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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 57 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.39% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.60% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
382 498 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 74.17% 77.93% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 329 417 398
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Legal
4 3 (42.86%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS
5 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (14.29%) LTE
6 1 (14.29%) Test Management
6 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (14.29%) 4G
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LTE
1 1 (14.29%) 4G
1 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (14.29%) GSM
1 1 (14.29%) UMTS
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) 3G
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Automation Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) QA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (14.29%) Ericsson
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