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 1 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 159 206 214
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 59 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.32% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 59 6 11
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
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
4300 4725 5224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.33% 95.34% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3492 3533 3734
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 June 2016.

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 1 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Maidenhead - 16 £55,000 -
Reading +25 14 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Bracknell - 11 £45,000 - 1
Wokingham - 8 £40,000 -
Slough - 4 £44,000 -
Newbury - 2 £30,000 - 1
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, 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 61 (83.56%) Selenium
2 58 (79.45%) QA
3 53 (72.60%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (46.58%) Java
5 31 (42.47%) Test Automation
6 26 (35.62%) JIRA
7 25 (34.25%) BDD
7 25 (34.25%) Automation Testing
8 24 (32.88%) Finance
9 23 (31.51%) Functional Testing
10 21 (28.77%) ISEB
11 20 (27.40%) Performance Testing
12 19 (26.03%) WebDriver
13 17 (23.29%) Perl
14 16 (21.92%) Linux
14 16 (21.92%) Scrum
14 16 (21.92%) TestNG
14 16 (21.92%) Automated Testing
14 16 (21.92%) Software Testing
14 16 (21.92%) SDLC
15 15 (20.55%) JMeter
16 14 (19.18%) MySQL
16 14 (19.18%) Web Testing
16 14 (19.18%) Test Scripting
17 13 (17.81%) User Acceptance Testing
17 13 (17.81%) SQL
17 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
17 13 (17.81%) HTML
17 13 (17.81%) Agile Testing
18 12 (16.44%) Non-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 10 (13.70%) CMS
2 5 (6.85%) Drupal
3 1 (1.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) DNS
1 12 (16.44%) Firewall
1 12 (16.44%) Internet
1 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) MySQL
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (83.56%) Selenium
2 26 (35.62%) JIRA
3 19 (26.03%) WebDriver
4 16 (21.92%) TestNG
5 15 (20.55%) JMeter
6 12 (16.44%) NUnit
7 11 (15.07%) Gatling
7 11 (15.07%) LoadRunner
7 11 (15.07%) Visual Studio
8 8 (10.96%) Cucumber
8 8 (10.96%) HP UFT
8 8 (10.96%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.74%) eggPlant
9 2 (2.74%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.74%) TestComplete
10 1 (1.37%) Appium
10 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.37%) Zephyr
General
1 24 (32.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Marketing
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) HTML
2 12 (16.44%) .NET
2 12 (16.44%) Ajax
2 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET
3 10 (13.70%) Gherkin
4 5 (6.85%) Behat
4 5 (6.85%) LAMP
4 5 (6.85%) SOAP
5 4 (5.48%) Web Services
6 2 (2.74%) RESTful
7 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) PMI
2 5 (6.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.11%) User Experience
4 2 (2.74%) EPoS
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Linux
2 5 (6.85%) Windows
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.74%) Android
5 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (72.60%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (42.47%) Test Automation
3 25 (34.25%) Automation Testing
3 25 (34.25%) BDD
4 23 (31.51%) Functional Testing
5 20 (27.40%) Performance Testing
6 16 (21.92%) Automated Testing
6 16 (21.92%) Scrum
6 16 (21.92%) SDLC
6 16 (21.92%) Software Testing
7 14 (19.18%) Test Scripting
7 14 (19.18%) Web Testing
8 13 (17.81%) Agile Testing
8 13 (17.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (16.44%) Non-Functional Testing
9 12 (16.44%) Open Source
10 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (15.07%) Integration Testing
10 11 (15.07%) Kanban
10 11 (15.07%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (46.58%) Java
2 17 (23.29%) Perl
3 13 (17.81%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.81%) SQL
4 12 (16.44%) VB
5 11 (15.07%) VBScript
6 8 (10.96%) PHP
7 5 (6.85%) C#
7 5 (6.85%) Python
8 4 (5.48%) Ruby
9 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (28.77%) ISEB
2 12 (16.44%) Degree
3 11 (15.07%) PMI Certification
4 10 (13.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (9.59%) ISTQB
6 3 (4.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (79.45%) QA
2 4 (5.48%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (5.48%) IBM
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.74%) Capita
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle
3 1 (1.37%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago