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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 218 207 267
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +60
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 41 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 0.48% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.62% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41 27 22
Average salary £38,500 £36,750 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +15.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £32,500 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.59%
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
6026 5507 6852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 79.60% 78.05% 75.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4826 4666 5807
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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -1 17 £42,500 - 1
Bedfordshire -13 10 £38,250 +4.79%
Cambridgeshire -3 9 £34,000 -9.33% 1
Essex +7 8 £33,500 -1.47%
Suffolk +11 3 £37,500 -
Automation Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 63 (65.63%) Selenium
2 61 (63.54%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (57.29%) Test Scripting
4 51 (53.13%) QA
5 36 (37.50%) Java
6 33 (34.38%) ISTQB
7 30 (31.25%) TDD
7 30 (31.25%) Automated Testing
7 30 (31.25%) SQL
8 29 (30.21%) BDD
9 27 (28.13%) WebDriver
9 27 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (26.04%) Python
11 24 (25.00%) C#
11 24 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
12 23 (23.96%) Software Testing
13 20 (20.83%) ISEB
14 18 (18.75%) Ruby
14 18 (18.75%) Manual Testing
14 18 (18.75%) Test Strategy
15 16 (16.67%) UNIX
15 16 (16.67%) Test Automation
16 14 (14.58%) Sahi
16 14 (14.58%) WATIR
16 14 (14.58%) Degree
16 14 (14.58%) E-Commerce
16 14 (14.58%) Jasmine
16 14 (14.58%) Selenium IDE
17 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
17 12 (12.50%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (1.04%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (6.25%) Wireless
1 6 (6.25%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.04%) LTE
2 1 (1.04%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.04%) RNC
2 1 (1.04%) 2G
2 1 (1.04%) 3G
2 1 (1.04%) 3GPP
2 1 (1.04%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.04%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 63 (65.63%) Selenium
2 27 (28.13%) WebDriver
3 24 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (14.58%) Sahi
4 14 (14.58%) WATIR
4 14 (14.58%) Jasmine
4 14 (14.58%) Selenium IDE
5 10 (10.42%) JUnit
6 9 (9.38%) JBehave
7 8 (8.33%) JIRA
8 7 (7.29%) JMeter
9 6 (6.25%) FitNesse
10 5 (5.21%) Cucumber
11 4 (4.17%) Zephyr
11 4 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
13 2 (2.08%) Bugzilla
14 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
14 1 (1.04%) LoadUI
14 1 (1.04%) Valgrind
General
1 12 (12.50%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (38.54%) Test Engineer
2 22 (22.92%) Analyst
3 21 (21.88%) Test Analyst
4 17 (17.71%) Tester
5 16 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 15 (15.63%) Automation Engineer
7 14 (14.58%) QA Engineer
8 11 (11.46%) Software Test Engineer
9 8 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Software Tester
10 6 (6.25%) QA Tester
10 6 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
11 5 (5.21%) Web Test Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Web Analyst
12 4 (4.17%) Test Manager
12 4 (4.17%) QA Analyst
12 4 (4.17%) Test Leader
12 4 (4.17%) QA Leader
13 3 (3.13%) Senior Test Engineer
13 3 (3.13%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) J2EE
2 6 (6.25%) .NET
3 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.04%) Java EE
4 1 (1.04%) Middleware
4 1 (1.04%) SOAP
4 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.21%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.17%) EFT
4 4 (4.17%) Wiki
5 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.04%) Statistics
5 1 (1.04%) Replication
5 1 (1.04%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.67%) UNIX
2 6 (6.25%) Windows
2 6 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (63.54%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (57.29%) Test Scripting
3 30 (31.25%) TDD
3 30 (31.25%) Automated Testing
4 29 (30.21%) BDD
5 23 (23.96%) Software Testing
6 18 (18.75%) Manual Testing
6 18 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 16 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 14 (14.58%) E-Commerce
9 10 (10.42%) Software Engineering
10 9 (9.38%) Scrum
11 8 (8.33%) Web Testing
12 7 (7.29%) Test Planning
13 5 (5.21%) Waterfall
13 5 (5.21%) Coaching
13 5 (5.21%) Analytics
14 4 (4.17%) Mentoring
14 4 (4.17%) Logistics
15 3 (3.13%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.50%) Java
2 30 (31.25%) SQL
3 25 (26.04%) Python
4 24 (25.00%) C#
5 18 (18.75%) Ruby
6 12 (12.50%) F#
7 10 (10.42%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.25%) Tcl
9 2 (2.08%) C++
10 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.04%) PHP
10 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (34.38%) ISTQB
2 20 (20.83%) ISEB
3 14 (14.58%) Degree
4 2 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (53.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (5.21%) IBM
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (1.04%) MKS
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle
4 1 (1.04%) SAP
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