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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 99 133 99
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -34
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 39 9 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.15% 0.41% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 0.49% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 40
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
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
1594 1847 2030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 87.82% 84.88% 81.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1174 1388 1405
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £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 30 August 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 44 (74.58%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (57.63%) Java
3 27 (45.76%) TDD
3 27 (45.76%) Selenium
4 25 (42.37%) BDD
4 25 (42.37%) Scrum
5 24 (40.68%) Cucumber
6 23 (38.98%) QA
7 22 (37.29%) OOP
7 22 (37.29%) OO
8 20 (33.90%) Eclipse
9 16 (27.12%) SMTP
9 16 (27.12%) Test Strategy
9 16 (27.12%) Gherkin
9 16 (27.12%) Data Loss Prevention
10 14 (23.73%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (23.73%) Linux
10 14 (23.73%) JUnit
10 14 (23.73%) Mockito
10 14 (23.73%) Ruby
11 13 (22.03%) WebDriver
11 13 (22.03%) Regression Testing
12 11 (18.64%) Functional Testing
12 11 (18.64%) Internet
12 11 (18.64%) Test Automation
13 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
14 9 (15.25%) SDLC
15 8 (13.56%) QA Automation
15 8 (13.56%) Cross-Browser Testing
15 8 (13.56%) Python

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 (5.08%) Apache
2 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) IaaS
2 2 (3.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) SMTP
2 11 (18.64%) Internet
3 6 (10.17%) HTTP
4 2 (3.39%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) Big Data
2 3 (5.08%) MySQL
3 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (45.76%) Selenium
2 24 (40.68%) Cucumber
3 20 (33.90%) Eclipse
4 14 (23.73%) JUnit
4 14 (23.73%) Mockito
5 13 (22.03%) WebDriver
6 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
6 6 (10.17%) JIRA
7 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.39%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.39%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.69%) Hudson
9 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (55.93%) Tester
2 27 (45.76%) Automation Tester
3 19 (32.20%) Web Tester
4 16 (27.12%) Agile Tester
4 16 (27.12%) QA Tester
4 16 (27.12%) Web Automation Tester
5 14 (23.73%) Java Automation Tester
5 14 (23.73%) Security Tester
6 12 (20.34%) QA Automation Tester
7 10 (16.95%) Software Engineer
7 10 (16.95%) Software Test Engineer
7 10 (16.95%) Test Engineer
8 8 (13.56%) Analyst
8 8 (13.56%) Test Analyst
9 7 (11.86%) Developer
9 7 (11.86%) Development Engineer
9 7 (11.86%) Software Development Engineer
9 7 (11.86%) Test Development Engineer
10 4 (6.78%) Java Engineer
10 4 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) Gherkin
2 6 (10.17%) HTML
3 4 (6.78%) CSS
4 3 (5.08%) LAMP
5 2 (3.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (3.39%) RESTful
5 2 (3.39%) STL
5 2 (3.39%) Web Services
6 1 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Fintech
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Unix
3 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (74.58%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.76%) TDD
3 25 (42.37%) BDD
3 25 (42.37%) Scrum
4 22 (37.29%) OO
4 22 (37.29%) OOP
5 16 (27.12%) Data Loss Prevention
5 16 (27.12%) Test Strategy
6 13 (22.03%) Regression Testing
7 11 (18.64%) Functional Testing
7 11 (18.64%) Test Automation
8 9 (15.25%) SDLC
9 8 (13.56%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 8 (13.56%) QA Automation
10 7 (11.86%) Automated Testing
10 7 (11.86%) High Availability
10 7 (11.86%) Web Testing
11 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) Java
2 14 (23.73%) Ruby
3 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.56%) Python
5 6 (10.17%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.17%) PHP
6 5 (8.47%) SQL
7 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.39%) C#
8 2 (3.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) ISEB
1 6 (10.17%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.47%) Degree
3 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (38.98%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Docker
1 2 (3.39%) KVM
1 2 (3.39%) VirtualBox
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) SAP
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) VMware
3 1 (1.69%) HP
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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