The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £37,500 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 Test Engineer
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 109 108
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 19 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.77% 0.46% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 0.49% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 1
Median salary £37,500 £55,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.81% +89.65%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 1051 1233 1167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.77% 95.43% 98.73%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1169 1038
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Engineer in West Sussex

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Test Automation Engineer in West Sussex

Test Automation Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

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

Salary histogram for Test Automation Engineer in West Sussex

Test Automation Engineer
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 Test Automation Engineer 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 - 10 £37,500 - 1
Crawley - 5 £47,500 -
Gatwick - 4 £45,000 - 1
Test Automation Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Test Automation Engineer 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 Test Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (65.91%) Visual Studio
3 29 (65.91%) HP UFT
3 29 (65.91%) REST
4 25 (56.82%) Test Scripting
5 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 20 (45.45%) HP
5 20 (45.45%) HTML
5 20 (45.45%) XML
5 20 (45.45%) DOM
5 20 (45.45%) CSS
5 20 (45.45%) SOAP
6 19 (43.18%) C#
7 18 (40.91%) SQL
8 17 (38.64%) Selenium
9 12 (27.27%) WebDriver
10 10 (22.73%) Web Development
11 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
11 9 (20.45%) TDD
11 9 (20.45%) Domain-Driven Design
11 9 (20.45%) HTTP
11 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
11 9 (20.45%) .NET
11 9 (20.45%) Python
11 9 (20.45%) Code Coverage
11 9 (20.45%) JMeter
11 9 (20.45%) SpecFlow
11 9 (20.45%) User Stories
11 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET Web API

Test Automation Engineer 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 (9.09%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (65.91%) HP UFT
1 29 (65.91%) Visual Studio
2 17 (38.64%) Selenium
3 12 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 9 (20.45%) JMeter
4 9 (20.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (20.45%) SpecFlow
4 9 (20.45%) TeamCity
5 4 (9.09%) JIRA
5 4 (9.09%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.27%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (2.27%) Advertising
1 1 (2.27%) Automotive
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (65.91%) REST
2 20 (45.45%) CSS
2 20 (45.45%) DOM
2 20 (45.45%) HTML
2 20 (45.45%) SOAP
2 20 (45.45%) XML
3 9 (20.45%) .NET
3 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET
3 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (56.82%) Test Scripting
4 10 (22.73%) Web Development
5 9 (20.45%) Code Coverage
5 9 (20.45%) Domain-Driven Design
5 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
5 9 (20.45%) TDD
5 9 (20.45%) User Stories
6 5 (11.36%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) Scrum
7 4 (9.09%) BDD
7 4 (9.09%) DevOps
7 4 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
7 4 (9.09%) OO
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 4 (9.09%) SDET
7 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) C#
2 18 (40.91%) SQL
3 9 (20.45%) Python
4 6 (13.64%) Java
5 4 (9.09%) VBScript
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) ISEB
2 5 (11.36%) Degree
3 4 (9.09%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) HP
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Informatica
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + plus benefits plus bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago