The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 145 168 163
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 105 117 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.60% 1.54% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.82% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 89 98 109
Median salary £43,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Automated Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5588 6439 6639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.20% 84.88% 82.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4710 5344 5471
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +12 43 £47,500 +26.66% 7
Essex +12 22 £47,500 +15.15%
Hertfordshire +9 18 £42,500 -4.49% 4
Suffolk 0 12 £31,200 +4.00% 2
Bedfordshire +17 10 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Automated Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 158 (60.31%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (43.13%) QA
3 109 (41.60%) Selenium
4 96 (36.64%) SQL
5 90 (34.35%) C#
6 86 (32.82%) .NET
7 77 (29.39%) Software Testing
8 68 (25.95%) SDLC
9 65 (24.81%) TDD
10 62 (23.66%) JavaScript
11 61 (23.28%) HTML
12 59 (22.52%) Software Engineering
13 57 (21.76%) Manual Testing
14 53 (20.23%) MVC
15 51 (19.47%) CSS
16 49 (18.70%) .NET Framework
17 47 (17.94%) WCF
17 47 (17.94%) XML
18 46 (17.56%) Scrum
19 45 (17.18%) Degree
19 45 (17.18%) jQuery
20 43 (16.41%) JIRA
20 43 (16.41%) Microsoft
20 43 (16.41%) ASP.NET Web API
20 43 (16.41%) Entity Framework
21 42 (16.03%) ISEB
22 37 (14.12%) Ajax
22 37 (14.12%) Automation Testing
23 36 (13.74%) JSON
23 36 (13.74%) Test Scripting

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (4.96%) NServiceBus
2 10 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.91%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.53%) Apache Solr
4 4 (1.53%) MQSeries
4 4 (1.53%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.15%) Confluence
6 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.38%) IIS
7 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (5.34%) MultiFonds
1 14 (5.34%) Sonata
2 13 (4.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.67%) Internet
2 6 (2.29%) Wireshark
3 5 (1.91%) Firewall
4 2 (0.76%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.76%) SSH
4 2 (0.76%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.11%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.82%) MongoDB
3 10 (3.82%) Neo4j
4 6 (2.29%) RavenDB
5 5 (1.91%) Big Data
6 4 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.53%) CouchDB
6 4 (1.53%) DB2
6 4 (1.53%) DbVisualizer
6 4 (1.53%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.53%) HBase
6 4 (1.53%) Redis
6 4 (1.53%) Riak
7 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 109 (41.60%) Selenium
2 43 (16.41%) JIRA
3 33 (12.60%) HP UFT
4 13 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (4.20%) Cucumber
5 11 (4.20%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.20%) Subversion
6 9 (3.44%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.44%) TeamCity
7 8 (3.05%) NUnit
8 7 (2.67%) WebDriver
9 6 (2.29%) Fiddler
9 6 (2.29%) PhantomJS
10 5 (1.91%) JMeter
11 4 (1.53%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.76%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.76%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.76%) Robot Framework
12 2 (0.76%) Toad
12 2 (0.76%) Xcode
General
1 30 (11.45%) Finance
2 18 (6.87%) Electronics
3 11 (4.20%) Retail
4 5 (1.91%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.91%) Front Office
5 4 (1.53%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.76%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Automotive
7 1 (0.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 86 (32.82%) Developer
2 53 (20.23%) Analyst
3 52 (19.85%) Tester
4 51 (19.47%) Test Analyst
5 46 (17.56%) C# Developer
6 40 (15.27%) Senior Developer
7 35 (13.36%) Test Engineer
8 32 (12.21%) QA Tester
9 26 (9.92%) .NET Developer
9 26 (9.92%) Senior C# Developer
10 25 (9.54%) Software Engineer
10 25 (9.54%) Software Tester
11 24 (9.16%) Software Developer
12 21 (8.02%) C# .NET Developer
12 21 (8.02%) Senior Software Developer
13 19 (7.25%) C# WCF Developer
13 19 (7.25%) Software QA Tester
13 19 (7.25%) WCF Developer
14 18 (6.87%) Senior .NET Developer
14 18 (6.87%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (32.82%) .NET
2 61 (23.28%) HTML
3 51 (19.47%) CSS
4 49 (18.70%) .NET Framework
5 47 (17.94%) WCF
5 47 (17.94%) XML
6 45 (17.18%) jQuery
7 43 (16.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 43 (16.41%) Entity Framework
8 37 (14.12%) Ajax
9 36 (13.74%) JSON
10 34 (12.98%) Razor View Engine
11 32 (12.21%) LINQ
12 28 (10.69%) REST
12 28 (10.69%) XSLT
13 26 (9.92%) ASP.NET
14 25 (9.54%) HTML5
15 21 (8.02%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (5.73%) WPF
17 12 (4.58%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.02%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (7.25%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.34%) iPad
4 9 (3.44%) Visualisation
5 8 (3.05%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.05%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.29%) Clustering
7 6 (2.29%) EPoS
7 6 (2.29%) Social Media
7 6 (2.29%) Social Network
8 5 (1.91%) Statistics
9 3 (1.15%) Cybercrime
9 3 (1.15%) iPhone
10 2 (0.76%) Fintech
10 2 (0.76%) Physics
11 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.36%) Linux
2 28 (10.69%) Windows
3 11 (4.20%) Unix
4 10 (3.82%) Android
5 7 (2.67%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.91%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.91%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.15%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (60.31%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (29.39%) Software Testing
3 68 (25.95%) SDLC
4 65 (24.81%) TDD
5 59 (22.52%) Software Engineering
6 57 (21.76%) Manual Testing
7 53 (20.23%) MVC
8 46 (17.56%) Scrum
9 37 (14.12%) Automation Testing
10 36 (13.74%) Test Scripting
11 34 (12.98%) Unit Testing
12 29 (11.07%) Front End Development
13 28 (10.69%) BDD
14 25 (9.54%) Kanban
14 25 (9.54%) Regression Testing
15 24 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (9.16%) Line Management
16 23 (8.78%) Project Management
17 21 (8.02%) Integration Testing
17 21 (8.02%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 96 (36.64%) SQL
2 90 (34.35%) C#
3 62 (23.66%) JavaScript
4 33 (12.60%) Python
5 30 (11.45%) Java
6 28 (10.69%) VB.NET
7 23 (8.78%) C
7 23 (8.78%) C++
8 15 (5.73%) Embedded C++
8 15 (5.73%) Perl
9 14 (5.34%) T-SQL
10 12 (4.58%) Embedded C
11 8 (3.05%) Ruby
12 6 (2.29%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.29%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.76%) Groovy
14 1 (0.38%) PHP
14 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (17.18%) Degree
2 42 (16.03%) ISEB
3 22 (8.40%) ISTQB
4 17 (6.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (5.73%) SC Cleared
5 15 (5.73%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (43.13%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (7.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 33 (12.60%) HP
3 6 (2.29%) IBM
4 5 (1.91%) Google
5 4 (1.53%) Mapbox
6 3 (1.15%) Oracle
6 3 (1.15%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.76%) FINEOS
7 2 (0.76%) Guidewire
7 2 (0.76%) Telerik
7 2 (0.76%) Twitter
7 2 (0.76%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.38%) Apple
8 1 (0.38%) Perforce
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