The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 123 128 129
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 14 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.74% 0.77% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.91% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 17
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £21,400 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £38,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +7.63%
Automation Testing
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1657 2098 1948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 87.16% 84.80% 80.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1352 1382 1414
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Reading region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Reading

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Automation Testing also 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 that cited Automation Testing.

1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Selenium
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) QA
3 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
4 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
4 5 (31.25%) QA Automation
4 5 (31.25%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Python
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) ISEB
6 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
6 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
6 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) Groovy
7 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (12.50%) Release Management
7 2 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 2 (12.50%) High Availability

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Automation Testing also 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 that cited Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) IPv4
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
1 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
3 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
4 2 (12.50%) Ant
4 2 (12.50%) Appium
4 2 (12.50%) Artifactory
4 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (12.50%) Maven
4 2 (12.50%) MSBuild
4 2 (12.50%) Ranorex
4 2 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
5 1 (6.25%) Hudson
5 1 (6.25%) MSTest
5 1 (6.25%) NUnit
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Automation Tester
2 5 (31.25%) QA Automation Tester
2 5 (31.25%) QA Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Manager
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Test Coordinator
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Testing Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
4 2 (12.50%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
2 5 (31.25%) QA Automation
2 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Release Management
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) Groovy
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
1 2 (12.50%) KVM
1 2 (12.50%) VirtualBox
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
1 2 (12.50%) Splunk
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Telerik
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