The median annual salary for an Automation Test Analyst was £47,250 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation Analyst
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 130 148
Rank change year-on-year +29 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 6 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.11% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.12% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Median salary £47,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.50% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1272 1711 2221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.10% 96.39% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1047 1353 1658
Median salary £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Analyst in Reading

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in Reading.

Salary trend for Automation Test Analyst in Reading

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Automation Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 8 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (75.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (62.50%) Mocha
4 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Protractor
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) JMeter
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) DevOps
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (12.50%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (12.50%) SOAP
7 1 (12.50%) Web Services
7 1 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
7 1 (12.50%) C#
7 1 (12.50%) BDD
7 1 (12.50%) MongoDB

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) Mocha
2 5 (62.50%) Protractor
3 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle