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

Automated Testing
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 62 46
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 52 26 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.83% 3.02% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.22% 3.34% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 58
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +3.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,600 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £51,120
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 836 779 1347
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.72% 90.37% 87.64%
Number of salaries quoted 623 637 1069
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 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 92 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (58.09%) Selenium
3 68 (50.00%) Java
4 60 (44.12%) QA
5 54 (39.71%) BDD
6 48 (35.29%) SQL
7 45 (33.09%) Finance
8 39 (28.68%) TDD
8 39 (28.68%) WebDriver
9 37 (27.21%) JIRA
10 36 (26.47%) QA Automation
11 35 (25.74%) ISEB
12 34 (25.00%) Regression Testing
13 32 (23.53%) ISTQB
13 32 (23.53%) Software Testing
14 31 (22.79%) Scrum
15 26 (19.12%) JavaScript
16 25 (18.38%) Performance Testing
17 24 (17.65%) XML
18 22 (16.18%) E-Commerce
19 21 (15.44%) Test Scripting
19 21 (15.44%) Manual Testing
20 18 (13.24%) PL/SQL
21 17 (12.50%) .NET
21 17 (12.50%) Integration Testing
21 17 (12.50%) Web Testing
22 16 (11.76%) C#
22 16 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
23 15 (11.03%) Jenkins
23 15 (11.03%) Analytical Skills

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 (2.21%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.74%) G Suite
3 1 (0.74%) Office 365
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.21%) Apache Hive
1 3 (2.21%) Big Data
1 3 (2.21%) Cloudera CDH
1 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.21%) Hadoop
1 3 (2.21%) Impala
1 3 (2.21%) Pentaho
1 3 (2.21%) PowerCenter
2 1 (0.74%) MySQL
2 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 79 (58.09%) Selenium
2 39 (28.68%) WebDriver
3 37 (27.21%) JIRA
4 15 (11.03%) Jenkins
5 14 (10.29%) Cucumber
6 13 (9.56%) JMeter
7 11 (8.09%) JUnit
8 10 (7.35%) TestNG
9 8 (5.88%) HP UFT
9 8 (5.88%) IntelliJ
10 7 (5.15%) LoadRunner
10 7 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (4.41%) Ranorex
12 5 (3.68%) Calabash
12 5 (3.68%) Protractor
13 4 (2.94%) Eclipse
13 4 (2.94%) SoapUI
14 3 (2.21%) Talend Open Studio
15 2 (1.47%) JBehave
15 2 (1.47%) Selenium IDE
General
1 45 (33.09%) Finance
2 7 (5.15%) Automotive
3 3 (2.21%) Banking
4 2 (1.47%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Front Office
5 1 (0.74%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (22.79%) Java Engineer
1 31 (22.79%) QA Engineer
2 29 (21.32%) QA Automation Engineer
3 28 (20.59%) Automation Engineer
3 28 (20.59%) Tester
4 21 (15.44%) Developer
5 20 (14.71%) Test Engineer
6 18 (13.24%) Analyst
7 15 (11.03%) Test Analyst
8 14 (10.29%) Automation Tester
8 14 (10.29%) JIRA Engineer
9 12 (8.82%) Senior Developer
9 12 (8.82%) Test Automation Engineer
10 11 (8.09%) Java Developer
11 9 (6.62%) Test Manager
12 8 (5.88%) C# Developer
13 7 (5.15%) .NET Developer
13 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (5.15%) J2EE Developer
13 7 (5.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.65%) XML
2 17 (12.50%) .NET
3 12 (8.82%) AngularJS
4 11 (8.09%) HTML
4 11 (8.09%) J2EE
5 9 (6.62%) SOAP
6 8 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (5.15%) Hibernate
7 7 (5.15%) Velocity
8 6 (4.41%) Node.js
9 5 (3.68%) Apache Cordova
9 5 (3.68%) CSS
9 5 (3.68%) Gherkin
10 4 (2.94%) Behat
10 4 (2.94%) CSS3
10 4 (2.94%) Express
10 4 (2.94%) HTML5
11 3 (2.21%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.62%) iPad
2 9 (6.62%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.41%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.68%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.94%) iPhone
6 4 (2.94%) Smartcard
7 3 (2.21%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.47%) User Experience
9 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.41%) Windows
2 4 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (39.71%) BDD
3 39 (28.68%) TDD
4 36 (26.47%) QA Automation
5 34 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 32 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 31 (22.79%) Scrum
8 25 (18.38%) Performance Testing
9 22 (16.18%) E-Commerce
10 21 (15.44%) Manual Testing
10 21 (15.44%) Test Scripting
11 17 (12.50%) Integration Testing
11 17 (12.50%) Web Testing
12 16 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (10.29%) API Testing
13 14 (10.29%) SDET
14 13 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (9.56%) SDLC
15 12 (8.82%) Functional Testing
15 12 (8.82%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (50.00%) Java
2 48 (35.29%) SQL
3 26 (19.12%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.24%) PL/SQL
5 16 (11.76%) C#
6 13 (9.56%) Ruby
7 4 (2.94%) Python
8 1 (0.74%) PHP
8 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (25.74%) ISEB
2 32 (23.53%) ISTQB
3 13 (9.56%) Degree
4 5 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (3.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.74%) HND
5 1 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (44.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.21%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (5.88%) Oracle
2 7 (5.15%) HP
3 3 (2.21%) Ab Initio
3 3 (2.21%) hybris
3 3 (2.21%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (2.21%) Talend
4 2 (1.47%) AppDynamics
4 2 (1.47%) IBM
4 2 (1.47%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.74%) Google
5 1 (0.74%) Seapine
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday