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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 138 137 131
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 16 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.62% 0.47% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.61% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 5
Average salary £19,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.11% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
2044 1981 1542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 79.44% 78.36% 75.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1284 1495 1288
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 December 2014.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 37 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) XML
3 23 (43.40%) SQL
4 22 (41.51%) QuickTest Pro
5 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
5 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
6 20 (37.74%) Manual Testing
7 19 (35.85%) Web Testing
7 19 (35.85%) BizTalk Server
7 19 (35.85%) XPath
7 19 (35.85%) Selenium
8 16 (30.19%) System Testing
8 16 (30.19%) Finance
9 14 (26.42%) HP Quality Center
10 13 (24.53%) QA
11 12 (22.64%) VBScript
12 9 (16.98%) ISEB
13 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
13 8 (15.09%) jQuery
13 8 (15.09%) Degree
13 8 (15.09%) HTML
13 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
13 8 (15.09%) CSS
13 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
13 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (13.21%) C#
14 7 (13.21%) Integration Testing
15 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
16 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
17 4 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 19 (35.85%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (41.51%) QuickTest Pro
2 19 (35.85%) Selenium
3 4 (7.55%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.89%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Analyst
1 29 (54.72%) Test Analyst
2 24 (45.28%) Senior Analyst
2 24 (45.28%) Senior Test Analyst
3 22 (41.51%) Tester
4 18 (33.96%) Test Engineer
5 17 (32.08%) Automation Tester
6 9 (16.98%) QA Engineer
6 9 (16.98%) Software Tester
6 9 (16.98%) Junior
6 9 (16.98%) Consultant
7 8 (15.09%) Graduate
7 8 (15.09%) Software Engineer
7 8 (15.09%) Software Test Engineer
7 8 (15.09%) QA Tester
7 8 (15.09%) Junior Tester
7 8 (15.09%) Graduate Software Tester
7 8 (15.09%) Junior Software Tester
7 8 (15.09%) Junior Software Engineer
7 8 (15.09%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) XML
2 8 (15.09%) HTML
2 8 (15.09%) CSS
2 8 (15.09%) jQuery
3 3 (5.66%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (69.81%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) Manual Testing
3 19 (35.85%) Web Testing
4 16 (30.19%) System Testing
5 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
6 7 (13.21%) Integration Testing
7 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.77%) Scrum
9 2 (3.77%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.77%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.77%) Agile Testing
10 1 (1.89%) User Stories
10 1 (1.89%) Line Management
10 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.89%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.89%) TDD
10 1 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.89%) Usability Testing
10 1 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) SQL
2 19 (35.85%) XPath
3 12 (22.64%) VBScript
4 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
5 7 (13.21%) C#
6 1 (1.89%) C++
6 1 (1.89%) Java
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.89%) Python
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
1 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.98%) ISEB
3 8 (15.09%) Degree
4 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
5 4 (7.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle
1 1 (1.89%) IBM
1 1 (1.89%) HP
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago