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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 98 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 7 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.57% - 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% - 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £37,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
1221 657 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 99.19% 98.50% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 599 730
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (87.50%) ISEB
2 7 (87.50%) Test Management
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) VBScript
3 6 (75.00%) VB
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
4 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 4 (50.00%) TestNG
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) Java
5 4 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
6 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 1 (12.50%) Scrum
8 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
8 1 (12.50%) Selenium IDE

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
2 4 (50.00%) TestNG
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Management
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) VBScript
1 6 (75.00%) VB
2 4 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft