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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 98 134 120
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 36 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.00% 0.62% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 0.73% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 32 11 17
Median salary £43,750 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £40,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £65,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
1601 1906 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.90% 84.04% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 1388 1290
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
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 July 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 55 (69.62%) Selenium
2 50 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (53.16%) SQL
4 37 (46.84%) Java
5 36 (45.57%) Linux
6 28 (35.44%) JavaScript
6 28 (35.44%) QA
7 27 (34.18%) BDD
8 24 (30.38%) HTML
9 23 (29.11%) Git (software)
10 21 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (26.58%) Subversion
11 20 (25.32%) Logistics
11 20 (25.32%) JIRA
11 20 (25.32%) OOP
12 19 (24.05%) SC Cleared
12 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
13 18 (22.78%) Scrum
14 17 (21.52%) Jenkins
15 16 (20.25%) Regression Testing
15 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
15 16 (20.25%) CSS
16 15 (18.99%) MySQL
16 15 (18.99%) C#
16 15 (18.99%) Finance
16 15 (18.99%) ISEB
16 15 (18.99%) Web Testing
16 15 (18.99%) Banking
17 14 (17.72%) Ajax
17 14 (17.72%) JMeter

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 11 (13.92%) Apache
2 10 (12.66%) OpenStack
3 9 (11.39%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (11.39%) nginx
4 1 (1.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.27%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (12.66%) IaaS
3 10 (12.66%) PaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.27%) Route 53
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) IPv4
2 9 (11.39%) HTTP
3 8 (10.13%) Internet
3 8 (10.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) MySQL
2 13 (16.46%) Big Data
3 11 (13.92%) Hadoop
4 9 (11.39%) MongoDB
5 8 (10.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (10.13%) Redis
5 8 (10.13%) Riak
6 1 (1.27%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 55 (69.62%) Selenium
2 23 (29.11%) Git (software)
3 21 (26.58%) Subversion
4 20 (25.32%) JIRA
5 17 (21.52%) Jenkins
6 14 (17.72%) JMeter
7 13 (16.46%) Cucumber
8 12 (15.19%) HP UFT
8 12 (15.19%) JBehave
8 12 (15.19%) Ranorex
8 12 (15.19%) RSpec
9 8 (10.13%) Bugzilla
9 8 (10.13%) Trac
10 6 (7.59%) Eclipse
11 5 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (5.06%) eggPlant
12 4 (5.06%) LoadRunner
12 4 (5.06%) Rational Functional Tester
12 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio
12 4 (5.06%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (18.99%) Banking
1 15 (18.99%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Games
2 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
3 12 (15.19%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (17.72%) Developer
2 11 (13.92%) Automation Test Lead
2 11 (13.92%) Tester
3 9 (11.39%) Analyst
3 9 (11.39%) Software Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Test Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Consultant
4 8 (10.13%) Java Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Java Software Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) QA Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Test Consultant
4 8 (10.13%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Test Automation Consultant
6 6 (7.59%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (7.59%) Performance Specialist
6 6 (7.59%) Performance Test Specialist
6 6 (7.59%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (7.59%) Test Automation Specialist
6 6 (7.59%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.38%) HTML
2 16 (20.25%) CSS
3 14 (17.72%) Ajax
4 12 (15.19%) Web Services
5 9 (11.39%) AngularJS
6 8 (10.13%) JSON
6 8 (10.13%) Kafka
6 8 (10.13%) REST
6 8 (10.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (10.13%) WebSockets
6 8 (10.13%) XML
7 3 (3.80%) .NET
7 3 (3.80%) LAMP
8 1 (1.27%) ELK Stack
8 1 (1.27%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.27%) Node.js
8 1 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.27%) SOAP
8 1 (1.27%) WCF
8 1 (1.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) PKI
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.06%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.27%) Blog
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (45.57%) Linux
2 13 (16.46%) Unix
3 8 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.33%) Android
5 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
5 4 (5.06%) Windows
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.18%) BDD
3 21 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (25.32%) Logistics
4 20 (25.32%) OOP
5 18 (22.78%) Scrum
6 16 (20.25%) Regression Testing
7 15 (18.99%) Web Testing
8 13 (16.46%) Open Source
8 13 (16.46%) Test Scripting
9 12 (15.19%) API Testing
10 11 (13.92%) Automated Testing
10 11 (13.92%) SOA
11 10 (12.66%) Automation Testing
11 10 (12.66%) High Availability
11 10 (12.66%) Performance Testing
11 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
12 9 (11.39%) Functional Testing
12 9 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (10.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) SQL
2 37 (46.84%) Java
3 28 (35.44%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.99%) C#
5 14 (17.72%) Python
6 13 (16.46%) Bash Shell
7 8 (10.13%) C++
8 2 (2.53%) PHP
8 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.27%) Groovy
9 1 (1.27%) Perl
9 1 (1.27%) Ruby
9 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) SC Cleared
1 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.99%) ISEB
3 10 (12.66%) ISTQB
4 7 (8.86%) Degree
5 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (35.44%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.27%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) Docker
1 10 (12.66%) KVM
1 10 (12.66%) VirtualBox
1 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (10.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Kibana
2 8 (10.13%) Ambari
2 8 (10.13%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.27%) Graylog
3 1 (1.27%) logstash
3 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.27%) Puppet
3 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) VMware
2 8 (10.13%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.06%) HP
3 4 (5.06%) IBM
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.53%) Borland
5 1 (1.27%) Capita
5 1 (1.27%) SAP
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