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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 151 219 222
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 55 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.23% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 55 4 7
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £41,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,900
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
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
4296 4903 5336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.43% 95.59% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3476 3702 3822
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 26 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 26 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
Reading +39 20 £50,000 - 4
Bracknell - 13 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 9 £55,000 -
Wokingham - 5 £40,000 -
Newbury - 2 £30,000 -
Slough - 1 £45,000 -
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 67 (81.71%) Selenium
2 62 (75.61%) QA
3 59 (71.95%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (50.00%) Java
5 34 (41.46%) Test Automation
6 30 (36.59%) Automation Testing
7 28 (34.15%) BDD
8 27 (32.93%) JIRA
8 27 (32.93%) Finance
8 27 (32.93%) Functional Testing
9 26 (31.71%) ISEB
10 24 (29.27%) Performance Testing
11 22 (26.83%) Scrum
12 21 (25.61%) JMeter
12 21 (25.61%) Software Testing
13 19 (23.17%) Perl
14 18 (21.95%) Test Scripting
14 18 (21.95%) TestNG
14 18 (21.95%) WebDriver
14 18 (21.95%) SDLC
15 17 (20.73%) Automated Testing
15 17 (20.73%) JavaScript
15 17 (20.73%) Linux
16 16 (19.51%) VB
16 16 (19.51%) Visual Studio
16 16 (19.51%) LoadRunner
17 15 (18.29%) Web Testing
17 15 (18.29%) Degree
17 15 (18.29%) HTML
17 15 (18.29%) Gatling

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 12 (14.63%) CMS
2 5 (6.10%) Drupal
3 1 (1.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.07%) DNS
1 14 (17.07%) Firewall
1 14 (17.07%) Internet
1 14 (17.07%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) MySQL
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 67 (81.71%) Selenium
2 27 (32.93%) JIRA
3 21 (25.61%) JMeter
4 18 (21.95%) TestNG
4 18 (21.95%) WebDriver
5 16 (19.51%) LoadRunner
5 16 (19.51%) Visual Studio
6 15 (18.29%) Gatling
7 12 (14.63%) NUnit
8 11 (13.41%) Cucumber
9 8 (9.76%) HP UFT
9 8 (9.76%) SoapUI
10 4 (4.88%) Eclipse
10 4 (4.88%) JUnit
10 4 (4.88%) Mockito
11 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
11 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
12 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.22%) TestComplete
General
1 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (1.22%) Electronics
3 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) HTML
2 14 (17.07%) .NET
2 14 (17.07%) Ajax
2 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET
3 13 (15.85%) Gherkin
4 5 (6.10%) Behat
4 5 (6.10%) LAMP
4 5 (6.10%) SOAP
5 4 (4.88%) Web Services
6 2 (2.44%) RESTful
7 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) PMI
2 7 (8.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.44%) Fintech
4 2 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.22%) EPoS
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.73%) Linux
2 5 (6.10%) Windows
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.44%) Android
5 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (71.95%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (41.46%) Test Automation
3 30 (36.59%) Automation Testing
4 28 (34.15%) BDD
5 27 (32.93%) Functional Testing
6 24 (29.27%) Performance Testing
7 22 (26.83%) Scrum
8 21 (25.61%) Software Testing
9 18 (21.95%) SDLC
9 18 (21.95%) Test Scripting
10 17 (20.73%) Automated Testing
11 15 (18.29%) Agile Testing
11 15 (18.29%) Non-Functional Testing
11 15 (18.29%) Web Testing
12 14 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (17.07%) Open Source
13 13 (15.85%) Kanban
13 13 (15.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (15.85%) Workflow
13 13 (15.85%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (50.00%) Java
2 19 (23.17%) Perl
3 17 (20.73%) JavaScript
4 16 (19.51%) VB
5 13 (15.85%) SQL
5 13 (15.85%) VBScript
6 9 (10.98%) PHP
7 7 (8.54%) Ruby
8 5 (6.10%) Python
9 4 (4.88%) C#
10 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (31.71%) ISEB
2 15 (18.29%) Degree
3 14 (17.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (13.41%) PMI Certification
5 7 (8.54%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.66%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (75.61%) QA
2 4 (4.88%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.88%) IBM
3 1 (1.22%) Capita
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle
3 1 (1.22%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago