Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 24 38
Rank change year-on-year +9 +14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 172 182 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 10.75% 9.28% 6.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.66% 10.79% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 158 162 74
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,100 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £56,750
East Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +13.33%

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 1,359 1,687 1,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 84.94% 85.98% 92.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,164 1,397 1,194
Brighton median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,825 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
East Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 75 (43.60%) C#
2 69 (40.12%) .NET
3 58 (33.72%) TDD
4 54 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (27.33%) Selenium
6 44 (25.58%) Manual Testing
7 42 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (23.26%) QA
9 39 (22.67%) Visual Studio
10 38 (22.09%) Computer Science
11 33 (19.19%) Integration Testing
11 33 (19.19%) WebDriver
11 33 (19.19%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (18.02%) SpecFlow
13 29 (16.86%) PHP
13 29 (16.86%) Java
14 28 (16.28%) Git (software)
14 28 (16.28%) Docker
15 27 (15.70%) Node.js
15 27 (15.70%) JavaScript
15 27 (15.70%) SQL Server
16 26 (15.12%) Test Scripting
16 26 (15.12%) SQL
16 26 (15.12%) AWS
16 26 (15.12%) Continuous Delivery
17 25 (14.53%) Microsoft
18 22 (12.79%) Pair Programming
18 22 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (12.79%) Continuous Deployment
19 20 (11.63%) Degree

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 12 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (5.23%) Confluence
3 2 (1.16%) Apache
3 2 (1.16%) CMS
3 2 (1.16%) JBoss
3 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.58%) Luigi
Applications
1 9 (5.23%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.12%) AWS
2 16 (9.30%) Serverless
3 9 (5.23%) NuGet
4 8 (4.65%) SaaS
5 7 (4.07%) Azure
6 5 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.16%) GitHub
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.40%) Hadoop
3 8 (4.65%) MySQL
4 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.58%) Azkaban
5 1 (0.58%) Big Data
5 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (27.33%) Selenium
2 39 (22.67%) Visual Studio
3 33 (19.19%) WebDriver
4 31 (18.02%) SpecFlow
5 28 (16.28%) Git (software)
6 17 (9.88%) JIRA
7 13 (7.56%) Bitbucket
8 10 (5.81%) Maven
9 9 (5.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (5.23%) Cucumber
9 9 (5.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (5.23%) TeamCity
10 7 (4.07%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.33%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.74%) JUnit
12 3 (1.74%) Katalon Studio
12 3 (1.74%) TestNG
13 2 (1.16%) Bugzilla
13 2 (1.16%) HP UFT
13 2 (1.16%) Protractor
General
1 17 (9.88%) Games
2 15 (8.72%) Finance
3 2 (1.16%) Advertising
3 2 (1.16%) Marketing
4 1 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (29.07%) Developer
2 44 (25.58%) Analyst
3 39 (22.67%) Test Analyst
4 27 (15.70%) Automation Test Analyst
5 22 (12.79%) PHP Developer
6 21 (12.21%) Tester
7 19 (11.05%) .NET Developer
7 19 (11.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (11.05%) C# Developer
8 17 (9.88%) Automation Tester
9 12 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
9 12 (6.98%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.98%) Test Engineer
10 11 (6.40%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (6.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (5.23%) Build Engineer
12 9 (5.23%) Deployment Engineer
12 9 (5.23%) QA Tester
13 8 (4.65%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (40.12%) .NET
2 27 (15.70%) Node.js
3 19 (11.05%) ASP.NET
4 13 (7.56%) RESTful
5 12 (6.98%) AngularJS
5 12 (6.98%) CSS
6 11 (6.40%) .NET Core
6 11 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (6.40%) HTML
6 11 (6.40%) WCF
6 11 (6.40%) XSLT
7 10 (5.81%) Meteor
8 8 (4.65%) REST
9 7 (4.07%) D3.js
9 7 (4.07%) React
10 4 (2.33%) SOAP
11 3 (1.74%) HTML5
11 3 (1.74%) Swagger
12 2 (1.16%) Angular 2
12 2 (1.16%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.40%) Online Games
3 10 (5.81%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (5.23%) Cloud Native
5 8 (4.65%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.33%) User Experience
7 3 (1.74%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.16%) BBC
8 2 (1.16%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.16%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.14%) Linux
2 5 (2.91%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.74%) Android
4 2 (1.16%) Solaris
4 2 (1.16%) Unix
4 2 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (33.72%) TDD
2 54 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (25.58%) Manual Testing
4 42 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (22.09%) Computer Science
6 33 (19.19%) Integration Testing
6 33 (19.19%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (15.12%) Continuous Delivery
7 26 (15.12%) Test Scripting
8 22 (12.79%) Continuous Deployment
8 22 (12.79%) Pair Programming
9 20 (11.63%) Coaching
10 19 (11.05%) BDD
10 19 (11.05%) OO
10 19 (11.05%) Scrum
10 19 (11.05%) SOLID
11 14 (8.14%) DevOps
11 14 (8.14%) Fintech
12 13 (7.56%) Unit Testing
13 12 (6.98%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (43.60%) C#
2 29 (16.86%) Java
2 29 (16.86%) PHP
3 27 (15.70%) JavaScript
4 26 (15.12%) SQL
5 8 (4.65%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.07%) ES6
7 6 (3.49%) Python
8 4 (2.33%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.74%) C++
10 2 (1.16%) Ruby
11 1 (0.58%) Scala
11 1 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (11.63%) Degree
2 18 (10.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (6.98%) ISTQB
4 10 (5.81%) ISEB
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (23.26%) QA
System Software
1 28 (16.28%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (5.81%) Ansible
1 10 (5.81%) Cobbler
1 10 (5.81%) Docker Swarm
1 10 (5.81%) Kubernetes
1 10 (5.81%) Mesos
1 10 (5.81%) Packer
1 10 (5.81%) Puppet
1 10 (5.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.81%) SaltStack
3 9 (5.23%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.74%) Cypress Semiconductor