The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 116 119 92
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -27
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 24 20 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.97% 0.86% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.20% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 40
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £56,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Automated Testing
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1823 1672 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 74.05% 71.70% 76.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1287 1371
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Reading region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Reading

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 28 (57.14%) C#
2 21 (42.86%) Selenium
3 16 (32.65%) ISEB
3 16 (32.65%) SQL
4 15 (30.61%) Software Testing
4 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 14 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 14 (28.57%) QA
6 13 (26.53%) Client/Server
7 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
7 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
8 11 (22.45%) .NET
9 10 (20.41%) ISTQB
10 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
10 9 (18.37%) Finance
11 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
11 8 (16.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (14.29%) XML
12 7 (14.29%) VBScript
13 6 (12.24%) Scrum
13 6 (12.24%) Telerik
13 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (12.24%) Apple iOS
14 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
14 5 (10.20%) System Testing
14 5 (10.20%) TestComplete
14 5 (10.20%) Mac OS

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 12 (24.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (42.86%) Selenium
2 9 (18.37%) Visual Studio
3 7 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (10.20%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.04%) NUnit
6 1 (2.04%) Subversion
6 1 (2.04%) JUnit
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Analyst
1 17 (34.69%) Test Analyst
2 13 (26.53%) Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Tester
3 8 (16.33%) SQL Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Database Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Database Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Software Team Leader
5 6 (12.24%) Test Team Leader
5 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) QA Tester
6 5 (10.20%) QA Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Development Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) .NET
2 7 (14.29%) XML
3 5 (10.20%) Web Services
4 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Apple iOS
2 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (30.61%) Software Testing
2 14 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 14 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
4 6 (12.24%) Scrum
5 5 (10.20%) System Testing
5 5 (10.20%) Integration Testing
5 5 (10.20%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Refactoring
7 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.08%) User Stories
9 1 (2.04%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.04%) MVC
9 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.04%) ITIL
9 1 (2.04%) Project Management
9 1 (2.04%) Load Testing
9 1 (2.04%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) C#
2 16 (32.65%) SQL
3 7 (14.29%) VBScript
4 3 (6.12%) Java
5 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) ISEB
2 10 (20.41%) ISTQB
3 8 (16.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (8.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Telerik
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
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