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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 162 164 114
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -50
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 111 116 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.43% 1.39% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.74% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 92 100 147
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,900 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £54,000 £61,000
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
6334 6648 6299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.58% 79.88% 78.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5223 5490 5359
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -13 38 £44,500 +4.70% 12
Hertfordshire +19 32 £44,750 +49.16% 3
Essex +12 15 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Bedfordshire +7 12 £45,000 -14.28%
Suffolk +6 11 £30,000 -7.69%
East Anglia - 2 £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 30 June 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.

1 102 (43.78%) SQL
2 91 (39.06%) QA
3 90 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (32.19%) Java
5 67 (28.76%) Manual Testing
6 65 (27.90%) HTML
7 64 (27.47%) Linux
8 60 (25.75%) Selenium
9 58 (24.89%) Test Scripting
10 57 (24.46%) Analytical Skills
11 54 (23.18%) JavaScript
12 53 (22.75%) Python
13 51 (21.89%) UNIX
14 45 (19.31%) Regression Testing
15 42 (18.03%) ISEB
16 37 (15.88%) System Testing
16 37 (15.88%) Software Testing
17 36 (15.45%) XML
18 34 (14.59%) Windows
18 34 (14.59%) .NET
18 34 (14.59%) SQL Server
18 34 (14.59%) Microsoft
19 31 (13.30%) DB2
19 31 (13.30%) J2EE
19 31 (13.30%) Perl
19 31 (13.30%) WebSphere
19 31 (13.30%) Subversion
19 31 (13.30%) Test Automation
19 31 (13.30%) Degree
20 30 (12.88%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 31 (13.30%) WebSphere
2 14 (6.01%) 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
5 3 (1.29%) Node.js
6 2 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.86%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.43%) CMS
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (10.73%) MS Office
2 22 (9.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.00%) Magento
2 6 (2.58%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.58%) HTTP
2 15 (6.44%) TCP/IP
3 14 (6.01%) Internet
4 13 (5.58%) HTTPS
5 6 (2.58%) Wireless
6 3 (1.29%) Network Security
7 2 (0.86%) SNMP
7 2 (0.86%) ATM
8 1 (0.43%) DECT
8 1 (0.43%) VoIP
8 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.43%) TETRA
8 1 (0.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.59%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.30%) DB2
3 24 (10.30%) DbVisualizer
4 19 (8.15%) MongoDB
5 16 (6.87%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.86%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
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
10 1 (0.43%) MySQL
10 1 (0.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 60 (25.75%) Selenium
2 31 (13.30%) Subversion
3 28 (12.02%) HP UFT
4 22 (9.44%) LoadRunner
4 22 (9.44%) JIRA
5 17 (7.30%) Git (software)
5 17 (7.30%) Cucumber
6 11 (4.72%) WebDriver
6 11 (4.72%) JMeter
7 10 (4.29%) MSBuild
8 9 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (3.86%) Visual Studio
9 8 (3.43%) JUnit
10 7 (3.00%) Ant
10 7 (3.00%) NUnit
10 7 (3.00%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.58%) QADirector
11 6 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (2.15%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (2.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (10.73%) Finance
2 24 (10.30%) Retail
3 8 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.72%) Banking
5 2 (0.86%) Electronics
5 2 (0.86%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.86%) Automotive
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Games
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (31.33%) Tester
2 57 (24.46%) Analyst
3 37 (15.88%) Test Analyst
4 34 (14.59%) Developer
5 27 (11.59%) Test Engineer
6 21 (9.01%) Software Tester
6 21 (9.01%) Automation Tester
7 17 (7.30%) Software Engineer
8 16 (6.87%) Selenium Tester
9 12 (5.15%) Software Test Engineer
10 11 (4.72%) QA Analyst
10 11 (4.72%) Automation Engineer
11 9 (3.86%) Lead Tester
11 9 (3.86%) Applications Support
11 9 (3.86%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (3.43%) Java Developer
12 8 (3.43%) QA Tester
12 8 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (3.00%) Development Engineer
13 7 (3.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (27.90%) HTML
2 36 (15.45%) XML
3 34 (14.59%) .NET
4 31 (13.30%) J2EE
5 28 (12.02%) CSS
6 24 (10.30%) Flash
7 16 (6.87%) HTML5
8 14 (6.01%) Spring
9 12 (5.15%) Web Services
9 12 (5.15%) CSS3
10 10 (4.29%) RESTful
10 10 (4.29%) Hibernate
10 10 (4.29%) ASP.NET
10 10 (4.29%) Gherkin
11 8 (3.43%) REST
12 7 (3.00%) SOAP
12 7 (3.00%) Dojo
13 4 (1.72%) WPF
14 3 (1.29%) WCF
14 3 (1.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 57 (24.46%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.01%) Visualisation
3 10 (4.29%) Client/Server
4 9 (3.86%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.58%) iSeries
5 6 (2.58%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.15%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.72%) Replication
7 4 (1.72%) User Experience
8 2 (0.86%) Social Media
8 2 (0.86%) Clustering
8 2 (0.86%) IVR
8 2 (0.86%) Social Network
9 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.43%) DTV
9 1 (0.43%) Xbox
9 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 64 (27.47%) Linux
2 51 (21.89%) UNIX
3 34 (14.59%) Windows
4 9 (3.86%) Android
5 8 (3.43%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.00%) AIX
7 2 (0.86%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.86%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (38.63%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (28.76%) Manual Testing
3 58 (24.89%) Test Scripting
4 45 (19.31%) Regression Testing
5 37 (15.88%) Software Testing
5 37 (15.88%) System Testing
6 31 (13.30%) Test Automation
7 29 (12.45%) E-Commerce
8 27 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (11.59%) Mentoring
8 27 (11.59%) SDLC
9 26 (11.16%) TDD
10 22 (9.44%) Scrum
11 21 (9.01%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (8.15%) Performance Testing
13 17 (7.30%) Waterfall
14 15 (6.44%) Test Strategy
15 14 (6.01%) BDD
15 14 (6.01%) Unit Testing
16 11 (4.72%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 102 (43.78%) SQL
2 75 (32.19%) Java
3 54 (23.18%) JavaScript
4 53 (22.75%) Python
5 31 (13.30%) Perl
6 28 (12.02%) C++
7 27 (11.59%) C#
8 20 (8.58%) C
9 13 (5.58%) PHP
10 10 (4.29%) Ruby
10 10 (4.29%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.86%) VB
12 8 (3.43%) VB.NET
12 8 (3.43%) RPG
13 7 (3.00%) AWK
14 2 (0.86%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.43%) TTCN
15 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 42 (18.03%) ISEB
2 31 (13.30%) Degree
3 30 (12.88%) ISTQB
4 17 (7.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (39.06%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) WAI
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) Firmware
2 1 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.43%) KVM
2 1 (0.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 34 (14.59%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.45%) IBM
3 16 (6.87%) HP
4 13 (5.58%) Oracle
5 7 (3.00%) Sun
6 6 (2.58%) Google
7 5 (2.15%) Facebook
7 5 (2.15%) Talend
8 3 (1.29%) WorldPay
8 3 (1.29%) SAP
9 1 (0.43%) Zend
9 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.43%) Apple
9 1 (0.43%) Hyland
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