The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 105 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.25% 1.87% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 2.31% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 7
Average salary £37,500 £75,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +82.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
948 605 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 77.77% 80.67% 69.21%
Number of salaries quoted 809 532 458
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Automation
East Sussex

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 7 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (100.00%) Test Management
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) VBScript
4 4 (57.14%) VB
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) ISEB
4 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
4 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) TestNG
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (28.57%) Information Management
6 2 (28.57%) Stress Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (14.29%) Balanced Scorecard
7 1 (14.29%) Scrum

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) TestNG
3 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Management
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Information Management
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Stress Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Balanced Scorecard
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VBScript
2 4 (57.14%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
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