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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 56 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 0.31% 0.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation 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 Bracknell with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bracknell
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 274 443 473
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 83.79% 85.85% 89.41%
Number of salaries quoted 208 359 312
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

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
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA