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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 126 108 128
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 15 32 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.66% 1.31% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.70% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 7
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
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
1851 1886 1606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 82.01% 77.01% 71.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1343 1310 1273
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (48.94%) C#
2 21 (44.68%) .NET
3 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (38.30%) QA
5 15 (31.91%) Code Coverage
5 15 (31.91%) MySQL
5 15 (31.91%) PHP
5 15 (31.91%) E-Commerce
5 15 (31.91%) Symfony
5 15 (31.91%) Web Development
5 15 (31.91%) Git (software)
5 15 (31.91%) PHPUnit
5 15 (31.91%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 13 (27.66%) Selenium
7 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
8 9 (19.15%) SQL
8 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
8 9 (19.15%) Mobile App
8 9 (19.15%) Automation Testing
9 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
9 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (14.89%) SpecFlow
11 6 (12.77%) Scrum
11 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
11 6 (12.77%) OO
11 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
11 6 (12.77%) Gherkin
11 6 (12.77%) Cucumber
11 6 (12.77%) BDD

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) MySQL
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Git (software)
1 15 (31.91%) PHPUnit
2 13 (27.66%) Selenium
3 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
4 7 (14.89%) SpecFlow
5 6 (12.77%) Cucumber
6 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.26%) Robotium
7 2 (4.26%) HP UFT
7 2 (4.26%) JMeter
7 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.26%) JBehave
7 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.13%) LabVIEW
8 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.13%) eggPlant
8 1 (2.13%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (2.13%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Developer
2 16 (34.04%) Tester
3 15 (31.91%) PHP Developer
4 10 (21.28%) Automation Tester
5 8 (17.02%) Lead PHP Developer
5 8 (17.02%) Lead Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Senior Tester
7 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Senior QA Tester
7 6 (12.77%) Senior PHP Developer
7 6 (12.77%) QA Tester
8 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
10 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) Test Manager
10 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
10 2 (4.26%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) .NET
2 15 (31.91%) Symfony
2 15 (31.91%) Alternative PHP Cache
3 6 (12.77%) WCF
3 6 (12.77%) Gherkin
4 5 (10.64%) LESS
4 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
4 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (10.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (10.64%) HTML
4 5 (10.64%) jQuery
4 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
4 5 (10.64%) CSS
4 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (8.51%) Web Services
6 2 (4.26%) XML
6 2 (4.26%) SOAP
7 1 (2.13%) .NET Remoting
7 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Social Media
3 3 (6.38%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.26%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) E-Commerce
2 15 (31.91%) Code Coverage
2 15 (31.91%) Web Development
3 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
4 9 (19.15%) Automation Testing
5 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.77%) Manual Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Test Management
7 6 (12.77%) BDD
7 6 (12.77%) Scrum
7 6 (12.77%) OO
8 5 (10.64%) OOD
8 5 (10.64%) MVC
8 5 (10.64%) Performance Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (6.38%) User Stories
9 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) C#
2 15 (31.91%) PHP
3 9 (19.15%) SQL
4 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.51%) Python
7 3 (6.38%) Java
8 2 (4.26%) C
8 2 (4.26%) VBScript
8 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.26%) XPath
8 2 (4.26%) Groovy
9 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) ISEB
1 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.13%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (38.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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