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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 36 32 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 14 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 4.53% 5.45% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 6.33% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 2
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +40.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £39,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,375 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.71% +3.43%
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
267 237 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 86.41% 86.18% 75.77%
Number of salaries quoted 209 172 214
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 April 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Newbury

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 21 (95.45%) Java
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) QA
3 16 (72.73%) Linux
4 14 (63.64%) Electronics
4 14 (63.64%) Telecoms
5 13 (59.09%) Finance
5 13 (59.09%) Manufacturing
5 13 (59.09%) Programme Management
5 13 (59.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (59.09%) Marketing
5 13 (59.09%) SAP
5 13 (59.09%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (59.09%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (50.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
7 9 (40.91%) Selenium
7 9 (40.91%) J2EE
7 9 (40.91%) Project Management
7 9 (40.91%) RDBMS
8 8 (36.36%) Scrum
8 8 (36.36%) SOAP
8 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
8 8 (36.36%) RESTful
8 8 (36.36%) WebDriver
8 8 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
9 7 (31.82%) JIRA
9 7 (31.82%) Spring

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 13 (59.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) 4G
1 1 (4.55%) ATM
1 1 (4.55%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (4.55%) GGSN
1 1 (4.55%) GPRS
1 1 (4.55%) GSM
1 1 (4.55%) HTTPS
1 1 (4.55%) LTE
1 1 (4.55%) M3UA
1 1 (4.55%) MGW
1 1 (4.55%) NAS
1 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (4.55%) SCTP
1 1 (4.55%) SDH
1 1 (4.55%) SGSN
1 1 (4.55%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
1 1 (4.55%) UMTS
1 1 (4.55%) VoLTE
1 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) RDBMS
1 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
2 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 6 (27.27%) MySQL
2 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Selenium
2 8 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (36.36%) WebDriver
3 7 (31.82%) JIRA
4 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (63.64%) Electronics
1 14 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 13 (59.09%) Manufacturing
2 13 (59.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Development Manager
1 9 (40.91%) Software Development Manager
1 9 (40.91%) Software Manager
2 8 (36.36%) Java Development Manager
2 8 (36.36%) QA Automation Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) QA Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Test Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) QA Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) QA Automation Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) QA Test Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) QA Test Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Head of Mobile
6 2 (9.09%) Head of Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) J2EE
2 8 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 8 (36.36%) RESTful
2 8 (36.36%) SOAP
3 7 (31.82%) Spring
4 6 (27.27%) JSON
4 6 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
4 6 (27.27%) React
4 6 (27.27%) Web Services
4 6 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Wiki
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) BlackBerry OS
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (59.09%) Digital Marketing
2 13 (59.09%) Programme Management
3 11 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (40.91%) Project Management
5 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (36.36%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Presales
6 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.64%) BDD
7 3 (13.64%) Test Management
7 3 (13.64%) Test Planning
8 2 (9.09%) API Testing
8 2 (9.09%) QA Automation
8 2 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Groovy
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (81.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) SAP
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Symbian