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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 100 77 94
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.45% 2.13% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 2.67% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Test Automation
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
880 898 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 79.42% 79.82% 77.75%
Number of salaries quoted 763 796 845
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 27 February 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 -10 2 £30,750 -31.66%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (48.15%) JIRA
3 13 (48.15%) Selenium
4 11 (40.74%) Workflow
4 11 (40.74%) Workflow Management
4 11 (40.74%) HP
4 11 (40.74%) Test Management
4 11 (40.74%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (40.74%) Functional Testing
4 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
6 7 (25.93%) WebDriver
6 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
7 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
7 6 (22.22%) C#
8 5 (18.52%) JUnit
8 5 (18.52%) Web Services
8 5 (18.52%) Linux
8 5 (18.52%) ISEB
8 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
8 5 (18.52%) WPF
8 5 (18.52%) Scrum
8 5 (18.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (18.52%) Open Source
8 5 (18.52%) WatiN
9 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
9 4 (14.81%) BDD
9 4 (14.81%) Calabash

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Wireless
2 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (48.15%) JIRA
2 13 (48.15%) Selenium
3 7 (25.93%) WebDriver
4 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 5 (18.52%) WatiN
5 5 (18.52%) JUnit
6 4 (14.81%) NUnit
6 4 (14.81%) LoadRunner
6 4 (14.81%) Rational Robot
6 4 (14.81%) JMeter
6 4 (14.81%) WebLOAD
6 4 (14.81%) Calabash
6 4 (14.81%) LoadUI
6 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
6 4 (14.81%) Appium
7 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.70%) MSTest
8 1 (3.70%) Firebug
8 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.41%) Front Office
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Test Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
1 5 (18.52%) WPF
1 5 (18.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) Ajax
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Open Source
3 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Workflow
1 11 (40.74%) Workflow Management
1 11 (40.74%) Test Management
1 11 (40.74%) Functional Testing
2 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) BDD
6 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) C++
3 4 (14.81%) Perl
3 4 (14.81%) PHP
3 4 (14.81%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) Tcl
3 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
3 4 (14.81%) C
4 3 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ISEB
2 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) CSQA
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft