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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 144 214 175
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -39
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 37 19 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.09% 0.37% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.43% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27 14 62
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,950 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £46,450 £57,250
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
2899 4446 4721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.59% 86.94% 85.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2264 3612 3449
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 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,000 £72,500
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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +67 27 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Newbury +5 4 £47,500 +39.70% 2
Slough +26 2 £40,750 -7.38%
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 64 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (79.17%) Selenium
3 37 (51.39%) Java
4 30 (41.67%) WebDriver
5 28 (38.89%) QA
6 27 (37.50%) TDD
7 26 (36.11%) Scrum
8 24 (33.33%) SQL
9 22 (30.56%) C#
9 22 (30.56%) Test Scripting
10 20 (27.78%) ISTQB
11 19 (26.39%) JMeter
11 19 (26.39%) SoapUI
12 18 (25.00%) Test Strategy
12 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 17 (23.61%) BDD
14 16 (22.22%) OO
14 16 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (20.83%) Open Source
15 15 (20.83%) Software Testing
15 15 (20.83%) Automated Testing
15 15 (20.83%) Oracle
15 15 (20.83%) Cucumber
16 14 (19.44%) Regression Testing
16 14 (19.44%) Test Automation
17 13 (18.06%) Degree
18 12 (16.67%) Web Services
18 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
18 12 (16.67%) ISEB
19 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills

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 (1.39%) CMS
1 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Internet
2 5 (6.94%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) Big Data
2 9 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.56%) MySQL
4 2 (2.78%) InfluxDB
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 57 (79.17%) Selenium
2 30 (41.67%) WebDriver
3 19 (26.39%) JMeter
3 19 (26.39%) SoapUI
4 16 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (20.83%) Cucumber
6 11 (15.28%) JUnit
7 10 (13.89%) Gatling
7 10 (13.89%) Jenkins
7 10 (13.89%) JIRA
8 8 (11.11%) TestComplete
8 8 (11.11%) Visual Studio
9 7 (9.72%) Eclipse
10 6 (8.33%) Bugzilla
11 5 (6.94%) Mockito
12 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
12 4 (5.56%) SpecFlow
12 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (4.17%) Gradle
13 3 (4.17%) TestNG
General
1 10 (13.89%) Finance
1 10 (13.89%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) Developer
2 19 (26.39%) Automation Tester
2 19 (26.39%) Tester
3 17 (23.61%) Analyst
4 16 (22.22%) Test Engineer
5 15 (20.83%) Test Analyst
6 13 (18.06%) Java Engineer
7 12 (16.67%) Developer in Test
7 12 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
7 12 (16.67%) QA Engineer
8 11 (15.28%) C# Developer
8 11 (15.28%) QA Automation Tester
8 11 (15.28%) QA Tester
8 11 (15.28%) Software Test Engineer
9 10 (13.89%) Junior
10 9 (12.50%) Java Developer
10 9 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
10 9 (12.50%) Junior Developer
10 9 (12.50%) Junior Java Developer
10 9 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) Web Services
2 11 (15.28%) HTML
3 9 (12.50%) CSS
3 9 (12.50%) RESTful
4 8 (11.11%) Gherkin
5 5 (6.94%) SOAP
6 4 (5.56%) XML
7 2 (2.78%) .NET
7 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.78%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.78%) JSON
7 2 (2.78%) Spring
7 2 (2.78%) XSD
8 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.39%) Ajax
8 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.39%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.39%) LINQ
8 1 (1.39%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (1.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 8 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 6 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.94%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.78%) User Experience
7 1 (1.39%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (37.50%) TDD
3 26 (36.11%) Scrum
4 22 (30.56%) Test Scripting
5 18 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 17 (23.61%) BDD
7 16 (22.22%) OO
8 15 (20.83%) Automated Testing
8 15 (20.83%) Open Source
8 15 (20.83%) Software Testing
9 14 (19.44%) Regression Testing
9 14 (19.44%) Test Automation
10 10 (13.89%) Security Testing
11 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (12.50%) Information Governance
11 9 (12.50%) Secure Coding
11 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 8 (11.11%) Manual Testing
12 8 (11.11%) Performance Testing
13 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 37 (51.39%) Java
2 24 (33.33%) SQL
3 22 (30.56%) C#
4 18 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.94%) Ruby
6 2 (2.78%) Groovy
6 2 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 13 (18.06%) Degree
3 12 (16.67%) ISEB
4 10 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (38.89%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Grafana
1 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Oracle
2 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) Concur
3 2 (2.78%) SAP
3 2 (2.78%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (1.39%) Sage
4 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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