The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 50 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 1.53% 1.44% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.93% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 1
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -17.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Automated Testing
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
313 414 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 80.05% 74.59% 77.00%
Number of salaries quoted 272 328 376
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Crawley region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Crawley

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Crawley region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) Selenium
3 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
3 9 (64.29%) PHP
4 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
5 7 (50.00%) ColdFusion
5 7 (50.00%) Web Development
5 7 (50.00%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) C++
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 2 (14.29%) JSON
8 2 (14.29%) WPF
8 2 (14.29%) jQuery
8 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
8 2 (14.29%) WinForms
8 2 (14.29%) Squid
8 2 (14.29%) HTML
8 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 2 (14.29%) C#
8 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (14.29%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) Linux
8 2 (14.29%) OO
8 2 (14.29%) Apache

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Crawley region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) ColdFusion
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 2 (14.29%) PHPUnit
3 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (7.14%) Redmine
3 1 (7.14%) WatiN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Tester
2 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) QA Tester
2 7 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Web Tester
2 7 (50.00%) Web Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) JSON
2 2 (14.29%) WPF
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) WinForms
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Web Development
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) OO PHP
5 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Tcl
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
5 1 (7.14%) VBScript
5 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Informatica