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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 46 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 14 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 3.62% 1.02% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 1.25% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 12
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
317 319 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 81.91% 80.96% 77.46%
Number of salaries quoted 259 240 240
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 January 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Newbury

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 23 (62.16%) Java
3 21 (56.76%) Finance
4 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
4 17 (45.95%) HTML
4 17 (45.95%) CSS
4 17 (45.95%) UNIX
4 17 (45.95%) Unit Testing
5 15 (40.54%) QA
5 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (27.03%) Advertising
7 9 (24.32%) Validation
7 9 (24.32%) Manufacturing
7 9 (24.32%) Regression Testing
7 9 (24.32%) Windows
7 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
8 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
8 8 (21.62%) Manual Testing
9 7 (18.92%) JSTL
9 7 (18.92%) Banking
9 7 (18.92%) Remedy
9 7 (18.92%) JSP
10 6 (16.22%) Scrum
10 6 (16.22%) BDD
11 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (10.81%) JIRA
12 4 (10.81%) Wiki
12 4 (10.81%) Selenium
12 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
12 4 (10.81%) WebDriver

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (10.81%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MySQL
1 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
1 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (10.81%) JIRA
1 4 (10.81%) Selenium
1 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
1 4 (10.81%) Zephyr
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (56.76%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Advertising
3 9 (24.32%) Manufacturing
4 7 (18.92%) Banking
5 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
1 17 (45.95%) Java Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Tester
3 11 (29.73%) Graduate
4 9 (24.32%) Junior
5 8 (21.62%) Software Tester
5 8 (21.62%) Graduate Developer
5 8 (21.62%) Graduate Java Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Junior Software Tester
6 6 (16.22%) Junior Tester
7 4 (10.81%) QA Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Tester
7 4 (10.81%) Quality Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Junior Java Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Junior Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) HTML
1 17 (45.95%) CSS
2 7 (18.92%) JSP
2 7 (18.92%) JSTL
3 4 (10.81%) Gherkin
3 4 (10.81%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Wiki
1 4 (10.81%) Open Source
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) UNIX
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Unit Testing
2 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Regression Testing
3 9 (24.32%) Validation
4 8 (21.62%) Software Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Manual Testing
5 6 (16.22%) BDD
5 6 (16.22%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.41%) TDD
9 2 (5.41%) Test Management
9 2 (5.41%) ATDD
9 2 (5.41%) People Management
10 1 (2.70%) Test Planning
10 1 (2.70%) System Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 23 (62.16%) Java
3 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (40.54%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Remedy
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle