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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 112 129 131
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 29 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.23% 0.40% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.52% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 7
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £40,250 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
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
1900 1744 1466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.71% 78.21% 72.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1304 1324 1198
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 March 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automation Testing.

1 30 (65.22%) QA
2 23 (50.00%) Selenium
3 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (41.30%) QuickTest Pro
5 18 (39.13%) Degree
6 17 (36.96%) System Testing
7 15 (32.61%) HTML
7 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
8 14 (30.43%) ISEB
9 13 (28.26%) ISTQB
9 13 (28.26%) CSS
9 13 (28.26%) C#
9 13 (28.26%) Waterfall
9 13 (28.26%) jQuery
9 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
9 13 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (26.09%) .NET
11 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
12 9 (19.57%) Automated Testing
12 9 (19.57%) Manual Testing
13 8 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
13 8 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (10.87%) Finance
14 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
14 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
14 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
14 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
15 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
15 4 (8.70%) Social Media

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (50.00%) Selenium
2 19 (41.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Tester
2 23 (50.00%) Automation Tester
3 19 (41.30%) Analyst
3 19 (41.30%) Test Analyst
4 17 (36.96%) Test Engineer
5 15 (32.61%) QA Engineer
6 14 (30.43%) QA Tester
6 14 (30.43%) Software Tester
7 13 (28.26%) Software Test Engineer
7 13 (28.26%) Junior Tester
7 13 (28.26%) Junior Software Engineer
7 13 (28.26%) Junior
7 13 (28.26%) Software Engineer
7 13 (28.26%) Graduate
7 13 (28.26%) Graduate Software Tester
7 13 (28.26%) Junior Software Tester
7 13 (28.26%) Junior Test Engineer
8 10 (21.74%) Senior Test Analyst
8 10 (21.74%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (15.22%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) HTML
2 13 (28.26%) CSS
2 13 (28.26%) jQuery
3 12 (26.09%) .NET
4 2 (4.35%) HTML5
4 2 (4.35%) JSON
4 2 (4.35%) WPF
4 2 (4.35%) XML
5 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
1 13 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.70%) Social Media
4 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) System Testing
3 13 (28.26%) Waterfall
4 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
5 9 (19.57%) Automated Testing
5 9 (19.57%) Manual Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
7 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.52%) Project Management
9 3 (6.52%) Test Planning
9 3 (6.52%) Web Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Test Management
9 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Usability Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Time Management
10 2 (4.35%) TDD
11 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
2 13 (28.26%) C#
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) VBScript
4 2 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) XPath
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Degree
2 14 (30.43%) ISEB
3 13 (28.26%) ISTQB
4 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.52%) VCP4
5 3 (6.52%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (65.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Capita
1 3 (6.52%) IBM
1 3 (6.52%) HP
2 2 (4.35%) Telerik
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum +bonus, healthcare, Pension, mobile
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 27 days ago