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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 129 169 183
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 56 49 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.62% 0.95% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.10% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 35 43 48
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
2956 4464 4698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.66% 86.87% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2308 3631 3438
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +46 18 £40,250 -10.55% 1
Newbury +5 9 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Hungerford - 8 £30,000 -
Windsor - 7 £46,250 -
Maidenhead +5 2 £50,000 -28.57%
Slough - 2 £38,750 -
Bracknell -2 1 £42,500 -29.16%
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 62 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (58.54%) QA
3 44 (53.66%) Java
4 40 (48.78%) SQL
4 40 (48.78%) Selenium
4 40 (48.78%) Test Scripting
5 24 (29.27%) JMeter
5 24 (29.27%) Manual Testing
6 23 (28.05%) Software Engineering
7 22 (26.83%) Finance
7 22 (26.83%) WebDriver
8 21 (25.61%) Scrum
8 21 (25.61%) OO
9 19 (23.17%) TDD
10 18 (21.95%) JIRA
10 18 (21.95%) Linux
10 18 (21.95%) Test Strategy
11 17 (20.73%) Test Automation
12 16 (19.51%) Degree
12 16 (19.51%) Unix
12 16 (19.51%) Kanban
13 15 (18.29%) Functional Testing
13 15 (18.29%) Automation Testing
13 15 (18.29%) Oracle
14 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
14 14 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (15.85%) Non-Functional Testing
15 13 (15.85%) Docker
15 13 (15.85%) C#
16 12 (14.63%) SDLC

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 7 (8.54%) Confluence
2 6 (7.32%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (4.88%) Apache
3 4 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.88%) nginx
3 4 (4.88%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS Office
2 4 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.88%) IaaS
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.88%) PaaS
3 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.22%) SaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) HTTP
2 4 (4.88%) IPv4
3 2 (2.44%) DNS
3 2 (2.44%) Firewall
3 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.22%) DHCP
4 1 (1.22%) ICMP
4 1 (1.22%) Internet
4 1 (1.22%) SAN
4 1 (1.22%) SSH
4 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) Big Data
2 5 (6.10%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.88%) Redis
3 4 (4.88%) Riak
4 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.44%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 40 (48.78%) Selenium
2 24 (29.27%) JMeter
3 22 (26.83%) WebDriver
4 18 (21.95%) JIRA
5 11 (13.41%) Gatling
6 9 (10.98%) Git (software)
7 7 (8.54%) SpecFlow
7 7 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (6.10%) Bugzilla
8 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
8 5 (6.10%) Subversion
8 5 (6.10%) Trac
9 4 (4.88%) JUnit
9 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.66%) Gradle
11 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.44%) IntelliJ
11 2 (2.44%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.44%) NUnit
12 1 (1.22%) Maven
General
1 22 (26.83%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Financial Institution
3 8 (9.76%) Banking
3 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.54%) Marketing
5 6 (7.32%) Back Office
6 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.66%) Retail
7 2 (2.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (32.93%) QA Engineer
2 23 (28.05%) Analyst
3 22 (26.83%) Test Analyst
4 17 (20.73%) QA Automation Engineer
4 17 (20.73%) Test Engineer
5 14 (17.07%) Tester
6 13 (15.85%) Developer
7 11 (13.41%) Automation Tester
8 10 (12.20%) Automation Engineer
8 10 (12.20%) QA Analyst
8 10 (12.20%) QA Test Analyst
9 9 (10.98%) Junior
9 9 (10.98%) QA Tester
10 8 (9.76%) QA Automation Tester
11 7 (8.54%) QA Test Engineer
11 7 (8.54%) Test Automation Engineer
12 6 (7.32%) ERP Analyst
12 6 (7.32%) Junior QA Engineer
13 5 (6.10%) Automation Test Analyst
13 5 (6.10%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) Spring
2 8 (9.76%) .NET
3 6 (7.32%) Akka
3 6 (7.32%) HTML
3 6 (7.32%) Java EE
3 6 (7.32%) JSON
3 6 (7.32%) Node.js
3 6 (7.32%) REST
3 6 (7.32%) XML
4 4 (4.88%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.88%) Kafka
4 4 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (4.88%) WebSockets
5 3 (3.66%) EDI
5 3 (3.66%) J2EE
5 3 (3.66%) Web Services
6 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.44%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.88%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.88%) PKI
5 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Linux
2 16 (19.51%) Unix
3 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.88%) Windows
5 1 (1.22%) CentOS
5 1 (1.22%) Debian
5 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (48.78%) Test Scripting
3 24 (29.27%) Manual Testing
4 23 (28.05%) Software Engineering
5 21 (25.61%) OO
5 21 (25.61%) Scrum
6 19 (23.17%) TDD
7 18 (21.95%) Test Strategy
8 17 (20.73%) Test Automation
9 16 (19.51%) Kanban
10 15 (18.29%) Automation Testing
10 15 (18.29%) Functional Testing
11 13 (15.85%) Non-Functional Testing
12 12 (14.63%) BDD
12 12 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (14.63%) SDLC
12 12 (14.63%) Unit Testing
13 11 (13.41%) Microservices
13 11 (13.41%) Regression Testing
13 11 (13.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.66%) Java
2 40 (48.78%) SQL
3 13 (15.85%) C#
4 11 (13.41%) Groovy
5 9 (10.98%) Python
5 9 (10.98%) Scala
5 9 (10.98%) Shell Script
6 7 (8.54%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.10%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.10%) Perl
8 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.44%) C++
10 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.22%) VB
10 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.22%) ISEB
5 1 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (58.54%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.44%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (15.85%) Docker
2 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (4.88%) HDFS
3 4 (4.88%) KVM
3 4 (4.88%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Ambari
1 4 (4.88%) Hadoop YARN
1 4 (4.88%) Kibana
2 2 (2.44%) Grafana
3 1 (1.22%) Ansible
3 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.22%) SELinux
3 1 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (18.29%) Oracle
2 6 (7.32%) hybris
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (6.10%) VMware
4 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.66%) SAP
6 2 (2.44%) Concur
7 1 (1.22%) NetApp
7 1 (1.22%) Sage
7 1 (1.22%) Symantec
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