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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 90 125 117
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 42 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.21% 1.23% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 1.45% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 22
Median salary £42,500 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £42,050 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
1667 2062 1978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 87.74% 84.61% 80.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 1348 1448
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £49,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 May 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 56 (75.68%) Selenium
2 51 (68.92%) SQL
3 45 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (51.35%) BDD
5 34 (45.95%) Java
5 34 (45.95%) Linux
6 32 (43.24%) JavaScript
7 28 (37.84%) JIRA
8 27 (36.49%) Subversion
8 27 (36.49%) HTML
8 27 (36.49%) Git (software)
9 24 (32.43%) Logistics
10 23 (31.08%) C#
11 20 (27.03%) MySQL
11 20 (27.03%) MS Excel
11 20 (27.03%) Unix
11 20 (27.03%) Telecoms
11 20 (27.03%) Finance
11 20 (27.03%) Banking
11 20 (27.03%) QA
11 20 (27.03%) Web Testing
12 19 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (25.68%) CSS
12 19 (25.68%) OOP
13 18 (24.32%) Retail
13 18 (24.32%) Ajax
13 18 (24.32%) Ranorex
13 18 (24.32%) Cucumber
14 17 (22.97%) Python
14 17 (22.97%) HP UFT

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 10 (13.51%) OpenStack
2 8 (10.81%) Apache
2 8 (10.81%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (10.81%) nginx
3 3 (4.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (27.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.35%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (13.51%) IaaS
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (13.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) IPv4
2 9 (12.16%) HTTP
3 3 (4.05%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.70%) Internet
4 2 (2.70%) SMTP
5 1 (1.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.03%) MySQL
2 10 (13.51%) Big Data
2 10 (13.51%) Hadoop
3 8 (10.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 8 (10.81%) Redis
3 8 (10.81%) Riak
4 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 56 (75.68%) Selenium
2 28 (37.84%) JIRA
3 27 (36.49%) Git (software)
3 27 (36.49%) Subversion
4 18 (24.32%) Cucumber
4 18 (24.32%) Ranorex
5 17 (22.97%) HP UFT
6 16 (21.62%) JBehave
6 16 (21.62%) RSpec
7 14 (18.92%) Jenkins
8 8 (10.81%) Bugzilla
8 8 (10.81%) Trac
8 8 (10.81%) Visual Studio
9 6 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (5.41%) JMeter
11 3 (4.05%) FitNesse
11 3 (4.05%) LoadRunner
11 3 (4.05%) SpecFlow
11 3 (4.05%) WebDriver
12 2 (2.70%) MSBuild
General
1 20 (27.03%) Banking
1 20 (27.03%) Finance
1 20 (27.03%) Telecoms
2 18 (24.32%) Retail
3 16 (21.62%) Games
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Automation Test Lead
2 12 (16.22%) Developer
3 9 (12.16%) Test Leader
3 9 (12.16%) Test Manager
4 8 (10.81%) QA Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Test Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Consultant
6 6 (8.11%) Test Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Test Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Hadoop Developer
7 5 (6.76%) QA Test Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Test Automation Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Test Automation Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Open Source Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Performance Specialist
8 4 (5.41%) Performance Test Specialist
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.49%) HTML
2 19 (25.68%) CSS
3 18 (24.32%) Ajax
4 16 (21.62%) Web Services
5 8 (10.81%) AngularJS
5 8 (10.81%) JSON
5 8 (10.81%) Kafka
5 8 (10.81%) REST
5 8 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (10.81%) WebSockets
5 8 (10.81%) XML
6 5 (6.76%) .NET
7 1 (1.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) PKI
2 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.76%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.41%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.05%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.95%) Linux
2 20 (27.03%) Unix
3 8 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.76%) Android
4 5 (6.76%) Windows
5 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.41%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (51.35%) BDD
3 24 (32.43%) Logistics
4 20 (27.03%) Web Testing
5 19 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (25.68%) OOP
6 16 (21.62%) API Testing
7 13 (17.57%) Performance Testing
8 12 (16.22%) Open Source
9 11 (14.86%) Automated Testing
10 10 (13.51%) High Availability
10 10 (13.51%) SOA
11 9 (12.16%) Scrum
12 8 (10.81%) Defensive Programming
12 8 (10.81%) Memory Management
12 8 (10.81%) Presales
12 8 (10.81%) User Stories
13 7 (9.46%) Software Testing
14 5 (6.76%) Automation Testing
14 5 (6.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (68.92%) SQL
2 34 (45.95%) Java
3 32 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 23 (31.08%) C#
5 17 (22.97%) Python
6 10 (13.51%) Bash Shell
7 6 (8.11%) Ruby
8 3 (4.05%) C
8 3 (4.05%) Perl
8 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.70%) C++
9 2 (2.70%) Groovy
9 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.70%) VB
10 1 (1.35%) PHP
10 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) SC Cleared
1 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.51%) ISTQB
3 8 (10.81%) Degree
3 8 (10.81%) ISEB
4 2 (2.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (27.03%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) Docker
1 10 (13.51%) KVM
1 10 (13.51%) VirtualBox
1 10 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (10.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) Ambari
1 8 (10.81%) Hadoop YARN
1 8 (10.81%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) VMware
2 8 (10.81%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.05%) HP
5 2 (2.70%) Borland
5 2 (2.70%) Splunk
6 1 (1.35%) Capita
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago