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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 83 87 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.03% 1.71% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.99% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 19
Median salary £46,194 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.61% +29.87%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
958 1209 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 89.53% 85.99% 85.29%
Number of salaries quoted 685 881 927
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 2 December 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 -12 7 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £46,194 -
Chelmsford -8 1 £37,500 +20.00%
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 17 (80.95%) QA
2 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 16 (76.19%) SDLC
3 13 (61.90%) Waterfall
3 13 (61.90%) Wealth Management
4 12 (57.14%) Workflow
4 12 (57.14%) Straight-Through Processing
4 12 (57.14%) Software Delivery
4 12 (57.14%) Mobile App
5 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 4 (19.05%) Selenium
6 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
7 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
7 3 (14.29%) DevOps
7 3 (14.29%) Zephyr
7 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
7 3 (14.29%) C
7 3 (14.29%) TDD
7 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
9 1 (4.76%) RESTful
9 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
9 1 (4.76%) HTML5
9 1 (4.76%) Node.js

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 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 3 (14.29%) Zephyr
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Financial Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Service Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) QA Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Software Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Software Test Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) QA Leader
6 3 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (14.29%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) CSS3
1 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
1 1 (4.76%) Handlebars
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) HTML5
1 1 (4.76%) Node.js
1 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) SDLC
2 13 (61.90%) Waterfall
2 13 (61.90%) Wealth Management
3 12 (57.14%) Software Delivery
3 12 (57.14%) Straight-Through Processing
3 12 (57.14%) Workflow
4 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
6 3 (14.29%) DevOps
6 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 3 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (80.95%) QA