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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 86 72
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 1 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.41% 0.12% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.13% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 30
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £37,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,300 £37,500 £48,000
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 633 743 858
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 86.48% 88.03% 87.11%
Number of salaries quoted 587 656 754
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
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%  

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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 6 (54.55%) Regression Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
5 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Test Management
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC
6 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Project Management
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 1 (9.09%) User Experience
8 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
8 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (9.09%) Python
8 1 (9.09%) XHTML
8 1 (9.09%) CSS

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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Test Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Software Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Regression Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Test Management
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Use Case
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft