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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 193 223 203
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -20
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 35 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.36% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 14
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,750 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +5.92%
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
4627 4668 4167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.60% 78.30% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3109 3460 3376
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 £75,000 £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 27 November 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 27 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 17 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Maidenhead +6 9 £37,500 -16.66%
Newbury - 3 £19,000 -
Hungerford -7 1 - -
Slough -11 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 56 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (49.43%) Selenium
3 35 (40.23%) Manual Testing
4 34 (39.08%) QuickTest Pro
5 32 (36.78%) XML
6 29 (33.33%) SQL
6 29 (33.33%) Finance
7 27 (31.03%) SC Cleared
7 27 (31.03%) Security Cleared
8 26 (29.89%) HP Quality Center
9 24 (27.59%) Web Testing
9 24 (27.59%) XPath
9 24 (27.59%) ISEB
9 24 (27.59%) BizTalk Server
10 23 (26.44%) VBScript
11 20 (22.99%) ISTQB
12 19 (21.84%) QA
13 16 (18.39%) Test Automation
13 16 (18.39%) System Testing
14 13 (14.94%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (13.79%) BDD
16 11 (12.64%) Drupal
16 11 (12.64%) PHP
16 11 (12.64%) LAMP
17 10 (11.49%) Gherkin
18 9 (10.34%) C#
19 8 (9.20%) Integration Testing
20 7 (8.05%) WebDriver
21 6 (6.90%) Automated Testing
21 6 (6.90%) HTML

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 24 (27.59%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (12.64%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (49.43%) Selenium
2 34 (39.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (8.05%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.30%) JIRA
5 1 (1.15%) Sahi
5 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.15%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.15%) Subversion
5 1 (1.15%) TestComplete
General
1 29 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (64.37%) Analyst
2 49 (56.32%) Test Analyst
3 38 (43.68%) Senior Analyst
3 38 (43.68%) Senior Test Analyst
4 33 (37.93%) Tester
5 18 (20.69%) Test Engineer
6 17 (19.54%) Automation Tester
7 10 (11.49%) Senior Automation Tester
7 10 (11.49%) Junior
7 10 (11.49%) Consultant
7 10 (11.49%) Senior Tester
7 10 (11.49%) QA Tester
8 9 (10.34%) Senior Test Engineer
8 9 (10.34%) Test Consultant
8 9 (10.34%) QA Engineer
9 8 (9.20%) Automated Tester
10 7 (8.05%) Software Tester
11 6 (6.90%) Junior Software Engineer
11 6 (6.90%) Graduate Software Tester
11 6 (6.90%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (36.78%) XML
2 11 (12.64%) LAMP
3 10 (11.49%) Gherkin
4 6 (6.90%) jQuery
4 6 (6.90%) HTML
4 6 (6.90%) CSS
5 2 (2.30%) Web Services
5 2 (2.30%) .NET
6 1 (1.15%) J2EE
6 1 (1.15%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.15%) Spring
6 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
1 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (40.23%) Manual Testing
3 24 (27.59%) Web Testing
4 16 (18.39%) System Testing
4 16 (18.39%) Test Automation
5 13 (14.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (13.79%) BDD
7 8 (9.20%) Integration Testing
8 6 (6.90%) Automated Testing
8 6 (6.90%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.75%) Test Scripting
10 3 (3.45%) Scrum
11 2 (2.30%) Risk Management
11 2 (2.30%) Test Management
11 2 (2.30%) Software Testing
11 2 (2.30%) Usability Testing
11 2 (2.30%) Analytics
11 2 (2.30%) Mentoring
12 1 (1.15%) Coaching
12 1 (1.15%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.33%) SQL
2 24 (27.59%) XPath
3 23 (26.44%) VBScript
4 11 (12.64%) PHP
5 9 (10.34%) C#
6 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.30%) Java
7 2 (2.30%) Python
8 1 (1.15%) Ruby
8 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.15%) C
8 1 (1.15%) C++
8 1 (1.15%) Perl
8 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (31.03%) SC Cleared
1 27 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 24 (27.59%) ISEB
3 20 (22.99%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.90%) Degree
5 5 (5.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 26 (29.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (2.30%) IBM
1 2 (2.30%) HP
2 1 (1.15%) VMware
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle
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