Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 38 45
Rank change year-on-year -26 +7 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 50 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 2.01% 7.18% 5.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 8.33% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 49 49
Bracknell median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +10.53%
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,750 £49,000 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% -5.26% +18.75%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bracknell
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 437 600 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 87.75% 86.21% 87.44%
Number of salaries quoted 316 457 499
Bracknell median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,750
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bracknell.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Bracknell

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation in Bracknell.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Bracknell

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Bracknell over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Load Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (60.00%) QA Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Python

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Bower
4 1 (10.00%) Grunt
4 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) QA Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 5 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (30.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (20.00%) Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (20.00%) Software QA Engineer
6 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (10.00%) Analyst
7 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Analyst
7 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (10.00%) Autofac
3 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) React
3 1 (10.00%) StructureMap
3 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (60.00%) Load Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) QA Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft