Period
to 25 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 27 50
Rank change year-on-year +6 +23 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 181 191 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 9.56% 8.94% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.79% 10.16% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 160 169 72
East Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +28.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,175
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,750 £51,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 East Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,678 1,880 1,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 88.64% 88.01% 88.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,445 1,602 1,340
East Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,025
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in East Sussex

Test Automation
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation in East Sussex.

Salary trend for Test Automation in East Sussex

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in East Sussex over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in East Sussex

Test Automation
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 25 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +5 160 £45,000 - 5
Hove +15 18 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Lewes - 3 - - 3
Test Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 99 (54.70%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (43.65%) QA
3 75 (41.44%) TDD
4 74 (40.88%) C#
5 73 (40.33%) .NET
6 64 (35.36%) Computer Science
7 61 (33.70%) Continuous Integration
8 54 (29.83%) Integration Testing
9 48 (26.52%) Problem-Solving
10 45 (24.86%) SQL
11 44 (24.31%) Git (software)
12 40 (22.10%) Visual Studio
13 39 (21.55%) Selenium
13 39 (21.55%) Analytical Skills
14 38 (20.99%) Pair Programming
14 38 (20.99%) Continuous Deployment
15 36 (19.89%) WebDriver
16 33 (18.23%) Manual Testing
17 32 (17.68%) Java
18 29 (16.02%) OO
18 29 (16.02%) SOLID
19 27 (14.92%) ASP.NET
19 27 (14.92%) Regression Testing
19 27 (14.92%) BDD
20 26 (14.36%) ASP.NET Web API
20 26 (14.36%) Process Improvement
20 26 (14.36%) JavaScript
20 26 (14.36%) XSLT
20 26 (14.36%) OOD
20 26 (14.36%) WCF

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 9 (4.97%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.87%) Confluence
3 1 (0.55%) Apache
3 1 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.55%) CMS
3 1 (0.55%) JBoss
3 1 (0.55%) Luigi
3 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (6.08%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.08%) NuGet
3 9 (4.97%) Serverless
4 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.76%) SaaS
5 4 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.42%) Internet
2 4 (2.21%) HTTP
3 1 (0.55%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.08%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.10%) MySQL
4 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.55%) Azkaban
5 1 (0.55%) Big Data
5 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 44 (24.31%) Git (software)
2 40 (22.10%) Visual Studio
3 39 (21.55%) Selenium
4 36 (19.89%) WebDriver
5 18 (9.94%) Maven
6 17 (9.39%) Jenkins
6 17 (9.39%) SpecFlow
6 17 (9.39%) TestNG
7 16 (8.84%) JIRA
8 15 (8.29%) JUnit
9 11 (6.08%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (6.08%) TeamCity
10 9 (4.97%) Subversion
11 8 (4.42%) Ant
11 8 (4.42%) Cucumber
11 8 (4.42%) Gradle
11 8 (4.42%) Hudson
11 8 (4.42%) SoapUI
12 7 (3.87%) Appium
12 7 (3.87%) WATIR
General
1 25 (13.81%) Finance
2 18 (9.94%) Banking
3 6 (3.31%) Games
4 3 (1.66%) Electronics
5 2 (1.10%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (28.18%) Developer
2 43 (23.76%) Analyst
3 40 (22.10%) Test Analyst
4 29 (16.02%) .NET Developer
4 29 (16.02%) C# .NET Developer
4 29 (16.02%) C# Developer
5 26 (14.36%) ASP.NET Developer
5 26 (14.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (12.15%) Automation Test Analyst
6 22 (12.15%) QA Analyst
6 22 (12.15%) Test Manager
7 19 (10.50%) QA Test Analyst
8 18 (9.94%) QA Engineer
8 18 (9.94%) Senior Manager
8 18 (9.94%) Senior Test Manager
9 16 (8.84%) Agile .NET Developer
9 16 (8.84%) Agile C# Developer
9 16 (8.84%) Agile Developer
9 16 (8.84%) QA Automation Engineer
9 16 (8.84%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (40.33%) .NET
2 27 (14.92%) ASP.NET
3 26 (14.36%) ASP.NET Web API
3 26 (14.36%) WCF
3 26 (14.36%) XSLT
4 20 (11.05%) Node.js
5 15 (8.29%) RESTful
6 13 (7.18%) CSS
6 13 (7.18%) HTML
7 10 (5.52%) Meteor
8 9 (4.97%) .NET Core
8 9 (4.97%) Web Services
9 8 (4.42%) REST
10 7 (3.87%) AngularJS
10 7 (3.87%) JSON
11 6 (3.31%) D3.js
11 6 (3.31%) HTML5
12 5 (2.76%) CSS3
12 5 (2.76%) Ruby on Rails
13 4 (2.21%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.55%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.73%) Fintech
3 8 (4.42%) Internet of Things
4 6 (3.31%) Online Games
4 6 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.21%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.66%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.66%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.66%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.66%) User Experience
7 2 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.55%) BBC
8 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.05%) Linux
2 12 (6.63%) Windows
3 3 (1.66%) OpenWrt
4 2 (1.10%) Android
4 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (54.70%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (41.44%) TDD
3 64 (35.36%) Computer Science
4 61 (33.70%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (29.83%) Integration Testing
6 48 (26.52%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (20.99%) Continuous Deployment
7 38 (20.99%) Pair Programming
8 33 (18.23%) Manual Testing
9 29 (16.02%) OO
9 29 (16.02%) SOLID
10 27 (14.92%) BDD
10 27 (14.92%) Regression Testing
11 26 (14.36%) Customer Requirements
11 26 (14.36%) OOD
11 26 (14.36%) Process Improvement
12 23 (12.71%) Test Scripting
13 20 (11.05%) Scrum
14 19 (10.50%) Continuous Delivery
14 19 (10.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (40.88%) C#
2 45 (24.86%) SQL
3 32 (17.68%) Java
4 26 (14.36%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.29%) Python
6 14 (7.73%) PHP
7 6 (3.31%) ES6
8 5 (2.76%) Ruby
8 5 (2.76%) Scala
9 3 (1.66%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.66%) C++
9 3 (1.66%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (9.94%) Degree
2 16 (8.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (6.63%) ISEB
3 12 (6.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (43.65%) QA
2 5 (2.76%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.10%) GDPR
3 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (11.60%) Docker
2 3 (1.66%) Firmware
3 1 (0.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (5.52%) Ansible
1 10 (5.52%) Cobbler
1 10 (5.52%) Docker Swarm
1 10 (5.52%) Kubernetes
1 10 (5.52%) Mesos
1 10 (5.52%) Packer
1 10 (5.52%) Puppet
1 10 (5.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.52%) SaltStack
3 6 (3.31%) Google
4 3 (1.66%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.10%) Peoplefluent
6 1 (0.55%) Cypress Semiconductor