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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 129 153 131
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -22
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 147 96 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.85% 1.40% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.75% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 120 80 166
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
6413 5473 6930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.70% 79.91% 76.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5133 4367 5964
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +27 86 £40,000 +10.34% 9
Hertfordshire -1 30 £42,500 - 4
Essex -7 14 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Suffolk 0 11 £30,000 +5.26% 3
Bedfordshire +9 6 £35,000 -12.50%
Automated Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 122 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (42.45%) QA
3 99 (35.61%) Manual Testing
4 70 (25.18%) ISEB
5 69 (24.82%) Software Testing
6 67 (24.10%) SQL
7 66 (23.74%) .NET
8 62 (22.30%) Linux
9 58 (20.86%) Python
10 57 (20.50%) Java
10 57 (20.50%) Regression Testing
11 56 (20.14%) HTML
12 55 (19.78%) Selenium
12 55 (19.78%) C#
13 54 (19.42%) Test Scripting
14 52 (18.71%) JavaScript
15 50 (17.99%) Scrum
15 50 (17.99%) ISTQB
16 47 (16.91%) Windows
17 45 (16.19%) JIRA
18 44 (15.83%) Microsoft
19 39 (14.03%) Finance
20 37 (13.31%) C++
21 34 (12.23%) Degree
22 30 (10.79%) CSS
23 29 (10.43%) Test Automation
24 27 (9.71%) UNIX
24 27 (9.71%) Ruby
24 27 (9.71%) SQL Server
24 27 (9.71%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (2.52%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.16%) MQSeries
3 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.08%) IIS
4 2 (0.72%) Apache
4 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.36%) Mule
5 1 (0.36%) Confluence
5 1 (0.36%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (5.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.72%) GitHub
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.71%) HTTP
2 26 (9.35%) Wireless
3 22 (7.91%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.68%) Internet
5 9 (3.24%) SNMP
6 6 (2.16%) SSH
7 4 (1.44%) DNS
7 4 (1.44%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.44%) DHCP
7 4 (1.44%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.72%) LAN
8 2 (0.72%) WAN
8 2 (0.72%) SSL
8 2 (0.72%) 3G
8 2 (0.72%) 2G
8 2 (0.72%) Firewall
9 1 (0.36%) ATM
9 1 (0.36%) X.509
9 1 (0.36%) WCDMA
9 1 (0.36%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.47%) MongoDB
2 18 (6.47%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.52%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (2.52%) DB2
4 6 (2.16%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.44%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) MySQL
8 1 (0.36%) Riak
8 1 (0.36%) Big Data
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.36%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 55 (19.78%) Selenium
2 45 (16.19%) JIRA
3 24 (8.63%) QuickTest Pro
3 24 (8.63%) Cucumber
4 21 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (6.12%) Git (software)
6 12 (4.32%) Jenkins
7 10 (3.60%) WebDriver
7 10 (3.60%) Ant
7 10 (3.60%) Subversion
8 9 (3.24%) WATIR
9 8 (2.88%) SpecFlow
10 7 (2.52%) Maven
10 7 (2.52%) Bugzilla
10 7 (2.52%) JMeter
10 7 (2.52%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.16%) Hudson
11 6 (2.16%) LoadRunner
11 6 (2.16%) JUnit
11 6 (2.16%) NUnit
General
1 39 (14.03%) Finance
2 16 (5.76%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.60%) Marketing
4 8 (2.88%) Retail
5 6 (2.16%) Banking
6 5 (1.80%) Games
7 4 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.08%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 68 (24.46%) Analyst
2 61 (21.94%) Test Analyst
3 59 (21.22%) Tester
4 54 (19.42%) Software Engineer
5 52 (18.71%) Test Engineer
6 37 (13.31%) Developer
6 37 (13.31%) Software Test Engineer
7 25 (8.99%) Software Tester
8 23 (8.27%) QA Engineer
9 18 (6.47%) Senior Tester
10 17 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (5.76%) Senior Test Analyst
12 14 (5.04%) QA Analyst
13 12 (4.32%) Test Manager
13 12 (4.32%) Front-End Developer
14 11 (3.96%) Software Test Analyst
15 10 (3.60%) Senior QA Engineer
15 10 (3.60%) QA Tester
16 9 (3.24%) Web Developer
17 8 (2.88%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (23.74%) .NET
2 56 (20.14%) HTML
3 30 (10.79%) CSS
4 19 (6.83%) XML
5 16 (5.76%) ASP.NET
6 10 (3.60%) Dojo
6 10 (3.60%) REST
7 8 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (2.88%) HTML5
7 8 (2.88%) Web Services
7 8 (2.88%) WCF
8 7 (2.52%) jQuery
8 7 (2.52%) J2EE
8 7 (2.52%) Flash
9 6 (2.16%) CSS3
10 5 (1.80%) WinForms
11 4 (1.44%) RESTful
12 3 (1.08%) Backbone.js
12 3 (1.08%) Sass
12 3 (1.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.19%) Computer Science
3 17 (6.12%) Open Source
4 11 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.24%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.08%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.72%) User Experience
7 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.36%) Statistics
8 1 (0.36%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.36%) Biology
8 1 (0.36%) Life Science
8 1 (0.36%) Online Games
8 1 (0.36%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 62 (22.30%) Linux
2 47 (16.91%) Windows
3 27 (9.71%) UNIX
4 3 (1.08%) Android
5 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.36%) Tizen
6 1 (0.36%) CentOS
6 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.36%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (35.61%) Manual Testing
3 69 (24.82%) Software Testing
4 57 (20.50%) Regression Testing
5 54 (19.42%) Test Scripting
6 50 (17.99%) Scrum
7 29 (10.43%) Test Automation
8 25 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (8.63%) BDD
10 23 (8.27%) Test Strategy
11 21 (7.55%) TDD
11 21 (7.55%) Software Engineering
12 20 (7.19%) Mentoring
13 18 (6.47%) System Testing
13 18 (6.47%) Performance Testing
14 17 (6.12%) Unit Testing
15 16 (5.76%) Web Development
16 15 (5.40%) MVC
17 14 (5.04%) Web Testing
17 14 (5.04%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (24.10%) SQL
2 58 (20.86%) Python
3 57 (20.50%) Java
4 55 (19.78%) C#
5 52 (18.71%) JavaScript
6 37 (13.31%) C++
7 27 (9.71%) Ruby
8 22 (7.91%) C
8 22 (7.91%) Perl
9 6 (2.16%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.80%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.08%) PHP
11 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.72%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.72%) VB
12 2 (0.72%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.36%) Delphi
13 1 (0.36%) Tcl
13 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (25.18%) ISEB
2 50 (17.99%) ISTQB
3 34 (12.23%) Degree
4 9 (3.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.44%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.72%) MCP
6 2 (0.72%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) PhD
7 1 (0.36%) HNC
7 1 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (42.45%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (1.08%) Firmware
1 3 (1.08%) KVM
2 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) Puppet
2 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (15.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.40%) HP
3 10 (3.60%) Oracle
4 9 (3.24%) IBM
5 4 (1.44%) Google
6 3 (1.08%) CA
7 2 (0.72%) VMware
8 1 (0.36%) Macrovision
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Salary: £45k
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + competitive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
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Salary: to £60,000 DOE
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus 10% bonus and excellent benefit
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 5 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + be - excellent bonus + bens
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
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