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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 181 185 198
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 32 44 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.66% 0.81% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.96% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30 44 30
Median salary £43,250 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £38,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.79%
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
4144 4607 4670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.73% 84.42% 80.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3351 3263 3340
Median salary £51,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +19 15 £50,000 +16.27% 3
Slough - 5 £44,000 -
Maidenhead +9 4 £38,500 -33.04% 1
Newbury -6 2 £34,000 -35.23%
Bracknell - 1 £42,500 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 40 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (60.78%) QA
3 30 (58.82%) Selenium
4 16 (31.37%) SDLC
5 15 (29.41%) Software Testing
6 14 (27.45%) Java
7 13 (25.49%) Performance Testing
7 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
8 12 (23.53%) Test Automation
8 12 (23.53%) ISTQB
8 12 (23.53%) Automated Testing
8 12 (23.53%) SQL
8 12 (23.53%) ISEB
8 12 (23.53%) WebDriver
9 11 (21.57%) Finance
9 11 (21.57%) C#
10 10 (19.61%) Regression Testing
11 8 (15.69%) .NET
11 8 (15.69%) LoadRunner
11 8 (15.69%) Manual Testing
11 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
12 7 (13.73%) Functional Testing
12 7 (13.73%) Cucumber
12 7 (13.73%) Python
12 7 (13.73%) Scrum
13 6 (11.76%) JMeter
13 6 (11.76%) HP UFT
13 6 (11.76%) Windows
13 6 (11.76%) Logistics
13 6 (11.76%) Banking

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 4 (7.84%) Drupal
1 4 (7.84%) Tuxedo
2 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) BASE24
2 3 (5.88%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Sage Pay
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) IaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) PaaS
3 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) ATM
2 2 (3.92%) IPv4
3 1 (1.96%) HTTP
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Big Data
2 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.96%) HBase
3 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (58.82%) Selenium
2 12 (23.53%) WebDriver
3 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
3 8 (15.69%) LoadRunner
4 7 (13.73%) Cucumber
5 6 (11.76%) HP UFT
5 6 (11.76%) JMeter
5 6 (11.76%) SoapUI
6 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
7 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
8 3 (5.88%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.92%) Ant
9 2 (3.92%) Appium
9 2 (3.92%) Maven
9 2 (3.92%) MSBuild
9 2 (3.92%) Ranorex
9 2 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (3.92%) Subversion
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
2 6 (11.76%) Retail
3 4 (7.84%) Local Government
4 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Tester
2 23 (45.10%) QA Tester
3 16 (31.37%) Automation Tester
4 12 (23.53%) QA Automation Tester
5 9 (17.65%) Test Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 7 (13.73%) Selenium Tester
7 6 (11.76%) QA Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) QA Test Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Analyst
9 4 (7.84%) Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Test Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) Coordinator
10 3 (5.88%) SAP Manager
10 3 (5.88%) SAP Test Coordinator
10 3 (5.88%) SAP Test Manager
10 3 (5.88%) SAP Testing Manager
10 3 (5.88%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) .NET Framework
2 4 (7.84%) Behat
2 4 (7.84%) Gherkin
2 4 (7.84%) LAMP
3 3 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) Cocoa
4 1 (1.96%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (1.96%) CSS
4 1 (1.96%) HTML
4 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Contactless
1 4 (7.84%) EMV
1 4 (7.84%) Fintech
2 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) SDLC
3 15 (29.41%) Software Testing
4 13 (25.49%) Performance Testing
4 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
5 12 (23.53%) Automated Testing
5 12 (23.53%) Test Automation
6 10 (19.61%) Regression Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Manual Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Functional Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Scrum
9 6 (11.76%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Logistics
9 6 (11.76%) QA Automation
10 5 (9.80%) BDD
10 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.80%) Release Management
10 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
11 4 (7.84%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) Java
2 12 (23.53%) SQL
3 11 (21.57%) C#
4 7 (13.73%) Python
5 4 (7.84%) PHP
5 4 (7.84%) Ruby
6 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.92%) Groovy
7 2 (3.92%) Perl
7 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) ISEB
1 12 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (60.78%) QA
2 5 (9.80%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Docker
1 2 (3.92%) KVM
1 2 (3.92%) VirtualBox
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) HP
1 5 (9.80%) IBM
2 4 (7.84%) CyberSource
2 4 (7.84%) DataCash
2 4 (7.84%) Elavon
2 4 (7.84%) Ingenico
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Sage
2 4 (7.84%) TSYS
2 4 (7.84%) VeriFone
2 4 (7.84%) VocaLink
2 4 (7.84%) WorldPay
3 3 (5.88%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Splunk
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Telerik
5 1 (1.96%) webMethods
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