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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 124 171 169
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 90 47 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.03% 0.94% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.11% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 85 39 40
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,500 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £69,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +4.93%
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
3903 4244 4441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.08% 84.83% 80.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3088 3115 3044
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 £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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +38 38 £43,750 -20.45% 2
Bracknell +16 23 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Newbury +11 12 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Maidenhead -6 6 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 141 (80.11%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (74.43%) Selenium
3 113 (64.20%) Java
4 100 (56.82%) QA
5 75 (42.61%) Linux
6 69 (39.20%) JavaScript
7 65 (36.93%) Scrum
8 60 (34.09%) SQL
9 59 (33.52%) Continuous Integration
10 57 (32.39%) Finance
11 50 (28.41%) JIRA
12 47 (26.70%) BDD
12 47 (26.70%) JMeter
12 47 (26.70%) HTML
13 45 (25.57%) MySQL
14 44 (25.00%) Regression Testing
14 44 (25.00%) Automated Testing
15 39 (22.16%) Test Scripting
16 38 (21.59%) Open Source
17 37 (21.02%) Performance Testing
18 36 (20.45%) ISEB
19 35 (19.89%) Web Testing
19 35 (19.89%) Jenkins
20 33 (18.75%) Ajax
21 32 (18.18%) Functional Testing
22 31 (17.61%) Internet
23 30 (17.05%) Perl
24 29 (16.48%) DevOps
25 28 (15.91%) SDLC
26 27 (15.34%) Degree

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 17 (9.66%) CMS
2 12 (6.82%) Apache
3 10 (5.68%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (5.68%) nginx
3 10 (5.68%) OpenStack
4 4 (2.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (10.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.57%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.82%) SaaS
3 10 (5.68%) IaaS
3 10 (5.68%) PaaS
4 2 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.14%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.14%) Route 53
4 2 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.61%) Internet
2 19 (10.80%) DNS
2 19 (10.80%) Firewall
2 19 (10.80%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.68%) IPv4
4 9 (5.11%) HTTP
5 8 (4.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (25.57%) MySQL
2 24 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 13 (7.39%) Big Data
4 12 (6.82%) Hadoop
5 10 (5.68%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (4.55%) Redis
6 8 (4.55%) Riak
7 5 (2.84%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.84%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.70%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.14%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 131 (74.43%) Selenium
2 50 (28.41%) JIRA
3 47 (26.70%) JMeter
4 35 (19.89%) Jenkins
5 26 (14.77%) LoadRunner
6 25 (14.20%) Git (software)
6 25 (14.20%) Visual Studio
7 21 (11.93%) Gatling
7 21 (11.93%) Subversion
8 19 (10.80%) TestNG
9 18 (10.23%) WebDriver
10 16 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (9.09%) Cucumber
11 14 (7.95%) HP UFT
12 13 (7.39%) Ranorex
13 12 (6.82%) JBehave
13 12 (6.82%) RSpec
14 8 (4.55%) Bugzilla
14 8 (4.55%) Trac
15 7 (3.98%) Eclipse
General
1 57 (32.39%) Finance
2 24 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 17 (9.66%) Banking
4 13 (7.39%) Games
5 12 (6.82%) Retail
6 10 (5.68%) Marketing
7 9 (5.11%) Electronics
7 9 (5.11%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (34.66%) Tester
2 43 (24.43%) Automation Tester
3 37 (21.02%) Selenium Tester
4 34 (19.32%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 30 (17.05%) Java Automation Tester
6 29 (16.48%) QA Engineer
7 28 (15.91%) QA Tester
8 27 (15.34%) Test Engineer
9 23 (13.07%) Senior Tester
10 21 (11.93%) Web Tester
11 20 (11.36%) QA Automation Tester
11 20 (11.36%) Senior Automation Tester
12 18 (10.23%) Analyst
12 18 (10.23%) Developer
12 18 (10.23%) Test Analyst
13 16 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
14 15 (8.52%) Java Engineer
15 14 (7.95%) QA Test Engineer
16 13 (7.39%) QA Automation Engineer
16 13 (7.39%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (26.70%) HTML
2 33 (18.75%) Ajax
3 26 (14.77%) .NET
4 23 (13.07%) AngularJS
5 22 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 21 (11.93%) Web Services
7 20 (11.36%) JSON
8 19 (10.80%) XML
9 17 (9.66%) CSS
9 17 (9.66%) SOAP
10 13 (7.39%) REST
11 10 (5.68%) RESTful
11 10 (5.68%) Spring
12 8 (4.55%) Kafka
12 8 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (4.55%) React
12 8 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (4.55%) WebSockets
13 6 (3.41%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (2.84%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (5.11%) Wiki
3 8 (4.55%) PKI
4 6 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.84%) User Experience
6 4 (2.27%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.14%) Blog
7 2 (1.14%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.14%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 75 (42.61%) Linux
2 17 (9.66%) Unix
3 8 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.98%) Windows
5 5 (2.84%) Android
6 4 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.27%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.70%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (80.11%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (36.93%) Scrum
3 59 (33.52%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (26.70%) BDD
5 44 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 44 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 39 (22.16%) Test Scripting
7 38 (21.59%) Open Source
8 37 (21.02%) Performance Testing
9 35 (19.89%) Web Testing
10 32 (18.18%) Functional Testing
11 29 (16.48%) DevOps
12 28 (15.91%) SDLC
13 26 (14.77%) Software Testing
14 25 (14.20%) Non-Functional Testing
15 24 (13.64%) Logistics
16 22 (12.50%) Automation Testing
16 22 (12.50%) Defect Management
16 22 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (11.93%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (64.20%) Java
2 69 (39.20%) JavaScript
3 60 (34.09%) SQL
4 30 (17.05%) Perl
5 23 (13.07%) VB
6 21 (11.93%) C#
7 19 (10.80%) Python
8 18 (10.23%) VBScript
9 14 (7.95%) Bash Shell
10 10 (5.68%) C++
11 8 (4.55%) Ruby
12 4 (2.27%) Groovy
13 2 (1.14%) PHP
13 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.57%) C
14 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (20.45%) ISEB
2 27 (15.34%) Degree
3 20 (11.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 20 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 20 (11.36%) Security Cleared
4 12 (6.82%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (56.82%) QA
2 3 (1.70%) SDET
3 2 (1.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (7.39%) Docker
2 10 (5.68%) KVM
2 10 (5.68%) VirtualBox
2 10 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (4.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (5.68%) Kibana
2 8 (4.55%) Ambari
2 8 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.14%) Graylog
4 2 (1.14%) logstash
4 2 (1.14%) Puppet
4 2 (1.14%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (7.39%) Oracle
2 10 (5.68%) SAP
2 10 (5.68%) VMware
3 8 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.98%) HP
4 7 (3.98%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.84%) IBM
6 3 (1.70%) NICE Systems
7 2 (1.14%) Borland
8 1 (0.57%) Capita
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco
8 1 (0.57%) Concur
8 1 (0.57%) Sun
8 1 (0.57%) webMethods
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