Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Berkshire > Maidenhead
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 61 55
Rank change year-on-year +37 -6 -18
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 51 20 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 8.78% 2.85% 4.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.12% 3.13% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 33 14 27
Maidenhead median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £37,125 £43,750
90th Percentile £62,000 £69,400 £75,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +20.48%

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 504 638 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 86.75% 90.88% 89.89%
Number of salaries quoted 333 445 580
Maidenhead median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,350 £28,425
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 16 (31.37%) C#
3 16 (31.37%) SQL
4 15 (29.41%) Windows
4 15 (29.41%) Linux
4 15 (29.41%) Scrum
4 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (27.45%) TDD
5 14 (27.45%) DevOps
6 13 (25.49%) OO
7 12 (23.53%) Degree
7 12 (23.53%) Computer Science
8 11 (21.57%) QA
8 11 (21.57%) Web Services
8 11 (21.57%) NoSQL
9 10 (19.61%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (19.61%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (19.61%) .NET
9 10 (19.61%) PHP
9 10 (19.61%) Shell Script
10 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 9 (17.65%) Java
10 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
10 9 (17.65%) Strategic Thinking
10 9 (17.65%) Microservices
10 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
11 8 (15.69%) Entity Framework
11 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (15.69%) Dapper ORM

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 5 (9.80%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (3.92%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.76%) PaaS
3 5 (9.80%) Bluemix
3 5 (9.80%) IBM Cloud
4 4 (7.84%) IaaS
5 2 (3.92%) SaaS
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) DHCP
1 5 (9.80%) DNS
1 5 (9.80%) Firewall
1 5 (9.80%) LAN
1 5 (9.80%) SAN
1 5 (9.80%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) NoSQL
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.80%) Big Data
4 5 (9.80%) MySQL
5 4 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.69%) Selenium
3 7 (13.73%) Cucumber
4 6 (11.76%) JMeter
5 5 (9.80%) Eclipse
5 5 (9.80%) Gradle
5 5 (9.80%) HP UFT
5 5 (9.80%) IntelliJ
5 5 (9.80%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.92%) Codeception
7 2 (3.92%) Protractor
7 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.96%) Gatling
8 1 (1.96%) JIRA
8 1 (1.96%) JUnit
8 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.88%) Publishing
2 2 (3.92%) Automotive
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Analyst
2 9 (17.65%) Architect
2 9 (17.65%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (15.69%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Automation Test Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Test Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) QA Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) QA Automation Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) QA Test Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Data Centre Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Virtualisation Architect
7 4 (7.84%) Quality Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Design Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Software Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) Web Services
2 10 (19.61%) .NET
3 8 (15.69%) .NET Framework
3 8 (15.69%) Ajax
3 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (15.69%) CSS
3 8 (15.69%) Dapper ORM
3 8 (15.69%) Entity Framework
3 8 (15.69%) HTML
3 8 (15.69%) jQuery
4 6 (11.76%) Spring
5 5 (9.80%) Hibernate
5 5 (9.80%) Middleware
5 5 (9.80%) XML
5 5 (9.80%) XSD
6 3 (5.88%) Apache Flex
6 3 (5.88%) RESTful
6 3 (5.88%) STL
7 2 (3.92%) Behat
7 2 (3.92%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (9.80%) Mainframe
2 5 (9.80%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.96%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Linux
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) Scrum
3 14 (27.45%) DevOps
3 14 (27.45%) TDD
4 13 (25.49%) OO
5 10 (19.61%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (17.65%) Microservices
6 9 (17.65%) Strategic Thinking
7 8 (15.69%) OOD
7 8 (15.69%) OOP
8 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (13.73%) Kanban
9 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
9 6 (11.76%) Release Management
9 6 (11.76%) UML
9 6 (11.76%) Use Case
10 5 (9.80%) Acceptance Criteria
10 5 (9.80%) Converged Infrastructure
10 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) C#
1 16 (31.37%) SQL
2 10 (19.61%) PHP
2 10 (19.61%) Shell Script
3 9 (17.65%) Java
3 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.69%) T-SQL
4 8 (15.69%) VB
4 8 (15.69%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.80%) C
5 5 (9.80%) C++
5 5 (9.80%) Groovy
5 5 (9.80%) Python
6 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Degree
2 10 (19.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.92%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
1 5 (9.80%) NFS
1 5 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (9.80%) VMware NSX
2 3 (5.88%) Docker
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.96%) oVirt
4 1 (1.96%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (9.80%) vCenter Server
2 4 (7.84%) Puppet
3 3 (5.88%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Concur
2 8 (15.69%) SAP
3 5 (9.80%) CommVault
3 5 (9.80%) IBM
3 5 (9.80%) Intel
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) Veeam
3 5 (9.80%) VMware