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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 172 168 128
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -40
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 55 54 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.92% 0.98% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.32% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 51 50 93
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £35,000 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £66,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
4482 4088 4164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 75.32% 74.41% 74.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3008 3085 3440
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +2 24 £43,750 -16.66% 1
Newbury +1 9 £35,000 -
Slough +6 7 £51,250 -24.07% 2
Bracknell +2 7 £37,500 +10.29%
Wokingham - 1 £25,000 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 54 (46.15%) C#
2 51 (43.59%) Selenium
3 35 (29.91%) SQL
4 32 (27.35%) QA
5 30 (25.64%) Finance
6 29 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (23.93%) .NET
8 25 (21.37%) ISEB
8 25 (21.37%) Manual Testing
9 22 (18.80%) Java
10 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
10 21 (17.95%) Test Scripting
11 19 (16.24%) Test Automation
11 19 (16.24%) Software Testing
12 18 (15.38%) Client/Server
12 18 (15.38%) Degree
13 17 (14.53%) MS Excel
14 16 (13.68%) Visual Studio
15 15 (12.82%) QuickTest Pro
15 15 (12.82%) ISTQB
15 15 (12.82%) Scrum
16 14 (11.97%) Windows
16 14 (11.97%) .NET Framework
17 12 (10.26%) SQL Server
18 11 (9.40%) UNIX
18 11 (9.40%) VBScript
18 11 (9.40%) Banking
18 11 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (9.40%) HP Quality Center
19 10 (8.55%) Software Engineering

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (0.85%) CMS
1 1 (0.85%) Joomla!
1 1 (0.85%) Drupal
1 1 (0.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (14.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (4.27%) Google App Engine
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) Internet
2 2 (1.71%) Wireless
2 2 (1.71%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.71%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.71%) MS Access
2 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 51 (43.59%) Selenium
2 16 (13.68%) Visual Studio
3 15 (12.82%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.13%) WebDriver
6 5 (4.27%) TestComplete
6 5 (4.27%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.27%) Ant
6 5 (4.27%) Gradle
6 5 (4.27%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.27%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (1.71%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.71%) Subversion
7 2 (1.71%) Capybara
7 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.85%) NUnit
8 1 (0.85%) JUnit
8 1 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 30 (25.64%) Finance
2 11 (9.40%) Banking
3 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.42%) Legal
5 3 (2.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (27.35%) Developer
2 26 (22.22%) Analyst
3 25 (21.37%) Test Analyst
4 18 (15.38%) Tester
5 14 (11.97%) Software Engineer
6 13 (11.11%) Database Developer
6 13 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 12 (10.26%) Test Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) SQL Database Developer
9 9 (7.69%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.98%) Team Leader
11 6 (5.13%) QA Tester
11 6 (5.13%) QA Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) Junior
11 6 (5.13%) Test Team Leader
11 6 (5.13%) QA Analyst
11 6 (5.13%) Software Team Leader
12 5 (4.27%) Software Test Analyst
12 5 (4.27%) QA Test Analyst
12 5 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.93%) .NET
2 14 (11.97%) .NET Framework
3 10 (8.55%) XML
4 9 (7.69%) HTML
5 7 (5.98%) CSS
6 6 (5.13%) Web Services
7 5 (4.27%) JSP
7 5 (4.27%) J2EE
7 5 (4.27%) Hibernate
7 5 (4.27%) Spring
7 5 (4.27%) JSTL
8 2 (1.71%) Velocity
8 2 (1.71%) RESTful
8 2 (1.71%) JSON
8 2 (1.71%) MFC
8 2 (1.71%) ODBC
8 2 (1.71%) OLE DB
9 1 (0.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 9 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.27%) Open Source
3 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.71%) iPad
4 2 (1.71%) Home Automation
4 2 (1.71%) Firmware
5 1 (0.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.97%) Windows
2 11 (9.40%) UNIX
3 9 (7.69%) Linux
4 6 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.27%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.37%) Manual Testing
3 21 (17.95%) Test Scripting
4 19 (16.24%) Test Automation
4 19 (16.24%) Software Testing
5 15 (12.82%) Scrum
6 10 (8.55%) Software Engineering
7 9 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 8 (6.84%) Web Development
9 6 (5.13%) Integration Testing
9 6 (5.13%) Test Management
9 6 (5.13%) System Testing
9 6 (5.13%) Automation Testing
10 5 (4.27%) DevOps
10 5 (4.27%) User Stories
10 5 (4.27%) TDD
10 5 (4.27%) CRM
10 5 (4.27%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.27%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (46.15%) C#
2 35 (29.91%) SQL
3 22 (18.80%) Java
4 11 (9.40%) VBScript
5 8 (6.84%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.42%) VB
7 3 (2.56%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.71%) C
8 2 (1.71%) PHP
8 2 (1.71%) C++
8 2 (1.71%) VC++
8 2 (1.71%) Assembly Language
8 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.71%) Ruby
9 1 (0.85%) Python
9 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (21.37%) ISEB
2 18 (15.38%) Degree
3 15 (12.82%) ISTQB
4 9 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (27.35%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.71%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (9.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.98%) Oracle
3 6 (5.13%) Telerik
3 6 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.27%) Remedy
4 5 (4.27%) VMware
4 5 (4.27%) Google
5 1 (0.85%) Cognizant
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