The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 39 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 82 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 6.82% 1.81% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.27% 2.17% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 72 20 7
Average salary £52,500 £36,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +0.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £44,522 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
Automated Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
992 966 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 82.46% 83.13% 82.11%
Number of salaries quoted 840 791 665
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the East Sussex region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in East Sussex

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in East Sussex

Automated Testing
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +25 49 £48,750 +52.34%
Hove - 9 £60,000 -
Eastbourne - 1 £47,500 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing.

1 88 (77.88%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (61.95%) Java
3 53 (46.90%) Web Services
4 52 (46.02%) Finance
5 47 (41.59%) TDD
6 44 (38.94%) SQL
7 40 (35.40%) QA
8 37 (32.74%) Unit Testing
9 36 (31.86%) HTML
9 36 (31.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 31 (27.43%) Degree
11 30 (26.55%) Computer Science
11 30 (26.55%) Selenium
12 29 (25.66%) Oracle
12 29 (25.66%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (25.66%) Manual Testing
13 26 (23.01%) Waterfall
13 26 (23.01%) C#
14 25 (22.12%) BDD
15 24 (21.24%) RAD
16 23 (20.35%) XML
16 23 (20.35%) QuickTest Pro
16 23 (20.35%) Jenkins
17 22 (19.47%) Windows
17 22 (19.47%) .NET
17 22 (19.47%) Software Engineering
18 21 (18.58%) Integration Testing
18 21 (18.58%) HP
18 21 (18.58%) HP Quality Center
18 21 (18.58%) Compatibility Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (13.27%) WebLogic
2 12 (10.62%) WebSphere
3 11 (9.73%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.77%) IIS
4 2 (1.77%) Apache
4 2 (1.77%) Node.js
5 1 (0.88%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Mingle
2 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.27%) HTTP
2 9 (7.96%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.08%) DNS
3 8 (7.08%) DHCP
3 8 (7.08%) FTP
3 8 (7.08%) IPsec
4 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.16%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.31%) DB2
4 5 (4.42%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (26.55%) Selenium
2 23 (20.35%) QuickTest Pro
2 23 (20.35%) Jenkins
3 20 (17.70%) TestNG
4 18 (15.93%) WebDriver
5 17 (15.04%) Cucumber
6 16 (14.16%) Oracle Forms
7 15 (13.27%) Eclipse
8 14 (12.39%) JUnit
8 14 (12.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (11.50%) Maven
9 13 (11.50%) IntelliJ
10 9 (7.96%) Subversion
10 9 (7.96%) Firebug
11 8 (7.08%) LoadRunner
12 7 (6.19%) SpecFlow
13 6 (5.31%) Hudson
14 3 (2.65%) JIRA
14 3 (2.65%) jMock
15 2 (1.77%) Ant
General
1 52 (46.02%) Finance
2 10 (8.85%) Retail
3 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.77%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (25.66%) QA Engineer
2 20 (17.70%) Developer
3 18 (15.93%) Software Engineer
4 12 (10.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (7.96%) Test Leader
5 9 (7.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 9 (7.96%) Quality Engineer
6 8 (7.08%) Analyst
6 8 (7.08%) Test Analyst
7 7 (6.19%) Automation Tester
7 7 (6.19%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.19%) Tester
8 6 (5.31%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Automation Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Lead Tester
11 3 (2.65%) Testing Manager
11 3 (2.65%) Head of Testing
11 3 (2.65%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (46.90%) Web Services
2 36 (31.86%) HTML
3 23 (20.35%) XML
4 22 (19.47%) .NET
5 20 (17.70%) CSS
6 17 (15.04%) J2EE
7 12 (10.62%) SOAP
7 12 (10.62%) Spring
7 12 (10.62%) RESTful
8 11 (9.73%) Hibernate
8 11 (9.73%) Servlets
9 8 (7.08%) HTML5
10 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (6.19%) .NET Framework
10 7 (6.19%) WCF
10 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET
11 6 (5.31%) Gherkin
12 5 (4.42%) JPA
13 3 (2.65%) REST
13 3 (2.65%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (26.55%) Computer Science
2 12 (10.62%) Data Structures
3 11 (9.73%) Visualisation
4 10 (8.85%) Open Source
5 7 (6.19%) Algorithms
6 6 (5.31%) Mainframe
6 6 (5.31%) User Experience
7 5 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.54%) VSAM
8 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.54%) Social Media
9 3 (2.65%) Learning Management System
9 3 (2.65%) E-Learning
10 2 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.47%) Windows
2 19 (16.81%) UNIX
3 16 (14.16%) Linux
4 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.77%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.77%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (77.88%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (41.59%) TDD
3 37 (32.74%) Unit Testing
4 36 (31.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 29 (25.66%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (25.66%) Manual Testing
6 26 (23.01%) Waterfall
7 25 (22.12%) BDD
8 24 (21.24%) RAD
9 22 (19.47%) Software Engineering
10 21 (18.58%) Integration Testing
10 21 (18.58%) Compatibility Testing
11 18 (15.93%) Regression Testing
12 17 (15.04%) Test Automation
12 17 (15.04%) Performance Testing
13 15 (13.27%) User Stories
14 14 (12.39%) Configuration Management
14 14 (12.39%) Content Management
14 14 (12.39%) DevOps
15 12 (10.62%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (61.95%) Java
2 44 (38.94%) SQL
3 26 (23.01%) C#
4 16 (14.16%) PL/SQL
5 15 (13.27%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.62%) COBOL
7 8 (7.08%) XPath
8 6 (5.31%) VBScript
8 6 (5.31%) VB
9 1 (0.88%) Python
9 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (27.43%) Degree
2 18 (15.93%) ISEB
3 17 (15.04%) ISTQB
4 14 (12.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (6.19%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (35.40%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.62%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (18.58%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (25.66%) Oracle
2 21 (18.58%) HP
3 9 (7.96%) Pega
4 6 (5.31%) VMware
5 3 (2.65%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.77%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.88%) Informatica