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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 55 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.10% 0.25% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.29% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £37,565
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +79.69%
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 Maidenhead region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
323 340 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 88.98% 83.95% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 286 291 210
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) Git (software)
4 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (64.71%) Subversion
5 11 (64.71%) SOA
6 10 (58.82%) Scrum
6 10 (58.82%) API Testing
7 9 (52.94%) SaaS
7 9 (52.94%) Web Services
8 8 (47.06%) XML
8 8 (47.06%) C#
8 8 (47.06%) SQL
8 8 (47.06%) Selenium
8 8 (47.06%) DevOps
9 7 (41.18%) QA
10 6 (35.29%) Spring
10 6 (35.29%) VMware
10 6 (35.29%) Jython
10 6 (35.29%) TDD
10 6 (35.29%) Oracle
10 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
10 6 (35.29%) Python
10 6 (35.29%) JBoss
10 6 (35.29%) Unix
10 6 (35.29%) WebLogic Portal
10 6 (35.29%) Hudson
10 6 (35.29%) Oracle BPM
10 6 (35.29%) Oracle Service Bus
10 6 (35.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (35.29%) JBoss
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Service Bus
1 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
1 6 (35.29%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (23.53%) Confluence
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (11.76%) IIS
4 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Git (software)
2 11 (64.71%) Subversion
3 8 (47.06%) Selenium
4 6 (35.29%) Hudson
5 5 (29.41%) JIRA
5 5 (29.41%) JUnit
5 5 (29.41%) TestNG
6 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
6 3 (17.65%) Maven
7 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
7 2 (11.76%) Gradle
7 2 (11.76%) IntelliJ
7 2 (11.76%) JMeter
7 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
8 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) QA Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Test Automation Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Test Manager
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Design Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Python Developer
4 2 (11.76%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Python Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Design Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) XML
3 6 (35.29%) Spring
4 3 (17.65%) Java EE
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
5 2 (11.76%) RESTful
5 2 (11.76%) XSD
6 1 (5.88%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (64.71%) SOA
4 10 (58.82%) API Testing
4 10 (58.82%) Scrum
5 8 (47.06%) DevOps
6 6 (35.29%) TDD
7 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Defect Management
7 5 (29.41%) Manual Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
7 5 (29.41%) Microservices
7 5 (29.41%) People Management
7 5 (29.41%) QA Automation
8 3 (17.65%) BPEL
8 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
9 2 (11.76%) OO
9 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Jython
3 6 (35.29%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 2 (11.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.88%) SDET
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
1 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) ILOG