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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 182 241 195
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -46
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 13 9 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.15% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.16% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 35
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,700 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
3898 5794 5555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.10% 95.99% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3002 4730 3802
Median salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +32 10 £40,000 -30.43%
Wokingham - 3 £40,000 -
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 57 (77.03%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (64.86%) Selenium
3 47 (63.51%) Java
4 40 (54.05%) Scrum
5 38 (51.35%) QA
6 32 (43.24%) Automation Testing
7 29 (39.19%) Test Automation
8 27 (36.49%) Finance
9 26 (35.14%) Gherkin
9 26 (35.14%) Degree
10 25 (33.78%) Test Scripting
10 25 (33.78%) Cucumber
11 24 (32.43%) BDD
12 23 (31.08%) TDD
12 23 (31.08%) JMeter
12 23 (31.08%) ISEB
12 23 (31.08%) Software Testing
13 22 (29.73%) Performance Testing
13 22 (29.73%) JavaScript
13 22 (29.73%) Visual Studio
14 21 (28.38%) HTML
14 21 (28.38%) LoadRunner
14 21 (28.38%) Internet
15 20 (27.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 20 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (25.68%) Automated Testing
16 19 (25.68%) .NET
17 18 (24.32%) VB
17 18 (24.32%) OO
17 18 (24.32%) Functional Testing

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 13 (17.57%) CMS
2 2 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.38%) Internet
2 16 (21.62%) SMTP
3 14 (18.92%) DNS
3 14 (18.92%) Firewall
3 14 (18.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.70%) MySQL
1 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (64.86%) Selenium
2 25 (33.78%) Cucumber
3 23 (31.08%) JMeter
4 22 (29.73%) Visual Studio
5 21 (28.38%) LoadRunner
6 18 (24.32%) Gatling
7 17 (22.97%) JUnit
8 16 (21.62%) Eclipse
8 16 (21.62%) Mockito
9 14 (18.92%) TestNG
10 9 (12.16%) Jenkins
10 9 (12.16%) JIRA
11 8 (10.81%) WebDriver
12 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
12 5 (6.76%) SpecFlow
13 4 (5.41%) SoapUI
14 3 (4.05%) HP UFT
15 2 (2.70%) NUnit
15 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (2.70%) TestComplete
General
1 27 (36.49%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Electronics
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.14%) Gherkin
2 21 (28.38%) HTML
3 19 (25.68%) .NET
4 15 (20.27%) ASP.NET
5 14 (18.92%) Ajax
6 3 (4.05%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.70%) CSS
7 2 (2.70%) SOAP
7 2 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (14.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.11%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.76%) Fintech
6 4 (5.41%) User Experience
7 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.70%) PMI
7 2 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (77.03%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (54.05%) Scrum
3 32 (43.24%) Automation Testing
4 29 (39.19%) Test Automation
5 25 (33.78%) Test Scripting
6 24 (32.43%) BDD
7 23 (31.08%) Software Testing
7 23 (31.08%) TDD
8 22 (29.73%) Performance Testing
9 20 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (25.68%) Automated Testing
11 18 (24.32%) Functional Testing
11 18 (24.32%) OO
12 17 (22.97%) Defect Management
12 17 (22.97%) Non-Functional Testing
13 16 (21.62%) Data Loss Prevention
13 16 (21.62%) OOP
13 16 (21.62%) SDLC
13 16 (21.62%) Test Strategy
14 15 (20.27%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 47 (63.51%) Java
2 22 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.32%) VB
4 16 (21.62%) Ruby
5 15 (20.27%) Perl
6 11 (14.86%) C#
6 11 (14.86%) VBScript
7 5 (6.76%) PHP
7 5 (6.76%) SQL
8 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.35%) Groovy
8 1 (1.35%) Python
8 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (35.14%) Degree
2 23 (31.08%) ISEB
3 20 (27.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (9.46%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (51.35%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle
2 2 (2.70%) SAP