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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 177 145 168
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 48 83 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.93% 1.52% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.80% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33 65 37
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
4385 4605 4392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 84.60% 84.54% 82.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3568 3325 3177
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 31 £50,000 +17.64%
Newbury +9 8 £58,750 +23.68% 2
Maidenhead -1 4 £70,000 +3.70%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation.

1 106 (74.65%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (63.38%) Selenium
3 75 (52.82%) Java
4 73 (51.41%) QA
5 56 (39.44%) SQL
6 49 (34.51%) Scrum
7 44 (30.99%) Linux
8 40 (28.17%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (26.06%) Web Services
10 36 (25.35%) Finance
11 35 (24.65%) JIRA
12 34 (23.94%) C#
13 32 (22.54%) Unix
13 32 (22.54%) Computer Science
14 31 (21.83%) ISTQB
15 30 (21.13%) Degree
15 30 (21.13%) Telecoms
16 29 (20.42%) BDD
17 27 (19.01%) Test Scripting
17 27 (19.01%) JavaScript
17 27 (19.01%) MySQL
18 26 (18.31%) Jenkins
19 25 (17.61%) Git (software)
20 23 (16.20%) Automated Testing
21 22 (15.49%) XML
21 22 (15.49%) Microsoft
22 21 (14.79%) ISEB
22 21 (14.79%) Python
22 21 (14.79%) Oracle
22 21 (14.79%) Subversion

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.34%) Confluence
2 7 (4.93%) Apache
3 6 (4.23%) JBoss
3 6 (4.23%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.23%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.23%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.41%) IIS
5 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (13.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (8.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (4.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.79%) SaaS
2 2 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.93%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.23%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.11%) SNMP
4 2 (1.41%) 2G
4 2 (1.41%) 3G
4 2 (1.41%) ATM
4 2 (1.41%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.41%) GPRS
4 2 (1.41%) GSM
4 2 (1.41%) HSDPA
4 2 (1.41%) HTTP
4 2 (1.41%) ISUP
4 2 (1.41%) SCCP
4 2 (1.41%) SDH
4 2 (1.41%) SMPP
4 2 (1.41%) SMS
4 2 (1.41%) TCAP
4 2 (1.41%) UMTS
4 2 (1.41%) VoIP
4 2 (1.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.01%) MySQL
2 18 (12.68%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.23%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.23%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (4.23%) RDBMS
3 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 90 (63.38%) Selenium
2 35 (24.65%) JIRA
3 26 (18.31%) Jenkins
4 25 (17.61%) Git (software)
5 21 (14.79%) Subversion
5 21 (14.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (14.79%) WebDriver
6 19 (13.38%) Cucumber
6 19 (13.38%) HP UFT
6 19 (13.38%) Visual Studio
7 15 (10.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (7.75%) Hudson
8 11 (7.75%) Ranorex
8 11 (7.75%) TestNG
9 10 (7.04%) JMeter
9 10 (7.04%) Maven
10 9 (6.34%) JBehave
10 9 (6.34%) LoadRunner
11 8 (5.63%) FitNesse
11 8 (5.63%) RSpec
General
1 36 (25.35%) Finance
2 30 (21.13%) Telecoms
3 15 (10.56%) Banking
3 15 (10.56%) Marketing
4 14 (9.86%) Electronics
5 12 (8.45%) Manufacturing
6 10 (7.04%) Retail
7 8 (5.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (27.46%) Test Engineer
2 25 (17.61%) Test Leader
3 23 (16.20%) Test Manager
4 22 (15.49%) Analyst
4 22 (15.49%) Test Analyst
5 21 (14.79%) Automation Engineer
6 19 (13.38%) Test Automation Engineer
7 18 (12.68%) Automation Analyst
7 18 (12.68%) Automation Test Analyst
8 17 (11.97%) Automation Test Lead
9 16 (11.27%) QA Engineer
10 15 (10.56%) Developer
10 15 (10.56%) Test Automation Manager
11 12 (8.45%) Tester
12 11 (7.75%) QA Automation Engineer
13 10 (7.04%) Automation Tester
13 10 (7.04%) Performance Test Leader
13 10 (7.04%) QA Test Engineer
14 9 (6.34%) Software Test Engineer
15 8 (5.63%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (26.06%) Web Services
2 22 (15.49%) XML
3 13 (9.15%) HTML
4 12 (8.45%) .NET
5 11 (7.75%) JSON
5 11 (7.75%) Spring
6 9 (6.34%) RESTful
7 8 (5.63%) Ajax
7 8 (5.63%) CSS
8 7 (4.93%) LAMP
8 7 (4.93%) SOAP
9 6 (4.23%) AngularJS
9 6 (4.23%) J2EE
9 6 (4.23%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (4.23%) React
10 4 (2.82%) Java EE
11 3 (2.11%) REST
12 2 (1.41%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.41%) Hibernate
12 2 (1.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 32 (22.54%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.34%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.23%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.52%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.52%) Physics
5 5 (3.52%) Wiki
6 4 (2.82%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.41%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.41%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.70%) PKI
8 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (30.99%) Linux
2 32 (22.54%) Unix
3 12 (8.45%) Windows
4 6 (4.23%) Android
5 4 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.41%) BlackBerry OS
6 2 (1.41%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.41%) Solaris
6 2 (1.41%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (74.65%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.51%) Scrum
3 40 (28.17%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (20.42%) BDD
5 27 (19.01%) Test Scripting
6 23 (16.20%) Automated Testing
7 21 (14.79%) Web Testing
8 18 (12.68%) API Testing
9 17 (11.97%) Regression Testing
10 16 (11.27%) Mentoring
10 16 (11.27%) Software Testing
11 15 (10.56%) Defect Management
11 15 (10.56%) Manual Testing
11 15 (10.56%) Performance Testing
12 14 (9.86%) Digital Marketing
12 14 (9.86%) Test Management
12 14 (9.86%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (8.45%) Non-Functional Testing
13 12 (8.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (52.82%) Java
2 56 (39.44%) SQL
3 34 (23.94%) C#
4 27 (19.01%) JavaScript
5 21 (14.79%) Python
6 9 (6.34%) Bash Shell
6 9 (6.34%) PHP
7 8 (5.63%) C++
8 7 (4.93%) Ruby
9 6 (4.23%) Jython
9 6 (4.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 5 (3.52%) Objective-C
10 5 (3.52%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.82%) Groovy
11 4 (2.82%) Perl
12 3 (2.11%) C
12 3 (2.11%) VB
13 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (21.83%) ISTQB
2 30 (21.13%) Degree
3 21 (14.79%) ISEB
4 6 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (51.41%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.41%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.79%) Oracle
3 18 (12.68%) SAP
4 13 (9.15%) HP
5 6 (4.23%) Citrix
5 6 (4.23%) IBM
5 6 (4.23%) VMware
6 2 (1.41%) Borland
6 2 (1.41%) Cisco
6 2 (1.41%) Splunk
6 2 (1.41%) Symbian
7 1 (0.70%) ILOG
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