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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Berkshire / Newbury
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 27 41
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 9 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 4.48% 5.08% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.97% 6.03% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 5
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
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 181 199 297
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newbury 90.05% 84.32% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139 168 180
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (67.65%) Java
2 23 (67.65%) Selenium
3 19 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (55.88%) Telecoms
4 17 (50.00%) Finance
5 16 (47.06%) JMeter
5 16 (47.06%) Software Engineering
6 14 (41.18%) Degree
7 13 (38.24%) Android
7 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
7 13 (38.24%) Subversion
7 13 (38.24%) HTML
7 13 (38.24%) Python
7 13 (38.24%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (35.29%) Unix
8 12 (35.29%) C++
8 12 (35.29%) Perl
8 12 (35.29%) SQL
9 11 (32.35%) SAP
9 11 (32.35%) Windows
9 11 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (32.35%) Marketing
9 11 (32.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 11 (32.35%) Software Testing
9 11 (32.35%) Programme Management
9 11 (32.35%) Electronics
9 11 (32.35%) Manufacturing
9 11 (32.35%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (32.35%) Test Scripting

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 11 (32.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) 3G
1 4 (11.76%) 4G
1 4 (11.76%) MPLS
1 4 (11.76%) MVNO
1 4 (11.76%) VoLTE
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (67.65%) Selenium
2 16 (47.06%) JMeter
3 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
3 13 (38.24%) Subversion
4 10 (29.41%) JIRA
5 8 (23.53%) Eclipse
6 7 (20.59%) gulp
7 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
7 6 (17.65%) SpecFlow
8 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
10 2 (5.88%) Hudson
10 2 (5.88%) JUnit
10 2 (5.88%) Mercurial
10 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
10 2 (5.88%) TestNG
10 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
11 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
11 1 (2.94%) Sahi
General
1 19 (55.88%) Telecoms
2 17 (50.00%) Finance
3 11 (32.35%) Electronics
3 11 (32.35%) Manufacturing
3 11 (32.35%) Marketing
4 6 (17.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
1 10 (29.41%) Mobile Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) QA Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Automation Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) QA Automation Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Test Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Android Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Android Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) iOS Android Developer
4 6 (17.65%) iOS Developer
4 6 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (17.65%) JavaScript Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Junior
6 4 (11.76%) Junior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) HTML
2 11 (32.35%) HTML5
3 9 (26.47%) CSS
3 9 (26.47%) JSON
3 9 (26.47%) XML
4 8 (23.53%) XSLT
5 7 (20.59%) Ajax
5 7 (20.59%) REST
5 7 (20.59%) Web Services
5 7 (20.59%) XML Schema
6 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
6 6 (17.65%) CSS3
6 6 (17.65%) React
7 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Mobile App
3 5 (14.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Android
2 12 (35.29%) Unix
3 11 (32.35%) Apple iOS
3 11 (32.35%) Windows
4 9 (26.47%) Linux
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (47.06%) Software Engineering
4 11 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (32.35%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (32.35%) Programme Management
4 11 (32.35%) Software Testing
4 11 (32.35%) Test Scripting
5 9 (26.47%) Kanban
5 9 (26.47%) Test Strategy
6 8 (23.53%) OO
6 8 (23.53%) OOP
6 8 (23.53%) Web Testing
7 7 (20.59%) BDD
7 7 (20.59%) Cross-Platform Development
7 7 (20.59%) Performance Testing
7 7 (20.59%) TDD
7 7 (20.59%) Web Development
7 7 (20.59%) Workflow
8 6 (17.65%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) Java
2 13 (38.24%) Python
3 12 (35.29%) C++
3 12 (35.29%) Perl
3 12 (35.29%) SQL
4 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
5 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
5 6 (17.65%) Ruby
6 4 (11.76%) Apple Swift
6 4 (11.76%) C
6 4 (11.76%) C#
6 4 (11.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Degree
2 13 (38.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (17.65%) ISEB
3 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) SAP
2 4 (11.76%) BroadSoft
2 4 (11.76%) Ericsson
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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