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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 75 140 115
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -25
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 28 5 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.25% 0.24% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 0.28% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 29
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,700 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £46,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
1051 1806 2009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.42% 87.29% 85.20%
Number of salaries quoted 781 1437 1363
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
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 21 February 2017.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 40 (85.11%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (74.47%) Selenium
3 32 (68.09%) Java
4 24 (51.06%) QA
4 24 (51.06%) WebDriver
5 18 (38.30%) BDD
6 17 (36.17%) TDD
7 16 (34.04%) Test Strategy
8 14 (29.79%) SQL
8 14 (29.79%) Oracle
8 14 (29.79%) Open Source
8 14 (29.79%) Cucumber
9 12 (25.53%) Regression Testing
10 11 (23.40%) JMeter
10 11 (23.40%) ISTQB
10 11 (23.40%) Degree
10 11 (23.40%) Test Scripting
11 10 (21.28%) Gatling
11 10 (21.28%) Big Data
11 10 (21.28%) Security Testing
11 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
11 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
11 10 (21.28%) Finance
11 10 (21.28%) Financial Institution
11 10 (21.28%) Scrum
11 10 (21.28%) JUnit
11 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
12 9 (19.15%) Web Services
12 9 (19.15%) JIRA
12 9 (19.15%) Computer Science

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 (2.13%) CMS
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Internet
1 6 (12.77%) SMTP
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) Big Data
2 9 (19.15%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.51%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) InfluxDB
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (74.47%) Selenium
2 24 (51.06%) WebDriver
3 14 (29.79%) Cucumber
4 11 (23.40%) JMeter
5 10 (21.28%) Gatling
5 10 (21.28%) JUnit
6 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
6 9 (19.15%) JIRA
7 7 (14.89%) SoapUI
8 5 (10.64%) Bugzilla
8 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
8 5 (10.64%) Mockito
9 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
9 2 (4.26%) Maven
9 2 (4.26%) TestNG
10 1 (2.13%) Ant
10 1 (2.13%) Calabash
10 1 (2.13%) Gradle
10 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
10 1 (2.13%) Trac
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
1 10 (21.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Automation Tester
1 17 (36.17%) Tester
2 12 (25.53%) Java Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) QA Automation Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) QA Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) QA Automation Tester
3 11 (23.40%) QA Tester
3 11 (23.40%) Test Engineer
4 10 (21.28%) Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) Developer
4 10 (21.28%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (21.28%) Junior
4 10 (21.28%) Software Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Java Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Java Software Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Junior Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Junior Java Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Junior Software Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Junior Software Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) RESTful
1 9 (19.15%) Web Services
2 7 (14.89%) Gherkin
3 5 (10.64%) SOAP
4 3 (6.38%) HTML
5 2 (4.26%) JSON
5 2 (4.26%) XML
6 1 (2.13%) .NET
6 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.13%) Ajax
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (2.13%) CSS
6 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.13%) LINQ
6 1 (2.13%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (2.13%) REST
6 1 (2.13%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (85.11%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) BDD
3 17 (36.17%) TDD
4 16 (34.04%) Test Strategy
5 14 (29.79%) Open Source
6 12 (25.53%) Regression Testing
7 11 (23.40%) Test Scripting
8 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
8 10 (21.28%) Scrum
8 10 (21.28%) Security Testing
8 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
9 9 (19.15%) Information Governance
9 9 (19.15%) Secure Coding
10 7 (14.89%) OOP
11 6 (12.77%) Data Loss Prevention
11 6 (12.77%) OO
12 5 (10.64%) Manual Testing
12 5 (10.64%) SDLC
12 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
13 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 32 (68.09%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) SQL
3 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.64%) Ruby
5 4 (8.51%) C#
6 2 (4.26%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
1 11 (23.40%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.51%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (51.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Grafana
2 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (2.13%) Sage
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
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