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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Berkshire / Wokingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 33 19
Rank change year-on-year +17 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wokingham 4.92% 5.41% 6.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.98% 5.71% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 6
Median salary £34,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.25% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £56,250 £51,250
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 Wokingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wokingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 43 140 96
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wokingham 70.49% 94.59% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 131 487 249
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Wokingham

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wokingham region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) PMI
3 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) JMeter

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 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (33.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Virgin Media