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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 146 119 173
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +54
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 123 146 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.56% 1.89% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.49% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 109 117 87
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6176 5862 6260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.15% 75.81% 74.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5082 4933 5331
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +15 75 £36,250 -12.65% 22
Hertfordshire -31 20 £30,750 -16.32% 6
Bedfordshire +3 14 £52,500 +90.90%
Essex -9 10 £31,000 -11.42% 4
Suffolk -4 5 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Norfolk +17 2 £28,500 -
Automated Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 130 (52.42%) QA
2 93 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (36.69%) Test Scripting
4 90 (36.29%) Selenium
5 71 (28.63%) ISTQB
6 70 (28.23%) SQL
7 69 (27.82%) C#
7 69 (27.82%) ISEB
8 65 (26.21%) Software Testing
9 62 (25.00%) Python
10 52 (20.97%) .NET
11 49 (19.76%) Java
12 43 (17.34%) Linux
13 41 (16.53%) JavaScript
13 41 (16.53%) TDD
14 40 (16.13%) Microsoft
14 40 (16.13%) Automation Testing
15 38 (15.32%) Manual Testing
15 38 (15.32%) Test Automation
16 37 (14.92%) Scrum
17 36 (14.52%) SQL Server
18 35 (14.11%) HTML
19 34 (13.71%) Degree
20 31 (12.50%) Ruby
20 31 (12.50%) BDD
21 30 (12.10%) Perl
22 29 (11.69%) Windows
23 28 (11.29%) C
24 26 (10.48%) CSS
24 26 (10.48%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (3.23%) IIS
2 2 (0.81%) Apache
2 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.40%) CMS
3 1 (0.40%) MediaWiki
3 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (4.44%) MS Office
2 5 (2.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.68%) HTTP
2 22 (8.87%) Wireless
3 14 (5.65%) Internet
4 11 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.03%) SSH
6 8 (3.23%) X.509
7 7 (2.82%) Ethernet
8 6 (2.42%) SSL
8 6 (2.42%) STUN
9 3 (1.21%) LAN
9 3 (1.21%) WAN
10 2 (0.81%) DHCP
10 2 (0.81%) DNS
10 2 (0.81%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.81%) ZigBee
10 2 (0.81%) Firewall
10 2 (0.81%) TETRA
11 1 (0.40%) TDMA
11 1 (0.40%) SNMP
11 1 (0.40%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.03%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.21%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.21%) Big Data
6 2 (0.81%) MySQL
7 1 (0.40%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.40%) DB2
7 1 (0.40%) OLAP
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 90 (36.29%) Selenium
2 24 (9.68%) WebDriver
3 22 (8.87%) JIRA
4 20 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (7.66%) QuickTest Pro
6 18 (7.26%) Selenium IDE
7 17 (6.85%) Visual Studio
8 14 (5.65%) Bugzilla
8 14 (5.65%) WATIR
8 14 (5.65%) Sahi
8 14 (5.65%) Jasmine
9 12 (4.84%) Cucumber
9 12 (4.84%) Subversion
10 11 (4.44%) Git (software)
11 10 (4.03%) FitNesse
12 9 (3.63%) NUnit
13 7 (2.82%) TeamCity
13 7 (2.82%) Rhino Mocks
14 6 (2.42%) Moq
15 5 (2.02%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (9.27%) Finance
2 10 (4.03%) Banking
3 9 (3.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.81%) Electronics
4 2 (0.81%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (0.81%) Military
4 2 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.40%) International Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Local Government
5 1 (0.40%) Law
5 1 (0.40%) Games
5 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (24.19%) Tester
2 54 (21.77%) Test Engineer
3 48 (19.35%) Analyst
4 43 (17.34%) Test Analyst
4 43 (17.34%) Software Engineer
5 37 (14.92%) Software Tester
6 33 (13.31%) QA Engineer
7 23 (9.27%) Developer
8 22 (8.87%) Software Test Engineer
9 13 (5.24%) Software Test Analyst
9 13 (5.24%) QA Leader
10 12 (4.84%) QA Tester
11 11 (4.44%) Test Manager
12 9 (3.63%) Automation Tester
13 8 (3.23%) Test Leader
14 7 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (2.82%) .NET Developer
14 7 (2.82%) C# Developer
14 7 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (2.82%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (20.97%) .NET
2 35 (14.11%) HTML
3 26 (10.48%) CSS
3 26 (10.48%) Web Services
4 20 (8.06%) XML
5 15 (6.05%) ASP.NET
6 12 (4.84%) WCF
7 9 (3.63%) jQuery
8 7 (2.82%) RESTful
8 7 (2.82%) SOAP
9 6 (2.42%) J2SE
9 6 (2.42%) WF
10 4 (1.61%) HTML5
10 4 (1.61%) REST
11 3 (1.21%) JSP
12 2 (0.81%) XSLT
12 2 (0.81%) JSON
12 2 (0.81%) Backbone.js
12 2 (0.81%) OSGi
12 2 (0.81%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.85%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.03%) Open Source
3 7 (2.82%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.02%) Statistics
4 5 (2.02%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.02%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.81%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (0.81%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.40%) Derivative
8 1 (0.40%) GIS
8 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.40%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.40%) Equities
8 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.40%) Wiki
8 1 (0.40%) Online Games
8 1 (0.40%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.34%) Linux
2 29 (11.69%) Windows
3 11 (4.44%) UNIX
4 7 (2.82%) Android
5 5 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) CentOS
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (36.69%) Test Scripting
3 65 (26.21%) Software Testing
4 41 (16.53%) TDD
5 40 (16.13%) Automation Testing
6 38 (15.32%) Manual Testing
6 38 (15.32%) Test Automation
7 37 (14.92%) Scrum
8 31 (12.50%) BDD
9 24 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (8.47%) Regression Testing
11 20 (8.06%) E-Commerce
12 19 (7.66%) Web Testing
12 19 (7.66%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (6.85%) Software Engineering
14 15 (6.05%) MVC
14 15 (6.05%) Test Management
14 15 (6.05%) Test Strategy
15 14 (5.65%) Performance Testing
16 12 (4.84%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (28.23%) SQL
2 69 (27.82%) C#
3 62 (25.00%) Python
4 49 (19.76%) Java
5 41 (16.53%) JavaScript
6 31 (12.50%) Ruby
7 30 (12.10%) Perl
8 28 (11.29%) C
9 19 (7.66%) C++
10 12 (4.84%) F#
11 7 (2.82%) TTCN
12 6 (2.42%) Scala
12 6 (2.42%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.02%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.61%) PHP
15 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.40%) VBScript
16 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (28.63%) ISTQB
2 69 (27.82%) ISEB
3 34 (13.71%) Degree
4 13 (5.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.02%) PhD
6 3 (1.21%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.40%) HND
8 1 (0.40%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (52.42%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.82%) KVM
2 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.45%) Oracle
3 4 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (0.40%) IBM
4 1 (0.40%) HP
4 1 (0.40%) CA
4 1 (0.40%) MKS
4 1 (0.40%) Perforce
4 1 (0.40%) Macrovision
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