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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 167 213 201
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -12
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 54 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.99% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 54 10 11
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,750 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
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
4425 4343 3970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.95% 79.32% 77.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3186 3172 3218
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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 +21 22 £38,750 -8.82% 5
Bracknell - 13 £55,000 -
Maidenhead +14 8 £37,500 -11.76%
Newbury - 4 £40,000 -
Wokingham - 2 £45,000 - 1
Windsor - 1 £45,000 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (68.69%) Selenium
2 65 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (47.47%) QA
4 37 (37.37%) ISTQB
5 34 (34.34%) QuickTest Pro
6 33 (33.33%) Finance
7 28 (28.28%) Manual Testing
7 28 (28.28%) ISEB
8 27 (27.27%) C#
9 23 (23.23%) Test Automation
10 22 (22.22%) Software Testing
11 21 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
11 21 (21.21%) .NET
12 20 (20.20%) Scrum
13 19 (19.19%) SQL
14 18 (18.18%) XML
14 18 (18.18%) System Testing
14 18 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (18.18%) BDD
15 17 (17.17%) Web Services
16 16 (16.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 15 (15.15%) Gherkin
17 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (15.15%) Degree
18 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
18 14 (14.14%) Windows
18 14 (14.14%) VBScript
18 14 (14.14%) PHP
18 14 (14.14%) WebDriver
19 13 (13.13%) JavaScript

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 13 (13.13%) Drupal
2 10 (10.10%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Project
3 2 (2.02%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) MySQL
2 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 68 (68.69%) Selenium
2 34 (34.34%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (14.14%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.05%) JIRA
5 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.03%) Zephyr
6 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.02%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.02%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.01%) Sahi
7 1 (1.01%) RSpec
7 1 (1.01%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.01%) Subversion
7 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.01%) Capybara
7 1 (1.01%) Appium
General
1 33 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 47 (47.47%) Analyst
2 40 (40.40%) Tester
3 38 (38.38%) Test Analyst
4 33 (33.33%) QA Engineer
5 24 (24.24%) Senior Analyst
5 24 (24.24%) Test Engineer
5 24 (24.24%) Senior Test Analyst
6 22 (22.22%) Automation Tester
7 16 (16.16%) QA Tester
8 15 (15.15%) Junior
9 14 (14.14%) Software Engineer
10 12 (12.12%) Software Tester
11 11 (11.11%) Graduate
11 11 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
11 11 (11.11%) Junior Tester
11 11 (11.11%) Junior Software Engineer
11 11 (11.11%) Graduate Software Tester
11 11 (11.11%) Junior Software Tester
11 11 (11.11%) Junior Test Engineer
12 10 (10.10%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.21%) .NET
2 18 (18.18%) XML
3 17 (17.17%) Web Services
4 15 (15.15%) Gherkin
5 13 (13.13%) LAMP
6 12 (12.12%) HTML
7 11 (11.11%) CSS
7 11 (11.11%) jQuery
8 2 (2.02%) REST
9 1 (1.01%) WPF
9 1 (1.01%) JSON
9 1 (1.01%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.02%) User Experience
3 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.14%) Windows
2 2 (2.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (65.66%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.28%) Manual Testing
3 23 (23.23%) Test Automation
4 22 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 20 (20.20%) Scrum
6 18 (18.18%) System Testing
6 18 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (18.18%) BDD
7 11 (11.11%) Web Testing
7 11 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 7 (7.07%) Integration Testing
9 6 (6.06%) Test Scripting
9 6 (6.06%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.05%) Automated Testing
10 5 (5.05%) TDD
11 4 (4.04%) Test Planning
11 4 (4.04%) Test Strategy
11 4 (4.04%) Test Management
11 4 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.03%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.27%) C#
2 19 (19.19%) SQL
3 14 (14.14%) VBScript
3 14 (14.14%) PHP
4 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.10%) XPath
6 7 (7.07%) Java
7 2 (2.02%) Python
7 2 (2.02%) Ruby
8 1 (1.01%) C
8 1 (1.01%) C++
8 1 (1.01%) Perl
8 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (37.37%) ISTQB
2 28 (28.28%) ISEB
3 16 (16.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (15.15%) Degree
5 13 (13.13%) SC Cleared
5 13 (13.13%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.02%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (47.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.06%) HP
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle
4 2 (2.02%) IBM
4 2 (2.02%) Capita
5 1 (1.01%) Telerik
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum +bonus, healthcare, Pension, mobile
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago