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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 163 150 155
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 34 100 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 1.67% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.94% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31 90 37
Median salary £51,500 £51,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.48% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
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
3578 5160 4890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.70% 86.40% 84.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2674 4184 3281
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -14 17 £52,500 +5.00%
Maidenhead -6 7 £57,500 -6.88%
Slough +24 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Bracknell +13 1 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Newbury +12 1 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Hungerford - 1 £47,500 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 116 (92.06%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (61.90%) Selenium
3 71 (56.35%) Scrum
4 70 (55.56%) Java
5 62 (49.21%) QA
6 52 (41.27%) JavaScript
7 44 (34.92%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (34.13%) Linux
9 42 (33.33%) Degree
10 41 (32.54%) JMeter
11 40 (31.75%) Finance
12 36 (28.57%) Internet
12 36 (28.57%) HTML
13 34 (26.98%) Automated Testing
13 34 (26.98%) Open Source
13 34 (26.98%) SDLC
14 32 (25.40%) Test Scripting
14 32 (25.40%) Functional Testing
14 32 (25.40%) .NET
14 32 (25.40%) ISEB
15 28 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
15 28 (22.22%) SQL
15 28 (22.22%) DevOps
16 27 (21.43%) Jenkins
17 26 (20.63%) MongoDB
17 26 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
17 26 (20.63%) Performance Testing
17 26 (20.63%) Perl
18 24 (19.05%) JIRA
19 23 (18.25%) Defect Management

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 14 (11.11%) CMS
2 12 (9.52%) Apache
3 9 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (7.14%) nginx
4 6 (4.76%) OpenStack
5 5 (3.97%) Confluence
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (8.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (11.90%) SaaS
2 12 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.76%) IaaS
3 6 (4.76%) PaaS
4 3 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.38%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.38%) Route 53
4 3 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (28.57%) Internet
2 15 (11.90%) DNS
2 15 (11.90%) Firewall
2 15 (11.90%) TCP/IP
3 11 (8.73%) SMTP
4 6 (4.76%) HTTP
4 6 (4.76%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.63%) MongoDB
2 12 (9.52%) MySQL
3 9 (7.14%) Big Data
3 9 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 9 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (4.76%) Redis
4 6 (4.76%) Riak
5 3 (2.38%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 78 (61.90%) Selenium
2 41 (32.54%) JMeter
3 27 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 24 (19.05%) JIRA
5 20 (15.87%) Visual Studio
5 20 (15.87%) WebDriver
6 18 (14.29%) LoadRunner
7 17 (13.49%) TestNG
8 16 (12.70%) Gatling
9 14 (11.11%) Git (software)
10 13 (10.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (9.52%) Eclipse
12 8 (6.35%) Bugzilla
12 8 (6.35%) Trac
13 6 (4.76%) Subversion
14 5 (3.97%) Ant
14 5 (3.97%) Cucumber
14 5 (3.97%) Maven
15 4 (3.17%) JUnit
15 4 (3.17%) SoapUI
General
1 40 (31.75%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.17%) Banking
4 2 (1.59%) Electronics
4 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.59%) Marketing
4 2 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.79%) Games
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (37.30%) Tester
2 30 (23.81%) Automation Tester
3 25 (19.84%) Senior Tester
4 24 (19.05%) Selenium Tester
5 21 (16.67%) Java Engineer
5 21 (16.67%) Test Engineer
6 20 (15.87%) Developer
7 18 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 17 (13.49%) Senior Automation Tester
9 16 (12.70%) Analyst
10 15 (11.90%) Test Analyst
11 14 (11.11%) QA Tester
11 14 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
12 12 (9.52%) Java Automation Tester
12 12 (9.52%) QA Engineer
12 12 (9.52%) Web Engineer
13 11 (8.73%) C++ Software Engineer
13 11 (8.73%) Java Software Engineer
13 11 (8.73%) QA Automation Tester
13 11 (8.73%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (28.57%) HTML
2 32 (25.40%) .NET
3 22 (17.46%) AngularJS
3 22 (17.46%) ASP.NET
4 21 (16.67%) JSON
5 18 (14.29%) Ajax
5 18 (14.29%) XML
6 12 (9.52%) REST
6 12 (9.52%) Spring
7 11 (8.73%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (8.73%) SOAP
8 10 (7.94%) Web Services
9 8 (6.35%) Spring Boot
10 7 (5.56%) CSS
10 7 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (5.56%) React
10 7 (5.56%) RESTful
11 6 (4.76%) Apache Camel
11 6 (4.76%) LAMP
11 6 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (8.73%) User Experience
4 8 (6.35%) Wiki
5 6 (4.76%) PKI
6 5 (3.97%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.38%) Blog
8 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.79%) Fintech
9 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.79%) Social Media
9 1 (0.79%) Telematics
9 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (34.13%) Linux
2 6 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.59%) Android
3 2 (1.59%) Unix
4 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (92.06%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (56.35%) Scrum
3 44 (34.92%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (26.98%) Automated Testing
4 34 (26.98%) Open Source
4 34 (26.98%) SDLC
5 32 (25.40%) Functional Testing
5 32 (25.40%) Test Scripting
6 28 (22.22%) DevOps
6 28 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
7 26 (20.63%) Performance Testing
7 26 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (18.25%) Defect Management
9 22 (17.46%) TDD
9 22 (17.46%) Workflow
9 22 (17.46%) Workflow Management
10 21 (16.67%) Software Testing
11 18 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (14.29%) Kanban
12 17 (13.49%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (55.56%) Java
2 52 (41.27%) JavaScript
3 28 (22.22%) SQL
4 26 (20.63%) Perl
5 18 (14.29%) VB
6 16 (12.70%) C#
7 14 (11.11%) C++
8 12 (9.52%) Bash Shell
8 12 (9.52%) VBScript
9 11 (8.73%) Python
10 6 (4.76%) Groovy
11 4 (3.17%) PHP
12 3 (2.38%) Ruby
12 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (33.33%) Degree
2 32 (25.40%) ISEB
3 18 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (12.70%) SC Cleared
4 16 (12.70%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.76%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.59%) AAT
6 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.59%) HND
6 2 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (49.21%) QA
2 6 (4.76%) SDET
3 2 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (9.52%) Docker
2 6 (4.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (4.76%) HDFS
2 6 (4.76%) KVM
2 6 (4.76%) VirtualBox
2 6 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) Kibana
2 8 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (4.76%) Ambari
3 6 (4.76%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (2.38%) Graylog
4 3 (2.38%) logstash
4 3 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.38%) Puppet
4 3 (2.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.94%) Oracle
3 6 (4.76%) Cadence
3 6 (4.76%) HP
3 6 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.76%) VMware
4 4 (3.17%) SAP
5 3 (2.38%) Concur
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco
6 1 (0.79%) Sun
Newbury, Berkshire
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