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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 189 173 220
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +47
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 27 41 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.74% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.96% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 5
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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
4091 4287 4005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.95% 76.88% 74.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3005 2966 3144
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -24 8 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Wokingham -7 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Newbury +4 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £50,000 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 59 (69.41%) QA
2 58 (68.24%) Selenium
3 42 (49.41%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (44.71%) C#
5 34 (40.00%) .NET
6 30 (35.29%) Software Testing
7 29 (34.12%) WebDriver
8 24 (28.24%) Degree
9 22 (25.88%) SQL
10 21 (24.71%) Test Scripting
10 21 (24.71%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (23.53%) Web Services
12 19 (22.35%) HP UFT
13 18 (21.18%) Finance
14 17 (20.00%) Test Automation
14 17 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
14 17 (20.00%) REST
15 16 (18.82%) ISTQB
15 16 (18.82%) ISEB
15 16 (18.82%) Java
16 15 (17.65%) SOA
16 15 (17.65%) SoapUI
16 15 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (16.47%) SpecFlow
17 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
18 13 (15.29%) Scrum
18 13 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
19 12 (14.12%) BDD
19 12 (14.12%) User Experience
19 12 (14.12%) HP

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 5 (5.88%) Confluence
2 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.35%) Drupal
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) MS Project
3 1 (1.18%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) MySQL
2 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 58 (68.24%) Selenium
2 29 (34.12%) WebDriver
3 19 (22.35%) HP UFT
4 15 (17.65%) SoapUI
5 14 (16.47%) SpecFlow
6 9 (10.59%) JIRA
7 5 (5.88%) Zephyr
8 4 (4.71%) LoadRunner
9 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.35%) Ant
10 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.18%) Calabash
11 1 (1.18%) Grunt
11 1 (1.18%) Hudson
11 1 (1.18%) Robotium
11 1 (1.18%) Gradle
11 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.18%) WinRunner
11 1 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.06%) Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Marketing
5 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.53%) Electronics
6 1 (1.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 31 (36.47%) Analyst
3 24 (28.24%) Tester
4 22 (25.88%) Test Analyst
5 20 (23.53%) Senior QA Engineer
6 15 (17.65%) Automation Tester
6 15 (17.65%) QA Analyst
7 13 (15.29%) Test Engineer
8 12 (14.12%) QA Test Analyst
9 11 (12.94%) Senior Test Analyst
9 11 (12.94%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (10.59%) Developer
10 9 (10.59%) Graduate
11 7 (8.24%) Test Manager
11 7 (8.24%) Quality Analyst
12 6 (7.06%) QA Tester
13 5 (5.88%) Junior Tester
13 5 (5.88%) Senior Tester
13 5 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
13 5 (5.88%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (40.00%) .NET
2 20 (23.53%) Web Services
3 17 (20.00%) REST
4 8 (9.41%) jQuery
5 7 (8.24%) HTML
5 7 (8.24%) XML
5 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET
5 7 (8.24%) Gherkin
5 7 (8.24%) AngularJS
6 6 (7.06%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.88%) CSS
8 4 (4.71%) WCF
9 3 (3.53%) Entity Framework
9 3 (3.53%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (3.53%) SOAP
9 3 (3.53%) ADO.NET
9 3 (3.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (3.53%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.71%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.12%) User Experience
3 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
4 10 (11.76%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.71%) Social Media
6 3 (3.53%) DTV
6 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.18%) AS400
7 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.18%) Physics
7 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.18%) iPhone
7 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Windows
1 5 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (2.35%) Android
2 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (49.41%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.29%) Software Testing
3 21 (24.71%) Test Scripting
4 17 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 15 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (17.65%) SOA
6 13 (15.29%) Scrum
6 13 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (14.12%) BDD
8 11 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (12.94%) Automated Testing
9 9 (10.59%) TDD
10 8 (9.41%) Test Management
10 8 (9.41%) System Testing
11 7 (8.24%) Test Planning
12 6 (7.06%) Test Strategy
12 6 (7.06%) Manual Testing
13 5 (5.88%) Performance Testing
13 5 (5.88%) Waterfall
13 5 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.71%) C#
2 22 (25.88%) SQL
3 16 (18.82%) Java
4 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.88%) VBScript
6 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.71%) PHP
7 3 (3.53%) VB
8 2 (2.35%) Python
9 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.18%) Jython
9 1 (1.18%) XPath
9 1 (1.18%) Groovy
9 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.18%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (1.18%) RPG IV
9 1 (1.18%) RPG
9 1 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (28.24%) Degree
2 16 (18.82%) ISEB
2 16 (18.82%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.53%) APMP
4 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (69.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (14.12%) HP
2 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle
4 3 (3.53%) SAP
4 3 (3.53%) IBM
4 3 (3.53%) Capita
5 2 (2.35%) Telerik
6 1 (1.18%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.18%) VMware
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