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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
South East / West Sussex
Rank 49 102 96
Rank change year-on-year +53 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 46 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.39% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.97% 0.39% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 44 4 2
Median salary £42,500 £61,250 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.61% +58.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,750 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £43,750
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 925 1015 986
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 88.26% 89.43% 87.49%
Number of salaries quoted 848 917 850
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £29,025
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 26 March 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 26 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
Haywards Heath - 12 £52,500 - 1
Crawley +17 11 £42,500 +21.42%
Worthing - 11 £37,500 - 1
Gatwick - 4 £50,000 -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 51 (68.92%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (41.89%) SQL
3 30 (40.54%) Visual Studio
4 29 (39.19%) Selenium
5 27 (36.49%) Software Testing
6 26 (35.14%) REST
7 25 (33.78%) TDD
8 24 (32.43%) C#
8 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
9 23 (31.08%) HP
10 21 (28.38%) Test Scripting
11 19 (25.68%) Software Engineering
12 18 (24.32%) HP UFT
12 18 (24.32%) WebDriver
12 18 (24.32%) QA
13 17 (22.97%) User Stories
13 17 (22.97%) .NET
14 15 (20.27%) JMeter
14 15 (20.27%) Java
14 15 (20.27%) Python
14 15 (20.27%) BDD
15 14 (18.92%) HTML
15 14 (18.92%) CSS
15 14 (18.92%) SOAP
15 14 (18.92%) XML
15 14 (18.92%) DOM
16 13 (17.57%) Scrum
16 13 (17.57%) Automation Testing
16 13 (17.57%) Web Development
17 12 (16.22%) ISTQB

Test Automation
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 9 (12.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.16%) MS Office
2 9 (12.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) HTTP
2 11 (14.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (40.54%) Visual Studio
2 29 (39.19%) Selenium
3 18 (24.32%) HP UFT
3 18 (24.32%) WebDriver
4 15 (20.27%) JMeter
5 12 (16.22%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (16.22%) SpecFlow
5 12 (16.22%) TeamCity
6 10 (13.51%) SoapUI
7 9 (12.16%) JIRA
8 4 (5.41%) LoadRunner
8 4 (5.41%) NUnit
9 3 (4.05%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.05%) JUnit
9 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.35%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (2.70%) Games
1 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
1 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.35%) Advertising
2 1 (1.35%) Automotive
2 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (59.46%) Test Engineer
2 31 (41.89%) Test Automation Engineer
3 24 (32.43%) Automation Test Lead
4 16 (21.62%) Analyst
4 16 (21.62%) Test Analyst
5 10 (13.51%) Automation Team Leader
5 10 (13.51%) Software Test Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Team Leader
5 10 (13.51%) Tester
6 9 (12.16%) Test Leader
6 9 (12.16%) Test Team Leader
7 8 (10.81%) Software Tester
8 6 (8.11%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) QA Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Automation Tester
9 5 (6.76%) Java Automation Tester
9 5 (6.76%) Java Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) QA Test Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 4 (5.41%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.14%) REST
2 17 (22.97%) .NET
3 14 (18.92%) CSS
3 14 (18.92%) DOM
3 14 (18.92%) HTML
3 14 (18.92%) SOAP
3 14 (18.92%) XML
4 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET
4 12 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (13.51%) Web Services
6 5 (6.76%) Gherkin
6 5 (6.76%) RESTful
7 3 (4.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Social Network
2 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) VMS
2 2 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (68.92%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.49%) Software Testing
3 25 (33.78%) TDD
4 21 (28.38%) Test Scripting
5 19 (25.68%) Software Engineering
6 17 (22.97%) User Stories
7 15 (20.27%) BDD
8 13 (17.57%) Automation Testing
8 13 (17.57%) Scrum
8 13 (17.57%) Web Development
9 12 (16.22%) Code Coverage
9 12 (16.22%) Domain-Driven Design
10 10 (13.51%) Performance Testing
10 10 (13.51%) Test Management
11 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing
12 8 (10.81%) Defect Tracking
13 7 (9.46%) Automated Testing
13 7 (9.46%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (9.46%) Process Improvement
14 6 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.89%) SQL
2 24 (32.43%) C#
3 15 (20.27%) Java
3 15 (20.27%) Python
4 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.76%) Groovy
5 5 (6.76%) Scala
6 2 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
7 1 (1.35%) VB
7 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) ISTQB
2 11 (14.86%) ISEB
3 10 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.05%) Degree
5 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.32%) QA
2 5 (6.76%) SDET
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.08%) HP
3 5 (6.76%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.35%) Informatica
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