The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Automation Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Test Engineer
Rank 226 190 224
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 8 35 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.63% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.66% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 1
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average 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
4890 5327 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.88% 95.93% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3997 3957 3809
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +24 6 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Slough - 1 £44,000 -
Test Automation Engineer
South East

Test Automation Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Test Automation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Automation Engineer in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Selenium
2 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (88.00%) Java
3 19 (76.00%) Test Automation
4 17 (68.00%) QA
5 13 (52.00%) Test Scripting
6 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (44.00%) Finance
7 11 (44.00%) Scrum
7 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (44.00%) XML
7 11 (44.00%) Linux
7 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
8 10 (40.00%) WebDriver
9 9 (36.00%) MySQL
9 9 (36.00%) Regression Testing
9 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (36.00%) JSON
10 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
10 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
10 8 (32.00%) C#
11 7 (28.00%) HTML
11 7 (28.00%) SOAP
11 7 (28.00%) Web Services
11 7 (28.00%) RESTful
12 6 (24.00%) Mobile App
13 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
13 5 (20.00%) Web Testing
13 5 (20.00%) Objective-C
13 5 (20.00%) LAMP

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Test Automation Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Automation Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (100.00%) Selenium
2 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (20.00%) Hudson
5 4 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (16.00%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (12.00%) HP UFT
6 3 (12.00%) JIRA
6 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (8.00%) Ant
7 2 (8.00%) JUnit
7 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
7 2 (8.00%) TestNG
8 1 (4.00%) JMeter
8 1 (4.00%) Ranorex
8 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
8 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (16.00%) Electronics
3 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (16.00%) Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) XML
2 9 (36.00%) JSON
3 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) RESTful
3 7 (28.00%) SOAP
3 7 (28.00%) Web Services
4 5 (20.00%) .NET
4 5 (20.00%) LAMP
5 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (16.00%) React
6 2 (8.00%) J2EE
6 2 (8.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (12.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Android
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (76.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (52.00%) Test Scripting
4 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (44.00%) Scrum
6 9 (36.00%) Regression Testing
6 9 (36.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Web Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (16.00%) Presales
9 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
9 4 (16.00%) Test Management
10 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
10 3 (12.00%) BDD
10 3 (12.00%) Build Automation
10 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) C#
4 5 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 5 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (68.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
1 4 (16.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
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