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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - 59 62
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell - 0.66% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.82% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
460 367 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 86.30% 80.31% 84.12%
Number of salaries quoted 301 222 210
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 9 (60.00%) WAN
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) ISEB
2 9 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Migration
3 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) .NET
5 6 (40.00%) C#
5 6 (40.00%) Web Services
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 6 (40.00%) QA
5 6 (40.00%) Selenium
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) LAN
1 9 (60.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 6 (40.00%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (6.67%) WinRunner
3 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Consultant
1 9 (60.00%) Test Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) QA Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Migration
1 9 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 9 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Test Management
3 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) ISEB
3 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu