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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 169 190 235
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +45
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 70 72 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.10% 1.01% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.18% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 67 69 42
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £26,500 £32,625
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £53,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
5584 6117 6781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.87% 85.50% 84.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4533 5058 5453
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +24 32 £35,000 +3.70% 3
Bedfordshire +6 11 £40,000 +11.88% 1
Essex +19 9 £35,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire -16 8 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Suffolk -10 7 £25,000 -5.66%
Norfolk -19 3 £26,250 -19.23%
Automation Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 72 (51.80%) QA
2 68 (48.92%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (48.20%) SQL
4 60 (43.17%) Selenium
5 38 (27.34%) Manual Testing
6 37 (26.62%) Java
7 36 (25.90%) Test Scripting
8 35 (25.18%) ISEB
9 34 (24.46%) C#
9 34 (24.46%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (22.30%) Test Automation
10 31 (22.30%) HP UFT
11 30 (21.58%) ISTQB
11 30 (21.58%) Finance
12 29 (20.86%) Automated Testing
13 28 (20.14%) Software Testing
13 28 (20.14%) JIRA
14 27 (19.42%) Scrum
15 23 (16.55%) Linux
16 21 (15.11%) SQL Server
16 21 (15.11%) BDD
16 21 (15.11%) Test Strategy
17 20 (14.39%) Oracle
18 19 (13.67%) Windows
18 19 (13.67%) Cucumber
18 19 (13.67%) Functional Testing
18 19 (13.67%) API Testing
19 17 (12.23%) WebDriver
20 16 (11.51%) Python
20 16 (11.51%) HP

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 4 (2.88%) Confluence
2 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) HTTP
2 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.88%) Big Data
3 3 (2.16%) MS Access
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 60 (43.17%) Selenium
2 31 (22.30%) HP UFT
3 28 (20.14%) JIRA
4 19 (13.67%) Cucumber
5 17 (12.23%) WebDriver
6 14 (10.07%) Robot Framework
7 13 (9.35%) SoapUI
8 10 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (6.47%) SpecFlow
10 7 (5.04%) Git (software)
11 6 (4.32%) Jenkins
11 6 (4.32%) JMeter
12 5 (3.60%) Eclipse
12 5 (3.60%) NUnit
13 4 (2.88%) Ranorex
13 4 (2.88%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (2.88%) TeamCity
13 4 (2.88%) Visual Studio
14 3 (2.16%) Calabash
14 3 (2.16%) JBehave
General
1 30 (21.58%) Finance
2 7 (5.04%) Games
3 6 (4.32%) Automotive
4 3 (2.16%) Banking
4 3 (2.16%) Electronics
5 2 (1.44%) Back Office
5 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.44%) Retail
5 2 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (41.01%) Analyst
2 54 (38.85%) Test Analyst
3 46 (33.09%) Tester
4 25 (17.99%) Software Tester
5 20 (14.39%) Manual Tester
5 20 (14.39%) QA Analyst
5 20 (14.39%) QA Test Analyst
6 16 (11.51%) Automation Tester
7 15 (10.79%) Automation Test Analyst
7 15 (10.79%) QA Tester
8 14 (10.07%) Test Engineer
9 13 (9.35%) QA Leader
9 13 (9.35%) Test Automation Engineer
9 13 (9.35%) Test Leader
9 13 (9.35%) Test Manager
10 9 (6.47%) Manual Test Analyst
10 9 (6.47%) QA Manual Tester
10 9 (6.47%) Software Analyst
10 9 (6.47%) Software Test Analyst
11 8 (5.76%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.35%) .NET
2 9 (6.47%) Web Services
3 7 (5.04%) RESTful
4 6 (4.32%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.32%) Gherkin
4 6 (4.32%) REST
5 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.88%) CSS
6 4 (2.88%) HTML
6 4 (2.88%) Sass
7 3 (2.16%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.16%) SOAP
7 3 (2.16%) Spring
8 2 (1.44%) XML
9 1 (0.72%) JSON
9 1 (0.72%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.46%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.04%) Client/Server
2 7 (5.04%) iPad
3 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.60%) Online Games
5 4 (2.88%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.88%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.88%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.88%) Statistics
5 4 (2.88%) User Experience
6 1 (0.72%) BBC
6 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.72%) Home Automation
6 1 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.72%) NHS
6 1 (0.72%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.55%) Linux
2 19 (13.67%) Windows
3 14 (10.07%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (48.92%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (27.34%) Manual Testing
3 36 (25.90%) Test Scripting
4 31 (22.30%) Test Automation
5 29 (20.86%) Automated Testing
6 28 (20.14%) Software Testing
7 27 (19.42%) Scrum
8 21 (15.11%) BDD
8 21 (15.11%) Test Strategy
9 19 (13.67%) API Testing
9 19 (13.67%) Functional Testing
10 14 (10.07%) Web Testing
11 12 (8.63%) Performance Testing
11 12 (8.63%) TDD
12 10 (7.19%) Integration Testing
13 9 (6.47%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (6.47%) Web Development
14 8 (5.76%) SDLC
14 8 (5.76%) V-Model
15 7 (5.04%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 67 (48.20%) SQL
2 37 (26.62%) Java
3 34 (24.46%) C#
4 16 (11.51%) Python
5 10 (7.19%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.32%) Ruby
7 5 (3.60%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.88%) C
8 4 (2.88%) Perl
9 3 (2.16%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.16%) VB
10 2 (1.44%) C++
10 2 (1.44%) PHP
10 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (25.18%) ISEB
2 30 (21.58%) ISTQB
3 16 (11.51%) Degree
4 7 (5.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (51.80%) QA
2 3 (2.16%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (14.39%) Oracle
2 16 (11.51%) HP
3 9 (6.47%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.88%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.72%) SAP
5 1 (0.72%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.72%) Virgin Media
5 1 (0.72%) Xamarin
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