The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 64 42
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell - 1.46% 4.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.68% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 5
Average salary - £55,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +103.70%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Test Automation
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
369 475 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 77.85% 86.84% 84.06%
Number of salaries quoted 289 315 169
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Bracknell

Test Automation
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 6 (66.67%) C++
1 6 (66.67%) Unix
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Python
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 6 (66.67%) QA
1 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Unix
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Scrum
2 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 6 (66.67%) C++
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft