Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 81 51
Rank change year-on-year +27 -30 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 82 56 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.87% 3.35% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 3.77% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 65 64 130
Milton Keynes median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% +7.69% -18.75%
10th Percentile £31,050 £28,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,125 £52,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21% -15.38%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1527 1485 2396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 90.68% 88.82% 87.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1133 1293 1970
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 60 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (58.54%) Selenium
3 39 (47.56%) Java
4 32 (39.02%) BDD
5 28 (34.15%) QA
6 27 (32.93%) JIRA
7 24 (29.27%) Scrum
8 23 (28.05%) E-Commerce
8 23 (28.05%) ISTQB
8 23 (28.05%) TDD
9 22 (26.83%) ISEB
9 22 (26.83%) Finance
10 20 (24.39%) Cucumber
11 19 (23.17%) WebDriver
12 18 (21.95%) SQL
13 17 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (19.51%) Test Scripting
14 16 (19.51%) Jenkins
14 16 (19.51%) User Stories
15 15 (18.29%) .NET
16 13 (15.85%) SDLC
17 11 (13.41%) QA Automation
17 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
17 11 (13.41%) Kanban
17 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
17 11 (13.41%) Test Management
18 10 (12.20%) Software Testing
18 10 (12.20%) Integration Testing
18 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
19 9 (10.98%) Defect Management

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 4 (4.88%) Confluence
2 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) npm
1 4 (4.88%) OpenShift
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
1 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.22%) Big Data
4 1 (1.22%) Cloudera CDH
4 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.22%) Impala
4 1 (1.22%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.22%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 48 (58.54%) Selenium
2 27 (32.93%) JIRA
3 20 (24.39%) Cucumber
4 19 (23.17%) WebDriver
5 16 (19.51%) Jenkins
6 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
7 7 (8.54%) HP UFT
7 7 (8.54%) JMeter
7 7 (8.54%) Protractor
8 6 (7.32%) TestNG
9 5 (6.10%) JUnit
9 5 (6.10%) LoadRunner
9 5 (6.10%) Mocha
9 5 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (4.88%) GitLab
10 4 (4.88%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (3.66%) Bitbucket
12 1 (1.22%) eCATT
12 1 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 22 (26.83%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Automotive
3 2 (2.44%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
4 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (19.51%) Analyst
2 14 (17.07%) Java Engineer
3 11 (13.41%) QA Engineer
3 11 (13.41%) Tester
4 10 (12.20%) Automation Engineer
4 10 (12.20%) Test Analyst
4 10 (12.20%) Test Automation Manager
4 10 (12.20%) Test Manager
5 9 (10.98%) QA Automation Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Automation Tester
6 8 (9.76%) Test Leader
7 7 (8.54%) Test Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Automation Test Lead
8 6 (7.32%) Developer
8 6 (7.32%) E-Commerce Manager
8 6 (7.32%) JIRA Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) QA Leader
8 6 (7.32%) Security Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) .NET
2 9 (10.98%) SOAP
3 7 (8.54%) Node.js
4 6 (7.32%) AngularJS
4 6 (7.32%) XML
5 5 (6.10%) Middleware
6 4 (4.88%) Chai
6 4 (4.88%) Gherkin
6 4 (4.88%) HTML
6 4 (4.88%) RESTful
7 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.66%) Behat
8 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (2.44%) CSS
8 2 (2.44%) CSS3
8 2 (2.44%) Express
8 2 (2.44%) HTML5
8 2 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.22%) React
9 1 (1.22%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (6.10%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.44%) PDA
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.22%) iPad
6 1 (1.22%) Social Media
6 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.02%) BDD
3 24 (29.27%) Scrum
4 23 (28.05%) E-Commerce
4 23 (28.05%) TDD
5 17 (20.73%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (19.51%) Test Scripting
6 16 (19.51%) User Stories
7 13 (15.85%) SDLC
8 11 (13.41%) Kanban
8 11 (13.41%) QA Automation
8 11 (13.41%) Test Management
9 10 (12.20%) Integration Testing
9 10 (12.20%) Software Testing
10 9 (10.98%) Defect Management
10 9 (10.98%) Regression Testing
10 9 (10.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (9.76%) Functional Testing
12 7 (8.54%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (47.56%) Java
2 18 (21.95%) SQL
3 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.98%) C#
5 6 (7.32%) Ruby
6 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.88%) Python
7 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (28.05%) ISTQB
2 22 (26.83%) ISEB
3 8 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.44%) Degree
5 1 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.22%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (34.15%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (7.32%) HP
1 6 (7.32%) hybris
2 4 (4.88%) IBM
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.22%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.22%) SAP
4 1 (1.22%) Talend