The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 213 207 213
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 11 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 9
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
5335 5270 5450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.36% 93.19% 94.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3735 4142 4566
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 20 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 9 £41,500 -20.95% 1
Slough +6 1 £25,000 -50.00%
Bracknell - 1 £25,000 -
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Automation Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) VBScript
3 9 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 9 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (44.44%) System Testing
4 8 (44.44%) Integration Testing
4 8 (44.44%) XML
5 6 (33.33%) Selenium
6 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) QA
6 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
6 4 (22.22%) ISEB
6 4 (22.22%) C#
6 4 (22.22%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 3 (16.67%) PHP
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
8 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.11%) Perl
8 2 (11.11%) Publishing
8 2 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (11.11%) Python
8 2 (11.11%) Behat
8 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
9 1 (5.56%) Agile Testing

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (33.33%) Selenium
3 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.11%) Behat
5 1 (5.56%) Hudson
5 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.56%) Firebug
5 1 (5.56%) Fiddler
5 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.56%) NUnit
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) JUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Automation Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 8 (44.44%) System Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Integration Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) BDD
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Testing
7 1 (5.56%) User Stories
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) VBScript
2 4 (22.22%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) NFS
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) VMware
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