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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 109 124 116
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 21 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 0.53% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.64% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 25
Median salary £50,000 £31,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+58.73% -13.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £22,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £52,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +6.84%
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
1562 1888 1932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 89.67% 83.80% 81.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1242 1313 1358
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 31 May 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Selenium
3 11 (42.31%) QA
4 9 (34.62%) WebDriver
5 8 (30.77%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 8 (30.77%) QA Automation
5 8 (30.77%) Functional Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Linux
6 7 (26.92%) Python
7 6 (23.08%) SQL
7 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
8 5 (19.23%) Java
8 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
8 5 (19.23%) ISEB
8 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Scrum
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 3 (11.54%) TDD
10 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (11.54%) HTML
10 3 (11.54%) SAP
10 3 (11.54%) CSS
10 3 (11.54%) ITIL
10 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
10 3 (11.54%) ERP
10 3 (11.54%) HTTP
10 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
10 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
10 3 (11.54%) SAP Implementation

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 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) IaaS
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Big Data
1 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Selenium
2 9 (34.62%) WebDriver
3 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.54%) LoadRunner
3 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
4 2 (7.69%) Ant
4 2 (7.69%) Appium
4 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
4 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.69%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) MSBuild
4 2 (7.69%) Ranorex
4 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) Hudson
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) MSTest
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Tester
2 9 (34.62%) Automation Tester
2 9 (34.62%) QA Automation Tester
2 9 (34.62%) QA Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Coordinator
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) SAP Manager
4 3 (11.54%) SAP Test Coordinator
4 3 (11.54%) SAP Test Manager
4 3 (11.54%) SAP Testing Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Coordinator
4 3 (11.54%) Testing Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) CSS
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 8 (30.77%) Functional Testing
2 8 (30.77%) QA Automation
3 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (11.54%) ERP
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (11.54%) SDLC
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Python
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.69%) Groovy
5 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISEB
1 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
1 2 (7.69%) KVM
1 2 (7.69%) VirtualBox
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Splunk
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Telerik
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