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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 61 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.96% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 0.24% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £46,250 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.02% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
449 409 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 82.99% 78.96% 78.36%
Number of salaries quoted 216 247 310
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £56,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014, 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 19 (95.00%) Regression Testing
2 17 (85.00%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (80.00%) Test Scripting
4 14 (70.00%) Migration
4 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (70.00%) Windows
4 14 (70.00%) Windows XP
5 12 (60.00%) ISEB
5 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (60.00%) LoadRunner
5 12 (60.00%) Oracle
5 12 (60.00%) ISTQB
5 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (60.00%) Test Management
5 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
6 10 (50.00%) Retail
7 9 (45.00%) Linux
7 9 (45.00%) SQL
7 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (45.00%) LAN
7 9 (45.00%) WAN
7 9 (45.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
8 7 (35.00%) Finance
8 7 (35.00%) Validation
8 7 (35.00%) VMware
8 7 (35.00%) VMware ESX
8 7 (35.00%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (35.00%) SilkPerformer

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (20.00%) IIS
1 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) LAN
1 9 (45.00%) WAN
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 7 (35.00%) SilkPerformer
3 5 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (15.00%) WinRunner
4 3 (15.00%) Selenium
General
1 10 (50.00%) Retail
2 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Consultant
1 8 (40.00%) Test Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Test Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Test Development Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Test Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Development Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Development Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Test Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior QA Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
1 14 (70.00%) Windows XP
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
4 7 (35.00%) UNIX
4 7 (35.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Regression Testing
2 16 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 14 (70.00%) Migration
4 12 (60.00%) Test Management
5 7 (35.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Validation
6 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) ISEB
1 12 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) VMware ESX
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Workstation
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (85.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) NetApp
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Fujitsu
3 4 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
Bracknell, Berkshire
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