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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 3.92% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £70,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
87 110 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 85.29% 82.09% 73.61%
Number of salaries quoted 78 101 51
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 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 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (92.31%) Waterfall
1 12 (92.31%) Mentoring
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) ISO 9001
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
3 10 (76.92%) SOA
3 10 (76.92%) MVVM
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) MCP
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Magento
7 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 1 (7.69%) User Experience
8 1 (7.69%) Information Management
8 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 10 (76.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Magento
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Development Manager
2 6 (46.15%) Software Development Manager
2 6 (46.15%) Software Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (92.31%) Waterfall
1 12 (92.31%) Mentoring
2 10 (76.92%) MVVM
2 10 (76.92%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) MCP
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft