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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 123 130 159
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +29
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 143 135 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.81% 1.85% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.40% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 123 107 105
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
6222 5621 6663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.74% 76.96% 74.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5014 4726 5650
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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 August 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 +23 95 £35,000 -12.50% 16
Hertfordshire -25 22 £31,500 -3.07% 2
Bedfordshire -3 15 £52,500 +61.53% 2
Essex +8 10 £32,500 -13.33%
Suffolk +5 4 £31,750 -2.30%
Norfolk +2 1 - -
Automated Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 121 (50.00%) QA
2 87 (35.95%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (33.88%) Selenium
4 74 (30.58%) Test Scripting
5 64 (26.45%) ISTQB
6 61 (25.21%) Python
6 61 (25.21%) ISEB
7 60 (24.79%) C#
8 59 (24.38%) Software Testing
9 52 (21.49%) .NET
10 50 (20.66%) JavaScript
11 49 (20.25%) SQL
11 49 (20.25%) Java
12 45 (18.60%) HTML
13 44 (18.18%) Linux
14 42 (17.36%) Regression Testing
15 41 (16.94%) TDD
15 41 (16.94%) Manual Testing
16 39 (16.12%) Microsoft
17 38 (15.70%) Scrum
18 35 (14.46%) BDD
19 34 (14.05%) Degree
20 33 (13.64%) Automation Testing
21 32 (13.22%) CSS
22 30 (12.40%) Ruby
23 29 (11.98%) JIRA
23 29 (11.98%) Wireless
24 28 (11.57%) C
25 27 (11.16%) SQL Server
25 27 (11.16%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (3.31%) IIS
2 3 (1.24%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.83%) Apache
3 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.41%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 9 (3.72%) MS Office
2 5 (2.07%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) SaaS
1 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.98%) Wireless
2 27 (11.16%) HTTP
3 15 (6.20%) TCP/IP
4 13 (5.37%) Internet
5 10 (4.13%) SSH
6 7 (2.89%) Ethernet
7 5 (2.07%) SNMP
8 3 (1.24%) X.509
8 3 (1.24%) LAN
8 3 (1.24%) WAN
9 2 (0.83%) DHCP
9 2 (0.83%) DNS
9 2 (0.83%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.83%) Firewall
9 2 (0.83%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.41%) LTE
10 1 (0.41%) STUN
10 1 (0.41%) TETRA
10 1 (0.41%) SSL
10 1 (0.41%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.16%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.79%) NoSQL
3 11 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.24%) Big Data
5 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.83%) MySQL
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Text Mining
6 1 (0.41%) DB2
6 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 82 (33.88%) Selenium
2 29 (11.98%) JIRA
3 25 (10.33%) WebDriver
4 18 (7.44%) WATIR
4 18 (7.44%) Selenium IDE
5 17 (7.02%) Git (software)
5 17 (7.02%) Visual Studio
6 15 (6.20%) QuickTest Pro
6 15 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (6.20%) Cucumber
7 14 (5.79%) Jasmine
7 14 (5.79%) Sahi
8 13 (5.37%) Subversion
9 12 (4.96%) Bugzilla
10 9 (3.72%) FitNesse
10 9 (3.72%) Jenkins
11 6 (2.48%) Maven
11 6 (2.48%) TeamCity
12 5 (2.07%) Ant
12 5 (2.07%) JUnit
General
1 27 (11.16%) Finance
2 14 (5.79%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.72%) Banking
4 6 (2.48%) Marketing
5 2 (0.83%) Electronics
5 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.83%) Military
6 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (24.38%) Tester
2 47 (19.42%) Analyst
3 45 (18.60%) Test Analyst
4 37 (15.29%) Test Engineer
5 36 (14.88%) Software Engineer
6 33 (13.64%) QA Engineer
6 33 (13.64%) Developer
7 32 (13.22%) Software Tester
8 14 (5.79%) QA Tester
8 14 (5.79%) Software Test Analyst
8 14 (5.79%) Test Manager
9 13 (5.37%) Software Test Engineer
10 9 (3.72%) QA Leader
11 8 (3.31%) Front-End Developer
12 7 (2.89%) Senior Tester
12 7 (2.89%) Release Manager
12 7 (2.89%) Automation Tester
13 6 (2.48%) Automated Test Engineer
13 6 (2.48%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (2.48%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (21.49%) .NET
2 45 (18.60%) HTML
3 32 (13.22%) CSS
4 20 (8.26%) XML
5 18 (7.44%) Web Services
6 16 (6.61%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.48%) Dojo
7 6 (2.48%) jQuery
8 4 (1.65%) REST
8 4 (1.65%) WCF
8 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.65%) HTML5
9 3 (1.24%) RESTful
9 3 (1.24%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (1.24%) Middleware
10 2 (0.83%) Sass
10 2 (0.83%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.83%) Backbone.js
10 2 (0.83%) CSS3
10 2 (0.83%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.79%) Open Source
2 13 (5.37%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.48%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.07%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.24%) Statistics
5 3 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.83%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (0.83%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.41%) Online Games
7 1 (0.41%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.41%) GIS
7 1 (0.41%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.41%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.18%) Linux
2 24 (9.92%) Windows
3 9 (3.72%) UNIX
4 7 (2.89%) Android
5 5 (2.07%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (35.95%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (30.58%) Test Scripting
3 59 (24.38%) Software Testing
4 42 (17.36%) Regression Testing
5 41 (16.94%) TDD
5 41 (16.94%) Manual Testing
6 38 (15.70%) Scrum
7 35 (14.46%) BDD
8 33 (13.64%) Automation Testing
9 24 (9.92%) Test Automation
10 23 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (9.09%) Web Testing
12 21 (8.68%) Software Engineering
13 19 (7.85%) E-Commerce
14 18 (7.44%) Test Strategy
15 17 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (6.20%) MVC
17 14 (5.79%) Performance Testing
17 14 (5.79%) Configuration Management
18 12 (4.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (25.21%) Python
2 60 (24.79%) C#
3 50 (20.66%) JavaScript
4 49 (20.25%) SQL
4 49 (20.25%) Java
5 30 (12.40%) Ruby
6 28 (11.57%) C
7 26 (10.74%) C++
8 19 (7.85%) Perl
9 12 (4.96%) F#
10 5 (2.07%) Embedded C
11 4 (1.65%) PHP
12 3 (1.24%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.24%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.24%) TTCN
13 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.83%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.41%) Scala
14 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (26.45%) ISTQB
2 61 (25.21%) ISEB
3 34 (14.05%) Degree
4 9 (3.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.48%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.24%) PhD
6 3 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.83%) HND
7 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.41%) HNC
8 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.89%) KVM
2 2 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (16.12%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.79%) Oracle
3 5 (2.07%) Google
4 3 (1.24%) CA
5 1 (0.41%) Macrovision
5 1 (0.41%) MKS
5 1 (0.41%) IBM
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