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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 121 152 173
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 79 78 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.86% 1.48% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.74% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 74 73 39
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £48,250
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
3729 4483 4818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.82% 85.05% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2878 3484 3208
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +11 30 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Newbury +10 17 £35,000 -41.66%
Bracknell -3 10 £45,000 +50.00%
Slough +18 5 £40,000 +12.67% 1
Maidenhead -7 4 £57,500 -4.16%
Hungerford - 1 £47,500 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 139 (86.34%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (72.05%) Selenium
3 97 (60.25%) Java
4 93 (57.76%) QA
5 79 (49.07%) Scrum
6 69 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 61 (37.89%) Finance
8 59 (36.65%) Linux
9 57 (35.40%) JMeter
10 55 (34.16%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (29.19%) Test Scripting
11 47 (29.19%) HTML
12 45 (27.95%) Open Source
13 44 (27.33%) Functional Testing
13 44 (27.33%) Automated Testing
14 43 (26.71%) ISEB
14 43 (26.71%) Performance Testing
15 42 (26.09%) Degree
15 42 (26.09%) Internet
15 42 (26.09%) Perl
15 42 (26.09%) .NET
16 40 (24.84%) SDLC
17 39 (24.22%) DevOps
17 39 (24.22%) SQL
18 36 (22.36%) Non-Functional Testing
19 34 (21.12%) MySQL
19 34 (21.12%) Visual Studio
19 34 (21.12%) ASP.NET
19 34 (21.12%) Defect Management
20 33 (20.50%) LoadRunner

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 24 (14.91%) CMS
2 9 (5.59%) Apache
3 6 (3.73%) Confluence
3 6 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.73%) nginx
4 5 (3.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.32%) SaaS
2 10 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.11%) IaaS
4 5 (3.11%) PaaS
5 3 (1.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.86%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.86%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.86%) Route 53
5 3 (1.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (26.09%) Internet
2 27 (16.77%) DNS
2 27 (16.77%) Firewall
2 27 (16.77%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.97%) SMTP
4 5 (3.11%) IPv4
5 4 (2.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.12%) MySQL
2 24 (14.91%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.21%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.97%) Big Data
4 8 (4.97%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.86%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.86%) Redis
5 3 (1.86%) Riak
6 2 (1.24%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 116 (72.05%) Selenium
2 57 (35.40%) JMeter
3 34 (21.12%) Visual Studio
4 33 (20.50%) LoadRunner
5 32 (19.88%) JIRA
6 30 (18.63%) Jenkins
7 29 (18.01%) Gatling
8 26 (16.15%) TestNG
9 20 (12.42%) WebDriver
10 13 (8.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (8.07%) Git (software)
11 9 (5.59%) Eclipse
12 8 (4.97%) Ranorex
13 7 (4.35%) HP UFT
13 7 (4.35%) Subversion
14 6 (3.73%) Cucumber
15 5 (3.11%) Selenium IDE
15 5 (3.11%) SoapUI
15 5 (3.11%) Zephyr
16 4 (2.48%) eggPlant
General
1 61 (37.89%) Finance
2 12 (7.45%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.97%) Banking
4 6 (3.73%) Retail
5 5 (3.11%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.11%) Games
6 4 (2.48%) Electronics
6 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.48%) Marketing
7 3 (1.86%) Legal
8 1 (0.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (44.10%) Tester
2 50 (31.06%) Automation Tester
3 43 (26.71%) Selenium Tester
4 37 (22.98%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 35 (21.74%) Senior Tester
6 30 (18.63%) Java Automation Tester
7 28 (17.39%) QA Tester
7 28 (17.39%) Senior Automation Tester
8 27 (16.77%) Test Engineer
9 20 (12.42%) Developer
9 20 (12.42%) QA Engineer
9 20 (12.42%) Test Automation Engineer
10 19 (11.80%) QA Automation Tester
11 17 (10.56%) Analyst
11 17 (10.56%) Java Engineer
11 17 (10.56%) Web Tester
12 16 (9.94%) Test Analyst
13 11 (6.83%) Web Engineer
14 10 (6.21%) Java Developer
15 9 (5.59%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (29.19%) HTML
2 42 (26.09%) .NET
3 34 (21.12%) ASP.NET
4 31 (19.25%) Ajax
5 19 (11.80%) AngularJS
6 18 (11.18%) JSON
7 14 (8.70%) XML
8 13 (8.07%) SOAP
9 12 (7.45%) Web Services
10 11 (6.83%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (6.83%) REST
10 11 (6.83%) Spring
11 9 (5.59%) CSS
12 8 (4.97%) Spring Boot
13 7 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (4.35%) React
13 7 (4.35%) RESTful
14 6 (3.73%) Apache Camel
14 6 (3.73%) LAMP
15 3 (1.86%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.59%) Wiki
4 8 (4.97%) User Experience
5 5 (3.11%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.11%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.86%) Blog
6 3 (1.86%) PKI
7 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.62%) Fintech
8 1 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 59 (36.65%) Linux
2 8 (4.97%) Unix
3 5 (3.11%) Windows
4 4 (2.48%) Android
5 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.86%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.24%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (86.34%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (49.07%) Scrum
3 55 (34.16%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (29.19%) Test Scripting
5 45 (27.95%) Open Source
6 44 (27.33%) Automated Testing
6 44 (27.33%) Functional Testing
7 43 (26.71%) Performance Testing
8 40 (24.84%) SDLC
9 39 (24.22%) DevOps
10 36 (22.36%) Non-Functional Testing
11 34 (21.12%) Defect Management
12 33 (20.50%) Workflow
12 33 (20.50%) Workflow Management
13 31 (19.25%) Regression Testing
14 30 (18.63%) Software Testing
15 26 (16.15%) Agile Testing
15 26 (16.15%) CRM
15 26 (16.15%) Kanban
16 25 (15.53%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 97 (60.25%) Java
2 69 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 42 (26.09%) Perl
4 39 (24.22%) SQL
5 32 (19.88%) VB
6 23 (14.29%) VBScript
7 20 (12.42%) C#
8 14 (8.70%) Python
9 12 (7.45%) C++
10 11 (6.83%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.11%) Ruby
12 4 (2.48%) Groovy
12 4 (2.48%) PHP
13 3 (1.86%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.62%) C
14 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (26.71%) ISEB
2 42 (26.09%) Degree
3 27 (16.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (9.32%) SC Cleared
4 15 (9.32%) Security Cleared
5 10 (6.21%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.24%) AAT
6 2 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.24%) HND
6 2 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (57.76%) QA
2 4 (2.48%) SDET
3 2 (1.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (6.83%) Docker
2 5 (3.11%) KVM
2 5 (3.11%) VirtualBox
2 5 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.86%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.73%) Kibana
2 4 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.86%) Ambari
3 3 (1.86%) Graylog
3 3 (1.86%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (1.86%) logstash
3 3 (1.86%) Puppet
3 3 (1.86%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.62%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (8.07%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.83%) Oracle
3 10 (6.21%) HP
4 5 (3.11%) Cadence
4 5 (3.11%) IBM
4 5 (3.11%) VMware
5 4 (2.48%) SAP
6 3 (1.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco
7 1 (0.62%) Concur
7 1 (0.62%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Neilson Financial Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago