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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank - - 87
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex - - 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1084 1011 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 84.42% 83.55% 76.72%
Number of salaries quoted 943 888 748
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (88.89%) QA
1 8 (88.89%) Test Scripting
1 8 (88.89%) Manual Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Test Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Test Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) QA Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Test Scripting
1 8 (88.89%) Manual Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft