The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Newbury region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 48 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.28% 2.04% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 2.74% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 8
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
315 329 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 67.02% 74.60% 75.33%
Number of salaries quoted 198 281 323
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Automation
Berkshire

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Newbury

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 7 (87.50%) QA
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) SaaS
4 4 (50.00%) Release Management
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Confluence
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (37.50%) SAP
5 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (37.50%) DTV
5 3 (37.50%) JMeter
5 3 (37.50%) Electronics
5 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
5 3 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (37.50%) Marketing
5 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) ISEB
6 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (25.00%) BDD

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) TestNG
4 1 (12.50%) Hudson
4 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (37.50%) Electronics
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) QA Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) DTV
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) Release Management
4 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
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