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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 80 77 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 17 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.56% 1.74% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.08% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 33
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
824 913 1310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 75.80% 83.53% 84.79%
Number of salaries quoted 727 819 1172
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 December 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 +8 13 £40,000 -3.32% 1
Gatwick +2 1 £29,000 -29.69%
Worthing -5 1 £37,500 -10.71%
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 35 (89.74%) SQL
2 23 (58.97%) JIRA
3 21 (53.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (46.15%) HP
4 18 (46.15%) Workflow Management
4 18 (46.15%) Workflow
4 18 (46.15%) Test Management
4 18 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (46.15%) Functional Testing
4 18 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (35.90%) Selenium
6 14 (35.90%) Waterfall
7 10 (25.64%) SoapUI
7 10 (25.64%) Software Testing
7 10 (25.64%) C#
8 9 (23.08%) Web Services
8 9 (23.08%) WPF
8 9 (23.08%) Scrum
9 8 (20.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (20.51%) Open Source
9 8 (20.51%) WatiN
10 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
10 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
11 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
12 5 (12.82%) Integration Testing
12 5 (12.82%) WebDriver
12 5 (12.82%) Front Office
13 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (58.97%) JIRA
2 21 (53.85%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (35.90%) Selenium
4 10 (25.64%) SoapUI
5 8 (20.51%) WatiN
6 5 (12.82%) WebDriver
7 4 (10.26%) JUnit
8 3 (7.69%) NUnit
8 3 (7.69%) LoadRunner
8 3 (7.69%) Rational Robot
8 3 (7.69%) JMeter
8 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
8 3 (7.69%) WebLOAD
8 3 (7.69%) Calabash
8 3 (7.69%) LoadUI
8 3 (7.69%) Appium
9 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.56%) MSTest
10 1 (2.56%) Firebug
10 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (12.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Web Services
1 9 (23.08%) WPF
2 8 (20.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (5.13%) WinForms
4 1 (2.56%) Ajax
4 1 (2.56%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) .NET
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.51%) Open Source
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Workflow
1 18 (46.15%) Workflow Management
1 18 (46.15%) Test Management
1 18 (46.15%) Functional Testing
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) Waterfall
4 10 (25.64%) Software Testing
5 9 (23.08%) Scrum
6 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
6 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
7 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Integration Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
10 3 (7.69%) TDD
10 3 (7.69%) Automation Testing
10 3 (7.69%) BDD
11 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
12 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) C++
3 3 (7.69%) Perl
3 3 (7.69%) PHP
3 3 (7.69%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) Tcl
3 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.69%) C
4 2 (5.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) ISEB
2 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) CSQA
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) HP
2 1 (2.56%) IBM
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago