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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 95 124 129
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 41 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.29% 0.91% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 1.07% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 11
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £48,000
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
1572 1866 2033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 87.72% 84.66% 81.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1166 1401 1416
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £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 28 August 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 53 (68.83%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (64.94%) Selenium
3 38 (49.35%) Linux
4 36 (46.75%) SQL
5 35 (45.45%) Java
6 30 (38.96%) QA
7 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
8 23 (29.87%) Git (software)
9 22 (28.57%) JIRA
9 22 (28.57%) HTML
9 22 (28.57%) Jenkins
10 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
10 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (27.27%) SC Cleared
11 20 (25.97%) Scrum
11 20 (25.97%) BDD
12 18 (23.38%) Subversion
13 17 (22.08%) Logistics
13 17 (22.08%) Python
13 17 (22.08%) Bash Shell
14 16 (20.78%) OOP
14 16 (20.78%) JMeter
14 16 (20.78%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (19.48%) Test Scripting
15 15 (19.48%) ISEB
15 15 (19.48%) Apache
15 15 (19.48%) Open Source
16 14 (18.18%) Big Data
16 14 (18.18%) SOA
16 14 (18.18%) MS Excel

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 15 (19.48%) Apache
2 12 (15.58%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (15.58%) nginx
3 11 (14.29%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.30%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.78%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (14.29%) IaaS
3 11 (14.29%) PaaS
4 3 (3.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.90%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (3.90%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.90%) Route 53
4 3 (3.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) IPv4
2 10 (12.99%) HTTP
3 9 (11.69%) Internet
4 8 (10.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) Big Data
1 14 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 13 (16.88%) MySQL
3 12 (15.58%) MongoDB
4 9 (11.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (11.69%) Redis
4 9 (11.69%) Riak
5 3 (3.90%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 50 (64.94%) Selenium
2 23 (29.87%) Git (software)
3 22 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 22 (28.57%) JIRA
4 18 (23.38%) Subversion
5 16 (20.78%) JMeter
6 9 (11.69%) Bugzilla
6 9 (11.69%) Cucumber
6 9 (11.69%) Trac
7 8 (10.39%) Eclipse
7 8 (10.39%) HP UFT
7 8 (10.39%) JBehave
7 8 (10.39%) Ranorex
7 8 (10.39%) RSpec
8 6 (7.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (5.19%) eggPlant
9 4 (5.19%) LoadRunner
9 4 (5.19%) Rational Functional Tester
9 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
9 4 (5.19%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Banking
3 9 (11.69%) Games
4 8 (10.39%) Retail
4 8 (10.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Tester
2 14 (18.18%) Developer
3 10 (12.99%) Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) Test Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Automation Test Lead
4 9 (11.69%) Software Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Automation Tester
5 8 (10.39%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Java Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Test Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) QA Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) QA Tester
7 6 (7.79%) Software Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Software Test Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Software Tester
8 5 (6.49%) Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Hadoop Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.57%) HTML
2 12 (15.58%) AngularJS
2 12 (15.58%) CSS
3 9 (11.69%) JSON
3 9 (11.69%) Kafka
3 9 (11.69%) REST
3 9 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (11.69%) WebSockets
3 9 (11.69%) XML
4 8 (10.39%) Ajax
4 8 (10.39%) Web Services
5 6 (7.79%) LAMP
6 4 (5.19%) .NET
7 3 (3.90%) ELK Stack
7 3 (3.90%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (3.90%) Node.js
7 3 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.30%) SOAP
8 1 (1.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) PKI
2 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.90%) Blog
5 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (49.35%) Linux
2 10 (12.99%) Unix
3 9 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.19%) Android
4 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.19%) Windows
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (68.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (25.97%) BDD
3 20 (25.97%) Scrum
4 17 (22.08%) Logistics
5 16 (20.78%) OOP
6 15 (19.48%) Open Source
6 15 (19.48%) Test Scripting
7 14 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 14 (18.18%) SOA
8 13 (16.88%) Web Testing
9 12 (15.58%) Automated Testing
9 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
10 11 (14.29%) Automation Testing
10 11 (14.29%) High Availability
11 10 (12.99%) Functional Testing
11 10 (12.99%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (11.69%) Defensive Programming
12 9 (11.69%) Performance Testing
12 9 (11.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.75%) SQL
2 35 (45.45%) Java
3 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
4 17 (22.08%) Bash Shell
4 17 (22.08%) Python
5 11 (14.29%) C#
6 8 (10.39%) C++
7 4 (5.19%) Perl
8 3 (3.90%) Groovy
8 3 (3.90%) PHP
8 3 (3.90%) Ruby
8 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.48%) ISEB
3 11 (14.29%) Degree
4 8 (10.39%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (38.96%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.30%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) Docker
1 11 (14.29%) KVM
1 11 (14.29%) VirtualBox
1 11 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 9 (11.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (15.58%) Kibana
2 9 (11.69%) Ambari
2 9 (11.69%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (3.90%) Graylog
3 3 (3.90%) logstash
3 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.90%) Puppet
3 3 (3.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) VMware
2 9 (11.69%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.19%) HP
4 4 (5.19%) IBM
5 1 (1.30%) Borland
5 1 (1.30%) Capita
5 1 (1.30%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago