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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 211 219 251
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +32
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 48 27 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.49% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 48 20 29
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £29,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
Automation 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
6100 5501 6707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.39% 76.88% 74.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4923 4632 5659
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 £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 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
Hertfordshire -6 19 £42,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire 0 12 £36,100 -6.83% 3
Bedfordshire -2 10 £36,250 -0.68%
Essex +13 8 £30,500 -10.29%
Suffolk - 6 £38,750 -
Automation Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 64 (61.54%) Selenium
2 60 (57.69%) Test Scripting
3 52 (50.00%) QA
4 37 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (35.58%) Java
5 36 (34.62%) ISTQB
6 33 (31.73%) Automated Testing
6 33 (31.73%) SQL
7 30 (28.85%) Software Testing
8 28 (26.92%) TDD
8 28 (26.92%) Python
9 27 (25.96%) QuickTest Pro
9 27 (25.96%) BDD
10 26 (25.00%) WebDriver
11 25 (24.04%) C#
12 20 (19.23%) Test Strategy
13 19 (18.27%) ISEB
13 19 (18.27%) UNIX
13 19 (18.27%) Ruby
14 15 (14.42%) Finance
14 15 (14.42%) Test Automation
15 14 (13.46%) Jasmine
15 14 (13.46%) Selenium IDE
15 14 (13.46%) WATIR
15 14 (13.46%) Sahi
15 14 (13.46%) Degree
15 14 (13.46%) Manual Testing
15 14 (13.46%) E-Commerce
16 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
16 12 (11.54%) F#

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.96%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) MS Office
2 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.69%) Bluetooth
1 8 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (0.96%) 2G
2 1 (0.96%) RNC
2 1 (0.96%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.96%) LTE
2 1 (0.96%) 3GPP
2 1 (0.96%) DHCP
2 1 (0.96%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.96%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 64 (61.54%) Selenium
2 27 (25.96%) QuickTest Pro
3 26 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 14 (13.46%) Sahi
4 14 (13.46%) Jasmine
4 14 (13.46%) Selenium IDE
4 14 (13.46%) WATIR
5 8 (7.69%) JIRA
5 8 (7.69%) JUnit
6 7 (6.73%) FitNesse
6 7 (6.73%) JBehave
7 6 (5.77%) JMeter
8 5 (4.81%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.85%) Zephyr
9 4 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.92%) Bugzilla
11 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.96%) LoadUI
General
1 15 (14.42%) Finance
2 12 (11.54%) Banking
3 3 (2.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.96%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 39 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 23 (22.12%) Tester
3 21 (20.19%) Analyst
4 20 (19.23%) Test Analyst
5 17 (16.35%) Software Engineer
6 15 (14.42%) QA Engineer
6 15 (14.42%) Automation Engineer
7 11 (10.58%) Software Test Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) QA Automation Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) QA Tester
9 6 (5.77%) Software Tester
10 5 (4.81%) Graduate
10 5 (4.81%) Web Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Web Test Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Test Leader
11 4 (3.85%) QA Leader
11 4 (3.85%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.85%) QA Analyst
11 4 (3.85%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.69%) J2EE
2 6 (5.77%) .NET
3 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.92%) SOAP
5 1 (0.96%) Web Services
5 1 (0.96%) Middleware
5 1 (0.96%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Client/Server
1 7 (6.73%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.81%) EFT
3 4 (3.85%) Wiki
4 3 (2.88%) Statistics
4 3 (2.88%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.96%) Handset
6 1 (0.96%) Replication
6 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.27%) UNIX
2 7 (6.73%) Windows
2 7 (6.73%) Linux
3 1 (0.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (57.69%) Test Scripting
2 37 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (31.73%) Automated Testing
4 30 (28.85%) Software Testing
5 28 (26.92%) TDD
6 27 (25.96%) BDD
7 20 (19.23%) Test Strategy
8 15 (14.42%) Test Automation
9 14 (13.46%) Manual Testing
9 14 (13.46%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.69%) Scrum
10 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.69%) Web Testing
11 7 (6.73%) Waterfall
11 7 (6.73%) Analytics
12 4 (3.85%) Logistics
13 3 (2.88%) Test Management
13 3 (2.88%) Validation
14 2 (1.92%) Quality Management
14 2 (1.92%) OO
Programming Languages
1 37 (35.58%) Java
2 33 (31.73%) SQL
3 28 (26.92%) Python
4 25 (24.04%) C#
5 19 (18.27%) Ruby
6 12 (11.54%) F#
7 8 (7.69%) Tcl
7 8 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.92%) C++
9 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.96%) Perl
9 1 (0.96%) PHP
9 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (34.62%) ISTQB
2 19 (18.27%) ISEB
3 14 (13.46%) Degree
4 3 (2.88%) PhD
5 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (6.73%) IBM
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (0.96%) MKS
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle
4 1 (0.96%) SAP
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