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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 195 174 216
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +42
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 20 52 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.89% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.14% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 20 52 11
Average salary £46,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,700 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
4127 4578 4230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.18% 78.18% 77.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3129 3072 3206
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 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 28 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 -31 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bracknell - 3 £71,500 -
Newbury - 2 £38,750 - 1
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 43 (75.44%) Selenium
2 41 (71.93%) QA
3 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (50.88%) C#
5 26 (45.61%) .NET
6 22 (38.60%) WebDriver
7 18 (31.58%) Java
8 17 (29.82%) Finance
9 16 (28.07%) SQL
9 16 (28.07%) Test Scripting
10 15 (26.32%) Web Services
10 15 (26.32%) Scrum
11 14 (24.56%) HP UFT
11 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
11 14 (24.56%) Software Testing
11 14 (24.56%) HP Quality Center
12 13 (22.81%) REST
12 13 (22.81%) Degree
13 12 (21.05%) SpecFlow
14 11 (19.30%) SoapUI
14 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
14 11 (19.30%) SOA
15 10 (17.54%) ISEB
15 10 (17.54%) .NET Framework
16 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
16 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
16 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
16 9 (15.79%) AngularJS

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (7.02%) Confluence
2 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.75%) JBoss
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) WAN
1 3 (5.26%) VPN
1 3 (5.26%) MPLS
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) MySQL
2 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 43 (75.44%) Selenium
2 22 (38.60%) WebDriver
3 14 (24.56%) HP UFT
4 12 (21.05%) SpecFlow
5 11 (19.30%) SoapUI
6 8 (14.04%) JIRA
7 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
7 4 (7.02%) Zephyr
8 2 (3.51%) Ant
8 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.75%) JMeter
9 1 (1.75%) Subversion
9 1 (1.75%) Maven
9 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.75%) TestNG
9 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.75%) JBehave
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.53%) Banking
4 4 (7.02%) Marketing
5 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.26%) Electronics
6 1 (1.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) QA Engineer
2 18 (31.58%) Analyst
3 14 (24.56%) Senior QA Engineer
4 11 (19.30%) Tester
4 11 (19.30%) Test Analyst
5 10 (17.54%) Developer
6 8 (14.04%) QA Analyst
7 7 (12.28%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (12.28%) Test Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
9 5 (8.77%) .NET Developer
9 5 (8.77%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (8.77%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Senior QA Analyst
10 4 (7.02%) Developer Analyst
10 4 (7.02%) Applications Tester
10 4 (7.02%) Graduate Developer
10 4 (7.02%) QA Tester
10 4 (7.02%) Senior QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (45.61%) .NET
2 15 (26.32%) Web Services
3 13 (22.81%) REST
4 10 (17.54%) .NET Framework
5 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
5 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
6 6 (10.53%) XML
7 5 (8.77%) ADO.NET
7 5 (8.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (8.77%) Dapper ORM
7 5 (8.77%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (8.77%) jQuery
7 5 (8.77%) Entity Framework
8 4 (7.02%) Gherkin
8 4 (7.02%) WCF
9 3 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.04%) User Experience
3 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.26%) DTV
4 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) AS400
5 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.75%) Physics
5 1 (1.75%) iPhone
5 1 (1.75%) Social Media
5 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Android
3 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) Test Scripting
3 15 (26.32%) Scrum
4 14 (24.56%) Software Testing
4 14 (24.56%) Test Automation
5 11 (19.30%) SOA
6 9 (15.79%) BDD
6 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (14.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (12.28%) Automated Testing
9 6 (10.53%) TDD
9 6 (10.53%) Manual Testing
10 5 (8.77%) MVC
11 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
11 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (7.02%) Test Strategy
12 3 (5.26%) Performance Testing
12 3 (5.26%) Load Testing
12 3 (5.26%) Programme Management
12 3 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) C#
2 18 (31.58%) Java
3 16 (28.07%) SQL
4 5 (8.77%) VBScript
5 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.26%) VB
7 2 (3.51%) Python
7 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.75%) Perl
8 1 (1.75%) RPG
8 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.75%) Jython
8 1 (1.75%) XPath
8 1 (1.75%) Groovy
8 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Degree
2 10 (17.54%) ISEB
3 7 (12.28%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (71.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) HP
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) SAP
3 1 (1.75%) VMware
3 1 (1.75%) Xamarin
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