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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 98 151 138
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -13
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 18 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.11% 0.41% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.48% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 17
Median salary £45,500 £43,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.59% +45.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,600 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
1378 2075 2226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.96% 84.42% 84.51%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1674 1369
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 4 December 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 45 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (74.55%) Java
3 33 (60.00%) TDD
4 32 (58.18%) BDD
5 31 (56.36%) Cucumber
6 30 (54.55%) Selenium
7 24 (43.64%) Scrum
8 23 (41.82%) QA
9 22 (40.00%) OOP
9 22 (40.00%) OO
10 21 (38.18%) JUnit
11 20 (36.36%) Gherkin
11 20 (36.36%) Eclipse
12 18 (32.73%) Test Strategy
12 18 (32.73%) SMTP
12 18 (32.73%) Data Loss Prevention
13 16 (29.09%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (29.09%) Regression Testing
13 16 (29.09%) Mockito
13 16 (29.09%) Ruby
14 12 (21.82%) Internet
14 12 (21.82%) JIRA
14 12 (21.82%) WebDriver
14 12 (21.82%) Open Source
14 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
15 11 (20.00%) SDLC
16 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
16 10 (18.18%) Degree
16 10 (18.18%) Big Data
17 9 (16.36%) Computer Science

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 3 (5.45%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.73%) SMTP
2 12 (21.82%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) Big Data
2 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (56.36%) Cucumber
2 30 (54.55%) Selenium
3 21 (38.18%) JUnit
4 20 (36.36%) Eclipse
5 16 (29.09%) Mockito
6 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
6 12 (21.82%) JIRA
6 12 (21.82%) WebDriver
7 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
8 5 (9.09%) Bugzilla
9 2 (3.64%) HP UFT
9 2 (3.64%) Ranorex
10 1 (1.82%) Ant
10 1 (1.82%) Calabash
10 1 (1.82%) Maven
10 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.82%) TestNG
10 1 (1.82%) Trac
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Tester
2 24 (43.64%) Web Tester
3 23 (41.82%) Automation Tester
4 21 (38.18%) Web Automation Tester
5 20 (36.36%) Agile Tester
6 16 (29.09%) Java Automation Tester
6 16 (29.09%) Security Tester
7 13 (23.64%) Software Engineer
8 12 (21.82%) Test Engineer
9 11 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
10 10 (18.18%) Java Engineer
10 10 (18.18%) QA Tester
11 9 (16.36%) Developer
11 9 (16.36%) Java Software Engineer
12 7 (12.73%) Analyst
12 7 (12.73%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 7 (12.73%) Java Developer
12 7 (12.73%) Java Software Developer
12 7 (12.73%) Junior
13 6 (10.91%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) Gherkin
2 7 (12.73%) RESTful
2 7 (12.73%) Web Services
3 4 (7.27%) HTML
4 3 (5.45%) LAMP
5 2 (3.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (3.64%) STL
6 1 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Fintech
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Unix
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (60.00%) TDD
3 32 (58.18%) BDD
4 24 (43.64%) Scrum
5 22 (40.00%) OO
5 22 (40.00%) OOP
6 18 (32.73%) Data Loss Prevention
6 18 (32.73%) Test Strategy
7 16 (29.09%) Regression Testing
8 12 (21.82%) Open Source
9 11 (20.00%) SDLC
10 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
11 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
11 9 (16.36%) Web Testing
12 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (12.73%) Information Governance
13 7 (12.73%) Secure Coding
14 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
14 5 (9.09%) High Availability
15 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (74.55%) Java
2 16 (29.09%) Ruby
3 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.73%) PHP
5 4 (7.27%) C#
6 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.64%) C++
7 2 (3.64%) Python
7 2 (3.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.64%) ISEB
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (41.82%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
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