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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 45 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 2.72% - 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% - 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 9
Average salary £46,250 - £39,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £39,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
299 308 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 81.47% 81.70% 76.84%
Number of salaries quoted 258 218 252
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) QA
2 11 (68.75%) Selenium
3 10 (62.50%) XML
3 10 (62.50%) JIRA
3 10 (62.50%) SaaS
4 9 (56.25%) Scrum
4 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Confluence
6 7 (43.75%) TDD
6 7 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (37.50%) Java
7 6 (37.50%) MySQL
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle
8 5 (31.25%) UNIX
8 5 (31.25%) Python
8 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
8 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
8 5 (31.25%) BDD
8 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
8 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
9 4 (25.00%) C
9 4 (25.00%) C++
9 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (25.00%) Linux
9 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
9 4 (25.00%) Embedded C++
9 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (25.00%) Release Management
9 4 (25.00%) Gherkin

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
2 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
2 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Selenium
2 10 (62.50%) JIRA
3 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
4 4 (25.00%) Zephyr
5 2 (12.50%) JMeter
6 1 (6.25%) JUnit
6 1 (6.25%) TestNG
6 1 (6.25%) Hudson
6 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
6 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (12.50%) Electronics
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) QA Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) QA Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XSLT
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Wiki
3 2 (12.50%) DTV
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
2 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Release Management
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 1 (6.25%) DevOps
8 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (25.00%) Embedded C++
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) C
3 4 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
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