Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Sussex > Horsham
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 37 31
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 29 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Horsham 8.61% 6.97% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.28% 8.19% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 4
Horsham median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +55.56% +35.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £27,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £41,250
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +9.20% +14.47%

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 282 281 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Horsham 83.68% 85.15% 84.73%
Number of salaries quoted 269 268 157
Horsham median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £53,750
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Horsham

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Horsham region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) Selenium
3 13 (44.83%) Manual Testing
3 13 (44.83%) C#
3 13 (44.83%) WebDriver
4 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
4 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
4 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
4 12 (41.38%) Coaching
5 10 (34.48%) QA
6 9 (31.03%) ISTQB
6 9 (31.03%) ISEB
7 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
8 5 (17.24%) Microservices
8 5 (17.24%) Scrum
9 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Finance
9 1 (3.45%) Web Services
9 1 (3.45%) NUnit
9 1 (3.45%) JIRA
9 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
9 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (3.45%) DevOps
9 1 (3.45%) Acceptance Criteria
9 1 (3.45%) Collaborative Working

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 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Selenium
2 13 (44.83%) WebDriver
3 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
4 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) NUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
1 12 (41.38%) Automation Test Analyst
1 12 (41.38%) Test Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) QA Manager
2 9 (31.03%) QA Test Manager
2 9 (31.03%) Software Manager
2 9 (31.03%) Software QA Manager
2 9 (31.03%) Software Test Manager
2 9 (31.03%) Test Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Scrum Master
3 5 (17.24%) Scrum Master
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
4 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.45%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Manual Testing
3 12 (41.38%) Coaching
4 5 (17.24%) Microservices
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (3.45%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) ISEB
1 9 (31.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft