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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 118 128 137
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 28 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.13% 0.54% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.71% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 4
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £40,300 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £44,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
2009 1826 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.01% 75.24% 68.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1324 1338 1171
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 23 (53.49%) C#
2 22 (51.16%) .NET
3 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.88%) QA
5 12 (27.91%) Selenium
5 12 (27.91%) Software Testing
6 11 (25.58%) SQL
7 10 (23.26%) MySQL
7 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
7 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
7 10 (23.26%) Mobile App
8 9 (20.93%) Automation Testing
8 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
9 8 (18.60%) PHP
9 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
9 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (18.60%) Code Coverage
9 8 (18.60%) Scrum
9 8 (18.60%) PHPUnit
9 8 (18.60%) Symfony
9 8 (18.60%) Web Development
9 8 (18.60%) Alternative PHP Cache
10 7 (16.28%) WCF
10 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (16.28%) Manual Testing
10 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
10 7 (16.28%) Web Services
10 7 (16.28%) OO
11 6 (13.95%) Linux
11 6 (13.95%) Java

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) Apache
1 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) MySQL
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Selenium
2 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
3 8 (18.60%) PHPUnit
3 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
4 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (9.30%) JBehave
5 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
5 4 (9.30%) SpecFlow
6 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.65%) AnthillPro
7 2 (4.65%) Robotium
7 2 (4.65%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.65%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (4.65%) JMeter
7 2 (4.65%) Subversion
7 2 (4.65%) JIRA
8 1 (2.33%) TestComplete
8 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
8 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Advertising
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Tester
1 15 (34.88%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Automation Tester
3 8 (18.60%) PHP Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Lead PHP Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Lead Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Tester
5 5 (11.63%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.30%) QA Tester
6 4 (9.30%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Senior QA Tester
7 3 (6.98%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Senior PHP Developer
8 2 (4.65%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) Symfony
2 8 (18.60%) Alternative PHP Cache
3 7 (16.28%) WCF
3 7 (16.28%) Web Services
4 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.63%) CSS
4 5 (11.63%) HTML
4 5 (11.63%) jQuery
4 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (11.63%) LESS
4 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
4 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (11.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (9.30%) XML
6 3 (6.98%) Gherkin
7 2 (4.65%) REST
7 2 (4.65%) FreeMarker
7 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Social Media
3 3 (6.98%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.65%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.65%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.65%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.65%) Open Source
5 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.65%) VMS
3 2 (4.65%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Software Testing
3 10 (23.26%) E-Commerce
4 9 (20.93%) Automation Testing
5 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (18.60%) Code Coverage
5 8 (18.60%) Web Development
5 8 (18.60%) Scrum
6 7 (16.28%) OO
6 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (16.28%) Manual Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.63%) OOD
8 5 (11.63%) MVC
9 4 (9.30%) Test Management
9 4 (9.30%) BDD
10 3 (6.98%) User Stories
10 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.98%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) C#
2 11 (25.58%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.60%) PHP
5 6 (13.95%) Java
6 5 (11.63%) T-SQL
6 5 (11.63%) Python
7 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
7 4 (9.30%) XPath
7 4 (9.30%) Groovy
7 4 (9.30%) VBScript
8 3 (6.98%) C
8 3 (6.98%) Ruby
9 2 (4.65%) XQuery
9 2 (4.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) ISEB
1 5 (11.63%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Google
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, UK
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago