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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 45 71 66
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.40% 0.43% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.50% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 6
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -36.36%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
310 601 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 86.83% 86.98% 86.86%
Number of salaries quoted 268 492 389
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Financial Institution
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Cadence
2 6 (85.71%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Telematics
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) QA

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
1 6 (85.71%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Web Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior UAT Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Telematics Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Telematics
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cadence
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft