The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 41 - 59
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.62% - 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% - 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £44,000 - £43,750
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 Slough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 269 536 486
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 83.54% 85.35% 86.17%
Number of salaries quoted 237 443 409
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +21.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Slough

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 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 Slough region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) LoadUI
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Telematics
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Senior UAT Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Telematics Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (25.00%) UAT Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) UAT Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Telematics
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cadence
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft