The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newbury 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation
Berkshire / Newbury
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 30 26
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 12 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 6.42% 5.16% 6.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.19% 5.80% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 21
Median salary £43,750 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £52,500
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 Newbury with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Newbury
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 167 276 270
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 89.30% 89.03% 85.17%
Number of salaries quoted 137 223 190
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,900 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newbury 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 Newbury

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Newbury

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Newbury

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Newbury over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Newbury

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
4 7 (58.33%) JMeter
5 6 (50.00%) Degree
6 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
6 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
6 5 (41.67%) ISEB
6 5 (41.67%) HTML
6 5 (41.67%) Java
6 5 (41.67%) Perl
6 5 (41.67%) Python
6 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
6 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
6 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
6 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (41.67%) Virtual Team
7 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
7 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 4 (33.33%) SAP
7 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (33.33%) C++

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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 4 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) JMeter
3 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
3 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (16.67%) Hudson
5 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) JUnit
5 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
5 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 2 (16.67%) TestNG
6 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
6 1 (8.33%) Ranorex
6 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Electronics
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Developer in Test
4 3 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Tester
5 2 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Virtual Team
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
2 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
6 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
6 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 1 (8.33%) Analytics
8 1 (8.33%) Scrum
8 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) Perl
1 5 (41.67%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Apple Swift
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) HP
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