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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 154 175 169
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 91 111 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.40% 1.43% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.70% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 83 72 95
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,558 £27,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £67,500
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
5576 6523 6899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.85% 84.22% 82.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4710 5391 5683
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -13 41 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Hertfordshire +30 31 £45,000 +28.57%
Bedfordshire - 8 £42,500 -
Suffolk +6 5 £42,500 +70.00% 2
Essex -3 4 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Norfolk +10 2 £40,000 -
Test Automation
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 114 (54.03%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (43.60%) QA
3 87 (41.23%) SQL
4 84 (39.81%) Selenium
5 75 (35.55%) Java
6 71 (33.65%) Finance
7 59 (27.96%) C#
8 58 (27.49%) Microsoft
9 56 (26.54%) Cucumber
10 55 (26.07%) HP UFT
11 54 (25.59%) Scrum
11 54 (25.59%) Degree
12 52 (24.64%) BDD
13 49 (23.22%) Functional Testing
14 44 (20.85%) JavaScript
14 44 (20.85%) Test Scripting
15 42 (19.91%) Software Testing
16 41 (19.43%) SQL Server
17 40 (18.96%) Python
18 38 (18.01%) HP
19 37 (17.54%) .NET
20 33 (15.64%) Web Services
21 32 (15.17%) Software Engineering
21 32 (15.17%) JIRA
21 32 (15.17%) Computer Science
22 31 (14.69%) HTML
22 31 (14.69%) MS Excel
23 30 (14.22%) Test Management
23 30 (14.22%) Automation Testing
24 29 (13.74%) API 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 13 (6.16%) IIS
2 2 (0.95%) CMS
2 2 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 31 (14.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Magento
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (4.27%) GitHub
2 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.32%) HTTP
2 2 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.47%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.47%) Firewall
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) VPN
3 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.16%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.37%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.90%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.95%) Redis
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 84 (39.81%) Selenium
2 56 (26.54%) Cucumber
3 55 (26.07%) HP UFT
4 32 (15.17%) JIRA
5 23 (10.90%) SoapUI
6 21 (9.95%) WebDriver
7 16 (7.58%) Jenkins
8 15 (7.11%) Git (software)
9 14 (6.64%) JUnit
10 11 (5.21%) Subversion
10 11 (5.21%) Visual Studio
11 10 (4.74%) Bugzilla
12 8 (3.79%) JBehave
12 8 (3.79%) Ranorex
12 8 (3.79%) RSpec
13 7 (3.32%) Calabash
13 7 (3.32%) LoadRunner
13 7 (3.32%) NUnit
14 6 (2.84%) Fiddler
14 6 (2.84%) JMeter
General
1 71 (33.65%) Finance
2 22 (10.43%) Banking
3 18 (8.53%) Retail
4 16 (7.58%) Games
5 10 (4.74%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.37%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.90%) Marketing
8 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.95%) Electronics
9 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.47%) Automotive
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (29.38%) Test Engineer
2 47 (22.27%) Test Automation Engineer
3 46 (21.80%) Analyst
4 43 (20.38%) Test Analyst
5 37 (17.54%) Software Test Engineer
6 36 (17.06%) Developer
7 22 (10.43%) Software Developer
8 21 (9.95%) QA Engineer
9 17 (8.06%) Automation Test Analyst
9 17 (8.06%) Software Engineer
9 17 (8.06%) Tester
10 16 (7.58%) C# Developer
11 15 (7.11%) QA Automation Engineer
11 15 (7.11%) QA Test Engineer
12 14 (6.64%) Consultant
12 14 (6.64%) Senior Software Test Engineer
12 14 (6.64%) Senior Test Engineer
13 12 (5.69%) C# Software Developer
14 11 (5.21%) C# Application Developer
14 11 (5.21%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.54%) .NET
2 33 (15.64%) Web Services
3 31 (14.69%) HTML
4 25 (11.85%) XML
5 23 (10.90%) Ajax
6 20 (9.48%) REST
7 19 (9.00%) SOAP
8 17 (8.06%) WPF
9 13 (6.16%) ASP.NET
9 13 (6.16%) CSS
10 12 (5.69%) Gherkin
10 12 (5.69%) XSL
11 11 (5.21%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (5.21%) RESTful
12 9 (4.27%) AngularJS
13 8 (3.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (2.84%) .NET Framework
15 6 (2.84%) Natural Language Processing
15 6 (2.84%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.17%) Computer Science
2 26 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.06%) Virtual Team
4 15 (7.11%) NHS
5 12 (5.69%) Mobile App
6 10 (4.74%) Data Integration
7 7 (3.32%) Mathematics
7 7 (3.32%) Online Games
8 6 (2.84%) iPad
8 6 (2.84%) Life Science
9 5 (2.37%) User Experience
10 4 (1.90%) Biology
10 4 (1.90%) Fintech
10 4 (1.90%) Informatics
10 4 (1.90%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.42%) Statistics
12 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.95%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.47%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.27%) Windows
2 21 (9.95%) Linux
3 15 (7.11%) Unix
4 13 (6.16%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.32%) Android
5 7 (3.32%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.37%) Solaris
7 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (54.03%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.59%) Scrum
3 52 (24.64%) BDD
4 49 (23.22%) Functional Testing
5 44 (20.85%) Test Scripting
6 42 (19.91%) Software Testing
7 32 (15.17%) Software Engineering
8 30 (14.22%) Automation Testing
8 30 (14.22%) Test Management
9 29 (13.74%) API Testing
10 28 (13.27%) Performance Testing
11 27 (12.80%) TDD
12 24 (11.37%) Regression Testing
13 21 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (9.95%) Unit Testing
14 17 (8.06%) Agile Testing
14 17 (8.06%) DevOps
14 17 (8.06%) Mentoring
14 17 (8.06%) Non-Functional Testing
14 17 (8.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (41.23%) SQL
2 75 (35.55%) Java
3 59 (27.96%) C#
4 44 (20.85%) JavaScript
5 40 (18.96%) Python
6 23 (10.90%) Perl
7 13 (6.16%) PL/SQL
8 12 (5.69%) Ruby
8 12 (5.69%) VB
9 11 (5.21%) C++
10 4 (1.90%) PHP
11 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.95%) Groovy
12 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.95%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.95%) VBScript
12 2 (0.95%) XAML
13 1 (0.47%) Erlang
13 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (25.59%) Degree
2 23 (10.90%) ISEB
2 23 (10.90%) ISTQB
3 11 (5.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.47%) PhD
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (43.60%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) ISO 8583
2 2 (0.95%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
1 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.47%) Xen
1 1 (0.47%) XenApp
1 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
1 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (6.16%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.37%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (27.49%) Microsoft
2 38 (18.01%) HP
3 17 (8.06%) IBM
4 13 (6.16%) Oracle
5 5 (2.37%) Telerik
6 4 (1.90%) WorldPay
7 3 (1.42%) Coverity
7 3 (1.42%) New Relic
8 2 (0.95%) Perforce
8 2 (0.95%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.95%) SAP
8 2 (0.95%) Zend
9 1 (0.47%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.47%) Apple
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco
9 1 (0.47%) Dell
9 1 (0.47%) NetApp
9 1 (0.47%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.47%) VMware
9 1 (0.47%) Xamarin
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