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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 133 126 128
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 10 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.47% 0.75% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.89% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 12
Average salary £66,250 £45,000 £52,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.22% -13.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £41,400 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
1791 2029 1837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 85.04% 84.26% 81.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1412 1365 1374
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Scrum
3 11 (39.29%) Selenium
4 9 (32.14%) C#
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
5 8 (28.57%) ISEB
5 8 (28.57%) TestComplete
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle
6 7 (25.00%) .NET
6 7 (25.00%) Java
6 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (21.43%) SQL
7 6 (21.43%) Client/Server
7 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
7 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
8 5 (17.86%) Web Development
8 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
8 5 (17.86%) Test Management
8 5 (17.86%) QA
8 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
8 5 (17.86%) TDD
8 5 (17.86%) SOA
8 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
8 5 (17.86%) HTML
8 5 (17.86%) CSS
9 4 (14.29%) J2EE
9 4 (14.29%) Automotive
9 4 (14.29%) Data Protection

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) Node.js
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Selenium
2 8 (28.57%) TestComplete
3 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
4 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
6 3 (10.71%) PHPUnit
6 3 (10.71%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
7 2 (7.14%) eggPlant
8 1 (3.57%) FitNesse
8 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (14.29%) Automotive
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
1 8 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Tester
5 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
2 5 (17.86%) CSS
2 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 4 (14.29%) J2EE
4 3 (10.71%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (10.71%) Symfony
5 2 (7.14%) Ajax
5 2 (7.14%) RESTful
5 2 (7.14%) Web Services
5 2 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) jQuery
6 1 (3.57%) JSON
6 1 (3.57%) SOAP
6 1 (3.57%) Spring
6 1 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) Digital Media
3 3 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.14%) EPoS
4 2 (7.14%) User Experience
5 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.14%) Mac OS
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Scrum
3 6 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
4 5 (17.86%) SOA
4 5 (17.86%) TDD
4 5 (17.86%) Test Management
4 5 (17.86%) Web Development
5 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.71%) Change Control
6 3 (10.71%) Code Coverage
6 3 (10.71%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) Kanban
6 3 (10.71%) MVC
6 3 (10.71%) OO
6 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) C#
2 7 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) PHP
6 2 (7.14%) C
6 2 (7.14%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) Scala
7 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ISEB
2 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Capita
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
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