The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Rank 77 89 97
Rank change year-on-year +12 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 15 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.49% 1.20% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.42% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 3
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.12% -13.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing 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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 831 915 1035
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 82.69% 84.64% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 632 686 831
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Essex

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Essex.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Essex

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Essex over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Essex

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Chelmsford - 3 £45,000 -
Witham - 2 £20,500 -
Brentwood +17 1 - - 1
Automated Testing
East of England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Software Testing
3 12 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 12 (37.50%) Java
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 12 (37.50%) Web Services
4 11 (34.38%) QA
4 11 (34.38%) Selenium
5 10 (31.25%) Finance
6 9 (28.13%) Scrum
6 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
6 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
7 8 (25.00%) Wealth Management
7 8 (25.00%) Asset Management
7 8 (25.00%) Software Delivery
7 8 (25.00%) SDLC
7 8 (25.00%) Sonata
8 7 (21.88%) DevOps
8 7 (21.88%) Zephyr
8 7 (21.88%) TDD
8 7 (21.88%) C
8 7 (21.88%) OO
8 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
9 6 (18.75%) SOAP
9 6 (18.75%) SOA
9 6 (18.75%) Middleware
9 6 (18.75%) MS Office
9 6 (18.75%) Automotive
9 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting

Automated Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) Apache Solr
1 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Sonata
2 1 (3.13%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 5 (15.63%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (15.63%) GIS
3 5 (15.63%) RDBMS
4 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (9.38%) CouchDB
5 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
5 3 (9.38%) HBase
5 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
5 3 (9.38%) MySQL
5 3 (9.38%) Neo4j
5 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
5 3 (9.38%) Redis
5 3 (9.38%) Riak
6 1 (3.13%) DB2
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 11 (34.38%) Selenium
3 7 (21.88%) Zephyr
4 5 (15.63%) ClearQuest
4 5 (15.63%) CruiseControl
4 5 (15.63%) FishEye
4 5 (15.63%) Hudson
4 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
4 5 (15.63%) JIRA
4 5 (15.63%) JMeter
4 5 (15.63%) JUnit
4 5 (15.63%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Automotive
3 3 (9.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Software Tester
1 14 (43.75%) Tester
2 8 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 8 (25.00%) Software QA Tester
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) Web Services
2 6 (18.75%) Middleware
2 6 (18.75%) SOAP
3 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
3 5 (15.63%) GWT
3 5 (15.63%) REST
3 5 (15.63%) RESTful
4 4 (12.50%) .NET
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.50%) CSS
4 4 (12.50%) HTML
4 4 (12.50%) HTML5
5 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (9.38%) D3.js
5 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
5 3 (9.38%) jQuery
5 3 (9.38%) Leaflet
5 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
1 5 (15.63%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) DataPower
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Android
1 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Software Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Scrum
3 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
4 8 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 8 (25.00%) SDLC
4 8 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 8 (25.00%) Wealth Management
5 7 (21.88%) DevOps
5 7 (21.88%) OO
5 7 (21.88%) TDD
6 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Process Improvement
6 6 (18.75%) SOA
6 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.63%) Kanban
7 5 (15.63%) Open Source
7 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) C
3 4 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Atlassian
2 3 (9.38%) Google
2 3 (9.38%) Mapbox
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Sybase
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