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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 91 104 90
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 17 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.28% 0.63% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.73% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 17
Median salary £35,000 £47,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.53% +17.50%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1171 1094 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 88.05% 86.62% 85.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 952 923
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Crawley +2 10 £35,000 -25.53%
Burgess Hill -16 1 £42,500 -29.16%
Haywards Heath - 1 £44,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) Selenium
3 16 (69.57%) QA
4 13 (56.52%) C#
4 13 (56.52%) SQL
5 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
5 12 (52.17%) HTML
6 10 (43.48%) SoapUI
7 9 (39.13%) Web Testing
7 9 (39.13%) Social Network
7 9 (39.13%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
9 4 (17.39%) .NET
9 4 (17.39%) XML
9 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
9 4 (17.39%) User Stories
10 3 (13.04%) Refactoring
10 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
11 2 (8.70%) Law
11 2 (8.70%) Python
11 2 (8.70%) Oracle
11 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
11 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
12 1 (4.35%) User Experience
12 1 (4.35%) API Testing
12 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
12 1 (4.35%) QA Automation
12 1 (4.35%) DevOps
12 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
12 1 (4.35%) Jenkins

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 1 (4.35%) CICS
1 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) DB2
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (78.26%) Selenium
2 10 (43.48%) SoapUI
3 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) NUnit
4 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Tester
2 4 (17.39%) Automation Tester
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Java Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) HTML Developer
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior SQL Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior VB.NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
3 3 (13.04%) VB.NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) XML Developer
4 2 (8.70%) QA Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Social Network
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Web Testing
3 4 (17.39%) User Stories
4 3 (13.04%) Refactoring
5 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.35%) API Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.35%) BPMN
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Kanban
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.35%) QA Automation
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C#
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.70%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) COBOL
6 1 (4.35%) JCL
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian