The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 83 113 84
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 7 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.80% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £37,700
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Automation Tester
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
845 1273 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 97.13% 98.61% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 716 1086 698
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Brighton

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (86.67%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 8 (53.33%) HP UFT
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (33.33%) ISEB
7 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 5 (33.33%) QA
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (20.00%) C#
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (20.00%) BDD
10 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
10 2 (13.33%) Big Data
10 2 (13.33%) TestNG
10 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
10 2 (13.33%) Test Management
10 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
10 2 (13.33%) Web Services
10 2 (13.33%) Windows
10 2 (13.33%) .NET
10 2 (13.33%) Scrum
10 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (6.67%) VBScript
11 1 (6.67%) VB

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 8 (53.33%) HP UFT
4 2 (13.33%) TestNG
5 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
1 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 5 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle