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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 137 148 130
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 10 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.39% 0.12% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.13% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 1
Average salary £19,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-62.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
2431 2346 1969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.64% 92.11% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1776 1673
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,100 £67,500
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
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 19 December 2014.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (90.00%) Automation Testing
2 16 (80.00%) System Testing
2 16 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (50.00%) Selenium
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) Finance
4 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (40.00%) CSS
5 8 (40.00%) XML
5 8 (40.00%) jQuery
5 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 8 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (40.00%) VBScript
5 8 (40.00%) Degree
5 8 (40.00%) QA
5 8 (40.00%) HTML
5 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
8 1 (5.00%) MySQL

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) NUnit
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
1 8 (40.00%) CSS
1 8 (40.00%) XML
1 8 (40.00%) jQuery
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Automation Testing
2 16 (80.00%) System Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) VBScript
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago