The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 136 156
Rank change year-on-year +27 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 149 155 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.41% 2.08% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.37% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 123 136 92
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5384 6538 6397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 87.20% 87.81% 84.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4269 5189 5107
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in the East of England

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in the East of England.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in the East of England

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in the East of England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in the East of England

Automated Testing
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 Automated Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 March 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 +16 61 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Hertfordshire +14 40 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Essex +19 17 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Bedfordshire +26 14 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Suffolk +4 10 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Norfolk -6 7 £30,000 -
Automated Testing
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 194 (63.40%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (43.79%) SQL
3 125 (40.85%) Selenium
4 114 (37.25%) C#
5 100 (32.68%) .NET
6 97 (31.70%) JavaScript
7 95 (31.05%) Degree
8 87 (28.43%) HTML
9 86 (28.10%) Microsoft
10 84 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
11 83 (27.12%) CSS
12 80 (26.14%) Finance
13 75 (24.51%) Manual Testing
13 75 (24.51%) QA
14 74 (24.18%) HTML5
15 72 (23.53%) Oracle
16 71 (23.20%) MVC
16 71 (23.20%) TDD
16 71 (23.20%) Git (software)
17 69 (22.55%) OO
18 66 (21.57%) ASP.NET
18 66 (21.57%) Scrum
19 63 (20.59%) Java
20 62 (20.26%) Python
21 59 (19.28%) User Experience
22 58 (18.95%) ASP.NET MVC
22 58 (18.95%) SOA
23 57 (18.63%) JIRA
24 56 (18.30%) Test Automation
25 55 (17.97%) MS Excel

