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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 96 144 113
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -31
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 38 11 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.12% 0.48% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 0.58% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 37 10 30
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £48,700 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1593 1909 1868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.85% 83.88% 80.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1229 1385 1294
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) Java
3 23 (46.94%) Selenium
4 19 (38.78%) QA
5 17 (34.69%) Scrum
5 17 (34.69%) TDD
6 15 (30.61%) Cucumber
7 14 (28.57%) BDD
7 14 (28.57%) WebDriver
7 14 (28.57%) OOP
7 14 (28.57%) OO
7 14 (28.57%) Eclipse
8 11 (22.45%) Linux
8 11 (22.45%) Test Strategy
8 11 (22.45%) Functional Testing
9 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
9 10 (20.41%) Regression Testing
10 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
10 9 (18.37%) Gherkin
11 8 (16.33%) Mockito
11 8 (16.33%) Ruby
11 8 (16.33%) SQL
11 8 (16.33%) JUnit
11 8 (16.33%) SMTP
11 8 (16.33%) Python
11 8 (16.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 8 (16.33%) Data Loss Prevention
11 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (16.33%) SDLC
11 8 (16.33%) QA Automation

Automation Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) Apache
1 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) IaaS
2 2 (4.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) SMTP
2 6 (12.24%) Internet
3 4 (8.16%) HTTP
4 2 (4.08%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Big Data
2 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (46.94%) Selenium
2 15 (30.61%) Cucumber
3 14 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 14 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 8 (16.33%) JUnit
4 8 (16.33%) Mockito
5 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.16%) JIRA
6 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.08%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.04%) Hudson
8 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.04%) MSTest
8 1 (2.04%) NUnit
8 1 (2.04%) Ranorex
8 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Tester
2 19 (38.78%) Automation Tester
3 12 (24.49%) QA Tester
4 11 (22.45%) Web Tester
5 10 (20.41%) QA Automation Tester
6 9 (18.37%) Agile Tester
6 9 (18.37%) Analyst
6 9 (18.37%) Software Test Engineer
6 9 (18.37%) Test Analyst
6 9 (18.37%) Test Engineer
6 9 (18.37%) Web Automation Tester
7 8 (16.33%) Java Automation Tester
7 8 (16.33%) Security Tester
8 7 (14.29%) Development Engineer
8 7 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
8 7 (14.29%) Software Engineer
8 7 (14.29%) Test Development Engineer
9 6 (12.24%) Developer
10 4 (8.16%) Automation Test Analyst
11 3 (6.12%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) Gherkin
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
3 4 (8.16%) CSS
4 2 (4.08%) LAMP
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) RESTful
5 1 (2.04%) SOAP
5 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Fintech
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (69.39%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.69%) Scrum
2 17 (34.69%) TDD
3 14 (28.57%) BDD
3 14 (28.57%) OO
3 14 (28.57%) OOP
4 11 (22.45%) Functional Testing
4 11 (22.45%) Test Strategy
5 10 (20.41%) Regression Testing
5 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
6 8 (16.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Data Loss Prevention
6 8 (16.33%) QA Automation
6 8 (16.33%) SDLC
7 6 (12.24%) Web Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.16%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (8.16%) High Availability
10 3 (6.12%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) Java
2 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.33%) Python
3 8 (16.33%) Ruby
3 8 (16.33%) SQL
4 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.16%) PHP
6 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) ISEB
1 6 (12.24%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (38.78%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
1 2 (4.08%) KVM
1 2 (4.08%) VirtualBox
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) SAP
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) VMware
3 1 (2.04%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) Telerik
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