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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 129 115 122
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 10 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% 0.97% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.25% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 17
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,150 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,250 £58,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
1798 1914 1680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.43% 77.05% 74.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1327 1305
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (44.44%) Web Development
1 16 (44.44%) PHP
1 16 (44.44%) MySQL
1 16 (44.44%) E-Commerce
1 16 (44.44%) Code Coverage
1 16 (44.44%) Selenium
1 16 (44.44%) Symfony
1 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 16 (44.44%) PHPUnit
1 16 (44.44%) Alternative PHP Cache
2 14 (38.89%) QA
2 14 (38.89%) C#
3 13 (36.11%) .NET
4 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 8 (22.22%) SpecFlow
6 7 (19.44%) Test Management
6 7 (19.44%) Scrum
6 7 (19.44%) SQL
7 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 6 (16.67%) BDD
7 6 (16.67%) Gherkin
8 5 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (13.89%) SoapUI
8 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) MySQL
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Selenium
1 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 16 (44.44%) PHPUnit
2 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (22.22%) SpecFlow
4 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 5 (13.89%) SoapUI
6 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (8.33%) HP UFT
6 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
7 2 (5.56%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (5.56%) Robotium
7 2 (5.56%) JMeter
7 2 (5.56%) TestComplete
7 2 (5.56%) JBehave
8 1 (2.78%) eggPlant
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) PHP Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Tester
4 8 (22.22%) Lead Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Lead PHP Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Senior Tester
6 6 (16.67%) QA Tester
6 6 (16.67%) Senior QA Tester
6 6 (16.67%) Senior PHP Developer
6 6 (16.67%) Senior Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 3 (8.33%) QA Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Automation Tester
9 2 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Test Leader
9 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) Symfony
1 16 (44.44%) Alternative PHP Cache
2 13 (36.11%) .NET
3 6 (16.67%) Gherkin
4 4 (11.11%) Web Services
5 3 (8.33%) HTML
5 3 (8.33%) WCF
5 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.33%) CSS
5 3 (8.33%) LESS
5 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (8.33%) jQuery
5 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.56%) SOAP
6 2 (5.56%) XML
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.56%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) E-Commerce
1 16 (44.44%) Code Coverage
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (44.44%) Web Development
2 7 (19.44%) Test Management
2 7 (19.44%) Scrum
3 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 6 (16.67%) BDD
4 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
4 5 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.33%) MVC
6 3 (8.33%) OOD
6 3 (8.33%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) PHP
2 14 (38.89%) C#
3 7 (19.44%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.89%) Java
6 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.33%) Python
8 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.56%) XPath
8 2 (5.56%) Groovy
8 2 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) ISEB
1 5 (13.89%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
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