Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South East > Sussex
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 11 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - +26
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sussex 11.54% 12.96% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.76% 13.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Sussex median annual salary £70,000 - -
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 51 52 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sussex 98.08% 96.30% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 35 34 34
Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +27.78% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £43,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,000 £76,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Sussex

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) Grunt
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Coaching
2 5 (83.33%) API Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Web Operations
2 5 (83.33%) Cloudflare
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) XHTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) Ajax
2 5 (83.33%) JSON
2 5 (83.33%) Drupal
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (83.33%) Sass
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Express
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Hyperledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Cloudflare
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Blockchain
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Grunt
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Lead Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Blockchain Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Blockchain Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Ajax
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) HTML5
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) JSON
1 5 (83.33%) Sass
1 5 (83.33%) XHTML
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Express
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) React
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (83.33%) API Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Coaching
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Web Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Cryptocurrency
3 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (16.67%) Data Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree