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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 115 133 124
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 19 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.04% 0.45% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.53% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 23
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1600 1875 2044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 87.77% 84.80% 81.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1183 1398 1410
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 31 (65.96%) SQL
2 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
3 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (46.81%) C#
4 22 (46.81%) Java
5 21 (44.68%) HTML
6 19 (40.43%) Degree
7 18 (38.30%) Subversion
8 16 (34.04%) QA
8 16 (34.04%) Selenium
8 16 (34.04%) Linux
8 16 (34.04%) SOA
9 14 (29.79%) .NET
9 14 (29.79%) JIRA
9 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
9 14 (29.79%) High Availability
9 14 (29.79%) Big Data
10 13 (27.66%) Memory Management
10 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
10 13 (27.66%) CSS
10 13 (27.66%) Python
10 13 (27.66%) HTTP
10 13 (27.66%) Bugzilla
11 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
11 12 (25.53%) Test Automation
11 12 (25.53%) Hadoop
11 12 (25.53%) Open Source
11 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
11 12 (25.53%) User Stories
11 12 (25.53%) Trac

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (21.28%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (19.15%) Apache
2 9 (19.15%) nginx
2 9 (19.15%) OpenStack
3 5 (10.64%) IIS
4 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Office
2 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.51%) InfoPath
4 3 (6.38%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (19.15%) IaaS
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (19.15%) PaaS
2 5 (10.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) HTTP
2 9 (19.15%) IPv4
3 3 (6.38%) Internet
3 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) Big Data
2 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
3 12 (25.53%) Hadoop
4 11 (23.40%) MongoDB
5 10 (21.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (21.28%) Redis
5 10 (21.28%) Riak
6 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
7 5 (10.64%) GIS
8 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Subversion
2 16 (34.04%) Selenium
3 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
3 14 (29.79%) JIRA
4 13 (27.66%) Bugzilla
5 12 (25.53%) Trac
6 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
7 7 (14.89%) WebDriver
8 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (8.51%) HP UFT
9 4 (8.51%) Ranorex
9 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
9 4 (8.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
11 2 (4.26%) eggPlant
11 2 (4.26%) JBehave
11 2 (4.26%) Rational Functional Tester
11 2 (4.26%) RSpec
12 1 (2.13%) MSTest
12 1 (2.13%) Selenium IDE
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Italian Language
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Games
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Tester
3 8 (17.02%) Software Tester
4 7 (14.89%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Consultant
4 7 (14.89%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) Junior
6 5 (10.64%) Hadoop Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Junior Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Junior Technical Consultant
6 5 (10.64%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Automation Tester
7 4 (8.51%) Big Data Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Manual Tester
7 4 (8.51%) Open Source Developer
7 4 (8.51%) QA Tester
7 4 (8.51%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Programmer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) HTML
2 14 (29.79%) .NET
3 13 (27.66%) CSS
4 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
5 11 (23.40%) JSON
5 11 (23.40%) XML
6 10 (21.28%) Kafka
7 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
7 9 (19.15%) REST
7 9 (19.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (19.15%) WebSockets
8 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
9 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (14.89%) jQuery
9 7 (14.89%) WCF
9 7 (14.89%) Web Services
10 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (12.77%) HTML5
11 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (8.51%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
1 9 (19.15%) PKI
2 6 (12.77%) N-Tier
3 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.51%) Algorithms
4 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
4 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
6 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.26%) Fintech
7 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) SOA
3 14 (29.79%) High Availability
4 13 (27.66%) Memory Management
5 12 (25.53%) Open Source
5 12 (25.53%) Test Automation
5 12 (25.53%) User Stories
6 11 (23.40%) Logistics
7 10 (21.28%) Software Testing
8 9 (19.15%) Defensive Programming
9 8 (17.02%) Manual Testing
10 7 (14.89%) Automation Testing
10 7 (14.89%) MVC
10 7 (14.89%) Software Architecture
10 7 (14.89%) TDD
10 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
11 6 (12.77%) Functional Testing
11 6 (12.77%) OOP
12 5 (10.64%) CAD
12 5 (10.64%) OO
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) SQL
2 28 (59.57%) JavaScript
3 22 (46.81%) C#
3 22 (46.81%) Java
4 13 (27.66%) Python
5 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell
6 8 (17.02%) VB.NET
7 5 (10.64%) C++
7 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
7 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Degree
2 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) HDFS
2 9 (19.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 9 (19.15%) Docker
2 9 (19.15%) KVM
2 9 (19.15%) VirtualBox
2 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Ambari
1 10 (21.28%) Hadoop YARN
2 9 (19.15%) Kibana
3 5 (10.64%) Ansible
3 5 (10.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) Oracle
3 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
3 9 (19.15%) VMware
4 5 (10.64%) Google
4 5 (10.64%) SaltStack
5 4 (8.51%) DevExpress
5 4 (8.51%) Telerik
6 3 (6.38%) HP
7 2 (4.26%) IBM
8 1 (2.13%) Capita