The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 154 206 170
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -36
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 65 39 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 0.65% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.83% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 50
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Test Automation
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
4652 4707 4190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.53% 78.16% 77.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3105 3511 3383
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Berkshire region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Berkshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 November 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 +3 23 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Bracknell - 19 £50,000 -
Slough - 6 £55,000 - 1
Maidenhead -4 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Windsor - 1 £45,000 - 2
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 73 (65.18%) HP Quality Center
2 62 (55.36%) ISEB
3 48 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 46 (41.07%) SQL
5 45 (40.18%) Windows
6 43 (38.39%) Finance
6 43 (38.39%) Test Scripting
6 43 (38.39%) ISTQB
7 42 (37.50%) Windows XP
8 39 (34.82%) Security Cleared
9 34 (30.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (29.46%) Selenium
11 32 (28.57%) Regression Testing
11 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
13 26 (23.21%) Test Management
14 25 (22.32%) Migration
15 24 (21.43%) Oracle
15 24 (21.43%) SC Cleared
16 23 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (20.54%) QA
16 23 (20.54%) Windows 7
16 23 (20.54%) LoadRunner
17 21 (18.75%) WinRunner
17 21 (18.75%) Linux
18 20 (17.86%) LAN
18 20 (17.86%) WAN
18 20 (17.86%) Active Directory
18 20 (17.86%) HP
19 18 (16.07%) Analytical Skills

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (15.18%) MS Exchange
1 17 (15.18%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (5.36%) IIS
2 6 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.57%) Confluence
4 3 (2.68%) Drupal
5 1 (0.89%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.89%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.86%) LAN
1 20 (17.86%) WAN
2 6 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.79%) Wireless
4 1 (0.89%) LTE
4 1 (0.89%) 4G
4 1 (0.89%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.89%) FTP
4 1 (0.89%) UMTS
4 1 (0.89%) DNS
4 1 (0.89%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.89%) Internet
4 1 (0.89%) 3G
4 1 (0.89%) MGCP
4 1 (0.89%) RTP
4 1 (0.89%) SS7
4 1 (0.89%) Megaco
4 1 (0.89%) ISUP
4 1 (0.89%) H.323
4 1 (0.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 33 (29.46%) Selenium
3 23 (20.54%) LoadRunner
4 21 (18.75%) WinRunner
5 17 (15.18%) TestDirector
6 10 (8.93%) Cucumber
7 9 (8.04%) SilkPerformer
7 9 (8.04%) JIRA
8 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.57%) JMeter
9 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.68%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.68%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.79%) Calabash
10 2 (1.79%) JUnit
11 1 (0.89%) NUnit
11 1 (0.89%) Subversion
11 1 (0.89%) Moq
11 1 (0.89%) jMock
General
1 43 (38.39%) Finance
2 17 (15.18%) Telecoms
3 14 (12.50%) Retail
4 6 (5.36%) Marketing
5 3 (2.68%) Electronics
5 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.68%) Automotive
6 2 (1.79%) Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Law
7 1 (0.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (35.71%) Analyst
1 40 (35.71%) Test Analyst
2 25 (22.32%) Senior Analyst
2 25 (22.32%) Senior Test Analyst
3 21 (18.75%) Tester
4 20 (17.86%) Consultant
4 20 (17.86%) Test Consultant
5 16 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Senior Tester
6 8 (7.14%) Test Manager
7 6 (5.36%) QA Manager
7 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Tester
7 6 (5.36%) Automation Tester
8 5 (4.46%) Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) QA Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 3 (2.68%) Senior QA Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) Performance Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.82%) XML
2 8 (7.14%) LAMP
3 7 (6.25%) .NET
4 5 (4.46%) HTML
4 5 (4.46%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (2.68%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.68%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.79%) Middleware
6 2 (1.79%) Web Services
6 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.89%) JSP
7 1 (0.89%) SOAP
7 1 (0.89%) XSLT
7 1 (0.89%) JMS
7 1 (0.89%) Ajax
7 1 (0.89%) JSON
7 1 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (15.18%) Clustering
3 4 (3.57%) AS400
3 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.57%) iSeries
4 3 (2.68%) DTV
4 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.89%) Handset
5 1 (0.89%) Open Source
5 1 (0.89%) iPad
5 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.89%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.18%) Windows
2 42 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 34 (30.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (20.54%) Windows 7
5 21 (18.75%) Linux
6 15 (13.39%) UNIX
7 9 (8.04%) Solaris
8 3 (2.68%) AIX
9 1 (0.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (38.39%) Test Scripting
2 32 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.21%) Test Management
4 25 (22.32%) Migration
5 17 (15.18%) Scrum
5 17 (15.18%) Manual Testing
5 17 (15.18%) Automation Testing
6 16 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 15 (13.39%) Software Testing
8 10 (8.93%) Automated Testing
9 9 (8.04%) Validation
9 9 (8.04%) TDD
9 9 (8.04%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (7.14%) Integration Testing
11 6 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.36%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (5.36%) Test Planning
12 5 (4.46%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (41.07%) SQL
2 17 (15.18%) VBScript
3 11 (9.82%) Python
4 8 (7.14%) Perl
5 6 (5.36%) C#
5 6 (5.36%) Ruby
6 5 (4.46%) Java
7 4 (3.57%) PHP
8 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.89%) C
9 1 (0.89%) C++
9 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (55.36%) ISEB
2 43 (38.39%) ISTQB
3 39 (34.82%) Security Cleared
4 24 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 14 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (5.36%) Degree
7 4 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.54%) QA
System Software
1 20 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.04%) VMware ESX
2 9 (8.04%) VMware Workstation
2 9 (8.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 73 (65.18%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (15.18%) McAfee ePO
2 17 (15.18%) Netcool
2 17 (15.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (21.43%) Oracle
2 20 (17.86%) HP
3 17 (15.18%) Citrix
3 17 (15.18%) McAfee
3 17 (15.18%) Veritas
4 10 (8.93%) Fujitsu
5 9 (8.04%) VMware
5 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.04%) NetApp
6 3 (2.68%) SAP
7 2 (1.79%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.89%) Cisco
8 1 (0.89%) Nortel
8 1 (0.89%) Google
8 1 (0.89%) Huawei
8 1 (0.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.89%) TIBCO
Newbury
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Life Ins
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago