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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 189 181 217
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +36
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 24 43 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.48% 0.76% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.99% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 43 6
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,900 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
4059 4352 4195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.87% 77.15% 75.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3024 2925 3237
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
(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 -27 10 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Bracknell - 3 £71,500 -
Newbury - 2 £38,750 -
Maidenhead +7 1 £60,000 +62.16%
Wokingham - 1 £45,000 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 50 (73.53%) QA
2 48 (70.59%) Selenium
3 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (48.53%) C#
5 29 (42.65%) .NET
6 25 (36.76%) WebDriver
7 21 (30.88%) Software Testing
8 19 (27.94%) Test Scripting
9 18 (26.47%) SQL
10 17 (25.00%) Web Services
10 17 (25.00%) Finance
11 16 (23.53%) Degree
11 16 (23.53%) Java
11 16 (23.53%) HP UFT
11 16 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
12 15 (22.06%) REST
13 14 (20.59%) Telecoms
13 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
13 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (19.12%) SoapUI
14 13 (19.12%) Scrum
14 13 (19.12%) SOA
14 13 (19.12%) ISEB
15 12 (17.65%) SpecFlow
16 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (14.71%) User Experience
17 10 (14.71%) ISTQB
18 9 (13.24%) .NET Framework
18 9 (13.24%) HP

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 4 (5.88%) Confluence
2 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.47%) JBoss
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Project
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) WAN
1 3 (4.41%) VPN
1 3 (4.41%) MPLS
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) MySQL
2 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 48 (70.59%) Selenium
2 25 (36.76%) WebDriver
3 16 (23.53%) HP UFT
4 13 (19.12%) SoapUI
5 12 (17.65%) SpecFlow
6 8 (11.76%) JIRA
7 4 (5.88%) Zephyr
7 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.88%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.94%) Ant
8 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.47%) WinRunner
9 1 (1.47%) Calabash
9 1 (1.47%) Grunt
9 1 (1.47%) JMeter
9 1 (1.47%) Subversion
9 1 (1.47%) Maven
9 1 (1.47%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.47%) TestNG
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 14 (20.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.35%) Banking
4 4 (5.88%) Marketing
5 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.41%) Electronics
6 1 (1.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) QA Engineer
2 21 (30.88%) Analyst
3 17 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
4 15 (22.06%) Tester
5 14 (20.59%) Test Analyst
6 10 (14.71%) QA Analyst
7 9 (13.24%) Developer
8 8 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (11.76%) Test Engineer
8 8 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
9 7 (10.29%) QA Test Analyst
9 7 (10.29%) Automation Tester
10 6 (8.82%) Test Manager
11 5 (7.35%) Graduate
11 5 (7.35%) Software Developer
11 5 (7.35%) QA Tester
12 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
12 4 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
12 4 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
12 4 (5.88%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.65%) .NET
2 17 (25.00%) Web Services
3 15 (22.06%) REST
4 9 (13.24%) .NET Framework
5 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 6 (8.82%) XML
7 5 (7.35%) jQuery
8 4 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (5.88%) Gherkin
8 4 (5.88%) WCF
8 4 (5.88%) ADO.NET
8 4 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (5.88%) Dapper ORM
8 4 (5.88%) Entity Framework
9 3 (4.41%) SOAP
10 2 (2.94%) HTML
11 1 (1.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.71%) User Experience
3 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.88%) Social Media
5 3 (4.41%) DTV
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) AS400
6 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.47%) Physics
6 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.47%) iPhone
6 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Android
3 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.88%) Software Testing
3 19 (27.94%) Test Scripting
4 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
5 13 (19.12%) Scrum
5 13 (19.12%) SOA
6 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (13.24%) BDD
9 8 (11.76%) Automated Testing
10 7 (10.29%) TDD
10 7 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (8.82%) Manual Testing
12 5 (7.35%) Performance Testing
12 5 (7.35%) Test Strategy
13 4 (5.88%) Test Planning
13 4 (5.88%) SDLC
13 4 (5.88%) Test Management
13 4 (5.88%) MVC
13 4 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) C#
2 18 (26.47%) SQL
3 16 (23.53%) Java
4 5 (7.35%) VBScript
5 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.41%) VB
7 2 (2.94%) Python
8 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.47%) Jython
8 1 (1.47%) XPath
8 1 (1.47%) Groovy
8 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (1.47%) Perl
8 1 (1.47%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) Degree
2 13 (19.12%) ISEB
3 10 (14.71%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.47%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (73.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) HP
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle
3 5 (7.35%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) IBM
4 1 (1.47%) VMware
4 1 (1.47%) Telerik
4 1 (1.47%) Capita
4 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago