The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 65 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.02% - 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% - 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
473 425 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 80.17% 76.58% 82.75%
Number of salaries quoted 359 349 386
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Slough region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Slough

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Slough

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 8 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) Python
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) Ruby
4 5 (62.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (62.50%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 5 (62.50%) LAMP
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
6 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (12.50%) 4G
6 1 (12.50%) Huawei
6 1 (12.50%) IPTV
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) Selenium
6 1 (12.50%) Banking

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) GSM
1 1 (12.50%) UMTS
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) MGCP
1 1 (12.50%) RTP
1 1 (12.50%) SS7
1 1 (12.50%) Megaco
1 1 (12.50%) ISUP
1 1 (12.50%) H.323
1 1 (12.50%) LTE
1 1 (12.50%) 4G
1 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) LAMP
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Handset
1 1 (12.50%) IPTV
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 5 (62.50%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (12.50%) Huawei
2 1 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Nortel