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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 64 45 73
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.81% 4.42% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 5.35% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 2
Average salary £55,000 £27,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+103.70% -36.47%
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
467 318 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 84.30% 82.60% 86.57%
Number of salaries quoted 305 174 291
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -22.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 January 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 25 (89.29%) SQL Server
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
1 25 (89.29%) ISTQB
2 22 (78.57%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (78.57%) Regression Testing
3 20 (71.43%) Test Scripting
4 19 (67.86%) Security Cleared
4 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (67.86%) Windows 7
4 19 (67.86%) Migration
4 19 (67.86%) ISEB
4 19 (67.86%) LoadRunner
4 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (67.86%) Windows XP
4 19 (67.86%) Oracle
5 17 (60.71%) LAN
5 17 (60.71%) WAN
5 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
6 13 (46.43%) Finance
6 13 (46.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
8 10 (35.71%) Test Management
9 9 (32.14%) QA
10 7 (25.00%) Fujitsu
10 7 (25.00%) Retail
10 7 (25.00%) SilkPerformer
10 7 (25.00%) VMware
10 7 (25.00%) VMware ESX
10 7 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (17.86%) IIS
1 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 17 (60.71%) LAN
1 17 (60.71%) WAN
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (89.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) LoadRunner
2 7 (25.00%) SilkPerformer
3 6 (21.43%) Selenium
4 5 (17.86%) WinRunner
4 5 (17.86%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Retail
2 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Consultant
1 17 (60.71%) Test Consultant
2 9 (32.14%) QA Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Test Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (67.86%) Windows 7
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (67.86%) Windows XP
3 7 (25.00%) Solaris
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Regression Testing
2 20 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 19 (67.86%) Migration
4 10 (35.71%) Test Management
5 7 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Validation
6 6 (21.43%) Scrum
6 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (89.29%) ISTQB
2 19 (67.86%) Security Cleared
2 19 (67.86%) ISEB
3 13 (46.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA
System Software
1 17 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (78.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Fujitsu
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) NetApp
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) HP
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