Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South East > Sussex
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 9 22
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 19 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sussex 15.97% 7.81% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.38% 10.42% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 1
Sussex median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% - +22.22%
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 116 48 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sussex 97.48% 75.00% 92.16%
Number of salaries quoted 92 39 53
Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £38,700 £35,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £74,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Sussex over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (89.47%) Ajax
2 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 17 (89.47%) HTML
2 17 (89.47%) CSS
2 17 (89.47%) XML
2 17 (89.47%) jQuery
2 17 (89.47%) HTML5
2 17 (89.47%) Jenkins
3 11 (57.89%) Grunt
3 11 (57.89%) Test Strategy
3 11 (57.89%) Sass
3 11 (57.89%) DevOps
3 11 (57.89%) Coaching
3 11 (57.89%) Unit Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Drupal
3 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (57.89%) Apache
3 11 (57.89%) XHTML
3 11 (57.89%) E-Commerce
3 11 (57.89%) JSON
3 11 (57.89%) API Integration
3 11 (57.89%) Web Operations
3 11 (57.89%) Cloudflare
4 6 (31.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
4 6 (31.58%) MVC
4 6 (31.58%) Spring
4 6 (31.58%) Maven
4 6 (31.58%) AOP

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 11 (57.89%) Apache
1 11 (57.89%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Cloudflare
2 4 (21.05%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (89.47%) Jenkins
2 11 (57.89%) Grunt
3 6 (31.58%) Cucumber
3 6 (31.58%) JUnit
3 6 (31.58%) Maven
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
1 11 (57.89%) Drupal Developer
1 11 (57.89%) Lead Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Java Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Java Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) Ajax
1 17 (89.47%) CSS
1 17 (89.47%) HTML
1 17 (89.47%) HTML5
1 17 (89.47%) jQuery
1 17 (89.47%) XML
2 11 (57.89%) JSON
2 11 (57.89%) Sass
2 11 (57.89%) XHTML
3 6 (31.58%) JPA
3 6 (31.58%) JSP
3 6 (31.58%) REST
3 6 (31.58%) Spring
3 6 (31.58%) Spring Boot
4 4 (21.05%) RESTful
4 4 (21.05%) Spring MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Java EE
5 2 (10.53%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
1 6 (31.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (21.05%) Fintech
3 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) API Integration
2 11 (57.89%) Coaching
2 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (57.89%) DevOps
2 11 (57.89%) E-Commerce
2 11 (57.89%) Test Strategy
2 11 (57.89%) Unit Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Web Operations
3 6 (31.58%) AOP
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
3 6 (31.58%) Microservices
3 6 (31.58%) MVC
3 6 (31.58%) Web Development
4 4 (21.05%) BDD
4 4 (21.05%) Functional Programming
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) Groovy
2 6 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) AppDynamics
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
1 6 (31.58%) Splunk
2 2 (10.53%) Google
2 2 (10.53%) Twitter