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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 90 131 134
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 15 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.10% 0.46% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.53% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 14
Median salary £51,500 £63,750 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.21% +45.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £47,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £67,500 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
1150 1890 1977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.62% 86.30% 84.38%
Number of salaries quoted 829 1490 1293
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
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 21 January 2017.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Selenium
2 14 (63.64%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) QA
4 10 (45.45%) Linux
5 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 9 (40.91%) JIRA
5 9 (40.91%) Finance
5 9 (40.91%) Automation Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Big Data
6 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
7 7 (31.82%) Python
7 7 (31.82%) HTTP
7 7 (31.82%) HTML
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle
7 7 (31.82%) Bugzilla
7 7 (31.82%) Financial Institution
7 7 (31.82%) JMeter
7 7 (31.82%) Subversion
7 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (31.82%) Hadoop
7 7 (31.82%) Security Testing
7 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
7 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
7 7 (31.82%) Open Source
7 7 (31.82%) High Availability

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 6 (27.27%) Apache
1 6 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (27.27%) nginx
1 6 (27.27%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (27.27%) IaaS
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (27.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) HTTP
2 6 (27.27%) IPv4
3 1 (4.55%) ICMP
3 1 (4.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Big Data
2 7 (31.82%) Hadoop
3 6 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
3 6 (27.27%) Redis
3 6 (27.27%) Riak
4 2 (9.09%) InfluxDB
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Selenium
2 9 (40.91%) JIRA
3 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 7 (31.82%) Bugzilla
4 7 (31.82%) Gatling
4 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
4 7 (31.82%) JMeter
4 7 (31.82%) Subversion
4 7 (31.82%) Trac
4 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.55%) Gradle
5 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.55%) Maven
5 1 (4.55%) Ranorex
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Tester
3 7 (31.82%) Open Source Developer
3 7 (31.82%) QA Automation Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) QA Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) QA Tester
4 6 (27.27%) Automation Tester
4 6 (27.27%) Big Data Developer
4 6 (27.27%) QA Automation Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate Software Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Head of Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Junior
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.55%) QA Leader
6 1 (4.55%) QA Manual Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 6 (27.27%) JSON
2 6 (27.27%) Kafka
2 6 (27.27%) REST
2 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (27.27%) WebSockets
2 6 (27.27%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.55%) EDI
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Fintech
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Debian
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Automation Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 7 (31.82%) High Availability
4 7 (31.82%) Open Source
4 7 (31.82%) Open Source Development
4 7 (31.82%) Security Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Test Strategy
4 7 (31.82%) User Stories
5 6 (27.27%) Defensive Programming
5 6 (27.27%) Logistics
5 6 (27.27%) Memory Management
5 6 (27.27%) SOA
5 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) BDD
7 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
8 2 (9.09%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Java
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
3 7 (31.82%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 6 (27.27%) Docker
1 6 (27.27%) HDFS
1 6 (27.27%) KVM
1 6 (27.27%) VirtualBox
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Ambari
1 6 (27.27%) Hadoop YARN
1 6 (27.27%) Kibana
2 2 (9.09%) Grafana
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft