The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 42 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 2.65% 1.50% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 2.03% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 7
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £41,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £47,500 £52,900
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 Newbury region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
331 345 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 87.57% 74.03% 83.71%
Number of salaries quoted 243 197 289
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 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
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Newbury

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
3 13 (76.47%) Java
4 11 (64.71%) Finance
5 8 (47.06%) Manufacturing
5 8 (47.06%) Programme Management
5 8 (47.06%) DTV
5 8 (47.06%) Electronics
5 8 (47.06%) SAP
5 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (47.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (47.06%) Marketing
5 8 (47.06%) Selenium
5 8 (47.06%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
5 8 (47.06%) SaaS
6 7 (41.18%) Scrum
6 7 (41.18%) Automation Testing
7 6 (35.29%) BDD
7 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
7 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
7 6 (35.29%) SQL
8 5 (29.41%) J2EE
8 5 (29.41%) MySQL
8 5 (29.41%) Oracle
8 5 (29.41%) XML
8 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
8 5 (29.41%) Linux

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) Confluence
2 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (47.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) GSM
1 2 (11.76%) UMTS
1 2 (11.76%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
2 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.76%) HBase
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
1 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
2 5 (29.41%) JIRA
3 4 (23.53%) Zephyr
4 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
4 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 11 (64.71%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) Manufacturing
3 8 (47.06%) Electronics
3 8 (47.06%) Marketing
4 3 (17.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) QA Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Software Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Development Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Software Development Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior QA Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) QA Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Senior QA Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) J2EE
1 5 (29.41%) XML
1 5 (29.41%) Spring
2 4 (23.53%) SOAP
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) Gherkin
3 3 (17.65%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) DTV
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (47.06%) Programme Management
2 8 (47.06%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) Automation Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
4 6 (35.29%) BDD
5 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.88%) V-Model
9 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) SAP
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft