The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
England / East of England
Rank 176 202 239
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +37
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 66 59 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.14% 0.83% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.95% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 59 55 25
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £26,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
5046 6206 6192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.15% 86.94% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4119 4949 4973
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the East of England region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in the East of England

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in the East of England

Automation Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +35 35 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Cambridgeshire -9 11 £47,500 +26.66% 5
Bedfordshire +28 9 £35,000 -10.25% 2
Suffolk +15 6 £25,000 -28.57%
Essex +17 4 £40,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £28,500 - 1
Automation Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 85 (63.43%) QA
2 83 (61.94%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (50.75%) Selenium
4 56 (41.79%) SQL
5 49 (36.57%) Software Testing
6 47 (35.07%) Java
7 41 (30.60%) C#
8 39 (29.10%) Finance
9 37 (27.61%) ISTQB
10 36 (26.87%) Test Automation
10 36 (26.87%) WebDriver
11 35 (26.12%) Scrum
12 34 (25.37%) Functional Testing
13 33 (24.63%) ISEB
14 30 (22.39%) BDD
14 30 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
15 28 (20.90%) HP UFT
16 26 (19.40%) JIRA
16 26 (19.40%) Cucumber
17 25 (18.66%) Manual Testing
17 25 (18.66%) Automated Testing
17 25 (18.66%) Python
18 23 (17.16%) TDD
19 22 (16.42%) Unix
19 22 (16.42%) Test Scripting
20 21 (15.67%) SoapUI
20 21 (15.67%) Linux
21 19 (14.18%) Integration Testing
21 19 (14.18%) Test Strategy
22 18 (13.43%) Regression Testing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (10.45%) Confluence
2 13 (9.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (10.45%) MS Excel
1 14 (10.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) SaaS
2 3 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.24%) Big Data
2 3 (2.24%) MS Access
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 68 (50.75%) Selenium
2 36 (26.87%) WebDriver
3 28 (20.90%) HP UFT
4 26 (19.40%) Cucumber
4 26 (19.40%) JIRA
5 21 (15.67%) SoapUI
6 17 (12.69%) Git (software)
7 14 (10.45%) JUnit
8 13 (9.70%) Maven
9 12 (8.96%) Robot Framework
10 11 (8.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (5.97%) JBehave
11 8 (5.97%) Jenkins
11 8 (5.97%) JMeter
12 7 (5.22%) SpecFlow
13 6 (4.48%) TeamCity
14 4 (2.99%) Eclipse
14 4 (2.99%) Visual Studio
15 3 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (2.24%) FitNesse
General
1 39 (29.10%) Finance
2 8 (5.97%) Automotive
3 7 (5.22%) Retail
4 5 (3.73%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.24%) Back Office
5 3 (2.24%) Electronics
6 2 (1.49%) Games
7 1 (0.75%) Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (47.01%) Analyst
2 58 (43.28%) Test Analyst
3 31 (23.13%) Tester
4 19 (14.18%) QA Analyst
5 17 (12.69%) QA Test Analyst
6 15 (11.19%) Test Manager
7 14 (10.45%) Test Engineer
8 13 (9.70%) Automation Test Analyst
8 13 (9.70%) Automation Tester
9 12 (8.96%) Software Tester
10 11 (8.21%) QA Leader
10 11 (8.21%) Test Automation Engineer
11 10 (7.46%) Test Leader
12 9 (6.72%) Automation Test Lead
13 8 (5.97%) QA Manager
13 8 (5.97%) QA Tester
14 7 (5.22%) Test Automation Manager
15 6 (4.48%) QA Engineer
15 6 (4.48%) QA Test Manager
16 5 (3.73%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.69%) Gherkin
1 17 (12.69%) RESTful
2 13 (9.70%) Hibernate
2 13 (9.70%) Spring
3 10 (7.46%) .NET
3 10 (7.46%) Web Services
4 7 (5.22%) XML
5 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.49%) JSON
7 2 (1.49%) Qt
7 2 (1.49%) Reactive Extensions
7 2 (1.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.48%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.73%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.24%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.24%) iPad
5 2 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.49%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.75%) BBC
6 1 (0.75%) Home Automation
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.42%) Unix
2 21 (15.67%) Linux
3 9 (6.72%) Windows
4 1 (0.75%) Android
4 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (61.94%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (36.57%) Software Testing
3 36 (26.87%) Test Automation
4 35 (26.12%) Scrum
5 34 (25.37%) Functional Testing
6 30 (22.39%) BDD
7 25 (18.66%) Automated Testing
7 25 (18.66%) Manual Testing
8 23 (17.16%) TDD
9 22 (16.42%) Test Scripting
10 19 (14.18%) Integration Testing
10 19 (14.18%) Test Strategy
11 18 (13.43%) Regression Testing
12 16 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (11.94%) Performance Testing
12 16 (11.94%) System Integration Testing
13 15 (11.19%) Non-Functional Testing
14 14 (10.45%) Kanban
14 14 (10.45%) SDLC
15 13 (9.70%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (41.79%) SQL
2 47 (35.07%) Java
3 41 (30.60%) C#
4 25 (18.66%) Python
5 8 (5.97%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.73%) C
6 5 (3.73%) Ruby
6 5 (3.73%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.24%) C++
9 2 (1.49%) Perl
9 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (27.61%) ISTQB
2 33 (24.63%) ISEB
3 15 (11.19%) Degree
4 5 (3.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (63.43%) QA
2 5 (3.73%) PMO
3 2 (1.49%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (10.45%) Atlassian
2 10 (7.46%) Oracle
3 7 (5.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.99%) HP
5 2 (1.49%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.75%) Virgin Media
6 1 (0.75%) Xamarin
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