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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 111 110 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 23 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% 1.25% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.65% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 26
Average salary £41,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.95% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £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
1922 1758 1489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 77.69% 75.68% 76.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1359 1215
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,675
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 24 (43.64%) C#
2 17 (30.91%) ISEB
2 17 (30.91%) Selenium
2 17 (30.91%) Manual Testing
3 15 (27.27%) SQL
3 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.45%) QA
4 14 (25.45%) Test Scripting
5 13 (23.64%) Software Testing
5 13 (23.64%) Finance
6 12 (21.82%) Client/Server
6 12 (21.82%) ISTQB
7 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 9 (16.36%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (16.36%) Test Management
8 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
8 9 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (14.55%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (14.55%) XML
9 8 (14.55%) VBScript
9 8 (14.55%) .NET
10 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
11 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
11 6 (10.91%) Project Management
12 5 (9.09%) Telerik
12 5 (9.09%) Scrum
12 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
12 5 (9.09%) System Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Selenium
2 9 (16.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
4 5 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.27%) TestComplete
6 2 (3.64%) Subversion
7 1 (1.82%) JUnit
7 1 (1.82%) NUnit
7 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Analyst
1 18 (32.73%) Test Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Tester
3 8 (14.55%) Database Developer
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Team Leader
4 6 (10.91%) SQL Database Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Test Manager
5 5 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) QA Tester
5 5 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
5 5 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
6 4 (7.27%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) XML
1 8 (14.55%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) Web Services
3 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.64%) iPad
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.27%) Mac OS
2 4 (7.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Manual Testing
2 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) Test Scripting
4 13 (23.64%) Software Testing
5 9 (16.36%) Test Management
5 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
6 7 (12.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
7 6 (10.91%) Project Management
8 5 (9.09%) Scrum
8 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 5 (9.09%) System Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.45%) Refactoring
10 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.64%) User Stories
11 2 (3.64%) Automation Testing
12 1 (1.82%) ITIL
12 1 (1.82%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) C#
2 15 (27.27%) SQL
3 8 (14.55%) VBScript
4 3 (5.45%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) ISEB
2 12 (21.82%) ISTQB
3 9 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.27%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Telerik
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
Reading, Berkshire
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 23 days ago
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