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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 135 118 139
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 4 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 1.12% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 1.33% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 27 8
Average salary £38,250 £43,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.04% -1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £19,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,650 £53,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
1786 2031 1865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.97% 84.48% 82.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1407 1381 1400
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Selenium
3 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Web Testing
5 3 (21.43%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) HP UFT
5 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 3 (21.43%) PHP
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) Appium
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (14.29%) Artifactory
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) Ranorex
6 2 (14.29%) MSBuild
6 2 (14.29%) Apache
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) MySQL
6 2 (14.29%) Ant
6 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
4 3 (21.43%) HP UFT
5 2 (14.29%) Ant
5 2 (14.29%) Appium
5 2 (14.29%) Artifactory
5 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (14.29%) Maven
5 2 (14.29%) MSBuild
5 2 (14.29%) Ranorex
5 2 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (14.29%) Subversion
5 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
6 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Web Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Testing Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Web Testing
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) Groovy
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) HP
1 2 (14.29%) Splunk
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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