The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester 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 Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 133 136 138
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 3 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.29% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.32% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 1
Average salary £65,000 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.33% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Automation Tester
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
2097 2196 2156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.63% 92.54% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1550 1717
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Reading

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Automation Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 8 (66.67%) QA
3 7 (58.33%) Selenium
3 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (41.67%) User Stories
5 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (41.67%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) .NET
5 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (33.33%) HP UFT
6 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (33.33%) Social Media
7 3 (25.00%) Mocha
7 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (25.00%) Build Automation
7 3 (25.00%) Gradle
7 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (25.00%) TestNG
7 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (25.00%) Physics
7 3 (25.00%) FitNesse

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Automation Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 3 (25.00%) Ant
3 3 (25.00%) Maven
3 3 (25.00%) FitNesse
3 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (25.00%) TestNG
3 3 (25.00%) Mocha
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) Gradle
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) Grunt
4 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (16.67%) Robotium
4 2 (16.67%) JBehave
4 2 (16.67%) JMeter
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (33.33%) Social Media
4 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (25.00%) Physics
5 2 (16.67%) Digital Media
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) User Stories
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Build Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) System Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) VBScript
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) XPath
3 2 (16.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center