The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worthing 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Sussex / Worthing
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 9 26
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 32 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worthing 22.22% 10.96% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.88% 12.12% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 2
Median salary £37,500 £40,750 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.97% +7.94%  
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 Worthing with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Worthing
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 134 66 113
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worthing 93.06% 90.41% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 94 58 101
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,450 £60,397
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Worthing

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worthing 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 Worthing

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Worthing

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Worthing

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Worthing

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Worthing over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Worthing

For the 6 months to 27 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 Worthing region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 49 (89.09%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (61.82%) SOAP
2 34 (61.82%) REST
3 30 (54.55%) XML
4 25 (45.45%) Visual Studio
5 24 (43.64%) HTML
5 24 (43.64%) CSS
6 23 (41.82%) C#
7 22 (40.00%) HP
8 21 (38.18%) SQL
8 21 (38.18%) Test Scripting
9 20 (36.36%) DOM
9 20 (36.36%) HP UFT
9 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
10 17 (30.91%) Scrum
11 15 (27.27%) SDLC
12 14 (25.45%) MVC
12 14 (25.45%) Relational Database
12 14 (25.45%) JSON
13 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
13 10 (18.18%) RDBMS
13 10 (18.18%) XSD
13 10 (18.18%) XSL
13 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
13 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
13 10 (18.18%) .NET
13 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
13 10 (18.18%) .NET Framework
13 10 (18.18%) WCF
13 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worthing 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 7 (12.73%) Confluence
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) G Suite
2 2 (3.64%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) Relational Database
2 10 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 20 (36.36%) HP UFT
3 9 (16.36%) JIRA
3 9 (16.36%) SoapUI
4 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.91%) Selenium
6 5 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
7 4 (7.27%) JUnit
7 4 (7.27%) Maven
7 4 (7.27%) Subversion
8 2 (3.64%) JMeter
8 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
1 6 (10.91%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Test Automation Engineer
1 20 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Developer
3 12 (21.82%) Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Test Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 10 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
4 10 (18.18%) .NET Software Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) Agile .NET Developer
4 10 (18.18%) Agile C# Developer
4 10 (18.18%) Agile Developer
4 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 10 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 10 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
4 10 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Software Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (61.82%) REST
1 34 (61.82%) SOAP
2 30 (54.55%) XML
3 24 (43.64%) CSS
3 24 (43.64%) HTML
4 20 (36.36%) DOM
5 14 (25.45%) JSON
6 10 (18.18%) .NET
6 10 (18.18%) .NET Core
6 10 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (18.18%) Entity Framework
6 10 (18.18%) React
6 10 (18.18%) WCF
6 10 (18.18%) XSD
6 10 (18.18%) XSL
7 7 (12.73%) Middleware
7 7 (12.73%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Linux
1 4 (7.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (89.09%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.18%) Test Scripting
3 17 (30.91%) Scrum
4 15 (27.27%) SDLC
5 14 (25.45%) MVC
6 10 (18.18%) Microservices
6 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 10 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 9 (16.36%) Software Testing
8 7 (12.73%) DevOps
9 6 (10.91%) Time Management
10 5 (9.09%) API Testing
10 5 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (7.27%) Change Management
11 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.27%) Open Source
11 4 (7.27%) OWASP
11 4 (7.27%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (7.27%) Service Management
11 4 (7.27%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) C#
2 21 (38.18%) SQL
3 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.55%) Java
5 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.27%) Ruby
5 4 (7.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) ISEB
2 6 (10.91%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) GAMP
2 1 (1.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) HP
2 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle
4 6 (10.91%) Google
5 3 (5.45%) Atlassian
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