The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation 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 Test Automation over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 90 105 95
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 19 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.36% 0.69% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 0.90% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 9
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1075 1105 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 76.95% 76.52% 83.67%
Number of salaries quoted 944 911 991
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 Test Automation within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +14 4 £45,000 +13.92%
Gatwick -9 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Horsham - 1 £42,500 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 20 (54.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 19 (51.35%) HP
2 19 (51.35%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (48.65%) ISTQB
3 18 (48.65%) ISEB
4 17 (45.95%) VBScript
5 15 (40.54%) VB
6 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (37.84%) Test Scripting
7 10 (27.03%) Scrum
8 6 (16.22%) SQL
9 5 (13.51%) Workflow
9 5 (13.51%) Test Management
9 5 (13.51%) JIRA
9 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
10 4 (10.81%) ATDD
10 4 (10.81%) QA
10 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
10 4 (10.81%) BDD
10 4 (10.81%) TDD
11 3 (8.11%) Workflow Management
12 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
12 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
12 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
12 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing
12 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
13 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
13 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
13 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (54.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (13.51%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
1 15 (40.54%) Test Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Lead Test Analyst
3 11 (29.73%) Test Engineer
4 10 (27.03%) Automation Engineer
4 10 (27.03%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.70%) SOAP
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (37.84%) Test Scripting
2 10 (27.03%) Scrum
3 5 (13.51%) Workflow
3 5 (13.51%) Test Management
3 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
4 4 (10.81%) ATDD
4 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
4 4 (10.81%) BDD
4 4 (10.81%) TDD
5 3 (8.11%) Workflow Management
6 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Web Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) VBScript
2 15 (40.54%) VB
3 6 (16.22%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) ISTQB
1 18 (48.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (51.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) HP
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft