The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 127 132 118
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 0.33% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.49% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 16
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £33,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1825 1441 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.12% 67.49% 72.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1103 1472
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automated Testing
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (47.06%) C#
3 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (38.24%) .NET
5 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 11 (32.35%) Finance
6 11 (32.35%) Visual Studio
6 11 (32.35%) Software Testing
7 9 (26.47%) ISEB
7 9 (26.47%) Telerik
7 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
7 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
8 8 (23.53%) Selenium
9 7 (20.59%) Legal
9 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
9 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (20.59%) Information Management
9 7 (20.59%) QA
9 7 (20.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
10 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
11 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
11 3 (8.82%) SQL
11 3 (8.82%) HTML
11 3 (8.82%) Windows
12 2 (5.88%) Linux
12 2 (5.88%) Java
12 2 (5.88%) PHP
12 2 (5.88%) Client/Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
1 7 (20.59%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.94%) Redis
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Visual Studio
2 8 (23.53%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) TestComplete
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) QARun
4 1 (2.94%) WinRunner
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
1 12 (35.29%) Team Leader
2 11 (32.35%) Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Test Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Software Team Leader
4 8 (23.53%) Test Team Leader
5 7 (20.59%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Lead Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Tester
8 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) QA Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Senior SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) Resque
3 1 (2.94%) PostGIS
3 1 (2.94%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (2.94%) jQuery
3 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.94%) Dojo
3 1 (2.94%) Java SE
3 1 (2.94%) SVG
3 1 (2.94%) Swing
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
2 1 (2.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Software Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
3 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (20.59%) Information Management
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) Test Management
6 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.88%) User Stories
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Testing
6 2 (5.88%) BDD
7 1 (2.94%) Android Development
7 1 (2.94%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.94%) V-Model
7 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) C#
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 2 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) Scala
5 1 (2.94%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) ISEB
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) Telerik
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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