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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 181 165 173
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 48 54 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.88% 0.99% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.26% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 47 31 38
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
4435 4275 4009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.93% 78.53% 76.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3255 3097 3127
Average salary £50,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £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 4 March 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 4 March 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
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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
Reading +8 22 £47,500 -13.63% 6
Newbury +5 12 £40,000 -5.88%
Slough +10 8 £42,500 -43.33% 1
Maidenhead -2 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Windsor -16 1 £40,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £40,000 - 2
Hungerford - 1 £42,500 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 42 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (36.56%) QA
3 32 (34.41%) SQL
4 29 (31.18%) Finance
5 28 (30.11%) Java
6 22 (23.66%) Selenium
7 21 (22.58%) Software Testing
7 21 (22.58%) .NET
7 21 (22.58%) Manual Testing
8 20 (21.51%) JavaScript
8 20 (21.51%) Scrum
9 18 (19.35%) C#
9 18 (19.35%) HTML
10 16 (17.20%) CSS
11 15 (16.13%) TDD
12 14 (15.05%) UNIX
12 14 (15.05%) Windows
12 14 (15.05%) Unit Testing
12 14 (15.05%) WebDriver
13 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
13 13 (13.98%) ISEB
14 12 (12.90%) Advertising
14 12 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (11.83%) Test Management
15 11 (11.83%) Mobile App
15 11 (11.83%) Validation
15 11 (11.83%) ISTQB
16 10 (10.75%) Regression Testing
16 10 (10.75%) Automation Testing
16 10 (10.75%) Test Automation

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6 (6.45%) Confluence
2 2 (2.15%) Apache
2 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) SNMP
1 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.08%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) MySQL
2 6 (6.45%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 22 (23.66%) Selenium
2 14 (15.05%) WebDriver
3 9 (9.68%) JIRA
4 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.53%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (6.45%) Zephyr
7 5 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio
8 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.23%) Subversion
10 2 (2.15%) NUnit
10 2 (2.15%) JBehave
10 2 (2.15%) AnthillPro
10 2 (2.15%) TestComplete
10 2 (2.15%) Artifactory
11 1 (1.08%) Calabash
11 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.08%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (31.18%) Finance
2 12 (12.90%) Advertising
3 9 (9.68%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.38%) Banking
5 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (30.11%) Tester
2 23 (24.73%) Developer
3 20 (21.51%) Java Developer
4 18 (19.35%) Analyst
4 18 (19.35%) Test Analyst
5 13 (13.98%) Software Tester
6 10 (10.75%) Test Manager
7 9 (9.68%) Automation Tester
8 8 (8.60%) Graduate Developer
8 8 (8.60%) Graduate
8 8 (8.60%) Graduate Java Developer
9 7 (7.53%) Senior Tester
10 6 (6.45%) QA Engineer
10 6 (6.45%) Junior Tester
10 6 (6.45%) Junior
10 6 (6.45%) Quality Engineer
10 6 (6.45%) Junior Software Tester
10 6 (6.45%) Agile Test Analyst
11 5 (5.38%) Test Engineer
12 4 (4.30%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.58%) .NET
2 18 (19.35%) HTML
3 16 (17.20%) CSS
4 9 (9.68%) XML
5 7 (7.53%) Gherkin
6 6 (6.45%) Web Services
6 6 (6.45%) JSP
7 4 (4.30%) WCF
7 4 (4.30%) JSTL
7 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.23%) RESTful
8 3 (3.23%) Ajax
9 2 (2.15%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.15%) .NET Remoting
9 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.15%) Spring
9 2 (2.15%) FreeMarker
9 2 (2.15%) jQuery
9 2 (2.15%) Taglibs
9 2 (2.15%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.45%) Wiki
4 5 (5.38%) Open Source
5 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.30%) Social Media
6 2 (2.15%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.15%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.15%) iSeries
7 1 (1.08%) iPad
7 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.08%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.05%) UNIX
1 14 (15.05%) Windows
2 8 (8.60%) Linux
3 2 (2.15%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.15%) VMS
4 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.08%) Android
4 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.58%) Software Testing
2 21 (22.58%) Manual Testing
3 20 (21.51%) Scrum
4 15 (16.13%) TDD
5 14 (15.05%) Unit Testing
6 12 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (11.83%) Test Management
7 11 (11.83%) Validation
8 10 (10.75%) Regression Testing
8 10 (10.75%) Automation Testing
8 10 (10.75%) Test Automation
9 9 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 9 (9.68%) Software Engineering
10 8 (8.60%) OO
10 8 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (8.60%) BDD
10 8 (8.60%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (7.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.41%) SQL
2 28 (30.11%) Java
3 20 (21.51%) JavaScript
4 18 (19.35%) C#
5 9 (9.68%) Ruby
6 4 (4.30%) VB
7 3 (3.23%) VBScript
7 3 (3.23%) C
7 3 (3.23%) Python
8 2 (2.15%) XPath
8 2 (2.15%) C++
8 2 (2.15%) Perl
8 2 (2.15%) RPG
8 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.15%) XQuery
8 2 (2.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) ISEB
2 11 (11.83%) ISTQB
3 6 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.15%) VCP4
5 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) HNC
5 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (36.56%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Firmware
2 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Puppet
2 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle
3 4 (4.30%) Remedy
4 2 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.08%) HP
5 1 (1.08%) Google
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum +bonus, healthcare, Pension, mobile
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Slough
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Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
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