The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 23 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 1.75% 8.24% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 8.52% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Median salary £43,750 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
Test Automation
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brentwood region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93 176 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 81.58% 96.70% 86.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 72 49
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £96,500 £85,000 £80,000
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 Brentwood

The demand trend of job ads across the Brentwood 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 Brentwood

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Brentwood

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 30 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 Brentwood region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 12 (92.31%) QA
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) HP UFT
3 7 (53.85%) Software Delivery
4 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
5 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
6 4 (30.77%) Wealth Management
6 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) HP
6 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) SDLC
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
8 2 (15.38%) Selenium
8 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 2 (15.38%) MS Office
8 2 (15.38%) SOAP
8 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) XMLSpy
8 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
8 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 2 (15.38%) QA Automation
8 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
9 1 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood 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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) HP UFT
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
2 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
2 2 (15.38%) XMLSpy
3 1 (7.69%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Software Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) QA Analyst
5 3 (23.08%) QA Specialist
6 2 (15.38%) Automation Specialist
6 2 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Software Delivery
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) Wealth Management
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) QA Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft