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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 184 171 149
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 44 70 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 1.17% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.50% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 37 42 69
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
4627 4668 4167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.60% 78.30% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3109 3460 3376
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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 +27 20 £26,500 -33.75% 1
Reading -17 15 £41,500 -20.95% 2
Maidenhead -8 2 £52,500 +23.52%
Slough -14 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £40,000 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £25,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £26,500 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 39 (39.80%) SQL
2 35 (35.71%) Finance
3 33 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (30.61%) Java
5 22 (22.45%) C#
5 22 (22.45%) Windows
5 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
5 22 (22.45%) Selenium
6 21 (21.43%) UNIX
7 20 (20.41%) QA
7 20 (20.41%) Software Testing
8 19 (19.39%) Unit Testing
8 19 (19.39%) Manual Testing
8 19 (19.39%) HTML
8 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
9 16 (16.33%) CSS
9 16 (16.33%) ISEB
10 15 (15.31%) QuickTest Pro
10 15 (15.31%) ISTQB
11 14 (14.29%) Degree
11 14 (14.29%) .NET
11 14 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 13 (13.27%) Banking
12 13 (13.27%) Visual Studio
12 13 (13.27%) Linux
12 13 (13.27%) Test Management
12 13 (13.27%) Test Scripting
13 12 (12.24%) Scrum
14 11 (11.22%) Advertising
14 11 (11.22%) Regression Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 1 (1.02%) Apache
1 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.02%) CMS
1 1 (1.02%) Joomla!
1 1 (1.02%) Drupal
1 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (5.10%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (5.10%) Google App Engine
1 5 (5.10%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) Internet
2 2 (2.04%) Wireless
2 2 (2.04%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.04%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.02%) SNMP
3 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) MS Access
2 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.04%) MySQL
2 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.02%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 22 (22.45%) Selenium
2 15 (15.31%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (13.27%) Visual Studio
4 11 (11.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.12%) Git (software)
7 5 (5.10%) Gradle
7 5 (5.10%) TestComplete
7 5 (5.10%) Ant
8 3 (3.06%) Subversion
8 3 (3.06%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.04%) InstallShield
9 2 (2.04%) NUnit
9 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.02%) AnthillPro
10 1 (1.02%) JBehave
10 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 35 (35.71%) Finance
2 13 (13.27%) Banking
3 11 (11.22%) Advertising
4 7 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.08%) Legal
6 2 (2.04%) Retail
7 1 (1.02%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (25.51%) Developer
2 21 (21.43%) Analyst
2 21 (21.43%) Test Analyst
2 21 (21.43%) Tester
3 18 (18.37%) Java Developer
4 13 (13.27%) Graduate
4 13 (13.27%) Software Engineer
5 12 (12.24%) Junior
5 12 (12.24%) Software Tester
6 9 (9.18%) Test Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Graduate Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Graduate Java Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Junior Tester
8 7 (7.14%) Test Manager
8 7 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Senior Tester
9 6 (6.12%) SQL Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Database Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.39%) HTML
2 16 (16.33%) CSS
3 14 (14.29%) .NET
4 8 (8.16%) XML
5 6 (6.12%) Hibernate
5 6 (6.12%) Spring
5 6 (6.12%) J2EE
5 6 (6.12%) JSP
5 6 (6.12%) Web Services
6 5 (5.10%) JSTL
7 3 (3.06%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.04%) JSON
8 2 (2.04%) RESTful
8 2 (2.04%) Ajax
8 2 (2.04%) ODBC
8 2 (2.04%) OLE DB
8 2 (2.04%) MFC
9 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.02%) SOAP
9 1 (1.02%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Client/Server
2 10 (10.20%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.12%) Open Source
5 5 (5.10%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.04%) iPad
7 2 (2.04%) Home Automation
7 2 (2.04%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.45%) Windows
2 21 (21.43%) UNIX
3 13 (13.27%) Linux
4 6 (6.12%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.10%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.02%) VMS
7 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.41%) Software Testing
3 19 (19.39%) Unit Testing
3 19 (19.39%) Manual Testing
4 14 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 13 (13.27%) Test Management
5 13 (13.27%) Test Scripting
6 12 (12.24%) Scrum
7 11 (11.22%) Regression Testing
7 11 (11.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (9.18%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.16%) Project Management
10 7 (7.14%) TDD
10 7 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 7 (7.14%) Validation
11 6 (6.12%) Automation Testing
11 6 (6.12%) DevOps
12 5 (5.10%) Configuration Management
12 5 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (5.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (39.80%) SQL
2 30 (30.61%) Java
3 22 (22.45%) C#
4 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.18%) VBScript
6 4 (4.08%) VB
7 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.04%) Ruby
8 2 (2.04%) VC++
8 2 (2.04%) Python
8 2 (2.04%) Perl
8 2 (2.04%) PHP
8 2 (2.04%) C++
8 2 (2.04%) C
8 2 (2.04%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.02%) XQuery
9 1 (1.02%) XPath
9 1 (1.02%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) ISEB
2 15 (15.31%) ISTQB
3 14 (14.29%) Degree
4 11 (11.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.41%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.04%) Firmware
2 2 (2.04%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle
3 6 (6.12%) Google
3 6 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.10%) Remedy
4 5 (5.10%) VMware
5 1 (1.02%) HP
5 1 (1.02%) Cognizant
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