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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 91 90
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 7 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.46% 0.68% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.78% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 22
Median salary £41,000 £37,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% -14.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £37,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,700 £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 East Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 758 899 1069
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 87.73% 86.86% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 677 796 916
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +16 4 £41,000 +9.33%
Test Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 10 (76.92%) C#
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Selenium
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) ISEB
2 9 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (61.54%) Regression Testing
3 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
4 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
5 5 (38.46%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) Test Management
7 3 (23.08%) SDLC
7 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 1 (7.69%) Python
9 1 (7.69%) XHTML
9 1 (7.69%) ISO 9000
9 1 (7.69%) HTTP
9 1 (7.69%) HTML
9 1 (7.69%) Java
9 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 1 (7.69%) CSS
9 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Selenium
2 9 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) Test Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Software Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Ajax
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Regression Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
4 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
4 5 (38.46%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Test Management
6 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
8 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
8 1 (7.69%) Use Case
8 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) ISEB
2 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft