The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 153 215 210
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 57 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.29% 0.060% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.063% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 56 2 10
Median salary £45,000 £65,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +80.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £65,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Automation Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4285 4787 5266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.71% 95.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3466 3632 3714
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Berkshire region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Berkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Automation Tester
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +38 27 £42,500 -34.61% 2
Bracknell - 15 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £55,000 -
Newbury - 4 £32,500 - 1
Slough - 1 £45,000 -
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 78 (77.23%) Selenium
2 74 (73.27%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (72.28%) QA
4 55 (54.46%) Java
5 43 (42.57%) Test Automation
6 39 (38.61%) Automation Testing
7 35 (34.65%) BDD
7 35 (34.65%) Finance
8 33 (32.67%) Scrum
8 33 (32.67%) ISEB
8 33 (32.67%) Functional Testing
9 30 (29.70%) Performance Testing
10 29 (28.71%) JIRA
10 29 (28.71%) Software Testing
11 28 (27.72%) JMeter
12 27 (26.73%) Test Scripting
13 24 (23.76%) LoadRunner
13 24 (23.76%) JavaScript
13 24 (23.76%) Perl
13 24 (23.76%) Visual Studio
13 24 (23.76%) Automated Testing
13 24 (23.76%) Degree
14 23 (22.77%) TestNG
14 23 (22.77%) VB
15 22 (21.78%) Gatling
15 22 (21.78%) SDLC
16 21 (20.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 21 (20.79%) Non-Functional Testing
16 21 (20.79%) Gherkin
16 21 (20.79%) HTML

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (16.83%) CMS
2 5 (4.95%) Drupal
3 2 (1.98%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.81%) DNS
1 19 (18.81%) Firewall
1 19 (18.81%) Internet
1 19 (18.81%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.91%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.85%) MySQL
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 78 (77.23%) Selenium
2 29 (28.71%) JIRA
3 28 (27.72%) JMeter
4 24 (23.76%) LoadRunner
4 24 (23.76%) Visual Studio
5 23 (22.77%) TestNG
6 22 (21.78%) Gatling
7 20 (19.80%) WebDriver
8 18 (17.82%) Cucumber
9 12 (11.88%) NUnit
10 9 (8.91%) Eclipse
10 9 (8.91%) JUnit
10 9 (8.91%) Mockito
11 8 (7.92%) HP UFT
11 8 (7.92%) SoapUI
12 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
13 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
13 3 (2.97%) SpecFlow
14 2 (1.98%) Zephyr
15 1 (0.99%) Appium
General
1 35 (34.65%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Marketing
2 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.98%) Electronics
3 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.79%) Gherkin
1 21 (20.79%) HTML
2 20 (19.80%) .NET
3 19 (18.81%) Ajax
3 19 (18.81%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.94%) SOAP
5 5 (4.95%) Behat
5 5 (4.95%) LAMP
6 4 (3.96%) Web Services
7 2 (1.98%) RESTful
7 2 (1.98%) XML
8 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (10.89%) PMI
3 9 (8.91%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.96%) Fintech
5 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.98%) User Experience
6 2 (1.98%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.82%) Linux
2 5 (4.95%) Windows
3 3 (2.97%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.98%) Android
5 1 (0.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (73.27%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (42.57%) Test Automation
3 39 (38.61%) Automation Testing
4 35 (34.65%) BDD
5 33 (32.67%) Functional Testing
5 33 (32.67%) Scrum
6 30 (29.70%) Performance Testing
7 29 (28.71%) Software Testing
8 27 (26.73%) Test Scripting
9 24 (23.76%) Automated Testing
10 22 (21.78%) SDLC
11 21 (20.79%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (20.79%) Non-Functional Testing
12 20 (19.80%) Agile Testing
13 19 (18.81%) Open Source
14 18 (17.82%) CRM
14 18 (17.82%) Defect Management
14 18 (17.82%) Kanban
14 18 (17.82%) Workflow
14 18 (17.82%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (54.46%) Java
2 24 (23.76%) JavaScript
2 24 (23.76%) Perl
3 23 (22.77%) VB
4 18 (17.82%) VBScript
5 14 (13.86%) SQL
6 12 (11.88%) Ruby
7 10 (9.90%) PHP
8 6 (5.94%) C#
9 5 (4.95%) Python
10 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (32.67%) ISEB
2 24 (23.76%) Degree
3 21 (20.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (10.89%) PMI Certification
5 7 (6.93%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.97%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (72.28%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) SDET
Vendors
1 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.97%) IBM
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle
3 2 (1.98%) SAP
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