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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 91 125 104
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -21
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 38 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.18% 0.70% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 0.82% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 30 12 27
Median salary £41,500 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.54% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £45,000
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
1556 1940 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 89.27% 84.35% 81.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1330 1360
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £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 24 May 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 51 (78.46%) Selenium
2 44 (67.69%) SQL
3 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (52.31%) BDD
5 32 (49.23%) Linux
6 30 (46.15%) Java
7 28 (43.08%) JavaScript
8 25 (38.46%) HTML
8 25 (38.46%) Subversion
8 25 (38.46%) Git (software)
9 24 (36.92%) JIRA
10 22 (33.85%) Logistics
11 20 (30.77%) C#
12 19 (29.23%) MySQL
12 19 (29.23%) Unix
12 19 (29.23%) QA
12 19 (29.23%) Web Testing
13 18 (27.69%) Banking
14 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (26.15%) OOP
14 17 (26.15%) CSS
14 17 (26.15%) Telecoms
14 17 (26.15%) Finance
15 16 (24.62%) Retail
15 16 (24.62%) Ajax
15 16 (24.62%) Ranorex
16 15 (23.08%) Cucumber
16 15 (23.08%) Python
16 15 (23.08%) MS Excel
17 14 (21.54%) Web Services

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 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 8 (12.31%) Apache
2 8 (12.31%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (12.31%) nginx
3 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.54%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (15.38%) IaaS
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) IPv4
2 9 (13.85%) HTTP
3 2 (3.08%) Internet
3 2 (3.08%) SMTP
4 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) MySQL
2 10 (15.38%) Big Data
2 10 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 8 (12.31%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (12.31%) MongoDB
3 8 (12.31%) Redis
3 8 (12.31%) Riak
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 51 (78.46%) Selenium
2 25 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 25 (38.46%) Subversion
3 24 (36.92%) JIRA
4 16 (24.62%) Ranorex
5 15 (23.08%) Cucumber
6 14 (21.54%) HP UFT
6 14 (21.54%) JBehave
6 14 (21.54%) RSpec
7 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
8 8 (12.31%) Bugzilla
8 8 (12.31%) Trac
9 3 (4.62%) JMeter
9 3 (4.62%) LoadRunner
9 3 (4.62%) SpecFlow
9 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
9 3 (4.62%) WebDriver
10 2 (3.08%) Artifactory
10 2 (3.08%) eggPlant
10 2 (3.08%) MSBuild
General
1 18 (27.69%) Banking
2 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 17 (26.15%) Telecoms
3 16 (24.62%) Retail
4 14 (21.54%) Games
5 2 (3.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Automation Test Lead
2 13 (20.00%) Developer
3 9 (13.85%) QA Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Consultant
4 7 (10.77%) Test Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) Test Automation Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) Test Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Hadoop Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Performance Specialist
6 5 (7.69%) Performance Test Specialist
6 5 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Test Automation Specialist
6 5 (7.69%) Test Specialist
7 4 (6.15%) Open Source Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Quality Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Software QA Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Software Quality Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.62%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (38.46%) HTML
2 17 (26.15%) CSS
3 16 (24.62%) Ajax
4 14 (21.54%) Web Services
5 8 (12.31%) AngularJS
5 8 (12.31%) JSON
5 8 (12.31%) Kafka
5 8 (12.31%) REST
5 8 (12.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (12.31%) WebSockets
5 8 (12.31%) XML
6 4 (6.15%) .NET
7 1 (1.54%) SOAP
7 1 (1.54%) WCF
7 1 (1.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) PKI
2 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.15%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (49.23%) Linux
2 19 (29.23%) Unix
3 8 (12.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.69%) Android
5 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.15%) Windows
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (52.31%) BDD
3 22 (33.85%) Logistics
4 19 (29.23%) Web Testing
5 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (26.15%) OOP
6 14 (21.54%) API Testing
7 11 (16.92%) Automated Testing
7 11 (16.92%) Open Source
7 11 (16.92%) Performance Testing
8 10 (15.38%) High Availability
8 10 (15.38%) SOA
9 8 (12.31%) Defensive Programming
9 8 (12.31%) Memory Management
9 8 (12.31%) User Stories
10 6 (9.23%) Automation Testing
10 6 (9.23%) Presales
10 6 (9.23%) Software Testing
11 5 (7.69%) Regression Testing
11 5 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 44 (67.69%) SQL
2 30 (46.15%) Java
3 28 (43.08%) JavaScript
4 20 (30.77%) C#
5 15 (23.08%) Python
6 10 (15.38%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.15%) Ruby
8 2 (3.08%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) Groovy
8 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.54%) C
9 1 (1.54%) Perl
9 1 (1.54%) PHP
9 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.54%) VB
9 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) SC Cleared
1 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.15%) ISEB
4 3 (4.62%) Degree
5 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (29.23%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Docker
1 10 (15.38%) KVM
1 10 (15.38%) VirtualBox
1 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (12.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) Ambari
1 8 (12.31%) Hadoop YARN
1 8 (12.31%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) VMware
2 8 (12.31%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.62%) HP
4 2 (3.08%) Borland
4 2 (3.08%) IBM
4 2 (3.08%) Splunk
5 1 (1.54%) Capita
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
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