The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 132 164 183
Rank change year-on-year +32 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 54 56 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.60% 1.13% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.30% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 34 51 53
Median salary £36,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.44% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2883 4307 4635
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 85.37% 87.12% 86.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2266 3456 3334
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Berkshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Berkshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Berkshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +27 18 £50,000 +15.60% 1
Newbury +12 9 £35,000 -22.22%
Windsor - 9 £45,000 -
Hungerford - 6 £30,000 -
Maidenhead +9 2 £50,000 -
Bracknell +3 1 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Slough - 1 £40,000 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 63 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (61.73%) QA
3 47 (58.02%) Java
4 42 (51.85%) Selenium
5 41 (50.62%) Test Scripting
5 41 (50.62%) SQL
6 28 (34.57%) JMeter
7 25 (30.86%) Software Engineering
7 25 (30.86%) WebDriver
8 24 (29.63%) Finance
9 22 (27.16%) Test Strategy
10 21 (25.93%) Scrum
10 21 (25.93%) OO
11 20 (24.69%) Linux
11 20 (24.69%) Manual Testing
12 19 (23.46%) Unix
13 18 (22.22%) Kanban
14 17 (20.99%) JIRA
14 17 (20.99%) Oracle
15 16 (19.75%) Test Automation
16 15 (18.52%) Automation Testing
16 15 (18.52%) C#
16 15 (18.52%) TDD
17 14 (17.28%) Degree
17 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
18 13 (16.05%) OOP
18 13 (16.05%) Web Testing
19 12 (14.81%) Gatling
19 12 (14.81%) BDD
19 12 (14.81%) Functional Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.64%) Confluence
2 5 (6.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.70%) Apache
3 3 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.70%) nginx
3 3 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
2 4 (4.94%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.70%) IaaS
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.70%) PaaS
3 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.23%) SaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) HTTP
2 3 (3.70%) IPv4
3 1 (1.23%) DHCP
3 1 (1.23%) DNS
3 1 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (1.23%) ICMP
3 1 (1.23%) SAN
3 1 (1.23%) SSH
3 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) Big Data
2 4 (4.94%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.70%) Redis
3 3 (3.70%) Riak
4 2 (2.47%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 42 (51.85%) Selenium
2 28 (34.57%) JMeter
3 25 (30.86%) WebDriver
4 17 (20.99%) JIRA
5 12 (14.81%) Gatling
6 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 7 (8.64%) SpecFlow
7 7 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.94%) Bugzilla
8 4 (4.94%) Gradle
8 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
8 4 (4.94%) JUnit
8 4 (4.94%) Subversion
8 4 (4.94%) Trac
8 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.70%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.23%) Maven
10 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (29.63%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Financial Institution
3 9 (11.11%) Banking
3 9 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.64%) Marketing
5 5 (6.17%) Back Office
6 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (39.51%) QA Engineer
2 22 (27.16%) QA Automation Engineer
3 20 (24.69%) Analyst
4 19 (23.46%) Test Analyst
5 17 (20.99%) Test Engineer
6 14 (17.28%) Tester
7 13 (16.05%) Automation Engineer
7 13 (16.05%) Automation Tester
8 10 (12.35%) Developer
8 10 (12.35%) QA Analyst
8 10 (12.35%) QA Automation Tester
8 10 (12.35%) QA Test Analyst
8 10 (12.35%) QA Tester
9 9 (11.11%) Junior
10 7 (8.64%) QA Test Engineer
10 7 (8.64%) Test Automation Engineer
11 6 (7.41%) ERP Analyst
11 6 (7.41%) Junior QA Engineer
12 4 (4.94%) AWS Developer
12 4 (4.94%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.88%) Spring
2 6 (7.41%) XML
3 5 (6.17%) .NET
3 5 (6.17%) Akka
3 5 (6.17%) Java EE
3 5 (6.17%) JSON
3 5 (6.17%) Node.js
3 5 (6.17%) REST
4 4 (4.94%) HTML
4 4 (4.94%) Web Services
5 3 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.70%) EDI
5 3 (3.70%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.70%) Kafka
5 3 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (3.70%) WebSockets
5 3 (3.70%) XSD
6 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.23%) CSS
6 1 (1.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.94%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.70%) PKI
5 1 (1.23%) FMCG
5 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.69%) Linux
2 19 (23.46%) Unix
3 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.47%) Windows
5 1 (1.23%) CentOS
5 1 (1.23%) Debian
5 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (50.62%) Test Scripting
3 25 (30.86%) Software Engineering
4 22 (27.16%) Test Strategy
5 21 (25.93%) OO
5 21 (25.93%) Scrum
6 20 (24.69%) Manual Testing
7 18 (22.22%) Kanban
8 16 (19.75%) Test Automation
9 15 (18.52%) Automation Testing
9 15 (18.52%) TDD
10 13 (16.05%) OOP
10 13 (16.05%) Web Testing
11 12 (14.81%) BDD
11 12 (14.81%) Functional Testing
11 12 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
12 11 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (13.58%) Regression Testing
12 11 (13.58%) SDLC
13 10 (12.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 47 (58.02%) Java
2 41 (50.62%) SQL
3 15 (18.52%) C#
4 12 (14.81%) Shell Script
5 8 (9.88%) Groovy
5 8 (9.88%) Python
6 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.17%) Scala
7 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.94%) Perl
7 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.47%) C++
9 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (61.73%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.70%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) Docker
2 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (3.70%) HDFS
3 3 (3.70%) KVM
3 3 (3.70%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Ambari
1 3 (3.70%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (3.70%) Kibana
2 2 (2.47%) Grafana
3 1 (1.23%) Ansible
3 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.23%) SELinux
3 1 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Oracle
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (6.17%) hybris
5 4 (4.94%) SAP
5 4 (4.94%) VMware
6 3 (3.70%) Concur
6 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.23%) NetApp
7 1 (1.23%) Sage
7 1 (1.23%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Intec Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £47,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago