The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 144 113 171
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +58
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 119 149 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.49% 1.94% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 2.55% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 105 119 84
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6218 5841 6289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.02% 75.95% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 4904 5339
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the East of England region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in the East of England

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in the East of England

Automated Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +5 71 £35,000 -13.58% 11
Hertfordshire -26 20 £30,750 -13.38% 4
Bedfordshire -11 13 £52,500 +90.90%
Essex -9 11 £31,000 -11.42% 2
Suffolk -3 5 £32,500 -23.52%
Norfolk +10 2 £28,500 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 127 (52.26%) QA
2 92 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (36.63%) Selenium
3 89 (36.63%) Test Scripting
4 70 (28.81%) ISTQB
5 67 (27.57%) SQL
5 67 (27.57%) ISEB
6 66 (27.16%) C#
7 64 (26.34%) Software Testing
8 61 (25.10%) Python
9 50 (20.58%) .NET
10 48 (19.75%) Java
11 42 (17.28%) JavaScript
11 42 (17.28%) Linux
12 41 (16.87%) TDD
13 40 (16.46%) Microsoft
14 39 (16.05%) Automation Testing
15 37 (15.23%) Scrum
15 37 (15.23%) Manual Testing
16 36 (14.81%) HTML
17 35 (14.40%) Test Automation
18 34 (13.99%) SQL Server
19 32 (13.17%) Degree
20 31 (12.76%) BDD
21 30 (12.35%) Ruby
22 28 (11.52%) Perl
23 27 (11.11%) C
23 27 (11.11%) Windows
24 26 (10.70%) CSS
25 25 (10.29%) Web Services

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.29%) IIS
2 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.82%) Apache
2 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.41%) MediaWiki
3 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (4.53%) MS Office
2 5 (2.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.88%) HTTP
2 22 (9.05%) Wireless
3 14 (5.76%) Internet
4 11 (4.53%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.12%) SSH
6 7 (2.88%) X.509
6 7 (2.88%) Ethernet
7 5 (2.06%) SSL
7 5 (2.06%) STUN
8 3 (1.23%) LAN
8 3 (1.23%) WAN
9 2 (0.82%) TETRA
9 2 (0.82%) ZigBee
9 2 (0.82%) Firewall
9 2 (0.82%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.82%) DNS
9 2 (0.82%) DHCP
10 1 (0.41%) DECT
10 1 (0.41%) GSM
10 1 (0.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.12%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.23%) Big Data
4 3 (1.23%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.82%) MySQL
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.41%) DB2
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.41%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 89 (36.63%) Selenium
2 24 (9.88%) WebDriver
3 21 (8.64%) JIRA
4 19 (7.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (7.41%) Selenium IDE
5 18 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
6 17 (7.00%) Visual Studio
7 14 (5.76%) Jasmine
7 14 (5.76%) Sahi
7 14 (5.76%) Bugzilla
7 14 (5.76%) WATIR
8 12 (4.94%) Cucumber
8 12 (4.94%) Git (software)
8 12 (4.94%) Subversion
9 10 (4.12%) FitNesse
10 7 (2.88%) TeamCity
10 7 (2.88%) NUnit
11 6 (2.47%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (2.06%) Jenkins
12 5 (2.06%) Moq
General
1 24 (9.88%) Finance
2 10 (4.12%) Banking
2 10 (4.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
3 2 (0.82%) Marketing
3 2 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (0.82%) Military
3 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
3 2 (0.82%) Electronics
4 1 (0.41%) Law
4 1 (0.41%) Games
4 1 (0.41%) International Banking
4 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (24.69%) Tester
2 52 (21.40%) Test Engineer
3 48 (19.75%) Analyst
4 43 (17.70%) Test Analyst
5 42 (17.28%) Software Engineer
6 37 (15.23%) Software Tester
7 33 (13.58%) QA Engineer
8 23 (9.47%) Developer
9 21 (8.64%) Software Test Engineer
10 13 (5.35%) Software Test Analyst
11 12 (4.94%) QA Leader
11 12 (4.94%) QA Tester
12 11 (4.53%) Test Manager
13 9 (3.70%) Automation Tester
14 7 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (2.88%) Test Leader
14 7 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (2.88%) .NET Developer
14 7 (2.88%) C# Developer
14 7 (2.88%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (20.58%) .NET
2 36 (14.81%) HTML
3 26 (10.70%) CSS
4 25 (10.29%) Web Services
5 20 (8.23%) XML
6 14 (5.76%) ASP.NET
7 10 (4.12%) WCF
8 8 (3.29%) jQuery
9 6 (2.47%) SOAP
9 6 (2.47%) RESTful
10 5 (2.06%) J2SE
10 5 (2.06%) WF
11 4 (1.65%) HTML5
11 4 (1.65%) REST
12 3 (1.23%) JSP
13 2 (0.82%) Google Maps API
13 2 (0.82%) Dojo
13 2 (0.82%) GWT
13 2 (0.82%) JSON
13 2 (0.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.58%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.12%) Open Source
3 7 (2.88%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.06%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.06%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.06%) Statistics
5 4 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.82%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.82%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.41%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.41%) GIS
8 1 (0.41%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.41%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.41%) Online Games
8 1 (0.41%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.41%) Equities
8 1 (0.41%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.28%) Linux
2 27 (11.11%) Windows
3 11 (4.53%) UNIX
4 7 (2.88%) Android
5 5 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (36.63%) Test Scripting
3 64 (26.34%) Software Testing
4 41 (16.87%) TDD
5 39 (16.05%) Automation Testing
6 37 (15.23%) Scrum
6 37 (15.23%) Manual Testing
7 35 (14.40%) Test Automation
8 31 (12.76%) BDD
9 24 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (8.64%) Regression Testing
11 20 (8.23%) E-Commerce
12 19 (7.82%) Web Testing
13 18 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (7.00%) Software Engineering
15 15 (6.17%) Test Management
15 15 (6.17%) MVC
15 15 (6.17%) Test Strategy
16 13 (5.35%) Performance Testing
17 12 (4.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (27.57%) SQL
2 66 (27.16%) C#
3 61 (25.10%) Python
4 48 (19.75%) Java
5 42 (17.28%) JavaScript
6 30 (12.35%) Ruby
7 28 (11.52%) Perl
8 27 (11.11%) C
9 19 (7.82%) C++
10 12 (4.94%) F#
11 6 (2.47%) TTCN
11 6 (2.47%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.06%) Scala
12 5 (2.06%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.65%) PHP
14 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.41%) VBScript
15 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 70 (28.81%) ISTQB
2 67 (27.57%) ISEB
3 32 (13.17%) Degree
4 13 (5.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.06%) PhD
6 3 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.23%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) HND
8 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (52.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.88%) KVM
2 2 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.17%) Oracle
3 4 (1.65%) Google
4 1 (0.41%) CA
4 1 (0.41%) IBM
4 1 (0.41%) MKS
4 1 (0.41%) Perforce
4 1 (0.41%) Macrovision
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Bens - health, pens + more
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
East Anglia
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 55000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Accelrys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 17 days ago
St. Albans
The People Network
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
St. Albans
The People Network
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Share options
Posted: 26 days ago