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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 29 35 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 5.24% 3.27% 6.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.64% 3.38% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 4
Average salary £47,500 £58,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.10% -14.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £36,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
195 237 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 92.86% 96.73% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 116 139 54
Average salary £82,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.68% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 27 (93.10%) QA
2 22 (75.86%) Finance
3 16 (55.17%) HP UFT
3 16 (55.17%) Software Delivery
4 14 (48.28%) SDLC
4 14 (48.28%) Test Scripting
5 13 (44.83%) Wealth Management
6 10 (34.48%) Workflow
6 10 (34.48%) HP
6 10 (34.48%) Waterfall
6 10 (34.48%) Straight-Through Processing
6 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
7 9 (31.03%) ISTQB
8 7 (24.14%) Degree
8 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
8 7 (24.14%) QA Automation
9 6 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (20.69%) SQL
10 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
11 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Selenium
11 4 (13.79%) SOAP
11 4 (13.79%) ISEB
12 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
12 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
12 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
12 3 (10.34%) XMLSpy
12 3 (10.34%) MS Office
12 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) HP UFT
2 4 (13.79%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) SoapUI
3 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
3 3 (10.34%) XMLSpy
4 2 (6.90%) TestDirector
General
1 22 (75.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Analyst
2 19 (65.52%) QA Analyst
3 17 (58.62%) Test Analyst
4 14 (48.28%) QA Test Analyst
5 12 (41.38%) Financial Analyst
5 12 (41.38%) Service Analyst
6 6 (20.69%) QA Specialist
7 5 (17.24%) Automation Specialist
8 3 (10.34%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (10.34%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 2 (6.90%) Software Analyst
9 2 (6.90%) Software Test Analyst
10 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Lead
10 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
10 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Automation Analyst
10 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
10 1 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
2 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Software Delivery
2 14 (48.28%) SDLC
2 14 (48.28%) Test Scripting
3 13 (44.83%) Wealth Management
4 10 (34.48%) Straight-Through Processing
4 10 (34.48%) Waterfall
4 10 (34.48%) Workflow
5 7 (24.14%) QA Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Defect Management
7 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.34%) Regression Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Test Management
8 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.45%) Line Management
9 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) Groovy
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) ISTQB
2 7 (24.14%) Degree
3 6 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (13.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (93.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
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