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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 176 223 190
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 6 7 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.13% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 23
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £43,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
3426 5079 5206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.48% 95.67% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2708 4124 3749
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 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 +36 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Newbury +8 2 £33,750 -25.00% 1
Windsor - 1 - -
Test Automation Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (95.00%) Selenium
2 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 11 (55.00%) C#
4 11 (55.00%) Java
5 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 9 (45.00%) Scrum
7 8 (40.00%) Finance
8 6 (30.00%) Financial Institution
8 6 (30.00%) Cadence
8 6 (30.00%) .NET
8 6 (30.00%) QA
8 6 (30.00%) Automation Testing
9 5 (25.00%) BDD
9 5 (25.00%) SDLC
10 4 (20.00%) TDD
10 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
10 4 (20.00%) Degree
10 4 (20.00%) ISEB
10 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
10 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (15.00%) SDET
11 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
11 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server

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 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) Selenium
2 10 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
5 2 (10.00%) JIRA
5 2 (10.00%) Ranorex
5 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (10.00%) TestNG
6 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.00%) Gradle
6 1 (5.00%) Hudson
6 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.00%) JMeter
6 1 (5.00%) Maven
6 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
6 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.00%) TestComplete
6 1 (5.00%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Financial Institution
3 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (15.00%) Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Electronics
5 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) RIA
3 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (45.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) Automation Testing
5 5 (25.00%) BDD
5 5 (25.00%) SDLC
6 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (15.00%) OO
8 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
2 3 (15.00%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Cadence
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
Newbury, Berkshire
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