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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 167 178 174
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 60 45 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 0.79% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.04% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 57 29 34
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
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
4382 4337 3975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.85% 76.19% 73.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3123 3118 3015
Average salary £54,750 £48,500 £45,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.88% +6.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,900 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +9 28 £52,500 +23.52% 6
Bracknell - 13 £57,500 - 2
Slough 0 5 £57,500 +31.42%
Windsor - 3 £42,500 -
Newbury +8 2 £50,000 +17.64%
Maidenhead - 2 £53,750 -
Hungerford - 1 £42,500 -
Wokingham - 1 £55,000 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 64 (58.72%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (43.12%) .NET
3 45 (41.28%) QA
4 42 (38.53%) C#
5 35 (32.11%) Selenium
6 33 (30.28%) TDD
7 32 (29.36%) Scrum
8 27 (24.77%) SQL
8 27 (24.77%) BDD
9 25 (22.94%) Java
10 24 (22.02%) XML
11 23 (21.10%) Finance
11 23 (21.10%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (21.10%) Unit Testing
12 22 (20.18%) E-Commerce
13 20 (18.35%) Software Testing
14 19 (17.43%) Manual Testing
15 18 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (16.51%) Git (software)
15 18 (16.51%) JavaScript
15 18 (16.51%) MySQL
16 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
16 16 (14.68%) HTML
16 16 (14.68%) Web Services
17 15 (13.76%) Software Engineering
17 15 (13.76%) WebDriver
18 14 (12.84%) Test Automation
18 14 (12.84%) Refactoring
18 14 (12.84%) XSLT
19 13 (11.93%) OO

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 11 (10.09%) IIS
2 6 (5.50%) Confluence
3 3 (2.75%) CMS
4 2 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.83%) Apache
4 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.83%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) Internet
2 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.92%) DNS
3 1 (0.92%) SNMP
3 1 (0.92%) Firewall
3 1 (0.92%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.51%) MySQL
2 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.50%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.83%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 35 (32.11%) Selenium
2 18 (16.51%) Git (software)
3 15 (13.76%) WebDriver
4 10 (9.17%) PHPUnit
5 8 (7.34%) JIRA
5 8 (7.34%) Visual Studio
6 7 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (6.42%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.50%) Zephyr
8 5 (4.59%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (3.67%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.67%) SpecFlow
9 4 (3.67%) TestComplete
9 4 (3.67%) JBehave
9 4 (3.67%) NUnit
10 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.83%) Robotium
11 2 (1.83%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.83%) AnthillPro
11 2 (1.83%) JMeter
General
1 23 (21.10%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.75%) Advertising
4 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.83%) Games
5 2 (1.83%) Marketing
5 2 (1.83%) Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (42.20%) Developer
2 25 (22.94%) Tester
3 21 (19.27%) Senior Developer
4 16 (14.68%) Analyst
5 15 (13.76%) Test Analyst
5 15 (13.76%) C# Developer
6 11 (10.09%) Java Developer
6 11 (10.09%) Automation Tester
7 10 (9.17%) Senior Tester
7 10 (9.17%) PHP Developer
7 10 (9.17%) Senior C# Developer
8 9 (8.26%) Test Manager
9 8 (7.34%) Team Leader
10 7 (6.42%) Software Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Lead Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Agile Test Analyst
10 7 (6.42%) Lead PHP Developer
10 7 (6.42%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (5.50%) Quality Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (43.12%) .NET
2 24 (22.02%) XML
3 16 (14.68%) HTML
3 16 (14.68%) Web Services
4 14 (12.84%) XSLT
5 12 (11.01%) CSS
6 10 (9.17%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 10 (9.17%) Symfony
7 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET
7 9 (8.26%) Gherkin
8 8 (7.34%) Silverlight
9 7 (6.42%) WCF
9 7 (6.42%) jQuery
10 6 (5.50%) XSD
10 6 (5.50%) JSP
11 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (4.59%) RESTful
11 5 (4.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (4.59%) LESS
11 5 (4.59%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.10%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.01%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.42%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.50%) Wiki
5 4 (3.67%) Social Media
6 3 (2.75%) Open Source
6 3 (2.75%) iSeries
6 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.75%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.83%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.83%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.83%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.26%) Windows
2 7 (6.42%) Linux
3 5 (4.59%) UNIX
4 3 (2.75%) Android
5 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.83%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.83%) VMS
6 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (58.72%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.28%) TDD
3 32 (29.36%) Scrum
4 27 (24.77%) BDD
5 23 (21.10%) Unit Testing
6 22 (20.18%) E-Commerce
7 20 (18.35%) Software Testing
8 19 (17.43%) Manual Testing
9 18 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (13.76%) Software Engineering
11 14 (12.84%) Test Automation
11 14 (12.84%) Refactoring
12 13 (11.93%) OO
13 12 (11.01%) User Stories
14 11 (10.09%) OOA/OOD
14 11 (10.09%) Automation Testing
15 10 (9.17%) Web Development
15 10 (9.17%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (9.17%) Code Coverage
16 9 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.53%) C#
2 27 (24.77%) SQL
3 25 (22.94%) Java
4 18 (16.51%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.09%) C
6 10 (9.17%) PHP
7 9 (8.26%) Ruby
8 6 (5.50%) VB
9 5 (4.59%) Python
9 5 (4.59%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.59%) VBScript
10 4 (3.67%) Groovy
10 4 (3.67%) XPath
10 4 (3.67%) Perl
10 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.75%) RPG
12 2 (1.83%) C++
12 2 (1.83%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (11.93%) Degree
2 10 (9.17%) ISEB
3 6 (5.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.92%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (41.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Firmware
2 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.26%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) Remedy
4 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.83%) Google
5 2 (1.83%) Adobe
6 1 (0.92%) HP
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