The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £44,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 167 202 204
Rank change year-on-year +35 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 18 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.54% 0.26% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.28% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 15
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £34,800 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  

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 3163 4668 5083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.07% 94.57% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2572 3813 3770
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer 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 in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Test Automation Engineer in Berkshire

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation Engineer in Berkshire

Test Automation Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Windsor - 8 £45,000 -
Reading - 5 £43,750 - 2
Newbury +6 3 £27,500 -38.88% 2
Slough +23 1 £44,000 -
Test Automation Engineer
South East

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Test Automation Engineer 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 Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (90.91%) Selenium
2 19 (86.36%) Test Automation
3 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (59.09%) C#
4 13 (59.09%) WebDriver
5 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 10 (45.45%) JIRA
6 9 (40.91%) QA
6 9 (40.91%) Marketing
6 9 (40.91%) Scrum
7 8 (36.36%) BDD
7 8 (36.36%) Build Automation
7 8 (36.36%) SDLC
8 7 (31.82%) SpecFlow
8 7 (31.82%) Confluence
8 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (31.82%) Time Management
8 7 (31.82%) TDD
8 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
8 7 (31.82%) Java
8 7 (31.82%) SOA
8 7 (31.82%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (27.27%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (27.27%) SQL
9 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
9 6 (27.27%) Kanban
10 5 (22.73%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 5 (22.73%) SOLID
10 5 (22.73%) Web Development

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (90.91%) Selenium
2 13 (59.09%) WebDriver
3 10 (45.45%) JIRA
4 7 (31.82%) SpecFlow
4 7 (31.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
6 3 (13.64%) JMeter
6 3 (13.64%) TestNG
6 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
7 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 2 (9.09%) Hudson
7 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 2 (9.09%) JUnit
7 2 (9.09%) Mercurial
7 2 (9.09%) MSTest
7 2 (9.09%) Subversion
8 1 (4.55%) Gradle
8 1 (4.55%) LoadUI
8 1 (4.55%) Ranorex
General
1 9 (40.91%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) JSON
2 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (9.09%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) XSLT
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Test Automation
2 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (40.91%) Scrum
5 8 (36.36%) BDD
5 8 (36.36%) Build Automation
5 8 (36.36%) SDLC
6 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Continuous Deployment
6 7 (31.82%) SOA
6 7 (31.82%) TDD
6 7 (31.82%) Time Management
7 6 (27.27%) Kanban
7 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 5 (22.73%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 5 (22.73%) SOLID
8 5 (22.73%) Web Development
9 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) ISEB
3 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Cadence
3 1 (4.55%) HP
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