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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 41 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 19 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 4.91% - 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% - 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 6
Average salary £45,000 - £39,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
317 319 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 81.91% 80.96% 77.46%
Number of salaries quoted 259 240 240
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 27 January 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 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) QA
2 11 (55.00%) Selenium
2 11 (55.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) MySQL
2 11 (55.00%) XML
2 11 (55.00%) SaaS
3 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 10 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 10 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (50.00%) JIRA
4 9 (45.00%) UNIX
4 9 (45.00%) Python
5 8 (40.00%) Embedded C
5 8 (40.00%) Embedded C++
5 8 (40.00%) C++
5 8 (40.00%) Linux
5 8 (40.00%) C
5 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (40.00%) Scrum
5 8 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (35.00%) Gherkin
6 7 (35.00%) Confluence
6 7 (35.00%) BDD
6 7 (35.00%) Zephyr
6 7 (35.00%) Telecoms

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (35.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) MySQL
2 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Selenium
2 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 10 (50.00%) JIRA
3 7 (35.00%) Zephyr
4 1 (5.00%) Hudson
4 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) TestNG
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) JMeter
General
1 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) QA Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) QA Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) XML
2 7 (35.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.00%) XSLT
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (35.00%) Wiki
3 1 (5.00%) DTV
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) UNIX
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) BDD
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 8 (40.00%) Embedded C++
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) C
3 8 (40.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
Newbury, Berkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 12 days ago