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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 70 76 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 22 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.93% 1.35% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 1.67% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 17
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
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
893 899 1311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 78.33% 81.06% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 774 810 1148
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 22 October 2014. 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 +15 20 £40,000 -6.43% 1
Gatwick - 2 £40,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) SQL
2 23 (71.88%) JIRA
3 18 (56.25%) Workflow Management
3 18 (56.25%) Test Management
3 18 (56.25%) HP
3 18 (56.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 18 (56.25%) Workflow
3 18 (56.25%) Functional Testing
3 18 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (53.13%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (43.75%) Waterfall
6 9 (28.13%) SoapUI
6 9 (28.13%) WPF
6 9 (28.13%) Scrum
6 9 (28.13%) Web Services
6 9 (28.13%) C#
7 8 (25.00%) WatiN
7 8 (25.00%) Open Source
7 8 (25.00%) Selenium
7 8 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
8 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
9 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Front Office
10 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
10 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
12 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 23 (71.88%) JIRA
2 18 (56.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (28.13%) SoapUI
4 8 (25.00%) WatiN
4 8 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (15.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Support Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) WPF
1 9 (28.13%) Web Services
2 8 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Workflow Management
1 18 (56.25%) Test Management
1 18 (56.25%) Workflow
1 18 (56.25%) Functional Testing
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Waterfall
3 9 (28.13%) Scrum
4 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
4 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
5 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
6 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.13%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 17 (53.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) HP
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