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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 131 169 167
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 80 53 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.80% 1.03% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.21% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 74 41 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 £35,000 £40,000 £31,450
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
3889 4389 4524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.33% 85.19% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3076 3198 3153
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +35 34 £42,500 -19.04% 3
Bracknell - 21 £45,000 - 4
Maidenhead 0 8 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Newbury +10 4 £32,500 -35.00%
Slough +8 1 - -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 114 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
1 114 (77.55%) Selenium
2 95 (64.63%) Java
3 84 (57.14%) QA
4 66 (44.90%) Linux
5 60 (40.82%) SQL
6 54 (36.73%) JavaScript
7 48 (32.65%) Finance
7 48 (32.65%) JIRA
8 47 (31.97%) BDD
9 46 (31.29%) MySQL
10 44 (29.93%) Scrum
11 43 (29.25%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (25.85%) Web Testing
13 37 (25.17%) HTML
14 34 (23.13%) Automated Testing
15 29 (19.73%) Performance Testing
16 28 (19.05%) Open Source
16 28 (19.05%) Jenkins
16 28 (19.05%) Ajax
16 28 (19.05%) JMeter
17 27 (18.37%) Test Scripting
18 25 (17.01%) Telecoms
19 23 (15.65%) ISEB
20 22 (14.97%) Subversion
20 22 (14.97%) Logistics
20 22 (14.97%) Software Testing
20 22 (14.97%) Git (software)
21 21 (14.29%) Functional Testing
21 21 (14.29%) 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 12 (8.16%) CMS
2 10 (6.80%) OpenStack
3 9 (6.12%) Apache
4 8 (5.44%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (5.44%) nginx
5 1 (0.68%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (11.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (7.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.68%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.80%) IaaS
2 10 (6.80%) PaaS
3 8 (5.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.93%) Internet
2 14 (9.52%) DNS
2 14 (9.52%) Firewall
2 14 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.80%) IPv4
4 9 (6.12%) HTTP
5 4 (2.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (31.29%) MySQL
2 16 (10.88%) MongoDB
3 11 (7.48%) Big Data
4 10 (6.80%) Hadoop
5 8 (5.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (5.44%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.44%) Redis
5 8 (5.44%) Riak
6 6 (4.08%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.08%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 114 (77.55%) Selenium
2 48 (32.65%) JIRA
3 28 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 28 (19.05%) JMeter
4 22 (14.97%) Git (software)
4 22 (14.97%) Subversion
5 21 (14.29%) LoadRunner
6 19 (12.93%) Visual Studio
7 16 (10.88%) Cucumber
7 16 (10.88%) Gatling
8 15 (10.20%) WebDriver
9 13 (8.84%) Ranorex
9 13 (8.84%) TestNG
10 12 (8.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (8.16%) HP UFT
10 12 (8.16%) JBehave
10 12 (8.16%) RSpec
11 8 (5.44%) Bugzilla
11 8 (5.44%) Trac
12 5 (3.40%) Selenium IDE
General
1 48 (32.65%) Finance
2 25 (17.01%) Telecoms
3 16 (10.88%) Banking
4 13 (8.84%) Games
4 13 (8.84%) Retail
5 12 (8.16%) Marketing
6 11 (7.48%) Electronics
6 11 (7.48%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (29.93%) Tester
2 34 (23.13%) Automation Tester
3 27 (18.37%) QA Engineer
3 27 (18.37%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 27 (18.37%) Selenium Tester
4 25 (17.01%) Java Automation Tester
4 25 (17.01%) Test Engineer
5 24 (16.33%) QA Tester
6 20 (13.61%) Web Tester
7 17 (11.56%) QA Automation Tester
7 17 (11.56%) Test Automation Engineer
8 15 (10.20%) Automation Test Lead
8 15 (10.20%) QA Test Engineer
9 14 (9.52%) Developer
9 14 (9.52%) Senior Automation Tester
9 14 (9.52%) Senior Tester
10 13 (8.84%) QA Automation Engineer
10 13 (8.84%) Web Automation Tester
11 12 (8.16%) Analyst
11 12 (8.16%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (25.17%) HTML
2 28 (19.05%) Ajax
3 19 (12.93%) Web Services
4 18 (12.24%) .NET
5 17 (11.56%) AngularJS
6 16 (10.88%) XML
7 15 (10.20%) CSS
7 15 (10.20%) JSON
8 14 (9.52%) ASP.NET
9 13 (8.84%) SOAP
10 11 (7.48%) REST
11 9 (6.12%) RESTful
12 8 (5.44%) Kafka
12 8 (5.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (5.44%) WebSockets
13 7 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (4.76%) React
14 6 (4.08%) J2EE
15 5 (3.40%) Spring
16 1 (0.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.44%) PKI
1 8 (5.44%) Wiki
2 7 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.72%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.36%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (44.90%) Linux
2 20 (13.61%) Unix
3 8 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.76%) Windows
5 5 (3.40%) Android
6 4 (2.72%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.72%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (31.97%) BDD
3 44 (29.93%) Scrum
4 43 (29.25%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (25.85%) Web Testing
6 34 (23.13%) Automated Testing
7 29 (19.73%) Performance Testing
8 28 (19.05%) Open Source
9 27 (18.37%) Test Scripting
10 22 (14.97%) Logistics
10 22 (14.97%) Software Testing
11 21 (14.29%) Functional Testing
12 19 (12.93%) Automation Testing
12 19 (12.93%) DevOps
12 19 (12.93%) SDLC
13 16 (10.88%) Non-Functional Testing
13 16 (10.88%) OOP
14 14 (9.52%) API Testing
14 14 (9.52%) CRM
14 14 (9.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 95 (64.63%) Java
2 60 (40.82%) SQL
3 54 (36.73%) JavaScript
4 20 (13.61%) C#
4 20 (13.61%) Perl
5 17 (11.56%) Python
5 17 (11.56%) VB
6 13 (8.84%) VBScript
7 11 (7.48%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.76%) Ruby
9 5 (3.40%) C++
10 2 (1.36%) Groovy
11 1 (0.68%) C
11 1 (0.68%) PHP
11 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (15.65%) ISEB
2 17 (11.56%) Degree
3 16 (10.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 14 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 13 (8.84%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (57.14%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) SDET
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (6.80%) Docker
1 10 (6.80%) KVM
1 10 (6.80%) VirtualBox
1 10 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (5.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.44%) Ambari
1 8 (5.44%) Hadoop YARN
1 8 (5.44%) Kibana
2 1 (0.68%) Ansible
2 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (8.16%) SAP
2 11 (7.48%) Oracle
3 10 (6.80%) VMware
4 8 (5.44%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.40%) IBM
5 5 (3.40%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.72%) HP
7 3 (2.04%) Borland
7 3 (2.04%) NICE Systems
8 1 (0.68%) Capita
8 1 (0.68%) Splunk
8 1 (0.68%) webMethods
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