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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 157 168 155
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 56 45 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.26% 0.90% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.06% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 45 42 56
Median salary £40,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
3904 4230 4472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.19% 84.72% 80.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3087 3120 3057
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +18 23 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Bracknell -5 14 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Newbury +7 10 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Maidenhead -12 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £40,000 - 1
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 79 (65.83%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (56.67%) QA
3 64 (53.33%) Java
4 60 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 52 (43.33%) Selenium
6 45 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 45 (37.50%) HTML
7 43 (35.83%) Degree
8 42 (35.00%) .NET
9 39 (32.50%) SQL
10 36 (30.00%) Finance
11 35 (29.17%) Open Source
12 34 (28.33%) Software Testing
13 33 (27.50%) Test Scripting
13 33 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (27.50%) C#
14 32 (26.67%) SDLC
15 31 (25.83%) ASP.NET
16 30 (25.00%) XML
16 30 (25.00%) JIRA
17 29 (24.17%) Linux
17 29 (24.17%) Oracle
17 29 (24.17%) Scrum
18 27 (22.50%) Functional Testing
19 26 (21.67%) Performance Testing
20 25 (20.83%) Visual Studio
21 24 (20.00%) Manual Testing
21 24 (20.00%) DevOps
22 23 (19.17%) AngularJS
22 23 (19.17%) JSON

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (14.17%) CMS
2 11 (9.17%) Apache
3 10 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (6.67%) IIS
4 8 (6.67%) nginx
4 8 (6.67%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.50%) Confluence
6 3 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (10.00%) MS Office
2 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.33%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.50%) MS Project
4 3 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (6.67%) IaaS
1 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (6.67%) PaaS
1 8 (6.67%) SaaS
2 5 (4.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.50%) Internet
1 21 (17.50%) TCP/IP
2 18 (15.00%) DNS
2 18 (15.00%) Firewall
3 12 (10.00%) HTTP
4 8 (6.67%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.33%) MongoDB
2 21 (17.50%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.67%) Big Data
4 13 (10.83%) Hadoop
5 11 (9.17%) MySQL
5 11 (9.17%) NoSQL
6 10 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (8.33%) Redis
6 10 (8.33%) Riak
7 9 (7.50%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.17%) GIS
8 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 52 (43.33%) Selenium
2 30 (25.00%) JIRA
3 25 (20.83%) Visual Studio
4 21 (17.50%) TestNG
5 20 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 19 (15.83%) JMeter
6 19 (15.83%) LoadRunner
6 19 (15.83%) Subversion
7 18 (15.00%) Gatling
8 17 (14.17%) Jenkins
9 16 (13.33%) Git (software)
10 14 (11.67%) Bugzilla
11 13 (10.83%) Trac
12 12 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (5.00%) Cucumber
15 5 (4.17%) Zephyr
16 4 (3.33%) HP UFT
16 4 (3.33%) JUnit
16 4 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Marketing
2 8 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.00%) Electronics
4 5 (4.17%) Italian Language
4 5 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.50%) Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Games
6 2 (1.67%) Local Government
6 2 (1.67%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (27.50%) Tester
2 31 (25.83%) Developer
3 25 (20.83%) Automation Tester
4 20 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 20 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
5 18 (15.00%) Senior Automation Tester
5 18 (15.00%) Senior Tester
6 17 (14.17%) Java Automation Tester
7 16 (13.33%) QA Leader
8 15 (12.50%) Test Engineer
9 14 (11.67%) QA Engineer
10 13 (10.83%) Analyst
10 13 (10.83%) QA Team Leader
10 13 (10.83%) Team Leader
11 12 (10.00%) Software Manager
11 12 (10.00%) Test Analyst
12 11 (9.17%) QA Manager
12 11 (9.17%) Senior Developer
12 11 (9.17%) Software QA Manager
12 11 (9.17%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (37.50%) HTML
2 42 (35.00%) .NET
3 31 (25.83%) ASP.NET
4 30 (25.00%) XML
5 23 (19.17%) AngularJS
5 23 (19.17%) JSON
6 22 (18.33%) Ajax
7 19 (15.83%) CSS
8 18 (15.00%) Web Services
9 16 (13.33%) RESTful
10 15 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 15 (12.50%) SOAP
11 12 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (8.33%) jQuery
12 10 (8.33%) Kafka
12 10 (8.33%) REST
13 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (7.50%) HTML5
13 9 (7.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (9.17%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.17%) Wiki
3 9 (7.50%) N-Tier
4 8 (6.67%) PKI
5 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.17%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.33%) Driving Licence
7 4 (3.33%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.50%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.83%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.17%) Linux
2 11 (9.17%) Windows
3 8 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.50%) Unix
6 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (65.83%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 35 (29.17%) Open Source
4 34 (28.33%) Software Testing
5 33 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (27.50%) Test Scripting
6 32 (26.67%) SDLC
7 29 (24.17%) Scrum
8 27 (22.50%) Functional Testing
9 26 (21.67%) Performance Testing
10 24 (20.00%) DevOps
10 24 (20.00%) Manual Testing
11 22 (18.33%) SOA
11 22 (18.33%) Workflow
12 20 (16.67%) Defect Management
12 20 (16.67%) Kanban
13 18 (15.00%) CRM
13 18 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
13 18 (15.00%) Workflow Management
14 17 (14.17%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (53.33%) Java
2 60 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 39 (32.50%) SQL
4 33 (27.50%) C#
5 21 (17.50%) Perl
6 20 (16.67%) VB
7 18 (15.00%) VBScript
8 15 (12.50%) Python
9 10 (8.33%) VB.NET
10 9 (7.50%) Bash Shell
11 8 (6.67%) C++
11 8 (6.67%) PL/SQL
12 5 (4.17%) T-SQL
13 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
13 4 (3.33%) Scala
14 2 (1.67%) R
15 1 (0.83%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.83%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 43 (35.83%) Degree
2 19 (15.83%) ISEB
3 17 (14.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (56.67%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (8.33%) HDFS
2 8 (6.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (6.67%) Docker
2 8 (6.67%) KVM
2 8 (6.67%) VirtualBox
2 8 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.33%) Ambari
1 10 (8.33%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (6.67%) Kibana
3 5 (4.17%) Ansible
3 5 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (24.17%) Oracle
2 16 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 8 (6.67%) VMware
4 5 (4.17%) Google
4 5 (4.17%) SaltStack
4 5 (4.17%) SAP
5 4 (3.33%) DevExpress
5 4 (3.33%) Telerik
6 3 (2.50%) HP
7 2 (1.67%) IBM
8 1 (0.83%) Capita
8 1 (0.83%) Concur
8 1 (0.83%) Progress
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Pension + Health + Bonus +++
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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