Automated Testing
Co-occurring 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 33 (10.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 32 (10.46%) SharePoint
3 31 (10.13%) Oracle Service Bus
4 20 (6.54%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.59%) Confluence
6 9 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.96%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.96%) JBoss
8 5 (1.63%) NServiceBus
8 5 (1.63%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.98%) Drupal
9 3 (0.98%) IIS
10 2 (0.65%) CMS
10 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.65%) WordPress
11 1 (0.33%) Apache
11 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 55 (17.97%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.84%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.96%) MS Office
4 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.61%) Sonata
2 7 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.63%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.33%) Magento
5 1 (0.33%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (10.46%) Office 365
3 10 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.27%) SaaS
4 9 (2.94%) GitHub
5 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.46%) Wireless
2 22 (7.19%) HTTP
3 8 (2.61%) Internet
4 3 (0.98%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.33%) FTP
5 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.33%) SSL
5 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.59%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.27%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.94%) MySQL
4 9 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.29%) Neo4j
6 6 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.96%) Geospatial Data
6 6 (1.96%) Redis
7 5 (1.63%) Big Data
7 5 (1.63%) GIS
7 5 (1.63%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.31%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.98%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.98%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.98%) HBase
9 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.98%) Riak
Development Applications
1 125 (40.85%) Selenium
2 71 (23.20%) Git (software)
3 57 (18.63%) JIRA
4 44 (14.38%) TeamCity
5 36 (11.76%) Subversion
6 34 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 33 (10.78%) NUnit
8 32 (10.46%) Jasmine
8 32 (10.46%) MSTest
9 31 (10.13%) Jenkins
10 30 (9.80%) Cucumber
11 28 (9.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (7.19%) SoapUI
13 20 (6.54%) WebDriver
14 17 (5.56%) JUnit
15 16 (5.23%) HP UFT
16 15 (4.90%) Visual Studio
16 15 (4.90%) Visual Studio Team System
17 12 (3.92%) Maven
18 10 (3.27%) Zephyr
General
1 80 (26.14%) Finance
2 37 (12.09%) Telecoms
3 31 (10.13%) Advertising
3 31 (10.13%) Electronics
4 30 (9.80%) Banking
5 10 (3.27%) Marketing
6 9 (2.94%) Automotive
7 8 (2.61%) Back Office
8 4 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.98%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (35.29%) Developer
2 62 (20.26%) Test Engineer
3 52 (16.99%) Analyst
4 47 (15.36%) Test Analyst
5 41 (13.40%) .NET Developer
6 33 (10.78%) C# Developer
6 33 (10.78%) Software Test Engineer
7 32 (10.46%) Embedded Engineer
8 28 (9.15%) Tester
9 26 (8.50%) Automation Test Analyst
10 25 (8.17%) Senior Developer
11 22 (7.19%) C# .NET Developer
11 22 (7.19%) Software Tester
12 19 (6.21%) Development Engineer
13 18 (5.88%) Applications Developer
13 18 (5.88%) Manual Test Analyst
13 18 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
13 18 (5.88%) Test Development Engineer
13 18 (5.88%) Web Developer
14 15 (4.90%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (32.68%) .NET
2 87 (28.43%) HTML
3 83 (27.12%) CSS
4 74 (24.18%) HTML5
5 66 (21.57%) ASP.NET
6 58 (18.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 51 (16.67%) CSS3
8 50 (16.34%) AngularJS
9 48 (15.69%) jQuery
10 44 (14.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 40 (13.07%) KnockoutJS
12 39 (12.75%) Middleware
13 38 (12.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 35 (11.44%) WCF
15 32 (10.46%) Web Services
16 31 (10.13%) XML
17 26 (8.50%) Ajax
17 26 (8.50%) Spring
18 22 (7.19%) Hibernate
19 18 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 59 (19.28%) User Experience
2 39 (12.75%) Computer Science
3 36 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 24 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
6 12 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.29%) Fintech
8 6 (1.96%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.63%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.31%) Clustering
10 4 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.31%) Social Media
10 4 (1.31%) Social Network
10 4 (1.31%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.98%) EPoS
11 3 (0.98%) iPad
11 3 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.65%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.65%) Life Science
13 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.32%) Linux
2 30 (9.80%) Windows
3 16 (5.23%) Unix
4 7 (2.29%) Android
4 7 (2.29%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.98%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.33%) AIX
6 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (63.40%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
3 75 (24.51%) Manual Testing
4 71 (23.20%) MVC
4 71 (23.20%) TDD
5 69 (22.55%) OO
6 66 (21.57%) Scrum
7 58 (18.95%) SOA
8 56 (18.30%) Test Automation
9 51 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 47 (15.36%) DevOps
11 42 (13.73%) Open Source
12 40 (13.07%) BDD
12 40 (13.07%) Software Testing
13 37 (12.09%) Continuous Deployment
13 37 (12.09%) SOLID
13 37 (12.09%) Waterfall
14 33 (10.78%) OOD
14 33 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
15 32 (10.46%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 134 (43.79%) SQL
2 114 (37.25%) C#
3 97 (31.70%) JavaScript
4 63 (20.59%) Java
5 62 (20.26%) Python
6 20 (6.54%) Ruby
7 17 (5.56%) C
8 14 (4.58%) C++
8 14 (4.58%) Tcl
9 13 (4.25%) Perl
10 12 (3.92%) PHP
11 9 (2.94%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.94%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.61%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.29%) Groovy
13 7 (2.29%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.96%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.31%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.98%) VB
16 3 (0.98%) XAML
Qualifications
1 95 (31.05%) Degree
2 36 (11.76%) ISEB
3 34 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.31%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (24.51%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (4.58%) Firmware
2 5 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (7.84%) Puppet
2 3 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 86 (28.10%) Microsoft
2 72 (23.53%) Oracle
3 32 (10.46%) Xamarin
4 25 (8.17%) Salesforce.com
4 25 (8.17%) Sitecore
5 16 (5.23%) Atlassian
6 10 (3.27%) Sybase
7 9 (2.94%) Informatica
7 9 (2.94%) RedGate
8 8 (2.61%) hybris
9 6 (1.96%) HP
10 5 (1.63%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.31%) Pega
12 3 (0.98%) Google
12 3 (0.98%) Mapbox
13 2 (0.65%) IBM
13 2 (0.65%) SAP
14 1 (0.33%) VMware
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