Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Berkshire > Newbury
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 21 35
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 66 49 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 10.91% 10.91% 6.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.00% 12.34% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 83 49 48
Newbury median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +14.46%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £35,875
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +25.00%

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 Newbury with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newbury
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 550 397 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 90.91% 88.42% 88.95%
Number of salaries quoted 459 349 480
Newbury median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,500 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

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

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Newbury

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 52 (78.79%) Java
2 49 (74.24%) Selenium
3 40 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (50.00%) BDD
5 30 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (42.42%) Software Testing
7 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
7 25 (37.88%) WebDriver
7 25 (37.88%) Degree
8 24 (36.36%) Windows
9 23 (34.85%) QA
10 19 (28.79%) Cucumber
11 18 (27.27%) Python
11 18 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (27.27%) TDD
12 17 (25.76%) Programme Management
12 17 (25.76%) Manufacturing
12 17 (25.76%) Electronics
12 17 (25.76%) Telecoms
12 17 (25.76%) Finance
12 17 (25.76%) SAP
12 17 (25.76%) HTML
12 17 (25.76%) Digital Marketing
12 17 (25.76%) Web Development
12 17 (25.76%) Marketing
12 17 (25.76%) Computer Science Degree
13 16 (24.24%) JSON
13 16 (24.24%) XML
13 16 (24.24%) CSS
13 16 (24.24%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.03%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (22.73%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 49 (74.24%) Selenium
2 25 (37.88%) WebDriver
3 19 (28.79%) Cucumber
4 15 (22.73%) JMeter
5 14 (21.21%) Jenkins
6 13 (19.70%) Git (software)
7 12 (18.18%) JIRA
8 10 (15.15%) Eclipse
8 10 (15.15%) gulp
8 10 (15.15%) SoapUI
8 10 (15.15%) Subversion
9 8 (12.12%) SpecFlow
10 6 (9.09%) Jasmine
10 6 (9.09%) PhantomJS
10 6 (9.09%) Protractor
11 5 (7.58%) Appium
11 5 (7.58%) LoadRunner
12 1 (1.52%) JUnit
12 1 (1.52%) NUnit
General
1 17 (25.76%) Electronics
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
1 17 (25.76%) Manufacturing
1 17 (25.76%) Marketing
1 17 (25.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Tester
2 18 (27.27%) Developer
2 18 (27.27%) Software Tester
3 15 (22.73%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (19.70%) QA Engineer
5 11 (16.67%) Automation Tester
6 9 (13.64%) Android Developer
6 9 (13.64%) Android Engineer
6 9 (13.64%) iOS Android Developer
6 9 (13.64%) iOS Developer
6 9 (13.64%) JavaScript Engineer
6 9 (13.64%) Mobile Developer
6 9 (13.64%) Mobile Engineer
7 8 (12.12%) Senior Software Tester
7 8 (12.12%) Senior Tester
8 7 (10.61%) Analyst
8 7 (10.61%) Team Leader
8 7 (10.61%) Test Analyst
8 7 (10.61%) Test Engineer
8 7 (10.61%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) HTML
2 16 (24.24%) CSS
2 16 (24.24%) JSON
2 16 (24.24%) XML
3 15 (22.73%) AngularJS
3 15 (22.73%) Web Services
4 12 (18.18%) HTML5
5 10 (15.15%) Ajax
5 10 (15.15%) RESTful
5 10 (15.15%) SOAP
5 10 (15.15%) XML Schema
6 9 (13.64%) CSS3
6 9 (13.64%) React
6 9 (13.64%) REST
6 9 (13.64%) XSLT
7 6 (9.09%) jQuery
7 6 (9.09%) Middleware
7 6 (9.09%) Spring
7 6 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (4.55%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.61%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.09%) User Experience
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.36%) Windows
2 14 (21.21%) Linux
3 13 (19.70%) Android
3 13 (19.70%) Apple iOS
4 10 (15.15%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (50.00%) BDD
3 30 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (42.42%) Software Testing
5 18 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (27.27%) TDD
6 17 (25.76%) Digital Marketing
6 17 (25.76%) Programme Management
6 17 (25.76%) Web Development
7 15 (22.73%) Scrum
8 14 (21.21%) OO
9 12 (18.18%) Workflow
10 11 (16.67%) Manual Testing
10 11 (16.67%) OOP
10 11 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 11 (16.67%) Test Strategy
11 10 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (15.15%) Cross-Platform Development
11 10 (15.15%) Logistics
11 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (78.79%) Java
2 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
3 18 (27.27%) Python
4 16 (24.24%) C#
5 12 (18.18%) Ruby
6 10 (15.15%) C++
6 10 (15.15%) SQL
7 9 (13.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (37.88%) Degree
2 17 (25.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (10.61%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.06%) ISEB
4 4 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.03%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (34.85%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) LXC
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) SAP
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle