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 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 152 207 185
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -22
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 48 23 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.13% 0.44% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.51% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 22 48
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £69,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
3729 4483 4818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.82% 85.05% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2878 3484 3208
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 September 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 September 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 +38 30 £42,500 -11.45% 1
Newbury +6 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Bracknell -2 3 £42,500 -40.55%
Maidenhead -3 1 - -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 75 (74.26%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (64.36%) Java
3 60 (59.41%) Selenium
4 42 (41.58%) QA
5 41 (40.59%) TDD
6 40 (39.60%) OO
7 38 (37.62%) Scrum
7 38 (37.62%) BDD
8 33 (32.67%) Cucumber
9 27 (26.73%) Gherkin
9 27 (26.73%) JavaScript
10 25 (24.75%) OOP
10 25 (24.75%) WebDriver
11 24 (23.76%) Eclipse
12 22 (21.78%) Regression Testing
13 21 (20.79%) Internet
14 20 (19.80%) Test Strategy
14 20 (19.80%) Test Automation
15 19 (18.81%) SMTP
15 19 (18.81%) ISEB
15 19 (18.81%) HTML
15 19 (18.81%) Ruby
15 19 (18.81%) Data Loss Prevention
16 17 (16.83%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (16.83%) Mockito
16 17 (16.83%) JUnit
17 16 (15.84%) Linux
18 15 (14.85%) CSS
18 15 (14.85%) C#
18 15 (14.85%) ISTQB

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 3 (2.97%) Apache
1 3 (2.97%) Confluence
2 2 (1.98%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.99%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) SAP ERP
1 3 (2.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.98%) IaaS
2 2 (1.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.79%) Internet
2 19 (18.81%) SMTP
3 6 (5.94%) HTTP
4 2 (1.98%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) Big Data
2 7 (6.93%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.94%) MySQL
4 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 60 (59.41%) Selenium
2 33 (32.67%) Cucumber
3 25 (24.75%) WebDriver
4 24 (23.76%) Eclipse
5 17 (16.83%) JUnit
5 17 (16.83%) Mockito
6 11 (10.89%) JIRA
7 10 (9.90%) SoapUI
7 10 (9.90%) Visual Studio
8 8 (7.92%) Git (software)
8 8 (7.92%) JMeter
8 8 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (6.93%) Jenkins
10 6 (5.94%) TestComplete
11 5 (4.95%) LoadRunner
12 4 (3.96%) Gatling
13 3 (2.97%) Zephyr
14 2 (1.98%) HP UFT
14 2 (1.98%) Ranorex
15 1 (0.99%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (9.90%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.97%) Electronics
3 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.97%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (54.46%) Tester
2 46 (45.54%) Automation Tester
3 27 (26.73%) QA Tester
4 25 (24.75%) Web Tester
5 24 (23.76%) Test Engineer
6 22 (21.78%) Web Automation Tester
7 21 (20.79%) Agile Tester
8 20 (19.80%) QA Automation Tester
9 18 (17.82%) Java Automation Tester
10 17 (16.83%) Developer
10 17 (16.83%) Security Tester
11 13 (12.87%) Software Test Engineer
12 12 (11.88%) Software Engineer
13 11 (10.89%) Analyst
13 11 (10.89%) Test Analyst
14 10 (9.90%) QA Automation Engineer
14 10 (9.90%) QA Engineer
14 10 (9.90%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 10 (9.90%) Selenium Tester
14 10 (9.90%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.73%) Gherkin
2 19 (18.81%) HTML
3 15 (14.85%) CSS
4 5 (4.95%) RESTful
4 5 (4.95%) Web Services
5 4 (3.96%) LAMP
5 4 (3.96%) XML
6 3 (2.97%) .NET
6 3 (2.97%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.97%) jQuery
6 3 (2.97%) JSON
6 3 (2.97%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (2.97%) React
7 2 (1.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (1.98%) SOAP
7 2 (1.98%) STL
8 1 (0.99%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.83%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.93%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.94%) Fintech
5 3 (2.97%) PMI
5 3 (2.97%) User Experience
5 3 (2.97%) Wiki
6 2 (1.98%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.84%) Linux
2 4 (3.96%) Windows
3 3 (2.97%) Unix
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (74.26%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (40.59%) TDD
3 40 (39.60%) OO
4 38 (37.62%) BDD
4 38 (37.62%) Scrum
5 25 (24.75%) OOP
6 22 (21.78%) Regression Testing
7 20 (19.80%) Test Automation
7 20 (19.80%) Test Strategy
8 19 (18.81%) Data Loss Prevention
9 14 (13.86%) QA Automation
10 13 (12.87%) Software Testing
11 12 (11.88%) Automated Testing
11 12 (11.88%) Functional Testing
11 12 (11.88%) SDLC
12 11 (10.89%) Manual Testing
13 9 (8.91%) Performance Testing
13 9 (8.91%) Web Testing
14 8 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (6.93%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 65 (64.36%) Java
2 27 (26.73%) JavaScript
3 19 (18.81%) Ruby
4 15 (14.85%) C#
5 13 (12.87%) Python
6 12 (11.88%) SQL
7 9 (8.91%) Bash Shell
7 9 (8.91%) PHP
8 5 (4.95%) Perl
9 4 (3.96%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.96%) VB
10 2 (1.98%) C++
11 1 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) ISEB
2 15 (14.85%) ISTQB
3 10 (9.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (7.92%) Degree
5 3 (2.97%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (41.58%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) SDET
3 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Docker
1 2 (1.98%) KVM
1 2 (1.98%) VirtualBox
1 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.94%) SAP
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle
4 2 (1.98%) IBM
4 2 (1.98%) VMware
5 1 (0.99%) Concur
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £33,000 per annum + Excellent Bens and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago