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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 179 154 167
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +13
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 49 61 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.89% 1.15% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.45% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 48 29 47
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,750 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
4454 4199 3971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.06% 79.26% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3228 3065 3195
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 17 £45,000 -9.09% 2
Newbury +4 14 £37,500 -11.76%
Slough +2 7 £42,500 -43.33%
Maidenhead +1 5 £52,500 +23.52%
Windsor -10 2 £40,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £40,000 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 48 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.73%) Java
3 35 (35.71%) SQL
4 32 (32.65%) Finance
5 31 (31.63%) QA
6 23 (23.47%) Selenium
7 22 (22.45%) JavaScript
7 22 (22.45%) HTML
8 20 (20.41%) Manual Testing
9 19 (19.39%) Scrum
9 19 (19.39%) .NET
10 18 (18.37%) CSS
10 18 (18.37%) C#
10 18 (18.37%) Software Testing
11 17 (17.35%) UNIX
11 17 (17.35%) Windows
11 17 (17.35%) Unit Testing
12 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
13 15 (15.31%) TDD
13 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
13 15 (15.31%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (14.29%) Test Management
15 13 (13.27%) ISEB
16 12 (12.24%) Advertising
16 12 (12.24%) WebDriver
17 11 (11.22%) Validation
17 11 (11.22%) Regression Testing
17 11 (11.22%) ISTQB
18 10 (10.20%) Visual Studio
18 10 (10.20%) Test Automation

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (4.08%) Confluence
2 2 (2.04%) Apache
2 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.02%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) Internet
2 2 (2.04%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.04%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.02%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.02%) SNMP
3 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) MySQL
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.04%) MS Access
3 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.04%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 23 (23.47%) Selenium
2 12 (12.24%) WebDriver
3 10 (10.20%) Visual Studio
4 9 (9.18%) Git (software)
5 8 (8.16%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (7.14%) JIRA
6 7 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.08%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.08%) Zephyr
7 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.06%) Subversion
9 2 (2.04%) NUnit
9 2 (2.04%) InstallShield
9 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (2.04%) TestComplete
9 2 (2.04%) AnthillPro
9 2 (2.04%) JBehave
9 2 (2.04%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.04%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.02%) Gradle
General
1 32 (32.65%) Finance
2 12 (12.24%) Advertising
3 9 (9.18%) Manufacturing
4 7 (7.14%) Banking
5 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Electronics
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Developer
2 23 (23.47%) Tester
3 22 (22.45%) Java Developer
4 20 (20.41%) Analyst
4 20 (20.41%) Test Analyst
5 13 (13.27%) Software Tester
6 12 (12.24%) Software Engineer
7 10 (10.20%) Graduate
8 9 (9.18%) Test Manager
9 8 (8.16%) Test Engineer
9 8 (8.16%) Junior
9 8 (8.16%) Graduate Java Developer
9 8 (8.16%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (7.14%) Senior Tester
11 6 (6.12%) Junior Tester
11 6 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (6.12%) Senior Developer
11 6 (6.12%) Agile Test Analyst
11 6 (6.12%) Junior Software Tester
12 4 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.45%) HTML
2 19 (19.39%) .NET
3 18 (18.37%) CSS
4 9 (9.18%) XML
5 8 (8.16%) JSP
6 6 (6.12%) Web Services
6 6 (6.12%) JSTL
7 5 (5.10%) Gherkin
8 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.08%) WCF
9 3 (3.06%) RESTful
9 3 (3.06%) J2EE
9 3 (3.06%) Spring
9 3 (3.06%) Ajax
9 3 (3.06%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.04%) .NET Remoting
10 2 (2.04%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.04%) OLE DB
10 2 (2.04%) MFC
10 2 (2.04%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.10%) Open Source
5 4 (4.08%) Wiki
6 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.04%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.04%) Smart Meter
7 2 (2.04%) Home Automation
8 1 (1.02%) Life Science
8 1 (1.02%) iPad
8 1 (1.02%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.35%) UNIX
1 17 (17.35%) Windows
2 9 (9.18%) Linux
3 2 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (2.04%) VMS
4 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.41%) Manual Testing
3 19 (19.39%) Scrum
4 18 (18.37%) Software Testing
5 17 (17.35%) Unit Testing
6 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
7 15 (15.31%) TDD
7 15 (15.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (14.29%) Test Management
9 11 (11.22%) Validation
9 11 (11.22%) Regression Testing
10 10 (10.20%) Test Automation
11 9 (9.18%) E-Commerce
12 8 (8.16%) OO
12 8 (8.16%) BDD
13 7 (7.14%) Test Scripting
13 7 (7.14%) Project Management
13 7 (7.14%) Risk Management
14 6 (6.12%) Waterfall
14 6 (6.12%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.73%) Java
2 35 (35.71%) SQL
3 22 (22.45%) JavaScript
4 18 (18.37%) C#
5 9 (9.18%) Ruby
6 6 (6.12%) VB
7 5 (5.10%) C
8 4 (4.08%) C++
8 4 (4.08%) VBScript
9 3 (3.06%) Python
10 2 (2.04%) XPath
10 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.04%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.04%) XQuery
10 2 (2.04%) VC++
10 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.04%) Perl
10 2 (2.04%) PHP
10 2 (2.04%) Groovy
11 1 (1.02%) RPG
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) ISEB
2 11 (11.22%) ISTQB
3 6 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.10%) Degree
5 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (31.63%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Firmware
1 2 (2.04%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.18%) Oracle
3 6 (6.12%) Remedy
4 3 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.04%) Google
6 1 (1.02%) HP
6 1 (1.02%) VMware
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