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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
South East / Berkshire
Rank 165 220 197
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 13 6 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.11% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.12% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 32
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £44,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -

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
3472 4994 5171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.38% 95.65% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2743 4061 3738
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +41 9 £35,000 -
Wokingham - 2 £40,000 -
Newbury - 1 £27,500 - 1
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 44 (83.02%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (71.70%) Selenium
3 34 (64.15%) Java
4 31 (58.49%) QA
5 26 (49.06%) Scrum
6 25 (47.17%) Automation Testing
7 24 (45.28%) Finance
8 20 (37.74%) Test Automation
9 19 (35.85%) Test Scripting
10 17 (32.08%) Degree
10 17 (32.08%) JMeter
11 16 (30.19%) Gherkin
11 16 (30.19%) Internet
11 16 (30.19%) HTML
11 16 (30.19%) Automated Testing
11 16 (30.19%) Cucumber
12 15 (28.30%) BDD
12 15 (28.30%) TDD
12 15 (28.30%) Test Strategy
13 14 (26.42%) Gatling
13 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
14 13 (24.53%) .NET
14 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (22.64%) Performance Testing
15 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
15 12 (22.64%) ISEB
15 12 (22.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (22.64%) Defect Management
16 11 (20.75%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (20.75%) 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 8 (15.09%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) Internet
2 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
3 9 (16.98%) DNS
3 9 (16.98%) Firewall
3 9 (16.98%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (71.70%) Selenium
2 17 (32.08%) JMeter
3 16 (30.19%) Cucumber
4 14 (26.42%) Gatling
5 11 (20.75%) JUnit
5 11 (20.75%) Visual Studio
5 11 (20.75%) WebDriver
6 10 (18.87%) LoadRunner
6 10 (18.87%) TestNG
7 9 (16.98%) Eclipse
7 9 (16.98%) Mockito
8 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
9 6 (11.32%) JIRA
10 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
10 4 (7.55%) SoapUI
11 3 (5.66%) HP UFT
11 3 (5.66%) SpecFlow
12 2 (3.77%) NUnit
12 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (3.77%) TestComplete
General
1 24 (45.28%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Financial Institution
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Electronics
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) Gherkin
1 16 (30.19%) HTML
2 13 (24.53%) .NET
3 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET
4 9 (16.98%) Ajax
5 3 (5.66%) CSS
6 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.77%) XML
7 1 (1.89%) JSON
7 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.89%) REST
7 1 (1.89%) SOAP
7 1 (1.89%) Web Services
7 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.66%) User Experience
5 2 (3.77%) PMI
6 1 (1.89%) Fintech
6 1 (1.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (83.02%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) Scrum
3 25 (47.17%) Automation Testing
4 20 (37.74%) Test Automation
5 19 (35.85%) Test Scripting
6 16 (30.19%) Automated Testing
7 15 (28.30%) BDD
7 15 (28.30%) TDD
7 15 (28.30%) Test Strategy
8 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (22.64%) Defect Management
9 12 (22.64%) Performance Testing
9 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
10 11 (20.75%) Functional Testing
10 11 (20.75%) OO
10 11 (20.75%) SDLC
11 10 (18.87%) Non-Functional Testing
11 10 (18.87%) Open Source
11 10 (18.87%) Workflow
11 10 (18.87%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (64.15%) Java
2 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.75%) Perl
4 10 (18.87%) C#
4 10 (18.87%) SQL
5 9 (16.98%) Ruby
5 9 (16.98%) VB
6 6 (11.32%) VBScript
7 3 (5.66%) PHP
8 2 (3.77%) Python
9 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Degree
2 12 (22.64%) ISEB
2 12 (22.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (15.09%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (58.49%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) SAP
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
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