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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 23 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 9 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 5.66% 5.06% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.34% 5.38% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 4
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
142 223 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 89.31% 94.09% 84.13%
Number of salaries quoted 74 136 70
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £85,000 £77,500
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 5 May 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 20 (95.24%) QA
2 15 (71.43%) Finance
3 12 (57.14%) HP UFT
3 12 (57.14%) Software Delivery
4 10 (47.62%) ISTQB
5 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
6 8 (38.10%) Wealth Management
6 8 (38.10%) SDLC
7 7 (33.33%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) HP
8 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
9 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (23.81%) Degree
10 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
10 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
10 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
10 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (19.05%) QA Automation
11 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
11 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
11 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
11 3 (14.29%) Straight-Through Processing
11 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
11 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 3 (14.29%) ISEB
11 3 (14.29%) MS Office
11 3 (14.29%) SOAP

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 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) HP UFT
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
2 3 (14.29%) XMLSpy
3 2 (9.52%) TestDirector
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Analyst
2 11 (52.38%) QA Analyst
3 10 (47.62%) Test Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) Financial Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) QA Specialist
5 5 (23.81%) Service Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) Software Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) Automation Specialist
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Lead
8 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
8 1 (4.76%) Integration Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Integration Specialist
8 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
8 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (9.52%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Software Delivery
2 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 8 (38.10%) SDLC
3 8 (38.10%) Wealth Management
4 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
4 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (19.05%) QA Automation
4 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
5 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Straight-Through Processing
5 3 (14.29%) Test Management
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Line Management
6 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) ISTQB
2 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (95.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft