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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 68 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.16% 0.40% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.51% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
502 392 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 78.93% 78.24% 80.83%
Number of salaries quoted 393 342 426
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Handset
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) OpenUP
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) LTE
1 2 (100.00%) 4G
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) OpenUP
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks