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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 208 226 226
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 45 45 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.58% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.72% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 42 45 21
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £67,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
5928 6275 5720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 82.22% 80.44% 79.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4988 5073 4822
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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 +27 27 £37,500 +0.80% 5
Bedfordshire +6 9 £32,500 -7.14%
Suffolk -3 3 £42,000 +8.38%
Hertfordshire -19 3 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Norfolk - 2 £32,500 - 2
Essex -9 1 - - 1
Automation Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 37 (54.41%) Selenium
2 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (42.65%) QA
4 27 (39.71%) Java
5 24 (35.29%) Degree
6 14 (20.59%) C#
6 14 (20.59%) Python
6 14 (20.59%) ISEB
7 13 (19.12%) Automated Testing
7 13 (19.12%) SQL
8 12 (17.65%) Finance
8 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 12 (17.65%) Software Testing
8 12 (17.65%) TDD
8 12 (17.65%) Test Scripting
8 12 (17.65%) WebDriver
9 11 (16.18%) ISTQB
9 11 (16.18%) Scrum
10 10 (14.71%) Linux
10 10 (14.71%) JIRA
10 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
11 9 (13.24%) Test Automation
11 9 (13.24%) Performance Testing
11 9 (13.24%) Regression Testing
12 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
12 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
12 8 (11.76%) Web Testing
12 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (10.29%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) Hadoop
1 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
1 5 (7.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (54.41%) Selenium
2 12 (17.65%) WebDriver
3 10 (14.71%) JIRA
4 7 (10.29%) HP UFT
4 7 (10.29%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.35%) JMeter
5 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.88%) Hudson
6 4 (5.88%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (4.41%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.41%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.94%) XMLSpy
8 2 (2.94%) RSpec
8 2 (2.94%) Appium
8 2 (2.94%) Capybara
8 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.47%) Behat
9 1 (1.47%) Bugzilla
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Electronics
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Games
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Tester
2 17 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 14 (20.59%) Software Tester
4 12 (17.65%) Analyst
4 12 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Software Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Senior Test Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) QA Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) QA Tester
7 6 (8.82%) Automation Tester
8 5 (7.35%) Test Leader
9 4 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (4.41%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (4.41%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) SOAP
2 2 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (1.47%) REST
3 1 (1.47%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.88%) Replication
2 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.47%) Spread Betting
3 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.47%) Physics
3 1 (1.47%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.47%) iPhone
3 1 (1.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.12%) Automated Testing
3 12 (17.65%) Software Testing
3 12 (17.65%) TDD
3 12 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 11 (16.18%) Scrum
5 9 (13.24%) Test Automation
5 9 (13.24%) Performance Testing
5 9 (13.24%) Regression Testing
6 8 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (11.76%) Web Testing
6 8 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (8.82%) Software Delivery
7 6 (8.82%) User Stories
7 6 (8.82%) BDD
7 6 (8.82%) Manual Testing
7 6 (8.82%) OO
8 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.35%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) Java
2 14 (20.59%) C#
2 14 (20.59%) Python
3 13 (19.12%) SQL
4 4 (5.88%) Ruby
5 3 (4.41%) C++
5 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.94%) Perl
6 2 (2.94%) VBScript
6 2 (2.94%) C
7 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.47%) VB
7 1 (1.47%) VBA
7 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (35.29%) Degree
2 14 (20.59%) ISEB
3 11 (16.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (42.65%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) HP
3 2 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle
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