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

Automated Testing
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 28 29
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 61 95 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 7.04% 8.65% 8.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.59% 10.07% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 44 49 77
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -15.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £34,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 804 943 950
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 92.84% 85.88% 85.43%
Number of salaries quoted 690 797 793
Median salary £42,500 £42,655 £43,300
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.36% -1.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 June 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 June 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 -3 53 £41,250 +17.85% 8
Hove - 5 £32,500 -
Eastbourne - 1 £40,500 -
Hastings - 1 £29,000 -
Test Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 49 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (44.68%) QA
3 40 (42.55%) Selenium
4 29 (30.85%) Cucumber
5 27 (28.72%) SQL
5 27 (28.72%) Test Scripting
6 24 (25.53%) TDD
6 24 (25.53%) Capybara
7 23 (24.47%) C#
8 20 (21.28%) .NET
8 20 (21.28%) Git (software)
9 19 (20.21%) Java
9 19 (20.21%) BDD
10 18 (19.15%) JIRA
11 17 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (18.09%) Python
12 15 (15.96%) HTML
12 15 (15.96%) Finance
12 15 (15.96%) Computer Science
13 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (14.89%) Ruby
13 14 (14.89%) Performance Testing
13 14 (14.89%) RESTful
13 14 (14.89%) CSS
14 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET
14 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
14 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (13.83%) Jenkins
15 12 (12.77%) HTML5
15 12 (12.77%) JavaScript

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 2 (2.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) G Suite
1 2 (2.13%) Office 365
1 2 (2.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) MySQL
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (42.55%) Selenium
2 29 (30.85%) Cucumber
3 24 (25.53%) Capybara
4 20 (21.28%) Git (software)
5 18 (19.15%) JIRA
6 13 (13.83%) Jenkins
7 11 (11.70%) JMeter
7 11 (11.70%) WebDriver
8 10 (10.64%) Visual Studio
9 8 (8.51%) JUnit
10 6 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (5.32%) TeamCity
12 4 (4.26%) Bugzilla
12 4 (4.26%) Moq
12 4 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (4.26%) SpecFlow
13 2 (2.13%) LoadRunner
13 2 (2.13%) SoapUI
14 1 (1.06%) gulp
14 1 (1.06%) Protractor
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Banking
2 5 (5.32%) Games
2 5 (5.32%) Marketing
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (34.04%) Analyst
1 32 (34.04%) Test Analyst
2 23 (24.47%) Developer
3 22 (23.40%) Test Engineer
4 20 (21.28%) QA Analyst
4 20 (21.28%) QA Engineer
4 20 (21.28%) QA Test Analyst
5 15 (15.96%) QA Test Engineer
6 14 (14.89%) .NET Developer
6 14 (14.89%) C# Developer
6 14 (14.89%) Tester
7 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (13.83%) Automation Tester
7 13 (13.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (13.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (9.57%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Agile Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (6.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.28%) .NET
2 15 (15.96%) HTML
3 14 (14.89%) CSS
3 14 (14.89%) RESTful
4 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET
4 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (12.77%) HTML5
6 11 (11.70%) AngularJS
7 10 (10.64%) WCF
8 9 (9.57%) jQuery
8 9 (9.57%) XSLT
9 8 (8.51%) JSON
10 7 (7.45%) React
11 6 (6.38%) CSS3
12 5 (5.32%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (5.32%) Node.js
12 5 (5.32%) Sass
12 5 (5.32%) XML
13 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (3.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Computer Science
2 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (7.45%) User Experience
5 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.64%) Windows
2 4 (4.26%) Linux
2 4 (4.26%) Unix
3 1 (1.06%) Android
3 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.72%) Test Scripting
3 24 (25.53%) TDD
4 19 (20.21%) BDD
5 17 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (14.89%) Performance Testing
7 12 (12.77%) OO
8 11 (11.70%) Scrum
8 11 (11.70%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.64%) Manual Testing
9 10 (10.64%) Pair Programming
9 10 (10.64%) Software Testing
9 10 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (9.57%) Continuous Deployment
10 9 (9.57%) Customer Requirements
10 9 (9.57%) Functional Testing
10 9 (9.57%) Integration Testing
10 9 (9.57%) SDLC
10 9 (9.57%) SOLID
10 9 (9.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.72%) SQL
2 23 (24.47%) C#
3 19 (20.21%) Java
4 17 (18.09%) Python
5 14 (14.89%) Ruby
6 12 (12.77%) JavaScript
7 11 (11.70%) PHP
8 2 (2.13%) Scala
9 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) ISEB
1 9 (9.57%) ISTQB
2 6 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (44.68%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.26%) Google
3 2 (2.13%) HP
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Industry Leading Benefits Package
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Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Industry Leading Benefits Package
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