The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 89 93 107
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 6 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.58% 0.10% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.12% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Average salary £42,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Automation 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
773 806 1123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 75.27% 81.99% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 673 737 1002
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in West Sussex

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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 - 3 £42,500 -
Automation Testing
South East

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) WinForms
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) WPF
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) NUnit
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Front Office
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
5 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
5 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Firebug
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 1 (9.09%) Gradle
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 1 (9.09%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Front Office
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Graduate
2 3 (27.27%) Junior
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Junior Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Junior C# Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Graduate Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Graduate C# Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) WinForms
1 3 (27.27%) WPF
1 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
1 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Test Management
2 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle