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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 81 89 99
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.24% 1.86% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 2.19% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 3
Median salary £37,500 £44,000 £44,522
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% -1.17%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
722 867 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 86.57% 85.00% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 641 749 749
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Social Media
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA