The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
South East / West Sussex
Rank 73 74 84
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 26 32 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.54% 2.88% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 3.21% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 16
Median salary £31,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.25% -3.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £63,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 902 996 959
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 88.00% 89.49% 86.79%
Number of salaries quoted 827 899 825
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,869
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +10.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in West Sussex

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in West Sussex

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in West Sussex over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in West Sussex

Automated Testing
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +17 15 £31,500 -3.07% 2
Worthing -7 1 £55,000 -
Gatwick -13 1 £75,000 +219.14%
Horsham - 1 £40,000 - 1
Automated Testing
South East

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 19 (35.19%) HTML
1 19 (35.19%) CSS
1 19 (35.19%) Software Engineering
2 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (29.63%) ISTQB
3 16 (29.63%) Selenium
3 16 (29.63%) Java
3 16 (29.63%) Scrum
4 15 (27.78%) SQL
5 14 (25.93%) Degree
6 13 (24.07%) QA
6 13 (24.07%) C++
6 13 (24.07%) ISEB
7 12 (22.22%) C#
7 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 12 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 11 (20.37%) Security Testing
9 10 (18.52%) Windows
9 10 (18.52%) Linux
9 10 (18.52%) User Experience
9 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (16.67%) Software Testing
11 8 (14.81%) Refactoring
11 8 (14.81%) Test Scripting
11 8 (14.81%) HTTP
11 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.81%) Sass
11 8 (14.81%) Front End Development
11 8 (14.81%) Test Strategy
11 8 (14.81%) SignalR

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 7 (12.96%) CMS
2 6 (11.11%) Confluence
3 4 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Selenium
2 7 (12.96%) Firebug
3 6 (11.11%) JIRA
4 5 (9.26%) SoapUI
4 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.70%) Mockito
7 1 (1.85%) JUnit
7 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Tester
2 12 (22.22%) Analyst
2 12 (22.22%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Software Test Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Test Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Automation Tester
5 8 (14.81%) Angular Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Automation Test Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (14.81%) UI Developer
5 8 (14.81%) UI/UX Developer
5 8 (14.81%) UX Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Administrator
7 5 (9.26%) Junior
7 5 (9.26%) Junior Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Software Tester
7 5 (9.26%) Web Administrator
8 4 (7.41%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) CSS
1 19 (35.19%) HTML
2 12 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 8 (14.81%) Sass
3 8 (14.81%) SignalR
4 6 (11.11%) .NET
4 6 (11.11%) RESTful
5 5 (9.26%) Gherkin
5 5 (9.26%) Spring
5 5 (9.26%) Web Services
6 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (7.41%) J2EE
6 4 (7.41%) React
7 3 (5.56%) Ajax
7 3 (5.56%) JSON
7 3 (5.56%) XML
8 2 (3.70%) jQuery
8 2 (3.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (18.52%) User Experience
2 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Smartcard
4 2 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Linux
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Android
2 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Software Engineering
2 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (29.63%) Scrum
4 11 (20.37%) Security Testing
5 9 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 8 (14.81%) Front End Development
6 8 (14.81%) Refactoring
6 8 (14.81%) Test Scripting
6 8 (14.81%) Test Strategy
7 7 (12.96%) Change Management
7 7 (12.96%) Content Management
7 7 (12.96%) Exploratory Testing
7 7 (12.96%) Load Testing
7 7 (12.96%) TDD
7 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 6 (11.11%) Software Delivery
8 6 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) Java
2 15 (27.78%) SQL
3 13 (24.07%) C++
4 12 (22.22%) C#
4 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.11%) Scala
6 5 (9.26%) C
6 5 (9.26%) Groovy
7 3 (5.56%) Embedded C
7 3 (5.56%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.70%) PHP
8 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.85%) Ruby
9 1 (1.85%) VB
9 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) ISTQB
2 14 (25.93%) Degree
3 13 (24.07%) ISEB
4 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.70%) hybris
4 1 (1.85%) Google
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40k doe
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k - 36k
Posted: 6 days ago