The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Brighton region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 87 57 71
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 20 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.62% 3.62% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 4.48% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 13
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £33,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
959 603 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 77.65% 80.83% 68.30%
Number of salaries quoted 824 532 458
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
East Sussex

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 25 July 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Brighton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 25 (65.79%) Selenium
2 21 (55.26%) Scrum
3 20 (52.63%) C#
3 20 (52.63%) .NET
4 16 (42.11%) NUnit
4 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
4 16 (42.11%) Manual Testing
5 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (34.21%) Java
6 12 (31.58%) SQL
7 10 (26.32%) JIRA
7 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 9 (23.68%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (21.05%) OO
9 8 (21.05%) Apache
9 8 (21.05%) ISEB
9 8 (21.05%) MySQL
9 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 8 (21.05%) HTML
9 8 (21.05%) PHP
9 8 (21.05%) MVC
10 6 (15.79%) HP
10 6 (15.79%) Ruby
10 6 (15.79%) Web Services
10 6 (15.79%) Test Management
10 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
10 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
10 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
11 5 (13.16%) WebDriver
11 5 (13.16%) BDD

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 8 (21.05%) Apache
2 4 (10.53%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Mingle
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Selenium
2 16 (42.11%) NUnit
3 10 (26.32%) JIRA
4 9 (23.68%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
6 5 (13.16%) WebDriver
7 4 (10.53%) Bugzilla
7 4 (10.53%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (7.89%) TestNG
9 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
10 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
1 4 (10.53%) Advertising
1 4 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Analyst
1 20 (52.63%) Test Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Tester
2 6 (15.79%) Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Technical Project Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) PHP Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Technical Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Automation Tester
4 2 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Web Tester
4 2 (5.26%) QA Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Tester
4 2 (5.26%) Informatica Developer
4 2 (5.26%) QA Tester
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
3 8 (21.05%) HTML
4 6 (15.79%) Web Services
5 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.53%) CSS
5 4 (10.53%) Symfony
5 4 (10.53%) jQuery
5 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (10.53%) HTML5
5 4 (10.53%) SAML
5 4 (10.53%) Lucene
6 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Social Media
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Scrum
2 16 (42.11%) Manual Testing
3 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) OO
4 8 (21.05%) MVC
5 6 (15.79%) Test Management
5 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.16%) BDD
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) TDD
7 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.53%) UML
7 4 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.53%) OO PHP
7 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.89%) ETL
8 3 (7.89%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) C#
2 13 (34.21%) Java
3 12 (31.58%) SQL
4 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.05%) PHP
5 6 (15.79%) Ruby
6 4 (10.53%) Groovy
6 4 (10.53%) VBScript
6 4 (10.53%) VB
6 4 (10.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) ISEB
3 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
3 5 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) HP
2 3 (7.89%) Informatica
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