The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Brighton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 87 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 8 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.80% 0.41% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.51% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 10
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -26.82%
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -1.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
799 583 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 79.82% 79.86% 71.22%
Number of salaries quoted 677 534 484
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automation Testing
East Sussex

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
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Brighton

Automation Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (85.71%) Finance
2 15 (71.43%) LoadRunner
2 15 (71.43%) Project Management
2 15 (71.43%) Selenium
2 15 (71.43%) V-Model
2 15 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 13 (61.90%) ISEB
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (14.29%) Smartphone
5 3 (14.29%) QA
5 3 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) BDD
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) .NET
7 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) LoadRunner
1 15 (71.43%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Test Manager
2 3 (14.29%) QA Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Project Management
1 15 (71.43%) V-Model
1 15 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 4 (19.05%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) TDD
3 3 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA