 (40.46%) BDD
6 43 (32.82%) SQL
6 43 (32.82%) Finance
7 38 (29.01%) WebDriver
8 36 (27.48%) JIRA
8 36 (27.48%) TDD
9 35 (26.72%) ISEB
10 34 (25.95%) QA Automation
11 33 (25.19%) Regression Testing
11 33 (25.19%) ISTQB
12 31 (23.66%) Software Testing
13 30 (22.90%) Scrum
14 25 (19.08%) JavaScript
15 23 (17.56%) Performance Testing
16 21 (16.03%) E-Commerce
17 20 (15.27%) XML
17 20 (15.27%) Test Scripting
17 20 (15.27%) Manual Testing
18 17 (12.98%) .NET
19 16 (12.21%) C#
19 16 (12.21%) Integration Testing
19 16 (12.21%) Web Testing
19 16 (12.21%) User Acceptance Testing
19 16 (12.21%) Jenkins
20 15 (11.45%) Cucumber
20 15 (11.45%) PL/SQL

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 (2.29%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.76%) G Suite
3 1 (0.76%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.29%) Apache Hive
1 3 (2.29%) Big Data
1 3 (2.29%) Cloudera CDH
1 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.29%) Hadoop
1 3 (2.29%) Impala
1 3 (2.29%) Pentaho
1 3 (2.29%) PowerCenter
2 1 (0.76%) MySQL
2 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 76 (58.02%) Selenium
2 38 (29.01%) WebDriver
3 36 (27.48%) JIRA
4 16 (12.21%) Jenkins
5 15 (11.45%) Cucumber
6 12 (9.16%) JMeter
7 9 (6.87%) JUnit
7 9 (6.87%) TestNG
8 8 (6.11%) HP UFT
8 8 (6.11%) IntelliJ
9 7 (5.34%) LoadRunner
9 7 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (3.82%) Calabash
10 5 (3.82%) Ranorex
11 4 (3.05%) Protractor
12 3 (2.29%) Eclipse
12 3 (2.29%) SoapUI
12 3 (2.29%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (1.53%) Selenium IDE
14 1 (0.76%) VisualVM
General
1 43 (32.82%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Automotive
3 4 (3.05%) Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Front Office
5 1 (0.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 30 (22.90%) Java Engineer
2 29 (22.14%) QA Engineer
3 27 (20.61%) Automation Engineer
3 27 (20.61%) QA Automation Engineer
4 26 (19.85%) Tester
5 19 (14.50%) Analyst
5 19 (14.50%) Developer
6 18 (13.74%) Test Engineer
7 15 (11.45%) Test Analyst
8 14 (10.69%) JIRA Engineer
9 13 (9.92%) Automation Tester
10 11 (8.40%) Senior Developer
11 10 (7.63%) Test Automation Engineer
11 10 (7.63%) Test Manager
12 9 (6.87%) Java Developer
13 8 (6.11%) C# Developer
14 7 (5.34%) .NET Developer
14 7 (5.34%) ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (5.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (5.34%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.27%) XML
2 17 (12.98%) .NET
3 12 (9.16%) AngularJS
4 10 (7.63%) HTML
5 9 (6.87%) SOAP
6 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET
6 8 (6.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (6.11%) J2EE
6 8 (6.11%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (4.58%) Node.js
8 5 (3.82%) Apache Cordova
8 5 (3.82%) CSS
8 5 (3.82%) Hibernate
8 5 (3.82%) Velocity
9 4 (3.05%) Behat
9 4 (3.05%) CSS3
9 4 (3.05%) Express
9 4 (3.05%) Gherkin
9 4 (3.05%) HTML5
9 4 (3.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.63%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.87%) iPad
4 5 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.82%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.05%) iPhone
5 4 (3.05%) Smartcard
6 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.53%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.58%) Windows
2 4 (3.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (68.70%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (40.46%) BDD
3 36 (27.48%) TDD
4 34 (25.95%) QA Automation
5 33 (25.19%) Regression Testing
6 31 (23.66%) Software Testing
7 30 (22.90%) Scrum
8 23 (17.56%) Performance Testing
9 21 (16.03%) E-Commerce
10 20 (15.27%) Manual Testing
10 20 (15.27%) Test Scripting
11 16 (12.21%) Integration Testing
11 16 (12.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (12.21%) Web Testing
12 14 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (9.92%) API Testing
13 13 (9.92%) SDET
14 12 (9.16%) Functional Testing
14 12 (9.16%) SDLC
14 12 (9.16%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 63 (48.09%) Java
2 43 (32.82%) SQL
3 25 (19.08%) JavaScript
4 16 (12.21%) C#
5 15 (11.45%) PL/SQL
6 13 (9.92%) Ruby
7 4 (3.05%) Python
8 1 (0.76%) PHP
8 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (26.72%) ISEB
2 33 (25.19%) ISTQB
3 12 (9.16%) Degree
4 6 (4.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.76%) HND
7 1 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (42.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.34%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.29%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (6.11%) Oracle
2 7 (5.34%) HP
3 4 (3.05%) hybris
4 3 (2.29%) Ab Initio
4 3 (2.29%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (2.29%) Talend
5 1 (0.76%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.76%) Google
5 1 (0.76%) IBM
5 1 (0.76%) Seapine
Milton Keynes
White Clarke Group
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago