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

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 79 84 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 15 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.94% 1.20% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.46% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 18
Median salary £47,500 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,750 £75,000
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
905 1025 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 85.46% 82.26% 76.50%
Number of salaries quoted 736 746 702
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £72,000
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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram 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 25 August 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 +3 9 £47,500 -2.56%
Test Automation
East of England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 16 (84.21%) QA
2 15 (78.95%) Finance
3 13 (68.42%) Software Delivery
3 13 (68.42%) SDLC
4 11 (57.89%) Waterfall
5 10 (52.63%) Wealth Management
6 8 (42.11%) Workflow
6 8 (42.11%) Mobile App
6 8 (42.11%) Straight-Through Processing
7 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
8 5 (26.32%) HP UFT
9 4 (21.05%) Selenium
9 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
9 4 (21.05%) ISEB
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
9 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
10 3 (15.79%) Java
10 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
10 3 (15.79%) SOAP
10 3 (15.79%) HP
10 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Degree
10 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
10 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
10 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
10 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
11 2 (10.53%) Groovy
11 2 (10.53%) Banking
11 2 (10.53%) SQL Server

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 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) HP UFT
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
3 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.26%) Ant
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Maven
4 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.26%) XMLSpy
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) QA Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Financial Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Service Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) QA Leader
5 4 (21.05%) Software Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Tester
6 3 (15.79%) Automation Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
7 1 (5.26%) Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Lead Tester
7 1 (5.26%) QA Coordinator
7 1 (5.26%) QA Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) Ember.js
3 1 (5.26%) Handlebars
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Mobile App
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) SDLC
1 13 (68.42%) Software Delivery
2 11 (57.89%) Waterfall
3 10 (52.63%) Wealth Management
4 8 (42.11%) Straight-Through Processing
4 8 (42.11%) Workflow
5 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Line Management
7 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Defect Management
8 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
8 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) Groovy
3 2 (10.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
2 4 (21.05%) ISEB
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (84.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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