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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 97 117 96
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 28 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 1.35% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.55% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 32
Median salary £43,750 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £46,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £62,500 £49,825
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
1051 1806 2009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.42% 87.29% 85.20%
Number of salaries quoted 781 1437 1363
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
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 21 February 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) QA
2 13 (52.00%) Java
3 12 (48.00%) Degree
4 11 (44.00%) Linux
4 11 (44.00%) Selenium
4 11 (44.00%) Scrum
5 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (24.00%) BDD
6 6 (24.00%) JIRA
6 6 (24.00%) Internet
6 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (24.00%) HTML
6 6 (24.00%) TDD
7 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) Bugzilla
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (20.00%) Open Source
7 5 (20.00%) Big Data
7 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (20.00%) Trac
7 5 (20.00%) QA Automation
8 4 (16.00%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (16.00%) SDLC
8 4 (16.00%) Open Source Development

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 4 (16.00%) Apache
1 4 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (16.00%) nginx
1 4 (16.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.00%) IaaS
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Internet
2 4 (16.00%) HTTP
2 4 (16.00%) IPv4
3 3 (12.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Big Data
2 4 (16.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.00%) Redis
2 4 (16.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) JIRA
3 5 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.00%) Trac
4 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (16.00%) Subversion
5 2 (8.00%) Maven
5 2 (8.00%) TestNG
6 1 (4.00%) Ant
6 1 (4.00%) Calabash
6 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.00%) Gradle
6 1 (4.00%) JUnit
6 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Automation Tester
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
1 7 (28.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 7 (28.00%) QA Tester
1 7 (28.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Test Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Tester
2 5 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Big Data Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Open Source Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Developer in Test
4 3 (12.00%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Graduate Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) QA Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) QA Leader
4 3 (12.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (16.00%) JSON
2 4 (16.00%) Kafka
2 4 (16.00%) REST
2 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (16.00%) WebSockets
2 4 (16.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) Ajax
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) Scrum
3 6 (24.00%) BDD
3 6 (24.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.00%) Open Source
4 5 (20.00%) QA Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Defensive Programming
5 4 (16.00%) High Availability
5 4 (16.00%) Logistics
5 4 (16.00%) Memory Management
5 4 (16.00%) Open Source Development
5 4 (16.00%) SDLC
5 4 (16.00%) SOA
5 4 (16.00%) User Stories
6 3 (12.00%) Kanban
6 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (16.00%) Python
5 3 (12.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
1 4 (16.00%) HDFS
1 4 (16.00%) KVM
1 4 (16.00%) VirtualBox
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ambari
1 4 (16.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 4 (16.00%) Kibana
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum 45K Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago