The median annual salary for a Automation Tester was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
South East / West Sussex
Rank 73 104 98
Rank change year-on-year +31 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 21 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.00% 0.18% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 0.18% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 1
Median salary £50,000 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% -13.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +19.71% -11.25%  

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 1030 1105 1110
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 98.28% 97.36% 98.49%
Number of salaries quoted 943 998 958
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

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 26 March 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 26 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 - 6 £31,500 -
Worthing - 4 £51,250 -
Gatwick - 1 £35,000 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £52,500 -
Automation Tester
South East

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 18 (75.00%) Selenium
2 16 (66.67%) SQL
3 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 11 (45.83%) QA
6 10 (41.67%) C#
6 10 (41.67%) Software Testing
6 10 (41.67%) Scrum
7 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Finance
9 6 (25.00%) MySQL
9 6 (25.00%) ISEB
9 6 (25.00%) Time Management
9 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
9 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (25.00%) Software Delivery
10 5 (20.83%) SDLC
10 5 (20.83%) API Testing
10 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
10 5 (20.83%) BDD
10 5 (20.83%) Java
10 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
10 5 (20.83%) HP UFT
10 5 (20.83%) LoadRunner
11 4 (16.67%) OO
11 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
11 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
11 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
11 4 (16.67%) DevOps

Automation Tester Skill Set
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 4 (16.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Selenium
2 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (20.83%) HP UFT
3 5 (20.83%) LoadRunner
4 4 (16.67%) JIRA
4 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.17%) NUnit
6 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.17%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) SOAP
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Scrum
2 10 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 6 (25.00%) Time Management
5 5 (20.83%) API Testing
5 5 (20.83%) BDD
5 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) SDLC
5 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
6 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 4 (16.67%) DevOps
6 4 (16.67%) OO
6 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
1 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Informatica