The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation 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 Test Automation over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 118 172 176
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 129 92 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.09% 1.27% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.50% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 116 77 75
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
5353 6143 6361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.69% 85.02% 83.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4426 5186 5093
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Test Automation
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the East of England region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in the East of England

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in the East of England

Test Automation
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 Test Automation within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Cambridgeshire +27 77 £50,000 +17.64% 7
Hertfordshire +19 14 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Essex +11 13 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Suffolk 0 12 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Bedfordshire +17 11 £58,750 +56.66% 2
Norfolk -7 2 £37,250 +14.61% 2
Test Automation
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 145 (66.51%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (42.66%) Scrum
3 88 (40.37%) QA
4 70 (32.11%) C#
5 66 (30.28%) Selenium
6 65 (29.82%) Degree
7 58 (26.61%) SQL
8 56 (25.69%) Microsoft
9 55 (25.23%) Java
10 53 (24.31%) SQL Server
11 51 (23.39%) Python
12 49 (22.48%) Finance
13 48 (22.02%) Software Engineering
13 48 (22.02%) Computer Science
14 45 (20.64%) JIRA
15 44 (20.18%) BDD
16 42 (19.27%) .NET
17 41 (18.81%) JavaScript
17 41 (18.81%) Test Scripting
18 36 (16.51%) Unit Testing
18 36 (16.51%) Cucumber
19 35 (16.06%) Functional Testing
20 33 (15.14%) Automation Testing
21 32 (14.68%) Web Services
21 32 (14.68%) Windows
21 32 (14.68%) NUnit
22 30 (13.76%) Defect Management
23 29 (13.30%) Waterfall
24 28 (12.84%) Automated Testing
25 27 (12.39%) Software Testing

Test Automation
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 11 (5.05%) Confluence
2 8 (3.67%) Apache Solr
3 4 (1.83%) IIS
4 3 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.46%) CMS
5 1 (0.46%) JBoss
5 1 (0.46%) MediaWiki
5 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (11.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.21%) MS Office
3 2 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.92%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.46%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.50%) GitHub
2 9 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.75%) SaaS
4 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.29%) HTTP
1 5 (2.29%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.29%) Wireless
2 4 (1.83%) Bluetooth
2 4 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.38%) 3GPP
3 3 (1.38%) LTE
4 1 (0.46%) Internet
4 1 (0.46%) OpenFlow
4 1 (0.46%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (24.31%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.96%) Big Data
3 7 (3.21%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.83%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.92%) Redis
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.46%) MySQL
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 66 (30.28%) Selenium
2 45 (20.64%) JIRA
3 36 (16.51%) Cucumber
4 32 (14.68%) NUnit
5 23 (10.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (9.63%) HP UFT
7 20 (9.17%) Rhino Mocks
8 18 (8.26%) Jenkins
9 17 (7.80%) Ranorex
10 15 (6.88%) Visual Studio
10 15 (6.88%) WebDriver
11 13 (5.96%) JUnit
11 13 (5.96%) SoapUI
12 12 (5.50%) Bugzilla
13 11 (5.05%) JMeter
14 10 (4.59%) Git (software)
14 10 (4.59%) SpecFlow
14 10 (4.59%) Subversion
14 10 (4.59%) TeamCity
15 9 (4.13%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 49 (22.48%) Finance
2 10 (4.59%) Banking
2 10 (4.59%) Retail
2 10 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.83%) Games
4 2 (0.92%) Automotive
4 2 (0.92%) Electronics
4 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.92%) Marketing
4 2 (0.92%) Publishing
4 2 (0.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (38.53%) Test Engineer
2 56 (25.69%) Developer
2 56 (25.69%) Test Automation Engineer
3 55 (25.23%) Software Test Engineer
4 40 (18.35%) Analyst
5 35 (16.06%) Test Analyst
6 27 (12.39%) Developer in Test
6 27 (12.39%) QA Engineer
7 24 (11.01%) C# Developer
8 23 (10.55%) QA Test Engineer
9 21 (9.63%) Software Engineer
9 21 (9.63%) Tester
10 17 (7.80%) QA Automation Engineer
10 17 (7.80%) Software Developer
11 14 (6.42%) Software QA Engineer
12 13 (5.96%) QA Analyst
13 12 (5.50%) Automation Tester
14 11 (5.05%) Automation Test Analyst
14 11 (5.05%) Senior Test Engineer
15 10 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (19.27%) .NET
2 32 (14.68%) Web Services
3 27 (12.39%) RESTful
4 18 (8.26%) REST
4 18 (8.26%) XML
5 16 (7.34%) Gherkin
5 16 (7.34%) HTML
6 15 (6.88%) AngularJS
6 15 (6.88%) SOAP
7 11 (5.05%) Node.js
8 8 (3.67%) Angular 2
8 8 (3.67%) ASP.NET
8 8 (3.67%) Lucene
9 7 (3.21%) CSS
9 7 (3.21%) HTML5
9 7 (3.21%) WPF
10 6 (2.75%) Ajax
10 6 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (2.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 48 (22.02%) Computer Science
2 25 (11.47%) Mobile App
3 22 (10.09%) Mathematics
4 17 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (6.88%) Management Information System
6 13 (5.96%) Algorithms
6 13 (5.96%) Statistics
7 6 (2.75%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.75%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.29%) NHS
8 5 (2.29%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.83%) Life Science
10 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.38%) iPad
10 3 (1.38%) User Experience
11 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.46%) Wiki
11 1 (0.46%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.68%) Windows
2 24 (11.01%) Linux
3 7 (3.21%) Unix
3 7 (3.21%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.92%) Android
4 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (66.51%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (42.66%) Scrum
3 48 (22.02%) Software Engineering
4 44 (20.18%) BDD
5 41 (18.81%) Test Scripting
6 36 (16.51%) Unit Testing
7 35 (16.06%) Functional Testing
8 33 (15.14%) Automation Testing
9 30 (13.76%) Defect Management
10 29 (13.30%) Waterfall
11 28 (12.84%) Automated Testing
12 27 (12.39%) Software Testing
12 27 (12.39%) Test Strategy
13 26 (11.93%) Regression Testing
14 24 (11.01%) API Testing
14 24 (11.01%) Manual Testing
14 24 (11.01%) Performance Testing
14 24 (11.01%) User Stories
15 23 (10.55%) SDLC
16 21 (9.63%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (32.11%) C#
2 58 (26.61%) SQL
3 55 (25.23%) Java
4 51 (23.39%) Python
5 41 (18.81%) JavaScript
6 22 (10.09%) Ruby
7 20 (9.17%) C++
8 17 (7.80%) Perl
9 9 (4.13%) VB
10 7 (3.21%) PHP
10 7 (3.21%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.29%) C
12 4 (1.83%) Tcl
13 3 (1.38%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.38%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.92%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.92%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.92%) XAML
15 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (29.82%) Degree
2 23 (10.55%) ISEB
3 13 (5.96%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (40.37%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (3.67%) Docker
2 4 (1.83%) Firmware
2 4 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.46%) Xen
4 1 (0.46%) XenApp
4 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (12.39%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (25.69%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.09%) HP
3 16 (7.34%) Oracle
4 6 (2.75%) IBM
5 5 (2.29%) Telerik
6 4 (1.83%) Apple
7 3 (1.38%) New Relic
7 3 (1.38%) VMware
8 2 (0.92%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.92%) Rally
8 2 (0.92%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.92%) Zend
9 1 (0.46%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.46%) BT
9 1 (0.46%) Cisco
9 1 (0.46%) Dell
9 1 (0.46%) NetApp
9 1 (0.46%) SOASTA, Inc
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