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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 32 39
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 13 32 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 6.19% 7.27% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.10% 8.53% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 13 32 18
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -21.73%  
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 183 375 362
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 87.14% 85.23% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 146 292 279
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,350 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Bracknell over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 19 (67.86%) QA
2 17 (60.71%) Finance
3 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 12 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 12 (42.86%) Scrum
4 12 (42.86%) QA Automation
5 11 (39.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (39.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
5 11 (39.29%) Windows
5 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (39.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (35.71%) Load Testing
6 10 (35.71%) C#
7 9 (32.14%) C++
7 9 (32.14%) C
7 9 (32.14%) MFC
7 9 (32.14%) Embedded C
7 9 (32.14%) Embedded C++
7 9 (32.14%) EMC
7 9 (32.14%) GPRS
7 9 (32.14%) GSM
7 9 (32.14%) Ethernet
7 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
7 9 (32.14%) Firmware
7 9 (32.14%) Wireless
7 9 (32.14%) NEC
7 9 (32.14%) Electronics

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:

Business Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Ethernet
1 9 (32.14%) GPRS
1 9 (32.14%) GSM
1 9 (32.14%) RS-232
1 9 (32.14%) RS-485
1 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
1 9 (32.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (25.00%) Selenium
3 6 (21.43%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) QA Automation Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Automation Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Firmware Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Software Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Junior
5 3 (10.71%) QA Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) QA Automation Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) MFC
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Home Automation
2 6 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (17.86%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Debian
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) QA Automation
2 12 (42.86%) Scrum
2 12 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 12 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 11 (39.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (39.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 10 (35.71%) Load Testing
5 9 (32.14%) Embedded Software Development
5 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
6 7 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (21.43%) Performance Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Asset Management
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Kanban
10 1 (3.57%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) C
2 9 (32.14%) C++
2 9 (32.14%) Embedded C
2 9 (32.14%) Embedded C++
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
2 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (17.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (67.86%) QA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Firmware
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) EMC
2 9 (32.14%) NEC
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
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