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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 112 131 127
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 30 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.23% 0.43% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.56% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 6
Average salary £49,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.29% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £31,750 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,500 £50,000
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
1992 1790 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.87% 76.46% 70.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1341 1136
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (52.38%) C#
2 21 (50.00%) .NET
2 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (33.33%) QA
4 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 11 (26.19%) Selenium
5 11 (26.19%) SQL
6 10 (23.81%) Mobile App
7 9 (21.43%) Automation Testing
7 9 (21.43%) Scrum
8 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 8 (19.05%) Visual Studio
8 8 (19.05%) Web Services
8 8 (19.05%) Manual Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
9 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 7 (16.67%) MySQL
9 7 (16.67%) ISEB
10 6 (14.29%) Java
10 6 (14.29%) Linux
10 6 (14.29%) OO
10 6 (14.29%) WCF
10 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (11.90%) Test Management
11 5 (11.90%) Test Automation

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (4.76%) Apache
1 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) MySQL
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Selenium
2 8 (19.05%) Visual Studio
3 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (11.90%) SoapUI
5 5 (11.90%) PHPUnit
6 4 (9.52%) JBehave
7 3 (7.14%) JIRA
7 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.76%) AnthillPro
8 2 (4.76%) Subversion
8 2 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (4.76%) JMeter
8 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
8 2 (4.76%) Robotium
8 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
9 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Advertising
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Tester
2 11 (26.19%) Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Automation Tester
4 8 (19.05%) Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Lead Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Tester
5 5 (11.90%) PHP Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Lead PHP Developer
6 4 (9.52%) QA Tester
6 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Test Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Software Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Test Leader
7 3 (7.14%) Senior QA Tester
8 2 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) Web Services
3 6 (14.29%) WCF
4 5 (11.90%) Symfony
4 5 (11.90%) Alternative PHP Cache
5 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (9.52%) LESS
5 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
5 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (9.52%) XML
5 4 (9.52%) jQuery
5 4 (9.52%) HTML
5 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
5 4 (9.52%) CSS
6 3 (7.14%) SOAP
7 2 (4.76%) J2EE
7 2 (4.76%) JDBC
7 2 (4.76%) JSP
7 2 (4.76%) Taglibs
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Social Media
3 3 (7.14%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.76%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.76%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.76%) VMS
4 2 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Android
4 2 (4.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
3 9 (21.43%) Automation Testing
4 8 (19.05%) Manual Testing
4 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 6 (14.29%) OO
6 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.90%) Test Management
7 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.90%) Web Development
7 5 (11.90%) Code Coverage
8 4 (9.52%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) MVC
8 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.52%) OOD
9 3 (7.14%) TDD
9 3 (7.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) C#
2 11 (26.19%) SQL
3 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.29%) Java
5 5 (11.90%) PHP
5 5 (11.90%) Python
6 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 4 (9.52%) XPath
6 4 (9.52%) Groovy
6 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.52%) VBScript
7 3 (7.14%) C
7 3 (7.14%) Ruby
8 2 (4.76%) XQuery
8 2 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) ISEB
1 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.38%) HNC
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Google
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