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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South East / Berkshire
Rank 152 174 151
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 26 52 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.71% 1.00% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.16% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 20 37 56
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
3117 4486 4580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.63% 85.92% 85.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2380 3637 3249
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 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £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 24 January 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 24 January 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
Reading +13 9 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Maidenhead +2 4 £47,500 -32.14%
Windsor - 4 - -
Bracknell +13 2 £42,500 -29.16%
Newbury +1 2 £33,750 -53.44% 2
Slough - 1 - - 1
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 81 (94.19%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (54.65%) Scrum
2 47 (54.65%) Selenium
3 46 (53.49%) Java
4 44 (51.16%) QA
5 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
6 31 (36.05%) Degree
7 29 (33.72%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (31.40%) HTML
9 26 (30.23%) Linux
9 26 (30.23%) Finance
10 25 (29.07%) Automated Testing
11 24 (27.91%) SDLC
12 23 (26.74%) .NET
12 23 (26.74%) SQL
13 22 (25.58%) Open Source
14 21 (24.42%) Internet
15 19 (22.09%) Test Scripting
15 19 (22.09%) JIRA
15 19 (22.09%) Functional Testing
16 18 (20.93%) Non-Functional Testing
16 18 (20.93%) DevOps
16 18 (20.93%) C#
17 17 (19.77%) JMeter
17 17 (19.77%) TDD
17 17 (19.77%) Jenkins
17 17 (19.77%) MongoDB
18 16 (18.60%) WebDriver
18 16 (18.60%) Software Testing
18 16 (18.60%) Perl

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 9 (10.47%) Apache
2 8 (9.30%) CMS
2 8 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (9.30%) nginx
3 6 (6.98%) Confluence
3 6 (6.98%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (11.63%) SaaS
3 6 (6.98%) IaaS
3 6 (6.98%) PaaS
4 2 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.33%) Route 53
4 2 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.42%) Internet
2 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.47%) DNS
3 9 (10.47%) Firewall
4 6 (6.98%) HTTP
4 6 (6.98%) IPv4
5 5 (5.81%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.30%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.14%) Big Data
4 6 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (6.98%) MySQL
4 6 (6.98%) Redis
4 6 (6.98%) Riak
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 47 (54.65%) Selenium
2 19 (22.09%) JIRA
3 17 (19.77%) Jenkins
3 17 (19.77%) JMeter
4 16 (18.60%) WebDriver
5 12 (13.95%) Git (software)
5 12 (13.95%) TestNG
5 12 (13.95%) Visual Studio
6 9 (10.47%) Gatling
6 9 (10.47%) LoadRunner
7 8 (9.30%) Bugzilla
7 8 (9.30%) Trac
8 7 (8.14%) Subversion
9 6 (6.98%) Cucumber
9 6 (6.98%) Maven
10 5 (5.81%) Eclipse
11 4 (4.65%) Ant
11 4 (4.65%) JUnit
11 4 (4.65%) Ranorex
11 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (30.23%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Financial Institution
3 5 (5.81%) Marketing
3 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Electronics
4 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (32.56%) Tester
2 22 (25.58%) Test Engineer
3 20 (23.26%) Automation Tester
4 18 (20.93%) Test Automation Engineer
5 17 (19.77%) Developer
6 14 (16.28%) Senior Tester
7 13 (15.12%) Selenium Tester
8 12 (13.95%) Java Engineer
9 10 (11.63%) QA Tester
9 10 (11.63%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 9 (10.47%) Senior Automation Tester
10 9 (10.47%) Web Engineer
11 8 (9.30%) QA Automation Tester
11 8 (9.30%) QA Engineer
12 7 (8.14%) Java Developer
13 6 (6.98%) Big Data Developer
13 6 (6.98%) C++ Software Engineer
13 6 (6.98%) Java Automation Tester
13 6 (6.98%) Open Source Developer
13 6 (6.98%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.40%) HTML
2 23 (26.74%) .NET
3 15 (17.44%) AngularJS
3 15 (17.44%) JSON
4 13 (15.12%) ASP.NET
4 13 (15.12%) XML
5 12 (13.95%) Ajax
6 10 (11.63%) REST
7 9 (10.47%) Spring
8 8 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (8.14%) CSS
10 6 (6.98%) Kafka
10 6 (6.98%) Spring Boot
10 6 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (6.98%) Web Services
10 6 (6.98%) WebSockets
11 4 (4.65%) Apache Camel
12 3 (3.49%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (3.49%) RESTful
12 3 (3.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) User Experience
3 6 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (6.98%) PKI
4 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.65%) Wiki
6 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.33%) Blog
7 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.16%) Fintech
8 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.16%) Social Media
8 1 (1.16%) Telematics
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.23%) Linux
2 6 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Android
3 3 (3.49%) Unix
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (94.19%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (54.65%) Scrum
3 29 (33.72%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (29.07%) Automated Testing
5 24 (27.91%) SDLC
6 22 (25.58%) Open Source
7 19 (22.09%) Functional Testing
7 19 (22.09%) Test Scripting
8 18 (20.93%) DevOps
8 18 (20.93%) Non-Functional Testing
9 17 (19.77%) TDD
10 16 (18.60%) Software Testing
11 15 (17.44%) Kanban
11 15 (17.44%) Performance Testing
12 14 (16.28%) Logistics
13 13 (15.12%) Defect Management
13 13 (15.12%) User Stories
13 13 (15.12%) Workflow
13 13 (15.12%) Workflow Management
14 12 (13.95%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (53.49%) Java
2 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
3 23 (26.74%) SQL
4 18 (20.93%) C#
5 16 (18.60%) Perl
6 10 (11.63%) Bash Shell
6 10 (11.63%) VB
7 9 (10.47%) C++
7 9 (10.47%) Python
8 6 (6.98%) VBScript
9 4 (4.65%) Groovy
10 2 (2.33%) PHP
10 2 (2.33%) Ruby
11 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (36.05%) Degree
2 15 (17.44%) ISEB
3 13 (15.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (8.14%) ISTQB
4 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) AAT
5 2 (2.33%) HND
5 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (51.16%) QA
2 5 (5.81%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (11.63%) Docker
2 6 (6.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (6.98%) HDFS
2 6 (6.98%) KVM
2 6 (6.98%) VirtualBox
2 6 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) Kibana
2 6 (6.98%) Ambari
2 6 (6.98%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.49%) Puppet
4 2 (2.33%) Graylog
4 2 (2.33%) logstash
4 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.33%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Cadence
2 6 (6.98%) Red Hat
2 6 (6.98%) VMware
3 5 (5.81%) Oracle
4 4 (4.65%) HP
4 4 (4.65%) SAP
5 3 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.33%) Concur
Slough, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Health, Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £34,000 to £60,000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago