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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 125 111 131
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 11 31 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.49% 1.32% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.72% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 3
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -20.95%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
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
1810 1802 1633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.17% 76.45% 72.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1328 1238 1273
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 18 (58.06%) QA
2 16 (51.61%) Selenium
3 15 (48.39%) C#
3 15 (48.39%) .NET
4 12 (38.71%) Degree
5 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
7 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.81%) HP UFT
7 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
8 7 (22.58%) ISEB
8 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
8 7 (22.58%) ISTQB
8 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
8 7 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
9 6 (19.35%) jQuery
9 6 (19.35%) Java
9 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
9 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
10 5 (16.13%) Linux
10 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (12.90%) ADO.NET
11 4 (12.90%) Windows
11 4 (12.90%) SQL
11 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
11 4 (12.90%) MVC
11 4 (12.90%) WCF

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Selenium
2 8 (25.81%) HP UFT
3 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) Mocha
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.23%) Robotium
4 1 (3.23%) Gradle
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) Grunt
4 1 (3.23%) JMeter
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) Ant
4 1 (3.23%) WinRunner
4 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.23%) TestNG
4 1 (3.23%) JBehave
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Tester
2 11 (35.48%) Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Automation Tester
4 8 (25.81%) Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Graduate
5 6 (19.35%) Test Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
7 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Applications Support
7 4 (12.90%) QA Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) QA Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Quality Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) QA Tester
7 4 (12.90%) Developer Analyst
7 4 (12.90%) Applications Tester
7 4 (12.90%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Graduate Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) .NET
2 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
2 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
3 6 (19.35%) jQuery
4 4 (12.90%) WCF
4 4 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (12.90%) Dapper ORM
4 4 (12.90%) ADO.NET
4 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
4 4 (12.90%) Entity Framework
4 4 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (9.68%) HTML
6 2 (6.45%) CSS
6 2 (6.45%) Web Services
7 1 (3.23%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) JSON
7 1 (3.23%) WPF
7 1 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 6 (19.35%) Mobile App
2 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) Social Media
4 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
3 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.90%) MVC
5 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) System Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.45%) User Stories
7 2 (6.45%) Line Management
8 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.23%) SDLC
8 1 (3.23%) Test Planning
8 1 (3.23%) Build Automation
8 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) C#
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.68%) VBScript
6 2 (6.45%) VB
7 1 (3.23%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) XPath
7 1 (3.23%) Groovy
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 7 (22.58%) ISEB
2 7 (22.58%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) APMP
5 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (58.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Telerik
3 1 (3.23%) Capita
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago