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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 117 171 164
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 90 56 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.03% 1.08% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.28% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 79 44 44
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +43.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £69,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
3863 4372 4484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 86.93% 84.61% 80.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3083 3143 3173
Median salary £51,000 £53,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.67% +9.18%
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%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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 +44 36 £41,500 -24.54% 3
Bracknell - 20 £45,000 - 2
Maidenhead +12 12 £55,000 +37.50%
Newbury +7 7 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Slough +6 2 £44,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 104 (75.91%) Selenium
2 103 (75.18%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (64.23%) Java
4 76 (55.47%) QA
5 65 (47.45%) SQL
5 65 (47.45%) Linux
6 50 (36.50%) BDD
7 48 (35.04%) JIRA
7 48 (35.04%) JavaScript
8 46 (33.58%) Finance
9 44 (32.12%) MySQL
10 41 (29.93%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (28.47%) Web Testing
12 35 (25.55%) HTML
13 31 (22.63%) Scrum
14 29 (21.17%) Telecoms
14 29 (21.17%) Automated Testing
15 27 (19.71%) Git (software)
15 27 (19.71%) Subversion
16 26 (18.98%) Ajax
16 26 (18.98%) C#
17 24 (17.52%) Logistics
17 24 (17.52%) Performance Testing
17 24 (17.52%) Jenkins
18 22 (16.06%) Unix
18 22 (16.06%) Open Source
19 21 (15.33%) Web Services
20 19 (13.87%) Test Scripting
20 19 (13.87%) Software Testing
20 19 (13.87%) API Testing

Test Automation
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 10 (7.30%) OpenStack
2 9 (6.57%) CMS
3 8 (5.84%) Apache
3 8 (5.84%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (5.84%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (13.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (8.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.73%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.73%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (7.30%) IaaS
1 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (7.30%) PaaS
2 8 (5.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.49%) Internet
2 10 (7.30%) DNS
2 10 (7.30%) Firewall
2 10 (7.30%) IPv4
2 10 (7.30%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.57%) HTTP
4 2 (1.46%) SMTP
5 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (32.12%) MySQL
2 13 (9.49%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.30%) Big Data
3 10 (7.30%) Hadoop
4 8 (5.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (5.84%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.84%) Redis
4 8 (5.84%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.84%) Riak
5 5 (3.65%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 104 (75.91%) Selenium
2 48 (35.04%) JIRA
3 27 (19.71%) Git (software)
3 27 (19.71%) Subversion
4 24 (17.52%) Jenkins
5 18 (13.14%) Cucumber
6 17 (12.41%) JMeter
7 16 (11.68%) Ranorex
8 15 (10.95%) LoadRunner
9 14 (10.22%) HP UFT
9 14 (10.22%) JBehave
9 14 (10.22%) RSpec
9 14 (10.22%) Visual Studio
10 11 (8.03%) Gatling
10 11 (8.03%) TestNG
10 11 (8.03%) WebDriver
11 9 (6.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (5.84%) Bugzilla
12 8 (5.84%) Trac
13 5 (3.65%) Selenium IDE
General
1 46 (33.58%) Finance
2 29 (21.17%) Telecoms
3 18 (13.14%) Banking
4 16 (11.68%) Retail
5 14 (10.22%) Games
5 14 (10.22%) Marketing
6 12 (8.76%) Electronics
6 12 (8.76%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (26.28%) Tester
2 28 (20.44%) Automation Tester
3 24 (17.52%) QA Engineer
4 23 (16.79%) QA Tester
4 23 (16.79%) Test Engineer
5 22 (16.06%) Java Automation Tester
5 22 (16.06%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 22 (16.06%) Selenium Tester
6 20 (14.60%) Web Tester
7 18 (13.14%) Automation Test Lead
8 16 (11.68%) QA Automation Tester
9 15 (10.95%) QA Test Engineer
9 15 (10.95%) Test Automation Engineer
10 13 (9.49%) Developer
10 13 (9.49%) Web Automation Tester
11 11 (8.03%) QA Automation Engineer
12 9 (6.57%) Analyst
12 9 (6.57%) Senior Automation Tester
12 9 (6.57%) Senior Tester
12 9 (6.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.55%) HTML
2 26 (18.98%) Ajax
3 21 (15.33%) Web Services
4 17 (12.41%) CSS
5 15 (10.95%) AngularJS
6 14 (10.22%) .NET
7 13 (9.49%) JSON
7 13 (9.49%) XML
8 10 (7.30%) ASP.NET
8 10 (7.30%) REST
8 10 (7.30%) SOAP
9 8 (5.84%) J2EE
9 8 (5.84%) Kafka
9 8 (5.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (5.84%) WebSockets
10 7 (5.11%) RESTful
11 6 (4.38%) Spring
12 5 (3.65%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (3.65%) React
13 1 (0.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.84%) PKI
2 6 (4.38%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.65%) Wiki
4 4 (2.92%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.73%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (47.45%) Linux
2 22 (16.06%) Unix
3 8 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.11%) Windows
5 5 (3.65%) Android
6 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.92%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (75.18%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (36.50%) BDD
3 41 (29.93%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (28.47%) Web Testing
5 31 (22.63%) Scrum
6 29 (21.17%) Automated Testing
7 24 (17.52%) Logistics
7 24 (17.52%) Performance Testing
8 22 (16.06%) Open Source
9 19 (13.87%) API Testing
9 19 (13.87%) Software Testing
9 19 (13.87%) Test Scripting
10 17 (12.41%) OOP
11 16 (11.68%) Mentoring
12 15 (10.95%) DevOps
13 14 (10.22%) Automation Testing
14 13 (9.49%) Programme Management
15 12 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (8.76%) Functional Testing
15 12 (8.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 88 (64.23%) Java
2 65 (47.45%) SQL
3 48 (35.04%) JavaScript
4 26 (18.98%) C#
5 18 (13.14%) Python
6 15 (10.95%) Perl
7 12 (8.76%) VB
8 10 (7.30%) Bash Shell
9 9 (6.57%) Ruby
9 9 (6.57%) VBScript
10 3 (2.19%) C++
10 3 (2.19%) Groovy
11 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.73%) C
12 1 (0.73%) PHP
12 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (10.95%) ISEB
2 13 (9.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (8.76%) Degree
4 11 (8.03%) ISTQB
4 11 (8.03%) SC Cleared
4 11 (8.03%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (55.47%) QA
2 3 (2.19%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (7.30%) Docker
1 10 (7.30%) KVM
1 10 (7.30%) VirtualBox
1 10 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (5.84%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.84%) Ambari
1 8 (5.84%) Hadoop YARN
1 8 (5.84%) Kibana
2 1 (0.73%) Ansible
2 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (9.49%) SAP
2 10 (7.30%) VMware
3 8 (5.84%) Oracle
3 8 (5.84%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.92%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.19%) Borland
5 3 (2.19%) IBM
5 3 (2.19%) NICE Systems
6 2 (1.46%) HP
6 2 (1.46%) Splunk
7 1 (0.73%) Capita
7 1 (0.73%) webMethods
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