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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 44 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.78% 1.27% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.70% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 9
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £47,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £52,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation
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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
289 352 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 85.76% 74.42% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 175 210 310
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 July 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Newbury

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (85.71%) QA
2 14 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 13 (61.90%) Java
3 13 (61.90%) Selenium
3 13 (61.90%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (61.90%) WebDriver
3 13 (61.90%) SaaS
4 11 (52.38%) Finance
5 9 (42.86%) Scrum
5 9 (42.86%) JIRA
5 9 (42.86%) MongoDB
6 8 (38.10%) Automation Testing
6 8 (38.10%) BDD
6 8 (38.10%) MySQL
6 8 (38.10%) Oracle
6 8 (38.10%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 7 (33.33%) Confluence
8 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (28.57%) Gherkin
8 6 (28.57%) Zephyr
8 6 (28.57%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) Banking
9 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
9 5 (23.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
9 5 (23.81%) Electronics
9 5 (23.81%) Marketing
9 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (33.33%) Confluence
2 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LTE
1 2 (9.52%) GSM
1 2 (9.52%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 8 (38.10%) MySQL
3 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.52%) HBase
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Selenium
1 13 (61.90%) WebDriver
2 9 (42.86%) JIRA
3 6 (28.57%) Zephyr
4 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
4 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 11 (52.38%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) Banking
4 5 (23.81%) Electronics
4 5 (23.81%) Marketing
4 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) QA Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior QA Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) QA Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Senior QA Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Development Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Software Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Software Development Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) XML
2 6 (28.57%) Gherkin
3 4 (19.05%) SOAP
3 4 (19.05%) Web Services
4 3 (14.29%) REST
5 2 (9.52%) J2EE
5 2 (9.52%) Spring
6 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Wiki
1 5 (23.81%) DTV
2 3 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) UNIX
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Scrum
4 8 (38.10%) Automation Testing
4 8 (38.10%) BDD
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
6 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (23.81%) Test Planning
7 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
7 4 (19.05%) TDD
7 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.52%) Project Management
9 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
10 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) C
3 3 (14.29%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 3 (14.29%) Embedded C++
4 2 (9.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
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