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

Automated Testing
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 53 57
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.41% 1.17% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.34% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Median salary £65,000 £44,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.72% -14.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £40,100 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £48,000 £54,250
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 305 448 528
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 86.16% 87.16% 91.51%
Number of salaries quoted 264 402 408
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £70,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Slough over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Slough

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

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) HTTP
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
4 2 (25.00%) SonarQube
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) QUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Logistics
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) IBM

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) 4G
2 1 (12.50%) DAB
2 1 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (12.50%) GPRS
2 1 (12.50%) GSM
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) IPv6
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) QUnit
3 2 (25.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (12.50%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) LoadUI
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) WAP
2 1 (12.50%) WML
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Handset
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) Static Code Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Code Coverage
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Facebook
2 1 (12.50%) HP
Slough, Berkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Full bens package
Posted: 4 days ago