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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 94 132 103
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -29
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 29 11 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.74% 0.49% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 0.59% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 36
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
1468 1870 2095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.22% 83.78% 83.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1484 1412
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £67,500
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 29 September 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (63.93%) Java
3 33 (54.10%) TDD
4 31 (50.82%) BDD
5 30 (49.18%) Selenium
6 29 (47.54%) Cucumber
7 28 (45.90%) Scrum
8 25 (40.98%) OOP
8 25 (40.98%) OO
9 23 (37.70%) Eclipse
10 22 (36.07%) QA
11 21 (34.43%) Gherkin
12 19 (31.15%) Data Loss Prevention
12 19 (31.15%) Test Strategy
12 19 (31.15%) SMTP
13 17 (27.87%) JUnit
13 17 (27.87%) Mockito
13 17 (27.87%) Ruby
13 17 (27.87%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (26.23%) Regression Testing
15 14 (22.95%) Linux
15 14 (22.95%) Internet
16 11 (18.03%) WebDriver
17 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
18 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
18 9 (14.75%) Web Testing
18 9 (14.75%) Functional Testing
18 9 (14.75%) SDLC
19 8 (13.11%) JIRA
19 8 (13.11%) PHP

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 3 (4.92%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.15%) SMTP
2 14 (22.95%) Internet
3 6 (9.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) Big Data
2 4 (6.56%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (49.18%) Selenium
2 29 (47.54%) Cucumber
3 23 (37.70%) Eclipse
4 17 (27.87%) JUnit
4 17 (27.87%) Mockito
5 11 (18.03%) WebDriver
6 8 (13.11%) JIRA
7 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
7 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.28%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.28%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (59.02%) Tester
2 30 (49.18%) Automation Tester
3 24 (39.34%) Web Tester
4 21 (34.43%) Agile Tester
4 21 (34.43%) Web Automation Tester
5 17 (27.87%) Java Automation Tester
5 17 (27.87%) Security Tester
6 16 (26.23%) QA Tester
7 12 (19.67%) QA Automation Tester
7 12 (19.67%) Software Engineer
7 12 (19.67%) Software Test Engineer
7 12 (19.67%) Test Engineer
8 7 (11.48%) Analyst
8 7 (11.48%) Developer
8 7 (11.48%) Development Engineer
8 7 (11.48%) Software Development Engineer
8 7 (11.48%) Test Analyst
8 7 (11.48%) Test Development Engineer
9 6 (9.84%) Java Engineer
9 6 (9.84%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (34.43%) Gherkin
2 8 (13.11%) HTML
3 4 (6.56%) CSS
3 4 (6.56%) RESTful
3 4 (6.56%) Web Services
4 3 (4.92%) LAMP
5 2 (3.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (3.28%) STL
6 1 (1.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Fintech
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Unix
3 2 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (54.10%) TDD
3 31 (50.82%) BDD
4 28 (45.90%) Scrum
5 25 (40.98%) OO
5 25 (40.98%) OOP
6 19 (31.15%) Data Loss Prevention
6 19 (31.15%) Test Strategy
7 16 (26.23%) Regression Testing
8 9 (14.75%) Functional Testing
8 9 (14.75%) SDLC
8 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
8 9 (14.75%) Web Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Automated Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.84%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
10 6 (9.84%) QA Automation
10 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
11 5 (8.20%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 39 (63.93%) Java
2 17 (27.87%) Ruby
3 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.11%) PHP
5 6 (9.84%) Python
6 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.56%) C#
6 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.28%) C++
7 2 (3.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) ISEB
2 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (36.07%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) SAP
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
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