The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 44 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.92% 1.24% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 1.60% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 5
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
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 Newbury region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
255 375 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 81.47% 77.48% 81.31%
Number of salaries quoted 189 242 238
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Newbury region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Newbury

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Newbury

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 15 (57.69%) Java
3 14 (53.85%) QA
4 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (42.31%) Finance
6 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
6 9 (34.62%) CSS
6 9 (34.62%) UNIX
6 9 (34.62%) HTML
6 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 8 (30.77%) Windows
7 8 (30.77%) Validation
7 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
7 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
8 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
9 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
9 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (23.08%) Gherkin
9 6 (23.08%) Zephyr
9 6 (23.08%) SaaS
9 6 (23.08%) Confluence
9 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
9 6 (23.08%) BDD
9 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
9 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
9 6 (23.08%) JIRA

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (23.08%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MySQL
1 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
1 6 (23.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JIRA
1 6 (23.08%) Selenium
1 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
1 6 (23.08%) Zephyr
2 2 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 5 (19.23%) Advertising
4 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Tester
2 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Java Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Software Tester
4 6 (23.08%) Quality Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Junior
4 6 (23.08%) Junior Software Tester
4 6 (23.08%) QA Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Junior Tester
5 5 (19.23%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Graduate Java Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Graduate
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) HTML
1 9 (34.62%) CSS
2 6 (23.08%) XML
2 6 (23.08%) Gherkin
3 4 (15.38%) JSTL
3 4 (15.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Wiki
2 2 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) UNIX
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Unit Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Manual Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Validation
4 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 6 (23.08%) BDD
5 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.85%) Stochastic Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) System Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 15 (57.69%) Java
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (53.85%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Remedy