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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 133 156 147
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 134 103 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.83% 1.46% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.82% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 106 95 115
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £46,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
5904 5653 6355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.80% 80.28% 76.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4712 4569 5451
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +23 76 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Hertfordshire -3 26 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Suffolk +3 17 £32,250 -3.73%
Bedfordshire +9 9 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Essex -11 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Automated Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 101 (39.92%) Agile Software Development
1 101 (39.92%) QA
2 79 (31.23%) SQL
3 72 (28.46%) ISEB
4 69 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 61 (24.11%) Software Testing
6 60 (23.72%) Regression Testing
7 58 (22.92%) Linux
8 56 (22.13%) Python
9 55 (21.74%) .NET
10 51 (20.16%) Java
11 49 (19.37%) JavaScript
11 49 (19.37%) C#
12 48 (18.97%) Windows
13 47 (18.58%) Selenium
14 46 (18.18%) Test Scripting
15 44 (17.39%) ISTQB
16 43 (17.00%) Microsoft
16 43 (17.00%) HTML
17 40 (15.81%) JIRA
18 39 (15.42%) Scrum
19 38 (15.02%) Test Automation
20 37 (14.62%) C++
21 36 (14.23%) UNIX
21 36 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
22 35 (13.83%) QuickTest Pro
22 35 (13.83%) Degree
23 27 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
24 26 (10.28%) Finance
25 25 (9.88%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 17 (6.72%) WebSphere
2 12 (4.74%) MQSeries
3 5 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.58%) Drupal
4 4 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (1.58%) JBoss
4 4 (1.58%) Apache
4 4 (1.58%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.40%) Mule
5 1 (0.40%) Confluence
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.40%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.37%) Magento
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.11%) HTTP
2 16 (6.32%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.53%) Internet
4 11 (4.35%) HTTPS
5 8 (3.16%) Wireless
6 5 (1.98%) SNMP
7 4 (1.58%) ATM
8 2 (0.79%) DHCP
8 2 (0.79%) DNS
8 2 (0.79%) 2G
8 2 (0.79%) SSL
8 2 (0.79%) 3G
9 1 (0.40%) TETRA
9 1 (0.40%) SSH
9 1 (0.40%) NFC
9 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.40%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.72%) DB2
3 13 (5.14%) MongoDB
3 13 (5.14%) DbVisualizer
4 12 (4.74%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.19%) Big Data
5 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.40%) OLAP
7 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.40%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 47 (18.58%) Selenium
2 40 (15.81%) JIRA
3 35 (13.83%) QuickTest Pro
4 21 (8.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (8.30%) Cucumber
5 17 (6.72%) LoadRunner
6 13 (5.14%) JMeter
6 13 (5.14%) Ant
7 12 (4.74%) NUnit
8 10 (3.95%) Bugzilla
9 9 (3.56%) TeamCity
9 9 (3.56%) SpecFlow
10 8 (3.16%) SoapUI
10 8 (3.16%) MSBuild
10 8 (3.16%) Subversion
10 8 (3.16%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (2.37%) Git (software)
12 5 (1.98%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.98%) WinRunner
12 5 (1.98%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (10.28%) Finance
2 14 (5.53%) Retail
3 7 (2.77%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.37%) Games
5 4 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.58%) Marketing
6 3 (1.19%) Banking
6 3 (1.19%) Law
7 2 (0.79%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 61 (24.11%) Tester
2 59 (23.32%) Analyst
3 51 (20.16%) Test Engineer
4 48 (18.97%) Software Engineer
4 48 (18.97%) Test Analyst
5 39 (15.42%) Software Test Engineer
6 24 (9.49%) Developer
7 22 (8.70%) Software Tester
8 20 (7.91%) Senior Tester
9 19 (7.51%) QA Analyst
10 17 (6.72%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (6.32%) Senior Test Analyst
12 14 (5.53%) QA Engineer
12 14 (5.53%) Test Manager
13 13 (5.14%) Test Team Leader
13 13 (5.14%) Team Leader
14 11 (4.35%) Automation Team Leader
15 10 (3.95%) Automation Engineer
16 9 (3.56%) Test Automation Engineer
16 9 (3.56%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (21.74%) .NET
2 43 (17.00%) HTML
3 19 (7.51%) XML
4 17 (6.72%) J2EE
4 17 (6.72%) CSS
5 13 (5.14%) ASP.NET
5 13 (5.14%) Flash
6 7 (2.77%) WinForms
6 7 (2.77%) Web Services
6 7 (2.77%) REST
6 7 (2.77%) WCF
7 5 (1.98%) jQuery
7 5 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.98%) HTML5
7 5 (1.98%) CSS3
7 5 (1.98%) Servlets
7 5 (1.98%) Dojo
8 4 (1.58%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.19%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 3 (1.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.23%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.32%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.56%) Open Source
5 8 (3.16%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.58%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.19%) User Experience
7 3 (1.19%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.19%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.79%) Chemistry
8 2 (0.79%) Biology
8 2 (0.79%) Life Science
9 1 (0.40%) Online Games
9 1 (0.40%) Replication
9 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 58 (22.92%) Linux
2 48 (18.97%) Windows
3 36 (14.23%) UNIX
4 6 (2.37%) Android
5 5 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.58%) AIX
7 3 (1.19%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.40%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.40%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (39.92%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 61 (24.11%) Software Testing
4 60 (23.72%) Regression Testing
5 46 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 39 (15.42%) Scrum
7 38 (15.02%) Test Automation
8 27 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (9.88%) Unit Testing
10 24 (9.49%) System Testing
10 24 (9.49%) Test Strategy
10 24 (9.49%) Mentoring
11 19 (7.51%) Test Management
11 19 (7.51%) Performance Testing
12 18 (7.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (7.11%) E-Commerce
13 16 (6.32%) TDD
13 16 (6.32%) BDD
13 16 (6.32%) Agile Testing
14 13 (5.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 79 (31.23%) SQL
2 56 (22.13%) Python
3 51 (20.16%) Java
4 49 (19.37%) JavaScript
4 49 (19.37%) C#
5 37 (14.62%) C++
6 22 (8.70%) Perl
6 22 (8.70%) Ruby
7 12 (4.74%) C
8 10 (3.95%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.37%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.98%) PHP
10 5 (1.98%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.58%) AWK
12 3 (1.19%) VB
13 1 (0.40%) Delphi
13 1 (0.40%) Tcl
13 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.40%) TTCN
13 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 72 (28.46%) ISEB
2 44 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 35 (13.83%) Degree
4 17 (6.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.79%) MCP
6 1 (0.40%) HND
6 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.40%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (39.92%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.79%) WAI
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (1.58%) Firmware
2 1 (0.40%) KVM
2 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (17.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.70%) HP
3 18 (7.11%) IBM
4 8 (3.16%) Oracle
5 4 (1.58%) Sun
6 2 (0.79%) VMware
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