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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 2.04% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
83 83 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 84.69% 94.32% 85.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35 50 34
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £56,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Brentwood region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 5 (71.43%) VBScript
1 5 (71.43%) VB
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) VBA
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Wealth Management
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Test Specialist
1 5 (71.43%) Automation Specialist
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation Specialist
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Head of Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Wealth Management
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) VBScript
1 5 (71.43%) VB
2 3 (42.86%) VBA
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP