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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 119 125 125
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 22 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.94% 0.49% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.63% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 13
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £60,000 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
1897 1757 1474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.65% 78.47% 73.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1308 1333 1208
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 3 March 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 17 (45.95%) C#
2 16 (43.24%) .NET
3 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
4 11 (29.73%) QA
5 9 (24.32%) ISEB
5 9 (24.32%) ISTQB
5 9 (24.32%) Test Management
5 9 (24.32%) Manual Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Mobile App
5 9 (24.32%) Automation Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (18.92%) Project Management
7 7 (18.92%) Risk Management
7 7 (18.92%) Finance
7 7 (18.92%) Scrum
7 7 (18.92%) SQL
8 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
8 5 (13.51%) Web Services
8 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.51%) Selenium
8 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (10.81%) WCF
9 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (10.81%) Social Media
9 4 (10.81%) Windows
9 4 (10.81%) Linux
9 4 (10.81%) OO
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) Apache
1 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) MarkLogic
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
1 5 (13.51%) Selenium
2 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.11%) Subversion
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
4 2 (5.41%) AnthillPro
4 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (5.41%) Artifactory
4 2 (5.41%) JBehave
4 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.70%) Calabash
5 1 (2.70%) LabVIEW
5 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Tester
2 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Test Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Automation Tester
4 7 (18.92%) Test Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) QA Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) Web Services
3 4 (10.81%) WCF
4 3 (8.11%) XML
5 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.41%) Spring
5 2 (5.41%) Ajax
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Remoting
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.41%) J2EE
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) JDBC
5 2 (5.41%) JSP
5 2 (5.41%) FreeMarker
5 2 (5.41%) jQuery
5 2 (5.41%) Taglibs
5 2 (5.41%) RESTful
5 2 (5.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.81%) Social Media
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Device Driver
4 2 (5.41%) Smart Meter
4 2 (5.41%) Open Source
5 1 (2.70%) iPad
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) VMS
2 2 (5.41%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
3 9 (24.32%) Test Management
3 9 (24.32%) Automation Testing
3 9 (24.32%) Manual Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (18.92%) Project Management
5 7 (18.92%) Risk Management
5 7 (18.92%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.81%) OO
8 3 (8.11%) TDD
8 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.41%) Website Architecture
9 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) C#
2 7 (18.92%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) Ruby
4 3 (8.11%) C
4 3 (8.11%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) VBScript
4 3 (8.11%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) XQuery
5 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.41%) C++
5 2 (5.41%) XPath
5 2 (5.41%) Groovy
5 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) ISEB
1 9 (24.32%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.41%) VCP4
4 1 (2.70%) HNC
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Google
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum +bonus, healthcare, Pension, mobile
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, United Kingdom
Yell
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 26 days ago