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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
England / East of England
Rank 169 198 239
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +41
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 71 70 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.21% 1.02% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.18% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 70 67 26
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%

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
5125 5916 6039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.43% 85.90% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4223 4871 4825
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +33 36 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Essex +24 10 £37,500 +7.14%
Bedfordshire +11 10 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Cambridgeshire -24 8 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Suffolk -3 5 £25,000 -25.92%
Norfolk -12 2 £26,250 - 2
Automation Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 74 (56.06%) QA
2 70 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (50.76%) SQL
4 62 (46.97%) Selenium
5 41 (31.06%) Java
6 37 (28.03%) ISEB
6 37 (28.03%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (27.27%) C#
8 34 (25.76%) Software Testing
8 34 (25.76%) Test Automation
9 33 (25.00%) Finance
10 32 (24.24%) ISTQB
11 31 (23.48%) Scrum
12 30 (22.73%) HP UFT
12 30 (22.73%) Test Scripting
12 30 (22.73%) Manual Testing
13 29 (21.97%) Automated Testing
14 25 (18.94%) Functional Testing
15 23 (17.42%) Linux
15 23 (17.42%) Python
16 22 (16.67%) JIRA
16 22 (16.67%) WebDriver
17 21 (15.91%) BDD
18 20 (15.15%) Unix
19 19 (14.39%) Cucumber
20 18 (13.64%) Oracle
21 17 (12.88%) Windows
22 16 (12.12%) Degree
23 15 (11.36%) SQL Server
23 15 (11.36%) TDD

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.30%) Confluence
2 6 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.82%) MS Excel
1 9 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.55%) SaaS
2 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.79%) Big Data
3 3 (2.27%) MS Access
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 62 (46.97%) Selenium
2 30 (22.73%) HP UFT
3 22 (16.67%) JIRA
3 22 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 19 (14.39%) Cucumber
5 15 (11.36%) Robot Framework
6 14 (10.61%) SoapUI
7 11 (8.33%) Git (software)
7 11 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (6.06%) SpecFlow
9 7 (5.30%) Jenkins
9 7 (5.30%) JUnit
10 6 (4.55%) JMeter
10 6 (4.55%) Maven
11 5 (3.79%) Eclipse
11 5 (3.79%) NUnit
11 5 (3.79%) TeamCity
12 4 (3.03%) Ranorex
12 4 (3.03%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.06%) Automotive
3 4 (3.03%) Retail
4 3 (2.27%) Back Office
4 3 (2.27%) Electronics
5 2 (1.52%) Games
5 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (48.48%) Analyst
2 59 (44.70%) Test Analyst
3 29 (21.97%) Tester
4 19 (14.39%) QA Analyst
5 17 (12.88%) QA Test Analyst
6 16 (12.12%) Test Manager
7 15 (11.36%) QA Leader
8 14 (10.61%) Software Tester
8 14 (10.61%) Test Leader
9 11 (8.33%) Test Engineer
10 10 (7.58%) Test Automation Engineer
11 9 (6.82%) Automation Test Analyst
11 9 (6.82%) Automation Test Lead
11 9 (6.82%) Automation Tester
11 9 (6.82%) QA Manager
11 9 (6.82%) QA Test Manager
12 8 (6.06%) Test Automation Manager
13 7 (5.30%) Manual Tester
14 6 (4.55%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
14 6 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.61%) .NET
2 10 (7.58%) Gherkin
2 10 (7.58%) RESTful
2 10 (7.58%) Web Services
3 6 (4.55%) Hibernate
3 6 (4.55%) Spring
4 5 (3.79%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.52%) JSON
6 2 (1.52%) Qt
6 2 (1.52%) REST
6 2 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.03%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.30%) iPad
4 6 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.79%) Statistics
6 4 (3.03%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.03%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.76%) BBC
8 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.76%) Home Automation
8 1 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.76%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.42%) Linux
2 20 (15.15%) Unix
3 17 (12.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.76%) Software Testing
2 34 (25.76%) Test Automation
3 31 (23.48%) Scrum
4 30 (22.73%) Manual Testing
4 30 (22.73%) Test Scripting
5 29 (21.97%) Automated Testing
6 25 (18.94%) Functional Testing
7 21 (15.91%) BDD
8 15 (11.36%) API Testing
8 15 (11.36%) TDD
8 15 (11.36%) Test Strategy
9 14 (10.61%) Performance Testing
9 14 (10.61%) Web Testing
10 12 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (9.09%) Regression Testing
11 11 (8.33%) Asset Management
11 11 (8.33%) Integration Testing
12 9 (6.82%) Process Improvement
12 9 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (50.76%) SQL
2 41 (31.06%) Java
3 36 (27.27%) C#
4 23 (17.42%) Python
5 10 (7.58%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.79%) C
7 5 (3.79%) Ruby
8 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.27%) C++
10 2 (1.52%) Perl
10 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (28.03%) ISEB
2 32 (24.24%) ISTQB
3 16 (12.12%) Degree
4 7 (5.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (56.06%) QA
2 3 (2.27%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (13.64%) Oracle
2 9 (6.82%) HP
3 7 (5.30%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.79%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.76%) SAP
5 1 (0.76%) Virgin Media
5 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
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