The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 58 76 57
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 26 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 3.05% 2.36% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 2.83% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 22
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £51,100 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
698 1023 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 81.92% 83.10% 83.36%
Number of salaries quoted 554 891 503
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Brighton

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Brighton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 59 (89.39%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (54.55%) Manual Testing
3 35 (53.03%) QA
3 35 (53.03%) Java
4 32 (48.48%) Web Services
5 27 (40.91%) TDD
6 25 (37.88%) Unit Testing
7 24 (36.36%) Finance
8 23 (34.85%) HP
8 23 (34.85%) HP Quality Center
9 22 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
9 22 (33.33%) Integration Testing
9 22 (33.33%) Waterfall
9 22 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
10 21 (31.82%) Regression Testing
11 19 (28.79%) RAD
11 19 (28.79%) User Stories
12 18 (27.27%) Oracle
12 18 (27.27%) Performance Testing
13 16 (24.24%) SDLC
14 15 (22.73%) Pega
14 15 (22.73%) HTML
15 13 (19.70%) XML
15 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
15 13 (19.70%) Degree
16 12 (18.18%) Selenium
16 12 (18.18%) SQL
17 11 (16.67%) ISEB
17 11 (16.67%) ISTQB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.52%) Node.js
3 1 (1.52%) CICS
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) DB2
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Selenium
2 7 (10.61%) WebDriver
2 7 (10.61%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.09%) Maven
3 6 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 6 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 5 (7.58%) Subversion
4 5 (7.58%) IntelliJ
4 5 (7.58%) JIRA
4 5 (7.58%) TestNG
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (3.03%) JUnit
6 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.03%) Firebug
7 1 (1.52%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.52%) Hudson
7 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.52%) Gradle
7 1 (1.52%) jMock
General
1 24 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (48.48%) QA Engineer
2 11 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Developer
3 6 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Quality Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Test Leader
5 4 (6.06%) Test Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) QA Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.55%) Quality Manager
6 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (4.55%) Testing Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Head of Testing
6 3 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.52%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (48.48%) Web Services
2 15 (22.73%) HTML
3 13 (19.70%) XML
4 9 (13.64%) .NET
5 6 (9.09%) HTML5
6 4 (6.06%) CSS
6 4 (6.06%) SOAP
7 3 (4.55%) Servlets
7 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.55%) WCF
7 3 (4.55%) RESTful
7 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (4.55%) J2EE
7 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.52%) JMS
8 1 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.52%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.52%) Spring
8 1 (1.52%) Ajax
8 1 (1.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.61%) Data Structures
3 6 (9.09%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.55%) Learning Management System
4 3 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.55%) E-Learning
4 3 (4.55%) VSAM
5 2 (3.03%) Social Media
6 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (6.06%) UNIX
3 3 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (89.39%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (54.55%) Manual Testing
3 27 (40.91%) TDD
4 25 (37.88%) Unit Testing
5 22 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 22 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 22 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 22 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
5 22 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
6 21 (31.82%) Regression Testing
7 19 (28.79%) RAD
7 19 (28.79%) User Stories
8 18 (27.27%) Performance Testing
9 16 (24.24%) SDLC
10 10 (15.15%) Software Engineering
11 8 (12.12%) Test Scripting
11 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (10.61%) Open Source
13 6 (9.09%) Line Management
14 5 (7.58%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.03%) Java
2 12 (18.18%) SQL
3 8 (12.12%) COBOL
4 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.09%) C#
6 5 (7.58%) XPath
7 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.03%) CLIST
8 2 (3.03%) REXX
8 2 (3.03%) JCL
8 2 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Degree
2 11 (16.67%) ISEB
2 11 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (53.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (34.85%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.55%) Puppet
2 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) HP
2 18 (27.27%) Oracle
3 15 (22.73%) Pega
4 2 (3.03%) TSYS
5 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
Brighton
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
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