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

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 99 109 123
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 31 36 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.85% 1.62% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.94% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 13
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £46,900
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
1477 1856 2092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.23% 83.75% 83.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 1459 1421
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 £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 24 September 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 48 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (57.58%) Selenium
3 30 (45.45%) Linux
4 29 (43.94%) Java
4 29 (43.94%) QA
5 24 (36.36%) SQL
6 22 (33.33%) Scrum
7 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 18 (27.27%) Jenkins
8 17 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared
8 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
9 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
9 15 (22.73%) ISEB
9 15 (22.73%) JMeter
10 14 (21.21%) HTML
10 14 (21.21%) Test Scripting
10 14 (21.21%) JIRA
10 14 (21.21%) Degree
11 13 (19.70%) Bash Shell
11 13 (19.70%) Python
11 13 (19.70%) BDD
12 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
12 12 (18.18%) OOP
12 12 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (16.67%) Open Source
13 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 11 (16.67%) Apache
13 11 (16.67%) Automation Testing
13 11 (16.67%) SDLC

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 (16.67%) Apache
2 8 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (12.12%) nginx
3 7 (10.61%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.61%) IaaS
3 7 (10.61%) PaaS
4 3 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (4.55%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.55%) Route 53
4 3 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) Internet
2 8 (12.12%) SMTP
3 7 (10.61%) IPv4
4 6 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) Big Data
1 10 (15.15%) Hadoop
2 9 (13.64%) MySQL
3 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.58%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (7.58%) Redis
4 5 (7.58%) Riak
5 3 (4.55%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 38 (57.58%) Selenium
2 18 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 15 (22.73%) JMeter
4 14 (21.21%) JIRA
5 10 (15.15%) Subversion
6 8 (12.12%) Eclipse
7 7 (10.61%) Cucumber
8 6 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (7.58%) Bugzilla
9 5 (7.58%) Trac
10 4 (6.06%) eggPlant
10 4 (6.06%) HP UFT
10 4 (6.06%) JBehave
10 4 (6.06%) LoadRunner
10 4 (6.06%) Ranorex
10 4 (6.06%) Rational Functional Tester
10 4 (6.06%) RSpec
11 3 (4.55%) FishEye
11 3 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Banking
2 5 (7.58%) Games
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Tester
2 12 (18.18%) Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Analyst
3 10 (15.15%) Automation Tester
3 10 (15.15%) Test Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Java Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Java Software Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) QA Tester
4 8 (12.12%) Software Engineer
4 8 (12.12%) Test Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) QA Automation Tester
5 6 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Software Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Software Tester
6 5 (7.58%) Automation Test Lead
6 5 (7.58%) Big Data Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) HTML
2 8 (12.12%) AngularJS
2 8 (12.12%) CSS
3 6 (9.09%) LAMP
4 5 (7.58%) JSON
4 5 (7.58%) Kafka
4 5 (7.58%) REST
4 5 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (7.58%) WebSockets
4 5 (7.58%) XML
5 4 (6.06%) Ajax
5 4 (6.06%) Web Services
6 3 (4.55%) .NET
6 3 (4.55%) ELK Stack
6 3 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (4.55%) Node.js
6 3 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.52%) WCF
7 1 (1.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) PKI
3 3 (4.55%) Blog
3 3 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (45.45%) Linux
2 6 (9.09%) Unix
3 5 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Android
4 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.55%) Windows
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.33%) Scrum
3 17 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (21.21%) Test Scripting
5 13 (19.70%) BDD
6 12 (18.18%) OOP
7 11 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 11 (16.67%) Open Source
7 11 (16.67%) SDLC
7 11 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 10 (15.15%) Functional Testing
8 10 (15.15%) SOA
8 10 (15.15%) TDD
8 10 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (13.64%) Logistics
9 9 (13.64%) Regression Testing
9 9 (13.64%) Web Testing
10 8 (12.12%) Automated Testing
10 8 (12.12%) OO
10 8 (12.12%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.94%) Java
2 24 (36.36%) SQL
3 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.70%) Bash Shell
4 13 (19.70%) Python
5 8 (12.12%) C++
6 6 (9.09%) C#
7 4 (6.06%) Perl
8 3 (4.55%) Groovy
8 3 (4.55%) PHP
8 3 (4.55%) Ruby
8 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared
1 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.73%) ISEB
3 14 (21.21%) Degree
4 7 (10.61%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (43.94%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) SDET
3 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Docker
1 7 (10.61%) KVM
1 7 (10.61%) VirtualBox
1 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (7.58%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Kibana
2 5 (7.58%) Ambari
2 5 (7.58%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (4.55%) Graylog
3 3 (4.55%) logstash
3 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.55%) Puppet
3 3 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) VMware
3 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.06%) HP
4 4 (6.06%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) Capita
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + great benefits
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