Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Berkshire > Maidenhead
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 36 60
Rank change year-on-year -9 +24 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 61 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 5.93% 4.81% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.16% 5.49% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 49 12 16
Maidenhead median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,875 £45,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £77,500 £69,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.76%

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 Maidenhead with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Maidenhead
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 990 474 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 96.30% 87.62% 92.71%
Number of salaries quoted 650 319 560
Maidenhead median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £32,125 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,500 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidenhead

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Maidenhead

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Maidenhead

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Maidenhead

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Maidenhead over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 54 (88.52%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (68.85%) Jenkins
3 38 (62.30%) DevOps
3 38 (62.30%) Git (software)
4 36 (59.02%) Docker
5 30 (49.18%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (47.54%) Amazon AWS
6 29 (47.54%) Puppet
6 29 (47.54%) RHEV
6 29 (47.54%) oVirt
6 29 (47.54%) Kubernetes
7 25 (40.98%) Terraform
8 16 (26.23%) Scrum
9 14 (22.95%) C#
10 11 (18.03%) Logistics
10 11 (18.03%) BDD
11 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
12 8 (13.11%) Firewall
12 8 (13.11%) Java
12 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
12 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio
12 8 (13.11%) Windows
12 8 (13.11%) Linux
12 8 (13.11%) Kanban
12 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (13.11%) Deployment Automation
13 7 (11.48%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
13 7 (11.48%) System Testing

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 7 (11.48%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.64%) Drupal
2 1 (1.64%) nginx
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (47.54%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) Firewall
2 6 (9.84%) Internet
3 1 (1.64%) DHCP
3 1 (1.64%) DNS
3 1 (1.64%) LAN
3 1 (1.64%) SAN
3 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Big Data
2 1 (1.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 42 (68.85%) Jenkins
2 38 (62.30%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio
3 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (11.48%) Selenium
5 6 (9.84%) Appium
5 6 (9.84%) JIRA
5 6 (9.84%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.28%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.28%) TestRail
8 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.64%) eggPlant
8 1 (1.64%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.64%) JBehave
8 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (9.84%) Electronics
1 6 (9.84%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Tester
3 9 (14.75%) Automation Tester
3 9 (14.75%) Software Tester
4 6 (9.84%) Test Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) QA Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Junior
6 3 (4.92%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) QA Automation Tester
6 3 (4.92%) QA Tester
6 3 (4.92%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (4.92%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (4.92%) Software QA Tester
7 2 (3.28%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (3.28%) Developer in Test
7 2 (3.28%) Junior QA Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Data Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 1 (1.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) .NET
2 3 (4.92%) REST
3 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) CSS3
3 1 (1.64%) Express
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) HTML5
3 1 (1.64%) LAMP
3 1 (1.64%) Middleware
3 1 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Private Cloud
2 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (88.52%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (62.30%) DevOps
3 30 (49.18%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (26.23%) Scrum
5 11 (18.03%) BDD
5 11 (18.03%) Logistics
6 8 (13.11%) Deployment Automation
6 8 (13.11%) Kanban
7 7 (11.48%) High Availability
7 7 (11.48%) Load Balancing
7 7 (11.48%) System Testing
8 6 (9.84%) Functional Testing
8 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
8 6 (9.84%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.20%) Manual Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (6.56%) Software Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
11 3 (4.92%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.95%) C#
2 8 (13.11%) Java
2 8 (13.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
3 7 (11.48%) SQL
4 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.64%) Groovy
4 1 (1.64%) PHP
4 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) ISEB
2 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
System Software
1 36 (59.02%) Docker
2 29 (47.54%) oVirt
2 29 (47.54%) RHEV
3 7 (11.48%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.64%) NFS
4 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.64%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 29 (47.54%) Kubernetes
1 29 (47.54%) Puppet
2 25 (40.98%) Terraform
3 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.64%) Actifio
3 1 (1.64%) CommVault
3 1 (1.64%) IBM
3 1 (1.64%) Intel
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Veeam
3 1 (1.64%) VMware