The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 65 69 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.18% 0.39% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.51% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 11
Average salary £37,500 £33,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.78% -26.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Automated Testing
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
426 395 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 83.86% 76.11% 74.24%
Number of salaries quoted 231 234 283
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Bracknell region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Bracknell

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) MFC
4 2 (28.57%) PHP

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
1 1 (14.29%) Drupal
1 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
1 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MS Access
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Junior
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Communications Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Web Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Web Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Communications Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) MFC
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) ODBC
3 2 (28.57%) OLE DB
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
1 2 (28.57%) Home Automation
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) VC++
3 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle