The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 198 206 186
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 28 17 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.48% 0.32% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.44% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 28 14 42
Average salary £38,250 £46,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.29% +28.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -1.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4388 3860 4442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.59% 72.52% 71.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3120 2900 3789
Average salary £48,500 £45,600 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.35% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automation Testing
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 16 £41,250 -19.51%
Maidenhead - 4 £35,000 -
Slough - 3 £60,000 -
Newbury -7 1 £42,500 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £47,500 - 1
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 28 (71.79%) Selenium
2 26 (66.67%) QA
3 16 (41.03%) ISEB
3 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.90%) C#
5 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 12 (30.77%) BDD
6 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio
6 11 (28.21%) Scrum
7 10 (25.64%) .NET
7 10 (25.64%) Manual Testing
8 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
8 8 (20.51%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (20.51%) Finance
8 8 (20.51%) ISTQB
9 7 (17.95%) PHP
9 7 (17.95%) System Testing
9 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (17.95%) WebDriver
10 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
10 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (15.38%) VBScript
10 6 (15.38%) XML
10 6 (15.38%) Java
10 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
11 4 (10.26%) Drupal
11 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (7.69%) SaaS
12 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (10.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (71.79%) Selenium
2 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio
3 8 (20.51%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (17.95%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.13%) JIRA
5 2 (5.13%) MSTest
5 2 (5.13%) Behat
5 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.56%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.56%) TestNG
6 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.56%) JUnit
6 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Publishing
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Analyst
2 23 (58.97%) Test Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Tester
4 7 (17.95%) Automation Tester
5 6 (15.38%) Automation Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Software Tester
6 4 (10.26%) QA Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) QA Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Developer
8 2 (5.13%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Selenium Tester
9 1 (2.56%) Java Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) XML
3 3 (7.69%) LAMP
4 2 (5.13%) HTML
4 2 (5.13%) J2EE
4 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) Spring
5 1 (2.56%) Java SE
5 1 (2.56%) ZK
5 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.56%) Swing
5 1 (2.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Open Source
1 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 12 (30.77%) BDD
3 11 (28.21%) Scrum
4 10 (25.64%) Manual Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
6 7 (17.95%) System Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
7 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.13%) Test Strategy
11 1 (2.56%) Usability Testing
11 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
11 1 (2.56%) Test Management
11 1 (2.56%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.56%) TDD
11 1 (2.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) C#
2 7 (17.95%) PHP
3 6 (15.38%) VBScript
3 6 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
4 2 (5.13%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) ISEB
2 8 (20.51%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) HP
2 1 (2.56%) IBM
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 12% Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 9 days ago
Wokingham
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago