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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 32 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 4.20% 8.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 9.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 0
Average salary £36,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.21% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
222 98 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 93.28% 88.29% 83.15%
Number of salaries quoted 136 66 51
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Brentwood

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Brentwood region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Brentwood

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) MS Office
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
3 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Security Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
4 4 (36.36%) System Testing
4 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) SOAP
5 3 (27.27%) XMLSpy
5 3 (27.27%) Middleware
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Selenium
5 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
5 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) TestDirector
6 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (45.45%) MS Office
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (27.27%) XMLSpy
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
2 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
3 2 (18.18%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Manager
2 4 (36.36%) QA Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Senior QA Manager
3 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
1 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Security Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Test Management
1 4 (36.36%) System Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Test Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Business Objects
2 2 (18.18%) SAP