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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 209 215 219
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 6 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 8
Average salary £65,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.62% -7.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
4780 5436 5109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.02% 92.83% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3738 3783 3996
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 -3 6 £65,000 +56.62% 2
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (92.31%) Selenium
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
4 8 (61.54%) Degree
4 8 (61.54%) Java
5 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (53.85%) Web Services
5 7 (53.85%) User Stories
6 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
7 5 (38.46%) FitNesse
7 5 (38.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
7 5 (38.46%) Physics
7 5 (38.46%) Maven
7 5 (38.46%) Grunt
7 5 (38.46%) Build Automation
7 5 (38.46%) Gradle
7 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
7 5 (38.46%) Mocha
7 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
7 5 (38.46%) Ant
7 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
7 5 (38.46%) TestNG
8 4 (30.77%) VBScript
8 4 (30.77%) QA
9 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
9 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
9 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
9 3 (23.08%) VB

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) FitNesse
2 5 (38.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (38.46%) TestNG
2 5 (38.46%) Ant
2 5 (38.46%) Mocha
2 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
2 5 (38.46%) Gradle
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) Grunt
2 5 (38.46%) Maven
3 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 2 (15.38%) Robotium
3 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
3 2 (15.38%) ProC
3 2 (15.38%) JMeter
3 2 (15.38%) JBehave
4 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) Moq
4 1 (7.69%) NUnit
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) Mathematics
2 5 (38.46%) Physics
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (15.38%) Smartphone
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
5 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) User Stories
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Build Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) VBScript
4 3 (23.08%) VB
4 3 (23.08%) Perl
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (15.38%) XPath
5 2 (15.38%) Groovy
6 1 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
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