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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 241 220 223
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 26 57 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.72% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.92% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 20 57 40
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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
5813 6218 6455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.06% 78.71% 76.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4661 5094 5519
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 March 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 March 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 +15 12 £38,500 -14.44%
Essex -2 8 £67,500 +42.10% 1
Suffolk +3 5 £21,500 -42.66% 1
Bedfordshire +6 1 £31,000 -22.50%
Automation Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 46 (70.77%) QA
2 43 (66.15%) Selenium
3 40 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (30.77%) SQL
5 19 (29.23%) QuickTest Pro
6 18 (27.69%) TDD
7 17 (26.15%) Finance
8 16 (24.62%) Java
8 16 (24.62%) SoapUI
9 14 (21.54%) Scrum
9 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
10 13 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 13 (20.00%) BDD
10 13 (20.00%) WebDriver
10 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 12 (18.46%) JMeter
12 11 (16.92%) C#
12 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
14 9 (13.85%) SOAP
14 9 (13.85%) Ruby
15 8 (12.31%) Manual Testing
15 8 (12.31%) C++
15 8 (12.31%) ISEB
16 7 (10.77%) J2EE
16 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
16 7 (10.77%) Linux
16 7 (10.77%) JBehave
16 7 (10.77%) Test Planning
16 7 (10.77%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) BASE24
1 1 (1.54%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Big Data
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 43 (66.15%) Selenium
2 19 (29.23%) QuickTest Pro
3 16 (24.62%) SoapUI
4 13 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 12 (18.46%) JMeter
6 7 (10.77%) JBehave
7 6 (9.23%) JIRA
7 6 (9.23%) XMLSpy
7 6 (9.23%) JUnit
8 5 (7.69%) Ant
8 5 (7.69%) Jasmine
9 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.62%) Sahi
9 3 (4.62%) WATIR
9 3 (4.62%) Bugzilla
9 3 (4.62%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (3.08%) Behat
11 1 (1.54%) Ranorex
11 1 (1.54%) eggPlant
11 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.69%) Games
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Test Engineer
2 18 (27.69%) Software Engineer
2 18 (27.69%) Software Test Engineer
3 16 (24.62%) Analyst
4 15 (23.08%) Test Analyst
5 12 (18.46%) Tester
6 9 (13.85%) QA Analyst
7 8 (12.31%) QA Engineer
7 8 (12.31%) QA Test Analyst
7 8 (12.31%) Automation Tester
8 6 (9.23%) Test Manager
9 5 (7.69%) Graduate
9 5 (7.69%) Software Tester
9 5 (7.69%) QA Tester
9 5 (7.69%) Test Leader
10 4 (6.15%) QA Specialist
11 3 (4.62%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (4.62%) Software Test Analyst
12 2 (3.08%) Test Specialist
13 1 (1.54%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) SOAP
2 7 (10.77%) J2EE
3 6 (9.23%) .NET
3 6 (9.23%) Middleware
4 4 (6.15%) CSS
4 4 (6.15%) Web Services
5 3 (4.62%) HTML
6 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.54%) XML
7 1 (1.54%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.69%) Online Games
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.54%) Physics
5 1 (1.54%) DTV
5 1 (1.54%) BBC
5 1 (1.54%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) UNIX
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.69%) TDD
3 14 (21.54%) Scrum
3 14 (21.54%) Test Automation
4 13 (20.00%) BDD
4 13 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 8 (12.31%) Manual Testing
7 7 (10.77%) Test Planning
7 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.77%) Software Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Automated Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.15%) Validation
11 3 (4.62%) Security Testing
11 3 (4.62%) OOP
11 3 (4.62%) CRM
11 3 (4.62%) Regression Testing
12 2 (3.08%) OO
12 2 (3.08%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) SQL
2 16 (24.62%) Java
3 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (16.92%) C#
5 9 (13.85%) Ruby
6 8 (12.31%) C++
7 6 (9.23%) Python
8 3 (4.62%) F#
9 2 (3.08%) PHP
10 1 (1.54%) C
10 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) ISEB
2 7 (10.77%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (70.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) HP
3 2 (3.08%) Telerik
4 1 (1.54%) SAP
4 1 (1.54%) BT
4 1 (1.54%) Thunderhead
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