The median annual salary for a Automation Tester was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 191 206
Rank change year-on-year +33 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 22 30 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.65% 0.60% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.63% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 24
Median salary £42,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £37,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +19.71% -11.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3205 4758 5225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.05% 94.80% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2589 3888 3873
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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 +50 16 £38,250 -23.50%
Newbury - 3 £27,500 -
Windsor - 2 £45,000 - 1
Automation Tester
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 25 (78.13%) QA
2 22 (68.75%) Selenium
2 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (56.25%) Java
4 15 (46.88%) Test Scripting
5 14 (43.75%) Automated Testing
5 14 (43.75%) Finance
6 13 (40.63%) SQL
6 13 (40.63%) Test Strategy
6 13 (40.63%) WebDriver
7 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
7 12 (37.50%) JMeter
8 11 (34.38%) Automation Testing
9 10 (31.25%) Security Testing
9 10 (31.25%) Degree
9 10 (31.25%) Financial Institution
9 10 (31.25%) Oracle
9 10 (31.25%) Gatling
10 7 (21.88%) QA Automation
10 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
11 6 (18.75%) JIRA
12 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (15.63%) Python
12 5 (15.63%) C#
12 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
12 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
13 4 (12.50%) Scrum
13 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
13 4 (12.50%) BDD
13 4 (12.50%) TestNG

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:

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (68.75%) Selenium
2 13 (40.63%) WebDriver
3 12 (37.50%) JMeter
4 10 (31.25%) Gatling
5 6 (18.75%) JIRA
6 4 (12.50%) TestNG
7 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
7 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
7 3 (9.38%) JUnit
7 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
7 3 (9.38%) Subversion
8 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
8 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
8 2 (6.25%) Hudson
8 2 (6.25%) Maven
8 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
8 2 (6.25%) NUnit
9 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Financial Institution
3 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Electronics
4 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) JSON
2 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) XSLT
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) PMI
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Test Scripting
3 14 (43.75%) Automated Testing
4 13 (40.63%) Test Strategy
5 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 11 (34.38%) Automation Testing
7 10 (31.25%) Security Testing
8 7 (21.88%) QA Automation
9 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
10 4 (12.50%) BDD
10 4 (12.50%) Scrum
11 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
11 3 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
11 3 (9.38%) TDD
11 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Web Testing
12 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) C#
3 5 (15.63%) Python
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.25%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) Groovy
6 2 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.38%) ISEB
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (78.13%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
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