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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 222 224 241
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 40 49 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.61% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.76% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 37 49 17
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £75,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,937 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +15.38%
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
6207 6443 6060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 82.02% 80.21% 78.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5156 5307 5095
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +11 22 £36,000 -20.00% 3
Bedfordshire -2 8 £32,500 -10.34%
Suffolk -2 4 £39,750 -0.62% 1
Hertfordshire -10 4 £50,000 +17.64%
Essex -8 2 - -
Automation Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 38 (59.38%) Selenium
2 30 (46.88%) QA
3 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (29.69%) Degree
5 18 (28.13%) Java
6 13 (20.31%) C#
6 13 (20.31%) ISEB
7 12 (18.75%) Software Testing
7 12 (18.75%) WebDriver
8 11 (17.19%) Test Scripting
8 11 (17.19%) SQL
8 11 (17.19%) TDD
8 11 (17.19%) Finance
8 11 (17.19%) Scrum
9 10 (15.63%) ISTQB
10 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
10 9 (14.06%) SoapUI
10 9 (14.06%) Regression Testing
10 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
11 8 (12.50%) Python
11 8 (12.50%) HP UFT
11 8 (12.50%) BDD
11 8 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
11 8 (12.50%) JIRA
12 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
12 7 (10.94%) Games
13 6 (9.38%) OO
13 6 (9.38%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.13%) Big Data
1 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (59.38%) Selenium
2 12 (18.75%) WebDriver
3 9 (14.06%) SoapUI
4 8 (12.50%) HP UFT
4 8 (12.50%) JIRA
5 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.25%) JMeter
7 3 (4.69%) Hudson
7 3 (4.69%) XMLSpy
7 3 (4.69%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (3.13%) Appium
8 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.13%) Capybara
8 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.13%) RSpec
8 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.56%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.56%) Behat
9 1 (1.56%) NUnit
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Games
3 3 (4.69%) Electronics
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) Tester
2 16 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 14 (21.88%) Test Engineer
4 11 (17.19%) Automation Tester
4 11 (17.19%) QA Tester
5 10 (15.63%) Analyst
5 10 (15.63%) Test Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) Software Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) QA Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) Graduate
8 6 (9.38%) Test Leader
8 6 (9.38%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) QA Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Test Manager
11 2 (3.13%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) SOAP
2 3 (4.69%) Middleware
3 2 (3.13%) Web Services
3 2 (3.13%) XML
4 1 (1.56%) REST
4 1 (1.56%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.81%) Online Games
3 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.69%) Replication
4 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.56%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.56%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.56%) Physics
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) BBC
5 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.75%) Software Testing
3 11 (17.19%) Test Scripting
3 11 (17.19%) TDD
3 11 (17.19%) Scrum
4 9 (14.06%) Regression Testing
5 8 (12.50%) BDD
5 8 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
7 6 (9.38%) OO
7 6 (9.38%) Manual Testing
8 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.81%) Test Strategy
8 5 (7.81%) Test Planning
9 4 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (6.25%) Software Delivery
9 4 (6.25%) SDLC
9 4 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) Java
2 13 (20.31%) C#
3 11 (17.19%) SQL
4 8 (12.50%) Python
5 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.69%) Ruby
6 3 (4.69%) C++
7 2 (3.13%) VBScript
8 1 (1.56%) VB
8 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.56%) VBA
8 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Degree
2 13 (20.31%) ISEB
3 10 (15.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (46.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (3.13%) SAP
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