The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Test Engineer
South East / West Sussex
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 25 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.38% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% - -
Number of salaries quoted 24 0 0
Median salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  

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 1035 1098 1089
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 98.38% 97.34% 98.37%
Number of salaries quoted 947 992 938
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 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 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 24 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
Worthing - 10 £37,500 - 1
Haywards Heath - 9 £52,500 -
Gatwick - 2 £42,500 -
Test Automation Engineer
South East

Test Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 31 (81.58%) Test Automation
2 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (65.79%) REST
3 25 (65.79%) Visual Studio
4 20 (52.63%) Test Scripting
5 19 (50.00%) C#
6 18 (47.37%) HP UFT
7 17 (44.74%) Selenium
8 13 (34.21%) TDD
8 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
8 13 (34.21%) Web Development
8 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
8 13 (34.21%) HP
8 13 (34.21%) SQL
8 13 (34.21%) HTML
8 13 (34.21%) CSS
8 13 (34.21%) SOAP
8 13 (34.21%) XML
8 13 (34.21%) DOM
8 13 (34.21%) Automation Testing
9 12 (31.58%) User Stories
9 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (31.58%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
9 12 (31.58%) .NET
9 12 (31.58%) HTTP
9 12 (31.58%) Code Coverage
9 12 (31.58%) JMeter
9 12 (31.58%) Domain-Driven Design
9 12 (31.58%) WebDriver

Test Automation Engineer 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 (10.53%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Visual Studio
2 18 (47.37%) HP UFT
3 17 (44.74%) Selenium
4 12 (31.58%) JMeter
4 12 (31.58%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (31.58%) SpecFlow
4 12 (31.58%) TeamCity
4 12 (31.58%) WebDriver
5 4 (10.53%) JIRA
5 4 (10.53%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.63%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (2.63%) Advertising
1 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) REST
2 13 (34.21%) CSS
2 13 (34.21%) DOM
2 13 (34.21%) HTML
2 13 (34.21%) SOAP
2 13 (34.21%) XML
3 12 (31.58%) .NET
3 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Test Automation
2 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (52.63%) Test Scripting
4 13 (34.21%) Automation Testing
4 13 (34.21%) Software Engineering
4 13 (34.21%) TDD
4 13 (34.21%) Web Development
5 12 (31.58%) Code Coverage
5 12 (31.58%) Domain-Driven Design
5 12 (31.58%) User Stories
6 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Security Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Scrum
8 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
9 4 (10.53%) BDD
9 4 (10.53%) DevOps
9 4 (10.53%) OO
9 4 (10.53%) Performance Testing
10 1 (2.63%) Exploratory Testing
10 1 (2.63%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) C#
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 11 (28.95%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) PHP
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
2 6 (15.79%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SDET
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) HP
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Informatica
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50K DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago