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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 207 216 221
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 22 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.055% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.059% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 2
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £36,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -5.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £35,000 £34,375
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £39,375
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
5133 5110 4919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.67% 93.86% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3862 3753 3990
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 - 19 £34,000 - 2
Windsor - 1 £45,000 -
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 25 (67.57%) Automation Testing
2 22 (59.46%) QA
3 21 (56.76%) Selenium
4 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (43.24%) QuickTest Pro
5 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
5 16 (43.24%) HTML
6 15 (40.54%) Software Testing
6 15 (40.54%) Degree
7 14 (37.84%) System Testing
8 13 (35.14%) Waterfall
8 13 (35.14%) Computer Science
8 13 (35.14%) jQuery
8 13 (35.14%) CSS
8 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (32.43%) .NET
10 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
11 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
11 9 (24.32%) C#
12 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (21.62%) Mobile App
13 6 (16.22%) Finance
14 5 (13.51%) LAMP
14 5 (13.51%) Scrum
14 5 (13.51%) Java
14 5 (13.51%) Drupal
14 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
14 5 (13.51%) Gherkin
15 4 (10.81%) Social Media
15 4 (10.81%) ISEB

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (13.51%) Drupal
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (56.76%) Selenium
2 16 (43.24%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (8.11%) NUnit
3 3 (8.11%) TestComplete
3 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.41%) Moq
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) HTML
2 13 (35.14%) jQuery
2 13 (35.14%) CSS
3 12 (32.43%) .NET
4 5 (13.51%) LAMP
4 5 (13.51%) Gherkin
5 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.11%) Ajax
6 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Computer Science
1 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.62%) Mobile App
3 4 (10.81%) Social Media
4 3 (8.11%) User Experience
5 2 (5.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Automation Testing
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) Software Testing
4 14 (37.84%) System Testing
5 13 (35.14%) Waterfall
6 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
7 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
8 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (13.51%) Scrum
9 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
10 3 (8.11%) Manual Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Agile Testing
11 2 (5.41%) BDD
11 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (5.41%) CRM
12 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
12 1 (2.70%) Web Testing
12 1 (2.70%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
2 9 (24.32%) C#
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) VBScript
4 3 (8.11%) VB
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.41%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (59.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + training, progression, 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum +bonus, healthcare, Pension, mobile
Posted: 5 days ago