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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 163 220 196
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -24
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 33 29 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.80% 0.49% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.56% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 35
Median salary £50,000 £43,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £38,750 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
3538 5156 4956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.75% 86.41% 84.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2645 4178 3315
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +44 18 £45,500 +4.59% 1
Maidenhead -1 2 - -
Slough +24 1 £37,500 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 77 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (65.93%) Selenium
2 60 (65.93%) Java
3 46 (50.55%) TDD
4 45 (49.45%) Scrum
5 44 (48.35%) OO
6 34 (37.36%) QA
6 34 (37.36%) Cucumber
6 34 (37.36%) BDD
7 27 (29.67%) C#
8 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 24 (26.37%) Gherkin
10 23 (25.27%) WebDriver
10 23 (25.27%) Eclipse
11 22 (24.18%) JUnit
11 22 (24.18%) OOP
11 22 (24.18%) Regression Testing
12 21 (23.08%) Test Strategy
13 19 (20.88%) Internet
14 18 (19.78%) SMTP
14 18 (19.78%) Software Testing
14 18 (19.78%) Data Loss Prevention
15 17 (18.68%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (18.68%) Test Automation
15 17 (18.68%) HTML
15 17 (18.68%) ISEB
16 16 (17.58%) SQL
16 16 (17.58%) Ruby
16 16 (17.58%) Mockito
16 16 (17.58%) Enterprise Software

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 (3.30%) Apache
2 2 (2.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.88%) Internet
2 18 (19.78%) SMTP
3 2 (2.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) Big Data
2 9 (9.89%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.49%) MySQL
4 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 60 (65.93%) Selenium
2 34 (37.36%) Cucumber
3 23 (25.27%) Eclipse
3 23 (25.27%) WebDriver
4 22 (24.18%) JUnit
5 17 (18.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (17.58%) Mockito
7 15 (16.48%) JIRA
7 15 (16.48%) SoapUI
7 15 (16.48%) Visual Studio
8 13 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 11 (12.09%) TestComplete
10 9 (9.89%) Git (software)
11 8 (8.79%) JMeter
12 6 (6.59%) Bugzilla
13 5 (5.49%) LoadRunner
14 4 (4.40%) Gatling
15 3 (3.30%) Gradle
15 3 (3.30%) IntelliJ
16 2 (2.20%) Ant
General
1 6 (6.59%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.20%) Electronics
3 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (39.56%) Tester
2 32 (35.16%) Automation Tester
3 24 (26.37%) Web Tester
4 22 (24.18%) Developer
4 22 (24.18%) Test Engineer
5 21 (23.08%) Web Automation Tester
6 20 (21.98%) Agile Tester
7 16 (17.58%) Java Automation Tester
7 16 (17.58%) Security Tester
8 14 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
9 13 (14.29%) Java Engineer
9 13 (14.29%) Software Engineer
10 12 (13.19%) Developer in Test
10 12 (13.19%) QA Tester
11 11 (12.09%) Analyst
12 10 (10.99%) C# Developer
13 9 (9.89%) Java Software Engineer
13 9 (9.89%) Test Analyst
14 8 (8.79%) QA Automation Tester
14 8 (8.79%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.37%) Gherkin
2 17 (18.68%) HTML
3 13 (14.29%) CSS
4 10 (10.99%) Web Services
5 7 (7.69%) RESTful
6 5 (5.49%) XML
7 3 (3.30%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.30%) LAMP
7 3 (3.30%) Spring
7 3 (3.30%) XSD
8 2 (2.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (2.20%) STL
9 1 (1.10%) .NET
9 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (17.58%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (13.19%) Mobile App
3 9 (9.89%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.59%) Fintech
5 2 (2.20%) Digital TV
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.20%) User Experience
5 2 (2.20%) Wiki
6 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.89%) Linux
2 3 (3.30%) Windows
3 2 (2.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (50.55%) TDD
3 45 (49.45%) Scrum
4 44 (48.35%) OO
5 34 (37.36%) BDD
6 22 (24.18%) OOP
6 22 (24.18%) Regression Testing
7 21 (23.08%) Test Strategy
8 18 (19.78%) Data Loss Prevention
8 18 (19.78%) Software Testing
9 17 (18.68%) Test Automation
10 13 (14.29%) Open Source
10 13 (14.29%) Test Scripting
11 12 (13.19%) SDLC
12 10 (10.99%) Automated Testing
13 9 (9.89%) API Testing
13 9 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (9.89%) Software Engineering
13 9 (9.89%) Web Testing
14 8 (8.79%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (65.93%) Java
2 27 (29.67%) C#
3 26 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 16 (17.58%) Ruby
4 16 (17.58%) SQL
5 7 (7.69%) PHP
6 4 (4.40%) VB
7 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.30%) Groovy
7 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.20%) C++
8 2 (2.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (18.68%) ISEB
2 16 (17.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 11 (12.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (37.36%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) SDET
3 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.40%) SAP
3 3 (3.30%) Concur
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle
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