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

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 100 131 114
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 35 12 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.96% 0.52% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 0.62% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 25
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,000 £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
1583 1931 1982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.73% 83.96% 81.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1232 1400 1386
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £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 June 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (75.36%) Selenium
2 42 (60.87%) SQL
3 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (47.83%) Linux
5 31 (44.93%) Java
6 30 (43.48%) BDD
7 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
8 23 (33.33%) HTML
8 23 (33.33%) QA
9 22 (31.88%) JIRA
9 22 (31.88%) Git (software)
9 22 (31.88%) Subversion
10 20 (28.99%) Logistics
11 18 (26.09%) Web Testing
11 18 (26.09%) MySQL
12 17 (24.64%) Unix
12 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (23.19%) Banking
13 16 (23.19%) OOP
14 15 (21.74%) CSS
14 15 (21.74%) C#
14 15 (21.74%) Finance
15 14 (20.29%) Telecoms
15 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
15 14 (20.29%) Ajax
15 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
15 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
16 13 (18.84%) Retail
16 13 (18.84%) Python
16 13 (18.84%) Games

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 (14.49%) OpenStack
2 9 (13.04%) Apache
3 8 (11.59%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (11.59%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.45%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (14.49%) IaaS
2 10 (14.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) IPv4
2 9 (13.04%) HTTP
3 4 (5.80%) Internet
3 4 (5.80%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.09%) MySQL
2 11 (15.94%) Big Data
3 10 (14.49%) Hadoop
4 8 (11.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (11.59%) MongoDB
4 8 (11.59%) Redis
4 8 (11.59%) Riak
Development Applications
1 52 (75.36%) Selenium
2 22 (31.88%) Git (software)
2 22 (31.88%) JIRA
2 22 (31.88%) Subversion
3 13 (18.84%) Cucumber
3 13 (18.84%) Jenkins
3 13 (18.84%) Ranorex
4 12 (17.39%) HP UFT
4 12 (17.39%) JBehave
4 12 (17.39%) RSpec
5 8 (11.59%) Bugzilla
5 8 (11.59%) JMeter
5 8 (11.59%) Trac
6 4 (5.80%) eggPlant
6 4 (5.80%) LoadRunner
6 4 (5.80%) Rational Functional Tester
7 3 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.35%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (23.19%) Banking
2 15 (21.74%) Finance
3 14 (20.29%) Telecoms
4 13 (18.84%) Games
4 13 (18.84%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Automation Test Lead
2 14 (20.29%) Developer
3 8 (11.59%) Consultant
3 8 (11.59%) QA Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Test Consultant
4 7 (10.14%) Test Automation Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Performance Specialist
5 6 (8.70%) Performance Test Specialist
5 6 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Test Automation Specialist
5 6 (8.70%) Test Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Test Specialist
6 5 (7.25%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Hadoop Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Quality Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.33%) HTML
2 15 (21.74%) CSS
3 14 (20.29%) Ajax
4 12 (17.39%) Web Services
5 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
5 8 (11.59%) JSON
5 8 (11.59%) Kafka
5 8 (11.59%) REST
5 8 (11.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (11.59%) WebSockets
5 8 (11.59%) XML
6 3 (4.35%) .NET
7 1 (1.45%) LAMP
7 1 (1.45%) SOAP
7 1 (1.45%) WCF
7 1 (1.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) PKI
2 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.80%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.83%) Linux
2 17 (24.64%) Unix
3 8 (11.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.25%) Android
5 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.80%) Windows
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (43.48%) BDD
3 20 (28.99%) Logistics
4 18 (26.09%) Web Testing
5 17 (24.64%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (23.19%) OOP
7 12 (17.39%) API Testing
8 11 (15.94%) Automated Testing
8 11 (15.94%) Open Source
9 10 (14.49%) High Availability
9 10 (14.49%) Performance Testing
9 10 (14.49%) SOA
10 9 (13.04%) Automation Testing
10 9 (13.04%) Scrum
11 8 (11.59%) Defensive Programming
11 8 (11.59%) Memory Management
11 8 (11.59%) User Stories
12 7 (10.14%) Functional Testing
12 7 (10.14%) Test Scripting
13 6 (8.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.87%) SQL
2 31 (44.93%) Java
3 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
4 15 (21.74%) C#
5 13 (18.84%) Python
6 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.80%) C++
8 1 (1.45%) Groovy
8 1 (1.45%) PHP
8 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) SC Cleared
1 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.49%) ISTQB
3 9 (13.04%) ISEB
4 4 (5.80%) Degree
5 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) Docker
1 10 (14.49%) KVM
1 10 (14.49%) VirtualBox
1 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (11.59%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) Ambari
1 8 (11.59%) Hadoop YARN
1 8 (11.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) VMware
2 8 (11.59%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.80%) HP
3 4 (5.80%) IBM
4 2 (2.90%) Borland
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.45%) Capita
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago