The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brentwood with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Essex / Brentwood
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 11 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brentwood 8.89% 12.96% 10.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 15.05% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 10
Median salary - £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Brentwood with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Brentwood
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 44 93 174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brentwood 97.78% 86.11% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 21 46 80
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Brentwood

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brentwood citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Brentwood

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Brentwood region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
2 5 (55.56%) WCF
2 5 (55.56%) WPF
2 5 (55.56%) Release Management
2 5 (55.56%) Data Extraction
2 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) Angular 2

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brentwood 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Software QA Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) Angular 2
1 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
1 5 (55.56%) WCF
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) WPF
1 5 (55.56%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (55.56%) Data Extraction
1 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
1 5 (55.56%) OO
1 5 (55.56%) Release Management
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 4 (44.44%) Wealth Management
3 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA