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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 63 92 64
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -28
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 24 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.88% 1.67% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 2.00% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 22
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,900 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,300 £37,500
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
685 1048 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 82.13% 83.37% 81.94%
Number of salaries quoted 542 903 526
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Brighton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 68 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (60.53%) Java
3 40 (52.63%) Web Services
4 36 (47.37%) QA
5 33 (43.42%) Manual Testing
6 32 (42.11%) TDD
7 29 (38.16%) Finance
8 27 (35.53%) Unit Testing
9 25 (32.89%) Waterfall
10 23 (30.26%) HP Quality Center
10 23 (30.26%) HP
10 23 (30.26%) HTML
10 23 (30.26%) SQL
11 22 (28.95%) Integration Testing
11 22 (28.95%) Compatibility Testing
11 22 (28.95%) Selenium
11 22 (28.95%) System Integration Testing
12 21 (27.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (26.32%) Regression Testing
14 19 (25.00%) Oracle
14 19 (25.00%) XML
15 18 (23.68%) RAD
16 17 (22.37%) ISEB
16 17 (22.37%) ISTQB
16 17 (22.37%) Performance Testing
17 16 (21.05%) WebDriver
17 16 (21.05%) Computer Science
17 16 (21.05%) Degree
17 16 (21.05%) SDLC
18 15 (19.74%) Pega

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (7.89%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.63%) Node.js
3 2 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (1.32%) Apache
4 1 (1.32%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) DHCP
1 1 (1.32%) FTP
1 1 (1.32%) HTTP
1 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.32%) DNS
1 1 (1.32%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) DB2
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (28.95%) Selenium
2 16 (21.05%) WebDriver
3 15 (19.74%) HP UFT
4 14 (18.42%) Eclipse
5 13 (17.11%) TestNG
6 12 (15.79%) IntelliJ
7 10 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (13.16%) Jenkins
8 9 (11.84%) Maven
9 8 (10.53%) Subversion
10 7 (9.21%) Cucumber
10 7 (9.21%) Firebug
11 6 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (5.26%) JIRA
12 4 (5.26%) SpecFlow
13 3 (3.95%) LoadRunner
13 3 (3.95%) JUnit
14 2 (2.63%) JMeter
14 2 (2.63%) Selenium IDE
15 1 (1.32%) Gradle
General
1 29 (38.16%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (44.74%) QA Engineer
2 14 (18.42%) Software Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Test Leader
4 8 (10.53%) Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Quality Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.26%) QA Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Software Quality Engineer
9 1 (1.32%) QA Leader
9 1 (1.32%) Automation Tester
9 1 (1.32%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (52.63%) Web Services
2 23 (30.26%) HTML
3 19 (25.00%) XML
4 10 (13.16%) .NET
5 9 (11.84%) HTML5
6 6 (7.89%) CSS
7 5 (6.58%) SOAP
8 4 (5.26%) Servlets
8 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.26%) WCF
8 4 (5.26%) RESTful
8 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.26%) J2EE
8 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.32%) JMS
10 1 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (1.32%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.32%) Spring
10 1 (1.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.84%) Data Structures
3 7 (9.21%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.26%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.95%) VSAM
5 3 (3.95%) Social Media
5 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.32%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.32%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.84%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Linux
3 6 (7.89%) UNIX
4 2 (2.63%) Android
4 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (43.42%) Manual Testing
3 32 (42.11%) TDD
4 27 (35.53%) Unit Testing
5 25 (32.89%) Waterfall
6 22 (28.95%) Compatibility Testing
6 22 (28.95%) Integration Testing
6 22 (28.95%) System Integration Testing
7 21 (27.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (26.32%) Regression Testing
9 18 (23.68%) RAD
10 17 (22.37%) Performance Testing
11 16 (21.05%) SDLC
12 14 (18.42%) User Stories
13 12 (15.79%) Test Automation
13 12 (15.79%) Software Engineering
14 9 (11.84%) BDD
14 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (10.53%) Test Management
15 8 (10.53%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) Java
2 23 (30.26%) SQL
3 14 (18.42%) C#
4 11 (14.47%) COBOL
5 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.53%) XPath
6 6 (7.89%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.26%) VBScript
7 4 (5.26%) VB
8 2 (2.63%) REXX
8 2 (2.63%) JCL
8 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 2 (2.63%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) ISEB
1 17 (22.37%) ISTQB
2 16 (21.05%) Degree
3 11 (14.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (47.37%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (30.26%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.95%) Puppet
2 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) HP
2 19 (25.00%) Oracle
3 15 (19.74%) Pega
4 2 (2.63%) TSYS
5 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
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