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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 212 214 213
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 10 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.11% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.11% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 1
Average salary £48,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
4982 5245 4944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.62% 93.15% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3688 3819 3900
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
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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 -6 7 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Windsor - 1 £45,000 -
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 21 (65.63%) Selenium
2 20 (62.50%) Automation Testing
3 19 (59.38%) QA
4 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
5 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (43.75%) Degree
6 14 (43.75%) HTML
7 13 (40.63%) .NET
8 12 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
8 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
9 11 (34.38%) Automated Testing
10 10 (31.25%) CSS
10 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
10 10 (31.25%) System Testing
10 10 (31.25%) jQuery
10 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
10 10 (31.25%) Waterfall
10 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (28.13%) Mobile App
11 9 (28.13%) C#
12 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (18.75%) Java
13 6 (18.75%) Perl
13 6 (18.75%) VB
13 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
14 5 (15.63%) CRM
15 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
15 4 (12.50%) VBScript
15 4 (12.50%) Finance
15 4 (12.50%) Social Media

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 2 (6.25%) CMS
1 2 (6.25%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 21 (65.63%) Selenium
2 12 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (12.50%) NUnit
4 3 (9.38%) TestComplete
4 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
4 3 (9.38%) Moq
5 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.25%) Robotium
5 2 (6.25%) JBehave
5 2 (6.25%) ProC
5 2 (6.25%) JMeter
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) HTML
2 13 (40.63%) .NET
3 10 (31.25%) jQuery
3 10 (31.25%) CSS
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.50%) Ajax
5 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
5 2 (6.25%) Web Services
5 2 (6.25%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
1 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (28.13%) Mobile App
3 4 (12.50%) Social Media
4 3 (9.38%) Open Source
4 3 (9.38%) User Experience
5 2 (6.25%) Smartphone
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Automation Testing
2 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 11 (34.38%) Automated Testing
5 10 (31.25%) System Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 10 (31.25%) Waterfall
6 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
8 5 (15.63%) CRM
9 3 (9.38%) Scrum
9 3 (9.38%) Agile Testing
10 2 (6.25%) User Stories
10 2 (6.25%) BDD
10 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (3.13%) Web Testing
11 1 (3.13%) V-Model
11 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 9 (28.13%) C#
3 6 (18.75%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) Perl
3 6 (18.75%) VB
4 4 (12.50%) VBScript
5 2 (6.25%) C
5 2 (6.25%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.25%) XPath
5 2 (6.25%) Groovy
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (59.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
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