The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 85 84 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 10 8 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.92% 0.75% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.90% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 36
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £42,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Automated 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 West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
842 884 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 77.11% 82.77% 86.17%
Number of salaries quoted 741 792 1261
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in West Sussex

Automated Testing
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
(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
Gatwick - 6 £45,000 -
Crawley -10 2 £40,000 -5.88%
East Grinstead - 2 £41,000 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing.

1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Software Testing
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) Selenium
3 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (28.00%) Front Office
4 7 (28.00%) XML
4 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Manual Testing
4 7 (28.00%) JIRA
5 6 (24.00%) Degree
5 6 (24.00%) SoapUI
6 5 (20.00%) User Experience
6 5 (20.00%) CSS
6 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.00%) PHP
7 4 (16.00%) Java
7 4 (16.00%) .NET
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.00%) IIS
7 4 (16.00%) OO
7 4 (16.00%) XHTML
7 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (16.00%) Publishing
7 4 (16.00%) W3C
7 4 (16.00%) Subversion
7 4 (16.00%) QA
7 4 (16.00%) Velocity
7 4 (16.00%) FreeMarker

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Selenium
2 7 (28.00%) JIRA
3 6 (24.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (16.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.00%) JSUnit
5 1 (4.00%) WatiN
5 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.00%) Redmine
General
1 7 (28.00%) Front Office
2 4 (16.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Tester
2 7 (28.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 4 (16.00%) UI Programmer
4 4 (16.00%) UI Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) QA Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) QA Tester
5 3 (12.00%) QA Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Web Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Web Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Automated Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) XML
2 5 (20.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) CSS
3 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.00%) XHTML
3 4 (16.00%) FreeMarker
3 4 (16.00%) jQuery
3 4 (16.00%) HTML5
3 4 (16.00%) Velocity
3 4 (16.00%) CSS3
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) WinForms
5 2 (8.00%) WPF
6 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.00%) W3C
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Social Media
3 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Release Management
5 4 (16.00%) OO
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.00%) Web Development
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) ETL
7 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
8 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.00%) User Stories
8 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) PHP
3 4 (16.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
1 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Informatica