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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Essex / Chelmsford
Rank 34 - 27
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford 0.53% - 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% - 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £42,500 - £32,500
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 Chelmsford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Chelmsford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 153 73 115
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 80.95% 86.90% 86.47%
Number of salaries quoted 122 60 107
Median salary £43,000 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.15% -15.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £57,100 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chelmsford 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 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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive

Test Automation
Top Related 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 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA