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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 29 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 12 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 5.38% 4.07% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 4.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
209 104 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 93.72% 84.55% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 122 67 42
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 20 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
3 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 8 (40.00%) Software Delivery
5 7 (35.00%) MS Office
5 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) HP
6 6 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (30.00%) Wealth Management
7 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
8 4 (20.00%) Selenium
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Test Management
8 4 (20.00%) System Testing
8 4 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (20.00%) ISEB
8 4 (20.00%) TestDirector
8 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (20.00%) ETL
8 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 7 (35.00%) MS Office
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (20.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) TestDirector
3 3 (15.00%) XMLSpy
3 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Manager
4 4 (20.00%) QA Manager
4 4 (20.00%) QA Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Senior QA Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Manual Tester
6 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.00%) QA Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) SOAP
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) AS400
2 1 (5.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 8 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 6 (30.00%) Wealth Management
4 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Test Management
4 4 (20.00%) System Testing
4 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (20.00%) ETL
4 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (35.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 4 (20.00%) SAP
Brentwood, Essex
Candidate Source
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago