The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 61 89 93
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.59% 0.73% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.84% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 4
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,151 £46,000 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
600 834 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 86.96% 87.33% 85.58%
Number of salaries quoted 545 720 695
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,320 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of job ads across the Brighton region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Brighton

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Brighton

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) Selenium
3 16 (72.73%) C#
4 14 (63.64%) ISTQB
5 13 (59.09%) SQL
6 11 (50.00%) ISEB
7 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 10 (45.45%) QA
7 10 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
8 9 (40.91%) .NET
9 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
9 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
10 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
10 6 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
10 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
11 5 (22.73%) TDD
11 5 (22.73%) Test Management
11 5 (22.73%) HTML
11 5 (22.73%) XML
12 4 (18.18%) Node.js
12 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
12 4 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (18.18%) Protractor
12 4 (18.18%) CircleCI
12 4 (18.18%) React
12 4 (18.18%) PHP

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) CICS
1 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
1 1 (4.55%) Easytrieve
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (77.27%) Selenium
2 10 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 4 (18.18%) CircleCI
4 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 4 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (18.18%) Protractor
5 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
6 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
7 1 (4.55%) JIRA
7 1 (4.55%) JMeter
7 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
7 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.55%) XPEDITER
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Publishing
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Analyst
2 19 (86.36%) Test Analyst
3 9 (40.91%) Tester
4 8 (36.36%) Software Analyst
4 8 (36.36%) Software Test Analyst
5 5 (22.73%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (22.73%) Automation Tester
5 5 (22.73%) QA Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) Junior Test Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) Junior Tester
6 4 (18.18%) QA Automation Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) QA Automation Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) QA Automation Tester
6 4 (18.18%) QA Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (18.18%) QA Test Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) QA Tester
6 4 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) XML
3 4 (18.18%) Node.js
3 4 (18.18%) React
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
4 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) DataPower
1 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.55%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
4 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 6 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (22.73%) TDD
5 5 (22.73%) Test Management
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) Web Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) User Stories
8 1 (4.55%) Code Coverage
8 1 (4.55%) Content Management
8 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.55%) Migration
8 1 (4.55%) Project Management
8 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) COBOL
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) JCL
4 1 (4.55%) REXX
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) ISTQB
2 11 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Syncsort