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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
England / East of England
Rank 135 157 169
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 116 111 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.97% 1.63% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.90% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 104 90 80
Median salary £42,250 £40,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.68% -9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
5134 5833 6009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.40% 85.87% 84.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4226 4805 4797
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +9 50 £47,500 +11.76% 10
Hertfordshire +8 33 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Bedfordshire +18 18 £52,750 +50.71% 1
Suffolk +12 6 £25,000 -35.89%
Norfolk -15 5 £37,000 -13.95% 2
Essex +2 4 £37,500 -22.68% 1
Test Automation
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 174 (72.20%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (41.91%) Scrum
3 100 (41.49%) QA
4 79 (32.78%) Selenium
5 77 (31.95%) C#
6 75 (31.12%) Python
7 69 (28.63%) Degree
8 59 (24.48%) Test Scripting
9 52 (21.58%) BDD
10 51 (21.16%) Test Strategy
11 50 (20.75%) Finance
11 50 (20.75%) SQL
12 46 (19.09%) Automated Testing
13 43 (17.84%) JIRA
14 41 (17.01%) Manual Testing
15 40 (16.60%) Computer Science
15 40 (16.60%) Java
15 40 (16.60%) Windows
15 40 (16.60%) Linux
16 39 (16.18%) Regression Testing
17 38 (15.77%) Mobile App
18 37 (15.35%) Software Engineering
19 36 (14.94%) Software Testing
20 34 (14.11%) Automation Testing
21 33 (13.69%) SQL Server
21 33 (13.69%) TDD
22 31 (12.86%) SDLC
22 31 (12.86%) Defect Management
23 30 (12.45%) Cucumber
23 30 (12.45%) Continuous Integration

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 20 (8.30%) Confluence
2 8 (3.32%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.90%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.83%) JBoss
4 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.41%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.32%) GitHub
2 5 (2.07%) SaaS
3 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.56%) Wireless
2 4 (1.66%) Bluetooth
2 4 (1.66%) Internet
2 4 (1.66%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.24%) 3GPP
3 3 (1.24%) LTE
4 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.39%) Big Data
3 5 (2.07%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.66%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.83%) MySQL
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 79 (32.78%) Selenium
2 43 (17.84%) JIRA
3 30 (12.45%) Cucumber
4 26 (10.79%) NUnit
5 21 (8.71%) Git (software)
5 21 (8.71%) Jenkins
5 21 (8.71%) Ranorex
6 20 (8.30%) JUnit
7 19 (7.88%) HP UFT
7 19 (7.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (7.47%) WebDriver
9 16 (6.64%) Bugzilla
9 16 (6.64%) Rhino Mocks
10 14 (5.81%) Subversion
11 12 (4.98%) JMeter
12 11 (4.56%) SoapUI
13 10 (4.15%) SpecFlow
14 9 (3.73%) TeamCity
15 7 (2.90%) Maven
15 7 (2.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (20.75%) Finance
2 12 (4.98%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.56%) Retail
4 7 (2.90%) Games
5 6 (2.49%) Automotive
5 6 (2.49%) Electronics
6 5 (2.07%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 79 (32.78%) Test Engineer
2 55 (22.82%) Analyst
2 55 (22.82%) Test Automation Engineer
3 48 (19.92%) Test Analyst
4 44 (18.26%) Developer
5 43 (17.84%) Software Test Engineer
6 35 (14.52%) Tester
7 25 (10.37%) Developer in Test
8 24 (9.96%) QA Engineer
9 22 (9.13%) Development Engineer
9 22 (9.13%) Test Development Engineer
10 20 (8.30%) Linux Engineer
11 18 (7.47%) QA Test Engineer
12 17 (7.05%) Automation Tester
13 16 (6.64%) QA Analyst
14 15 (6.22%) Automation Test Analyst
14 15 (6.22%) C# Developer
14 15 (6.22%) Software Developer
14 15 (6.22%) Software Tester
14 15 (6.22%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.37%) RESTful
2 21 (8.71%) .NET
3 18 (7.47%) Web Services
4 16 (6.64%) Gherkin
5 12 (4.98%) HTML
6 9 (3.73%) AngularJS
6 9 (3.73%) Hibernate
6 9 (3.73%) Spring
7 8 (3.32%) CSS
7 8 (3.32%) XML
8 7 (2.90%) Angular 2
8 7 (2.90%) Lucene
8 7 (2.90%) REST
9 6 (2.49%) Node.js
10 5 (2.07%) SOAP
11 4 (1.66%) WPF
12 3 (1.24%) ASP.NET
12 3 (1.24%) HTML5
12 3 (1.24%) jQuery
13 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.60%) Computer Science
2 38 (15.77%) Mobile App
3 28 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (9.54%) Mathematics
5 14 (5.81%) Management Information System
6 13 (5.39%) Algorithms
6 13 (5.39%) Statistics
7 12 (4.98%) Client/Server
8 10 (4.15%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.07%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.66%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.24%) NHS
12 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.83%) User Experience
13 1 (0.41%) BBC
13 1 (0.41%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.41%) iPad
13 1 (0.41%) LIMS
13 1 (0.41%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 40 (16.60%) Linux
1 40 (16.60%) Windows
2 11 (4.56%) Unix
3 4 (1.66%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.24%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.41%) Android
5 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (72.20%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (41.91%) Scrum
3 59 (24.48%) Test Scripting
4 52 (21.58%) BDD
5 51 (21.16%) Test Strategy
6 46 (19.09%) Automated Testing
7 41 (17.01%) Manual Testing
8 39 (16.18%) Regression Testing
9 37 (15.35%) Software Engineering
10 36 (14.94%) Software Testing
11 34 (14.11%) Automation Testing
12 33 (13.69%) TDD
13 31 (12.86%) Defect Management
13 31 (12.86%) SDLC
14 30 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (12.45%) Performance Testing
15 27 (11.20%) Functional Testing
16 24 (9.96%) Analytics
17 22 (9.13%) Waterfall
18 21 (8.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (31.95%) C#
2 75 (31.12%) Python
3 50 (20.75%) SQL
4 40 (16.60%) Java
5 22 (9.13%) JavaScript
5 22 (9.13%) Ruby
6 19 (7.88%) C++
7 15 (6.22%) Perl
8 10 (4.15%) C
9 7 (2.90%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.49%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.66%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.66%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.66%) Tcl
12 2 (0.83%) VBScript
13 1 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 69 (28.63%) Degree
2 30 (12.45%) ISEB
3 25 (10.37%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.83%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (41.49%) QA
2 6 (2.49%) SDET
3 2 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.15%) Firmware
2 7 (2.90%) Docker
3 5 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (10.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (10.79%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.05%) Oracle
3 14 (5.81%) HP
4 7 (2.90%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.07%) SAP
5 5 (2.07%) VMware
6 3 (1.24%) Telerik
6 3 (1.24%) TOWER Software
6 3 (1.24%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.41%) Apple
7 1 (0.41%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.41%) IBM
7 1 (0.41%) Intel
7 1 (0.41%) Virgin Media
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Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Base+Benefits+Prospects
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Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
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