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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation Engineer
Rank - 220 223
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.053% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.057% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
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
4735 5236 4992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.14% 92.69% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3553 3803 3970
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (90.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (90.00%) Test Planning
2 18 (90.00%) SDLC
2 18 (90.00%) Waterfall
2 18 (90.00%) Subversion
2 18 (90.00%) Maven
2 18 (90.00%) Java
2 18 (90.00%) Perl
2 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 18 (90.00%) T-SQL
2 18 (90.00%) UNIX
2 18 (90.00%) Shell Script
3 17 (85.00%) Swing
3 17 (85.00%) Validation
3 17 (85.00%) Struts
3 17 (85.00%) TDD
3 17 (85.00%) SWT
3 17 (85.00%) Degree
4 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) Windows
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (10.00%) Software Testing

Test Automation Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (90.00%) Git (software)
1 18 (90.00%) Subversion
1 18 (90.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) Swing
1 17 (85.00%) Struts
1 17 (85.00%) SWT
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (90.00%) Test Planning
2 18 (90.00%) SDLC
2 18 (90.00%) Waterfall
3 17 (85.00%) Validation
3 17 (85.00%) TDD
4 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Java
1 18 (90.00%) Perl
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
1 18 (90.00%) T-SQL
1 18 (90.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft