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

Automated Testing
West Sussex > Horsham
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 40 54
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 25 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Horsham 7.81% 5.20% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.80% 6.44% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 1
Horsham median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% - +100.00%
10th Percentile £32,700 £34,200 £48,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £56,250
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -2.44%

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 255 202 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Horsham 79.69% 80.80% 84.25%
Number of salaries quoted 245 195 218
Horsham median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £24,025 £24,700 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £53,250
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Horsham

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 19 (76.00%) Selenium
2 15 (60.00%) .NET
3 14 (56.00%) C#
3 14 (56.00%) Manual Testing
3 14 (56.00%) WebDriver
4 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
5 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (40.00%) Coaching
7 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (28.00%) Scrum
8 6 (24.00%) Microservices
9 5 (20.00%) QA
10 4 (16.00%) Acceptance Criteria
10 4 (16.00%) SpecFlow
10 4 (16.00%) Finance
10 4 (16.00%) Web Services
11 3 (12.00%) Capita
11 3 (12.00%) NUnit
11 3 (12.00%) JIRA
11 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
11 3 (12.00%) Collaborative Working
12 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
12 2 (8.00%) Degree
12 2 (8.00%) Avionics
12 2 (8.00%) Electronics
12 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
13 1 (4.00%) ISEB
13 1 (4.00%) OOP

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Selenium
2 14 (56.00%) WebDriver
3 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (16.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (12.00%) JIRA
6 3 (12.00%) NUnit
7 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Avionics
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
1 11 (44.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 11 (44.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Scrum Master
2 6 (24.00%) Scrum Master
3 3 (12.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 3 (12.00%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Software Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) QA Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) LINQ
3 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Manual Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Coaching
4 7 (28.00%) Scrum
5 6 (24.00%) Microservices
6 4 (16.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (12.00%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.00%) BDD
9 1 (4.00%) MVC
9 1 (4.00%) OOP
9 1 (4.00%) SDLC
9 1 (4.00%) TDD
9 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Capita