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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 92 73
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.85% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.07% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 24
Average salary - £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
963 841 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 87.63% 79.72% 84.78%
Number of salaries quoted 892 726 786
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) CA LISA
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Rally

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Rally