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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 148 226 211
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 56 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.32% 0.19% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.20% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 44 10 23
Median salary £44,250 £65,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.92% +62.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £65,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
4075 5032 5608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.95% 95.90% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3232 4008 3813
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Reading +33 33 £42,500 -34.61%
Bracknell - 11 £45,000 -
Newbury - 5 £42,500 -
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 92 (82.88%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (76.58%) Selenium
3 71 (63.96%) QA
4 69 (62.16%) Java
5 55 (49.55%) Scrum
6 50 (45.05%) Test Automation
7 46 (41.44%) Automation Testing
8 44 (39.64%) Finance
9 41 (36.94%) Functional Testing
10 38 (34.23%) Performance Testing
11 37 (33.33%) Test Scripting
11 37 (33.33%) Degree
12 36 (32.43%) BDD
12 36 (32.43%) JMeter
13 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
13 35 (31.53%) HTML
13 35 (31.53%) Software Testing
14 34 (30.63%) Visual Studio
14 34 (30.63%) Internet
14 34 (30.63%) ISEB
15 33 (29.73%) LoadRunner
16 32 (28.83%) .NET
16 32 (28.83%) Automated Testing
16 32 (28.83%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (27.93%) VB
18 30 (27.03%) Perl
18 30 (27.03%) Non-Functional Testing
18 30 (27.03%) Gherkin
18 30 (27.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 30 (27.03%) SDLC

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 24 (21.62%) CMS
2 3 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (0.90%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (9.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 34 (30.63%) Internet
2 27 (24.32%) DNS
2 27 (24.32%) Firewall
2 27 (24.32%) TCP/IP
3 17 (15.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) MySQL
2 3 (2.70%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 85 (76.58%) Selenium
2 36 (32.43%) JMeter
3 34 (30.63%) Visual Studio
4 33 (29.73%) LoadRunner
5 30 (27.03%) Gatling
6 29 (26.13%) Cucumber
7 27 (24.32%) TestNG
8 22 (19.82%) JIRA
9 20 (18.02%) WebDriver
10 17 (15.32%) Eclipse
10 17 (15.32%) JUnit
10 17 (15.32%) Mockito
11 10 (9.01%) Jenkins
12 8 (7.21%) SoapUI
13 7 (6.31%) HP UFT
14 6 (5.41%) Git (software)
14 6 (5.41%) NUnit
14 6 (5.41%) SpecFlow
15 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (2.70%) Zephyr
General
1 44 (39.64%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.60%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Electronics
4 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (31.53%) HTML
2 32 (28.83%) .NET
3 30 (27.03%) Gherkin
4 28 (25.23%) ASP.NET
5 27 (24.32%) Ajax
6 6 (5.41%) SOAP
7 4 (3.60%) Web Services
8 3 (2.70%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.70%) XML
9 2 (1.80%) CSS
9 2 (1.80%) RESTful
10 1 (0.90%) Behat
10 1 (0.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Enterprise Software
1 17 (15.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.50%) Fintech
4 5 (4.50%) PMI
5 4 (3.60%) User Experience
6 3 (2.70%) Wiki
7 2 (1.80%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.61%) Linux
2 2 (1.80%) Windows
2 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (82.88%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (49.55%) Scrum
3 50 (45.05%) Test Automation
4 46 (41.44%) Automation Testing
5 41 (36.94%) Functional Testing
6 38 (34.23%) Performance Testing
7 37 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 36 (32.43%) BDD
9 35 (31.53%) Software Testing
10 32 (28.83%) Automated Testing
10 32 (28.83%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (27.03%) Non-Functional Testing
11 30 (27.03%) SDLC
12 29 (26.13%) Defect Management
13 28 (25.23%) Open Source
14 27 (24.32%) Agile Testing
14 27 (24.32%) Workflow
14 27 (24.32%) Workflow Management
15 26 (23.42%) Kanban
16 25 (22.52%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 69 (62.16%) Java
2 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
3 31 (27.93%) VB
4 30 (27.03%) Perl
5 23 (20.72%) VBScript
6 19 (17.12%) Ruby
7 13 (11.71%) SQL
8 11 (9.91%) C#
9 7 (6.31%) PHP
10 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.80%) Python
10 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (33.33%) Degree
2 34 (30.63%) ISEB
3 30 (27.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.50%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.50%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (63.96%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle
2 3 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (0.90%) IBM