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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 172 199 214
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +15
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 52 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.93% 0.48% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.62% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 52 28 15
Average salary £45,000 £38,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -23.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £35,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
4553 4490 3993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.39% 76.53% 74.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3266 3212 3010
Average salary £52,500 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
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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 +3 26 £44,000 +6.66%
Wokingham +19 8 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Newbury +15 7 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Maidenhead -7 4 £57,500 +64.28%
Bracknell - 1 £40,000 -
Hungerford - 1 £44,000 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 77 (74.04%) Selenium
2 73 (70.19%) QA
3 59 (56.73%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (43.27%) C#
5 40 (38.46%) .NET
6 37 (35.58%) Software Testing
7 35 (33.65%) ISTQB
8 31 (29.81%) WebDriver
9 29 (27.88%) Web Services
10 28 (26.92%) Finance
11 27 (25.96%) Degree
12 26 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
13 25 (24.04%) QuickTest Pro
14 24 (23.08%) Test Automation
15 23 (22.12%) ISEB
16 21 (20.19%) Scrum
16 21 (20.19%) User Acceptance Testing
17 20 (19.23%) SQL
18 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
18 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
18 18 (17.31%) BDD
19 17 (16.35%) Computer Science
20 16 (15.38%) Windows
21 15 (14.42%) Java
21 15 (14.42%) JavaScript
21 15 (14.42%) Telecoms
21 15 (14.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 15 (14.42%) HP Quality Center
21 15 (14.42%) Test Scripting
22 14 (13.46%) System Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (7.69%) Drupal
2 6 (5.77%) Confluence
3 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.81%) MS Project
3 2 (1.92%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.62%) SaaS
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.77%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 77 (74.04%) Selenium
2 31 (29.81%) WebDriver
3 25 (24.04%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (11.54%) SoapUI
5 11 (10.58%) SpecFlow
6 9 (8.65%) JIRA
7 6 (5.77%) Zephyr
8 4 (3.85%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.96%) Sahi
11 1 (0.96%) RSpec
11 1 (0.96%) JBehave
11 1 (0.96%) Robotium
11 1 (0.96%) Capybara
11 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.96%) JMeter
11 1 (0.96%) Subversion
11 1 (0.96%) Appium
General
1 28 (26.92%) Finance
2 15 (14.42%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.73%) Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Marketing
5 2 (1.92%) Electronics
5 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (49.04%) QA Engineer
2 38 (36.54%) Analyst
3 36 (34.62%) Tester
4 24 (23.08%) Test Analyst
5 21 (20.19%) Automation Tester
6 20 (19.23%) Test Engineer
6 20 (19.23%) Senior QA Engineer
7 16 (15.38%) QA Analyst
8 15 (14.42%) Graduate
9 14 (13.46%) Software Engineer
10 13 (12.50%) Junior
10 13 (12.50%) QA Tester
10 13 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
11 11 (10.58%) Software Test Engineer
11 11 (10.58%) Junior Tester
11 11 (10.58%) Junior Software Engineer
11 11 (10.58%) Software Tester
11 11 (10.58%) Junior Test Engineer
11 11 (10.58%) Graduate Software Tester
11 11 (10.58%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (38.46%) .NET
2 29 (27.88%) Web Services
3 13 (12.50%) REST
3 13 (12.50%) Gherkin
3 13 (12.50%) HTML
4 11 (10.58%) jQuery
4 11 (10.58%) CSS
5 8 (7.69%) LAMP
6 7 (6.73%) XML
7 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.85%) WCF
7 4 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.88%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.92%) JSON
9 2 (1.92%) SOAP
9 2 (1.92%) WPF
9 2 (1.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (16.35%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.65%) Mobile App
3 9 (8.65%) User Experience
4 4 (3.85%) Social Media
5 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.92%) DTV
7 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.38%) Windows
2 6 (5.77%) Linux
3 1 (0.96%) Android
3 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (56.73%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (35.58%) Software Testing
3 24 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 21 (20.19%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (20.19%) Scrum
5 18 (17.31%) BDD
6 15 (14.42%) Test Scripting
7 14 (13.46%) System Testing
8 11 (10.58%) SOA
8 11 (10.58%) Waterfall
9 10 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (9.62%) Automated Testing
9 10 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (9.62%) Manual Testing
10 8 (7.69%) TDD
11 7 (6.73%) Software Engineering
11 7 (6.73%) Test Management
11 7 (6.73%) Test Planning
12 5 (4.81%) Test Strategy
12 5 (4.81%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (43.27%) C#
2 20 (19.23%) SQL
3 15 (14.42%) Java
3 15 (14.42%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.62%) PHP
5 4 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.88%) VBScript
7 2 (1.92%) Python
8 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.96%) Ruby
8 1 (0.96%) XPath
8 1 (0.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 35 (33.65%) ISTQB
2 27 (25.96%) Degree
3 23 (22.12%) ISEB
4 15 (14.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.88%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (70.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (14.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.58%) HP
3 8 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (2.88%) IBM
4 3 (2.88%) Capita
5 2 (1.92%) SAP
5 2 (1.92%) Telerik
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