The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 206 171 218
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +47
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 19 56 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 1.03% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.22% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13 56 11
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £19,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Automation 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
4385 4605 4392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 84.60% 84.54% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3568 3325 3177
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Berkshire region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Berkshire

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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 +24 6 £40,000 - 1
Reading -13 4 £38,250 -11.04% 2
Maidenhead -12 1 £85,000 +126.66%
Slough - 1 £44,000 - 1
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) Selenium
3 21 (50.00%) QA
4 17 (40.48%) Java
5 14 (33.33%) Scrum
6 13 (30.95%) Finance
6 13 (30.95%) C#
6 13 (30.95%) .NET
6 13 (30.95%) Software Testing
6 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
7 12 (28.57%) SDLC
7 12 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 11 (26.19%) Performance Testing
8 11 (26.19%) HP UFT
9 10 (23.81%) LoadRunner
9 10 (23.81%) Automated Testing
9 10 (23.81%) Manual Testing
9 10 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
10 9 (21.43%) SQL
11 8 (19.05%) HP
11 8 (19.05%) Banking
12 7 (16.67%) Load Testing
12 7 (16.67%) Degree
12 7 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
13 6 (14.29%) Process Improvement
13 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
13 6 (14.29%) Retail
13 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) Confluence
2 4 (9.52%) Tuxedo
3 3 (7.14%) JBoss
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) BASE24
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Sage Pay
2 3 (7.14%) GitHub
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) ATM
2 2 (4.76%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) HBase
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Selenium
2 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
3 11 (26.19%) HP UFT
4 10 (23.81%) LoadRunner
5 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 5 (11.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
7 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
7 4 (9.52%) JIRA
7 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (7.14%) SoapUI
8 3 (7.14%) SpecFlow
9 2 (4.76%) Appium
9 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
9 2 (4.76%) Maven
9 2 (4.76%) MSBuild
9 2 (4.76%) Ranorex
9 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (4.76%) Subversion
9 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 6 (14.29%) Retail
4 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.76%) Local Government
5 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Tester
2 13 (30.95%) QA Tester
3 6 (14.29%) Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Test Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Automation Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Automation Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Test Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Build Manager
6 3 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Manager
6 3 (7.14%) XML Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 5 (11.90%) Web Services
3 5 (11.90%) XML
4 3 (7.14%) Spring
5 2 (4.76%) LAMP
5 2 (4.76%) REST
6 1 (2.38%) Cocoa
6 1 (2.38%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Contactless
1 4 (9.52%) EMV
1 4 (9.52%) Fintech
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) Scrum
3 13 (30.95%) Software Testing
4 12 (28.57%) SDLC
4 12 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 11 (26.19%) Performance Testing
6 10 (23.81%) Automated Testing
6 10 (23.81%) Manual Testing
7 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 7 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
8 7 (16.67%) Load Testing
9 6 (14.29%) CMMI
9 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 6 (14.29%) Process Improvement
10 5 (11.90%) BDD
10 5 (11.90%) DevOps
10 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
11 3 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) Java
2 13 (30.95%) C#
3 9 (21.43%) SQL
4 4 (9.52%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
5 3 (7.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.76%) Groovy
6 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.38%) Jython
7 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) ISEB
2 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SDET
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) HP
2 4 (9.52%) CyberSource
2 4 (9.52%) DataCash
2 4 (9.52%) Elavon
2 4 (9.52%) Ingenico
2 4 (9.52%) Sage
2 4 (9.52%) TSYS
2 4 (9.52%) VeriFone
2 4 (9.52%) VocaLink
2 4 (9.52%) WorldPay
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) Splunk
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: GBP Negotiable on experience +Many benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + pension + health
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + training, progression, 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago