The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 3.33% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £70,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 Chelmsford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
75 60 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 83.33% 76.92% 78.50%
Number of salaries quoted 66 52 78
Average salary £43,750 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.57% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £27,325
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Chelmsford region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Test Automation
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (91.67%) Waterfall
1 11 (91.67%) Mentoring
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ISO 9001
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (75.00%) SOA
3 9 (75.00%) MVVM
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) MCP
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Magento
7 1 (8.33%) User Experience
7 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (8.33%) Information Management
7 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Project Planning

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Magento
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Development Manager
2 6 (50.00%) Software Development Manager
2 6 (50.00%) Software Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (91.67%) Waterfall
1 11 (91.67%) Mentoring
2 9 (75.00%) MVVM
2 9 (75.00%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) MCP
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft