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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 179 241 227
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -14
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 68 39 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.03% 0.51% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.60% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 67 36 50
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £53,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
5605 6504 6525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.21% 84.96% 82.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4715 5375 5374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +36 21 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Suffolk +13 16 £35,000 -11.94% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 16 £37,500 +4.16% 4
Bedfordshire +21 10 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Essex +9 5 £52,500 -
Automation Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 80 (57.55%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (51.08%) QA
3 66 (47.48%) SQL
4 61 (43.88%) Selenium
5 48 (34.53%) Test Scripting
6 47 (33.81%) Manual Testing
7 37 (26.62%) Automated Testing
8 33 (23.74%) Test Automation
9 32 (23.02%) HP
10 31 (22.30%) HP UFT
10 31 (22.30%) C#
10 31 (22.30%) Java
11 30 (21.58%) ISEB
11 30 (21.58%) JIRA
12 29 (20.86%) Software Testing
13 28 (20.14%) Finance
14 25 (17.99%) ISTQB
15 23 (16.55%) BDD
16 22 (15.83%) REST
16 22 (15.83%) TDD
17 21 (15.11%) Microsoft
17 21 (15.11%) JavaScript
18 20 (14.39%) Cucumber
18 20 (14.39%) API Testing
19 19 (13.67%) Functional Testing
19 19 (13.67%) Test Management
19 19 (13.67%) Scrum
20 18 (12.95%) WebDriver
20 18 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (12.23%) Waterfall

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:

Applications
1 11 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.88%) MS Office
3 3 (2.16%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.04%) HTTP
2 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.72%) LAN
2 1 (0.72%) VoIP
2 1 (0.72%) WAN
2 1 (0.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.88%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.72%) Big Data
4 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 61 (43.88%) Selenium
2 31 (22.30%) HP UFT
3 30 (21.58%) JIRA
4 20 (14.39%) Cucumber
5 18 (12.95%) WebDriver
6 16 (11.51%) SoapUI
7 7 (5.04%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.60%) Hudson
8 5 (3.60%) JMeter
9 4 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.16%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.44%) Gatling
11 2 (1.44%) JUnit
11 2 (1.44%) Robot Framework
11 2 (1.44%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (0.72%) Ant
12 1 (0.72%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.72%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.72%) Maven
General
1 28 (20.14%) Finance
2 14 (10.07%) Games
3 10 (7.19%) Banking
4 4 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.44%) Advertising
6 2 (1.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Automotive
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) French Language
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (36.69%) Tester
2 45 (32.37%) Analyst
3 44 (31.65%) Test Analyst
4 30 (21.58%) QA Tester
5 26 (18.71%) Test Engineer
6 25 (17.99%) Automation Test Analyst
6 25 (17.99%) Software Tester
7 22 (15.83%) Manual Tester
8 21 (15.11%) Automation Tester
9 16 (11.51%) Software Analyst
9 16 (11.51%) Software Test Analyst
10 15 (10.79%) QA Analyst
10 15 (10.79%) QA Test Analyst
11 14 (10.07%) QA Engineer
11 14 (10.07%) QA Manual Tester
11 14 (10.07%) Software QA Tester
11 14 (10.07%) Test Automation Engineer
12 13 (9.35%) QA Automation Tester
13 12 (8.63%) Manual Test Analyst
13 12 (8.63%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.83%) REST
2 17 (12.23%) .NET
3 14 (10.07%) CSS
3 14 (10.07%) SOAP
4 11 (7.91%) HTML
5 10 (7.19%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.76%) Sass
7 7 (5.04%) Web Services
8 4 (2.88%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.88%) jQuery
8 4 (2.88%) XML
9 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.44%) CSS3
9 2 (1.44%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.07%) Online Games
3 9 (6.47%) iPad
3 9 (6.47%) NHS
4 8 (5.76%) User Experience
5 5 (3.60%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.60%) Replication
6 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.72%) BBC
7 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.35%) Windows
2 12 (8.63%) Linux
3 4 (2.88%) Android
3 4 (2.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (57.55%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (34.53%) Test Scripting
3 47 (33.81%) Manual Testing
4 37 (26.62%) Automated Testing
5 33 (23.74%) Test Automation
6 29 (20.86%) Software Testing
7 23 (16.55%) BDD
8 22 (15.83%) TDD
9 20 (14.39%) API Testing
10 19 (13.67%) Functional Testing
10 19 (13.67%) Scrum
10 19 (13.67%) Test Management
11 17 (12.23%) Waterfall
12 15 (10.79%) SDLC
12 15 (10.79%) V-Model
13 14 (10.07%) Performance Testing
14 11 (7.91%) Agile Testing
14 11 (7.91%) E-Commerce
14 11 (7.91%) Web Testing
15 10 (7.19%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (47.48%) SQL
2 31 (22.30%) C#
2 31 (22.30%) Java
3 21 (15.11%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.35%) VB
5 12 (8.63%) Perl
6 7 (5.04%) Python
7 5 (3.60%) Ruby
8 3 (2.16%) C
9 2 (1.44%) PHP
9 2 (1.44%) Scala
9 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.72%) Groovy
10 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (21.58%) ISEB
2 25 (17.99%) ISTQB
3 12 (8.63%) Degree
4 4 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (51.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (23.02%) HP
2 21 (15.11%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.19%) Oracle
4 4 (2.88%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.44%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.44%) Twitter
6 1 (0.72%) Apple
6 1 (0.72%) Facebook
6 1 (0.72%) Google
6 1 (0.72%) IBM
6 1 (0.72%) Xamarin
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