Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 33 31
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 105 157 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 5.82% 7.25% 10.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.42% 8.31% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 82 93 190
East Sussex median annual salary £40,250 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.33% -21.05% +18.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,700 £33,175
90th Percentile £55,000 £59,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,700
% change year-on-year - -2.75% +2.82%

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1635 1890 1949
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 90.63% 87.26% 85.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1429 1652 1642
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +3 94 £42,000 +20.00% 8
Hove +3 6 £32,500 -41.96%
Hastings - 2 £29,000 -
Eastbourne - 1 £40,500 -
Test Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 59 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (41.90%) QA
2 44 (41.90%) Selenium
3 37 (35.24%) Cucumber
4 34 (32.38%) SQL
5 33 (31.43%) Test Scripting
6 30 (28.57%) Capybara
7 27 (25.71%) C#
8 25 (23.81%) TDD
8 25 (23.81%) Git (software)
9 23 (21.90%) JIRA
10 22 (20.95%) .NET
11 21 (20.00%) Python
11 21 (20.00%) BDD
12 19 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (17.14%) Java
13 18 (17.14%) RESTful
14 17 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (16.19%) Finance
15 16 (15.24%) ASP.NET
15 16 (15.24%) Ruby
15 16 (15.24%) Jenkins
16 15 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (14.29%) Manual Testing
16 15 (14.29%) HTML
16 15 (14.29%) OO
17 14 (13.33%) Scrum
18 13 (12.38%) HTML5
18 13 (12.38%) CSS
18 13 (12.38%) PHP

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 2 (1.90%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) G Suite
1 2 (1.90%) Office 365
1 2 (1.90%) Slack
2 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.95%) IaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) PaaS
2 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) MySQL
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (41.90%) Selenium
2 37 (35.24%) Cucumber
3 30 (28.57%) Capybara
4 25 (23.81%) Git (software)
5 23 (21.90%) JIRA
6 16 (15.24%) Jenkins
7 12 (11.43%) Visual Studio
8 11 (10.48%) WebDriver
9 9 (8.57%) JMeter
10 7 (6.67%) JUnit
11 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (4.76%) TeamCity
13 4 (3.81%) Bugzilla
13 4 (3.81%) Moq
13 4 (3.81%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (3.81%) SpecFlow
14 2 (1.90%) LoadRunner
14 2 (1.90%) SoapUI
15 1 (0.95%) ReSharper
15 1 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 17 (16.19%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Banking
2 5 (4.76%) Games
2 5 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (1.90%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (30.48%) Analyst
1 32 (30.48%) Test Analyst
2 29 (27.62%) Test Engineer
3 25 (23.81%) Developer
4 24 (22.86%) QA Engineer
5 23 (21.90%) QA Analyst
5 23 (21.90%) QA Test Analyst
6 19 (18.10%) QA Test Engineer
7 17 (16.19%) Tester
8 16 (15.24%) .NET Developer
8 16 (15.24%) Automation Tester
9 15 (14.29%) C# Developer
10 14 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (9.52%) Agile .NET Developer
11 10 (9.52%) Agile C# Developer
11 10 (9.52%) Agile Developer
11 10 (9.52%) C# WCF Developer
11 10 (9.52%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.95%) .NET
2 18 (17.14%) RESTful
3 16 (15.24%) ASP.NET
4 15 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (14.29%) HTML
5 13 (12.38%) CSS
5 13 (12.38%) HTML5
6 12 (11.43%) WCF
7 11 (10.48%) AngularJS
7 11 (10.48%) XSLT
8 9 (8.57%) jQuery
9 7 (6.67%) JSON
9 7 (6.67%) React
10 6 (5.71%) CSS3
11 5 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (4.76%) Node.js
11 5 (4.76%) Sass
11 5 (4.76%) XML
12 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (1.90%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.71%) User Experience
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.71%) Windows
2 4 (3.81%) Linux
2 4 (3.81%) Unix
3 1 (0.95%) Android
3 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (31.43%) Test Scripting
3 25 (23.81%) TDD
4 21 (20.00%) BDD
5 19 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 15 (14.29%) OO
7 14 (13.33%) Scrum
8 11 (10.48%) Continuous Deployment
8 11 (10.48%) Integration Testing
8 11 (10.48%) OOD
8 11 (10.48%) Pair Programming
8 11 (10.48%) SOLID
9 10 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
10 9 (8.57%) Functional Testing
10 9 (8.57%) MVC
11 8 (7.62%) Software Engineering
12 7 (6.67%) Performance Testing
12 7 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.38%) SQL
2 27 (25.71%) C#
3 21 (20.00%) Python
4 18 (17.14%) Java
5 16 (15.24%) Ruby
6 13 (12.38%) PHP
7 11 (10.48%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.90%) Scala
9 1 (0.95%) F#
9 1 (0.95%) VB
9 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) ISEB
1 5 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.81%) Degree
3 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (41.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.81%) Google
3 2 (1.90%) HP
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: ££competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £75K Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
Interquest - Korus Group - Chester
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton
Omnicell
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Brighton
The Access group
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago