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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 180 161 167
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 45 73 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 1.26% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.60% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 41 35 57
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,750 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,000 £57,500
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
4594 4565 4149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.84% 78.94% 77.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3161 3311 3374
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 24 December 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 December 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
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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
Newbury +22 21 £26,500 -33.75% 1
Reading -10 12 £42,500 -19.04%
Maidenhead +2 4 £52,500 +23.52%
Slough -2 4 £42,500 -37.03% 1
Windsor -15 1 £40,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £26,500 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 44 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (40.59%) SQL
3 39 (38.61%) Java
4 35 (34.65%) Finance
5 24 (23.76%) QA
6 23 (22.77%) JavaScript
7 22 (21.78%) HTML
7 22 (21.78%) UNIX
7 22 (21.78%) Windows
7 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
7 22 (21.78%) Selenium
8 21 (20.79%) Unit Testing
9 20 (19.80%) Manual Testing
10 19 (18.81%) CSS
11 18 (17.82%) Software Engineering
12 17 (16.83%) C#
12 17 (16.83%) Scrum
12 17 (16.83%) Software Testing
13 16 (15.84%) ISEB
14 15 (14.85%) ISTQB
15 14 (13.86%) .NET
16 13 (12.87%) Visual Studio
16 13 (12.87%) Linux
16 13 (12.87%) TDD
16 13 (12.87%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (11.88%) QuickTest Pro
17 12 (11.88%) Regression Testing
17 12 (11.88%) Advertising
17 12 (11.88%) Test Management
18 11 (10.89%) Banking

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (1.98%) Apache
1 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.98%) Confluence
2 1 (0.99%) CMS
2 1 (0.99%) Joomla!
2 1 (0.99%) Drupal
2 1 (0.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.96%) Google App Engine
1 4 (3.96%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) Internet
2 2 (1.98%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.98%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.99%) SNMP
3 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.95%) MySQL
3 2 (1.98%) MS Access
3 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.98%) MarkLogic
3 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (21.78%) Selenium
2 13 (12.87%) Visual Studio
3 12 (11.88%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (8.91%) Git (software)
6 7 (6.93%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.93%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.95%) JIRA
8 4 (3.96%) Ant
8 4 (3.96%) Gradle
9 3 (2.97%) Subversion
9 3 (2.97%) TestComplete
10 2 (1.98%) AnthillPro
10 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.98%) JBehave
10 2 (1.98%) InstallShield
10 2 (1.98%) NUnit
10 2 (1.98%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.98%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.98%) Selenium IDE
General
1 35 (34.65%) Finance
2 12 (11.88%) Advertising
3 11 (10.89%) Banking
4 9 (8.91%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.99%) Electronics
7 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (28.71%) Developer
2 24 (23.76%) Java Developer
3 21 (20.79%) Analyst
3 21 (20.79%) Test Analyst
3 21 (20.79%) Tester
4 14 (13.86%) Software Tester
5 13 (12.87%) Graduate
6 12 (11.88%) Junior
6 12 (11.88%) Software Engineer
7 9 (8.91%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (7.92%) Graduate Developer
8 8 (7.92%) Graduate Java Developer
8 8 (7.92%) Test Engineer
9 7 (6.93%) Junior Tester
10 6 (5.94%) Junior Software Tester
10 6 (5.94%) Senior Tester
10 6 (5.94%) Test Manager
11 5 (4.95%) Software Test Engineer
11 5 (4.95%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.78%) HTML
2 19 (18.81%) CSS
3 14 (13.86%) .NET
4 10 (9.90%) JSP
5 9 (8.91%) XML
6 8 (7.92%) JSTL
7 6 (5.94%) Web Services
7 6 (5.94%) Hibernate
7 6 (5.94%) Spring
7 6 (5.94%) J2EE
8 3 (2.97%) Ajax
8 3 (2.97%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.97%) RESTful
9 2 (1.98%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.98%) FreeMarker
9 2 (1.98%) Taglibs
9 2 (1.98%) JSON
9 2 (1.98%) ODBC
9 2 (1.98%) OLE DB
9 2 (1.98%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.93%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.94%) Open Source
5 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.97%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.98%) Home Automation
7 2 (1.98%) Life Science
7 2 (1.98%) Wiki
8 1 (0.99%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.99%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.78%) UNIX
1 22 (21.78%) Windows
2 13 (12.87%) Linux
3 3 (2.97%) Mac OS
3 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.98%) VMS
5 1 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.99%) Android
5 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.79%) Unit Testing
3 20 (19.80%) Manual Testing
4 18 (17.82%) Software Engineering
5 17 (16.83%) Software Testing
5 17 (16.83%) Scrum
6 13 (12.87%) TDD
6 13 (12.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (11.88%) Test Management
7 12 (11.88%) Regression Testing
8 11 (10.89%) Test Scripting
9 10 (9.90%) Test Automation
10 9 (8.91%) Validation
11 7 (6.93%) Project Management
12 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.94%) Risk Management
12 6 (5.94%) DevOps
13 5 (4.95%) Mentoring
13 5 (4.95%) BDD
13 5 (4.95%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (40.59%) SQL
2 39 (38.61%) Java
3 23 (22.77%) JavaScript
4 17 (16.83%) C#
5 8 (7.92%) VBScript
6 6 (5.94%) Ruby
7 4 (3.96%) VB
8 3 (2.97%) C++
8 3 (2.97%) C
8 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.98%) PHP
9 2 (1.98%) XPath
9 2 (1.98%) Groovy
9 2 (1.98%) VC++
9 2 (1.98%) Python
9 2 (1.98%) XQuery
9 2 (1.98%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.99%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (15.84%) ISEB
2 15 (14.85%) ISTQB
3 11 (10.89%) Degree
4 9 (8.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (23.76%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.98%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.99%) Firmware
3 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.91%) Oracle
3 8 (7.92%) Remedy
4 5 (4.95%) Google
4 5 (4.95%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.96%) VMware
6 1 (0.99%) HP
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury
Spectrum IT
Posted: 23 days ago