Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Automation Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 142 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - +148
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Engineer 20 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.96% 0.45% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 0
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% - -
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year +12.50% -7.51% +9.49%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 2002 2359 2587
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 96.25% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 2158 2272
West Sussex median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £62,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Test Automation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing - 9 £37,500 -
Gatwick - 6 £45,000 -
Crawley +32 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Test Automation Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 16 (80.00%) HP UFT
3 11 (55.00%) Python
4 10 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (45.00%) Degree
5 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
5 9 (45.00%) Windows
5 9 (45.00%) VBScript
5 9 (45.00%) Manual Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (40.00%) C#
7 7 (35.00%) HTML
7 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
7 7 (35.00%) CSS
7 7 (35.00%) SOAP
7 7 (35.00%) XML
7 7 (35.00%) DOM
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (35.00%) HP
7 7 (35.00%) ISEB
7 7 (35.00%) SQL
7 7 (35.00%) REST
8 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.00%) Java
10 2 (10.00%) Web Services
10 2 (10.00%) Scrum
10 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (10.00%) QA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) HP UFT
2 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) CSS
1 7 (35.00%) DOM
1 7 (35.00%) HTML
1 7 (35.00%) REST
1 7 (35.00%) SOAP
1 7 (35.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (10.00%) RESTful
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (45.00%) Manual Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (10.00%) API Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Kanban
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Usability Testing
5 2 (10.00%) User Stories
6 1 (5.00%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) VBScript
3 8 (40.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) Groovy
6 2 (10.00%) Scala
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Degree
1 9 (45.00%) Numerate Degree
2 7 (35.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) HP
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft