The median annual salary for an Automation Tester was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Tester
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 112 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.19% 0.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1051 1233 1167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.77% 95.43% 98.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4909 6358 5212
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,750 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings that featured Automation Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in West Sussex

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in West Sussex

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in West Sussex over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in West Sussex

Automation Tester
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 Automation Tester within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Worthing -32 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Crawley - 1 £35,000 -
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (82.61%) Selenium
3 15 (65.22%) SQL
4 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (52.17%) QA
6 11 (47.83%) Software Testing
6 11 (47.83%) Scrum
6 11 (47.83%) Visual Studio
7 8 (34.78%) C#
7 8 (34.78%) Finance
8 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
8 7 (30.43%) MySQL
8 7 (30.43%) ISEB
8 7 (30.43%) Time Management
8 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (30.43%) Software Delivery
9 5 (21.74%) BDD
9 5 (21.74%) Java
9 5 (21.74%) HP UFT
9 5 (21.74%) LoadRunner
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 4 (17.39%) JIRA
10 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
10 4 (17.39%) OO
10 4 (17.39%) Confluence
10 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (17.39%) SDLC
10 4 (17.39%) API Testing
10 4 (17.39%) DevOps

Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (17.39%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (82.61%) Selenium
2 11 (47.83%) Visual Studio
3 5 (21.74%) HP UFT
3 5 (21.74%) LoadRunner
4 4 (17.39%) JIRA
5 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
6 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.35%) NUnit
7 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.35%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) Scrum
3 11 (47.83%) Software Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Software Delivery
4 7 (30.43%) Time Management
5 5 (21.74%) BDD
6 4 (17.39%) API Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) DevOps
6 4 (17.39%) OO
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) SDLC
7 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
9 1 (4.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISEB
1 7 (30.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Informatica