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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 162 208 203
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 62 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.12% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.40% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 62 16 13
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £56,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
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
4467 4243 3976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.87% 78.60% 76.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3291 3057 3112
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +14 29 £43,000 -4.44% 3
Bracknell - 13 £55,000 -
Maidenhead 0 9 £57,500 +64.28% 2
Newbury - 4 £40,000 - 2
Wokingham - 3 £45,000 -
Windsor - 1 £45,000 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 71 (73.96%) Selenium
2 58 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (59.38%) QA
4 41 (42.71%) ISTQB
5 32 (33.33%) C#
6 31 (32.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 30 (31.25%) ISEB
7 30 (31.25%) Software Testing
8 27 (28.13%) .NET
9 25 (26.04%) Finance
10 20 (20.83%) Degree
10 20 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (20.83%) Test Automation
11 19 (19.79%) Scrum
12 18 (18.75%) Web Services
12 18 (18.75%) Manual Testing
12 18 (18.75%) BDD
12 18 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (17.71%) System Testing
13 17 (17.71%) HP Quality Center
14 16 (16.67%) JavaScript
15 15 (15.63%) PHP
15 15 (15.63%) HTML
15 15 (15.63%) Computer Science
15 15 (15.63%) WebDriver
15 15 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 15 (15.63%) Gherkin
16 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
16 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
17 13 (13.54%) LAMP

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (13.54%) Drupal
2 3 (3.13%) Confluence
3 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.21%) MS Project
3 2 (2.08%) MS Office
3 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 71 (73.96%) Selenium
2 31 (32.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (15.63%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.21%) JIRA
5 4 (4.17%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.13%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.13%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.13%) Zephyr
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.04%) Sahi
8 1 (1.04%) RSpec
8 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.04%) Subversion
8 1 (1.04%) Appium
8 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.04%) Capybara
General
1 25 (26.04%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (42.71%) Tester
2 39 (40.63%) Analyst
3 38 (39.58%) QA Engineer
4 29 (30.21%) Test Analyst
5 24 (25.00%) Automation Tester
6 22 (22.92%) Test Engineer
7 17 (17.71%) QA Tester
8 16 (16.67%) Junior
8 16 (16.67%) Software Engineer
9 14 (14.58%) Software Tester
10 13 (13.54%) Graduate
10 13 (13.54%) Software Test Engineer
10 13 (13.54%) Junior Tester
10 13 (13.54%) Junior Software Engineer
10 13 (13.54%) Junior Test Engineer
10 13 (13.54%) Graduate Software Tester
10 13 (13.54%) Junior Software Tester
11 12 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
12 11 (11.46%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.13%) .NET
2 18 (18.75%) Web Services
3 15 (15.63%) HTML
3 15 (15.63%) Gherkin
4 13 (13.54%) jQuery
4 13 (13.54%) CSS
4 13 (13.54%) LAMP
5 5 (5.21%) XML
6 3 (3.13%) REST
7 2 (2.08%) HTML5
7 2 (2.08%) JSON
7 2 (2.08%) WPF
8 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.29%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.13%) User Experience
4 3 (3.13%) Social Media
4 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) Windows
2 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.25%) Software Testing
3 20 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (20.83%) Test Automation
4 19 (19.79%) Scrum
5 18 (18.75%) BDD
5 18 (18.75%) Manual Testing
6 17 (17.71%) System Testing
7 13 (13.54%) Waterfall
8 9 (9.38%) Automated Testing
9 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (7.29%) Test Management
9 7 (7.29%) Test Scripting
10 6 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.21%) TDD
11 5 (5.21%) Test Strategy
11 5 (5.21%) Test Planning
11 5 (5.21%) People Management
12 4 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.17%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.33%) C#
2 16 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 15 (15.63%) PHP
4 10 (10.42%) SQL
5 7 (7.29%) Java
6 6 (6.25%) VBScript
7 1 (1.04%) Python
7 1 (1.04%) Ruby
7 1 (1.04%) XPath
7 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (42.71%) ISTQB
2 30 (31.25%) ISEB
3 20 (20.83%) Degree
4 15 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.13%) APMP
7 2 (2.08%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (59.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (17.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.42%) HP
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle
4 3 (3.13%) IBM
4 3 (3.13%) Capita
5 2 (2.08%) Telerik
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + training, progression, 10% bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum +bonus, healthcare, Pension, mobile
Posted: 13 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 22 days ago