The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 159 226
Rank change year-on-year -5 +67  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 20 57 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.61% 1.27% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.31% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 57 6
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £36,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  

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 3105 4346 4938
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.98% 96.53% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2504 3510 3724
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 £25,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +27 17 £50,000 - 2
Windsor - 3 £45,000 -
Automation Tester
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 41 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (75.61%) QA
4 30 (73.17%) Selenium
5 28 (68.29%) Java
6 23 (56.10%) Test Scripting
7 22 (53.66%) SQL
8 21 (51.22%) WebDriver
9 20 (48.78%) Test Strategy
9 20 (48.78%) JMeter
9 20 (48.78%) Finance
10 17 (41.46%) Gatling
10 17 (41.46%) Financial Institution
10 17 (41.46%) Oracle
11 15 (36.59%) JIRA
12 13 (31.71%) QA Automation
13 12 (29.27%) Scrum
14 11 (26.83%) C#
15 10 (24.39%) Degree
15 10 (24.39%) Defect Tracking
16 9 (21.95%) Security Testing
16 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
17 7 (17.07%) Web Testing
18 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
18 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
18 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
18 6 (14.63%) Regression Testing
18 6 (14.63%) Python
19 5 (12.20%) Cucumber
19 5 (12.20%) BDD

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MySQL
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (73.17%) Selenium
2 21 (51.22%) WebDriver
3 20 (48.78%) JMeter
4 17 (41.46%) Gatling
5 15 (36.59%) JIRA
6 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
7 5 (12.20%) Cucumber
8 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
8 4 (9.76%) Subversion
9 2 (4.88%) Artifactory
9 2 (4.88%) Hudson
9 2 (4.88%) JUnit
9 2 (4.88%) Maven
9 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
9 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
9 2 (4.88%) TestNG
10 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 17 (41.46%) Financial Institution
3 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Electronics
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) CSS
2 2 (4.88%) Gherkin
2 2 (4.88%) JSON
2 2 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (4.88%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) XSLT
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) REST
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (56.10%) Test Scripting
4 20 (48.78%) Test Strategy
5 13 (31.71%) QA Automation
6 12 (29.27%) Scrum
7 10 (24.39%) Defect Tracking
8 9 (21.95%) Security Testing
9 7 (17.07%) Web Testing
10 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (14.63%) Regression Testing
10 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
11 5 (12.20%) BDD
12 4 (9.76%) Non-Functional Testing
12 4 (9.76%) TDD
13 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
14 2 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
14 2 (4.88%) Load Testing
14 2 (4.88%) Performance Testing
14 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) Java
2 22 (53.66%) SQL
3 11 (26.83%) C#
4 6 (14.63%) Python
5 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.32%) C++
6 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.88%) Groovy
7 2 (4.88%) Perl
8 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) ISEB
2 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (75.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Oracle
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) HP
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