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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 60 64 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.17% 0.95% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 1.15% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,375 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +5.96%
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
482 434 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 84.27% 82.04% 80.29%
Number of salaries quoted 400 364 463
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (80.00%) Test Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) MS Project
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Use Case
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Law
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) LAMP
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Billing
5 1 (20.00%) MGCP
5 1 (20.00%) RTP
5 1 (20.00%) SS7

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Project
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) MGCP
1 1 (20.00%) RTP
1 1 (20.00%) SS7
1 1 (20.00%) Megaco
1 1 (20.00%) ISUP
1 1 (20.00%) H.323
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (20.00%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 3 (60.00%) Use Case
3 3 (60.00%) UML
3 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Nortel
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (20.00%) Huawei