The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 81 73 86
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.72% 0.82% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.12% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 4
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,800 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
972 807 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 78.14% 73.10% 81.84%
Number of salaries quoted 720 630 712
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Essex region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Essex

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Essex

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 3 £22,500 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 11 (50.00%) SQL
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (50.00%) QA
2 8 (36.36%) Wealth Management
2 8 (36.36%) SDLC
2 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) MultiFonds
2 8 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Software Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Firebase
4 3 (13.64%) Node.js
4 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
4 3 (13.64%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (13.64%) Grunt
4 3 (13.64%) Bower
4 3 (13.64%) Google Compute Engine
4 3 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Selenium
4 3 (13.64%) Google App Engine
4 3 (13.64%) Google
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Python

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Google App Engine
1 3 (13.64%) Google Compute Engine
1 3 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (13.64%) Firebase
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Selenium
1 3 (13.64%) Grunt
1 3 (13.64%) Bower
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Tester
1 8 (36.36%) Applications Support
1 8 (36.36%) Software Tester
1 8 (36.36%) QA Tester
2 3 (13.64%) QA Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Graduate
4 1 (4.55%) Graduate Web Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Front-End Developer
4 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Junior
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
1 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
1 3 (13.64%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Business Analysis
1 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
1 8 (36.36%) Wealth Management
1 8 (36.36%) SDLC
2 7 (31.82%) Software Delivery
3 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Scrum
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Google