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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 162 170 139
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 55 56 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 1.00% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.31% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 49 52 84
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,000 £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
4517 4265 4256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 77.51% 76.27% 76.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3020 3199 3513
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Reading +1 21 £42,500 -19.04% 4
Newbury +19 12 £35,000 -3.44% 2
Bracknell +1 7 £37,500 +10.29%
Slough +4 6 £52,500 -22.22% 1
Wokingham - 2 £25,000 - 1
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 49 (40.83%) C#
2 46 (38.33%) Selenium
3 38 (31.67%) SQL
4 37 (30.83%) Finance
4 37 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (27.50%) QA
6 27 (22.50%) Manual Testing
7 26 (21.67%) Java
8 25 (20.83%) ISEB
9 23 (19.17%) .NET
9 23 (19.17%) Test Scripting
10 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 20 (16.67%) Test Automation
11 19 (15.83%) Software Testing
12 18 (15.00%) Degree
13 17 (14.17%) Client/Server
14 16 (13.33%) MS Excel
14 16 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
15 15 (12.50%) UNIX
15 15 (12.50%) ISTQB
16 13 (10.83%) HTML
16 13 (10.83%) Visual Studio
16 13 (10.83%) Windows
16 13 (10.83%) Unit Testing
17 12 (10.00%) JavaScript
17 12 (10.00%) VBScript
17 12 (10.00%) Scrum
17 12 (10.00%) Banking
17 12 (10.00%) .NET Framework
17 12 (10.00%) HP Quality Center

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (0.83%) CMS
1 1 (0.83%) Joomla!
1 1 (0.83%) Drupal
1 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (4.17%) Google App Engine
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) Internet
2 2 (1.67%) Wireless
2 2 (1.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.67%) MS Access
2 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (38.33%) Selenium
2 16 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (10.83%) Visual Studio
4 10 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (5.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (4.17%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.17%) Ant
6 5 (4.17%) Gradle
6 5 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
7 4 (3.33%) TestComplete
8 3 (2.50%) Subversion
9 2 (1.67%) Capybara
9 2 (1.67%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.67%) InstallShield
9 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.83%) NUnit
10 1 (0.83%) JUnit
10 1 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
General
1 37 (30.83%) Finance
2 12 (10.00%) Banking
3 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.33%) Legal
4 4 (3.33%) Advertising
5 3 (2.50%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (28.33%) Developer
2 26 (21.67%) Analyst
3 25 (20.83%) Test Analyst
4 18 (15.00%) Tester
5 15 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 13 (10.83%) Test Engineer
6 13 (10.83%) Database Developer
6 13 (10.83%) SQL Developer
7 10 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Team Leader
9 7 (5.83%) Graduate
9 7 (5.83%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Junior
10 6 (5.00%) QA Tester
10 6 (5.00%) QA Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Test Team Leader
10 6 (5.00%) QA Analyst
10 6 (5.00%) Software Team Leader
11 5 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.17%) .NET
2 13 (10.83%) HTML
3 12 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (9.17%) CSS
4 11 (9.17%) XML
5 5 (4.17%) Hibernate
5 5 (4.17%) Spring
5 5 (4.17%) JSP
5 5 (4.17%) Web Services
5 5 (4.17%) J2EE
5 5 (4.17%) JSTL
6 2 (1.67%) JSON
6 2 (1.67%) MFC
6 2 (1.67%) ODBC
6 2 (1.67%) OLE DB
7 1 (0.83%) WPF
7 1 (0.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Client/Server
2 9 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.17%) Open Source
5 3 (2.50%) iPad
5 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.67%) Home Automation
6 2 (1.67%) Life Science
6 2 (1.67%) Firmware
7 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.50%) UNIX
2 13 (10.83%) Windows
3 9 (7.50%) Linux
4 5 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.33%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.50%) Manual Testing
3 23 (19.17%) Test Scripting
4 20 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 19 (15.83%) Software Testing
6 13 (10.83%) Unit Testing
7 12 (10.00%) Scrum
8 11 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (8.33%) Test Management
9 10 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.67%) Web Development
11 6 (5.00%) Integration Testing
11 6 (5.00%) System Testing
11 6 (5.00%) Automation Testing
12 5 (4.17%) DevOps
12 5 (4.17%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.17%) Project Management
12 5 (4.17%) CRM
13 4 (3.33%) Regression Testing
13 4 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (40.83%) C#
2 38 (31.67%) SQL
3 26 (21.67%) Java
4 12 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.00%) VBScript
5 4 (3.33%) VB
6 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.67%) C
7 2 (1.67%) PHP
7 2 (1.67%) C++
7 2 (1.67%) VC++
7 2 (1.67%) Assembly Language
7 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.67%) Ruby
8 1 (0.83%) Python
8 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (20.83%) ISEB
2 18 (15.00%) Degree
3 15 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 9 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (27.50%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (5.00%) Telerik
2 6 (5.00%) Oracle
3 5 (4.17%) Google
3 5 (4.17%) Remedy
3 5 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (0.83%) Cognizant
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £69000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Kainos
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Kainos
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Slough
Blue Town Online
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 26 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
ADP Dealer Services
Salary: Compettive salary with excellent benefits package
Posted: 27 days ago