Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £45,000 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 Test Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 291 313
Rank change year-on-year +60 +22 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 25 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.40% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.24% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 24
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £61,375
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -8.05% +10.13%

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%

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 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 +49 18 £52,500 - 1
Newbury -10 6 £45,000 +28.57%
Test Automation Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 25 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 24 (96.00%) Selenium
3 21 (84.00%) WebDriver
4 19 (76.00%) Java
5 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (60.00%) C#
6 15 (60.00%) BDD
7 14 (56.00%) Cucumber
8 11 (44.00%) ISTQB
9 10 (40.00%) Degree
10 8 (32.00%) .NET
11 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
11 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
11 6 (24.00%) Gherkin
12 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
12 4 (16.00%) Android
12 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
12 4 (16.00%) QA
12 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
12 4 (16.00%) OO
12 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
12 4 (16.00%) SQL
12 4 (16.00%) JMeter
12 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
12 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
13 3 (12.00%) Windows Phone
13 3 (12.00%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
13 3 (12.00%) ATDD

Test Automation Engineer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 24 (96.00%) Selenium
2 21 (84.00%) WebDriver
3 14 (56.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (16.00%) JMeter
6 3 (12.00%) Appium
6 3 (12.00%) Capybara
6 3 (12.00%) Jasmine
6 3 (12.00%) JIRA
6 3 (12.00%) JUnit
6 3 (12.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (12.00%) Protractor
6 3 (12.00%) RSpec
6 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (12.00%) WATIR
7 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
7 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
8 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Electronics
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) Gherkin
3 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (12.00%) Apache Flex
4 3 (12.00%) GWT
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
5 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Android
2 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (60.00%) BDD
4 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (16.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Testing
5 3 (12.00%) ATDD
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Open Source
5 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) User Stories
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (40.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (12.00%) ISEB
3 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Fortify
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (12.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) HP