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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 104 145 115
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -30
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 33 7 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.84% 0.31% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 0.37% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32 6 30
Median salary £48,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £45,000 £50,000
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
1583 1907 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.44% 84.08% 81.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 1384 1397
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 June 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) Selenium
3 17 (41.46%) QA
3 17 (41.46%) Java
4 14 (34.15%) WebDriver
5 12 (29.27%) Scrum
6 11 (26.83%) Functional Testing
7 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
7 10 (24.39%) TDD
7 10 (24.39%) Linux
8 9 (21.95%) OOP
8 9 (21.95%) OO
8 9 (21.95%) Eclipse
8 9 (21.95%) Cucumber
8 9 (21.95%) BDD
9 8 (19.51%) QA Automation
9 8 (19.51%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 8 (19.51%) Test Strategy
9 8 (19.51%) Python
9 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
9 8 (19.51%) SQL
10 6 (14.63%) ISTQB
10 6 (14.63%) ISEB
10 6 (14.63%) Regression Testing
10 6 (14.63%) SDLC
11 5 (12.20%) Ruby
11 5 (12.20%) SMTP
11 5 (12.20%) JUnit
11 5 (12.20%) Web Testing
11 5 (12.20%) Gherkin

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 2 (4.88%) Apache
1 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) IaaS
2 2 (4.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) SMTP
2 4 (9.76%) HTTP
2 4 (9.76%) Internet
3 2 (4.88%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Big Data
2 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (51.22%) Selenium
2 14 (34.15%) WebDriver
3 9 (21.95%) Cucumber
3 9 (21.95%) Eclipse
4 5 (12.20%) JUnit
4 5 (12.20%) Mockito
5 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.32%) JIRA
6 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.44%) Hudson
7 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.44%) MSTest
7 1 (2.44%) NUnit
7 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Tester
2 15 (36.59%) Automation Tester
3 11 (26.83%) QA Tester
4 9 (21.95%) Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) QA Automation Tester
4 9 (21.95%) Test Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Web Tester
6 6 (14.63%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) Test Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Agile Tester
7 5 (12.20%) Java Automation Tester
7 5 (12.20%) Security Tester
7 5 (12.20%) Web Automation Tester
8 4 (9.76%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (9.76%) Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Development Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Test Development Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Gherkin
2 4 (9.76%) CSS
2 4 (9.76%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) LAMP
4 1 (2.44%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Scrum
3 11 (26.83%) Functional Testing
4 10 (24.39%) TDD
4 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
5 9 (21.95%) BDD
5 9 (21.95%) OO
5 9 (21.95%) OOP
6 8 (19.51%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 8 (19.51%) QA Automation
6 8 (19.51%) Test Strategy
7 6 (14.63%) Regression Testing
7 6 (14.63%) SDLC
8 5 (12.20%) Web Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.32%) High Availability
10 3 (7.32%) SAP Implementation
10 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.51%) Python
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
3 5 (12.20%) Ruby
4 3 (7.32%) PHP
4 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) ISEB
1 6 (14.63%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (41.46%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
1 2 (4.88%) KVM
1 2 (4.88%) VirtualBox
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) SAP
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) Telerik
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