The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Test Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 188 235 215
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 8 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 16
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Test Automation Engineer
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
3922 5733 5635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.06% 96.08% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3027 4673 3849
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

Test Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Test Automation Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Test Automation Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Test Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 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 +31 4 £52,500 +31.25%
Slough - 4 £40,000 -
Test Automation Engineer
South East

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Test Automation Engineer 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 Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (94.44%) Selenium
2 14 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 11 (61.11%) Java
4 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) WebDriver
5 9 (50.00%) C#
6 8 (44.44%) Finance
6 8 (44.44%) Scrum
7 6 (33.33%) Cadence
7 6 (33.33%) QA
7 6 (33.33%) Financial Institution
7 6 (33.33%) .NET
7 6 (33.33%) Automation Testing
8 5 (27.78%) BDD
8 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
9 4 (22.22%) SDLC
9 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (16.67%) SDET
10 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
10 3 (16.67%) TDD
10 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 3 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (16.67%) OO
11 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (11.11%) Microsoft

Test Automation Engineer 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 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) Selenium
2 10 (55.56%) WebDriver
3 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.11%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.11%) Zephyr
5 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
5 1 (5.56%) Ranorex
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.56%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.11%) Electronics
4 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Wiki
3 1 (5.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 8 (44.44%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 5 (27.78%) BDD
5 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (22.22%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (16.67%) OO
7 3 (16.67%) TDD
8 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (11.11%) Presales
8 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Service Management
8 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (16.67%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cadence
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) HP