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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 102 142 136
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 9 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.65% 0.23% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.25% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 15
Median salary £35,000 - £19,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -

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
1343 2023 2261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.32% 94.36% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 1567 1527
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) Java
3 20 (60.61%) Automation Testing
4 19 (57.58%) Selenium
5 17 (51.52%) QA
6 14 (42.42%) Cucumber
6 14 (42.42%) BDD
6 14 (42.42%) Test Strategy
7 13 (39.39%) TDD
7 13 (39.39%) Scrum
7 13 (39.39%) Gherkin
8 10 (30.30%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (30.30%) JUnit
9 9 (27.27%) OOP
9 9 (27.27%) OO
9 9 (27.27%) Eclipse
9 9 (27.27%) SMTP
9 9 (27.27%) Finance
9 9 (27.27%) Ruby
9 9 (27.27%) Mockito
9 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
9 9 (27.27%) Data Loss Prevention
10 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
10 8 (24.24%) WebDriver
11 7 (21.21%) Degree
11 7 (21.21%) Internet
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
11 7 (21.21%) SQL
11 7 (21.21%) QA Automation
12 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) SMTP
2 7 (21.21%) Internet
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Selenium
2 14 (42.42%) Cucumber
3 10 (30.30%) JUnit
4 9 (27.27%) Eclipse
4 9 (27.27%) Mockito
5 8 (24.24%) WebDriver
6 6 (18.18%) JMeter
7 5 (15.15%) Gatling
8 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
9 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
9 3 (9.09%) JIRA
10 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
10 1 (3.03%) Maven
10 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) Gherkin
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (60.61%) Automation Testing
3 14 (42.42%) BDD
3 14 (42.42%) Test Strategy
4 13 (39.39%) Scrum
4 13 (39.39%) TDD
5 9 (27.27%) Data Loss Prevention
5 9 (27.27%) OO
5 9 (27.27%) OOP
5 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
7 7 (21.21%) QA Automation
8 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Security Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (12.12%) Web Testing
11 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
11 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
12 2 (6.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) Ruby
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) PHP
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.03%) Groovy
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (51.52%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle