Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 18 26
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 +22
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 113 164 170
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Brighton 10.85% 10.59% 9.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.07% 12.19% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 108 149 150
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,375 £70,000 £53,750
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +20.81%

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 936 1,345 1,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 89.91% 86.83% 87.11%
Number of salaries quoted 819 1,172 1,372
Median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £67,500
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Brighton

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Brighton

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Test Automation in Brighton.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Brighton

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Brighton

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Automation in Brighton over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Brighton

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 61 (53.98%) Selenium
2 40 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (35.40%) Manual Testing
2 40 (35.40%) WebDriver
3 29 (25.66%) QA
4 27 (23.89%) SQL Server
5 23 (20.35%) Visual Studio
5 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
5 23 (20.35%) Games
6 21 (18.58%) Coaching
7 20 (17.70%) Finance
7 20 (17.70%) JavaScript
7 20 (17.70%) Azure
8 19 (16.81%) Jenkins
9 18 (15.93%) AWS
10 17 (15.04%) PHP
10 17 (15.04%) C#
11 16 (14.16%) .NET
12 15 (13.27%) DevOps
12 15 (13.27%) Docker
12 15 (13.27%) Skype
13 14 (12.39%) Kubernetes
14 13 (11.50%) Degree
14 13 (11.50%) Git (software)
14 13 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (9.73%) Computer Science
15 11 (9.73%) React
15 11 (9.73%) SpecFlow
15 11 (9.73%) Insurtech
16 10 (8.85%) TDD

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:

Cloud Services
1 20 (17.70%) Azure
2 18 (15.93%) AWS
3 9 (7.96%) GitHub
4 3 (2.65%) SaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (0.88%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (53.98%) Selenium
2 40 (35.40%) WebDriver
3 23 (20.35%) Visual Studio
4 19 (16.81%) Jenkins
5 13 (11.50%) Git (software)
6 11 (9.73%) SpecFlow
7 7 (6.19%) Bitbucket
7 7 (6.19%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.54%) JIRA
9 4 (3.54%) NCrunch
9 4 (3.54%) ReSharper
10 3 (2.65%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.77%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.88%) Android Studio
12 1 (0.88%) git-flow
12 1 (0.88%) Gradle
12 1 (0.88%) NUnit
12 1 (0.88%) REST Assured
General
1 23 (20.35%) Games
2 20 (17.70%) Finance
3 2 (1.77%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (49.56%) Analyst
2 55 (48.67%) Test Analyst
3 29 (25.66%) Developer
4 17 (15.04%) PHP Developer
5 16 (14.16%) Lead Test Analyst
6 13 (11.50%) Lead Developer
6 13 (11.50%) Lead PHP Developer
7 12 (10.62%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (6.19%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Junior
9 6 (5.31%) Junior DevOps
10 4 (3.54%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Test Engineer
11 3 (2.65%) Consultant
11 3 (2.65%) Junior Consultant
11 3 (2.65%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (2.65%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (2.65%) Software Development Engineer
11 3 (2.65%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.16%) .NET
2 11 (9.73%) React
3 8 (7.08%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.19%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.42%) Jest
6 4 (3.54%) CSS
7 3 (2.65%) .NET Core
7 3 (2.65%) Node.js
8 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.77%) Web Services
9 1 (0.88%) Android SDK
9 1 (0.88%) D3.js
9 1 (0.88%) Flask
9 1 (0.88%) HTML
9 1 (0.88%) REST
9 1 (0.88%) RESTful
9 1 (0.88%) Spring
9 1 (0.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (2.65%) e-Learning
3 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (35.40%) Manual Testing
2 21 (18.58%) Coaching
3 15 (13.27%) DevOps
4 13 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (9.73%) Computer Science
5 11 (9.73%) Insurtech
6 10 (8.85%) Scrum
6 10 (8.85%) TDD
7 9 (7.96%) Deployment Automation
7 9 (7.96%) Kanban
8 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
8 8 (7.08%) User Stories
9 7 (6.19%) BDD
9 7 (6.19%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.31%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (5.31%) Fintech
10 6 (5.31%) Microservices
10 6 (5.31%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (4.42%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.70%) JavaScript
2 17 (15.04%) C#
2 17 (15.04%) PHP
3 8 (7.08%) SQL
4 5 (4.42%) Java
5 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.54%) Python
6 3 (2.65%) C++
6 3 (2.65%) Ruby
7 2 (1.77%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.88%) ES6
8 1 (0.88%) Go
8 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (11.50%) Degree
2 9 (7.96%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.42%) ISEB
4 2 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (25.66%) QA
System Software
1 15 (13.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (12.39%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.88%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.65%) ServiceNow
3 1 (0.88%) HP