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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 175 167 153
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 51 56 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 1.05% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.45% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 31 36 66
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4388 3860 4442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.59% 72.52% 71.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3120 2900 3789
Average salary £48,500 £45,600 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.35% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 12 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Slough +7 10 £66,750 -11.00% 2
Newbury -3 5 £41,250 +26.92% 1
Maidenhead -15 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 69 (59.48%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (56.03%) C#
3 57 (49.14%) Selenium
4 55 (47.41%) .NET
5 45 (38.79%) SQL
6 43 (37.07%) JavaScript
7 38 (32.76%) Java
8 37 (31.90%) Telecoms
9 34 (29.31%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (26.72%) QA
11 30 (25.86%) C++
12 26 (22.41%) .NET Framework
13 25 (21.55%) Scrum
14 21 (18.10%) Visual Studio
15 20 (17.24%) Finance
15 20 (17.24%) Software Testing
16 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
16 19 (16.38%) Windows
16 19 (16.38%) ISEB
16 19 (16.38%) Test Scripting
17 17 (14.66%) Degree
17 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
18 16 (13.79%) TDD
19 13 (11.21%) MS Excel
19 13 (11.21%) Unit Testing
19 13 (11.21%) Test Automation
20 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
20 12 (10.34%) Manual Testing
20 12 (10.34%) Linux
20 12 (10.34%) IPTV

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
1 7 (6.03%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (4.31%) Apache
2 5 (4.31%) Drupal
3 4 (3.45%) CMS
4 1 (0.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.48%) Internet
2 4 (3.45%) Firewall
2 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.86%) MySQL
3 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.86%) Redis
3 1 (0.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 57 (49.14%) Selenium
2 21 (18.10%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.03%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (6.03%) TestComplete
5 5 (4.31%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.31%) Bitbucket
5 5 (4.31%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.45%) NUnit
7 3 (2.59%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.72%) Subversion
8 2 (1.72%) Capybara
8 2 (1.72%) JMeter
8 2 (1.72%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.86%) JUnit
9 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.86%) QARun
9 1 (0.86%) Selenium IDE
General
1 37 (31.90%) Telecoms
2 20 (17.24%) Finance
3 7 (6.03%) Legal
4 2 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (27.59%) Developer
2 27 (23.28%) Analyst
3 26 (22.41%) Test Engineer
4 23 (19.83%) Test Analyst
5 12 (10.34%) Development Engineer
5 12 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 12 (10.34%) Team Leader
5 12 (10.34%) Test Development Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) QA Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Software Team Leader
7 8 (6.90%) Test Team Leader
7 8 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Tester
8 7 (6.03%) SharePoint Developer
8 7 (6.03%) ScrumMaster
9 6 (5.17%) Software Test Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.31%) Administrator
10 5 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (47.41%) .NET
2 26 (22.41%) .NET Framework
3 7 (6.03%) XML
3 7 (6.03%) HTML
3 7 (6.03%) Velocity
4 6 (5.17%) RESTful
5 5 (4.31%) LAMP
5 5 (4.31%) REST
6 4 (3.45%) Ajax
6 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.59%) CSS
7 3 (2.59%) Swing
7 3 (2.59%) jQuery
7 3 (2.59%) Java SE
8 2 (1.72%) LINQ
8 2 (1.72%) Web Services
9 1 (0.86%) SVG
9 1 (0.86%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.86%) Resque
9 1 (0.86%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) IPTV
2 11 (9.48%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.62%) Open Source
4 8 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.59%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.86%) iPhone
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.38%) Windows
2 12 (10.34%) Linux
3 3 (2.59%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Vista
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.72%) UNIX
5 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.86%) SUSE
5 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (59.48%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (29.31%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (21.55%) Scrum
4 20 (17.24%) Software Testing
5 19 (16.38%) Test Scripting
6 16 (13.79%) TDD
7 13 (11.21%) Unit Testing
7 13 (11.21%) Test Automation
8 12 (10.34%) Manual Testing
9 9 (7.76%) BDD
9 9 (7.76%) Test Management
9 9 (7.76%) User Stories
10 8 (6.90%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.03%) Extreme Programming
11 7 (6.03%) Information Management
11 7 (6.03%) ATDD
11 7 (6.03%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (5.17%) Agile Testing
12 6 (5.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (56.03%) C#
2 45 (38.79%) SQL
3 43 (37.07%) JavaScript
4 38 (32.76%) Java
5 30 (25.86%) C++
6 7 (6.03%) VB
6 7 (6.03%) PHP
7 5 (4.31%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.45%) Ruby
8 4 (3.45%) VBScript
8 4 (3.45%) Perl
9 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.72%) Python
9 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (16.38%) ISEB
2 17 (14.66%) Degree
3 8 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (26.72%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.31%) KVM
2 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (4.31%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.86%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.76%) Telerik
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle
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