The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Crawley region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 59 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 0.24% 2.34% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 2.38% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 3
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% +11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
406 546 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 97.60% 98.20% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 351 435 481
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £22,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Tester
West Sussex

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Crawley

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Crawley

Software Tester
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Crawley region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) WatiN
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Crawley region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WatiN
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification