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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 113 126 92
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -34
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 27 16 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.14% 0.70% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 0.99% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 40
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1746 1613 1697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.48% 70.22% 77.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1184 1249 1436
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 30 July 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 27 (61.36%) C#
2 20 (45.45%) Selenium
3 16 (36.36%) ISEB
4 15 (34.09%) SQL
4 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (31.82%) Software Testing
6 13 (29.55%) QA
6 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
6 13 (29.55%) Manual Testing
6 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
7 12 (27.27%) Client/Server
7 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 11 (25.00%) .NET
9 10 (22.73%) ISTQB
10 9 (20.45%) Finance
11 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
11 8 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
12 7 (15.91%) XML
13 6 (13.64%) Telerik
13 6 (13.64%) VBScript
13 6 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
13 6 (13.64%) Scrum
13 6 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
13 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing
14 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
14 5 (11.36%) Oracle
14 5 (11.36%) SQL Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) Selenium
2 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 6 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (11.36%) TestComplete
5 1 (2.27%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) NUnit
5 1 (2.27%) JUnit
5 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 12 (27.27%) Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Tester
5 7 (15.91%) SQL Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Database Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Team Leader
6 6 (13.64%) SQL Database Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Software Team Leader
6 6 (13.64%) Test Team Leader
7 5 (11.36%) QA Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Software Test Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) QA Test Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) QA Tester
8 3 (6.82%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Software Development Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Development Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) XML
3 5 (11.36%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Software Testing
3 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
3 13 (29.55%) Manual Testing
4 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.64%) Scrum
6 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.36%) System Testing
7 2 (4.55%) User Stories
8 1 (2.27%) Load Testing
8 1 (2.27%) MVC
8 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.27%) Project Management
8 1 (2.27%) BDD
8 1 (2.27%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) C#
2 15 (34.09%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) VBScript
4 1 (2.27%) VB
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) ISEB
2 10 (22.73%) ISTQB
3 8 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Telerik
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
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