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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 29 37
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 53 80 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 7.46% 8.81% 7.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.07% 10.17% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 36 41 51
Median salary £41,250 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.85% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation 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 657 787 762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 92.54% 86.67% 83.74%
Number of salaries quoted 558 661 627
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 45 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (50.00%) QA
3 33 (39.29%) Selenium
4 26 (30.95%) Test Scripting
4 26 (30.95%) Cucumber
5 25 (29.76%) SQL
6 24 (28.57%) Capybara
7 21 (25.00%) TDD
8 20 (23.81%) Git (software)
9 18 (21.43%) C#
9 18 (21.43%) Java
10 17 (20.24%) Python
10 17 (20.24%) BDD
11 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (19.05%) JIRA
12 15 (17.86%) Computer Science
12 15 (17.86%) .NET
13 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (16.67%) Ruby
13 14 (16.67%) Performance Testing
14 13 (15.48%) RESTful
14 13 (15.48%) Jenkins
14 13 (15.48%) Finance
15 11 (13.10%) OO
15 11 (13.10%) PHP
15 11 (13.10%) WebDriver
16 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
16 10 (11.90%) Pair Programming
17 9 (10.71%) JMeter
17 9 (10.71%) Windows

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 2 (2.38%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (39.29%) Selenium
2 26 (30.95%) Cucumber
3 24 (28.57%) Capybara
4 20 (23.81%) Git (software)
5 16 (19.05%) JIRA
6 13 (15.48%) Jenkins
7 11 (13.10%) WebDriver
8 9 (10.71%) JMeter
8 9 (10.71%) Visual Studio
9 8 (9.52%) JUnit
10 4 (4.76%) Bugzilla
11 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (15.48%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
2 5 (5.95%) Games
2 5 (5.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (35.71%) Analyst
1 30 (35.71%) Test Analyst
2 21 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 20 (23.81%) QA Analyst
3 20 (23.81%) QA Engineer
3 20 (23.81%) QA Test Analyst
4 17 (20.24%) Developer
5 15 (17.86%) QA Test Engineer
6 13 (15.48%) Automation Tester
6 13 (15.48%) Tester
7 10 (11.90%) .NET Developer
8 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (10.71%) C# Developer
8 9 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Agile Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.86%) .NET
2 13 (15.48%) RESTful
3 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (10.71%) CSS
3 9 (10.71%) HTML
3 9 (10.71%) WCF
3 9 (10.71%) XSLT
4 7 (8.33%) HTML5
5 6 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 6 (7.14%) React
6 5 (5.95%) jQuery
6 5 (5.95%) Node.js
6 5 (5.95%) Sass
7 3 (3.57%) Ajax
7 3 (3.57%) JSON
8 2 (2.38%) Guice
8 2 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.38%) Spring
8 2 (2.38%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (8.33%) User Experience
5 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.71%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Linux
2 4 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (1.19%) Android
3 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.95%) Test Scripting
3 21 (25.00%) TDD
4 17 (20.24%) BDD
5 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 11 (13.10%) OO
8 10 (11.90%) Pair Programming
8 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
9 9 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
9 9 (10.71%) Functional Testing
9 9 (10.71%) Integration Testing
9 9 (10.71%) OOD
9 9 (10.71%) SOLID
10 8 (9.52%) Defect Tracking
10 8 (9.52%) Scrum
10 8 (9.52%) SDET
10 8 (9.52%) SDLC
10 8 (9.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.76%) SQL
2 18 (21.43%) C#
2 18 (21.43%) Java
3 17 (20.24%) Python
4 14 (16.67%) Ruby
5 11 (13.10%) PHP
6 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.38%) Scala
8 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) ISEB
1 8 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.38%) Google
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