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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 144 135 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.044% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £41,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +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
2163 2229 2133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.79% 92.64% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1630 1732
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £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 3 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 15 (83.33%) Automation Testing
2 14 (77.78%) QA
3 10 (55.56%) Selenium
3 10 (55.56%) Automated Testing
4 9 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 8 (44.44%) Software Testing
5 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (44.44%) C#
5 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 8 (44.44%) .NET
6 7 (38.89%) HP UFT
7 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (33.33%) Degree
7 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 5 (27.78%) jQuery
8 5 (27.78%) System Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
8 5 (27.78%) CSS
8 5 (27.78%) HTML
8 5 (27.78%) Java
8 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (22.22%) Social Media
9 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
10 3 (16.67%) Web Services
10 3 (16.67%) User Stories
11 2 (11.11%) User Experience
11 2 (11.11%) XML
11 2 (11.11%) VBScript
11 2 (11.11%) Linux
11 2 (11.11%) Python

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 10 (55.56%) Selenium
2 7 (38.89%) HP UFT
3 2 (11.11%) JMeter
3 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 2 (11.11%) Robotium
3 2 (11.11%) JBehave
3 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.56%) Mocha
4 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.56%) TestNG
4 1 (5.56%) Gradle
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) Grunt
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (22.22%) Social Media
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Media
5 2 (11.11%) Smartphone
5 2 (11.11%) User Experience
6 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Automation Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Automated Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
5 5 (27.78%) System Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 3 (16.67%) User Stories
8 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
9 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 8 (44.44%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) VBScript
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) XPath
3 2 (11.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (77.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center