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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 154 157 167
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 61 62 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.21% 1.14% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.50% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 57 45 41
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 £41,500 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+19.06% -
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
4069 4126 3826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.91% 75.58% 73.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2963 2942 2954
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Reading -8 27 £52,500 +23.52% 4
Bracknell +30 17 £57,500 +91.66% 2
Slough -1 4 £57,500 +31.42%
Windsor -12 3 £42,500 -2.85%
Maidenhead - 3 £40,000 -
Newbury +4 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Wokingham - 1 £55,000 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 69 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (44.14%) .NET
3 46 (41.44%) QA
4 45 (40.54%) C#
5 36 (32.43%) Scrum
5 36 (32.43%) TDD
5 36 (32.43%) Selenium
6 30 (27.03%) BDD
7 27 (24.32%) XML
8 26 (23.42%) SQL
8 26 (23.42%) E-Commerce
8 26 (23.42%) Unit Testing
9 24 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (21.62%) Java
10 22 (19.82%) Finance
11 20 (18.02%) MySQL
11 20 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (18.02%) Git (software)
12 18 (16.22%) Manual Testing
12 18 (16.22%) JavaScript
12 18 (16.22%) Web Services
12 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
13 17 (15.32%) Software Testing
13 17 (15.32%) Refactoring
13 17 (15.32%) WebDriver
14 16 (14.41%) XSLT
15 15 (13.51%) HTML
15 15 (13.51%) Degree
16 13 (11.71%) Test Automation
16 13 (11.71%) C

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (11.71%) IIS
2 6 (5.41%) Confluence
3 3 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.70%) CMS
4 2 (1.80%) Apache
4 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.80%) Commerce Server
4 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) ZigBee
2 1 (0.90%) Firewall
2 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.90%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.02%) MySQL
2 18 (16.22%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.80%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 36 (32.43%) Selenium
2 20 (18.02%) Git (software)
3 17 (15.32%) WebDriver
4 12 (10.81%) PHPUnit
5 9 (8.11%) Visual Studio
6 8 (7.21%) JIRA
7 7 (6.31%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (5.41%) Zephyr
9 5 (4.50%) SpecFlow
9 5 (4.50%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (3.60%) JBehave
10 4 (3.60%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.70%) TestComplete
11 3 (2.70%) NUnit
12 2 (1.80%) JMeter
12 2 (1.80%) Subversion
12 2 (1.80%) AnthillPro
12 2 (1.80%) Robotium
12 2 (1.80%) Artifactory
General
1 22 (19.82%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.70%) Retail
3 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.80%) Advertising
4 2 (1.80%) Games
4 2 (1.80%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (45.05%) Developer
2 24 (21.62%) Senior Developer
3 21 (18.92%) Tester
4 18 (16.22%) Analyst
5 17 (15.32%) C# Developer
6 16 (14.41%) Test Analyst
7 12 (10.81%) PHP Developer
7 12 (10.81%) Senior C# Developer
8 10 (9.01%) Automation Tester
8 10 (9.01%) Team Leader
8 10 (9.01%) Java Developer
9 9 (8.11%) Senior Tester
9 9 (8.11%) Test Manager
10 8 (7.21%) Lead Developer
10 8 (7.21%) Lead PHP Developer
11 7 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (6.31%) Agile Test Analyst
11 7 (6.31%) Software Developer
12 6 (5.41%) Quality Engineer
12 6 (5.41%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (44.14%) .NET
2 27 (24.32%) XML
3 18 (16.22%) Web Services
4 16 (14.41%) XSLT
5 15 (13.51%) HTML
6 12 (10.81%) CSS
6 12 (10.81%) Symfony
6 12 (10.81%) Alternative PHP Cache
7 10 (9.01%) Gherkin
7 10 (9.01%) Silverlight
8 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET
8 8 (7.21%) jQuery
9 7 (6.31%) WCF
10 6 (5.41%) JSP
10 6 (5.41%) XSD
10 6 (5.41%) Spring
10 6 (5.41%) RESTful
11 5 (4.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (4.50%) LESS
11 5 (4.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.91%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.31%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.41%) Wiki
5 4 (3.60%) Social Media
5 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.70%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.70%) iSeries
6 3 (2.70%) Open Source
6 3 (2.70%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.80%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.80%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.80%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.90%) User Experience
8 1 (0.90%) Statistics
8 1 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.41%) Windows
1 6 (5.41%) Linux
2 5 (4.50%) UNIX
3 2 (1.80%) VMS
3 2 (1.80%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (1.80%) Android
3 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (32.43%) Scrum
2 36 (32.43%) TDD
3 30 (27.03%) BDD
4 26 (23.42%) E-Commerce
4 26 (23.42%) Unit Testing
5 20 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (16.22%) Manual Testing
7 17 (15.32%) Software Testing
7 17 (15.32%) Refactoring
8 13 (11.71%) Test Automation
8 13 (11.71%) OOA/OOD
8 13 (11.71%) OO
8 13 (11.71%) Software Engineering
9 12 (10.81%) Code Coverage
9 12 (10.81%) Web Development
9 12 (10.81%) User Stories
10 11 (9.91%) Automation Testing
11 10 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (9.01%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.54%) C#
2 26 (23.42%) SQL
3 24 (21.62%) Java
4 18 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.71%) C
6 12 (10.81%) PHP
7 8 (7.21%) Ruby
8 6 (5.41%) Python
8 6 (5.41%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.50%) VBScript
9 5 (4.50%) VB
10 4 (3.60%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.60%) XPath
10 4 (3.60%) Groovy
11 3 (2.70%) RPG
11 3 (2.70%) Perl
12 2 (1.80%) C++
12 2 (1.80%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (13.51%) Degree
2 10 (9.01%) ISEB
3 7 (6.31%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.90%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (41.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (8.11%) Oracle
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.60%) Remedy
4 3 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.70%) Adobe
5 1 (0.90%) Google
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