Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wokingham 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Berkshire > Wokingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 48 43
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 14 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wokingham 6.60% 2.12% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.82% 2.29% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 11
Wokingham median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% -6.98% +72.00%
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 Wokingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wokingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 179 218 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wokingham 84.43% 92.37% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 151 208 229
Wokingham median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Wokingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Wokingham

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Wokingham

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Wokingham

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Wokingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Wokingham over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Wokingham

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wokingham region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (21.43%) V-Model
3 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 3 (21.43%) WinRunner
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (21.43%) QA
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) Maven
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wokingham 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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
3 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (21.43%) WinRunner
4 2 (14.29%) Gradle
4 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (14.29%) Maven
4 2 (14.29%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Tester
2 6 (42.86%) Software Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Test Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) QA Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Software Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Test Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 3 (21.43%) SDLC
1 3 (21.43%) V-Model
2 2 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft