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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 208 202 249
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +47
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 44 33 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.57% 0.49% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.61% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 40 28 22
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,250 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
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
6265 5454 6847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.73% 80.23% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5004 4343 5904
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +6 16 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Essex -3 12 £38,500 +6.20% 1
Hertfordshire -8 9 £42,500 - 1
Suffolk +3 3 £34,000 +51.11% 1
Bedfordshire -13 2 £39,000 +4.00%
Norfolk - 2 £22,250 -
Automation Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 63 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (66.67%) Selenium
3 55 (65.48%) QA
4 34 (40.48%) Test Scripting
5 29 (34.52%) Java
6 28 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (32.14%) QuickTest Pro
7 27 (32.14%) TDD
8 25 (29.76%) Test Automation
9 23 (27.38%) SQL
9 23 (27.38%) WebDriver
10 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 21 (25.00%) BDD
11 20 (23.81%) Software Engineering
12 19 (22.62%) ISEB
12 19 (22.62%) JMeter
13 18 (21.43%) J2EE
13 18 (21.43%) Scrum
13 18 (21.43%) JBehave
14 17 (20.24%) JUnit
14 17 (20.24%) Manual Testing
14 17 (20.24%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (17.86%) Finance
15 15 (17.86%) Software Testing
15 15 (17.86%) Test Planning
16 13 (15.48%) Degree
17 12 (14.29%) C#
18 10 (11.90%) Automated Testing
18 10 (11.90%) ISTQB
19 9 (10.71%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) BASE24
1 1 (1.19%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) DB2
2 1 (1.19%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.19%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.19%) Big Data
2 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 56 (66.67%) Selenium
2 27 (32.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 23 (27.38%) WebDriver
4 19 (22.62%) JMeter
5 18 (21.43%) JBehave
6 17 (20.24%) JUnit
7 7 (8.33%) JIRA
8 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (7.14%) SoapUI
9 5 (5.95%) Jasmine
10 4 (4.76%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (4.76%) Sahi
10 4 (4.76%) WATIR
10 4 (4.76%) Ant
11 3 (3.57%) Bugzilla
12 2 (2.38%) XMLSpy
12 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.38%) Zephyr
13 1 (1.19%) Behat
13 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Analyst
1 26 (30.95%) Test Engineer
2 23 (27.38%) Test Analyst
3 21 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 20 (23.81%) Software Test Engineer
5 14 (16.67%) QA Engineer
6 10 (11.90%) Tester
7 9 (10.71%) QA Analyst
7 9 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Test Manager
9 6 (7.14%) Software Tester
9 6 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
9 6 (7.14%) Test Leader
10 4 (4.76%) Web Test Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Web Analyst
11 3 (3.57%) Software Test Analyst
11 3 (3.57%) QA Specialist
12 2 (2.38%) Agile Test Analyst
12 2 (2.38%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.43%) J2EE
2 7 (8.33%) .NET
3 4 (4.76%) SOAP
4 2 (2.38%) Web Services
4 2 (2.38%) Middleware
4 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.38%) HTML
4 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (20.24%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) Wiki
4 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) EFT
5 1 (1.19%) DTV
5 1 (1.19%) Replication
5 1 (1.19%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) UNIX
2 6 (7.14%) Linux
3 3 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (40.48%) Test Scripting
3 27 (32.14%) TDD
4 25 (29.76%) Test Automation
5 21 (25.00%) BDD
6 20 (23.81%) Software Engineering
7 18 (21.43%) Scrum
8 17 (20.24%) Manual Testing
9 15 (17.86%) Test Planning
9 15 (17.86%) Software Testing
10 10 (11.90%) Automated Testing
11 7 (8.33%) Mentoring
12 6 (7.14%) Web Testing
12 6 (7.14%) Validation
13 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.76%) Security Testing
14 3 (3.57%) Logistics
15 2 (2.38%) Regression Testing
15 2 (2.38%) Test Management
15 2 (2.38%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.52%) Java
2 23 (27.38%) SQL
3 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.29%) C#
5 9 (10.71%) Ruby
6 6 (7.14%) Python
6 6 (7.14%) C++
7 4 (4.76%) F#
8 1 (1.19%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (22.62%) ISEB
2 13 (15.48%) Degree
3 10 (11.90%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (65.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 4 (4.76%) HP
2 2 (2.38%) SAP
2 2 (2.38%) Telerik
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle
3 1 (1.19%) BT
3 1 (1.19%) Thunderhead
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