The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 86 87 88
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 13 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.29% 1.23% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.41% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 20
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Test Automation
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
840 1137 1124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 83.33% 87.39% 78.06%
Number of salaries quoted 648 925 916
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Essex

Test Automation
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 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 +11 10 £42,500 -10.52%
Basildon - 1 - -
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 24 (85.71%) QA
2 19 (67.86%) Finance
3 15 (53.57%) HP UFT
3 15 (53.57%) Software Delivery
4 13 (46.43%) ISTQB
5 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
6 11 (39.29%) SDLC
7 10 (35.71%) SQL
8 9 (32.14%) Wealth Management
9 8 (28.57%) HP
10 7 (25.00%) SOAP
10 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 7 (25.00%) Selenium
10 7 (25.00%) Degree
10 7 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
11 6 (21.43%) ISEB
12 5 (17.86%) Test Management
12 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
12 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
12 5 (17.86%) Defect Management
13 4 (14.29%) QA Automation
13 4 (14.29%) Straight-Through Processing
13 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
13 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
13 4 (14.29%) Workflow
14 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
14 3 (10.71%) XMLSpy

Test Automation
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 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) HP UFT
2 7 (25.00%) Selenium
3 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
4 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
4 3 (10.71%) XMLSpy
5 2 (7.14%) JIRA
5 2 (7.14%) TestDirector
6 1 (3.57%) JMeter
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) QA Analyst
3 12 (42.86%) Test Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Financial Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Service Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) QA Specialist
6 5 (17.86%) Software Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (14.29%) Automation Specialist
8 3 (10.71%) Automation Tester
8 3 (10.71%) Tester
9 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
10 1 (3.57%) Coordinator
10 1 (3.57%) Integration Specialist
10 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
10 1 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
10 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
10 1 (3.57%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.14%) AS400
4 1 (3.57%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Software Delivery
2 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 11 (39.29%) SDLC
4 9 (32.14%) Wealth Management
5 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Defect Management
6 5 (17.86%) Test Management
6 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
7 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.29%) QA Automation
7 4 (14.29%) Straight-Through Processing
7 4 (14.29%) Workflow
8 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.71%) Line Management
8 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) Groovy
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) ISTQB
2 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 7 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (21.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (85.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
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