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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 157 193 182
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -11
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 53 27 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 0.53% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.63% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 52 26 38
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,550 £36,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
3962 4312 4449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.38% 85.28% 80.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3137 3146 3098
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +43 34 £48,750 +14.70% 5
Wokingham -18 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Bracknell - 3 £45,000 -
Newbury +8 2 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Slough - 2 £45,000 -
Maidenhead +1 1 £39,500 -21.00%
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 49 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (62.34%) Selenium
3 41 (53.25%) QA
4 36 (46.75%) Java
5 24 (31.17%) WebDriver
6 19 (24.68%) Test Automation
7 18 (23.38%) SDLC
8 17 (22.08%) Cucumber
8 17 (22.08%) BDD
8 17 (22.08%) ISEB
9 15 (19.48%) ISTQB
9 15 (19.48%) Regression Testing
10 14 (18.18%) Python
11 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
11 13 (16.88%) Scrum
11 13 (16.88%) TDD
12 12 (15.58%) Automated Testing
12 12 (15.58%) Software Testing
12 12 (15.58%) Functional Testing
13 11 (14.29%) Gherkin
13 11 (14.29%) QA Automation
13 11 (14.29%) OO
14 10 (12.99%) Finance
14 10 (12.99%) Performance Testing
15 9 (11.69%) Manual Testing
15 9 (11.69%) Test Strategy
15 9 (11.69%) JMeter
15 9 (11.69%) Linux
15 9 (11.69%) OOP
15 9 (11.69%) Eclipse

Automation 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 5 (6.49%) Drupal
2 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.30%) BASE24
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.60%) IaaS
2 2 (2.60%) PaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) Internet
2 5 (6.49%) SMTP
3 4 (5.19%) HTTP
4 2 (2.60%) IPv4
5 1 (1.30%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Big Data
3 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.60%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 48 (62.34%) Selenium
2 24 (31.17%) WebDriver
3 17 (22.08%) Cucumber
4 9 (11.69%) Eclipse
4 9 (11.69%) JMeter
5 8 (10.39%) SoapUI
6 5 (6.49%) JUnit
6 5 (6.49%) Mockito
7 4 (5.19%) LoadRunner
8 3 (3.90%) JIRA
8 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.60%) Gatling
9 2 (2.60%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.30%) Hudson
10 1 (1.30%) LoadUI
10 1 (1.30%) MSTest
10 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.30%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Local Government
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (54.55%) Tester
2 31 (40.26%) Automation Tester
3 25 (32.47%) QA Tester
4 19 (24.68%) QA Automation Tester
5 16 (20.78%) Test Engineer
6 11 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 11 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
7 10 (12.99%) Analyst
7 10 (12.99%) Test Analyst
8 9 (11.69%) Java Automation Tester
9 8 (10.39%) QA Engineer
9 8 (10.39%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (9.09%) Developer
10 7 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
10 7 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
10 7 (9.09%) Web Tester
11 6 (7.79%) Web Automation Tester
12 5 (6.49%) Agile Tester
12 5 (6.49%) QA Test Engineer
12 5 (6.49%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 7 (9.09%) CSS
2 7 (9.09%) HTML
3 6 (7.79%) LAMP
4 5 (6.49%) Behat
5 4 (5.19%) .NET
6 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.90%) jQuery
6 3 (3.90%) JSON
6 3 (3.90%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (3.90%) React
7 1 (1.30%) Middleware
7 1 (1.30%) RESTful
7 1 (1.30%) SOAP
7 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.90%) Fintech
2 3 (3.90%) PMI
2 3 (3.90%) User Experience
3 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Contactless
4 1 (1.30%) EMV
4 1 (1.30%) Replication
4 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Linux
2 3 (3.90%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.68%) Test Automation
3 18 (23.38%) SDLC
4 17 (22.08%) BDD
5 15 (19.48%) Regression Testing
6 13 (16.88%) Scrum
6 13 (16.88%) TDD
7 12 (15.58%) Automated Testing
7 12 (15.58%) Functional Testing
7 12 (15.58%) Software Testing
8 11 (14.29%) OO
8 11 (14.29%) QA Automation
9 10 (12.99%) Performance Testing
10 9 (11.69%) Manual Testing
10 9 (11.69%) OOP
10 9 (11.69%) Test Strategy
11 8 (10.39%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 7 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (9.09%) Logistics
13 6 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.75%) Java
2 14 (18.18%) Python
3 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.69%) SQL
5 8 (10.39%) Ruby
6 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 7 (9.09%) PHP
7 6 (7.79%) Perl
8 3 (3.90%) C#
9 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) ISEB
2 15 (19.48%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.90%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.60%) Degree
5 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (53.25%) QA
2 6 (7.79%) SDET
3 2 (2.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Docker
1 2 (2.60%) KVM
1 2 (2.60%) VirtualBox
1 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) IBM
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) SAP
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle
5 2 (2.60%) VMware
6 1 (1.30%) CyberSource
6 1 (1.30%) DataCash
6 1 (1.30%) Elavon
6 1 (1.30%) HP
6 1 (1.30%) Ingenico
6 1 (1.30%) Sage
6 1 (1.30%) Telerik
6 1 (1.30%) TSYS
6 1 (1.30%) VeriFone
6 1 (1.30%) VocaLink
6 1 (1.30%) webMethods
6 1 (1.30%) WorldPay
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