The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 102 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.74% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Automation 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
956 553 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 78.10% 80.73% 67.18%
Number of salaries quoted 825 498 517
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £47,296 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Brighton

Automation Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 9 (40.91%) Windows
1 9 (40.91%) VC++
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
1 9 (40.91%) C++
1 9 (40.91%) QA
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) JIRA
3 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Ruby
3 5 (22.73%) Selenium
3 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
3 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) CMS
4 4 (18.18%) Finance
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (18.18%) Smartphone
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) BDD
5 3 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) ISEB
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.55%) ISTQB

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) JIRA
1 5 (22.73%) Selenium
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
1 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
1 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) C++ Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Web Tester
3 5 (22.73%) Tester
3 5 (22.73%) QA Tester
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
3 3 (13.64%) BDD
3 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) VC++
1 9 (40.91%) C++
2 5 (22.73%) Ruby
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft