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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 224 218 247
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +29
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 30 30 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 0.45% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.56% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 23
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
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
5821 5337 6600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.23% 80.51% 76.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4636 4295 5685
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +9 14 £37,500 -1.31% 4
Essex -11 7 £47,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -18 6 £42,500 +13.33%
Suffolk -4 2 £28,250 +25.55%
Norfolk - 1 £22,500 -
Automation Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 57 (77.03%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (71.62%) Selenium
3 52 (70.27%) QA
4 26 (35.14%) Test Scripting
4 26 (35.14%) Test Automation
5 25 (33.78%) TDD
5 25 (33.78%) Java
6 24 (32.43%) QuickTest Pro
7 22 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (27.03%) JMeter
8 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
8 20 (27.03%) WebDriver
9 19 (25.68%) BDD
9 19 (25.68%) Scrum
10 17 (22.97%) SQL
11 16 (21.62%) Software Engineering
12 15 (20.27%) Manual Testing
12 15 (20.27%) JBehave
12 15 (20.27%) J2EE
12 15 (20.27%) Finance
13 14 (18.92%) JUnit
13 14 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (17.57%) Test Planning
14 13 (17.57%) ISEB
15 12 (16.22%) C#
16 11 (14.86%) Degree
17 10 (13.51%) Ruby
18 9 (12.16%) SoapUI
19 7 (9.46%) Software Testing
19 7 (9.46%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) BASE24
1 1 (1.35%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 53 (71.62%) Selenium
2 24 (32.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 20 (27.03%) JMeter
3 20 (27.03%) WebDriver
4 15 (20.27%) JBehave
5 14 (18.92%) JUnit
6 9 (12.16%) SoapUI
7 6 (8.11%) Jasmine
8 5 (6.76%) Ant
8 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (6.76%) JIRA
9 4 (5.41%) WATIR
9 4 (5.41%) Sahi
9 4 (5.41%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (4.05%) Bugzilla
10 3 (4.05%) XMLSpy
11 2 (2.70%) Behat
12 1 (1.35%) Ranorex
12 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Aerospace
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.05%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Electronics
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (36.49%) Test Engineer
2 23 (31.08%) Analyst
3 21 (28.38%) Software Engineer
3 21 (28.38%) Software Test Engineer
4 20 (27.03%) Test Analyst
5 10 (13.51%) QA Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) QA Analyst
6 9 (12.16%) Tester
7 7 (9.46%) Test Manager
7 7 (9.46%) QA Test Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Software Tester
10 4 (5.41%) QA Specialist
10 4 (5.41%) Test Leader
10 4 (5.41%) Automation Tester
10 4 (5.41%) QA Automation Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) Software Test Analyst
12 2 (2.70%) Test Specialist
12 2 (2.70%) QA Tester
12 2 (2.70%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) J2EE
2 6 (8.11%) .NET
2 6 (8.11%) SOAP
3 3 (4.05%) Web Services
3 3 (4.05%) Middleware
3 3 (4.05%) HTML
3 3 (4.05%) CSS
4 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.35%) JMS
5 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Online Games
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) DTV
5 1 (1.35%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) UNIX
1 6 (8.11%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (77.03%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.14%) Test Scripting
2 26 (35.14%) Test Automation
3 25 (33.78%) TDD
4 19 (25.68%) Scrum
4 19 (25.68%) BDD
5 16 (21.62%) Software Engineering
6 15 (20.27%) Manual Testing
7 13 (17.57%) Test Planning
8 7 (9.46%) Software Testing
9 6 (8.11%) Automated Testing
9 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.11%) Validation
10 4 (5.41%) Security Testing
11 2 (2.70%) CRM
11 2 (2.70%) Web Testing
11 2 (2.70%) People Management
12 1 (1.35%) Customer Engagement
12 1 (1.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) Java
2 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.97%) SQL
4 12 (16.22%) C#
5 10 (13.51%) Ruby
6 7 (9.46%) C++
7 6 (8.11%) Python
8 4 (5.41%) F#
9 2 (2.70%) PHP
10 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) ISEB
2 11 (14.86%) Degree
3 4 (5.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (70.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
1 4 (5.41%) HP
2 2 (2.70%) Telerik
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) SAP
3 1 (1.35%) BT
3 1 (1.35%) Thunderhead
Colchester, Essex
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: £0 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago