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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 137 131 135
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 0.042% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.045% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
2220 2223 1987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.65% 93.32% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1665 1618
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,955 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Reading region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 20 (83.33%) Automation Testing
2 19 (79.17%) QA
3 15 (62.50%) Selenium
4 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
6 10 (41.67%) HTML
6 10 (41.67%) CSS
6 10 (41.67%) jQuery
6 10 (41.67%) Degree
6 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
6 10 (41.67%) System Testing
6 10 (41.67%) Waterfall
6 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (37.50%) Mobile App
7 9 (37.50%) .NET
7 9 (37.50%) C#
8 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
9 5 (20.83%) Java
9 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
10 4 (16.67%) Social Media
11 3 (12.50%) User Experience
11 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
11 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
11 3 (12.50%) Retail
12 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
12 2 (8.33%) Marketing

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 15 (62.50%) Selenium
2 12 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.33%) Robotium
4 2 (8.33%) JMeter
4 2 (8.33%) JBehave
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
1 10 (41.67%) CSS
1 10 (41.67%) jQuery
2 9 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
1 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 4 (16.67%) Social Media
4 3 (12.50%) User Experience
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
5 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Automation Testing
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
3 10 (41.67%) System Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Waterfall
4 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) User Stories
8 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.17%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) VBScript
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.33%) XPath
4 2 (8.33%) Groovy
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (79.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
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