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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 152 156 125
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -31
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 116 119 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.54% 1.49% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.86% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 98 105 114
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
6139 6406 6004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.76% 80.33% 78.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5092 5261 5037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -7 46 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Hertfordshire -1 33 £44,000 +43.08% 4
Suffolk -1 13 £30,000 -7.69%
Essex -1 10 £35,000 +12.90%
Bedfordshire -8 8 £45,000 -14.28% 1
East Anglia - 5 £35,000 -
Norfolk +1 1 £42,500 +49.12%
Automated Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 98 (42.06%) SQL
2 97 (41.63%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (39.48%) QA
4 78 (33.48%) Manual Testing
4 78 (33.48%) Java
5 67 (28.76%) Selenium
6 65 (27.90%) Linux
7 61 (26.18%) HTML
8 58 (24.89%) Analytical Skills
9 51 (21.89%) Python
10 48 (20.60%) JavaScript
10 48 (20.60%) UNIX
10 48 (20.60%) Test Scripting
11 40 (17.17%) Regression Testing
12 39 (16.74%) Software Testing
13 36 (15.45%) Degree
13 36 (15.45%) .NET
14 35 (15.02%) Microsoft
14 35 (15.02%) ISEB
15 33 (14.16%) SQL Server
15 33 (14.16%) System Testing
15 33 (14.16%) Subversion
16 31 (13.30%) Windows
16 31 (13.30%) XML
17 30 (12.88%) C#
18 28 (12.02%) Perl
19 27 (11.59%) DB2
19 27 (11.59%) J2EE
19 27 (11.59%) CSS
19 27 (11.59%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (11.59%) WebSphere
2 10 (4.29%) MQSeries
3 7 (3.00%) Drupal
3 7 (3.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (3.00%) JBoss
3 7 (3.00%) Apache
3 7 (3.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.72%) IIS
4 4 (1.72%) Node.js
5 3 (1.29%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.86%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (11.16%) MS Excel
2 25 (10.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.00%) MultiFonds
1 7 (3.00%) Magento
2 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.73%) HTTP
2 14 (6.01%) Internet
3 12 (5.15%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.15%) HTTPS
4 6 (2.58%) Wireless
5 3 (1.29%) SSH
5 3 (1.29%) Network Security
6 2 (0.86%) Telnet
6 2 (0.86%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.43%) VoIP
7 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.59%) DB2
3 20 (8.58%) DbVisualizer
4 19 (8.15%) MongoDB
5 15 (6.44%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.15%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.72%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.29%) Big Data
10 1 (0.43%) MySQL
10 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.43%) OLAP
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 67 (28.76%) Selenium
2 33 (14.16%) Subversion
3 26 (11.16%) HP UFT
4 22 (9.44%) Git (software)
5 17 (7.30%) Cucumber
5 17 (7.30%) LoadRunner
6 15 (6.44%) JIRA
7 12 (5.15%) JMeter
7 12 (5.15%) Visual Studio
7 12 (5.15%) WebDriver
8 9 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (3.43%) TeamCity
9 8 (3.43%) MSBuild
9 8 (3.43%) JUnit
10 6 (2.58%) QADirector
11 5 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (2.15%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (2.15%) Appium
12 4 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (1.72%) PhantomJS
General
1 25 (10.73%) Finance
2 20 (8.58%) Retail
3 9 (3.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.72%) Banking
5 2 (0.86%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.86%) Automotive
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (29.18%) Tester
2 65 (27.90%) Analyst
3 46 (19.74%) Test Analyst
4 36 (15.45%) Developer
5 23 (9.87%) Test Engineer
6 20 (8.58%) Software Tester
7 18 (7.73%) Automation Tester
8 16 (6.87%) Software Engineer
9 15 (6.44%) Selenium Tester
10 12 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (4.29%) Senior Test Analyst
11 10 (4.29%) QA Tester
12 9 (3.86%) QA Analyst
12 9 (3.86%) Applications Support
12 9 (3.86%) Software Developer
12 9 (3.86%) Automation Engineer
12 9 (3.86%) Agile Test Analyst
13 8 (3.43%) Lead Tester
13 8 (3.43%) Programmer
13 8 (3.43%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (26.18%) HTML
2 36 (15.45%) .NET
3 31 (13.30%) XML
4 27 (11.59%) J2EE
4 27 (11.59%) CSS
5 20 (8.58%) Flash
6 18 (7.73%) HTML5
7 14 (6.01%) Spring
8 13 (5.58%) ASP.NET
9 12 (5.15%) Web Services
10 10 (4.29%) Hibernate
10 10 (4.29%) RESTful
10 10 (4.29%) CSS3
10 10 (4.29%) Gherkin
11 9 (3.86%) REST
12 8 (3.43%) SOAP
13 6 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (2.58%) Dojo
13 6 (2.58%) WCF
13 6 (2.58%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 58 (24.89%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.58%) Visualisation
3 11 (4.72%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.29%) Client/Server
4 10 (4.29%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.58%) iSeries
6 5 (2.15%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.72%) User Experience
8 3 (1.29%) Social Media
8 3 (1.29%) Social Network
8 3 (1.29%) Replication
8 3 (1.29%) Clustering
9 2 (0.86%) IVR
9 2 (0.86%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.43%) DTV
10 1 (0.43%) Xbox
10 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 65 (27.90%) Linux
2 48 (20.60%) UNIX
3 31 (13.30%) Windows
4 14 (6.01%) Android
5 9 (3.86%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.00%) AIX
7 3 (1.29%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.86%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (41.63%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (33.48%) Manual Testing
3 48 (20.60%) Test Scripting
4 40 (17.17%) Regression Testing
5 39 (16.74%) Software Testing
6 33 (14.16%) System Testing
7 25 (10.73%) SDLC
8 24 (10.30%) Mentoring
8 24 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (10.30%) TDD
8 24 (10.30%) E-Commerce
9 22 (9.44%) Scrum
9 22 (9.44%) Test Automation
10 20 (8.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (8.15%) Waterfall
12 18 (7.73%) Performance Testing
13 15 (6.44%) Software Engineering
14 12 (5.15%) BDD
15 11 (4.72%) Test Strategy
15 11 (4.72%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 98 (42.06%) SQL
2 78 (33.48%) Java
3 51 (21.89%) Python
4 48 (20.60%) JavaScript
5 30 (12.88%) C#
6 28 (12.02%) Perl
7 22 (9.44%) C++
8 18 (7.73%) C
9 14 (6.01%) PHP
10 11 (4.72%) PowerShell
11 10 (4.29%) VB
12 8 (3.43%) RPG
13 7 (3.00%) AWK
14 6 (2.58%) Ruby
15 5 (2.15%) VB.NET
15 5 (2.15%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 36 (15.45%) Degree
2 35 (15.02%) ISEB
3 23 (9.87%) ISTQB
4 15 (6.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.29%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (39.48%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) WAI
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.43%) KVM
3 1 (0.43%) Docker
3 1 (0.43%) HDFS
3 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 35 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.59%) IBM
3 14 (6.01%) Oracle
4 13 (5.58%) HP
5 7 (3.00%) Sun
5 7 (3.00%) Google
6 6 (2.58%) SAP
7 5 (2.15%) Facebook
7 5 (2.15%) Talend
8 3 (1.29%) Telerik
9 2 (0.86%) Zend
9 2 (0.86%) Hyland
10 1 (0.43%) Apple
10 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.43%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.43%) WorldPay
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 40k-60k + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 25 hols, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + 10% BONUS
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