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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 148 177 187
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 67 60 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.39% 1.11% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.31% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 61 57 29
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
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
4150 4573 4596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.87% 84.36% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3359 3237 3293
Median salary £51,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 32 £41,500 -20.95% 3
Bracknell -5 17 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Newbury +3 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Maidenhead +4 1 - -
Wokingham -17 1 - -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 77 (71.96%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (42.06%) Java
3 44 (41.12%) QA
4 39 (36.45%) SQL
5 36 (33.64%) JavaScript
5 36 (33.64%) Selenium
6 33 (30.84%) Manual Testing
6 33 (30.84%) SDLC
7 31 (28.97%) C#
8 30 (28.04%) .NET
9 29 (27.10%) HTML
10 27 (25.23%) Test Automation
11 24 (22.43%) JIRA
11 24 (22.43%) SOA
12 23 (21.50%) XML
13 22 (20.56%) Linux
13 22 (20.56%) Test Scripting
13 22 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (20.56%) Open Source
14 21 (19.63%) Oracle
14 21 (19.63%) Scrum
15 20 (18.69%) TDD
15 20 (18.69%) Finance
15 20 (18.69%) AngularJS
15 20 (18.69%) Software Testing
16 19 (17.76%) JSON
16 19 (17.76%) Software Engineering
16 19 (17.76%) SQL Server
16 19 (17.76%) ASP.NET
17 18 (16.82%) Degree

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (10.28%) Apache
2 10 (9.35%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (7.48%) nginx
3 8 (7.48%) OpenStack
4 6 (5.61%) CMS
5 5 (4.67%) IIS
5 5 (4.67%) Node.js
6 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) MS Office
2 2 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.41%) SaaS
2 8 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.48%) IaaS
2 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.41%) HTTP
2 8 (7.48%) IPv4
3 6 (5.61%) DNS
3 6 (5.61%) Firewall
3 6 (5.61%) Internet
3 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.76%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.95%) MongoDB
3 13 (12.15%) Big Data
3 13 (12.15%) Hadoop
4 10 (9.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (9.35%) Redis
4 10 (9.35%) Riak
5 5 (4.67%) MySQL
5 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (3.74%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (33.64%) Selenium
2 24 (22.43%) JIRA
3 17 (15.89%) Jenkins
4 16 (14.95%) Git (software)
4 16 (14.95%) Subversion
4 16 (14.95%) Visual Studio
5 13 (12.15%) Bugzilla
5 13 (12.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (12.15%) Trac
6 9 (8.41%) LoadRunner
6 9 (8.41%) TestNG
7 8 (7.48%) WebDriver
8 6 (5.61%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.61%) Gatling
8 6 (5.61%) JMeter
8 6 (5.61%) JUnit
9 5 (4.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.74%) HP UFT
11 2 (1.87%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.87%) TestComplete
General
1 20 (18.69%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Marketing
3 8 (7.48%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.61%) Banking
4 6 (5.61%) Electronics
5 5 (4.67%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.74%) Local Government
7 2 (1.87%) Retail
8 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (26.17%) Developer
2 21 (19.63%) Team Leader
3 17 (15.89%) Tester
4 16 (14.95%) QA Leader
5 15 (14.02%) Analyst
5 15 (14.02%) QA Team Leader
5 15 (14.02%) Software Team Leader
6 14 (13.08%) QA Manager
6 14 (13.08%) Test Analyst
7 13 (12.15%) Software Manager
7 13 (12.15%) Software QA Manager
8 12 (11.21%) Senior Developer
9 10 (9.35%) Automation Tester
9 10 (9.35%) Test Engineer
10 9 (8.41%) Software Developer
10 9 (8.41%) Test Manager
11 8 (7.48%) Test Automation Engineer
12 7 (6.54%) Automation Test Analyst
12 7 (6.54%) Java Developer
12 7 (6.54%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (28.04%) .NET
2 29 (27.10%) HTML
3 23 (21.50%) XML
4 20 (18.69%) AngularJS
5 19 (17.76%) ASP.NET
5 19 (17.76%) JSON
6 15 (14.02%) .NET Framework
6 15 (14.02%) CSS
7 14 (13.08%) Web Services
8 13 (12.15%) Ajax
8 13 (12.15%) RESTful
9 12 (11.21%) SOAP
10 10 (9.35%) Kafka
10 10 (9.35%) REST
11 8 (7.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (7.48%) WebSockets
12 7 (6.54%) J2EE
12 7 (6.54%) jQuery
13 6 (5.61%) HTML5
14 5 (4.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.48%) PKI
3 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.67%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.67%) Wiki
5 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.87%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.87%) EPoS
6 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.87%) User Experience
7 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.93%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.56%) Linux
2 17 (15.89%) Windows
3 8 (7.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.80%) Android
4 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.87%) Unix
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (71.96%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.84%) Manual Testing
2 33 (30.84%) SDLC
3 27 (25.23%) Test Automation
4 24 (22.43%) SOA
5 22 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (20.56%) Open Source
5 22 (20.56%) Test Scripting
6 21 (19.63%) Scrum
7 20 (18.69%) Software Testing
7 20 (18.69%) TDD
8 19 (17.76%) Software Engineering
9 15 (14.02%) Mentoring
10 14 (13.08%) User Stories
11 13 (12.15%) Performance Testing
11 13 (12.15%) System Testing
11 13 (12.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (11.21%) MVC
13 11 (10.28%) Automation Testing
13 11 (10.28%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 45 (42.06%) Java
2 39 (36.45%) SQL
3 36 (33.64%) JavaScript
4 31 (28.97%) C#
5 11 (10.28%) Python
6 8 (7.48%) Bash Shell
6 8 (7.48%) Perl
7 7 (6.54%) VB
8 6 (5.61%) PL/SQL
8 6 (5.61%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.61%) VBScript
9 5 (4.67%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.74%) Scala
11 3 (2.80%) C++
12 2 (1.87%) R
13 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 18 (16.82%) Degree
2 10 (9.35%) SC Cleared
2 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.41%) ISEB
4 6 (5.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (41.12%) QA
2 7 (6.54%) ISO 9001
2 7 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 1 (0.93%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (9.35%) HDFS
2 8 (7.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (7.48%) Docker
2 8 (7.48%) KVM
2 8 (7.48%) VirtualBox
2 8 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (9.35%) Ambari
1 10 (9.35%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (7.48%) Kibana
3 3 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (19.63%) Oracle
2 8 (7.48%) Red Hat
2 8 (7.48%) VMware
3 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.67%) SAP
5 3 (2.80%) Capita
5 3 (2.80%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) Progress
Reading, Berkshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago