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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 87 140 127
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -13
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 25 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.79% 0.14% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 0.16% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 18
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%

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
1179 1868 1920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.21% 86.44% 84.36%
Number of salaries quoted 823 1479 1256
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
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 17 January 2017.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 46 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (73.08%) Java
3 33 (63.46%) Selenium
4 28 (53.85%) BDD
5 26 (50.00%) TDD
6 24 (46.15%) QA
7 21 (40.38%) Cucumber
8 18 (34.62%) WebDriver
8 18 (34.62%) Test Strategy
9 16 (30.77%) Open Source
9 16 (30.77%) Regression Testing
9 16 (30.77%) Scrum
10 15 (28.85%) JUnit
11 14 (26.92%) Degree
12 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
12 13 (25.00%) Gherkin
12 13 (25.00%) Big Data
13 12 (23.08%) Data Loss Prevention
13 12 (23.08%) OOP
13 12 (23.08%) OO
13 12 (23.08%) SMTP
14 11 (21.15%) Web Services
14 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
14 11 (21.15%) NoSQL
14 11 (21.15%) RESTful
14 11 (21.15%) JIRA
14 11 (21.15%) Computer Science
14 11 (21.15%) Information Governance
14 11 (21.15%) Secure Coding
15 10 (19.23%) Enterprise Software

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 1 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) SMTP
2 8 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) Big Data
2 11 (21.15%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 33 (63.46%) Selenium
2 21 (40.38%) Cucumber
3 18 (34.62%) WebDriver
4 15 (28.85%) JUnit
5 11 (21.15%) JIRA
6 10 (19.23%) Eclipse
6 10 (19.23%) Jenkins
6 10 (19.23%) Mockito
7 8 (15.38%) JMeter
8 7 (13.46%) Gatling
9 5 (9.62%) Bugzilla
10 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
10 4 (7.69%) SoapUI
11 2 (3.85%) Maven
11 2 (3.85%) TestNG
12 1 (1.92%) Ant
12 1 (1.92%) Gradle
12 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
12 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
12 1 (1.92%) Ranorex
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Tester
2 21 (40.38%) Automation Tester
3 16 (30.77%) Web Tester
4 15 (28.85%) Java Engineer
4 15 (28.85%) Web Automation Tester
5 13 (25.00%) Agile Tester
5 13 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 13 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 13 (25.00%) Test Engineer
6 12 (23.08%) QA Tester
7 11 (21.15%) Developer
7 11 (21.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 11 (21.15%) Java Developer
7 11 (21.15%) Java Software Developer
7 11 (21.15%) Junior
7 11 (21.15%) Software Test Engineer
8 10 (19.23%) Java Automation Tester
8 10 (19.23%) Junior Software Test Engineer
8 10 (19.23%) Junior Test Engineer
8 10 (19.23%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 11 (21.15%) RESTful
2 11 (21.15%) Web Services
3 3 (5.77%) HTML
3 3 (5.77%) SOAP
4 2 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (3.85%) STL
5 1 (1.92%) JSON
5 1 (1.92%) LAMP
5 1 (1.92%) REST
5 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Computer Science
2 10 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Fintech
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (88.46%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (53.85%) BDD
3 26 (50.00%) TDD
4 18 (34.62%) Test Strategy
5 16 (30.77%) Open Source
5 16 (30.77%) Regression Testing
5 16 (30.77%) Scrum
6 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (23.08%) Data Loss Prevention
7 12 (23.08%) OO
7 12 (23.08%) OOP
8 11 (21.15%) Information Governance
8 11 (21.15%) Secure Coding
9 9 (17.31%) Automated Testing
9 9 (17.31%) Test Scripting
10 7 (13.46%) Security Testing
11 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (11.54%) SDLC
12 5 (9.62%) Manual Testing
12 5 (9.62%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (73.08%) Java
2 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.23%) Ruby
4 9 (17.31%) SQL
5 4 (7.69%) C#
5 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Degree
2 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.77%) ISEB
4 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (46.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Grafana
2 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) SOASTA, Inc
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
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