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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 153 214 171
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -43
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 33 19 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 0.35% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.41% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 52
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £36,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
3125 4620 4574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.55% 86.26% 84.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2377 3757 3244
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +69 27 £40,000 +14.28%
Slough - 1 £37,500 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 73 (91.25%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (72.50%) Selenium
3 46 (57.50%) Java
4 37 (46.25%) TDD
5 36 (45.00%) Scrum
6 32 (40.00%) QA
7 30 (37.50%) OO
8 27 (33.75%) WebDriver
8 27 (33.75%) BDD
9 26 (32.50%) C#
10 24 (30.00%) SQL
11 23 (28.75%) Cucumber
11 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
12 22 (27.50%) ISTQB
13 20 (25.00%) Test Scripting
13 20 (25.00%) SoapUI
14 19 (23.75%) Test Strategy
15 18 (22.50%) Regression Testing
16 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
16 17 (21.25%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (20.00%) Open Source
17 16 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (20.00%) HTML
18 15 (18.75%) JUnit
18 15 (18.75%) MS Excel
18 15 (18.75%) ISEB
18 15 (18.75%) Degree
18 15 (18.75%) Software Testing
18 15 (18.75%) Gherkin
19 14 (17.50%) Automated 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 1 (1.25%) Apache
1 1 (1.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) Internet
2 11 (13.75%) SMTP
3 2 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) Big Data
2 11 (13.75%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.50%) MySQL
4 2 (2.50%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 58 (72.50%) Selenium
2 27 (33.75%) WebDriver
3 23 (28.75%) Cucumber
4 20 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 17 (21.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (18.75%) JUnit
7 13 (16.25%) JIRA
8 12 (15.00%) Jenkins
9 11 (13.75%) Eclipse
9 11 (13.75%) JMeter
9 11 (13.75%) TestComplete
9 11 (13.75%) Visual Studio
10 9 (11.25%) Mockito
11 7 (8.75%) Gatling
12 6 (7.50%) Bugzilla
12 6 (7.50%) Git (software)
13 3 (3.75%) Gradle
13 3 (3.75%) Maven
13 3 (3.75%) TestNG
14 2 (2.50%) Trac
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) Tester
2 24 (30.00%) Automation Tester
3 23 (28.75%) Developer
4 21 (26.25%) Test Engineer
5 16 (20.00%) Java Engineer
6 15 (18.75%) Web Tester
7 14 (17.50%) Web Automation Tester
8 13 (16.25%) QA Tester
9 12 (15.00%) Agile Tester
9 12 (15.00%) Analyst
9 12 (15.00%) Java Software Engineer
9 12 (15.00%) QA Automation Engineer
9 12 (15.00%) QA Engineer
9 12 (15.00%) Software Engineer
9 12 (15.00%) Software Test Engineer
10 11 (13.75%) Developer in Test
10 11 (13.75%) Junior
10 11 (13.75%) QA Automation Tester
11 10 (12.50%) Java Developer
11 10 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.00%) HTML
2 15 (18.75%) Gherkin
3 13 (16.25%) CSS
4 12 (15.00%) Web Services
5 10 (12.50%) RESTful
6 5 (6.25%) XML
7 4 (5.00%) SOAP
8 2 (2.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (2.50%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.50%) JSON
8 2 (2.50%) Spring
8 2 (2.50%) STL
8 2 (2.50%) XSD
9 1 (1.25%) .NET
9 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.25%) LAMP
9 1 (1.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 10 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.50%) Digital TV
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) User Experience
6 1 (1.25%) Fintech
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (91.25%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (46.25%) TDD
3 36 (45.00%) Scrum
4 30 (37.50%) OO
5 27 (33.75%) BDD
6 20 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 19 (23.75%) Test Strategy
8 18 (22.50%) Regression Testing
9 16 (20.00%) Open Source
10 15 (18.75%) Software Testing
11 14 (17.50%) Automated Testing
12 12 (15.00%) Software Engineering
13 11 (13.75%) Data Loss Prevention
13 11 (13.75%) OOP
14 10 (12.50%) Information Governance
14 10 (12.50%) Manual Testing
14 10 (12.50%) Secure Coding
14 10 (12.50%) Test Automation
15 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (8.75%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (57.50%) Java
2 26 (32.50%) C#
3 24 (30.00%) SQL
4 23 (28.75%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.25%) Ruby
6 4 (5.00%) PHP
7 2 (2.50%) C++
7 2 (2.50%) Groovy
8 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (27.50%) ISTQB
2 15 (18.75%) Degree
2 15 (18.75%) ISEB
3 13 (16.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Grafana
1 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.25%) Oracle
3 3 (3.75%) SAP
4 2 (2.50%) Concur
4 2 (2.50%) SOASTA, Inc