The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 60 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 10 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 0.52% 2.58% 5.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 3.23% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 6
Average salary £30,750 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.25%
Software 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
295 310 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 76.42% 79.90% 71.97%
Number of salaries quoted 258 267 325
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Crawley

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Crawley

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (60.00%) Tcl
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Rational Robot
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) NUnit
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) WebLOAD
2 3 (60.00%) CSQA
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 3 (60.00%) Calabash
2 3 (60.00%) LoadUI
2 3 (60.00%) Appium

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Crawley region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) SQLPlus
2 2 (40.00%) DataStage
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (60.00%) Rational Robot
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) NUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) WebLOAD
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Calabash
2 3 (60.00%) LoadUI
2 3 (60.00%) Appium
3 2 (40.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) QMS
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Tcl
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) CSQA
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) HP