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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 27 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 3.77% 5.71% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 6.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
151 59 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 94.97% 84.29% 90.18%
Number of salaries quoted 49 29 62
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (61.11%) Test Scripting
3 10 (55.56%) SDLC
4 9 (50.00%) Finance
5 8 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (44.44%) Waterfall
5 8 (44.44%) Software Delivery
6 7 (38.89%) HP UFT
7 6 (33.33%) Wealth Management
8 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (27.78%) Selenium
8 5 (27.78%) MS Office
8 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 4 (22.22%) HP
9 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 4 (22.22%) ISEB
9 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
10 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
10 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
10 3 (16.67%) AS400
10 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
10 3 (16.67%) TestDirector
10 3 (16.67%) XMLSpy
10 3 (16.67%) SOAP
11 2 (11.11%) Oracle
11 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (11.11%) ETL
11 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) HP UFT
2 5 (27.78%) Selenium
3 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 3 (16.67%) XMLSpy
3 3 (16.67%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) QA Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Tester
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Web Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (5.56%) QA Specialist
7 1 (5.56%) QA Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) AS400
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Test Scripting
2 10 (55.56%) SDLC
3 8 (44.44%) Software Delivery
3 8 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 6 (33.33%) Wealth Management
5 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Test Management
7 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
7 2 (11.11%) ETL
7 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) VBScript
1 2 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) VBA
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (22.22%) ISEB
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
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