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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 164 146 169
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 45 68 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 1.21% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.57% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 43 58 51
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -12.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
4016 4321 4205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.61% 77.04% 75.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2993 2911 3250
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bracknell +21 13 £57,500 +91.66%
Reading -9 11 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Maidenhead - 6 £35,000 - 1
Newbury +12 5 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 63 (60.58%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (46.15%) C#
3 46 (44.23%) .NET
4 43 (41.35%) QA
5 39 (37.50%) Scrum
6 36 (34.62%) TDD
6 36 (34.62%) BDD
7 32 (30.77%) Selenium
8 30 (28.85%) XML
9 27 (25.96%) Unit Testing
10 25 (24.04%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (24.04%) Java
10 25 (24.04%) SQL
11 24 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (22.12%) Manual Testing
13 22 (21.15%) Refactoring
13 22 (21.15%) E-Commerce
13 22 (21.15%) Finance
14 21 (20.19%) SQL Server
14 21 (20.19%) XSLT
15 20 (19.23%) Web Services
16 19 (18.27%) Git (software)
17 18 (17.31%) IIS
17 18 (17.31%) OOA/OOD
17 18 (17.31%) MySQL
18 17 (16.35%) Degree
19 15 (14.42%) Web Development
19 15 (14.42%) PHP
19 15 (14.42%) JavaScript
19 15 (14.42%) Code Coverage

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 18 (17.31%) IIS
2 3 (2.88%) CMS
2 3 (2.88%) Confluence
2 3 (2.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.92%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) Internet
2 2 (1.92%) LTE
2 2 (1.92%) GSM
2 2 (1.92%) UMTS
3 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.96%) DNS
3 1 (0.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.19%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.31%) MySQL
3 7 (6.73%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.92%) HBase
Development Applications
1 32 (30.77%) Selenium
2 19 (18.27%) Git (software)
3 15 (14.42%) PHPUnit
4 12 (11.54%) Cucumber
5 10 (9.62%) Visual Studio
6 9 (8.65%) JIRA
6 9 (8.65%) SpecFlow
7 7 (6.73%) WebDriver
8 5 (4.81%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.81%) JUnit
8 5 (4.81%) HP UFT
8 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.85%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.88%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.88%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.92%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.92%) JMeter
11 2 (1.92%) NUnit
11 2 (1.92%) JBehave
11 2 (1.92%) TestComplete
General
1 22 (21.15%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Financial Institution
2 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.81%) Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.88%) Marketing
5 2 (1.92%) Games
6 1 (0.96%) Electronics
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (45.19%) Developer
2 28 (26.92%) Senior Developer
3 21 (20.19%) C# Developer
4 20 (19.23%) Tester
5 17 (16.35%) Senior C# Developer
6 15 (14.42%) Team Leader
6 15 (14.42%) PHP Developer
7 14 (13.46%) Analyst
8 12 (11.54%) Test Analyst
9 10 (9.62%) Test Manager
10 9 (8.65%) Senior Tester
11 8 (7.69%) QA Tester
11 8 (7.69%) Lead Developer
11 8 (7.69%) Lead PHP Developer
12 7 (6.73%) Automation Tester
13 6 (5.77%) QA Engineer
13 6 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (5.77%) Software Developer
13 6 (5.77%) Senior QA Tester
13 6 (5.77%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (44.23%) .NET
2 30 (28.85%) XML
3 21 (20.19%) XSLT
4 20 (19.23%) Web Services
5 15 (14.42%) Silverlight
5 15 (14.42%) Symfony
5 15 (14.42%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 11 (10.58%) Gherkin
7 9 (8.65%) jQuery
8 8 (7.69%) HTML
9 7 (6.73%) Spring
10 6 (5.77%) XSD
10 6 (5.77%) CSS
10 6 (5.77%) AngularJS
11 5 (4.81%) RESTful
11 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET
12 4 (3.85%) .NET Framework
13 3 (2.88%) iBATIS
13 3 (2.88%) Dojo
13 3 (2.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.73%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.73%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.85%) Social Media
4 4 (3.85%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.88%) Wiki
5 3 (2.88%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.92%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.92%) iSeries
7 1 (0.96%) Statistics
7 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.96%) DTV
7 1 (0.96%) User Experience
7 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.77%) UNIX
1 6 (5.77%) Windows
2 2 (1.92%) Linux
2 2 (1.92%) Android
2 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (60.58%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.50%) Scrum
3 36 (34.62%) TDD
3 36 (34.62%) BDD
4 27 (25.96%) Unit Testing
5 24 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (22.12%) Manual Testing
7 22 (21.15%) Refactoring
7 22 (21.15%) E-Commerce
8 18 (17.31%) OOA/OOD
9 15 (14.42%) Code Coverage
9 15 (14.42%) Web Development
10 13 (12.50%) Test Management
10 13 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 13 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 12 (11.54%) User Stories
12 10 (9.62%) Performance Testing
13 9 (8.65%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (8.65%) Automation Testing
14 8 (7.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (46.15%) C#
2 25 (24.04%) Java
2 25 (24.04%) SQL
3 15 (14.42%) JavaScript
3 15 (14.42%) PHP
4 10 (9.62%) C
5 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.85%) Python
5 4 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.88%) VBScript
6 3 (2.88%) VB
6 3 (2.88%) Perl
7 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.92%) RPG
7 2 (1.92%) XPath
7 2 (1.92%) Groovy
8 1 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (16.35%) Degree
2 12 (11.54%) ISEB
3 10 (9.62%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (41.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 8 (7.69%) Oracle
2 3 (2.88%) Adobe
2 3 (2.88%) HP
3 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.92%) SAP
4 1 (0.96%) Google
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £565000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Mentor graphics (Ireland)
Salary: Very Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago