The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 61 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 0.23% 0.98% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 1.00% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 11
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% +11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Software Tester
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Crawley region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
440 499 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 99.32% 97.84% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 373 442 494
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WatiN
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WatiN
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
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