Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 30 68
Rank change year-on-year -20 +38 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 24 61 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 4.02% 8.28% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 8.62% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 58 7
Bracknell median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £47,500 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £77,500 £63,000
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.79% +5.56%

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 574 708 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 96.15% 96.07% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 507 597 393
Bracknell median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £27,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £72,250
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +8.25% -3.00%

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 9 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bracknell region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) QA
4 9 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (33.33%) Degree
6 7 (29.17%) ISEB
6 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
6 7 (29.17%) Black-Box Testing
6 7 (29.17%) DevOps
7 6 (25.00%) Release Management
8 5 (20.83%) Selenium
8 5 (20.83%) V-Model
8 5 (20.83%) Defect Management
9 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (16.67%) SDLC
9 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.67%) JIRA
10 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
10 3 (12.50%) CSS
10 3 (12.50%) People Management
10 3 (12.50%) Appium
10 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
10 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
10 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving

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 (4.17%) Confluence
1 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.17%) GCP
2 1 (4.17%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) JIRA
3 3 (12.50%) Appium
3 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.33%) Bitbucket
4 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (8.33%) TestRail
5 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.17%) GitLab
5 1 (4.17%) Gradle
5 1 (4.17%) JUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Mockito
5 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (4.17%) Automotive
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) QA Engineer
1 7 (29.17%) Senior QA Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Release Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Software Release Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (4.17%) ETL Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) React
2 2 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) Keycloak
3 1 (4.17%) OpenID
3 1 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) Swagger
3 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (29.17%) Black-Box Testing
4 7 (29.17%) DevOps
4 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
5 6 (25.00%) Release Management
6 5 (20.83%) Defect Management
6 5 (20.83%) V-Model
7 4 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) SDLC
7 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) People Management
8 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.33%) Analytics
9 2 (8.33%) Front End Development
9 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) ISEB
2 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Kibana
1 1 (4.17%) logstash
1 1 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle