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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 83 95 100
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 13 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.36% 1.05% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.20% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 6
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +33.80%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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
784 1086 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 81.75% 87.44% 78.76%
Number of salaries quoted 613 858 915
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 26 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Brentwood - 6 £47,500 -
Colchester - 1 £50,000 -
Loughton - 1 £37,500 -
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (76.92%) QA
2 13 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (46.15%) Selenium
4 11 (42.31%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) SDLC
5 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (34.62%) Manual Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Wealth Management
7 8 (30.77%) MultiFonds
7 8 (30.77%) TDD
7 8 (30.77%) Software Delivery
7 8 (30.77%) Sonata
7 8 (30.77%) Automation Testing
8 7 (26.92%) .NET
9 6 (23.08%) Scrum
10 5 (19.23%) Workflow
11 4 (15.38%) Java
11 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
12 3 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
12 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
12 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (11.54%) ISEB
12 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma
12 3 (11.54%) Finance
12 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
12 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
12 3 (11.54%) Security Testing

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:

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MultiFonds
1 8 (30.77%) Sonata
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) IP Telephony
1 2 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
2 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 3 (11.54%) JMeter
3 2 (7.69%) Gerrit
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) Mercurial
3 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.85%) Ant
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Tester
2 11 (42.31%) QA Tester
3 8 (30.77%) Software QA Tester
3 8 (30.77%) Software Tester
4 7 (26.92%) QA Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Associate Director
6 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Tester
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) QA Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (42.31%) SDLC
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Manual Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Automation Testing
5 8 (30.77%) Software Delivery
5 8 (30.77%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) Wealth Management
6 6 (23.08%) Scrum
7 5 (19.23%) Workflow
8 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
9 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
9 3 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (11.54%) Performance Testing
9 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
9 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement
9 3 (11.54%) Security Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma
10 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
1 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
1 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (76.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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