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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 96 101 98
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 18 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.34% 0.44% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 0.50% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 11
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
1184 1008 1125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 88.16% 88.42% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 875 1000
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -11 10 £35,000 -
Haywards Heath - 2 £44,000 -
Burgess Hill -14 1 £42,500 -29.16%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) Selenium
3 16 (61.54%) QA
4 13 (50.00%) C#
4 13 (50.00%) SQL
5 12 (46.15%) HTML
5 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 10 (38.46%) Java
6 10 (38.46%) SoapUI
7 9 (34.62%) Social Network
7 9 (34.62%) Web Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Finance
9 6 (23.08%) User Stories
10 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
11 4 (15.38%) .NET
11 4 (15.38%) XML
12 3 (11.54%) Refactoring
12 3 (11.54%) Python
12 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
12 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
13 2 (7.69%) Degree
13 2 (7.69%) NUnit
13 2 (7.69%) Law
13 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
13 2 (7.69%) DB2
13 2 (7.69%) JUnit
13 2 (7.69%) Oracle
13 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
13 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
13 2 (7.69%) Algorithms

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 (3.85%) CICS
1 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) DB2
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) Selenium
2 10 (38.46%) SoapUI
3 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
4 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.69%) JUnit
4 2 (7.69%) NUnit
5 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) JMeter
5 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Tester
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Java Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Test Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Automation Tester
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) HTML Developer
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior SQL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior VB.NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) XML Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.85%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Social Network
2 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) DataPower
3 1 (3.85%) Social Media
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Web Testing
3 6 (23.08%) User Stories
4 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
4 3 (11.54%) Refactoring
5 2 (7.69%) Test Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.85%) API Testing
6 1 (3.85%) BPMN
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.85%) Defect Management
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Kanban
6 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.85%) QA Automation
6 1 (3.85%) SOA
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) C#
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 10 (38.46%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) COBOL
5 1 (3.85%) JCL
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (61.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Control-M
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.85%) BMC
2 1 (3.85%) Compuware
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) Pega