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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 139 126 169
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +43
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 128 121 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.69% 1.71% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.20% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 108 101 115
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
6026 5507 6852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.60% 78.05% 75.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4826 4666 5807
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +18 83 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Hertfordshire -27 21 £29,250 -10.00%
Bedfordshire -7 12 £63,750 +96.15% 1
Essex +5 10 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Suffolk +6 3 £29,250 -10.00%
Norfolk +4 1 - -
Automated Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 129 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (51.25%) QA
3 89 (37.08%) Manual Testing
4 72 (30.00%) Selenium
5 68 (28.33%) Test Scripting
6 64 (26.67%) ISTQB
7 63 (26.25%) ISEB
8 62 (25.83%) Python
9 61 (25.42%) Software Testing
10 59 (24.58%) C#
11 54 (22.50%) .NET
12 52 (21.67%) Java
13 50 (20.83%) JavaScript
14 46 (19.17%) SQL
15 45 (18.75%) HTML
15 45 (18.75%) Linux
16 42 (17.50%) Regression Testing
17 40 (16.67%) Scrum
17 40 (16.67%) TDD
18 38 (15.83%) BDD
19 36 (15.00%) Microsoft
20 34 (14.17%) Degree
21 33 (13.75%) JIRA
21 33 (13.75%) Ruby
22 31 (12.92%) Windows
23 30 (12.50%) Automation Testing
24 29 (12.08%) CSS
24 29 (12.08%) C
24 29 (12.08%) SQL Server
25 28 (11.67%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 8 (3.33%) IIS
2 3 (1.25%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.83%) Apache
3 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.42%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 8 (3.33%) MS Office
2 5 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.42%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.67%) HTTP
1 28 (11.67%) Wireless
2 16 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 13 (5.42%) Internet
4 10 (4.17%) SSH
5 7 (2.92%) Ethernet
6 6 (2.50%) SNMP
7 3 (1.25%) LAN
7 3 (1.25%) WAN
7 3 (1.25%) X.509
8 2 (0.83%) Firewall
8 2 (0.83%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.83%) DNS
8 2 (0.83%) DHCP
8 2 (0.83%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.42%) LTE
9 1 (0.42%) STUN
9 1 (0.42%) SSL
9 1 (0.42%) WCDMA
9 1 (0.42%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 12 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.83%) Big Data
6 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.42%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.42%) MySQL
7 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 72 (30.00%) Selenium
2 33 (13.75%) JIRA
3 27 (11.25%) WebDriver
4 22 (9.17%) WATIR
5 18 (7.50%) Selenium IDE
5 18 (7.50%) Git (software)
6 17 (7.08%) Cucumber
7 16 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (5.83%) Jasmine
8 14 (5.83%) Sahi
9 13 (5.42%) Visual Studio
10 12 (5.00%) Subversion
11 9 (3.75%) Jenkins
11 9 (3.75%) QuickTest Pro
11 9 (3.75%) Bugzilla
12 8 (3.33%) FitNesse
13 6 (2.50%) Maven
13 6 (2.50%) TeamCity
14 5 (2.08%) Ant
14 5 (2.08%) JUnit
General
1 26 (10.83%) Finance
2 14 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.17%) Marketing
4 9 (3.75%) Banking
5 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.83%) Military
5 2 (0.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (22.92%) Tester
2 49 (20.42%) Analyst
3 47 (19.58%) Test Analyst
4 36 (15.00%) Test Engineer
4 36 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 35 (14.58%) Developer
6 31 (12.92%) Software Tester
6 31 (12.92%) QA Engineer
7 14 (5.83%) Software Test Analyst
7 14 (5.83%) QA Tester
7 14 (5.83%) Software Test Engineer
8 13 (5.42%) Test Manager
9 9 (3.75%) Front-End Developer
9 9 (3.75%) QA Leader
10 7 (2.92%) Senior Tester
10 7 (2.92%) Senior QA Engineer
10 7 (2.92%) Release Manager
11 6 (2.50%) Automated Test Engineer
11 6 (2.50%) Automated Test Analyst
11 6 (2.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (22.50%) .NET
2 45 (18.75%) HTML
3 29 (12.08%) CSS
4 17 (7.08%) ASP.NET
4 17 (7.08%) XML
5 11 (4.58%) Web Services
6 8 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (2.92%) Dojo
7 7 (2.92%) jQuery
8 5 (2.08%) HTML5
9 4 (1.67%) REST
9 4 (1.67%) WCF
10 3 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (1.25%) RESTful
10 3 (1.25%) Middleware
10 3 (1.25%) CSS3
11 2 (0.83%) Sass
11 2 (0.83%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.83%) Backbone.js
11 2 (0.83%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.25%) Open Source
2 14 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.25%) User Experience
6 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.83%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (0.83%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.83%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.42%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.42%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.42%) Statistics
7 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.42%) GIS
7 1 (0.42%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.42%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.75%) Linux
2 31 (12.92%) Windows
3 8 (3.33%) UNIX
4 7 (2.92%) Android
5 5 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (37.08%) Manual Testing
3 68 (28.33%) Test Scripting
4 61 (25.42%) Software Testing
5 42 (17.50%) Regression Testing
6 40 (16.67%) Scrum
6 40 (16.67%) TDD
7 38 (15.83%) BDD
8 30 (12.50%) Automation Testing
9 22 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (9.17%) Software Engineering
10 21 (8.75%) Web Testing
11 20 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 19 (7.92%) Test Strategy
13 18 (7.50%) MVC
13 18 (7.50%) Test Automation
14 17 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (6.67%) Performance Testing
15 16 (6.67%) Web Development
16 15 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 62 (25.83%) Python
2 59 (24.58%) C#
3 52 (21.67%) Java
4 50 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 46 (19.17%) SQL
6 33 (13.75%) Ruby
7 29 (12.08%) C
8 28 (11.67%) C++
9 20 (8.33%) Perl
10 12 (5.00%) F#
11 6 (2.50%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.08%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.67%) PHP
14 2 (0.83%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.83%) TTCN
14 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.42%) Scala
15 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 63 (26.25%) ISEB
3 34 (14.17%) Degree
4 6 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) MCP
8 1 (0.42%) HNC
8 1 (0.42%) HND
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PhD
8 1 (0.42%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (51.25%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.92%) KVM
2 2 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.25%) Oracle
3 5 (2.08%) Google
4 3 (1.25%) CA
5 1 (0.42%) IBM
5 1 (0.42%) Macrovision
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