The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 44 66
Rank change year-on-year +10 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 94 75 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.74% 5.80% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.96% 6.52% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 77 73 43
Median salary £47,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.58% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 944 1151 1060
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.81% 89.09% 89.68%
Number of salaries quoted 846 1094 942
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in West Sussex

Test Automation
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in West Sussex

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

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

Salary histogram for Test Automation in West Sussex

Test Automation
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 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 -9 32 £37,500 -7.97% 4
Crawley +29 17 £42,500 - 1
Haywards Heath +8 12 £52,500 +46.85%
Gatwick 0 9 £47,500 -8.65% 1
Horsham - 8 £46,250 -
Test Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 159 (70.67%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (40.44%) C#
3 88 (39.11%) SQL
4 71 (31.56%) .NET
5 55 (24.44%) Selenium
6 54 (24.00%) HTML
7 52 (23.11%) Java
8 50 (22.22%) Scrum
9 49 (21.78%) Visual Studio
9 49 (21.78%) REST
10 47 (20.89%) Software Engineering
11 43 (19.11%) Test Scripting
12 41 (18.22%) CSS
13 40 (17.78%) Microsoft
13 40 (17.78%) .NET Framework
13 40 (17.78%) Software Testing
14 38 (16.89%) QA
15 36 (16.00%) JavaScript
16 35 (15.56%) ASP.NET
16 35 (15.56%) SOAP
16 35 (15.56%) Windows
16 35 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (15.11%) WCF
17 34 (15.11%) ASP.NET Web API
18 32 (14.22%) XML
19 31 (13.78%) Linux
19 31 (13.78%) Unit Testing
19 31 (13.78%) TDD
20 30 (13.33%) C++
20 30 (13.33%) Analytical Skills

Test Automation
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 11 (4.89%) BizTalk Server
1 11 (4.89%) Confluence
1 11 (4.89%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.56%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (2.67%) CMS
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.89%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.44%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.22%) GitHub
4 2 (0.89%) G Suite
4 2 (0.89%) Office 365
4 2 (0.89%) Slack
5 1 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.44%) HTTP
2 16 (7.11%) Wireless
3 2 (0.89%) Firewall
3 2 (0.89%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.44%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.11%) MySQL
5 5 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.89%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 55 (24.44%) Selenium
2 49 (21.78%) Visual Studio
3 29 (12.89%) HP UFT
4 25 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 18 (8.00%) Eclipse
6 16 (7.11%) JIRA
7 15 (6.67%) SoapUI
8 13 (5.78%) JMeter
9 12 (5.33%) Git (software)
9 12 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (4.89%) Jenkins
11 10 (4.44%) SpecFlow
12 9 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (4.00%) Subversion
12 9 (4.00%) TeamCity
13 8 (3.56%) LoadRunner
14 6 (2.67%) Cucumber
14 6 (2.67%) Firebug
15 5 (2.22%) JUnit
16 4 (1.78%) Maven
General
1 27 (12.00%) Finance
2 6 (2.67%) Manufacturing
2 6 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (1.33%) Marketing
4 2 (0.89%) Publishing
4 2 (0.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.44%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Automotive
5 1 (0.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (31.56%) Developer
2 62 (27.56%) Test Engineer
3 44 (19.56%) Test Automation Engineer
4 40 (17.78%) Analyst
4 40 (17.78%) Test Analyst
4 40 (17.78%) Tester
5 34 (15.11%) C# Developer
6 30 (13.33%) Java Developer
7 23 (10.22%) Automation Tester
8 22 (9.78%) C++ Developer
8 22 (9.78%) C++/C# Developer
9 21 (9.33%) Lead Developer
9 21 (9.33%) Software Tester
10 19 (8.44%) Automation Test Analyst
11 18 (8.00%) C# Software Engineer
11 18 (8.00%) Software Engineer
11 18 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
12 17 (7.56%) Automation Test Lead
12 17 (7.56%) C# Software Developer
12 17 (7.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (31.56%) .NET
2 54 (24.00%) HTML
3 49 (21.78%) REST
4 41 (18.22%) CSS
5 40 (17.78%) .NET Framework
6 35 (15.56%) ASP.NET
6 35 (15.56%) SOAP
7 34 (15.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 34 (15.11%) WCF
8 32 (14.22%) XML
9 25 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 21 (9.33%) JSON
10 21 (9.33%) React
11 20 (8.89%) DOM
12 17 (7.56%) J2EE
13 15 (6.67%) Spring
14 12 (5.33%) Web Services
15 10 (4.44%) .NET Core
15 10 (4.44%) XSD
15 10 (4.44%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.78%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.00%) User Experience
5 6 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.22%) Social Network
7 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.56%) Windows
2 31 (13.78%) Linux
3 17 (7.56%) Unix
4 5 (2.22%) Android
4 5 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (70.67%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (22.22%) Scrum
3 47 (20.89%) Software Engineering
4 43 (19.11%) Test Scripting
5 40 (17.78%) Software Testing
6 35 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (13.78%) TDD
7 31 (13.78%) Unit Testing
8 27 (12.00%) MVC
9 26 (11.56%) BDD
9 26 (11.56%) Waterfall
10 22 (9.78%) Time Management
11 21 (9.33%) OO
12 18 (8.00%) Regression Testing
13 17 (7.56%) Microservices
14 16 (7.11%) DevOps
14 16 (7.11%) SOA
14 16 (7.11%) Web Development
15 15 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
15 15 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 91 (40.44%) C#
2 88 (39.11%) SQL
3 52 (23.11%) Java
4 36 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 30 (13.33%) C++
6 28 (12.44%) Python
7 9 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.56%) C
8 8 (3.56%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.11%) PHP
10 6 (2.67%) Scala
11 4 (1.78%) Perl
11 4 (1.78%) Ruby
11 4 (1.78%) VBScript
12 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.89%) Haskell
13 2 (0.89%) ML
14 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 27 (12.00%) Degree
2 18 (8.00%) ISEB
3 15 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.78%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.33%) PMP
6 2 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (16.89%) QA
2 6 (2.67%) GAMP
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.44%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.89%) Puppet
2 2 (0.89%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 40 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.22%) HP
3 10 (4.44%) Oracle
4 6 (2.67%) Google
5 3 (1.33%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.89%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.44%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.44%) hybris
7 1 (0.44%) Informatica
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + plus benefits plus bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Worthing, Sussex
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £49,400 - £54,600
Posted: 18 days ago