The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 143 164 111
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -53
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 67 55 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.19% 1.00% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.38% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 57 49 124
Average salary £42,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4135 3989 4402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.66% 72.78% 73.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3083 3706
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
South East

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
(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
Reading +12 29 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Slough +6 10 £40,000 -40.74% 2
Bracknell -4 5 £30,000 -29.41%
Newbury +8 4 £41,250 +17.85% 1
Windsor - 2 £43,750 -
Wokingham - 1 £25,000 - 1
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 56 (50.00%) Selenium
2 55 (49.11%) C#
3 36 (32.14%) QA
4 34 (30.36%) SQL
4 34 (30.36%) .NET
5 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (25.89%) ISEB
6 29 (25.89%) Finance
7 25 (22.32%) Test Scripting
8 24 (21.43%) Manual Testing
9 22 (19.64%) Test Automation
9 22 (19.64%) Software Testing
10 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
11 18 (16.07%) Scrum
12 17 (15.18%) .NET Framework
12 17 (15.18%) Degree
13 16 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 16 (14.29%) Client/Server
14 15 (13.39%) Visual Studio
14 15 (13.39%) Java
14 15 (13.39%) QuickTest Pro
15 14 (12.50%) VBScript
15 14 (12.50%) ISTQB
16 13 (11.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 12 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (10.71%) JavaScript
18 11 (9.82%) Windows
19 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
19 10 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
19 10 (8.93%) TestComplete

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (4.46%) CMS
2 1 (0.89%) WordPress
2 1 (0.89%) Drupal
2 1 (0.89%) Joomla!
Applications
1 16 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.68%) Google App Engine
1 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) Internet
2 4 (3.57%) DNS
2 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.89%) MySQL
3 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (50.00%) Selenium
2 15 (13.39%) Visual Studio
2 15 (13.39%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (8.93%) TestComplete
5 8 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 5 (4.46%) NUnit
7 3 (2.68%) Gradle
7 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.68%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (2.68%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.68%) Ant
8 2 (1.79%) Subversion
8 2 (1.79%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.79%) Capybara
9 1 (0.89%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.89%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.89%) JMeter
9 1 (0.89%) Dreamweaver
General
1 29 (25.89%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.25%) Banking
4 3 (2.68%) Retail
5 2 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (29.46%) Analyst
2 31 (27.68%) Test Analyst
3 30 (26.79%) Developer
4 18 (16.07%) Tester
5 11 (9.82%) Database Developer
5 11 (9.82%) SQL Developer
6 10 (8.93%) SQL Database Developer
7 9 (8.04%) Software Developer
7 9 (8.04%) Test Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) QA Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) QA Tester
9 6 (5.36%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.36%) Test Team Leader
9 6 (5.36%) QA Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Software Team Leader
10 5 (4.46%) Software Test Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) Software Tester
10 5 (4.46%) QA Test Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.36%) .NET
2 17 (15.18%) .NET Framework
3 8 (7.14%) XML
3 8 (7.14%) HTML
4 6 (5.36%) Web Services
5 4 (3.57%) Ajax
5 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.57%) CSS
5 4 (3.57%) RESTful
5 4 (3.57%) Velocity
6 3 (2.68%) J2EE
6 3 (2.68%) Spring
6 3 (2.68%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.79%) JSTL
7 2 (1.79%) JSP
8 1 (0.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 7 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.46%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.46%) Open Source
4 2 (1.79%) Firmware
4 2 (1.79%) iPad
5 1 (0.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.82%) Windows
2 7 (6.25%) Linux
3 6 (5.36%) UNIX
3 6 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.46%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.89%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.32%) Test Scripting
3 24 (21.43%) Manual Testing
4 22 (19.64%) Test Automation
4 22 (19.64%) Software Testing
5 18 (16.07%) Scrum
6 9 (8.04%) CRM
7 8 (7.14%) TDD
8 7 (6.25%) User Stories
8 7 (6.25%) Web Development
8 7 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.36%) Integration Testing
9 6 (5.36%) System Testing
9 6 (5.36%) Test Strategy
10 5 (4.46%) Automation Testing
10 5 (4.46%) Test Management
10 5 (4.46%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.57%) Extreme Programming
11 4 (3.57%) E-business
11 4 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (49.11%) C#
2 34 (30.36%) SQL
3 15 (13.39%) Java
4 14 (12.50%) VBScript
5 12 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.36%) VB
7 5 (4.46%) Perl
8 3 (2.68%) C++
8 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.79%) Ruby
9 2 (1.79%) Python
9 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (25.89%) ISEB
2 17 (15.18%) Degree
3 14 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 13 (11.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (32.14%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.36%) Telerik
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle
4 3 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.68%) Google
4 3 (2.68%) VMware
5 2 (1.79%) Remedy
6 1 (0.89%) Cognizant
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