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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 168 145 166
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +21
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 48 69 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.96% 1.24% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.61% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 45 53 52
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £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
4091 4287 4005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.95% 76.88% 74.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3005 2966 3144
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 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 2 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 +31 19 £57,500 +64.28% 2
Reading -18 15 £52,500 +23.52% 3
Maidenhead - 5 £35,000 - 1
Windsor -1 3 £42,500 -2.85%
Slough -8 2 - -
Wokingham - 1 £55,000 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 65 (59.63%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (48.62%) .NET
3 50 (45.87%) C#
4 45 (41.28%) QA
5 36 (33.03%) TDD
6 35 (32.11%) Scrum
6 35 (32.11%) BDD
7 32 (29.36%) Selenium
8 31 (28.44%) XML
9 28 (25.69%) Unit Testing
10 26 (23.85%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (22.02%) E-Commerce
12 23 (21.10%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (20.18%) Refactoring
13 22 (20.18%) SQL Server
13 22 (20.18%) SQL
14 21 (19.27%) Finance
14 21 (19.27%) XSLT
14 21 (19.27%) Git (software)
15 20 (18.35%) Web Services
16 19 (17.43%) MySQL
16 19 (17.43%) Java
16 19 (17.43%) JavaScript
17 18 (16.51%) IIS
17 18 (16.51%) OOA/OOD
17 18 (16.51%) Degree
18 15 (13.76%) Code Coverage
18 15 (13.76%) PHP
18 15 (13.76%) Software Testing
18 15 (13.76%) Web Development

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (16.51%) IIS
2 4 (3.67%) Confluence
3 3 (2.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.75%) CMS
4 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.83%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.92%) Firewall
2 1 (0.92%) ZigBee
2 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.43%) MySQL
3 7 (6.42%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (29.36%) Selenium
2 21 (19.27%) Git (software)
3 15 (13.76%) PHPUnit
4 12 (11.01%) Cucumber
5 11 (10.09%) WebDriver
6 9 (8.26%) Visual Studio
7 7 (6.42%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.59%) JIRA
9 4 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.67%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.67%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.67%) HP UFT
9 4 (3.67%) Zephyr
10 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.75%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.75%) TestComplete
10 3 (2.75%) JUnit
10 3 (2.75%) NUnit
11 2 (1.83%) JMeter
11 2 (1.83%) JBehave
General
1 21 (19.27%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.75%) Banking
3 3 (2.75%) Retail
4 2 (1.83%) Marketing
4 2 (1.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (45.87%) Developer
2 28 (25.69%) Senior Developer
3 22 (20.18%) C# Developer
4 20 (18.35%) Tester
5 17 (15.60%) Senior C# Developer
6 16 (14.68%) Analyst
7 15 (13.76%) PHP Developer
7 15 (13.76%) Team Leader
8 14 (12.84%) Test Analyst
9 10 (9.17%) Test Manager
9 10 (9.17%) Senior Tester
9 10 (9.17%) Automation Tester
10 8 (7.34%) Lead PHP Developer
10 8 (7.34%) Lead Developer
11 7 (6.42%) Software Developer
11 7 (6.42%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (5.50%) Senior QA Tester
12 6 (5.50%) Senior PHP Developer
12 6 (5.50%) QA Tester
13 4 (3.67%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (48.62%) .NET
2 31 (28.44%) XML
3 21 (19.27%) XSLT
4 20 (18.35%) Web Services
5 15 (13.76%) Silverlight
5 15 (13.76%) Symfony
5 15 (13.76%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 13 (11.93%) Gherkin
7 12 (11.01%) HTML
8 11 (10.09%) jQuery
9 9 (8.26%) CSS
10 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET
10 8 (7.34%) AngularJS
11 7 (6.42%) Spring
12 6 (5.50%) XSD
12 6 (5.50%) WCF
13 5 (4.59%) LESS
13 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (4.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.85%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.09%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.67%) Social Media
3 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.67%) Wiki
4 3 (2.75%) iSeries
4 3 (2.75%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.75%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.83%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.83%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.92%) Statistics
6 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.92%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.92%) User Experience
6 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.59%) UNIX
2 3 (2.75%) Linux
3 2 (1.83%) Windows
3 2 (1.83%) Android
3 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (59.63%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (33.03%) TDD
3 35 (32.11%) Scrum
3 35 (32.11%) BDD
4 28 (25.69%) Unit Testing
5 24 (22.02%) E-Commerce
6 23 (21.10%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (20.18%) Refactoring
8 18 (16.51%) OOA/OOD
9 15 (13.76%) Code Coverage
9 15 (13.76%) Software Testing
9 15 (13.76%) Web Development
9 15 (13.76%) Manual Testing
10 12 (11.01%) User Stories
11 11 (10.09%) Automation Testing
12 10 (9.17%) Test Automation
12 10 (9.17%) Test Management
13 9 (8.26%) OO
14 8 (7.34%) OOD
14 8 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.87%) C#
2 22 (20.18%) SQL
3 19 (17.43%) Java
3 19 (17.43%) JavaScript
4 15 (13.76%) PHP
5 12 (11.01%) C
6 6 (5.50%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.59%) VB
8 4 (3.67%) Python
9 3 (2.75%) VBScript
9 3 (2.75%) Ruby
9 3 (2.75%) RPG
9 3 (2.75%) Perl
10 2 (1.83%) XPath
10 2 (1.83%) Groovy
10 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.92%) C++
11 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (16.51%) Degree
2 8 (7.34%) ISEB
3 5 (4.59%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.92%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (41.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (5.50%) Oracle
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.75%) Adobe
3 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.92%) Remedy
4 1 (0.92%) Google
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