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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 98 114 75
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -39
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.29% 0.28% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.34% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 11
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
866 1162 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 83.35% 81.83% 84.27%
Number of salaries quoted 715 988 594
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 4 September 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 +14 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (70.00%) HP UFT
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) ISEB
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) Maven
4 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (50.00%) TestNG
5 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (50.00%) Subversion
5 5 (50.00%) XML
5 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
5 5 (50.00%) IntelliJ
5 5 (50.00%) HTML
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) Firebug
6 4 (40.00%) Test Management
7 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (30.00%) XPath
8 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) HP UFT
3 6 (60.00%) Maven
3 6 (60.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (50.00%) TestNG
4 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (50.00%) Subversion
4 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 5 (50.00%) IntelliJ
5 4 (40.00%) Firebug
6 1 (10.00%) JIRA
6 1 (10.00%) WinRunner
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (40.00%) Test Management
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) RDF
6 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle