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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 132 122 122
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.47% 1.05% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.34% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 12
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,750 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2028 1947 1523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 79.40% 78.26% 74.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1271 1474 1274
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 December 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) ISEB
2 12 (34.29%) ISTQB
3 11 (31.43%) SQL
4 10 (28.57%) C#
4 10 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 9 (25.71%) Selenium
5 9 (25.71%) Test Management
6 8 (22.86%) Finance
7 7 (20.00%) .NET
7 7 (20.00%) Scrum
7 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (17.14%) Java
8 6 (17.14%) VBScript
8 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
8 6 (17.14%) Web Services
8 6 (17.14%) Client/Server
8 6 (17.14%) Project Management
8 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
8 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
8 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (14.29%) Oracle
9 5 (14.29%) XML
9 5 (14.29%) Windows
9 5 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (14.29%) QA
10 4 (11.43%) SQL Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) Apache
1 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Selenium
2 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (8.57%) Subversion
4 3 (8.57%) JIRA
4 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.71%) Artifactory
5 2 (5.71%) JBehave
5 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.71%) TestComplete
5 2 (5.71%) AnthillPro
5 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.86%) NUnit
6 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.86%) Calabash
6 1 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
1 15 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Test Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Tester
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Test Leader
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Database Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) QA Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Automated Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) Web Services
3 5 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.71%) Spring
4 2 (5.71%) Ajax
4 2 (5.71%) J2EE
4 2 (5.71%) JDBC
4 2 (5.71%) JSP
4 2 (5.71%) FreeMarker
4 2 (5.71%) Taglibs
4 2 (5.71%) RESTful
5 1 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.86%) REST
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Remoting
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.71%) Open Source
4 1 (2.86%) iPad
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Mac OS
2 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.71%) VMS
4 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 9 (25.71%) Test Management
4 7 (20.00%) Scrum
4 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
5 6 (17.14%) Project Management
5 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
5 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
6 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.57%) Refactoring
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.71%) TDD
9 2 (5.71%) Website Architecture
9 2 (5.71%) User Stories
9 2 (5.71%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) C#
3 6 (17.14%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) VBScript
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) Ruby
5 2 (5.71%) XPath
5 2 (5.71%) Groovy
5 2 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) XQuery
5 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) ISEB
1 12 (34.29%) ISTQB
2 7 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.86%) Google