Period
to 19 October 2018

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 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Sussex > Worthing
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 14 33
Rank change year-on-year -6 +19 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 52 68 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worthing 11.87% 23.37% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.68% 24.82% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 38 40 2
Worthing median annual salary £45,000 £52,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.46% -13.33% +84.62%
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £54,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,875 £65,750
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +9.20% +14.47%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Worthing with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worthing
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 410 274 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worthing 93.61% 94.16% 90.76%
Number of salaries quoted 283 221 134
Worthing median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £66,250 £55,000
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +5.88%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Worthing

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worthing.

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 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Worthing

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Worthing region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 52 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (88.46%) Scrum
3 39 (75.00%) C#
4 33 (63.46%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (50.00%) Finance
5 26 (50.00%) SQL
6 24 (46.15%) JIRA
6 24 (46.15%) QA
6 24 (46.15%) Selenium
6 24 (46.15%) Performance Testing
6 24 (46.15%) Kanban
6 24 (46.15%) Confluence
6 24 (46.15%) Acceptance Criteria
6 24 (46.15%) Exploratory Testing
7 23 (44.23%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 23 (44.23%) REST
7 23 (44.23%) Functional Testing
7 23 (44.23%) User Experience
7 23 (44.23%) WebDriver
7 23 (44.23%) Stress Testing
7 23 (44.23%) JSON
7 23 (44.23%) Requirements Analysis
7 23 (44.23%) HP
7 23 (44.23%) HP UFT
7 23 (44.23%) Regression Testing
8 20 (38.46%) Relational Database
9 16 (30.77%) .NET
9 16 (30.77%) RESTful
10 15 (28.85%) CSS
10 15 (28.85%) Software Engineering

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 24 (46.15%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 11 (21.15%) RDBMS
2 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (46.15%) JIRA
1 24 (46.15%) Selenium
2 23 (44.23%) HP UFT
2 23 (44.23%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Developer
2 23 (44.23%) Analyst
2 23 (44.23%) Automation Tester
2 23 (44.23%) QA Analyst
2 23 (44.23%) QA Automation Analyst
2 23 (44.23%) QA Automation Tester
2 23 (44.23%) QA Tester
2 23 (44.23%) Senior Analyst
2 23 (44.23%) Senior Automation Tester
2 23 (44.23%) Senior QA Analyst
2 23 (44.23%) Senior QA Tester
2 23 (44.23%) Senior Tester
2 23 (44.23%) Tester
3 14 (26.92%) .NET Developer
3 14 (26.92%) .NET Software Developer
3 14 (26.92%) .NET Software Engineer
3 14 (26.92%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (26.92%) C# Software Developer
3 14 (26.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 14 (26.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) JSON
1 23 (44.23%) REST
2 16 (30.77%) .NET
2 16 (30.77%) RESTful
3 15 (28.85%) CSS
4 14 (26.92%) .NET Core
4 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 13 (25.00%) SOAP
5 13 (25.00%) XML
6 12 (23.08%) Ajax
6 12 (23.08%) CSS3
6 12 (23.08%) HTML
6 12 (23.08%) HTML5
7 11 (21.15%) .NET Framework
7 11 (21.15%) Entity Framework
7 11 (21.15%) React
7 11 (21.15%) WCF
7 11 (21.15%) XSD
7 11 (21.15%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (44.23%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (88.46%) Scrum
3 33 (63.46%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (46.15%) Acceptance Criteria
4 24 (46.15%) Exploratory Testing
4 24 (46.15%) Kanban
4 24 (46.15%) Performance Testing
5 23 (44.23%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 23 (44.23%) Functional Testing
5 23 (44.23%) Regression Testing
5 23 (44.23%) Requirements Analysis
5 23 (44.23%) Stress Testing
6 15 (28.85%) Software Engineering
7 14 (26.92%) Microservices
8 13 (25.00%) MVC
9 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (21.15%) Waterfall
10 9 (17.31%) Service Design
11 5 (9.62%) DevOps
12 3 (5.77%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 39 (75.00%) C#
2 26 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 13 (25.00%) Java
4 13 (25.00%) Scala
5 9 (17.31%) Java 8
6 1 (1.92%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (46.15%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) HP
2 1 (1.92%) Atlassian