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

Automated Testing
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 30 41
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 161 120 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 8.08% 6.76% 6.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.87% 7.59% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 146 105 100
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -8.54% +2.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,750 £56,300
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +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 1,815 1,582 1,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 91.11% 89.18% 86.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,630 1,434 1,551
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,725 £26,975 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 January 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 January 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 0 158 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Test Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 111 (68.94%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (56.52%) QA
3 82 (50.93%) .NET
4 77 (47.83%) C#
4 77 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (44.72%) TDD
6 71 (44.10%) SQL
7 61 (37.89%) Git (software)
8 56 (34.78%) Selenium
9 54 (33.54%) Computer Science
9 54 (33.54%) Visual Studio
9 54 (33.54%) Integration Testing
10 53 (32.92%) Analytical Skills
10 53 (32.92%) Continuous Deployment
10 53 (32.92%) ASP.NET
10 53 (32.92%) XSLT
10 53 (32.92%) OO
10 53 (32.92%) OOD
10 53 (32.92%) WCF
11 52 (32.30%) SOLID
12 51 (31.68%) ASP.NET Web API
13 49 (30.43%) Customer Requirements
13 49 (30.43%) Pair Programming
14 44 (27.33%) Cucumber
15 39 (24.22%) Process Improvement
16 33 (20.50%) BDD
17 28 (17.39%) JIRA
17 28 (17.39%) Test Scripting
18 27 (16.77%) SQL Server
18 27 (16.77%) 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 14 (8.70%) Confluence
2 6 (3.73%) CMS
3 5 (3.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.86%) Apache
4 3 (1.86%) JBoss
4 3 (1.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (3.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.73%) GitHub
2 4 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.24%) IaaS
3 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.62%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.86%) Internet
1 3 (1.86%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.97%) NoSQL
2 8 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (4.97%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.73%) Geospatial Data
3 6 (3.73%) GIS
3 6 (3.73%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.11%) MySQL
5 3 (1.86%) SQLite
6 2 (1.24%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 61 (37.89%) Git (software)
2 56 (34.78%) Selenium
3 54 (33.54%) Visual Studio
4 44 (27.33%) Cucumber
5 28 (17.39%) JIRA
6 23 (14.29%) Capybara
7 21 (13.04%) Jenkins
7 21 (13.04%) WebDriver
8 14 (8.70%) SpecFlow
9 12 (7.45%) NUnit
10 7 (4.35%) JUnit
11 6 (3.73%) JMeter
12 5 (3.11%) TestNG
13 4 (2.48%) SoapUI
13 4 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.86%) Bugzilla
14 3 (1.86%) Subversion
14 3 (1.86%) WATIR
15 2 (1.24%) IntelliJ
15 2 (1.24%) Maven
General
1 9 (5.59%) Finance
2 3 (1.86%) Games
2 3 (1.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.24%) Advertising
3 2 (1.24%) Retail
4 1 (0.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 77 (47.83%) Developer
2 41 (25.47%) .NET Developer
3 39 (24.22%) C# Developer
4 36 (22.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (21.12%) ASP.NET Developer
5 34 (21.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 31 (19.25%) Senior Developer
7 27 (16.77%) Tester
8 26 (16.15%) Analyst
8 26 (16.15%) Test Engineer
9 24 (14.91%) Automation Tester
9 24 (14.91%) Test Analyst
10 23 (14.29%) QA Engineer
11 22 (13.66%) QA Test Engineer
12 19 (11.80%) SQL Developer
13 18 (11.18%) Agile .NET Developer
13 18 (11.18%) Agile C# Developer
13 18 (11.18%) Agile Developer
14 17 (10.56%) QA Analyst
14 17 (10.56%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (50.93%) .NET
2 53 (32.92%) ASP.NET
2 53 (32.92%) WCF
2 53 (32.92%) XSLT
3 51 (31.68%) ASP.NET Web API
4 23 (14.29%) RESTful
5 17 (10.56%) Web Services
6 14 (8.70%) AngularJS
7 8 (4.97%) Node.js
7 8 (4.97%) WebSockets
8 6 (3.73%) Gherkin
8 6 (3.73%) HTML
8 6 (3.73%) PostGIS
8 6 (3.73%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (3.73%) REST
9 5 (3.11%) XML
10 3 (1.86%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.86%) JSON
11 2 (1.24%) Java EE
11 2 (1.24%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 54 (33.54%) Computer Science
2 53 (32.92%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (1.86%) Internet of Things
3 3 (1.86%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (1.24%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.24%) iPhone
4 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.24%) Online Games
4 2 (1.24%) User Experience
5 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.07%) Windows
2 5 (3.11%) Linux
3 2 (1.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (68.94%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
3 72 (44.72%) TDD
4 54 (33.54%) Integration Testing
5 53 (32.92%) Continuous Deployment
5 53 (32.92%) OO
5 53 (32.92%) OOD
6 52 (32.30%) SOLID
7 49 (30.43%) Customer Requirements
7 49 (30.43%) Pair Programming
8 39 (24.22%) Process Improvement
9 33 (20.50%) BDD
10 28 (17.39%) Test Scripting
11 23 (14.29%) Scrum
12 21 (13.04%) Manual Testing
12 21 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (11.80%) Test Strategy
14 18 (11.18%) Software Testing
15 17 (10.56%) Performance Testing
15 17 (10.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 77 (47.83%) C#
2 71 (44.10%) SQL
3 27 (16.77%) JavaScript
4 20 (12.42%) Java
5 18 (11.18%) Python
6 17 (10.56%) VB
7 13 (8.07%) F#
8 11 (6.83%) Ruby
9 6 (3.73%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.11%) C++
11 3 (1.86%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.86%) Perl
11 3 (1.86%) PHP
12 1 (0.62%) VB6
12 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (12.42%) Degree
2 9 (5.59%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.48%) ISEB
5 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (56.52%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.35%) Capita
3 2 (1.24%) Red Hat