Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Tester
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 230 324
Rank change year-on-year +4 +94 -36
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 30 81 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.48% 0.94% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.98% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25 69 13
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -30.77% +73.33%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,950 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,250 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +13.13% -3.61% +10.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5955 8281 10615
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.65% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4775 6489 8425
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Automation Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester 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 in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Berkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 16 £42,500 -
Newbury -8 11 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 30 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 22 (73.33%) Java
3 20 (66.67%) Selenium
4 18 (60.00%) WebDriver
5 16 (53.33%) JMeter
5 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (50.00%) Linux
7 13 (43.33%) Scrum
8 11 (36.67%) Windows
8 11 (36.67%) BDD
9 10 (33.33%) Performance Testing
9 10 (33.33%) Software Testing
9 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
9 10 (33.33%) QA
9 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (33.33%) OOP
9 10 (33.33%) OO
9 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 10 (33.33%) Docker
10 9 (30.00%) Cucumber
10 9 (30.00%) Degree
11 8 (26.67%) TDD
11 8 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
12 7 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (23.33%) C#
12 7 (23.33%) JIRA
12 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
12 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
13 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
13 6 (20.00%) Computer Science

Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (66.67%) Selenium
2 18 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 16 (53.33%) JMeter
4 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 9 (30.00%) Cucumber
6 7 (23.33%) JIRA
7 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
8 3 (10.00%) Codeception
8 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
9 2 (6.67%) Appium
9 2 (6.67%) GitLab
9 2 (6.67%) Robot Framework
9 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
10 1 (3.33%) Gatling
10 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (13.33%) Digital Economy
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Gherkin
2 3 (10.00%) Behat
3 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
4 3 (10.00%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (43.33%) Scrum
4 11 (36.67%) BDD
5 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (33.33%) OO
5 10 (33.33%) OOP
5 10 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 10 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 8 (26.67%) TDD
7 7 (23.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
8 6 (20.00%) Test Strategy
9 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 5 (16.67%) SDLC
10 4 (13.33%) Issue Tracking
10 4 (13.33%) Open Source
10 4 (13.33%) QA Automation
10 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
10 4 (13.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) Python
3 4 (13.33%) Ruby
3 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (6.67%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 9 (30.00%) Degree
3 8 (26.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (20.00%) ISEB
5 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) HP
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle