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 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 Testing
Rank 79 104 85
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 11 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.26% 0.85% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.01% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 1
Average salary £39,500 £36,250 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.96% +27.19%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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
719 1092 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 82.64% 84.59% 83.79%
Number of salaries quoted 587 928 591
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) QA
3 13 (59.09%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) TDD
5 9 (40.91%) HP
5 9 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (36.36%) Compatibility Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Web Services
6 8 (36.36%) Oracle
6 8 (36.36%) Regression Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Selenium
8 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
9 4 (18.18%) HP UFT
9 4 (18.18%) C#
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
10 3 (13.64%) .NET
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
11 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
11 2 (9.09%) XPath
11 2 (9.09%) BDD
11 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
11 2 (9.09%) TestNG
11 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
11 2 (9.09%) Subversion
11 2 (9.09%) Maven
11 2 (9.09%) HTML
11 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Selenium
2 4 (18.18%) HP UFT
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.09%) IntelliJ
3 2 (9.09%) TestNG
3 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
3 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) QA Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Tester
2 6 (27.27%) Automation Tester
2 6 (27.27%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (13.64%) QA Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) TDD
3 8 (36.36%) Compatibility Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) User Stories
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) XPath
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
4 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (63.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) HP
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft