The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 89 100 82
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 9 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.88% 0.64% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.78% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 5
Average salary £41,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £35,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Automation 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
860 1155 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 83.66% 81.74% 83.98%
Number of salaries quoted 712 988 586
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in East Sussex

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in East Sussex

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 August 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 +16 8 £44,000 +25.71%
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) QA
3 11 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (40.91%) TDD
5 8 (36.36%) Selenium
6 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Oracle
7 6 (27.27%) Web Services
7 6 (27.27%) HP
7 6 (27.27%) Compatibility Testing
7 6 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (22.73%) C#
9 4 (18.18%) .NET
9 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
10 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (9.09%) Subversion
11 2 (9.09%) Maven
11 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
11 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 2 (9.09%) HTML
11 2 (9.09%) SQL
11 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
11 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
11 2 (9.09%) IntelliJ
11 2 (9.09%) XML
11 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 2 (9.09%) TestNG
11 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Selenium
2 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
4 2 (9.09%) Subversion
4 2 (9.09%) Maven
4 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 2 (9.09%) IntelliJ
4 2 (9.09%) TestNG
4 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.55%) Calabash
5 1 (4.55%) eggPlant
5 1 (4.55%) Appium
5 1 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) QA Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Tester
3 6 (27.27%) Automation Tester
4 5 (22.73%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (18.18%) Developer
5 4 (18.18%) QA Tester
6 3 (13.64%) Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
7 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) TDD
3 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Compatibility Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) XPath
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (68.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft