The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 215 225 256
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +31
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 66 43 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 0.50% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.66% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 66 43 24
Average salary £41,750 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -1.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6700 6499 6826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 77.32% 75.80% 73.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5497 5595 5669
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automation Testing
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +16 18 £41,250 +26.92% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 17 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Essex -17 13 £45,000 -33.33% 1
Bedfordshire -3 10 £37,500 +25.00%
Suffolk -9 8 £37,500 +66.66%
Automation Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 41 (42.27%) Test Scripting
2 39 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (35.05%) Software Testing
4 32 (32.99%) QA
5 31 (31.96%) SQL
6 30 (30.93%) Selenium
7 28 (28.87%) QuickTest Pro
8 26 (26.80%) Java
9 25 (25.77%) ISTQB
10 23 (23.71%) Automated Testing
10 23 (23.71%) Test Strategy
11 18 (18.56%) JIRA
12 17 (17.53%) Degree
12 17 (17.53%) SQL Server
12 17 (17.53%) UNIX
13 16 (16.49%) Python
13 16 (16.49%) C#
14 15 (15.46%) Finance
15 14 (14.43%) Banking
15 14 (14.43%) Client/Server
15 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
16 13 (13.40%) Functional Testing
17 12 (12.37%) ISEB
17 12 (12.37%) MS Office
18 11 (11.34%) Wiki
18 11 (11.34%) Test Automation
19 10 (10.31%) Waterfall
20 9 (9.28%) Tcl
20 9 (9.28%) Wi-Fi
20 9 (9.28%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 12 (12.37%) MS Office
2 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) Wi-Fi
1 9 (9.28%) Wireless
1 9 (9.28%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (30.93%) Selenium
2 28 (28.87%) QuickTest Pro
3 18 (18.56%) JIRA
4 4 (4.12%) WATIR
4 4 (4.12%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.09%) Sahi
5 3 (3.09%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.09%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (3.09%) FitNesse
5 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.03%) JMeter
7 1 (1.03%) XMLSpy
7 1 (1.03%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.03%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.03%) JUnit
7 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.03%) JBehave
7 1 (1.03%) LoadUI
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 14 (14.43%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (30.93%) Test Engineer
2 26 (26.80%) Test Leader
3 22 (22.68%) Tester
4 16 (16.49%) Analyst
5 14 (14.43%) Test Analyst
6 12 (12.37%) Automation Tester
6 12 (12.37%) Software Engineer
7 11 (11.34%) Senior Test Engineer
8 10 (10.31%) Software Test Engineer
9 9 (9.28%) Team Leader
9 9 (9.28%) Test Team Leader
9 9 (9.28%) QA Leader
10 8 (8.25%) Developer
11 6 (6.19%) Graduate
12 5 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
13 4 (4.12%) Automation Engineer
13 4 (4.12%) Senior Test Analyst
13 4 (4.12%) QA Engineer
13 4 (4.12%) Test Manager
14 3 (3.09%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) .NET
2 2 (2.06%) J2EE
2 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.06%) SOAP
3 1 (1.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Client/Server
2 11 (11.34%) Wiki
3 6 (6.19%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.12%) Statistics
5 2 (2.06%) EFT
5 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Replication
6 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.53%) UNIX
2 3 (3.09%) Windows
2 3 (3.09%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (42.27%) Test Scripting
2 39 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (35.05%) Software Testing
4 23 (23.71%) Automated Testing
4 23 (23.71%) Test Strategy
5 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
6 13 (13.40%) Functional Testing
7 11 (11.34%) Test Automation
8 10 (10.31%) Waterfall
9 8 (8.25%) Manual Testing
10 7 (7.22%) Analytics
11 5 (5.15%) Quality Management
11 5 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.12%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.12%) Data Validation
12 4 (4.12%) BDD
12 4 (4.12%) Validation
12 4 (4.12%) TDD
12 4 (4.12%) OO
13 3 (3.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.96%) SQL
2 26 (26.80%) Java
3 16 (16.49%) Python
3 16 (16.49%) C#
4 9 (9.28%) Tcl
5 6 (6.19%) Ruby
5 6 (6.19%) VB
6 5 (5.15%) Perl
7 3 (3.09%) VBScript
7 3 (3.09%) F#
8 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.03%) PHP
9 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (25.77%) ISTQB
2 17 (17.53%) Degree
3 12 (12.37%) ISEB
4 4 (4.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (32.99%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) IBM
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle
4 2 (2.06%) HP
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