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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 80 95 107
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.64% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Median salary £30,000 £40,095 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.17% +6.92%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
835 700 1044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 88.64% 82.94% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 709 560 898
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,913 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £54,500 £56,000
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
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 30 July 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Brighton

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
5 2 (25.00%) CircleCI
5 2 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) React
5 2 (25.00%) Protractor
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) Node.js
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework

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 (12.50%) CICS
1 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Easytrieve
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (25.00%) CircleCI
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (25.00%) Protractor
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) XPEDITER
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) QA Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Tester
4 3 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
4 3 (37.50%) QA Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (37.50%) QA Test Engineer
4 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) QA Automation Analyst
5 2 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (25.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 2 (25.00%) QA Tester
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Software Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) React
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) DataPower
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) JCL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) REXX
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Syncsort
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