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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 117 139 139
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 12 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 3
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +40.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
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
1658 2191 2283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.12% 95.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1340 1599 1643
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 £23,341 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
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 30 May 2016.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Selenium
2 13 (81.25%) WebDriver
3 11 (68.75%) QA
4 10 (62.50%) Functional Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Automation Testing
6 7 (43.75%) QA Automation
6 7 (43.75%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
8 4 (25.00%) SOAP
8 4 (25.00%) Web Services
9 3 (18.75%) Agile Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
9 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
9 3 (18.75%) User Experience
9 3 (18.75%) BDD
9 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
10 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
10 2 (12.50%) eggPlant
10 2 (12.50%) ISEB
10 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
10 2 (12.50%) TestComplete
10 2 (12.50%) EPoS
10 2 (12.50%) Retail
10 2 (12.50%) Capita
10 2 (12.50%) Marketing
10 2 (12.50%) Scrum
10 2 (12.50%) C#

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 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Selenium
1 13 (81.25%) WebDriver
2 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
2 3 (18.75%) SoapUI
3 2 (12.50%) eggPlant
3 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 2 (12.50%) TestComplete
4 1 (6.25%) Appium
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) SOAP
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) EPoS
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Functional Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 7 (43.75%) QA Automation
5 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 3 (18.75%) BDD
6 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.25%) Test Management
8 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Capita
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Health/Life Insurance, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago