Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Essex > Chelmsford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 48 34
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 17 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford 4.89% 0.29% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% 0.31% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 11
Chelmsford median annual salary £55,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.23% +8.33% -57.14%
10th Percentile £40,750 £31,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £64,000 £33,750 £33,750
Essex median annual salary £53,473 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.57% - +23.38%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chelmsford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 309 319 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford 88.79% 93.00% 78.88%
Number of salaries quoted 285 289 230
Chelmsford median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,250 £62,500 £66,250
Essex median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% +12.50% -8.83%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Chelmsford

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Chelmsford

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Chelmsford over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Chelmsford region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (52.94%) SDLC
3 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) CMDB
6 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) Hudson
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
6 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
6 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
6 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (23.53%) Reinsurance
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) People Management
7 4 (23.53%) Project Management
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) VMware
7 4 (23.53%) C#
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) JUnit
7 4 (23.53%) SOA
7 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
7 4 (23.53%) vCloud
7 4 (23.53%) SpecFlow

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chelmsford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (29.41%) Hudson
2 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
3 4 (23.53%) JUnit
3 4 (23.53%) PyUnit
3 4 (23.53%) SpecFlow
4 2 (11.76%) eggPlant
5 1 (5.88%) MSTest
5 1 (5.88%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Configuration Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Software Configuration Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Automation Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Development Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Development Project Leader
2 4 (23.53%) Development Team Leader
2 4 (23.53%) Development Team Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Project Leader
2 4 (23.53%) Team Leader
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) QA Leader
4 2 (11.76%) QA Manager
4 2 (11.76%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Software Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Software QA Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Software Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
2 4 (23.53%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) CMDB
2 4 (23.53%) Reinsurance
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (52.94%) SDLC
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (23.53%) MVVM
5 4 (23.53%) People Management
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) SOA
5 4 (23.53%) Web Development
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Resource Allocation
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Workflow
8 1 (5.88%) BDD
8 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.76%) MCP
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) vCloud
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase