The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Test Analyst
Rank 139 127 126
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 4 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 4
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £39,125
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -6.70%
Automation Test Analyst
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2290 2137 1887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.20% 92.79% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1692 1575
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Automation Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst across the Reading region.

Automation Test Analyst Salary Trend in Reading

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Automation Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Automation Test Analyst in their job title 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 with Automation Test Analyst in their job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) iPad
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) eggPlant

Automation Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Automation Test Analyst in their job title 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 with Automation Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (12.50%) eggPlant
4 1 (12.50%) Xcode
4 1 (12.50%) NUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft