The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 East Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 91 81 74
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 8 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.70% 0.35% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.43% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 10
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -26.82%
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
915 698 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 79.50% 80.60% 73.07%
Number of salaries quoted 752 628 627
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automation Testing
South East

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -13 8 £32,500 +8.33%
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 18 (85.71%) Finance
2 15 (71.43%) LoadRunner
2 15 (71.43%) Project Management
2 15 (71.43%) Selenium
2 15 (71.43%) V-Model
2 15 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 13 (61.90%) ISEB
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (14.29%) Smartphone
5 3 (14.29%) QA
5 3 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) BDD
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) .NET
7 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) LoadRunner
1 15 (71.43%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Test Manager
2 3 (14.29%) QA Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Project Management
1 15 (71.43%) V-Model
1 15 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 4 (19.05%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) TDD
3 3 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA