The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 99 103 130
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +27
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 17 58 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.05% 2.36% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 2.80% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 17 48 14
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
1378 2075 2226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.96% 84.42% 84.51%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1674 1369
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Reading region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Reading

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 52 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (53.45%) Selenium
3 27 (46.55%) Scrum
3 27 (46.55%) Java
3 27 (46.55%) Linux
4 24 (41.38%) QA
5 19 (32.76%) Degree
5 19 (32.76%) Jenkins
6 17 (29.31%) SQL
7 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
7 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
8 14 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
8 14 (24.14%) ISEB
8 14 (24.14%) Internet
9 13 (22.41%) JMeter
9 13 (22.41%) TDD
9 13 (22.41%) Test Scripting
9 13 (22.41%) JIRA
9 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering
10 12 (20.69%) Bash Shell
10 12 (20.69%) Apache
10 12 (20.69%) HTML
10 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (20.69%) SDLC
11 11 (18.97%) Python
11 11 (18.97%) Open Source
11 11 (18.97%) Git (software)
11 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing

Test Automation
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 12 (20.69%) Apache
2 9 (15.52%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (15.52%) nginx
3 6 (10.34%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.34%) IaaS
3 6 (10.34%) PaaS
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (5.17%) Route 53
4 3 (5.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) Internet
2 10 (17.24%) SMTP
3 6 (10.34%) HTTP
3 6 (10.34%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) Big Data
1 9 (15.52%) Hadoop
1 9 (15.52%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (10.34%) Redis
2 6 (10.34%) Riak
3 3 (5.17%) MariaDB
3 3 (5.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (53.45%) Selenium
2 19 (32.76%) Jenkins
3 13 (22.41%) JIRA
3 13 (22.41%) JMeter
4 11 (18.97%) Git (software)
5 8 (13.79%) Eclipse
6 7 (12.07%) Bugzilla
6 7 (12.07%) Trac
7 6 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (10.34%) Subversion
8 4 (6.90%) Ant
8 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
8 4 (6.90%) Maven
8 4 (6.90%) WebDriver
9 3 (5.17%) FishEye
9 3 (5.17%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (3.45%) LoadRunner
10 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.72%) JUnit
11 1 (1.72%) TestNG
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
2 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Tester
2 13 (22.41%) Automation Tester
3 11 (18.97%) Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Java Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) QA Tester
4 10 (17.24%) Analyst
4 10 (17.24%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Software Engineer
4 10 (17.24%) Test Analyst
5 9 (15.52%) QA Automation Tester
6 8 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (12.07%) Software Tester
7 7 (12.07%) Test Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Big Data Developer
8 6 (10.34%) Open Source Developer
8 6 (10.34%) Software Analyst
8 6 (10.34%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) QA Leader
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) HTML
2 9 (15.52%) AngularJS
3 6 (10.34%) JSON
3 6 (10.34%) Kafka
3 6 (10.34%) LAMP
3 6 (10.34%) REST
3 6 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (10.34%) WebSockets
3 6 (10.34%) XML
4 5 (8.62%) CSS
5 3 (5.17%) ELK Stack
5 3 (5.17%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (5.17%) Node.js
5 3 (5.17%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.45%) Ajax
7 1 (1.72%) .NET
7 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) PKI
3 3 (5.17%) Blog
4 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (46.55%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (46.55%) Scrum
3 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering
4 13 (22.41%) TDD
4 13 (22.41%) Test Scripting
5 12 (20.69%) SDLC
6 11 (18.97%) Open Source
6 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (17.24%) Automation Testing
7 10 (17.24%) OO
7 10 (17.24%) OOP
8 9 (15.52%) SOA
9 8 (13.79%) BDD
9 8 (13.79%) OOD
9 8 (13.79%) QA Automation
10 6 (10.34%) Defensive Programming
10 6 (10.34%) High Availability
10 6 (10.34%) Memory Management
10 6 (10.34%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (46.55%) Java
2 17 (29.31%) SQL
3 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.69%) Bash Shell
5 11 (18.97%) Python
6 10 (17.24%) C++
7 4 (6.90%) Perl
8 3 (5.17%) Groovy
8 3 (5.17%) PHP
8 3 (5.17%) Ruby
8 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) Degree
2 16 (27.59%) SC Cleared
2 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
3 14 (24.14%) ISEB
4 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (41.38%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) SDET
3 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 6 (10.34%) Docker
1 6 (10.34%) HDFS
1 6 (10.34%) KVM
1 6 (10.34%) VirtualBox
1 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) Kibana
2 6 (10.34%) Ambari
2 6 (10.34%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (5.17%) Graylog
3 3 (5.17%) logstash
3 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.17%) Puppet
3 3 (5.17%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
2 6 (10.34%) VMware