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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 39 42 58
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 9 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.90% 2.93% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 3.41% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 4
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
256 323 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 82.58% 86.13% 84.39%
Number of salaries quoted 200 223 216
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £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 1 October 2016, 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 33 (100.00%) Selenium
2 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (96.97%) Java
2 32 (96.97%) Scrum
3 29 (87.88%) Finance
4 28 (84.85%) JavaScript
5 27 (81.82%) VB
5 27 (81.82%) JMeter
6 26 (78.79%) Perl
6 26 (78.79%) Test Scripting
6 26 (78.79%) QA
6 26 (78.79%) Open Source
7 25 (75.76%) Performance Testing
7 25 (75.76%) Gatling
7 25 (75.76%) Visual Studio
7 25 (75.76%) LoadRunner
8 24 (72.73%) Automated Testing
9 23 (69.70%) Ajax
9 23 (69.70%) TestNG
9 23 (69.70%) SDLC
9 23 (69.70%) Functional Testing
9 23 (69.70%) Non-Functional Testing
9 23 (69.70%) ASP.NET
9 23 (69.70%) CRM
9 23 (69.70%) TCP/IP
9 23 (69.70%) DNS
9 23 (69.70%) .NET
9 23 (69.70%) HTML
9 23 (69.70%) Internet
9 23 (69.70%) Firewall

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 22 (66.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (69.70%) DNS
1 23 (69.70%) Firewall
1 23 (69.70%) Internet
1 23 (69.70%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 33 (100.00%) Selenium
2 27 (81.82%) JMeter
3 25 (75.76%) Gatling
3 25 (75.76%) LoadRunner
3 25 (75.76%) Visual Studio
4 23 (69.70%) TestNG
5 5 (15.15%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (6.06%) NUnit
7 1 (3.03%) JUnit
7 1 (3.03%) Moq
General
1 29 (87.88%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Automation Tester
1 23 (69.70%) Tester
2 22 (66.67%) Java Automation Tester
2 22 (66.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 22 (66.67%) Selenium Tester
2 22 (66.67%) Senior Automation Tester
2 22 (66.67%) Senior Tester
3 4 (12.12%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) .NET
1 23 (69.70%) Ajax
1 23 (69.70%) ASP.NET
1 23 (69.70%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) REST
2 3 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (96.97%) Scrum
2 26 (78.79%) Open Source
2 26 (78.79%) Test Scripting
3 25 (75.76%) Performance Testing
4 24 (72.73%) Automated Testing
5 23 (69.70%) CRM
5 23 (69.70%) Functional Testing
5 23 (69.70%) Non-Functional Testing
5 23 (69.70%) SDLC
6 22 (66.67%) Agile Testing
6 22 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (66.67%) Defect Management
6 22 (66.67%) DevOps
6 22 (66.67%) Kanban
6 22 (66.67%) Software Testing
6 22 (66.67%) Workflow
6 22 (66.67%) Workflow Management
7 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (96.97%) Java
2 28 (84.85%) JavaScript
3 27 (81.82%) VB
4 26 (78.79%) Perl
5 22 (66.67%) VBScript
6 3 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) Degree
1 22 (66.67%) ISEB
1 22 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (78.79%) QA