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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
South East / Berkshire
Rank 163 199 195
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 18 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.52% 0.27% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.29% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 31
Median salary £35,000 £40,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% +8.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £34,750 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £52,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%

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
3280 4880 5287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.29% 94.90% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2647 4004 3945
Median salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +52 13 £35,000 - 3
Wokingham 0 2 £40,000 -23.80%
Newbury - 2 £27,500 - 1
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (71.79%) Selenium
3 25 (64.10%) QA
4 22 (56.41%) Java
5 20 (51.28%) Automation Testing
6 17 (43.59%) Finance
7 15 (38.46%) Test Strategy
8 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
9 13 (33.33%) JMeter
9 13 (33.33%) SQL
10 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
11 11 (28.21%) WebDriver
11 11 (28.21%) Automated Testing
11 11 (28.21%) Scrum
12 10 (25.64%) Degree
12 10 (25.64%) Gatling
13 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
13 9 (23.08%) BDD
13 9 (23.08%) Security Testing
13 9 (23.08%) TDD
14 8 (20.51%) ISTQB
14 8 (20.51%) Gherkin
14 8 (20.51%) Financial Institution
14 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
14 8 (20.51%) Oracle
14 8 (20.51%) JUnit
15 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (17.95%) HTML
15 7 (17.95%) Internet
16 6 (15.38%) ISEB

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 2 (5.13%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Internet
2 5 (12.82%) SMTP
3 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 2 (5.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (71.79%) Selenium
2 13 (33.33%) JMeter
3 11 (28.21%) WebDriver
4 10 (25.64%) Gatling
5 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
6 8 (20.51%) JUnit
7 5 (12.82%) Eclipse
7 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
7 5 (12.82%) JIRA
7 5 (12.82%) Mockito
7 5 (12.82%) TestNG
8 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
8 4 (10.26%) SoapUI
9 3 (7.69%) HP UFT
9 3 (7.69%) LoadRunner
9 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
10 2 (5.13%) Hudson
10 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
10 2 (5.13%) NUnit
10 2 (5.13%) Subversion
General
1 17 (43.59%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Electronics
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Gherkin
2 7 (17.95%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (5.13%) Ajax
4 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.13%) JSON
4 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (5.13%) XML
4 2 (5.13%) XSLT
5 1 (2.56%) REST
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) PMI
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
1 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) Automation Testing
3 15 (38.46%) Test Strategy
4 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
5 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 11 (28.21%) Automated Testing
6 11 (28.21%) Scrum
7 9 (23.08%) BDD
7 9 (23.08%) Security Testing
7 9 (23.08%) TDD
8 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (15.38%) OO
8 6 (15.38%) QA Automation
8 6 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Data Loss Prevention
9 5 (12.82%) OOP
9 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Defect Management
10 4 (10.26%) SDLC
11 3 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Java
2 13 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) C#
3 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) Ruby
5 4 (10.26%) Perl
6 3 (7.69%) Python
7 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 2 (5.13%) VB
8 1 (2.56%) Groovy
8 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 8 (20.51%) ISTQB
3 6 (15.38%) ISEB
3 6 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (64.10%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
1 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) SAP
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