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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 56 70 61
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.50% 0.21% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.25% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Median salary £42,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
346 399 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 86.72% 82.27% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 259 293 303
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,700 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,600 £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 Bracknell

The demand trend of job ads across the Bracknell 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 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 18 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Automated Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) Test Scripting
3 7 (77.78%) TestNG
3 7 (77.78%) QA
3 7 (77.78%) VB
3 7 (77.78%) Scrum
4 6 (66.67%) CMS
4 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 6 (66.67%) JMeter
4 6 (66.67%) Workflow
4 6 (66.67%) Ajax
4 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
4 6 (66.67%) HTML
4 6 (66.67%) Workflow Management
4 6 (66.67%) .NET
4 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (66.67%) Perl
4 6 (66.67%) VBScript
4 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (66.67%) CRM
4 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (66.67%) DNS
4 6 (66.67%) ISEB
4 6 (66.67%) LoadRunner
4 6 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 6 (66.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) Internet
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) TestNG
3 6 (66.67%) Gatling
3 6 (66.67%) JMeter
3 6 (66.67%) LoadRunner
3 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) NUnit
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 6 (66.67%) Java Automation Tester
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium Tester
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Automation Tester
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Tester
1 6 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) Ajax
1 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Automated Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Test Scripting
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (66.67%) CRM
3 6 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 6 (66.67%) DevOps
3 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Kanban
3 6 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Open Source
3 6 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Workflow
3 6 (66.67%) Workflow Management
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) VB
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) Perl
3 6 (66.67%) VBScript
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
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