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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 159 178 175
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 54 48 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.20% 0.94% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.11% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 47 47 51
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
3940 4332 4783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.71% 84.91% 81.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3061 3242 3212
Median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +18 19 £35,000 -22.22%
Bracknell +6 15 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Newbury +11 12 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Maidenhead -16 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £40,000 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 74 (65.49%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (61.06%) QA
3 67 (59.29%) Java
4 63 (55.75%) JavaScript
5 58 (51.33%) Selenium
6 52 (46.02%) Test Automation
7 47 (41.59%) Degree
7 47 (41.59%) HTML
8 41 (36.28%) Finance
9 39 (34.51%) .NET
10 38 (33.63%) SQL
11 37 (32.74%) Test Scripting
11 37 (32.74%) Open Source
12 34 (30.09%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (29.20%) Software Testing
13 33 (29.20%) ASP.NET
13 33 (29.20%) Scrum
13 33 (29.20%) SDLC
14 32 (28.32%) Functional Testing
15 31 (27.43%) Performance Testing
16 30 (26.55%) JIRA
17 29 (25.66%) C#
18 27 (23.89%) Perl
18 27 (23.89%) Visual Studio
18 27 (23.89%) Workflow
18 27 (23.89%) TestNG
18 27 (23.89%) DevOps
19 26 (23.01%) Ajax
19 26 (23.01%) Linux
19 26 (23.01%) VB

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 21 (18.58%) CMS
2 10 (8.85%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (7.96%) Apache
3 9 (7.96%) nginx
3 9 (7.96%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.42%) IIS
5 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) MS Office
2 11 (9.73%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.54%) InfoPath
3 4 (3.54%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.96%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (7.96%) IaaS
1 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (7.96%) PaaS
2 7 (6.19%) SaaS
3 5 (4.42%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.01%) Internet
1 26 (23.01%) TCP/IP
2 23 (20.35%) DNS
2 23 (20.35%) Firewall
3 13 (11.50%) HTTP
4 9 (7.96%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.47%) MongoDB
2 15 (13.27%) Big Data
2 15 (13.27%) SQL Server
3 13 (11.50%) Hadoop
4 11 (9.73%) MySQL
4 11 (9.73%) NoSQL
5 10 (8.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (8.85%) Redis
5 10 (8.85%) Riak
6 8 (7.08%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.42%) GIS
8 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (51.33%) Selenium
2 30 (26.55%) JIRA
3 27 (23.89%) TestNG
3 27 (23.89%) Visual Studio
4 24 (21.24%) JMeter
4 24 (21.24%) LoadRunner
5 23 (20.35%) Gatling
6 20 (17.70%) WebDriver
7 19 (16.81%) Subversion
8 18 (15.93%) Jenkins
9 16 (14.16%) Git (software)
10 14 (12.39%) Bugzilla
11 13 (11.50%) Trac
12 8 (7.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (5.31%) JUnit
15 5 (4.42%) HP UFT
15 5 (4.42%) Zephyr
16 4 (3.54%) Ranorex
16 4 (3.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (36.28%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.42%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.65%) Banking
4 3 (2.65%) Electronics
4 3 (2.65%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.65%) Marketing
5 2 (1.77%) Games
5 2 (1.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (33.63%) Tester
2 31 (27.43%) Automation Tester
3 25 (22.12%) Developer
4 24 (21.24%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 24 (21.24%) Selenium Tester
5 22 (19.47%) Senior Automation Tester
5 22 (19.47%) Senior Tester
6 21 (18.58%) Java Automation Tester
7 14 (12.39%) QA Engineer
8 13 (11.50%) Test Engineer
9 12 (10.62%) QA Leader
10 11 (9.73%) Analyst
11 10 (8.85%) Software Tester
11 10 (8.85%) Test Analyst
12 9 (7.96%) QA Manager
12 9 (7.96%) QA Team Leader
12 9 (7.96%) Software Manager
12 9 (7.96%) Software QA Manager
12 9 (7.96%) Software Team Leader
12 9 (7.96%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (41.59%) HTML
2 39 (34.51%) .NET
3 33 (29.20%) ASP.NET
4 26 (23.01%) Ajax
5 25 (22.12%) XML
6 21 (18.58%) AngularJS
6 21 (18.58%) JSON
7 17 (15.04%) Web Services
8 16 (14.16%) CSS
9 12 (10.62%) KnockoutJS
9 12 (10.62%) SOAP
10 11 (9.73%) .NET Framework
10 11 (9.73%) REST
11 10 (8.85%) Kafka
11 10 (8.85%) RESTful
12 9 (7.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (7.96%) WebSockets
13 8 (7.08%) React
14 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (6.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (9.73%) Wiki
3 9 (7.96%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.96%) PKI
4 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.31%) N-Tier
5 5 (4.42%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.54%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.65%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.65%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.65%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.01%) Linux
2 9 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (7.96%) Windows
3 4 (3.54%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.54%) Unix
4 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (65.49%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (46.02%) Test Automation
3 37 (32.74%) Open Source
3 37 (32.74%) Test Scripting
4 34 (30.09%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (29.20%) Scrum
5 33 (29.20%) SDLC
5 33 (29.20%) Software Testing
6 32 (28.32%) Functional Testing
7 31 (27.43%) Performance Testing
8 27 (23.89%) DevOps
8 27 (23.89%) Workflow
9 25 (22.12%) Defect Management
10 24 (21.24%) Kanban
11 23 (20.35%) Non-Functional Testing
11 23 (20.35%) Workflow Management
12 22 (19.47%) CRM
13 21 (18.58%) Agile Testing
13 21 (18.58%) Manual Testing
14 16 (14.16%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 67 (59.29%) Java
2 63 (55.75%) JavaScript
3 38 (33.63%) SQL
4 29 (25.66%) C#
5 27 (23.89%) Perl
6 26 (23.01%) VB
7 22 (19.47%) VBScript
8 17 (15.04%) Python
9 10 (8.85%) Bash Shell
10 9 (7.96%) PL/SQL
11 8 (7.08%) VB.NET
12 7 (6.19%) C++
13 5 (4.42%) PowerShell
14 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.88%) Groovy
15 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (41.59%) Degree
2 23 (20.35%) ISEB
3 21 (18.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (9.73%) SC Cleared
4 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (61.06%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (8.85%) HDFS
2 9 (7.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 9 (7.96%) Docker
2 9 (7.96%) KVM
2 9 (7.96%) VirtualBox
2 9 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.85%) Ambari
1 10 (8.85%) Hadoop YARN
2 9 (7.96%) Kibana
3 5 (4.42%) Ansible
3 5 (4.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (23.01%) Oracle
2 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.96%) Red Hat
3 9 (7.96%) VMware
4 5 (4.42%) Google
4 5 (4.42%) SaltStack
5 4 (3.54%) DevExpress
5 4 (3.54%) Telerik
6 3 (2.65%) HP
6 3 (2.65%) SAP
7 2 (1.77%) IBM
8 1 (0.88%) Capita
8 1 (0.88%) Concur
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