The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 56 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.01% 0.31% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.38% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £38,750 £43,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
358 520 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 72.32% 79.88% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 299 439 392
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Automation
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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 28 July 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Slough

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 8 (80.00%) QA
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) ISEB
5 5 (50.00%) Java
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
6 4 (40.00%) Legal
6 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (30.00%) JIRA
7 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
8 2 (20.00%) Subversion
8 2 (20.00%) OO
8 2 (20.00%) SaaS
8 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (10.00%) Banking
9 1 (10.00%) Degree
9 1 (10.00%) Web Development
9 1 (10.00%) Test Management

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LTE
1 1 (10.00%) 4G
1 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (10.00%) GSM
1 1 (10.00%) UMTS
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) QA Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Analyst Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) JSP
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (10.00%) Ericsson
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