The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 105 140 138
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 32 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.77% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 0.28% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 10
Median salary £42,500 £65,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +56.62%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
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
1753 2131 2363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.69% 96.25% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1625 1663
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

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 25 August 2016.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (58.14%) Automation Testing
3 23 (53.49%) QA
3 23 (53.49%) Selenium
4 17 (39.53%) Cucumber
4 17 (39.53%) BDD
4 17 (39.53%) Scrum
5 16 (37.21%) Java
5 16 (37.21%) Gherkin
6 15 (34.88%) Functional Testing
6 15 (34.88%) TDD
7 14 (32.56%) WebDriver
8 12 (27.91%) Data Loss Prevention
8 12 (27.91%) Mockito
8 12 (27.91%) Test Strategy
8 12 (27.91%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (27.91%) QA Automation
8 12 (27.91%) Ruby
8 12 (27.91%) JUnit
8 12 (27.91%) OOP
8 12 (27.91%) OO
8 12 (27.91%) Eclipse
8 12 (27.91%) SMTP
9 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
10 8 (18.60%) Degree
10 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
10 8 (18.60%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 6 (13.95%) Performance Testing
12 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration

Automation Tester Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) SMTP
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
Development Applications
1 23 (53.49%) Selenium
2 17 (39.53%) Cucumber
3 14 (32.56%) WebDriver
4 12 (27.91%) Eclipse
4 12 (27.91%) JUnit
4 12 (27.91%) Mockito
5 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
6 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
6 4 (9.30%) JIRA
6 4 (9.30%) JMeter
6 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.98%) HP UFT
7 3 (6.98%) SpecFlow
8 2 (4.65%) LoadRunner
8 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.33%) Appium
9 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) Gherkin
2 5 (11.63%) SOAP
3 4 (9.30%) HTML
3 4 (9.30%) Web Services
4 2 (4.65%) .NET
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (58.14%) Automation Testing
3 17 (39.53%) BDD
3 17 (39.53%) Scrum
4 15 (34.88%) Functional Testing
4 15 (34.88%) TDD
5 12 (27.91%) Data Loss Prevention
5 12 (27.91%) OO
5 12 (27.91%) OOP
5 12 (27.91%) QA Automation
5 12 (27.91%) Test Strategy
6 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
7 8 (18.60%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
8 6 (13.95%) Performance Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Java
2 12 (27.91%) Ruby
3 4 (9.30%) C#
3 4 (9.30%) PHP
4 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.33%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (53.49%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago