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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 50 91 75
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -16
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 51 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 5.14% 1.39% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.33% 1.66% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 46 13 7
Average salary £47,000 £32,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.87% -12.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,400 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,118 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
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
806 844 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 81.17% 83.56% 81.31%
Number of salaries quoted 694 716 567
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Brighton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 57 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (59.21%) Java
3 44 (57.89%) Web Services
4 34 (44.74%) TDD
5 33 (43.42%) SQL
6 30 (39.47%) HTML
7 29 (38.16%) Finance
8 26 (34.21%) QA
9 25 (32.89%) Manual Testing
10 23 (30.26%) Selenium
10 23 (30.26%) Degree
11 22 (28.95%) Computer Science
12 21 (27.63%) Unit Testing
12 21 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (26.32%) TestNG
13 20 (26.32%) XML
13 20 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (25.00%) C#
15 18 (23.68%) Waterfall
15 18 (23.68%) BDD
16 16 (21.05%) WebDriver
16 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
16 16 (21.05%) ISEB
16 16 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
17 15 (19.74%) HP
17 15 (19.74%) Eclipse
17 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
17 15 (19.74%) CSS
17 15 (19.74%) Test Automation
17 15 (19.74%) HP Quality Center

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.58%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.63%) Node.js
3 2 (2.63%) IIS
3 2 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.63%) Mingle
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.63%) DNS
2 2 (2.63%) IPsec
2 2 (2.63%) DHCP
2 2 (2.63%) FTP
2 2 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.26%) DB2
4 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (30.26%) Selenium
2 20 (26.32%) TestNG
3 16 (21.05%) QuickTest Pro
3 16 (21.05%) WebDriver
3 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
4 15 (19.74%) Eclipse
5 14 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (17.11%) IntelliJ
7 10 (13.16%) JUnit
7 10 (13.16%) Maven
8 9 (11.84%) Subversion
8 9 (11.84%) Cucumber
9 8 (10.53%) Firebug
10 6 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (6.58%) SpecFlow
12 3 (3.95%) LoadRunner
13 2 (2.63%) JMeter
13 2 (2.63%) Ant
13 2 (2.63%) JIRA
13 2 (2.63%) jMock
General
1 29 (38.16%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Games
2 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) QA Engineer
2 18 (23.68%) Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Software Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) Test Leader
5 8 (10.53%) Quality Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Testing Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Head of Testing
9 3 (3.95%) Quality Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Tester
10 2 (2.63%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (57.89%) Web Services
2 30 (39.47%) HTML
3 20 (26.32%) XML
4 15 (19.74%) CSS
5 13 (17.11%) .NET
6 12 (15.79%) SOAP
6 12 (15.79%) RESTful
7 8 (10.53%) Spring
8 7 (9.21%) .NET Framework
8 7 (9.21%) WCF
8 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET
8 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (9.21%) HTML5
8 7 (9.21%) Hibernate
9 5 (6.58%) JPA
9 5 (6.58%) J2EE
9 5 (6.58%) Servlets
10 2 (2.63%) Java EE
10 2 (2.63%) Ajax
10 2 (2.63%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Computer Science
2 10 (13.16%) Open Source
2 10 (13.16%) Data Structures
3 7 (9.21%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.26%) Social Media
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.95%) E-Learning
5 3 (3.95%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.63%) VSAM
6 2 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Linux
3 6 (7.89%) UNIX
4 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.63%) Android
4 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (44.74%) TDD
3 25 (32.89%) Manual Testing
4 21 (27.63%) Unit Testing
4 21 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (23.68%) Waterfall
6 18 (23.68%) BDD
7 15 (19.74%) Test Automation
7 15 (19.74%) Integration Testing
7 15 (19.74%) Compatibility Testing
8 13 (17.11%) Performance Testing
9 12 (15.79%) Software Architecture
10 11 (14.47%) Regression Testing
11 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
11 10 (13.16%) Test Management
11 10 (13.16%) User Stories
12 9 (11.84%) RAD
13 7 (9.21%) MVC
14 6 (7.89%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 45 (59.21%) Java
2 33 (43.42%) SQL
3 19 (25.00%) C#
4 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.84%) COBOL
6 8 (10.53%) XPath
7 6 (7.89%) PL/SQL
8 5 (6.58%) VBScript
8 5 (6.58%) VB
9 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (30.26%) Degree
2 16 (21.05%) ISEB
3 15 (19.74%) ISTQB
4 14 (18.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (34.21%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.95%) Puppet
2 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) HP
2 13 (17.11%) Oracle
3 9 (11.84%) Pega
4 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.32%) Informatica
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