The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South East / West Sussex
Rank 64 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 33 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.13% - 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% - 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 31 0 12
Median salary £47,000 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

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
924 963 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 87.50% 88.11% 79.76%
Number of salaries quoted 789 885 696
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the West Sussex region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Test Automation
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in West Sussex

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Test Automation
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 Test Automation within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
Worthing - 14 £37,500 - 1
Crawley - 8 £47,000 -
Haywards Heath - 7 £52,500 - 1
Burgess Hill - 2 £45,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
4 16 (41.03%) HP
4 16 (41.03%) Selenium
5 15 (38.46%) Visual Studio
6 14 (35.90%) Software Engineering
6 14 (35.90%) REST
7 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 12 (30.77%) ISTQB
8 12 (30.77%) User Stories
9 11 (28.21%) TDD
9 11 (28.21%) C#
9 11 (28.21%) ISEB
10 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
10 10 (25.64%) JMeter
10 10 (25.64%) Scrum
10 10 (25.64%) Test Management
10 10 (25.64%) WebDriver
10 10 (25.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
11 9 (23.08%) MS Office
11 9 (23.08%) MS Visio
11 9 (23.08%) .NET
12 8 (20.51%) Java
12 8 (20.51%) QA
12 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
13 7 (17.95%) TeamCity
13 7 (17.95%) Domain-Driven Design
13 7 (17.95%) SpecFlow

Test Automation
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 6 (15.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (23.08%) MS Office
2 9 (23.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Selenium
2 15 (38.46%) Visual Studio
3 10 (25.64%) JMeter
3 10 (25.64%) WebDriver
4 7 (17.95%) HP UFT
4 7 (17.95%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (17.95%) SpecFlow
4 7 (17.95%) TeamCity
5 6 (15.38%) JIRA
6 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
7 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 3 (7.69%) JUnit
7 3 (7.69%) NUnit
8 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (5.13%) Games
1 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Automation Test Lead
1 16 (41.03%) Test Engineer
2 14 (35.90%) Test Automation Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Automation Team Leader
3 10 (25.64%) Team Leader
4 9 (23.08%) Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Test Leader
4 9 (23.08%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) REST
2 9 (23.08%) .NET
3 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (17.95%) CSS
3 7 (17.95%) DOM
3 7 (17.95%) HTML
3 7 (17.95%) SOAP
3 7 (17.95%) XML
4 5 (12.82%) Gherkin
4 5 (12.82%) RESTful
4 5 (12.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) VMS
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) Software Engineering
3 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 12 (30.77%) User Stories
5 11 (28.21%) TDD
6 10 (25.64%) Scrum
6 10 (25.64%) Test Management
7 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
8 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
9 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
9 7 (17.95%) Code Coverage
9 7 (17.95%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (17.95%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (17.95%) Performance Testing
9 7 (17.95%) Web Development
10 6 (15.38%) Automation Testing
10 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (15.38%) Kanban
11 5 (12.82%) Security Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) C#
3 8 (20.51%) Java
4 5 (12.82%) Groovy
4 5 (12.82%) Scala
5 3 (7.69%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) VB
7 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 11 (28.21%) ISEB
3 10 (25.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 16 (41.03%) HP
3 5 (12.82%) Atlassian
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago