The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 105 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.093% 0.093% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.095% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +18.46%
Automation Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Sussex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1054 1051 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.96% 97.68% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 971 899 946
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Automation Tester Salary Trend in West Sussex

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) RAD
5 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) JUnit
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Sussex region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) RAD
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle