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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 95 139 124
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 13 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.04% 0.28% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.30% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 20
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £35,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%

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
1224 1992 2272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 98.00% 94.18% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1571 1589
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 February 2017.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) Java
3 19 (65.52%) Selenium
4 18 (62.07%) QA
5 17 (58.62%) Automation Testing
6 13 (44.83%) Test Strategy
7 11 (37.93%) Finance
7 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
7 11 (37.93%) WebDriver
8 10 (34.48%) SQL
9 9 (31.03%) Cucumber
9 9 (31.03%) BDD
9 9 (31.03%) Security Testing
10 8 (27.59%) Gatling
10 8 (27.59%) Gherkin
10 8 (27.59%) TDD
10 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
10 8 (27.59%) Scrum
10 8 (27.59%) Financial Institution
10 8 (27.59%) JMeter
10 8 (27.59%) Oracle
11 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
12 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (20.69%) QA Automation
12 6 (20.69%) Degree
12 6 (20.69%) JUnit
13 5 (17.24%) OOP
13 5 (17.24%) OO
13 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
13 5 (17.24%) Eclipse

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 (17.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
1 5 (17.24%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Selenium
2 11 (37.93%) WebDriver
3 9 (31.03%) Cucumber
4 8 (27.59%) Gatling
4 8 (27.59%) JMeter
5 6 (20.69%) JUnit
6 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
6 5 (17.24%) Mockito
7 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
7 3 (10.34%) JIRA
8 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
9 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
9 1 (3.45%) Maven
9 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Gherkin
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Automation Testing
3 13 (44.83%) Test Strategy
4 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
5 9 (31.03%) BDD
5 9 (31.03%) Security Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Scrum
6 8 (27.59%) TDD
7 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
8 6 (20.69%) QA Automation
9 5 (17.24%) Data Loss Prevention
9 5 (17.24%) OO
9 5 (17.24%) OOP
10 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Web Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Defect Management
11 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
11 2 (6.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) Ruby
4 4 (13.79%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) Groovy
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (62.07%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
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