Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 34 28
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 184 149 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 9.00% 7.24% 7.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.17% 7.78% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 171 128 114
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £28,875
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 1,809 1,915 1,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 88.50% 93.05% 91.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,618 1,723 1,548
East Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +9 172 £45,000 - 12
Crowborough - 4 £65,000 - 1
Hove - 3 £60,000 - 2
Lewes - 2 £43,750 - 1
Eastbourne - 1 £45,000 -
Test Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 128 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (63.59%) QA
3 88 (47.83%) C#
3 88 (47.83%) .NET
4 80 (43.48%) Computer Science
4 80 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (42.93%) Git (software)
6 69 (37.50%) SQL
7 68 (36.96%) TDD
8 64 (34.78%) Problem-Solving
9 61 (33.15%) Java
10 60 (32.61%) Pair Programming
11 59 (32.07%) OO
12 57 (30.98%) Visual Studio
12 57 (30.98%) ASP.NET
12 57 (30.98%) Integration Testing
12 57 (30.98%) ASP.NET Web API
12 57 (30.98%) Analytical Skills
13 56 (30.43%) XSLT
13 56 (30.43%) OOD
13 56 (30.43%) WCF
13 56 (30.43%) Customer Requirements
13 56 (30.43%) SOLID
13 56 (30.43%) Continuous Deployment
14 39 (21.20%) Scrum
15 38 (20.65%) Selenium
15 38 (20.65%) Process Improvement
16 30 (16.30%) BDD
17 29 (15.76%) Regression Testing
18 28 (15.22%) Python

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 (7.61%) Confluence
2 3 (1.63%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.78%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.26%) GitHub
3 5 (2.72%) SaaS
4 2 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.54%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.24%) Relational Database
2 16 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.63%) Apache Hive
3 3 (1.63%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.63%) HBase
4 2 (1.09%) MySQL
4 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.54%) Big Data
5 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 79 (42.93%) Git (software)
2 57 (30.98%) Visual Studio
3 38 (20.65%) Selenium
4 28 (15.22%) Jenkins
5 26 (14.13%) JIRA
6 22 (11.96%) Cucumber
6 22 (11.96%) JUnit
6 22 (11.96%) WebDriver
7 16 (8.70%) JMeter
8 13 (7.07%) TestNG
9 11 (5.98%) Subversion
10 10 (5.43%) Appium
11 8 (4.35%) NUnit
11 8 (4.35%) SoapUI
12 7 (3.80%) Bitbucket
12 7 (3.80%) SpecFlow
12 7 (3.80%) WATIR
13 4 (2.17%) Hudson
13 4 (2.17%) Mockito
14 3 (1.63%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (11.41%) Games
2 15 (8.15%) Finance
3 3 (1.63%) Banking
3 3 (1.63%) Marketing
4 1 (0.54%) Advertising
4 1 (0.54%) Automotive
4 1 (0.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 86 (46.74%) Developer
2 56 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 54 (29.35%) C# .NET Developer
3 54 (29.35%) C# Developer
4 46 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 46 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 39 (21.20%) QA Engineer
6 32 (17.39%) Analyst
7 28 (15.22%) QA Analyst
7 28 (15.22%) QA Test Analyst
8 27 (14.67%) Senior .NET Developer
8 27 (14.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 27 (14.67%) Senior C# Developer
8 27 (14.67%) Senior Developer
8 27 (14.67%) Test Engineer
9 26 (14.13%) QA Automation Engineer
10 24 (13.04%) QA Test Engineer
10 24 (13.04%) Test Analyst
11 23 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 23 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (47.83%) .NET
2 57 (30.98%) ASP.NET
2 57 (30.98%) ASP.NET Web API
3 56 (30.43%) WCF
3 56 (30.43%) XSLT
4 21 (11.41%) RESTful
5 16 (8.70%) .NET Core
6 12 (6.52%) AngularJS
7 10 (5.43%) Web Services
8 9 (4.89%) Spring
9 8 (4.35%) Django
9 8 (4.35%) React
9 8 (4.35%) REST
10 7 (3.80%) Guice
10 7 (3.80%) JSON
10 7 (3.80%) Play Framework
10 7 (3.80%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (3.80%) Spring MVC
11 6 (3.26%) Gherkin
12 5 (2.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 57 (30.98%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (8.70%) Online Games
4 15 (8.15%) Fintech
5 12 (6.52%) Mobile App
6 10 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.17%) e-Learning
8 4 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.63%) Learning Management System
10 2 (1.09%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.09%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.54%) BBC
11 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.54%) PMI
11 1 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.70%) Windows
2 13 (7.07%) Linux
3 2 (1.09%) Android
3 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 80 (43.48%) Continuous Integration
3 68 (36.96%) TDD
4 64 (34.78%) Problem-Solving
5 60 (32.61%) Pair Programming
6 59 (32.07%) OO
7 57 (30.98%) Integration Testing
8 56 (30.43%) Continuous Deployment
8 56 (30.43%) Customer Requirements
8 56 (30.43%) OOD
8 56 (30.43%) SOLID
9 39 (21.20%) Scrum
10 38 (20.65%) Process Improvement
11 30 (16.30%) BDD
12 29 (15.76%) Regression Testing
13 28 (15.22%) Manual Testing
14 21 (11.41%) Performance Testing
14 21 (11.41%) Test Scripting
15 20 (10.87%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 88 (47.83%) C#
2 69 (37.50%) SQL
3 61 (33.15%) Java
4 28 (15.22%) Python
5 27 (14.67%) JavaScript
6 20 (10.87%) C++
7 18 (9.78%) PHP
8 11 (5.98%) Scala
9 10 (5.43%) F#
9 10 (5.43%) VB
10 8 (4.35%) Ruby
11 4 (2.17%) C
11 4 (2.17%) Java 8
12 3 (1.63%) Go
13 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (10.87%) Degree
2 18 (9.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (6.52%) ISTQB
4 11 (5.98%) ISEB
5 4 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.09%) PhD
7 1 (0.54%) HND
7 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (63.59%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.26%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) Ansible
1 3 (1.63%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.54%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (8.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.98%) Google
3 7 (3.80%) Peoplefluent
4 3 (1.63%) Cloudera
4 3 (1.63%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.09%) Apple
6 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.54%) HP