The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 87 95 105
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.70% 1.75% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 2.03% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 5
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Test Automation
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
867 1033 1003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 86.27% 85.87% 86.24%
Number of salaries quoted 766 877 827
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 East Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the East Sussex 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 East Sussex

Test Automation
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in East Sussex

Test Automation
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +2 2 £37,500 -14.77%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Selenium
3 7 (58.33%) WebDriver
4 6 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (50.00%) User Stories
4 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) Ruby
5 5 (41.67%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (41.67%) QA
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) VisionPLUS
7 3 (25.00%) COBOL
7 3 (25.00%) DB2
7 3 (25.00%) OO
7 3 (25.00%) RAD
7 3 (25.00%) OOD
7 3 (25.00%) CICS
7 3 (25.00%) REXX
7 3 (25.00%) JCL
7 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
7 3 (25.00%) CLIST
7 3 (25.00%) QA Automation

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 3 (25.00%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Testing Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
5 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) JSON
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (25.00%) VSAM
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (50.00%) User Stories
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) OOD
4 3 (25.00%) QA Automation
4 3 (25.00%) RAD
4 3 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Build Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
1 5 (41.67%) Ruby
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) CLIST
3 3 (25.00%) COBOL
3 3 (25.00%) JCL
3 3 (25.00%) REXX
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) TSYS
2 2 (16.67%) CA
2 2 (16.67%) Rally