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 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
Automation Testing
Rank 178 215 216
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +1
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 47 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.82% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.39% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 46 18 10
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,500 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
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
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%

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 24 December 2014.

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 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
Reading +7 15 £20,000 -52.94% 1
Bracknell - 12 £55,000 -
Maidenhead +13 9 £37,500 -16.66%
Newbury - 5 £19,000 -
Hungerford - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £45,000 -
Windsor - 1 £45,000 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 68 (71.58%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (63.16%) Selenium
3 37 (38.95%) Finance
3 37 (38.95%) QA
4 32 (33.68%) QuickTest Pro
4 32 (33.68%) ISTQB
5 31 (32.63%) Manual Testing
6 27 (28.42%) XML
7 24 (25.26%) SQL
7 24 (25.26%) ISEB
8 22 (23.16%) C#
8 22 (23.16%) Test Automation
9 20 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
10 19 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 19 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 18 (18.95%) VBScript
11 18 (18.95%) BizTalk Server
11 18 (18.95%) Scrum
11 18 (18.95%) XPath
11 18 (18.95%) Web Testing
12 17 (17.89%) BDD
13 16 (16.84%) Windows
14 15 (15.79%) .NET
14 15 (15.79%) Software Testing
14 15 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (15.79%) System Testing
14 15 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 14 (14.74%) Web Services
16 13 (13.68%) PHP
16 13 (13.68%) SQL Server

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 18 (18.95%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (13.68%) Drupal
3 2 (2.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MS Project
1 1 (1.05%) MS Office
1 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 60 (63.16%) Selenium
2 32 (33.68%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (10.53%) WebDriver
4 4 (4.21%) JIRA
5 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.11%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.05%) Appium
6 1 (1.05%) Capybara
6 1 (1.05%) Sahi
6 1 (1.05%) RSpec
6 1 (1.05%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 37 (38.95%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.05%) Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 47 (49.47%) Analyst
2 39 (41.05%) Test Analyst
3 37 (38.95%) Tester
4 29 (30.53%) Senior Analyst
4 29 (30.53%) Senior Test Analyst
5 26 (27.37%) QA Engineer
6 22 (23.16%) Test Engineer
7 19 (20.00%) Automation Tester
8 13 (13.68%) QA Tester
9 12 (12.63%) Junior
10 11 (11.58%) Software Engineer
11 9 (9.47%) Consultant
11 9 (9.47%) Software Tester
11 9 (9.47%) Senior Tester
11 9 (9.47%) Senior Automation Tester
11 9 (9.47%) Automated Tester
12 8 (8.42%) Junior Test Engineer
12 8 (8.42%) Software Test Engineer
12 8 (8.42%) Graduate
12 8 (8.42%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.42%) XML
2 15 (15.79%) .NET
3 14 (14.74%) Web Services
4 13 (13.68%) Gherkin
4 13 (13.68%) LAMP
5 8 (8.42%) HTML
5 8 (8.42%) CSS
5 8 (8.42%) jQuery
6 1 (1.05%) J2EE
6 1 (1.05%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.05%) Spring
6 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Computer Science
1 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.84%) Windows
2 3 (3.16%) Linux
3 1 (1.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (71.58%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.63%) Manual Testing
3 22 (23.16%) Test Automation
4 18 (18.95%) Scrum
4 18 (18.95%) Web Testing
5 17 (17.89%) BDD
6 15 (15.79%) System Testing
6 15 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 8 (8.42%) Integration Testing
7 8 (8.42%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.32%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.21%) Automated Testing
10 3 (3.16%) Functional Testing
10 3 (3.16%) TDD
11 2 (2.11%) Risk Management
11 2 (2.11%) Test Scripting
11 2 (2.11%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.11%) Analytics
11 2 (2.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.26%) SQL
2 22 (23.16%) C#
3 18 (18.95%) VBScript
3 18 (18.95%) XPath
4 13 (13.68%) PHP
5 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.26%) Java
7 2 (2.11%) Python
7 2 (2.11%) Ruby
8 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.05%) C
8 1 (1.05%) C++
8 1 (1.05%) Perl
8 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (33.68%) ISTQB
2 24 (25.26%) ISEB
3 19 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 19 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (9.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (38.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle
3 1 (1.05%) HP
3 1 (1.05%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago