The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 189 183 168
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 42 49 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 0.88% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.05% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 38 48 30
Average salary £58,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Automated Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4371 4684 4396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 84.59% 84.46% 82.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3557 3394 3180
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Berkshire region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Berkshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +17 10 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Reading -7 10 £66,250 +47.22% 6
Bracknell +14 8 £60,000 +50.00% 3
Wokingham - 5 £60,000 -
Maidenhead -1 3 £70,000 +33.33%
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 78 (72.90%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (44.86%) Manual Testing
3 44 (41.12%) Java
4 41 (38.32%) QA
5 40 (37.38%) C#
5 40 (37.38%) Scrum
6 39 (36.45%) SQL
7 38 (35.51%) Selenium
8 29 (27.10%) .NET
9 26 (24.30%) SQL Server
9 26 (24.30%) Finance
10 24 (22.43%) TDD
10 24 (22.43%) SDLC
11 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
11 23 (21.50%) Web Services
11 23 (21.50%) Test Automation
12 21 (19.63%) Oracle
13 20 (18.69%) .NET Framework
14 18 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (16.82%) CSS
14 18 (16.82%) Windows
14 18 (16.82%) HTML
14 18 (16.82%) Software Engineering
15 16 (14.95%) SOA
15 16 (14.95%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (14.95%) JIRA
15 16 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (14.95%) Mentoring
16 15 (14.02%) XML
17 14 (13.08%) Telecoms

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.74%) IIS
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
2 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.93%) Node.js
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Project
1 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.74%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.87%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.48%) MySQL
3 5 (4.67%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (35.51%) Selenium
2 16 (14.95%) JIRA
3 14 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (12.15%) Jenkins
5 10 (9.35%) HP UFT
5 10 (9.35%) WebDriver
6 9 (8.41%) Visual Studio
7 8 (7.48%) Git (software)
7 8 (7.48%) JUnit
7 8 (7.48%) TestComplete
8 6 (5.61%) LoadRunner
8 6 (5.61%) SoapUI
8 6 (5.61%) TestNG
9 5 (4.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (4.67%) Subversion
10 4 (3.74%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.74%) Selenium IDE
11 3 (2.80%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.80%) PHPUnit
11 3 (2.80%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (24.30%) Finance
2 14 (13.08%) Telecoms
3 11 (10.28%) Banking
4 9 (8.41%) Marketing
5 7 (6.54%) Electronics
5 7 (6.54%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.74%) Automotive
6 4 (3.74%) Retail
7 2 (1.87%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (21.50%) Developer
2 18 (16.82%) Test Manager
3 17 (15.89%) Analyst
3 17 (15.89%) Team Leader
3 17 (15.89%) Test Analyst
4 14 (13.08%) Senior Developer
5 13 (12.15%) Tester
6 10 (9.35%) Automation Engineer
6 10 (9.35%) Test Engineer
7 9 (8.41%) Development Team Leader
7 9 (8.41%) QA Tester
8 8 (7.48%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.48%) QA Engineer
8 8 (7.48%) QA Manager
8 8 (7.48%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (6.54%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.54%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.61%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (5.61%) Software Team Leader
11 5 (4.67%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.10%) .NET
2 23 (21.50%) Web Services
3 20 (18.69%) .NET Framework
4 18 (16.82%) CSS
4 18 (16.82%) HTML
5 15 (14.02%) XML
6 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET
7 10 (9.35%) Ajax
8 8 (7.48%) J2EE
9 7 (6.54%) RESTful
10 6 (5.61%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (5.61%) JSON
10 6 (5.61%) SOAP
11 5 (4.67%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (4.67%) React
12 4 (3.74%) HTML5
13 3 (2.80%) jQuery
13 3 (2.80%) Silverlight
13 3 (2.80%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.35%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.41%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (8.41%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.61%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.67%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.67%) Wiki
6 3 (2.80%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.80%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.87%) EPoS
7 2 (1.87%) iPad
7 2 (1.87%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.87%) Physics
7 2 (1.87%) User Experience
8 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.82%) Windows
2 8 (7.48%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.61%) Linux
4 5 (4.67%) Android
4 5 (4.67%) Windows Phone
4 5 (4.67%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (1.87%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (72.90%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (44.86%) Manual Testing
3 40 (37.38%) Scrum
4 24 (22.43%) SDLC
4 24 (22.43%) TDD
5 23 (21.50%) Test Automation
6 18 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (16.82%) Software Engineering
7 16 (14.95%) Mentoring
7 16 (14.95%) SOA
7 16 (14.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (13.08%) Test Scripting
9 13 (12.15%) ITIL
9 13 (12.15%) UML
10 12 (11.21%) Software Testing
11 11 (10.28%) MVC
12 10 (9.35%) Automation Testing
12 10 (9.35%) Regression Testing
13 9 (8.41%) Functional Testing
13 9 (8.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.12%) Java
2 40 (37.38%) C#
3 39 (36.45%) SQL
4 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.67%) C++
5 5 (4.67%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.74%) C
7 3 (2.80%) PHP
8 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.93%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) Python
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) Scala
9 1 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) X++
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) Degree
1 12 (11.21%) ISTQB
2 11 (10.28%) ISEB
3 4 (3.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (38.32%) QA
2 13 (12.15%) ISO 9001
2 13 (12.15%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Systems Management
1 11 (10.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (19.63%) Oracle
2 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.41%) HP
4 7 (6.54%) SAP
5 2 (1.87%) Capita
5 2 (1.87%) JD Edwards
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