Period
to 18 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 23 40
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 135 146 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 7.51% 8.71% 6.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.17% 9.73% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 113 101 70
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,000 £59,125
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -14.77% +10.00%

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 1653 1501 1521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 91.94% 89.56% 84.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1465 1302 1261
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,250 £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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 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 94 (69.63%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (44.44%) QA
2 60 (44.44%) C#
2 60 (44.44%) SQL
3 55 (40.74%) .NET
4 53 (39.26%) Git (software)
5 51 (37.78%) TDD
6 49 (36.30%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 43 (31.85%) Analytical Skills
9 41 (30.37%) Selenium
10 38 (28.15%) Integration Testing
10 38 (28.15%) ASP.NET
10 38 (28.15%) OO
11 37 (27.41%) XSLT
11 37 (27.41%) Visual Studio
11 37 (27.41%) OOD
11 37 (27.41%) WCF
11 37 (27.41%) Computer Science
11 37 (27.41%) Continuous Deployment
12 36 (26.67%) SOLID
12 36 (26.67%) Test Scripting
13 35 (25.93%) Pair Programming
13 35 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API
14 34 (25.19%) Customer Requirements
15 31 (22.96%) Capybara
16 29 (21.48%) JIRA
17 26 (19.26%) BDD
18 25 (18.52%) Scrum
19 24 (17.78%) 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 (3.70%) CMS
1 5 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.96%) Confluence
3 1 (0.74%) Apache
3 1 (0.74%) JBoss
3 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) GitHub
2 3 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.48%) SaaS
4 1 (0.74%) IaaS
4 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.22%) Internet
1 3 (2.22%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.70%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (3.70%) GIS
3 5 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.22%) MySQL
5 3 (2.22%) SQLite
6 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (39.26%) Git (software)
2 45 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 41 (30.37%) Selenium
4 37 (27.41%) Visual Studio
5 31 (22.96%) Capybara
6 29 (21.48%) JIRA
7 18 (13.33%) Jenkins
8 11 (8.15%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.70%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.96%) NUnit
10 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.22%) Subversion
12 2 (1.48%) JMeter
12 2 (1.48%) JUnit
12 2 (1.48%) TestNG
13 1 (0.74%) Bugzilla
General
1 17 (12.59%) Finance
2 5 (3.70%) Banking
3 3 (2.22%) Games
4 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (37.78%) Developer
2 37 (27.41%) .NET Developer
3 32 (23.70%) C# Developer
4 31 (22.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (22.22%) Test Engineer
6 29 (21.48%) ASP.NET Developer
6 29 (21.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 24 (17.78%) Analyst
7 24 (17.78%) Test Analyst
8 23 (17.04%) Tester
9 22 (16.30%) Automation Tester
10 21 (15.56%) QA Engineer
11 20 (14.81%) Agile .NET Developer
11 20 (14.81%) Agile C# Developer
11 20 (14.81%) Agile Developer
11 20 (14.81%) QA Test Engineer
12 16 (11.85%) Senior Developer
13 13 (9.63%) QA Analyst
13 13 (9.63%) QA Test Analyst
13 13 (9.63%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (40.74%) .NET
2 38 (28.15%) ASP.NET
3 37 (27.41%) WCF
3 37 (27.41%) XSLT
4 35 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (15.56%) RESTful
6 10 (7.41%) Web Services
7 7 (5.19%) HTML
7 7 (5.19%) Node.js
8 6 (4.44%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.70%) PostGIS
9 5 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (3.70%) REST
9 5 (3.70%) WebSockets
9 5 (3.70%) XML
10 3 (2.22%) Gherkin
10 3 (2.22%) JSON
11 2 (1.48%) React
11 2 (1.48%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 1 (0.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 43 (31.85%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (27.41%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.93%) User Experience
4 3 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.22%) Internet of Things
4 3 (2.22%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (1.48%) iPhone
5 2 (1.48%) Online Games
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.96%) Linux
2 2 (1.48%) Android
3 1 (0.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (69.63%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (37.78%) TDD
3 49 (36.30%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (28.15%) Integration Testing
4 38 (28.15%) OO
5 37 (27.41%) Continuous Deployment
5 37 (27.41%) OOD
6 36 (26.67%) SOLID
6 36 (26.67%) Test Scripting
7 35 (25.93%) Pair Programming
8 34 (25.19%) Customer Requirements
9 26 (19.26%) BDD
10 25 (18.52%) Scrum
11 15 (11.11%) Manual Testing
12 13 (9.63%) Process Improvement
13 11 (8.15%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (6.67%) Change Management
14 9 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (6.67%) Software Testing
15 8 (5.93%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 60 (44.44%) C#
1 60 (44.44%) SQL
2 24 (17.78%) Python
3 20 (14.81%) Java
4 16 (11.85%) Ruby
5 15 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.67%) PHP
7 7 (5.19%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.44%) VB
9 5 (3.70%) C++
10 4 (2.96%) F#
11 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.74%) VB6
12 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.89%) Degree
2 6 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (4.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (44.44%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (8.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.74%) Capita
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle