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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 76 80 92
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 39 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.13% 2.12% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 2.38% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 35 25 17
Average salary £45,000 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £61,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1089 1092 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 87.47% 89.14% 83.05%
Number of salaries quoted 996 963 992
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,650
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
Burgess Hill -13 7 £50,000 -20.00%
Crawley -4 3 £62,500 +47.05%
East Grinstead - 3 £37,500 -
Worthing -6 2 - - 4
Gatwick - 1 £23,500 -
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 46 (70.77%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.15%) Manual Testing
3 27 (41.54%) QA
3 27 (41.54%) Regression Testing
4 26 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 25 (38.46%) SDLC
5 25 (38.46%) RAD
6 22 (33.85%) Java
6 22 (33.85%) TDD
7 21 (32.31%) Selenium
7 21 (32.31%) SQL
8 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
8 19 (29.23%) COBOL
8 19 (29.23%) Mainframe
9 18 (27.69%) HP
9 18 (27.69%) CICS
9 18 (27.69%) JCL
9 18 (27.69%) DB2
9 18 (27.69%) Unit Testing
9 18 (27.69%) Integration Testing
10 17 (26.15%) Degree
11 16 (24.62%) VSAM
11 16 (24.62%) Web Services
12 15 (23.08%) Computer Science
12 15 (23.08%) User Stories
13 14 (21.54%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (21.54%) System Integration Testing
13 14 (21.54%) HP Quality Center
13 14 (21.54%) Waterfall
13 14 (21.54%) Software Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 18 (27.69%) CICS
2 12 (18.46%) ColdFusion
3 6 (9.23%) IIS
4 2 (3.08%) Confluence
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (18.46%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.23%) SQL Server
2 18 (27.69%) DB2
3 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (32.31%) Selenium
2 7 (10.77%) Eclipse
3 6 (9.23%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.23%) WebDriver
4 5 (7.69%) JUnit
5 4 (6.15%) SoapUI
5 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.62%) Firebug
6 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.62%) Gradle
7 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.08%) JIRA
7 2 (3.08%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.08%) NUnit
7 2 (3.08%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.54%) JMeter
8 1 (1.54%) Maven
8 1 (1.54%) Selenium IDE
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (40.00%) Tester
2 22 (33.85%) QA Engineer
3 18 (27.69%) QA Tester
4 15 (23.08%) Test Engineer
5 13 (20.00%) Analyst
5 13 (20.00%) Developer
5 13 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 13 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 13 (20.00%) Web Tester
6 10 (15.38%) QA Analyst
6 10 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
6 10 (15.38%) Web Analyst
6 10 (15.38%) Web Engineer
6 10 (15.38%) Web Test Analyst
7 9 (13.85%) Software Engineer
8 8 (12.31%) Agile Tester
9 5 (7.69%) Java Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Automation Tester
10 4 (6.15%) GUI Tester
10 4 (6.15%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) Web Services
2 10 (15.38%) HTML
3 6 (9.23%) CSS
3 6 (9.23%) XML
4 5 (7.69%) .NET
4 5 (7.69%) HTML5
5 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.62%) Ajax
6 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.62%) jQuery
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (3.08%) ISPF
7 2 (3.08%) J2EE
7 2 (3.08%) Java EE
7 2 (3.08%) REST
7 2 (3.08%) RESTful
7 2 (3.08%) Spring
7 2 (3.08%) WCF
7 2 (3.08%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Mainframe
2 16 (24.62%) VSAM
3 15 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 6 (9.23%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.62%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.62%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.08%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.08%) Social Media
6 2 (3.08%) User Experience
7 1 (1.54%) DataPower
7 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) Android
1 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.08%) Linux
1 2 (3.08%) Unix
1 2 (3.08%) zOS
2 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (70.77%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.15%) Manual Testing
3 27 (41.54%) Regression Testing
4 26 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 25 (38.46%) RAD
5 25 (38.46%) SDLC
6 22 (33.85%) TDD
7 18 (27.69%) Integration Testing
7 18 (27.69%) Unit Testing
8 15 (23.08%) User Stories
9 14 (21.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (21.54%) Software Testing
9 14 (21.54%) System Integration Testing
9 14 (21.54%) Waterfall
10 12 (18.46%) Web Development
11 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
12 10 (15.38%) Compatibility Testing
12 10 (15.38%) Performance Testing
13 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (7.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) Java
2 21 (32.31%) SQL
3 19 (29.23%) COBOL
4 18 (27.69%) JCL
5 13 (20.00%) REXX
6 12 (18.46%) PHP
7 11 (16.92%) C#
7 11 (16.92%) CLIST
8 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.08%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.08%) C++
9 2 (3.08%) PL/1
10 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) Degree
2 7 (10.77%) ISEB
2 7 (10.77%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (41.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 14 (21.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.54%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) HP
2 11 (16.92%) TSYS
3 9 (13.85%) Oracle
4 4 (6.15%) Pega
4 4 (6.15%) SAP
5 3 (4.62%) Informatica
6 2 (3.08%) IBM
7 1 (1.54%) BMC
7 1 (1.54%) Compuware
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft