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

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 95 107 116
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.74% 1.55% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.80% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 19
Median salary £53,750 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £49,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
1150 1890 1977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.62% 86.30% 84.38%
Number of salaries quoted 829 1490 1293
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £35,000 £33,000
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 January 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Java
2 18 (56.25%) Linux
3 16 (50.00%) QA
4 15 (46.88%) Selenium
5 14 (43.75%) Degree
6 13 (40.63%) Scrum
7 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
7 11 (34.38%) HTML
7 11 (34.38%) SQL
7 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
8 10 (31.25%) JIRA
9 9 (28.13%) Internet
9 9 (28.13%) Apache
9 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
9 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
10 8 (25.00%) Open Source
10 8 (25.00%) nginx
10 8 (25.00%) Hadoop
10 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
10 8 (25.00%) TDD
10 8 (25.00%) Python
10 8 (25.00%) SOA
10 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 8 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (25.00%) Kibana
11 7 (21.88%) Trac
11 7 (21.88%) Big Data

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 9 (28.13%) Apache
2 8 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (25.00%) nginx
3 6 (18.75%) OpenStack
4 2 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.75%) IaaS
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (18.75%) PaaS
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
3 2 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (6.25%) Route 53
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Internet
2 6 (18.75%) HTTP
2 6 (18.75%) IPv4
3 5 (15.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (21.88%) Big Data
3 6 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (18.75%) Redis
3 6 (18.75%) Riak
4 2 (6.25%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Selenium
2 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
3 10 (31.25%) JIRA
4 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
5 7 (21.88%) Bugzilla
5 7 (21.88%) Trac
6 6 (18.75%) Subversion
7 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
8 4 (12.50%) Maven
9 3 (9.38%) Ant
9 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
10 2 (6.25%) FishEye
10 2 (6.25%) JMeter
10 2 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (6.25%) TestNG
11 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (3.13%) Calabash
11 1 (3.13%) Gradle
11 1 (3.13%) JUnit
11 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Tester
2 9 (28.13%) Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 8 (25.00%) QA Tester
4 7 (21.88%) Java Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) QA Automation Tester
5 6 (18.75%) Big Data Developer
5 6 (18.75%) Open Source Developer
6 5 (15.63%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Developer in Test
7 3 (9.38%) Graduate
7 3 (9.38%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Graduate Test Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) QA Leader
7 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) HTML
2 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (18.75%) JSON
3 6 (18.75%) Kafka
3 6 (18.75%) REST
3 6 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (18.75%) WebSockets
3 6 (18.75%) XML
4 4 (12.50%) CSS
5 3 (9.38%) LAMP
6 2 (6.25%) Ajax
6 2 (6.25%) ELK Stack
6 2 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (6.25%) Node.js
6 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (3.13%) .NET
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (18.75%) PKI
2 2 (6.25%) Blog
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Scrum
3 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (25.00%) Open Source
4 8 (25.00%) SOA
4 8 (25.00%) TDD
5 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
6 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 6 (18.75%) BDD
6 6 (18.75%) Defensive Programming
6 6 (18.75%) High Availability
6 6 (18.75%) Logistics
6 6 (18.75%) Memory Management
6 6 (18.75%) Open Source Development
6 6 (18.75%) QA Automation
6 6 (18.75%) SDLC
6 6 (18.75%) User Stories
7 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
7 5 (15.63%) OO
7 5 (15.63%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
4 8 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (15.63%) C++
6 3 (9.38%) Perl
7 2 (6.25%) Groovy
7 2 (6.25%) Ruby
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) ISEB
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 6 (18.75%) Docker
1 6 (18.75%) HDFS
1 6 (18.75%) KVM
1 6 (18.75%) VirtualBox
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Kibana
2 6 (18.75%) Ambari
2 6 (18.75%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (6.25%) Graylog
3 2 (6.25%) logstash
3 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.25%) Puppet
3 2 (6.25%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
1 6 (18.75%) VMware
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