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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 132 97 136
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +39
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 9 40 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 1.61% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 2.09% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 40 2
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1827 1914 1679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.53% 77.05% 74.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1387 1327 1304
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 14 (70.00%) Selenium
2 10 (50.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (40.00%) QA
4 8 (40.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) HP UFT
5 6 (30.00%) Java
5 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (25.00%) jQuery
6 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 5 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (25.00%) Dapper ORM
6 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) MVC
6 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (20.00%) WCF
7 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (20.00%) ISEB
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) SQL

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.00%) Mocha
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) Robotium
4 1 (5.00%) Gradle
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) Grunt
4 1 (5.00%) JMeter
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) WinRunner
4 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.00%) TestNG
4 1 (5.00%) JBehave
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Tester
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Graduate
4 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 4 (20.00%) Graduate Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Applications Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Tester
6 2 (10.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Quality Manager
6 2 (10.00%) QA Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (25.00%) Dapper ORM
3 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (25.00%) jQuery
3 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 5 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (20.00%) WCF
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) User Stories
4 2 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VBScript
5 2 (10.00%) VB
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) XPath
6 1 (5.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) HP
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