Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Horsham 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 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Sussex > Horsham
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 32 17
Rank change year-on-year -5 -15 +34
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 24 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Horsham 6.58% 6.72% 9.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.21% 7.89% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 8
Horsham median annual salary £45,000 £30,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -11.11% +22.73%
10th Percentile £40,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,250 £41,250
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +27.40%

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 Horsham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Horsham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 333 228 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Horsham 91.23% 85.07% 82.12%
Number of salaries quoted 316 214 103
Horsham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £23,625 £23,500 £22,050
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £53,750
West Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Horsham

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Horsham.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Horsham

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Horsham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation in Horsham.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Horsham

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Horsham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Horsham over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Horsham

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 Horsham region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 18 (75.00%) QA
2 18 (75.00%) ISEB
3 5 (20.83%) Coaching
3 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
3 5 (20.83%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Horsham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Selenium
1 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
1 5 (20.83%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) QA Manager
1 18 (75.00%) QA Test Manager
1 18 (75.00%) Software Manager
1 18 (75.00%) Software QA Manager
1 18 (75.00%) Software Test Manager
1 18 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Coaching
2 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
3 1 (4.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) ISEB
1 18 (75.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft