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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 199 233 221
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 65 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.93% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.49% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 63 23 29
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £22,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
5981 6111 5624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.14% 83.42% 83.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4849 4887 4520
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
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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 +28 34 £37,500 -
Suffolk +3 17 £35,000 +62.79%
Hertfordshire +7 9 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £39,000 -
Essex -9 2 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Automation Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 76 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (48.87%) Selenium
3 62 (46.62%) QA
4 48 (36.09%) TDD
5 47 (35.34%) Java
6 40 (30.08%) SQL
6 40 (30.08%) Automated Testing
7 39 (29.32%) ISEB
8 33 (24.81%) BDD
9 30 (22.56%) Test Automation
9 30 (22.56%) Degree
9 30 (22.56%) Scrum
10 29 (21.80%) Software Testing
10 29 (21.80%) SDLC
11 28 (21.05%) Test Scripting
11 28 (21.05%) Performance Testing
11 28 (21.05%) Manual Testing
12 23 (17.29%) ISTQB
13 22 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (16.54%) Software Engineering
14 21 (15.79%) Python
15 20 (15.04%) JIRA
16 19 (14.29%) HP UFT
16 19 (14.29%) V-Model
17 17 (12.78%) Microsoft
17 17 (12.78%) JMeter
18 15 (11.28%) JavaScript
18 15 (11.28%) WebDriver
19 14 (10.53%) Waterfall
20 13 (9.77%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.02%) HTTP
2 2 (1.50%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.01%) Big Data
2 4 (3.01%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.01%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 65 (48.87%) Selenium
2 20 (15.04%) JIRA
3 19 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 17 (12.78%) JMeter
5 15 (11.28%) WebDriver
6 12 (9.02%) Cucumber
6 12 (9.02%) SoapUI
7 11 (8.27%) Eclipse
7 11 (8.27%) Git (software)
8 9 (6.77%) LoadRunner
9 7 (5.26%) Hudson
10 6 (4.51%) Selenium IDE
10 6 (4.51%) Subversion
11 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (3.01%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.26%) JBehave
12 3 (2.26%) JIRA Agile
13 2 (1.50%) Appium
13 2 (1.50%) JUnit
14 1 (0.75%) WinRunner
General
1 13 (9.77%) Finance
2 12 (9.02%) Electronics
3 8 (6.02%) Games
4 4 (3.01%) iGaming
5 2 (1.50%) Banking
5 2 (1.50%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) French Language
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (39.85%) Tester
2 37 (27.82%) Test Engineer
3 23 (17.29%) Automation Tester
4 21 (15.79%) Analyst
4 21 (15.79%) Automation Engineer
5 20 (15.04%) Test Analyst
6 18 (13.53%) QA Tester
6 18 (13.53%) Software Test Engineer
6 18 (13.53%) Test Automation Engineer
7 17 (12.78%) Developer
8 13 (9.77%) Selenium Tester
9 12 (9.02%) QA Engineer
10 10 (7.52%) Java Engineer
10 10 (7.52%) QA Automation Engineer
11 9 (6.77%) Developer in Test
12 8 (6.02%) Python Developer
12 8 (6.02%) Senior Test Engineer
12 8 (6.02%) Software Analyst
12 8 (6.02%) Software Test Analyst
12 8 (6.02%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.27%) XML
2 10 (7.52%) .NET
2 10 (7.52%) REST
3 8 (6.02%) HTML
4 7 (5.26%) JSON
5 6 (4.51%) Web Services
6 4 (3.01%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.01%) CSS
6 4 (3.01%) jQuery
7 3 (2.26%) J2EE
7 3 (2.26%) SOAP
8 1 (0.75%) Behat
8 1 (0.75%) COM
8 1 (0.75%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.75%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.75%) Middleware
8 1 (0.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.27%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.02%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.02%) Online Games
4 7 (5.26%) iPad
4 7 (5.26%) Replication
5 4 (3.01%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.50%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.50%) STB
8 1 (0.75%) EPoS
8 1 (0.75%) Fintech
8 1 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.27%) Android
2 10 (7.52%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.26%) Linux
4 6 (4.51%) Unix
5 2 (1.50%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (36.09%) TDD
3 40 (30.08%) Automated Testing
4 33 (24.81%) BDD
5 30 (22.56%) Scrum
5 30 (22.56%) Test Automation
6 29 (21.80%) SDLC
6 29 (21.80%) Software Testing
7 28 (21.05%) Manual Testing
7 28 (21.05%) Performance Testing
7 28 (21.05%) Test Scripting
8 22 (16.54%) Software Engineering
9 19 (14.29%) V-Model
10 14 (10.53%) Waterfall
11 13 (9.77%) Regression Testing
12 11 (8.27%) Web Testing
13 10 (7.52%) QA Automation
14 9 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (6.77%) Integration Testing
15 8 (6.02%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 47 (35.34%) Java
2 40 (30.08%) SQL
3 21 (15.79%) Python
4 15 (11.28%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.02%) C#
6 9 (6.77%) Perl
6 9 (6.77%) Ruby
7 4 (3.01%) C++
8 2 (1.50%) PHP
8 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.75%) C
9 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 39 (29.32%) ISEB
2 30 (22.56%) Degree
3 23 (17.29%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (46.62%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.02%) HP
3 3 (2.26%) Twitter
4 2 (1.50%) Facebook
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle
5 1 (0.75%) VMware
Harlow, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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StarBase
Posted: 8 days ago