Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 67 44
Rank change year-on-year +17 -23 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 17 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Bracknell 2.27% 2.45% 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 2.56% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 33
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £55,000 £50,625 £36,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £74,375 £66,750
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +11.11%

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 334 664 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 94.62% 95.68% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 264 563 515
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £43,750 £36,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,100 £79,000
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Bracknell

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Bracknell

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Test Automation in Bracknell.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Bracknell

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Automation in Bracknell over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Appium
3 4 (50.00%) Android
3 4 (50.00%) API Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Node.js
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) Laravel
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) AWS
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Appium
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Core
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) Laravel
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Android
1 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (50.00%) API Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA