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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 45 59
Rank change year-on-year +18 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 97 74 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.92% 5.71% 4.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.08% 6.38% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 80 71 52
Median salary £47,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £54,500
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 962 1160 1068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 88.42% 89.58% 89.90%
Number of salaries quoted 860 1096 953
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 22 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 22 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 -8 30 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Crawley +21 19 £42,500 - 1
Haywards Heath +8 12 £52,500 +77.96%
Gatwick +1 9 £50,000 -3.84% 1
Horsham - 7 £40,000 -
Test Automation
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 87 (38.67%) SQL
4 71 (31.56%) .NET
5 56 (24.89%) Selenium
6 53 (23.56%) HTML
7 51 (22.67%) Java
7 51 (22.67%) Visual Studio
8 49 (21.78%) Scrum
8 49 (21.78%) REST
9 48 (21.33%) Software Engineering
10 42 (18.67%) Test Scripting
11 40 (17.78%) CSS
11 40 (17.78%) Microsoft
11 40 (17.78%) .NET Framework
11 40 (17.78%) Software Testing
12 38 (16.89%) QA
13 35 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (15.56%) Windows
14 34 (15.11%) ASP.NET
14 34 (15.11%) JavaScript
14 34 (15.11%) WCF
15 33 (14.67%) SOAP
15 33 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web API
16 32 (14.22%) Unit Testing
16 32 (14.22%) TDD
17 31 (13.78%) XML
17 31 (13.78%) C++
17 31 (13.78%) Linux
18 29 (12.89%) 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 20 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.78%) 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 20 (8.89%) 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 23 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.56%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.11%) MySQL
5 5 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.78%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.33%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.89%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (24.89%) Selenium
2 51 (22.67%) Visual Studio
3 28 (12.44%) HP UFT
4 27 (12.00%) WebDriver
5 18 (8.00%) Eclipse
6 16 (7.11%) JIRA
7 15 (6.67%) JMeter
8 14 (6.22%) SoapUI
9 12 (5.33%) Git (software)
9 12 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (4.89%) SpecFlow
11 10 (4.44%) Jenkins
11 10 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (4.44%) TeamCity
12 9 (4.00%) Subversion
13 8 (3.56%) LoadRunner
14 7 (3.11%) Cucumber
15 6 (2.67%) Firebug
15 6 (2.67%) JUnit
16 4 (1.78%) NUnit
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 70 (31.11%) Developer
2 63 (28.00%) Test Engineer
3 44 (19.56%) Test Automation Engineer
4 41 (18.22%) Analyst
4 41 (18.22%) Test Analyst
4 41 (18.22%) Tester
5 34 (15.11%) C# Developer
6 30 (13.33%) Java Developer
7 24 (10.67%) Automation Tester
8 23 (10.22%) C++ Developer
8 23 (10.22%) C++/C# Developer
9 22 (9.78%) Lead Developer
10 21 (9.33%) Software Tester
11 19 (8.44%) Automation Test Analyst
12 18 (8.00%) Automation Test Lead
12 18 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
13 17 (7.56%) C# Software Engineer
13 17 (7.56%) Software Engineer
14 16 (7.11%) C# Software Developer
14 16 (7.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (31.56%) .NET
2 53 (23.56%) HTML
3 49 (21.78%) REST
4 40 (17.78%) .NET Framework
4 40 (17.78%) CSS
5 34 (15.11%) ASP.NET
5 34 (15.11%) WCF
6 33 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 33 (14.67%) SOAP
7 31 (13.78%) XML
8 23 (10.22%) AngularJS
9 20 (8.89%) DOM
9 20 (8.89%) JSON
9 20 (8.89%) React
10 16 (7.11%) J2EE
11 15 (6.67%) Spring
12 12 (5.33%) Web Services
13 9 (4.00%) JDBC
13 9 (4.00%) XSD
13 9 (4.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.78%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.56%) 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 16 (7.11%) 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 49 (21.78%) Scrum
3 48 (21.33%) Software Engineering
4 42 (18.67%) Test Scripting
5 40 (17.78%) Software Testing
6 35 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (14.22%) TDD
7 32 (14.22%) Unit Testing
8 26 (11.56%) BDD
8 26 (11.56%) MVC
9 25 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 22 (9.78%) Time Management
11 21 (9.33%) OO
12 18 (8.00%) Regression Testing
13 17 (7.56%) Web Development
14 16 (7.11%) Microservices
14 16 (7.11%) Root Cause Analysis
14 16 (7.11%) SOA
15 15 (6.67%) DevOps
15 15 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 91 (40.44%) C#
2 87 (38.67%) SQL
3 51 (22.67%) Java
4 34 (15.11%) JavaScript
5 31 (13.78%) C++
6 28 (12.44%) Python
7 8 (3.56%) C
7 8 (3.56%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.11%) PHP
8 7 (3.11%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.67%) Scala
10 4 (1.78%) Perl
10 4 (1.78%) Ruby
11 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.33%) VBScript
12 2 (0.89%) Haskell
12 2 (0.89%) ML
13 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 25 (11.11%) Degree
2 17 (7.56%) ISEB
3 15 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.33%) 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 9 (4.00%) 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: 6 days ago
Crawley
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + plus benefits plus bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, Sussex
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £49,400 - £54,600
Posted: 12 days ago