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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 79 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 8 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.96% 0.77% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +18.46%
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
822 902 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.44% 98.90% 98.51%
Number of salaries quoted 729 789 517
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 16 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) QA
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Calabash
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium IDE
2 10 (90.91%) WebDriver
2 10 (90.91%) Cucumber
2 10 (90.91%) BDD
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Java EE
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (90.91%) Calabash
2 10 (90.91%) Cucumber
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium IDE
2 10 (90.91%) WebDriver
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Testing
2 10 (90.91%) BDD
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA