The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 60 76 45
Rank change year-on-year +16 -31  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 13 14 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.73% 1.66% 5.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.89% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 45
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 646 741 821
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 86.02% 88.00% 87.34%
Number of salaries quoted 604 657 721
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Brighton

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Brighton.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Brighton

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Brighton over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Brighton

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 12 (63.16%) TDD
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Performance Testing
3 10 (52.63%) Test Strategy
3 10 (52.63%) SDLC
4 9 (47.37%) Regression Testing
4 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
4 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
4 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) ISEB
5 8 (42.11%) .NET
5 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (36.84%) BDD
6 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (36.84%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
6 7 (36.84%) QA
6 7 (36.84%) Open Source
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
6 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
7 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
8 5 (26.32%) HTML
8 5 (26.32%) CSS
8 5 (26.32%) PHP
8 5 (26.32%) Marketing
8 5 (26.32%) HTML5
8 5 (26.32%) Test Automation

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Grunt
3 1 (5.26%) gulp
3 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (26.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
1 10 (52.63%) Software Analyst
1 10 (52.63%) Software Test Analyst
1 10 (52.63%) Test Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (21.05%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) QA Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) HTML5
2 5 (26.32%) jQuery
2 5 (26.32%) Node.js
2 5 (26.32%) React
2 5 (26.32%) Sass
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
1 7 (36.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) TDD
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Performance Testing
3 10 (52.63%) SDLC
3 10 (52.63%) Test Strategy
4 9 (47.37%) Regression Testing
4 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
5 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (36.84%) BDD
6 7 (36.84%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (36.84%) Open Source
6 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (26.32%) Front End Development
7 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.79%) Project Management
8 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Test Management
9 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
9 2 (10.53%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 5 (26.32%) PHP
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) ISEB
1 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
2 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft