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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 120 116 97
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 20 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.80% 1.11% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.49% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 34
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £38,800 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £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
1920 1682 1526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 77.02% 74.46% 75.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1317 1283
Average salary £51,500 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.57% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £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 16 September 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 25 (50.00%) C#
2 18 (36.00%) Selenium
3 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.00%) SQL
4 15 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 15 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 15 (30.00%) QA
5 14 (28.00%) ISEB
5 14 (28.00%) Software Testing
6 12 (24.00%) Client/Server
7 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.00%) Finance
7 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
8 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
9 8 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (16.00%) XML
9 8 (16.00%) VBScript
9 8 (16.00%) .NET
9 8 (16.00%) ISTQB
10 6 (12.00%) Telerik
10 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
10 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
11 5 (10.00%) Integration Testing
11 5 (10.00%) System Testing
11 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (10.00%) Scrum
12 4 (8.00%) Computer Science

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (36.00%) Selenium
2 8 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.00%) TestComplete
6 2 (4.00%) Subversion
7 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.00%) JUnit
7 1 (2.00%) NUnit
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Analyst
1 16 (32.00%) Test Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Tester
3 8 (16.00%) SQL Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Database Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Team Leader
5 6 (12.00%) Test Team Leader
5 6 (12.00%) SQL Database Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Software Team Leader
5 6 (12.00%) Software Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) QA Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) QA Tester
7 4 (8.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Development Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Test Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) XML
1 8 (16.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
3 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 15 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 14 (28.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 5 (10.00%) System Testing
6 5 (10.00%) Scrum
7 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.00%) Test Management
8 3 (6.00%) Project Management
8 3 (6.00%) Refactoring
8 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.00%) User Stories
10 1 (2.00%) Automation Testing
10 1 (2.00%) Load Testing
10 1 (2.00%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) C#
2 15 (30.00%) SQL
3 8 (16.00%) VBScript
4 3 (6.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) ISEB
2 8 (16.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Telerik
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
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