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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 76 87 76
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 14 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.35% 0.72% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.88% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 9
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
886 1024 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 85.52% 81.66% 77.08%
Number of salaries quoted 715 753 670
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 6 £42,500 -
Brentwood - 4 £47,500 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Essex region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 20 (71.43%) QA
2 16 (57.14%) SDLC
3 14 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 12 (42.86%) .NET
4 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (42.86%) MultiFonds
4 12 (42.86%) Wealth Management
4 12 (42.86%) Sonata
4 12 (42.86%) Software Delivery
5 10 (35.71%) Scrum
6 9 (32.14%) SQL
7 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.00%) C#
9 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 6 (21.43%) CSS
9 6 (21.43%) Web Design
9 6 (21.43%) MVC
9 6 (21.43%) Selenium
9 6 (21.43%) jQuery
9 6 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (21.43%) User Stories
9 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
9 6 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (21.43%) Entity Framework
10 5 (17.86%) Automation Testing
10 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
10 5 (17.86%) TDD
10 5 (17.86%) Project Management

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 4 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MultiFonds
1 12 (42.86%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (14.29%) CouchDB
2 4 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 4 (14.29%) HBase
2 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.29%) Neo4j
2 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.29%) Redis
2 4 (14.29%) Riak
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Selenium
2 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.57%) Ant
3 1 (3.57%) Gerrit
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (14.29%) Multimedia
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 14 (50.00%) Tester
2 12 (42.86%) Software QA Tester
2 12 (42.86%) Software Tester
3 6 (21.43%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Associate Director
6 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (21.43%) CSS
2 6 (21.43%) Entity Framework
2 6 (21.43%) jQuery
2 6 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
4 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 4 (14.29%) D3.js
4 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) HTML5
4 4 (14.29%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Android
1 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) SDLC
2 14 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) Software Delivery
3 12 (42.86%) Wealth Management
4 10 (35.71%) Scrum
5 6 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 6 (21.43%) MVC
5 6 (21.43%) User Stories
5 6 (21.43%) Web Design
6 5 (17.86%) Automation Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Project Management
6 5 (17.86%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) Android Development
7 4 (14.29%) iOS Development
8 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.71%) Workflow
9 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ISEB
1 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Google
1 4 (14.29%) Mapbox
2 2 (7.14%) FINEOS
2 2 (7.14%) Guidewire
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Telerik
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle