Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 35 26
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 193 122 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 8.73% 6.25% 8.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.07% 6.73% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 176 100 118
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,200
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £57,075
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 1,917 1,814 1,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 86.74% 92.93% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,673 1,602 1,618
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,050 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £68,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018. 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 +13 183 £45,000 - 11
Hove 0 5 £52,500 +61.54% 1
Crowborough - 4 £65,000 -
Eastbourne - 2 £45,000 - 1
Lewes - 1 £40,000 - 4
Test Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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.

1 129 (66.84%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (61.14%) QA
3 102 (52.85%) C#
4 91 (47.15%) Continuous Integration
5 82 (42.49%) Git (software)
5 82 (42.49%) .NET
6 75 (38.86%) Computer Science
7 74 (38.34%) SQL
8 69 (35.75%) Java
9 68 (35.23%) TDD
10 62 (32.12%) OO
11 61 (31.61%) Problem-Solving
12 60 (31.09%) Pair Programming
13 59 (30.57%) Visual Studio
14 58 (30.05%) ASP.NET
14 58 (30.05%) ASP.NET Web API
14 58 (30.05%) SOLID
15 56 (29.02%) XSLT
15 56 (29.02%) OOD
15 56 (29.02%) WCF
15 56 (29.02%) Integration Testing
15 56 (29.02%) Continuous Deployment
15 56 (29.02%) Customer Requirements
16 55 (28.50%) Analytical Skills
17 43 (22.28%) Selenium
18 39 (20.21%) JavaScript
18 39 (20.21%) Scrum
19 34 (17.62%) Jenkins
20 33 (17.10%) Process Improvement
20 33 (17.10%) BDD

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 21 (10.88%) Confluence
2 6 (3.11%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.55%) Apache
4 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.29%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (5.18%) GitHub
3 5 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.04%) SaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.07%) HTTP
2 3 (1.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.36%) Relational Database
2 10 (5.18%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.11%) Apache Hive
3 6 (3.11%) HBase
4 5 (2.59%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.07%) Big Data
5 4 (2.07%) MySQL
6 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.52%) BaseX
8 1 (0.52%) icCube
8 1 (0.52%) Impala
8 1 (0.52%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.52%) Redis
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 82 (42.49%) Git (software)
2 59 (30.57%) Visual Studio
3 43 (22.28%) Selenium
4 34 (17.62%) Jenkins
5 29 (15.03%) JIRA
6 24 (12.44%) Cucumber
7 23 (11.92%) WebDriver
8 16 (8.29%) JUnit
9 15 (7.77%) JMeter
9 15 (7.77%) NUnit
10 14 (7.25%) Bitbucket
10 14 (7.25%) SpecFlow
11 9 (4.66%) TestNG
12 6 (3.11%) CircleCI
13 5 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (2.59%) Subversion
14 4 (2.07%) Hudson
14 4 (2.07%) Mockito
15 3 (1.55%) Appium
15 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (9.84%) Games
2 16 (8.29%) Finance
3 5 (2.59%) Banking
3 5 (2.59%) Marketing
4 1 (0.52%) Electronics
4 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 103 (53.37%) Developer
2 58 (30.05%) C# Developer
3 57 (29.53%) .NET Developer
4 54 (27.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (23.32%) ASP.NET Developer
5 45 (23.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 31 (16.06%) QA Engineer
7 29 (15.03%) Analyst
7 29 (15.03%) Senior C# Developer
7 29 (15.03%) Senior Developer
8 25 (12.95%) Agile .NET Developer
8 25 (12.95%) Agile C# Developer
8 25 (12.95%) Agile Developer
8 25 (12.95%) Senior .NET Developer
8 25 (12.95%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 24 (12.44%) QA Analyst
10 23 (11.92%) Test Engineer
11 20 (10.36%) QA Test Analyst
11 20 (10.36%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (10.36%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (42.49%) .NET
2 58 (30.05%) ASP.NET
2 58 (30.05%) ASP.NET Web API
3 56 (29.02%) WCF
3 56 (29.02%) XSLT
4 27 (13.99%) AngularJS
5 26 (13.47%) RESTful
6 20 (10.36%) Web Services
7 17 (8.81%) React
8 14 (7.25%) .NET Core
9 9 (4.66%) HTML
10 8 (4.15%) Gherkin
10 8 (4.15%) REST
11 7 (3.63%) Spring
12 5 (2.59%) CSS
12 5 (2.59%) Django
12 5 (2.59%) Jest
12 5 (2.59%) JSON
13 4 (2.07%) Guice
13 4 (2.07%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 75 (38.86%) Computer Science
2 55 (28.50%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (14.51%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (7.25%) Mobile App
4 14 (7.25%) Online Games
5 11 (5.70%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (3.63%) Fintech
8 6 (3.11%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (2.59%) User Experience
10 4 (2.07%) PMI
11 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.52%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.81%) Linux
2 16 (8.29%) Windows
3 4 (2.07%) Android
3 4 (2.07%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (66.84%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (47.15%) Continuous Integration
3 68 (35.23%) TDD
4 62 (32.12%) OO
5 61 (31.61%) Problem-Solving
6 60 (31.09%) Pair Programming
7 58 (30.05%) SOLID
8 56 (29.02%) Continuous Deployment
8 56 (29.02%) Customer Requirements
8 56 (29.02%) Integration Testing
8 56 (29.02%) OOD
9 39 (20.21%) Scrum
10 33 (17.10%) BDD
10 33 (17.10%) Process Improvement
11 28 (14.51%) Manual Testing
12 26 (13.47%) Software Testing
13 25 (12.95%) Regression Testing
14 21 (10.88%) SDLC
15 17 (8.81%) Open Source
16 16 (8.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (52.85%) C#
2 74 (38.34%) SQL
3 69 (35.75%) Java
4 39 (20.21%) JavaScript
5 21 (10.88%) Python
6 18 (9.33%) PHP
7 17 (8.81%) C++
8 11 (5.70%) F#
8 11 (5.70%) VB
9 10 (5.18%) Scala
10 6 (3.11%) Go
11 5 (2.59%) Java 8
11 5 (2.59%) Ruby
12 3 (1.55%) C
13 2 (1.04%) Groovy
14 1 (0.52%) ES6
14 1 (0.52%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (10.36%) Degree
2 18 (9.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.11%) ISEB
3 6 (3.11%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.07%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.07%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.52%) HND
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (61.14%) QA
2 3 (1.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (3.11%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.59%) Ansible
1 5 (2.59%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.04%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (6.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.15%) Google
3 6 (3.11%) Cloudera
3 6 (3.11%) Hortonworks
4 4 (2.07%) Apple
4 4 (2.07%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.55%) Peoplefluent
6 2 (1.04%) HP
7 1 (0.52%) Vertica