Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 37 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 172 104 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 7.61% 5.71% 7.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.89% 6.28% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 152 81 94
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +10.20% -22.63%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,625 £55,000 £58,175
South East median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.41% - -2.30%

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 1,935 1,657 1,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 85.66% 91.04% 87.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,615 1,457 1,662
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £70,000
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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +9 165 £45,000 +7.14% 13
Hove +4 4 £52,500 +61.54%
Eastbourne -10 3 £43,000 +6.17%
Test Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 117 (68.02%) QA
2 104 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (48.84%) Continuous Integration
4 78 (45.35%) C#
5 63 (36.63%) Git (software)
6 57 (33.14%) .NET
7 56 (32.56%) SQL
7 56 (32.56%) TDD
8 54 (31.40%) Selenium
9 51 (29.65%) Scrum
10 50 (29.07%) Java
10 50 (29.07%) Computer Science
11 45 (26.16%) JavaScript
12 44 (25.58%) BDD
13 43 (25.00%) SDLC
13 43 (25.00%) OO
14 40 (23.26%) SOLID
15 38 (22.09%) Visual Studio
15 38 (22.09%) Jenkins
15 38 (22.09%) WebDriver
16 37 (21.51%) ASP.NET Web API
16 37 (21.51%) ASP.NET
16 37 (21.51%) OOD
16 37 (21.51%) Problem-Solving
17 36 (20.93%) Continuous Deployment
17 36 (20.93%) Customer Requirements
17 36 (20.93%) Pair Programming
17 36 (20.93%) WCF
17 36 (20.93%) XSLT
17 36 (20.93%) Integration Testing

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 26 (15.12%) Confluence
2 6 (3.49%) Apache
3 4 (2.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.58%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.88%) GitHub
2 8 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.16%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.58%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.49%) Internet
2 3 (1.74%) NGN
3 2 (1.16%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.58%) HTTP
4 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.72%) Relational Database
2 14 (8.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.07%) MySQL
4 5 (2.91%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.33%) Apache Hive
5 4 (2.33%) Big Data
5 4 (2.33%) HBase
6 3 (1.74%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.58%) BaseX
7 1 (0.58%) icCube
7 1 (0.58%) Impala
7 1 (0.58%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.58%) Redis
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 63 (36.63%) Git (software)
2 54 (31.40%) Selenium
3 38 (22.09%) Jenkins
3 38 (22.09%) Visual Studio
3 38 (22.09%) WebDriver
4 31 (18.02%) JIRA
5 25 (14.53%) Cucumber
6 24 (13.95%) NUnit
7 23 (13.37%) SpecFlow
8 21 (12.21%) Bitbucket
9 9 (5.23%) JMeter
10 7 (4.07%) git-flow
10 7 (4.07%) TestNG
11 6 (3.49%) JUnit
12 4 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (2.33%) CircleCI
13 3 (1.74%) Eclipse
14 2 (1.16%) Capybara
14 2 (1.16%) HP UFT
14 2 (1.16%) IntelliJ
General
1 15 (8.72%) Games
2 12 (6.98%) Finance
3 5 (2.91%) Banking
4 3 (1.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (49.42%) Developer
2 41 (23.84%) C# Developer
3 37 (21.51%) .NET Developer
4 35 (20.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (19.19%) ASP.NET Developer
5 33 (19.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 30 (17.44%) Analyst
7 29 (16.86%) Software Developer
8 26 (15.12%) Senior Developer
9 25 (14.53%) Senior C# Developer
10 23 (13.37%) QA Analyst
11 22 (12.79%) Developer in Test
11 22 (12.79%) Test Analyst
12 21 (12.21%) Senior .NET Developer
12 21 (12.21%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 19 (11.05%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (11.05%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (11.05%) Senior SQL Developer
13 19 (11.05%) SQL Developer
14 18 (10.47%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (33.14%) .NET
2 37 (21.51%) ASP.NET
2 37 (21.51%) ASP.NET Web API
3 36 (20.93%) WCF
3 36 (20.93%) XSLT
4 35 (20.35%) AngularJS
5 27 (15.70%) Web Services
6 26 (15.12%) RESTful
7 16 (9.30%) React
8 12 (6.98%) Gherkin
8 12 (6.98%) HTML
9 9 (5.23%) Jest
10 6 (3.49%) CSS
11 5 (2.91%) Express
11 5 (2.91%) koa
11 5 (2.91%) Sails.js
12 4 (2.33%) REST
13 3 (1.74%) Spring Boot
14 2 (1.16%) React Native
14 2 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (29.07%) Computer Science
2 35 (20.35%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (19.19%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (11.63%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.49%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.91%) User Experience
7 3 (1.74%) PMI
8 2 (1.16%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.16%) Online Games
9 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.53%) Windows
2 19 (11.05%) Linux
3 4 (2.33%) Android
3 4 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.16%) ThreadX
5 1 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (48.84%) Continuous Integration
3 56 (32.56%) TDD
4 51 (29.65%) Scrum
5 44 (25.58%) BDD
6 43 (25.00%) OO
6 43 (25.00%) SDLC
7 40 (23.26%) SOLID
8 37 (21.51%) OOD
8 37 (21.51%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (20.93%) Continuous Deployment
9 36 (20.93%) Customer Requirements
9 36 (20.93%) Integration Testing
9 36 (20.93%) Pair Programming
10 34 (19.77%) Process Improvement
11 30 (17.44%) Test Strategy
12 27 (15.70%) Open Source
12 27 (15.70%) Regression Testing
13 26 (15.12%) Release Management
14 25 (14.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 78 (45.35%) C#
2 56 (32.56%) SQL
3 50 (29.07%) Java
4 45 (26.16%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.14%) Python
6 9 (5.23%) PHP
7 5 (2.91%) C++
7 5 (2.91%) Go
8 4 (2.33%) Java 8
9 3 (1.74%) F#
9 3 (1.74%) Scala
9 3 (1.74%) VB
10 2 (1.16%) C
10 2 (1.16%) Groovy
11 1 (0.58%) ES6
11 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (4.07%) Degree
2 5 (2.91%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.33%) ISEB
4 3 (1.74%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.58%) HND
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (68.02%) QA
2 6 (3.49%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (3.49%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.33%) Ansible
2 3 (1.74%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.16%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (11.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.33%) Apple
2 4 (2.33%) Atlassian
2 4 (2.33%) Cloudera
2 4 (2.33%) Google
2 4 (2.33%) Hortonworks
2 4 (2.33%) HP
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle
4 1 (0.58%) Vertica