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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 241 222 235
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 20 53 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.27% 0.63% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.81% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18 53 30
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £32,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £36,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +7.35%
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
5957 6563 6376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.21% 77.99% 76.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 5387 5479
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -5 8 £32,500 -27.77% 3
Essex -2 5 £67,500 +50.00%
Hertfordshire -7 4 £50,000 +21.21% 4
Suffolk +4 2 £35,000 -9.67% 2
Bedfordshire +10 1 £32,500 +1.56% 1
Automation Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (63.46%) QA
2 30 (57.69%) Selenium
3 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (28.85%) Java
5 14 (26.92%) SQL
5 14 (26.92%) Finance
5 14 (26.92%) SoapUI
6 13 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (19.23%) E-Commerce
7 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
7 10 (19.23%) TDD
7 10 (19.23%) Scrum
7 10 (19.23%) BDD
8 9 (17.31%) SOAP
9 8 (15.38%) C#
9 8 (15.38%) Ruby
10 7 (13.46%) ISTQB
10 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
10 7 (13.46%) Games
10 7 (13.46%) C++
10 7 (13.46%) WebDriver
11 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 6 (11.54%) Linux
11 6 (11.54%) XMLSpy
11 6 (11.54%) Middleware
11 6 (11.54%) JMeter
11 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
12 5 (9.62%) Python
12 5 (9.62%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.92%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Big Data
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (57.69%) Selenium
2 14 (26.92%) SoapUI
3 13 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (13.46%) WebDriver
5 6 (11.54%) XMLSpy
5 6 (11.54%) JMeter
6 5 (9.62%) Ant
7 4 (7.69%) JIRA
7 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.77%) Behat
9 2 (3.85%) RSpec
9 2 (3.85%) JBehave
9 2 (3.85%) Jasmine
9 2 (3.85%) Capybara
9 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.85%) JUnit
9 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.92%) NUnit
10 1 (1.92%) Ranorex
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Games
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Electronics
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Test Engineer
2 16 (30.77%) Tester
3 13 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 13 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) Test Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) QA Tester
6 6 (11.54%) QA Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Automation Tester
6 6 (11.54%) Graduate
6 6 (11.54%) Software Tester
6 6 (11.54%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 4 (7.69%) QA Specialist
8 3 (5.77%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Test Specialist
10 1 (1.92%) Senior Tester
10 1 (1.92%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) SOAP
2 6 (11.54%) Middleware
3 4 (7.69%) .NET
3 4 (7.69%) CSS
4 3 (5.77%) J2EE
4 3 (5.77%) HTML
4 3 (5.77%) Web Services
5 1 (1.92%) JMS
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.92%) XML
5 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.62%) Online Games
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) BBC
4 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.92%) iPhone
4 1 (1.92%) Spread Betting
4 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) Physics
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) UNIX
3 2 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.23%) E-Commerce
2 10 (19.23%) TDD
2 10 (19.23%) Scrum
2 10 (19.23%) BDD
3 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
4 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
5 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
5 5 (9.62%) Manual Testing
6 4 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 4 (7.69%) Software Delivery
6 4 (7.69%) CRM
6 4 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.85%) Test Planning
8 2 (3.85%) User Stories
8 2 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) Java
2 14 (26.92%) SQL
3 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.38%) C#
4 8 (15.38%) Ruby
5 7 (13.46%) C++
6 5 (9.62%) Python
7 3 (5.77%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) ISTQB
2 5 (9.62%) ISEB
3 3 (5.77%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (63.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) HP
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
Suffolk
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-40k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Data Idols
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bishop's Stortford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
St. Albans
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago