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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 80 82 91
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 25 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.26% 1.66% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.07% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 6
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
972 870 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 87.88% 80.26% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 896 744 798
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram 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 11 February 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
(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
Crawley +1 10 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Burgess Hill - 3 £52,500 -
East Grinstead -12 2 £37,500 -8.53%
Chichester - 2 £34,250 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £32,500 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 70 (63.06%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (59.46%) Manual Testing
3 61 (54.95%) Java
4 51 (45.95%) QA
5 50 (45.05%) SQL
6 46 (41.44%) Selenium
7 44 (39.64%) Regression Testing
8 42 (37.84%) Functional Testing
9 34 (30.63%) SDLC
10 33 (29.73%) SQL Server
11 29 (26.13%) Finance
11 29 (26.13%) Web Services
12 28 (25.23%) HTML
12 28 (25.23%) HP
13 27 (24.32%) MS Excel
13 27 (24.32%) TDD
14 26 (23.42%) HP Quality Center
14 26 (23.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 25 (22.52%) RAD
15 25 (22.52%) PHP
16 24 (21.62%) Oracle
17 23 (20.72%) Software Testing
17 23 (20.72%) Unit Testing
17 23 (20.72%) Integration Testing
18 21 (18.92%) Waterfall
18 21 (18.92%) User Stories
18 21 (18.92%) Web Development
18 21 (18.92%) ColdFusion
19 20 (18.02%) System Integration Testing
20 19 (17.12%) Performance Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 21 (18.92%) ColdFusion
2 13 (11.71%) IIS
3 7 (6.31%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.60%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.80%) CICS
5 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.90%) JBoss
Applications
1 27 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.60%) DB2
6 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (41.44%) Selenium
2 19 (17.12%) Eclipse
3 16 (14.41%) JUnit
4 14 (12.61%) Jenkins
5 12 (10.81%) Gradle
5 12 (10.81%) WebDriver
6 11 (9.91%) Git (software)
7 10 (9.01%) Firebug
8 7 (6.31%) Maven
8 7 (6.31%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.70%) JIRA
11 3 (2.70%) Subversion
11 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.70%) TestComplete
12 2 (1.80%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.80%) Hudson
12 2 (1.80%) jMock
12 2 (1.80%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (26.13%) Finance
2 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
2 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (41.44%) Tester
2 41 (36.94%) QA Engineer
3 32 (28.83%) Analyst
3 32 (28.83%) Test Analyst
4 31 (27.93%) Web Tester
5 25 (22.52%) QA Tester
6 20 (18.02%) QA Analyst
6 20 (18.02%) QA Test Analyst
7 15 (13.51%) QA Test Engineer
7 15 (13.51%) Test Engineer
7 15 (13.51%) Web Analyst
7 15 (13.51%) Web Engineer
7 15 (13.51%) Web Test Analyst
8 14 (12.61%) Software Engineer
9 12 (10.81%) Developer
10 11 (9.91%) Selenium Tester
11 10 (9.01%) Automated Tester
11 10 (9.01%) E-Commerce Tester
11 10 (9.01%) Java Engineer
11 10 (9.01%) Regression Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (26.13%) Web Services
2 28 (25.23%) HTML
3 16 (14.41%) CSS
4 15 (13.51%) .NET
5 14 (12.61%) Ajax
6 13 (11.71%) XML
7 12 (10.81%) HTML5
8 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET
9 7 (6.31%) jQuery
9 7 (6.31%) Spring
10 5 (4.50%) Hibernate
10 5 (4.50%) Java EE
10 5 (4.50%) REST
11 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.60%) WCF
12 3 (2.70%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (2.70%) J2EE
12 3 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
12 3 (2.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.12%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.01%) Data Structures
4 9 (8.11%) User Experience
5 8 (7.21%) Mobile App
5 8 (7.21%) Visualisation
6 7 (6.31%) Mainframe
7 6 (5.41%) Driving Licence
8 5 (4.50%) Social Media
9 4 (3.60%) Algorithms
10 3 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.80%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.80%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.61%) Unix
2 12 (10.81%) Windows
3 6 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.50%) Android
4 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (63.06%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (59.46%) Manual Testing
3 44 (39.64%) Regression Testing
4 42 (37.84%) Functional Testing
5 34 (30.63%) SDLC
6 27 (24.32%) TDD
7 26 (23.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 25 (22.52%) RAD
9 23 (20.72%) Integration Testing
9 23 (20.72%) Software Testing
9 23 (20.72%) Unit Testing
10 21 (18.92%) User Stories
10 21 (18.92%) Waterfall
10 21 (18.92%) Web Development
11 20 (18.02%) System Integration Testing
12 19 (17.12%) Compatibility Testing
12 19 (17.12%) Performance Testing
13 15 (13.51%) Test Scripting
14 14 (12.61%) Software Engineering
15 10 (9.01%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 61 (54.95%) Java
2 50 (45.05%) SQL
3 25 (22.52%) PHP
4 18 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 16 (14.41%) C#
6 11 (9.91%) COBOL
7 8 (7.21%) PL/SQL
8 6 (5.41%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.50%) C++
10 3 (2.70%) VB
10 3 (2.70%) VBA
11 2 (1.80%) CLIST
11 2 (1.80%) JCL
11 2 (1.80%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.80%) REXX
12 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (16.22%) Degree
2 16 (14.41%) ISEB
2 16 (14.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.90%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (45.95%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 26 (23.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (25.23%) HP
2 24 (21.62%) Oracle
3 7 (6.31%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.50%) Pega
5 4 (3.60%) IBM
5 4 (3.60%) Rally
6 3 (2.70%) Informatica
7 2 (1.80%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.80%) SAP
7 2 (1.80%) TSYS
8 1 (0.90%) Fundtech
Hassocks, West Sussex
Friday Media Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago