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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 91 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 14 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.98% 1.11% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.33% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 11
Average salary £57,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1174 903 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 81.98% 83.23% 75.32%
Number of salaries quoted 917 683 585
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Colchester +12 6 £56,250 +144.56%
Chelmsford +1 1 £70,000 +72.84% 1
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
1 9 (37.50%) Performance Testing
1 9 (37.50%) Manual Testing
1 9 (37.50%) System Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
5 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
5 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.83%) QA
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) Selenium
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) .NET
7 3 (12.50%) Law
7 3 (12.50%) Validation
7 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) JMeter
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
8 2 (8.33%) MSTest
8 2 (8.33%) MVVM
8 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.33%) Magento
8 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Magento
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) JMeter
3 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.33%) MSTest
4 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (12.50%) Law
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
1 14 (58.33%) Test Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Testing Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Head of Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Development Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Web Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
1 9 (37.50%) Performance Testing
1 9 (37.50%) Manual Testing
1 9 (37.50%) System Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Validation
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) Test Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.33%) MVVM
7 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.33%) Web Testing
7 2 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C
2 2 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCP
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago