The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bracknell region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 65 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.10% 0.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
440 390 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 80.88% 76.17% 66.99%
Number of salaries quoted 253 213 206
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Automation
Berkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Firmware
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Test Development Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Development Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior Development Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft