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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 154 197 177
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -20
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 61 26 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.37% 0.52% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 0.61% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 59 25 42
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,700 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,969 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +1.24%
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
3925 4239 4517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.10% 84.92% 80.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3105 3129 3097
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 £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 July 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 July 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 36 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Bracknell -7 5 £42,500 -40.76%
Newbury +8 3 £30,000 -22.58% 1
Wokingham -10 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Maidenhead -5 2 £39,500 -21.00%
Slough - 1 £45,000 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 60 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (58.70%) Selenium
3 51 (55.43%) Java
4 44 (47.83%) QA
5 27 (29.35%) WebDriver
6 25 (27.17%) BDD
7 22 (23.91%) Scrum
7 22 (23.91%) OO
7 22 (23.91%) Cucumber
7 22 (23.91%) Test Automation
8 21 (22.83%) TDD
9 20 (21.74%) Regression Testing
10 18 (19.57%) ISEB
10 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
11 17 (18.48%) SDLC
11 17 (18.48%) Gherkin
12 16 (17.39%) Eclipse
13 15 (16.30%) OOP
14 14 (15.22%) Python
14 14 (15.22%) ISTQB
15 13 (14.13%) Automated Testing
15 13 (14.13%) Test Strategy
15 13 (14.13%) Performance Testing
15 13 (14.13%) QA Automation
16 12 (13.04%) Functional Testing
16 12 (13.04%) Ruby
16 12 (13.04%) SQL
16 12 (13.04%) Internet
17 11 (11.96%) JMeter
17 11 (11.96%) Finance

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 (5.43%) Drupal
2 2 (2.17%) Apache
2 2 (2.17%) Confluence
2 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) IaaS
2 2 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) Internet
2 9 (9.78%) SMTP
3 4 (4.35%) HTTP
4 2 (2.17%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) Big Data
2 4 (4.35%) MySQL
2 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 54 (58.70%) Selenium
2 27 (29.35%) WebDriver
3 22 (23.91%) Cucumber
4 16 (17.39%) Eclipse
5 11 (11.96%) JMeter
6 9 (9.78%) JUnit
6 9 (9.78%) Mockito
7 8 (8.70%) SoapUI
8 6 (6.52%) JIRA
8 6 (6.52%) LoadRunner
9 5 (5.43%) Visual Studio
10 4 (4.35%) Gatling
10 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
10 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
11 3 (3.26%) HP UFT
12 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.17%) Zephyr
13 1 (1.09%) LoadUI
13 1 (1.09%) Ranorex
13 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (11.96%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Electronics
2 2 (2.17%) Local Government
2 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.17%) Marketing
2 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.09%) Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Games
3 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (53.26%) Tester
2 39 (42.39%) Automation Tester
3 26 (28.26%) QA Tester
4 24 (26.09%) Test Engineer
5 21 (22.83%) QA Automation Tester
6 13 (14.13%) Web Tester
7 12 (13.04%) Analyst
7 12 (13.04%) Java Automation Tester
7 12 (13.04%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 12 (13.04%) Selenium Tester
7 12 (13.04%) Test Analyst
8 11 (11.96%) QA Engineer
8 11 (11.96%) Software Test Engineer
8 11 (11.96%) Test Automation Engineer
8 11 (11.96%) Web Automation Tester
9 10 (10.87%) Agile Tester
9 10 (10.87%) QA Automation Engineer
10 9 (9.78%) Developer
10 9 (9.78%) Security Tester
11 7 (7.61%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.48%) Gherkin
2 10 (10.87%) HTML
3 9 (9.78%) CSS
4 7 (7.61%) LAMP
5 5 (5.43%) Behat
6 4 (4.35%) .NET
7 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.26%) jQuery
7 3 (3.26%) JSON
7 3 (3.26%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (3.26%) React
7 3 (3.26%) XML
8 2 (2.17%) RESTful
8 2 (2.17%) SOAP
8 2 (2.17%) Web Services
9 1 (1.09%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.09%) Spring
9 1 (1.09%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.43%) Fintech
3 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.26%) PMI
4 3 (3.26%) User Experience
5 2 (2.17%) Wiki
6 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.96%) Linux
2 3 (3.26%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.17%) BDD
3 22 (23.91%) OO
3 22 (23.91%) Scrum
3 22 (23.91%) Test Automation
4 21 (22.83%) TDD
5 20 (21.74%) Regression Testing
6 17 (18.48%) SDLC
7 15 (16.30%) OOP
8 13 (14.13%) Automated Testing
8 13 (14.13%) Performance Testing
8 13 (14.13%) QA Automation
8 13 (14.13%) Test Strategy
9 12 (13.04%) Functional Testing
10 11 (11.96%) Software Testing
11 10 (10.87%) Manual Testing
12 9 (9.78%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (9.78%) Data Loss Prevention
13 8 (8.70%) Cross-Browser Testing
13 8 (8.70%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (55.43%) Java
2 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.22%) Python
4 12 (13.04%) Ruby
4 12 (13.04%) SQL
5 9 (9.78%) PHP
6 8 (8.70%) Bash Shell
7 7 (7.61%) C#
8 6 (6.52%) Perl
9 4 (4.35%) VB
10 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) ISEB
2 14 (15.22%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.35%) Degree
5 3 (3.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.26%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (47.83%) QA
2 6 (6.52%) SDET
3 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Docker
1 2 (2.17%) KVM
1 2 (2.17%) VirtualBox
1 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.43%) IBM
2 5 (5.43%) SAP
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (1.09%) Concur
5 1 (1.09%) HP
5 1 (1.09%) Telerik
5 1 (1.09%) webMethods
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