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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 170 208 204
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 55 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.93% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.26% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 55 11 22
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
4523 4190 4251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 76.44% 75.32% 76.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3028 3167 3524
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 +34 41 £50,000 -4.76%
Maidenhead - 3 £37,500 - 1
Slough +2 2 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 41 (46.59%) XML
2 39 (44.32%) HP Quality Center
3 38 (43.18%) Manual Testing
4 37 (42.05%) Finance
5 35 (39.77%) QuickTest Pro
6 33 (37.50%) VBScript
7 30 (34.09%) SC Cleared
7 30 (34.09%) Security Cleared
8 27 (30.68%) SQL
9 26 (29.55%) Selenium
10 24 (27.27%) XPath
10 24 (27.27%) Web Testing
10 24 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
11 23 (26.14%) System Testing
11 23 (26.14%) Test Automation
12 21 (23.86%) ISEB
13 20 (22.73%) QA
14 17 (19.32%) Integration Testing
15 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (15.91%) ISTQB
17 13 (14.77%) Scrum
18 11 (12.50%) C#
18 11 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
18 11 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 10 (11.36%) Test Scripting
20 7 (7.95%) PHP
20 7 (7.95%) WebDriver
20 7 (7.95%) BDD
21 6 (6.82%) Usability Testing
21 6 (6.82%) Test Management

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 24 (27.27%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.55%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (39.77%) QuickTest Pro
2 26 (29.55%) Selenium
3 7 (7.95%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.27%) Behat
6 1 (1.14%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.14%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 37 (42.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Publishing
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 62 (70.45%) Analyst
2 61 (69.32%) Test Analyst
3 44 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 44 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 26 (29.55%) Tester
5 15 (17.05%) Automation Tester
6 14 (15.91%) Test Engineer
7 10 (11.36%) Senior Automation Tester
7 10 (11.36%) Senior Tester
7 10 (11.36%) Senior Test Engineer
8 9 (10.23%) Test Consultant
8 9 (10.23%) Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) QA Tester
10 3 (3.41%) Software Tester
11 2 (2.27%) Automation Analyst
11 2 (2.27%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (2.27%) QA Analyst
12 1 (1.14%) Lead Test Analyst
12 1 (1.14%) Senior QA Engineer
12 1 (1.14%) Trainee Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (46.59%) XML
2 5 (5.68%) .NET
3 4 (4.55%) Gherkin
3 4 (4.55%) LAMP
4 1 (1.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.14%) Spring
4 1 (1.14%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Linux
2 3 (3.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.18%) Manual Testing
2 24 (27.27%) Web Testing
3 23 (26.14%) System Testing
3 23 (26.14%) Test Automation
4 17 (19.32%) Integration Testing
5 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (14.77%) Scrum
7 11 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (11.36%) Test Scripting
9 7 (7.95%) BDD
10 6 (6.82%) Test Management
10 6 (6.82%) Usability Testing
10 6 (6.82%) Automated Testing
11 2 (2.27%) Software Testing
11 2 (2.27%) CRM
11 2 (2.27%) Regression Testing
11 2 (2.27%) Test Strategy
12 1 (1.14%) Root Cause Analysis
12 1 (1.14%) Agile Testing
12 1 (1.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.50%) VBScript
2 27 (30.68%) SQL
3 24 (27.27%) XPath
4 11 (12.50%) C#
5 7 (7.95%) PHP
6 2 (2.27%) Java
6 2 (2.27%) Python
6 2 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (1.14%) PowerHouse
7 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.14%) Perl
7 1 (1.14%) C++
7 1 (1.14%) C
7 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (34.09%) SC Cleared
1 30 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.86%) ISEB
3 14 (15.91%) ISTQB
4 11 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 39 (44.32%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.27%) Opsview
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) IBM
1 6 (6.82%) HP
2 1 (1.14%) VMware
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle
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