Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 21 46
Rank change year-on-year -8 +25 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 134 141 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 7.50% 8.56% 6.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.16% 9.55% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 113 99 71
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.79% +8.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,050 £58,750
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -13.79% +8.75%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Brighton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1643 1477 1548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 91.99% 89.68% 84.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1461 1286 1286
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £44,585 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.93% +4.91% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,625
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £62,500
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Brighton

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Brighton

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Brighton over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Brighton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 93 (69.40%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (44.78%) C#
3 59 (44.03%) SQL
3 59 (44.03%) QA
4 55 (41.04%) .NET
5 52 (38.81%) Git (software)
6 51 (38.06%) TDD
7 49 (36.57%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (32.84%) Cucumber
9 43 (32.09%) Analytical Skills
10 41 (30.60%) Selenium
11 38 (28.36%) Integration Testing
11 38 (28.36%) ASP.NET
11 38 (28.36%) OO
12 37 (27.61%) XSLT
12 37 (27.61%) Visual Studio
12 37 (27.61%) OOD
12 37 (27.61%) WCF
12 37 (27.61%) Computer Science
12 37 (27.61%) Continuous Deployment
13 36 (26.87%) SOLID
14 35 (26.12%) ASP.NET Web API
14 35 (26.12%) Test Scripting
14 35 (26.12%) Pair Programming
15 34 (25.37%) Customer Requirements
16 30 (22.39%) Capybara
17 28 (20.90%) JIRA
18 25 (18.66%) Scrum
18 25 (18.66%) BDD
19 23 (17.16%) Python

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.73%) CMS
1 5 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.99%) Confluence
3 1 (0.75%) Apache
3 1 (0.75%) JBoss
3 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (3.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) GitHub
2 3 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.49%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) IaaS
4 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.24%) Internet
1 3 (2.24%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.48%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.73%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (3.73%) GIS
3 5 (3.73%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.24%) MySQL
5 3 (2.24%) SQLite
6 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 52 (38.81%) Git (software)
2 44 (32.84%) Cucumber
3 41 (30.60%) Selenium
4 37 (27.61%) Visual Studio
5 30 (22.39%) Capybara
6 28 (20.90%) JIRA
7 17 (12.69%) Jenkins
8 11 (8.21%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.73%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.99%) NUnit
10 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.24%) Subversion
12 2 (1.49%) JMeter
12 2 (1.49%) JUnit
12 2 (1.49%) TestNG
13 1 (0.75%) Bugzilla
General
1 17 (12.69%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Banking
3 3 (2.24%) Games
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (38.06%) Developer
2 37 (27.61%) .NET Developer
3 32 (23.88%) C# Developer
4 31 (23.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (21.64%) ASP.NET Developer
5 29 (21.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 29 (21.64%) Test Engineer
6 23 (17.16%) Analyst
6 23 (17.16%) Test Analyst
6 23 (17.16%) Tester
7 22 (16.42%) Automation Tester
8 20 (14.93%) Agile .NET Developer
8 20 (14.93%) Agile C# Developer
8 20 (14.93%) Agile Developer
8 20 (14.93%) QA Engineer
9 19 (14.18%) QA Test Engineer
10 16 (11.94%) Senior Developer
11 13 (9.70%) C# WCF Developer
11 13 (9.70%) WCF Developer
12 12 (8.96%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (41.04%) .NET
2 38 (28.36%) ASP.NET
3 37 (27.61%) WCF
3 37 (27.61%) XSLT
4 35 (26.12%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (14.93%) RESTful
6 10 (7.46%) Web Services
7 7 (5.22%) HTML
7 7 (5.22%) Node.js
8 6 (4.48%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.73%) PostGIS
9 5 (3.73%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (3.73%) REST
9 5 (3.73%) WebSockets
9 5 (3.73%) XML
10 3 (2.24%) Gherkin
10 3 (2.24%) JSON
11 2 (1.49%) React
11 2 (1.49%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 1 (0.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 43 (32.09%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (27.61%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.97%) User Experience
4 3 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.24%) Internet of Things
4 3 (2.24%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (1.49%) iPhone
5 2 (1.49%) Online Games
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.99%) Linux
2 2 (1.49%) Android
3 1 (0.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (69.40%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (38.06%) TDD
3 49 (36.57%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (28.36%) Integration Testing
4 38 (28.36%) OO
5 37 (27.61%) Continuous Deployment
5 37 (27.61%) OOD
6 36 (26.87%) SOLID
7 35 (26.12%) Pair Programming
7 35 (26.12%) Test Scripting
8 34 (25.37%) Customer Requirements
9 25 (18.66%) BDD
9 25 (18.66%) Scrum
10 15 (11.19%) Manual Testing
11 13 (9.70%) Process Improvement
12 11 (8.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (6.72%) Change Management
13 9 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (6.72%) Software Testing
14 8 (5.97%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 60 (44.78%) C#
2 59 (44.03%) SQL
3 23 (17.16%) Python
4 20 (14.93%) Java
5 15 (11.19%) JavaScript
5 15 (11.19%) Ruby
6 9 (6.72%) PHP
7 7 (5.22%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.48%) VB
9 5 (3.73%) C++
10 4 (2.99%) F#
11 3 (2.24%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.75%) VB6
12 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.96%) Degree
2 6 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (4.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (44.03%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (8.21%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.75%) Capita
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle