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

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 149 205 177
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -28
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 62 22 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.38% 0.43% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.51% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 55 22 51
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 £33,800 £35,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £68,550 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
3939 4313 4710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.81% 84.83% 81.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3066 3222 3166
Median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +40 38 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Newbury +5 5 £35,000 -9.67%
Bracknell -7 5 £42,500 -40.55%
Maidenhead -7 2 £39,500 -34.16%
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 67 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (60.20%) Java
3 56 (57.14%) Selenium
4 45 (45.92%) QA
5 32 (32.65%) BDD
6 31 (31.63%) OO
7 30 (30.61%) TDD
7 30 (30.61%) Scrum
8 27 (27.55%) Cucumber
8 27 (27.55%) WebDriver
9 23 (23.47%) Test Automation
10 22 (22.45%) JavaScript
11 21 (21.43%) Regression Testing
11 21 (21.43%) Gherkin
12 20 (20.41%) OOP
13 19 (19.39%) Eclipse
13 19 (19.39%) ISEB
14 16 (16.33%) SDLC
14 16 (16.33%) Internet
15 15 (15.31%) ISTQB
15 15 (15.31%) Test Strategy
16 14 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
16 14 (14.29%) QA Automation
16 14 (14.29%) Ruby
16 14 (14.29%) Automated Testing
16 14 (14.29%) SMTP
16 14 (14.29%) Linux
16 14 (14.29%) HTML
17 13 (13.27%) Python
17 13 (13.27%) Functional Testing

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 (3.06%) Apache
1 3 (3.06%) Confluence
1 3 (3.06%) Drupal
2 2 (2.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) SAP ERP
1 3 (3.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.04%) IaaS
2 2 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.33%) Internet
2 14 (14.29%) SMTP
3 6 (6.12%) HTTP
4 2 (2.04%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.14%) Big Data
2 6 (6.12%) MySQL
3 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 56 (57.14%) Selenium
2 27 (27.55%) Cucumber
2 27 (27.55%) WebDriver
3 19 (19.39%) Eclipse
4 12 (12.24%) JUnit
4 12 (12.24%) Mockito
5 10 (10.20%) JMeter
5 10 (10.20%) SoapUI
6 9 (9.18%) JIRA
7 7 (7.14%) Visual Studio
8 6 (6.12%) Git (software)
8 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
9 5 (5.10%) LoadRunner
9 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (4.08%) Gatling
11 3 (3.06%) HP UFT
11 3 (3.06%) TestComplete
11 3 (3.06%) Zephyr
12 2 (2.04%) Ranorex
13 1 (1.02%) LoadUI
General
1 11 (11.22%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.06%) Electronics
3 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (55.10%) Tester
2 44 (44.90%) Automation Tester
3 28 (28.57%) QA Tester
4 25 (25.51%) Test Engineer
5 21 (21.43%) QA Automation Tester
6 18 (18.37%) Web Tester
7 15 (15.31%) Java Automation Tester
7 15 (15.31%) Web Automation Tester
8 14 (14.29%) Agile Tester
9 12 (12.24%) Analyst
9 12 (12.24%) Developer
9 12 (12.24%) Security Tester
9 12 (12.24%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 12 (12.24%) Selenium Tester
9 12 (12.24%) Software Test Engineer
9 12 (12.24%) Test Analyst
10 11 (11.22%) QA Engineer
10 11 (11.22%) Test Automation Engineer
11 10 (10.20%) QA Automation Engineer
11 10 (10.20%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.43%) Gherkin
2 14 (14.29%) HTML
3 12 (12.24%) CSS
4 6 (6.12%) LAMP
5 4 (4.08%) XML
6 3 (3.06%) .NET
6 3 (3.06%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.06%) Behat
6 3 (3.06%) jQuery
6 3 (3.06%) JSON
6 3 (3.06%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (3.06%) React
6 3 (3.06%) RESTful
6 3 (3.06%) Web Services
7 2 (2.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (2.04%) SOAP
7 2 (2.04%) STL
8 1 (1.02%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) Fintech
4 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.06%) PMI
5 3 (3.06%) User Experience
5 3 (3.06%) Wiki
6 1 (1.02%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (4.08%) Windows
3 3 (3.06%) Unix
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (32.65%) BDD
3 31 (31.63%) OO
4 30 (30.61%) Scrum
4 30 (30.61%) TDD
5 23 (23.47%) Test Automation
6 21 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 20 (20.41%) OOP
8 16 (16.33%) SDLC
9 15 (15.31%) Test Strategy
10 14 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 14 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
10 14 (14.29%) QA Automation
11 13 (13.27%) Functional Testing
12 12 (12.24%) Software Testing
13 11 (11.22%) Manual Testing
13 11 (11.22%) Performance Testing
14 10 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (8.16%) Cross-Browser Testing
15 8 (8.16%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (60.20%) Java
2 22 (22.45%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.29%) Ruby
4 13 (13.27%) Python
5 12 (12.24%) SQL
6 11 (11.22%) C#
7 9 (9.18%) Bash Shell
7 9 (9.18%) PHP
8 5 (5.10%) Perl
9 4 (4.08%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.08%) VB
10 2 (2.04%) C++
11 1 (1.02%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (19.39%) ISEB
2 15 (15.31%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (6.12%) Degree
5 3 (3.06%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (45.92%) QA
2 5 (5.10%) SDET
3 2 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Docker
1 2 (2.04%) KVM
1 2 (2.04%) VirtualBox
1 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.12%) SAP
3 4 (4.08%) IBM
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle
4 2 (2.04%) VMware
5 1 (1.02%) Concur
5 1 (1.02%) HP
5 1 (1.02%) webMethods
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