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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 83 83 95
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 29 24 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.38% 2.04% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 2.27% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 18
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £61,750 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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
1071 1055 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 88.08% 89.79% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 998 933 1014
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the West Sussex region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 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
Burgess Hill -13 6 £35,000 -44.00%
East Grinstead - 3 £40,000 -
Crawley -8 2 £63,750 +96.15%
Worthing 0 1 - -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 45 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (48.15%) RAD
2 26 (48.15%) Regression Testing
3 24 (44.44%) TDD
4 22 (40.74%) QA
4 22 (40.74%) Manual Testing
4 22 (40.74%) SDLC
5 21 (38.89%) Functional Testing
5 21 (38.89%) Unit Testing
5 21 (38.89%) Integration Testing
6 20 (37.04%) Mainframe
6 20 (37.04%) HP
7 19 (35.19%) COBOL
7 19 (35.19%) JCL
8 18 (33.33%) CICS
9 17 (31.48%) DB2
9 17 (31.48%) Degree
10 16 (29.63%) VSAM
10 16 (29.63%) Web Services
10 16 (29.63%) User Stories
10 16 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (27.78%) Waterfall
11 15 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
11 15 (27.78%) Java
11 15 (27.78%) Computer Science
12 14 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
13 13 (24.07%) REXX
14 12 (22.22%) SQL
14 12 (22.22%) C#
14 12 (22.22%) VisionPLUS

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 18 (33.33%) CICS
2 6 (11.11%) ColdFusion
2 6 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (22.22%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) DB2
2 11 (20.37%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Selenium
2 6 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.70%) JIRA
4 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.70%) NUnit
4 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.85%) JMeter
5 1 (1.85%) JUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Selenium IDE
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Tester
2 17 (31.48%) QA Engineer
3 13 (24.07%) QA Tester
4 12 (22.22%) Developer
5 11 (20.37%) Test Engineer
6 10 (18.52%) Agile Tester
7 9 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
7 9 (16.67%) Software Engineer
8 7 (12.96%) Analyst
8 7 (12.96%) Test Analyst
9 6 (11.11%) QA Analyst
9 6 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
9 6 (11.11%) Web Analyst
9 6 (11.11%) Web Engineer
9 6 (11.11%) Web Test Analyst
9 6 (11.11%) Web Tester
10 5 (9.26%) Mainframe Software Engineer
11 4 (7.41%) CICS Engineer
11 4 (7.41%) Mainframe Developer
11 4 (7.41%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) Web Services
2 7 (12.96%) HTML
3 5 (9.26%) .NET
3 5 (9.26%) XML
4 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
4 4 (7.41%) CSS
4 4 (7.41%) HTML5
5 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.70%) ISPF
6 2 (3.70%) jQuery
6 2 (3.70%) RESTful
6 2 (3.70%) WCF
6 2 (3.70%) XSL
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.04%) Mainframe
2 16 (29.63%) VSAM
3 15 (27.78%) Computer Science
4 5 (9.26%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.56%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (3.70%) Social Media
7 1 (1.85%) DataPower
7 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) zOS
2 1 (1.85%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (48.15%) RAD
2 26 (48.15%) Regression Testing
3 24 (44.44%) TDD
4 22 (40.74%) Manual Testing
4 22 (40.74%) SDLC
5 21 (38.89%) Functional Testing
5 21 (38.89%) Integration Testing
5 21 (38.89%) Unit Testing
6 16 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (29.63%) User Stories
7 15 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
7 15 (27.78%) Waterfall
8 12 (22.22%) Performance Testing
9 11 (20.37%) Compatibility Testing
9 11 (20.37%) Software Engineering
10 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (14.81%) Software Testing
12 7 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (11.11%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) COBOL
1 19 (35.19%) JCL
2 15 (27.78%) Java
3 13 (24.07%) REXX
4 12 (22.22%) C#
4 12 (22.22%) SQL
5 11 (20.37%) CLIST
6 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 6 (11.11%) PHP
8 2 (3.70%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.70%) PL/1
9 1 (1.85%) C++
9 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (31.48%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) ISEB
2 6 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (40.74%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) HP
2 11 (20.37%) TSYS
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle
4 4 (7.41%) Pega
4 4 (7.41%) SAP
5 3 (5.56%) IBM
5 3 (5.56%) Informatica
6 1 (1.85%) BMC
6 1 (1.85%) Compuware
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft