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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 120 165 170
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 158 117 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.26% 1.52% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 1.83% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 135 96 109
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average 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
6057 6390 7011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.75% 82.80% 81.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4893 5190 5799
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average 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

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 1 May 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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 62 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Hertfordshire +29 40 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Suffolk +33 35 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Essex +10 12 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Bedfordshire -3 8 £45,000 +18.42% 1
Norfolk +9 1 £30,000 -29.41%
Automated Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 186 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (42.90%) SQL
3 131 (42.26%) Selenium
4 119 (38.39%) C#
5 110 (35.48%) QA
6 109 (35.16%) .NET
7 101 (32.58%) Software Testing
8 92 (29.68%) TDD
9 89 (28.71%) JavaScript
10 88 (28.39%) HTML
11 85 (27.42%) Software Engineering
12 77 (24.84%) Manual Testing
13 75 (24.19%) XML
14 72 (23.23%) MVC
15 71 (22.90%) WCF
16 69 (22.26%) JIRA
17 67 (21.61%) CSS
18 63 (20.32%) .NET Framework
19 60 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
20 59 (19.03%) SDLC
21 57 (18.39%) Unit Testing
22 56 (18.06%) jQuery
22 56 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
22 56 (18.06%) JSON
23 55 (17.74%) Entity Framework
24 54 (17.42%) Java
24 54 (17.42%) Ajax
25 53 (17.10%) Razor View Engine
26 51 (16.45%) BDD
27 48 (15.48%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 37 (11.94%) NServiceBus
2 13 (4.19%) WebLogic
3 9 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.58%) Node.js
5 3 (0.97%) CMS
6 2 (0.65%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.32%) Drupal
7 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.29%) MS Office
3 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.29%) MultiFonds
2 4 (1.29%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.06%) Wireshark
2 9 (2.90%) Internet
3 7 (2.26%) Firewall
4 4 (1.29%) PuTTY
4 4 (1.29%) SSH
4 4 (1.29%) Telnet
5 2 (0.65%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.32%) HTTP
6 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 20 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 20 (6.45%) RavenDB
4 15 (4.84%) Big Data
5 9 (2.90%) Neo4j
6 6 (1.94%) MySQL
6 6 (1.94%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.65%) DB2
8 2 (0.65%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 131 (42.26%) Selenium
2 69 (22.26%) JIRA
3 28 (9.03%) NUnit
3 28 (9.03%) TeamCity
4 26 (8.39%) HP UFT
5 25 (8.06%) Fiddler
6 23 (7.42%) Subversion
7 22 (7.10%) JMeter
8 15 (4.84%) Jenkins
9 12 (3.87%) WebDriver
10 10 (3.23%) Git (software)
11 9 (2.90%) PhantomJS
11 9 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.26%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.61%) Appium
13 5 (1.61%) JIRA Agile
13 5 (1.61%) MSTest
13 5 (1.61%) NCover
14 4 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (1.29%) NCrunch
General
1 31 (10.00%) Finance
2 21 (6.77%) Electronics
3 5 (1.61%) Financial Institution
3 5 (1.61%) Front Office
3 5 (1.61%) Retail
4 4 (1.29%) Games
4 4 (1.29%) iGaming
5 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.32%) Banking
6 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 117 (37.74%) Developer
2 75 (24.19%) C# Developer
3 62 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 61 (19.68%) .NET Developer
5 57 (18.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 55 (17.74%) Analyst
7 52 (16.77%) Test Analyst
8 49 (15.81%) Software Engineer
8 49 (15.81%) Tester
9 48 (15.48%) Senior .NET Developer
10 47 (15.16%) Senior C# Developer
11 44 (14.19%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 44 (14.19%) Test Engineer
12 42 (13.55%) Senior Software Developer
13 37 (11.94%) C# Software Developer
14 34 (10.97%) Senior C# Software Developer
15 32 (10.32%) .NET Software Developer
16 31 (10.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
17 28 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 28 (9.03%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (35.16%) .NET
2 88 (28.39%) HTML
3 75 (24.19%) XML
4 71 (22.90%) WCF
5 67 (21.61%) CSS
6 63 (20.32%) .NET Framework
7 60 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 56 (18.06%) jQuery
8 56 (18.06%) JSON
9 55 (17.74%) Entity Framework
10 54 (17.42%) Ajax
11 53 (17.10%) Razor View Engine
12 47 (15.16%) REST
13 44 (14.19%) HTML5
14 40 (12.90%) ASP.NET
15 38 (12.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 38 (12.26%) LINQ
16 36 (11.61%) SOAP
17 30 (9.68%) SignalR
18 29 (9.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.35%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (7.10%) Visualisation
3 17 (5.48%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.52%) iPad
5 13 (4.19%) Cybercrime
5 13 (4.19%) iPhone
6 9 (2.90%) Social Media
7 8 (2.58%) Clustering
7 8 (2.58%) Social Network
8 7 (2.26%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.29%) Fintech
10 3 (0.97%) EPoS
10 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.97%) Physics
11 2 (0.65%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.65%) GPGPU
11 2 (0.65%) NHS
11 2 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.87%) Windows
2 39 (12.58%) Linux
3 21 (6.77%) Android
4 17 (5.48%) Windows Phone
5 16 (5.16%) Unix
6 9 (2.90%) Windows Server
7 8 (2.58%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.94%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (32.58%) Software Testing
3 92 (29.68%) TDD
4 85 (27.42%) Software Engineering
5 77 (24.84%) Manual Testing
6 72 (23.23%) MVC
7 59 (19.03%) SDLC
8 57 (18.39%) Unit Testing
9 56 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (16.45%) BDD
11 48 (15.48%) Scrum
12 45 (14.52%) Test Scripting
13 42 (13.55%) Automation Testing
14 30 (9.68%) Line Management
15 29 (9.35%) Front End Development
16 28 (9.03%) CRM
17 27 (8.71%) Data Modelling
17 27 (8.71%) DevOps
18 26 (8.39%) Test Automation
19 25 (8.06%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 133 (42.90%) SQL
2 119 (38.39%) C#
3 89 (28.71%) JavaScript
4 54 (17.42%) Java
5 42 (13.55%) Python
6 35 (11.29%) C++
7 33 (10.65%) T-SQL
8 31 (10.00%) VB.NET
9 21 (6.77%) PowerShell
10 20 (6.45%) C
11 19 (6.13%) Embedded C++
12 17 (5.48%) Objective-C
13 12 (3.87%) Embedded C
14 9 (2.90%) Ruby
15 7 (2.26%) Perl
16 6 (1.94%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.65%) Groovy
17 2 (0.65%) PHP
17 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (14.84%) Degree
2 44 (14.19%) ISEB
3 25 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 25 (8.06%) Security Cleared
4 24 (7.74%) ISTQB
5 13 (4.19%) DV Cleared
5 13 (4.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (35.48%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.65%) Docker
1 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (4.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 38 (12.26%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.74%) HP
3 7 (2.26%) IBM
3 7 (2.26%) Oracle
4 3 (0.97%) Twitter
5 2 (0.65%) VMware
5 2 (0.65%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.32%) Facebook
6 1 (0.32%) Telerik
6 1 (0.32%) Zend
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Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
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