The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 93 116 117
Rank change year-on-year +23 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 18 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.45% 1.29% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.46% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 27
Median salary £50,000 £43,250 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.60% -9.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £38,500 £42,600
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1036 1715 2050
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 83.21% 88.17% 86.68%
Number of salaries quoted 784 1378 1347
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Reading

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Reading.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Reading

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Reading over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Reading

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) Java
3 17 (62.96%) QA
3 17 (62.96%) Selenium
4 15 (55.56%) SQL
4 15 (55.56%) Test Strategy
5 14 (51.85%) WebDriver
5 14 (51.85%) Finance
6 13 (48.15%) JMeter
6 13 (48.15%) Test Scripting
7 12 (44.44%) Financial Institution
7 12 (44.44%) Oracle
7 12 (44.44%) Gatling
8 10 (37.04%) Scrum
8 10 (37.04%) Security Testing
8 10 (37.04%) Automation Testing
9 8 (29.63%) JIRA
9 8 (29.63%) Linux
10 6 (22.22%) BDD
11 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
11 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
12 4 (14.81%) HTTP
12 4 (14.81%) Python
12 4 (14.81%) HTML
12 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
12 4 (14.81%) Bugzilla
12 4 (14.81%) Subversion
12 4 (14.81%) Degree
12 4 (14.81%) TDD
12 4 (14.81%) Test Automation

Automated Testing
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 3 (11.11%) Apache
1 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (11.11%) nginx
1 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) IaaS
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) IPv4
3 1 (3.70%) ICMP
3 1 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Big Data
1 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.11%) Redis
2 3 (11.11%) Riak
3 2 (7.41%) InfluxDB
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Selenium
2 14 (51.85%) WebDriver
3 13 (48.15%) JMeter
4 12 (44.44%) Gatling
5 8 (29.63%) JIRA
6 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
7 4 (14.81%) Bugzilla
7 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
7 4 (14.81%) Subversion
7 4 (14.81%) Trac
7 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.70%) Gradle
8 1 (3.70%) Maven
8 1 (3.70%) MSTest
8 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 12 (44.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) QA Automation Engineer
1 12 (44.44%) QA Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Tester
3 10 (37.04%) Automation Tester
3 10 (37.04%) QA Automation Tester
3 10 (37.04%) QA Tester
4 5 (18.52%) Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Open Source Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Junior
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Java Automation Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) QA Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 3 (11.11%) JSON
2 3 (11.11%) Kafka
2 3 (11.11%) REST
2 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (11.11%) WebSockets
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) EDI
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) PKI
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) FMCG
3 1 (3.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
4 1 (3.70%) Debian
4 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Test Strategy
3 13 (48.15%) Test Scripting
4 10 (37.04%) Automation Testing
4 10 (37.04%) Scrum
4 10 (37.04%) Security Testing
5 6 (22.22%) BDD
6 4 (14.81%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (14.81%) Open Source
6 4 (14.81%) Open Source Development
6 4 (14.81%) QA Automation
6 4 (14.81%) TDD
6 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.81%) User Stories
7 3 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (11.11%) Defensive Programming
7 3 (11.11%) High Availability
7 3 (11.11%) Logistics
7 3 (11.11%) Memory Management
7 3 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.81%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (62.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (11.11%) Docker
1 3 (11.11%) HDFS
1 3 (11.11%) KVM
1 3 (11.11%) VirtualBox
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Ambari
1 3 (11.11%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (11.11%) Kibana
2 2 (7.41%) Grafana
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
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