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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 48 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 0.58% 0.48% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.56% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 8
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% -9.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,900 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £39,100 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
239 354 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 69.08% 84.69% 81.76%
Number of salaries quoted 180 247 237
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 October 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) SaaS
4 4 (57.14%) Confluence
4 4 (57.14%) Release Management
4 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (42.86%) SAP
5 3 (42.86%) DTV
5 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
5 3 (42.86%) JMeter
5 3 (42.86%) Electronics
5 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
5 3 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (42.86%) Marketing
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) BDD
6 2 (28.57%) DevOps
7 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (14.29%) Jenkins

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (57.14%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) TestNG
4 1 (14.29%) Hudson
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) QA Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) DTV
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Release Management
4 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
5 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (28.57%) DevOps
6 2 (28.57%) BDD
7 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO