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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 86 94 110
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.58% 1.19% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.38% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 3
Median salary £37,500 £44,000 £44,908
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% -2.02%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
882 1014 1075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 85.05% 86.08% 85.11%
Number of salaries quoted 766 852 905
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 24 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 24 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 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) User Stories
3 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
3 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 6 (54.55%) QA
3 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (36.36%) QA Automation
6 3 (27.27%) Rally
6 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
6 3 (27.27%) CLIST
6 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
6 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
6 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 3 (27.27%) TSYS
6 3 (27.27%) CICS
6 3 (27.27%) REXX
6 3 (27.27%) JCL
6 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
6 3 (27.27%) COBOL
6 3 (27.27%) DB2

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 (27.27%) CICS
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
3 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) Ant
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) Gradle
4 1 (9.09%) Hudson
4 1 (9.09%) JMeter
4 1 (9.09%) jMock
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) QA Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Testing Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) Java EE
3 1 (9.09%) JMS
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
2 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
2 3 (27.27%) VSAM
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) User Stories
3 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (36.36%) QA Automation
6 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) OOD
6 3 (27.27%) RAD
6 3 (27.27%) Refactoring
6 3 (27.27%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
7 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Test Management
7 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) CLIST
2 3 (27.27%) COBOL
2 3 (27.27%) JCL
2 3 (27.27%) REXX
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Groovy
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Rally
1 3 (27.27%) TSYS
2 2 (18.18%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian