Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Automated Testing
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 25 42
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 136 164 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 6.55% 8.06% 6.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.09% 9.00% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 114 119 103
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -14.77% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,300 £32,100
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,050 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +6.17%

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 1918 1822 1853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 92.34% 89.58% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1711 1607 1563
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £62,500
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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -12 135 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Test Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 95 (69.85%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (44.85%) QA
3 60 (44.12%) C#
3 60 (44.12%) SQL
4 55 (40.44%) .NET
5 53 (38.97%) Git (software)
6 51 (37.50%) TDD
7 49 (36.03%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (33.09%) Cucumber
9 43 (31.62%) Analytical Skills
10 41 (30.15%) Selenium
11 38 (27.94%) Integration Testing
11 38 (27.94%) ASP.NET
11 38 (27.94%) OO
12 37 (27.21%) XSLT
12 37 (27.21%) Visual Studio
12 37 (27.21%) OOD
12 37 (27.21%) WCF
12 37 (27.21%) Computer Science
12 37 (27.21%) Continuous Deployment
13 36 (26.47%) SOLID
13 36 (26.47%) Test Scripting
14 35 (25.74%) ASP.NET Web API
14 35 (25.74%) Pair Programming
15 34 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
16 31 (22.79%) Capybara
17 29 (21.32%) JIRA
18 26 (19.12%) BDD
19 25 (18.38%) Scrum
20 24 (17.65%) 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 5 (3.68%) CMS
1 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.94%) Confluence
3 1 (0.74%) Apache
3 1 (0.74%) JBoss
3 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (3.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.68%) GitHub
2 3 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.47%) SaaS
4 1 (0.74%) IaaS
4 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) Internet
1 3 (2.21%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.41%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.68%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (3.68%) GIS
3 5 (3.68%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.21%) MySQL
5 3 (2.21%) SQLite
6 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (38.97%) Git (software)
2 45 (33.09%) Cucumber
3 41 (30.15%) Selenium
4 37 (27.21%) Visual Studio
5 31 (22.79%) Capybara
6 29 (21.32%) JIRA
7 18 (13.24%) Jenkins
8 11 (8.09%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.68%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.94%) NUnit
10 4 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.21%) Subversion
12 2 (1.47%) JMeter
12 2 (1.47%) JUnit
12 2 (1.47%) TestNG
13 1 (0.74%) Bugzilla
General
1 17 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Banking
3 3 (2.21%) Games
4 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (37.50%) Developer
2 37 (27.21%) .NET Developer
3 32 (23.53%) C# Developer
4 31 (22.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (22.06%) Test Engineer
6 29 (21.32%) ASP.NET Developer
6 29 (21.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 25 (18.38%) Analyst
7 25 (18.38%) Test Analyst
8 23 (16.91%) Tester
9 22 (16.18%) Automation Tester
10 21 (15.44%) QA Engineer
11 20 (14.71%) Agile .NET Developer
11 20 (14.71%) Agile C# Developer
11 20 (14.71%) Agile Developer
11 20 (14.71%) QA Test Engineer
12 16 (11.76%) Senior Developer
13 14 (10.29%) QA Analyst
13 14 (10.29%) QA Test Analyst
14 13 (9.56%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (40.44%) .NET
2 38 (27.94%) ASP.NET
3 37 (27.21%) WCF
3 37 (27.21%) XSLT
4 35 (25.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (15.44%) RESTful
6 10 (7.35%) Web Services
7 7 (5.15%) HTML
7 7 (5.15%) Node.js
8 6 (4.41%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.68%) PostGIS
9 5 (3.68%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (3.68%) REST
9 5 (3.68%) WebSockets
9 5 (3.68%) XML
10 3 (2.21%) Gherkin
10 3 (2.21%) JSON
11 2 (1.47%) React
11 2 (1.47%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 1 (0.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 43 (31.62%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (27.21%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.88%) User Experience
4 3 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.21%) Internet of Things
4 3 (2.21%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (1.47%) iPhone
5 2 (1.47%) Online Games
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.94%) Linux
2 2 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (0.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (69.85%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (37.50%) TDD
3 49 (36.03%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (27.94%) Integration Testing
4 38 (27.94%) OO
5 37 (27.21%) Continuous Deployment
5 37 (27.21%) OOD
6 36 (26.47%) SOLID
6 36 (26.47%) Test Scripting
7 35 (25.74%) Pair Programming
8 34 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
9 26 (19.12%) BDD
10 25 (18.38%) Scrum
11 16 (11.76%) Manual Testing
12 14 (10.29%) Process Improvement
13 11 (8.09%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (6.62%) Change Management
14 9 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (6.62%) Software Testing
14 9 (6.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 60 (44.12%) C#
1 60 (44.12%) SQL
2 24 (17.65%) Python
3 20 (14.71%) Java
4 16 (11.76%) Ruby
5 15 (11.03%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.62%) PHP
7 7 (5.15%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.41%) VB
9 5 (3.68%) C++
10 4 (2.94%) F#
11 3 (2.21%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.74%) VB6
12 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.82%) Degree
2 6 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (4.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (44.85%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (8.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.74%) Capita
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle