The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 78 70 90
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 10 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.83% 1.55% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.97% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 5
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £43,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
849 862 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 70.17% 78.51% 71.07%
Number of salaries quoted 714 717 739
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
East of England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £31,000 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) Web Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
3 8 (42.11%) Performance Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
5 6 (31.58%) QA
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
7 4 (21.05%) Selenium
7 4 (21.05%) Test Management
7 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
7 4 (21.05%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) C#
8 3 (15.79%) Java
8 3 (15.79%) XML
8 3 (15.79%) B2B
8 3 (15.79%) B2C
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.79%) System Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Logistics
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) TDD
8 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (10.53%) Ruby
9 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
9 2 (10.53%) Stress Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Android
9 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
9 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) International Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Web Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Web Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) STL
3 1 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Web Testing
1 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
2 8 (42.11%) Performance Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Test Management
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) B2B
5 3 (15.79%) B2C
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) System Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Logistics
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Stress Testing
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
7 1 (5.26%) OOD
7 1 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby
3 2 (10.53%) Python
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
3 2 (10.53%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.53%) ISEB
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) MKS
Essex
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