The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 49 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 0.79% 0.19% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.23% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £40,000 £25,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.86% -53.63%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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 Maidenhead region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
325 441 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 85.08% 84.00% 84.68%
Number of salaries quoted 265 270 192
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Maidenhead region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Maidenhead

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 9 (90.00%) Java
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) QA
3 6 (60.00%) Selenium
4 5 (50.00%) API Testing
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) OO
5 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 4 (40.00%) MySQL
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) IIS
5 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) Data Structures
5 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
5 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (40.00%) Android
5 4 (40.00%) RESTful
5 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (40.00%) WebDriver

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 (40.00%) IIS
1 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) TestNG
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) Data Structures
1 4 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) API Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Logistics
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP