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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South East / West Sussex
Rank 57 100 98
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 43 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.99% 0.18% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 0.20% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 40 2 6
Median salary £41,250 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
946 995 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 87.76% 90.05% 83.68%
Number of salaries quoted 833 916 793
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £66,758
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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Worthing - 13 £37,500 - 1
Haywards Heath - 11 £52,500 - 1
Crawley +15 10 £40,000 +14.28%
Gatwick - 2 £42,500 - 1
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (41.67%) Selenium
2 25 (41.67%) SQL
3 23 (38.33%) Visual Studio
4 22 (36.67%) Software Testing
4 22 (36.67%) REST
5 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 20 (33.33%) HP
7 18 (30.00%) C#
7 18 (30.00%) TDD
7 18 (30.00%) Software Engineering
8 16 (26.67%) User Stories
8 16 (26.67%) Test Scripting
9 15 (25.00%) HP UFT
10 14 (23.33%) JMeter
10 14 (23.33%) WebDriver
10 14 (23.33%) QA
11 13 (21.67%) Scrum
11 13 (21.67%) .NET
12 12 (20.00%) Java
12 12 (20.00%) ISTQB
12 12 (20.00%) Web Development
13 11 (18.33%) TeamCity
13 11 (18.33%) Domain-Driven Design
13 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (18.33%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (18.33%) SpecFlow
13 11 (18.33%) HTTP
13 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
13 11 (18.33%) CSS

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 9 (15.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.00%) MS Office
2 9 (15.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) HTTP
2 7 (11.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (41.67%) Selenium
2 23 (38.33%) Visual Studio
3 15 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 14 (23.33%) JMeter
4 14 (23.33%) WebDriver
5 11 (18.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (18.33%) SpecFlow
5 11 (18.33%) TeamCity
6 9 (15.00%) JIRA
7 8 (13.33%) SoapUI
8 4 (6.67%) LoadRunner
8 4 (6.67%) NUnit
9 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
9 3 (5.00%) JUnit
10 1 (1.67%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (3.33%) Games
1 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.67%) Advertising
2 1 (1.67%) Automotive
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Test Engineer
2 26 (43.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 20 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
4 12 (20.00%) Analyst
4 12 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 10 (16.67%) Automation Team Leader
5 10 (16.67%) Team Leader
6 9 (15.00%) Test Leader
6 9 (15.00%) Test Team Leader
7 8 (13.33%) Tester
8 7 (11.67%) Software Test Engineer
9 6 (10.00%) Software Tester
10 5 (8.33%) Automation Tester
10 5 (8.33%) Java Automation Tester
10 5 (8.33%) Java Engineer
11 4 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (6.67%) QA Engineer
11 4 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 4 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
12 3 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) REST
2 13 (21.67%) .NET
3 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
3 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (18.33%) CSS
3 11 (18.33%) DOM
3 11 (18.33%) HTML
3 11 (18.33%) SOAP
3 11 (18.33%) XML
4 8 (13.33%) Web Services
5 5 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 5 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Social Network
2 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) VMS
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.67%) Software Testing
3 18 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 18 (30.00%) TDD
4 16 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 16 (26.67%) User Stories
5 13 (21.67%) Scrum
6 12 (20.00%) Web Development
7 11 (18.33%) Code Coverage
7 11 (18.33%) Domain-Driven Design
8 10 (16.67%) Automation Testing
8 10 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 10 (16.67%) Test Management
9 9 (15.00%) BDD
9 9 (15.00%) Unit Testing
10 7 (11.67%) Automated Testing
10 7 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (10.00%) Kanban
12 5 (8.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) SQL
2 18 (30.00%) C#
3 12 (20.00%) Java
4 10 (16.67%) Python
5 5 (8.33%) Groovy
5 5 (8.33%) Scala
6 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.33%) C++
8 1 (1.67%) PHP
8 1 (1.67%) VB
8 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (18.33%) ISEB
3 10 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.00%) Degree
5 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (33.33%) HP
3 5 (8.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.67%) Informatica
West Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50K DOE
Posted: 5 days ago