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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 214 207 223
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 4 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.079% 0.11% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.12% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -12.22%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
4733 5108 5030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.50% 93.18% 93.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3583 3687 4026
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 £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
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 3 July 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 -9 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £45,000 -
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 15 (62.50%) Automation Testing
2 14 (58.33%) QA
2 14 (58.33%) Selenium
3 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (45.83%) Software Testing
5 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
5 10 (41.67%) .NET
6 9 (37.50%) Degree
6 9 (37.50%) Mobile App
7 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (33.33%) C#
7 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (29.17%) HP UFT
8 7 (29.17%) HTML
9 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 5 (20.83%) jQuery
10 5 (20.83%) System Testing
10 5 (20.83%) Java
10 5 (20.83%) CSS
10 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
11 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
11 4 (16.67%) Social Media
11 4 (16.67%) CRM
11 4 (16.67%) Perl
11 4 (16.67%) VBScript
11 4 (16.67%) VB
12 3 (12.50%) Web Services
12 3 (12.50%) User Stories

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (8.33%) Drupal
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
1 2 (8.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Selenium
2 7 (29.17%) HP UFT
3 2 (8.33%) ProC
3 2 (8.33%) JMeter
3 2 (8.33%) NUnit
3 2 (8.33%) JBehave
3 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.33%) Moq
3 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.33%) Robotium
4 1 (4.17%) Gradle
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) Grunt
4 1 (4.17%) Mocha
4 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.17%) TestComplete
4 1 (4.17%) TestNG
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) HTML
3 5 (20.83%) jQuery
3 5 (20.83%) CSS
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (8.33%) XML
5 2 (8.33%) LAMP
5 2 (8.33%) Ajax
5 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (16.67%) Social Media
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
5 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
5 2 (8.33%) User Experience
6 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.17%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Automation Testing
2 11 (45.83%) Software Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.83%) System Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.67%) CRM
7 3 (12.50%) User Stories
8 2 (8.33%) SDLC
8 2 (8.33%) Open Source
8 2 (8.33%) Scrum
8 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) BDD
9 1 (4.17%) Build Automation
9 1 (4.17%) Agile Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) Perl
4 4 (16.67%) VBScript
4 4 (16.67%) VB
5 2 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.33%) XPath
5 2 (8.33%) Groovy
5 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (58.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center