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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank - 111 83
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton - 0.089% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.091% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
947 1101 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 96.83% 98.30% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 817 953 699
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 £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) ISEB
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 2 (25.00%) TestNG
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
6 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) VBScript
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) TDD

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (25.00%) TestNG
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB