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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 167 161 174
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 93 95 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.27% 1.24% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.55% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 70 73 63
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £35,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
6026 6138 5653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 82.29% 80.18% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5067 4957 4783
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 £65,450 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 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 +25 44 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Hertfordshire -4 18 £44,500 -19.09% 4
Essex -23 13 £48,750 +26.62% 2
Suffolk +9 12 £37,500 -6.25%
Bedfordshire +3 5 £37,500 -15.25% 1
Norfolk - 1 £32,500 - 1
Test Automation
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 112 (58.03%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (54.92%) QA
3 90 (46.63%) Selenium
4 78 (40.41%) Java
5 76 (39.38%) SQL
6 62 (32.12%) Scrum
7 57 (29.53%) Software Testing
8 53 (27.46%) Degree
8 53 (27.46%) Test Scripting
9 51 (26.42%) C#
9 51 (26.42%) Python
10 47 (24.35%) Finance
11 45 (23.32%) BDD
12 43 (22.28%) TDD
12 43 (22.28%) JIRA
13 40 (20.73%) XML
14 39 (20.21%) Cucumber
15 35 (18.13%) HTML
16 34 (17.62%) Software Engineering
17 31 (16.06%) HP UFT
18 30 (15.54%) Microsoft
18 30 (15.54%) UNIX
18 30 (15.54%) SDLC
19 28 (14.51%) C++
19 28 (14.51%) ISEB
20 27 (13.99%) Computer Science
20 27 (13.99%) Performance Testing
21 26 (13.47%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (13.47%) Manual Testing
21 26 (13.47%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (10.36%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.04%) AWD
2 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.63%) Internet
2 6 (3.11%) ICMP
2 6 (3.11%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.59%) HTTP
4 4 (2.07%) Wireless
5 1 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.22%) Big Data
2 9 (4.66%) DbVisualizer
2 9 (4.66%) DB2
3 4 (2.07%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 90 (46.63%) Selenium
2 43 (22.28%) JIRA
3 39 (20.21%) Cucumber
4 31 (16.06%) HP UFT
5 23 (11.92%) SoapUI
6 19 (9.84%) Subversion
7 18 (9.33%) JMeter
8 16 (8.29%) NUnit
9 14 (7.25%) WebDriver
10 13 (6.74%) Jenkins
10 13 (6.74%) JUnit
11 10 (5.18%) Bugzilla
11 10 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (4.15%) Calabash
13 6 (3.11%) Git (software)
14 4 (2.07%) LoadRunner
14 4 (2.07%) Eclipse
14 4 (2.07%) TestDirector
15 3 (1.55%) VisiBroker
16 2 (1.04%) CruiseControl
General
1 47 (24.35%) Finance
2 11 (5.70%) Electronics
3 9 (4.66%) Retail
4 8 (4.15%) Games
5 6 (3.11%) Marketing
6 5 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.55%) Banking
9 2 (1.04%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.04%) Automotive
10 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 58 (30.05%) Analyst
2 56 (29.02%) Tester
3 53 (27.46%) Test Analyst
4 44 (22.80%) Test Engineer
5 41 (21.24%) Developer
6 35 (18.13%) Software Engineer
7 33 (17.10%) Automation Tester
8 29 (15.03%) Software Test Engineer
9 28 (14.51%) Software Developer
10 20 (10.36%) QA Analyst
11 17 (8.81%) Software Test Analyst
11 17 (8.81%) Selenium Tester
12 16 (8.29%) Automation Analyst
13 15 (7.77%) Software Programmer
13 15 (7.77%) Programmer
14 11 (5.70%) Software Tester
14 11 (5.70%) QA Test Analyst
14 11 (5.70%) Automation Test Analyst
14 11 (5.70%) Automation Engineer
15 9 (4.66%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.73%) XML
2 35 (18.13%) HTML
3 14 (7.25%) RESTful
4 13 (6.74%) Gherkin
5 12 (6.22%) Web Services
6 9 (4.66%) WPF
6 9 (4.66%) J2EE
6 9 (4.66%) Flash
7 8 (4.15%) SOAP
8 6 (3.11%) .NET
9 4 (2.07%) Middleware
9 4 (2.07%) JSON
10 2 (1.04%) CSS
10 2 (1.04%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.52%) Java EE
11 1 (0.52%) Silverlight
11 1 (0.52%) Ajax
11 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.52%) Android SDK
11 1 (0.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.99%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.22%) Mathematics
4 10 (5.18%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.15%) Statistics
5 8 (4.15%) Online Games
5 8 (4.15%) Algorithms
6 6 (3.11%) User Experience
7 5 (2.59%) Internet of Things
8 4 (2.07%) AS400
8 4 (2.07%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.55%) NHS
10 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.04%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.52%) Life Science
11 1 (0.52%) DTV
11 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.52%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.52%) Chemistry
11 1 (0.52%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.54%) UNIX
2 26 (13.47%) Windows
3 25 (12.95%) Linux
4 16 (8.29%) Android
5 9 (4.66%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (58.03%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (32.12%) Scrum
3 57 (29.53%) Software Testing
4 53 (27.46%) Test Scripting
5 45 (23.32%) BDD
6 43 (22.28%) TDD
7 34 (17.62%) Software Engineering
8 30 (15.54%) SDLC
9 27 (13.99%) Performance Testing
10 26 (13.47%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (13.47%) Manual Testing
10 26 (13.47%) Regression Testing
11 25 (12.95%) Test Strategy
12 24 (12.44%) OO
12 24 (12.44%) Automated Testing
13 20 (10.36%) System Testing
14 14 (7.25%) Waterfall
14 14 (7.25%) Analytics
14 14 (7.25%) OOP
15 13 (6.74%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (40.41%) Java
2 76 (39.38%) SQL
3 51 (26.42%) C#
3 51 (26.42%) Python
4 28 (14.51%) C++
5 22 (11.40%) JavaScript
6 15 (7.77%) Perl
6 15 (7.77%) Ruby
7 11 (5.70%) C
8 4 (2.07%) VBScript
9 3 (1.55%) PHP
10 2 (1.04%) VB
10 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.52%) Groovy
11 1 (0.52%) VBA
11 1 (0.52%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (27.46%) Degree
2 28 (14.51%) ISEB
3 19 (9.84%) ISTQB
4 13 (6.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.07%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (54.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.70%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.07%) Puppet
2 4 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (15.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.25%) WorldPay
3 13 (6.74%) Perforce
4 11 (5.70%) Oracle
5 9 (4.66%) HP
6 8 (4.15%) TOWER Software
7 4 (2.07%) SAP
8 3 (1.55%) VMware
9 1 (0.52%) Coverity
9 1 (0.52%) IBM
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