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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South East / Berkshire
Rank 146 178 131
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -47
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 35 48 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.01% 0.93% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.07% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 33 81
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £41,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
2962 4490 4683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.53% 86.86% 85.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2306 3652 3421
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,000 £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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Windsor - 11 £46,250 -
Reading +18 6 £43,750 -12.50% 4
Newbury 0 6 £43,750 -2.77% 4
Maidenhead +10 5 £57,500 -17.85%
Bracknell - 2 £42,500 -
Slough - 2 £44,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 67 (89.33%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (49.33%) Selenium
3 35 (46.67%) Scrum
4 33 (44.00%) QA
5 32 (42.67%) Java
6 22 (29.33%) Degree
7 20 (26.67%) SQL
7 20 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (26.67%) SDLC
8 19 (25.33%) C#
9 18 (24.00%) Automated Testing
10 17 (22.67%) TDD
10 17 (22.67%) WebDriver
11 16 (21.33%) BDD
11 16 (21.33%) JIRA
11 16 (21.33%) Finance
12 15 (20.00%) Logistics
12 15 (20.00%) Software Testing
13 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
13 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
13 14 (18.67%) Linux
14 13 (17.33%) HTML
14 13 (17.33%) Automation Testing
15 12 (16.00%) .NET
15 12 (16.00%) SOA
15 12 (16.00%) Software Engineering
16 11 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (14.67%) Kanban
17 10 (13.33%) Git (software)

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 7 (9.33%) Confluence
2 4 (5.33%) Apache
2 4 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.33%) nginx
2 4 (5.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.67%) CMS
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.33%) IaaS
3 4 (5.33%) PaaS
3 4 (5.33%) SaaS
4 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) Internet
2 4 (5.33%) HTTP
2 4 (5.33%) IPv4
2 4 (5.33%) SMTP
2 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.67%) DNS
3 2 (2.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.67%) Big Data
4 4 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.33%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.33%) Redis
4 4 (5.33%) Riak
5 2 (2.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (49.33%) Selenium
2 17 (22.67%) WebDriver
3 16 (21.33%) JIRA
4 11 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 10 (13.33%) JMeter
5 10 (13.33%) SpecFlow
6 7 (9.33%) Cucumber
6 7 (9.33%) Subversion
6 7 (9.33%) TestNG
7 6 (8.00%) Bugzilla
7 6 (8.00%) Trac
8 5 (6.67%) JUnit
8 5 (6.67%) Maven
8 5 (6.67%) SoapUI
9 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
9 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
10 3 (4.00%) Gradle
10 3 (4.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Marketing
3 6 (8.00%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.67%) Electronics
5 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Advertising
6 1 (1.33%) Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (37.33%) Test Engineer
2 24 (32.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 16 (21.33%) Developer
3 16 (21.33%) Tester
4 12 (16.00%) Automation Tester
5 9 (12.00%) QA Tester
6 8 (10.67%) Java Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Java Developer
7 7 (9.33%) QA Automation Tester
8 6 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Web Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Developer in Test
9 5 (6.67%) Lead Developer
9 5 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
9 5 (6.67%) QA Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Test Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) HTML
2 12 (16.00%) .NET
3 8 (10.67%) JSON
3 8 (10.67%) XML
4 6 (8.00%) CSS
4 6 (8.00%) Spring
5 5 (6.67%) Ajax
5 5 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.67%) REST
6 4 (5.33%) Kafka
6 4 (5.33%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (5.33%) WebSockets
7 3 (4.00%) Spring Boot
7 3 (4.00%) Web Services
8 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.67%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.67%) XSD
8 2 (2.67%) XSLT
9 1 (1.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.00%) User Experience
3 4 (5.33%) PKI
3 4 (5.33%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Linux
2 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (5.33%) Unix
3 2 (2.67%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (89.33%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (46.67%) Scrum
3 20 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (26.67%) SDLC
4 18 (24.00%) Automated Testing
5 17 (22.67%) TDD
6 16 (21.33%) BDD
7 15 (20.00%) Logistics
7 15 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 13 (17.33%) Automation Testing
9 12 (16.00%) SOA
9 12 (16.00%) Software Engineering
10 11 (14.67%) Kanban
11 10 (13.33%) Test Scripting
12 9 (12.00%) Open Source
12 9 (12.00%) Performance Testing
12 9 (12.00%) Regression Testing
13 8 (10.67%) DevOps
13 8 (10.67%) Time Management
13 8 (10.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) Java
2 20 (26.67%) SQL
3 19 (25.33%) C#
4 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.33%) C++
6 6 (8.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.00%) Python
7 4 (5.33%) Perl
8 3 (4.00%) VB
9 2 (2.67%) Groovy
10 1 (1.33%) PHP
10 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (29.33%) Degree
2 8 (10.67%) ISEB
2 8 (10.67%) ISTQB
3 7 (9.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) AAT
5 1 (1.33%) HND
5 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (44.00%) QA
2 5 (6.67%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Docker
2 4 (5.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (5.33%) HDFS
2 4 (5.33%) KVM
2 4 (5.33%) VirtualBox
2 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.33%) Ambari
2 4 (5.33%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (5.33%) Kibana
3 2 (2.67%) Ansible
3 2 (2.67%) Puppet
4 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) Cadence
2 6 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.33%) SAP
3 4 (5.33%) VMware
4 2 (2.67%) Concur
4 2 (2.67%) HP
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle
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