The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 167 107 126
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +19
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 121 175 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.42% 2.08% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 2.74% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 104 160 153
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £70,000 £47,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6605 6381 6708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 77.24% 75.68% 73.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5432 5495 5580
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Automated Testing
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -16 68 £34,000 -20.00% 13
Hertfordshire -9 17 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Suffolk +2 13 £31,750 +15.45% 1
Bedfordshire -4 11 £40,000 +31.14% 1
Essex -28 9 £39,500 +21.53%
Norfolk 0 3 £28,500 -25.00%
Automated Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 100 (46.08%) QA
2 85 (39.17%) Test Scripting
3 83 (38.25%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (34.10%) C#
5 73 (33.64%) SQL
6 71 (32.72%) Selenium
7 59 (27.19%) .NET
8 54 (24.88%) Software Testing
8 54 (24.88%) Python
9 52 (23.96%) Test Automation
10 47 (21.66%) ISEB
11 45 (20.74%) SQL Server
12 43 (19.82%) ISTQB
13 41 (18.89%) Java
13 41 (18.89%) Scrum
14 39 (17.97%) Degree
15 36 (16.59%) Windows
16 35 (16.13%) Manual Testing
17 32 (14.75%) JavaScript
18 31 (14.29%) Web Services
18 31 (14.29%) Microsoft
19 30 (13.82%) XML
20 29 (13.36%) HTML
20 29 (13.36%) Linux
21 28 (12.90%) Perl
22 25 (11.52%) Automation Testing
23 24 (11.06%) TDD
24 23 (10.60%) Ruby
24 23 (10.60%) WCF
24 23 (10.60%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.92%) MediaWiki
2 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.46%) Documentum
3 1 (0.46%) CMS
3 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.61%) MS Excel
1 10 (4.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.92%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.99%) HTTP
2 10 (4.61%) Wireless
3 9 (4.15%) Internet
4 8 (3.69%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.23%) X.509
5 7 (3.23%) SSL
5 7 (3.23%) STUN
6 1 (0.46%) GSM
6 1 (0.46%) DHCP
6 1 (0.46%) DNS
6 1 (0.46%) 3G
6 1 (0.46%) TDMA
6 1 (0.46%) 2G
6 1 (0.46%) TETRA
6 1 (0.46%) LTE
6 1 (0.46%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.74%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (8.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (4.15%) OLAP
5 9 (4.15%) Oracle OLAP
5 9 (4.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (3.69%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.92%) Text Mining
7 2 (0.92%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.46%) MySQL
8 1 (0.46%) DB2
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 71 (32.72%) Selenium
2 22 (10.14%) NUnit
3 19 (8.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (8.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (7.83%) JIRA
6 14 (6.45%) Bugzilla
7 12 (5.53%) Visual Studio
8 11 (5.07%) Rhino Mocks
8 11 (5.07%) Moq
9 9 (4.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 9 (4.15%) WebDriver
9 9 (4.15%) Cucumber
10 8 (3.69%) Sahi
11 7 (3.23%) Selenium IDE
12 6 (2.76%) Jasmine
13 5 (2.30%) WATIR
13 5 (2.30%) FitNesse
13 5 (2.30%) SpecFlow
14 4 (1.84%) Mercurial
14 4 (1.84%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (10.14%) Finance
2 11 (5.07%) Banking
3 7 (3.23%) Electronics
3 7 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (0.92%) Games
6 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.46%) Automotive
6 1 (0.46%) Law
6 1 (0.46%) Military
6 1 (0.46%) Local Government
6 1 (0.46%) International Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (25.81%) Tester
2 55 (25.35%) Test Engineer
3 43 (19.82%) Software Tester
4 40 (18.43%) Analyst
5 37 (17.05%) Software Engineer
6 35 (16.13%) Developer
7 34 (15.67%) Test Analyst
8 26 (11.98%) QA Engineer
9 21 (9.68%) Software Developer
10 19 (8.76%) Software Test Engineer
11 13 (5.99%) Software Test Analyst
12 12 (5.53%) QA Leader
13 10 (4.61%) Test Leader
13 10 (4.61%) Team Leader
13 10 (4.61%) Test Team Leader
14 9 (4.15%) Senior Test Engineer
14 9 (4.15%) Automation Tester
15 8 (3.69%) Senior Software Engineer
15 8 (3.69%) C# Developer
16 6 (2.76%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (27.19%) .NET
2 31 (14.29%) Web Services
3 30 (13.82%) XML
4 29 (13.36%) HTML
5 23 (10.60%) WCF
5 23 (10.60%) ASP.NET
5 23 (10.60%) CSS
6 20 (9.22%) SOAP
7 14 (6.45%) jQuery
8 13 (5.99%) HTML5
9 9 (4.15%) JSON
9 9 (4.15%) LINQ
9 9 (4.15%) Django
9 9 (4.15%) NHibernate
9 9 (4.15%) RESTful
10 7 (3.23%) J2SE
10 7 (3.23%) WF
11 3 (1.38%) REST
12 2 (0.92%) Gherkin
12 2 (0.92%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.22%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.53%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.69%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.76%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.84%) Derivative
5 4 (1.84%) Statistics
5 4 (1.84%) Equities
5 4 (1.84%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.38%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.92%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.92%) Semantic Web
7 2 (0.92%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.46%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.46%) Firmware
8 1 (0.46%) Online Games
8 1 (0.46%) Wiki
8 1 (0.46%) Robotics
8 1 (0.46%) Physics
8 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.59%) Windows
2 29 (13.36%) Linux
3 14 (6.45%) UNIX
4 9 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.84%) Android
6 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (39.17%) Test Scripting
2 83 (38.25%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (24.88%) Software Testing
4 52 (23.96%) Test Automation
5 41 (18.89%) Scrum
6 35 (16.13%) Manual Testing
7 25 (11.52%) Automation Testing
8 24 (11.06%) TDD
9 20 (9.22%) Test Management
10 19 (8.76%) Regression Testing
11 17 (7.83%) Software Engineering
12 15 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (5.99%) MVC
14 12 (5.53%) OO
15 11 (5.07%) Validation
15 11 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (5.07%) Security Testing
15 11 (5.07%) BDD
16 10 (4.61%) Root Cause Analysis
16 10 (4.61%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (34.10%) C#
2 73 (33.64%) SQL
3 54 (24.88%) Python
4 41 (18.89%) Java
5 32 (14.75%) JavaScript
6 28 (12.90%) Perl
7 23 (10.60%) Ruby
8 18 (8.29%) C
9 14 (6.45%) C++
10 9 (4.15%) TTCN
11 7 (3.23%) Scala
12 5 (2.30%) PHP
12 5 (2.30%) F#
13 4 (1.84%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.92%) VBA
14 2 (0.92%) VBScript
15 1 (0.46%) VB
15 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.46%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (21.66%) ISEB
2 43 (19.82%) ISTQB
3 39 (17.97%) Degree
4 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.84%) PhD
5 2 (0.92%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.46%) HND
6 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (46.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.76%) Oracle
3 5 (2.30%) Red Gate
4 4 (1.84%) VMware
5 2 (0.92%) Google
6 1 (0.46%) JBoss
6 1 (0.46%) HP
6 1 (0.46%) EMC
6 1 (0.46%) Primavera
6 1 (0.46%) MKS
6 1 (0.46%) Perforce
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