The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Crawley region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 46 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 2.99% 2.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 3.83% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 0
Average salary £32,500 £41,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.15% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
341 444 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 85.04% 76.55% 77.86%
Number of salaries quoted 294 329 381
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Testing
West Sussex

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 22 July 2014, 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 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 12 (41.38%) Integration Testing
3 11 (37.93%) C
3 11 (37.93%) C++
3 11 (37.93%) MS Office
3 11 (37.93%) VxWorks
3 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
3 11 (37.93%) Aerospace
3 11 (37.93%) Device Driver
3 11 (37.93%) Military
3 11 (37.93%) Information Management
3 11 (37.93%) JSF
3 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
3 11 (37.93%) Requirements Management
3 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
3 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (37.93%) Communications Security
3 11 (37.93%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (34.48%) Degree
5 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
5 9 (31.03%) Chip and PIN
5 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
5 9 (31.03%) Avionics
6 8 (27.59%) ISEB
6 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
7 7 (24.14%) PHP
7 7 (24.14%) UML

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (24.14%) ColdFusion
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (37.93%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (24.14%) Selenium
3 3 (10.34%) JIRA
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 11 (37.93%) Telecoms
1 11 (37.93%) Aerospace
1 11 (37.93%) Military
2 9 (31.03%) Avionics
3 7 (24.14%) Electronics
4 3 (10.34%) Finance
5 2 (6.90%) Retail
6 1 (3.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 13 (44.83%) Test Analyst
3 11 (37.93%) Software Engineer
4 10 (34.48%) Tester
5 9 (31.03%) Web Tester
6 7 (24.14%) Web Engineer
6 7 (24.14%) Test Engineer
6 7 (24.14%) QA Tester
6 7 (24.14%) QA Engineer
6 7 (24.14%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Trainee Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Trainee Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Trainee
7 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) JSF
2 7 (24.14%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) JSP
3 1 (3.45%) Servlets
3 1 (3.45%) Ajax
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Device Driver
2 9 (31.03%) Chip and PIN
2 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.90%) GIS
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) VxWorks
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Integration Testing
2 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
2 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
2 11 (37.93%) Requirements Management
2 11 (37.93%) Information Management
2 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (37.93%) Communications Security
3 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
4 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
4 7 (24.14%) UML
4 7 (24.14%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (24.14%) OO
4 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
4 7 (24.14%) Web Development
4 7 (24.14%) Automated Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Embedded Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Web Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) C
1 11 (37.93%) C++
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) PHP
4 5 (17.24%) Ada
5 3 (10.34%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 8 (27.59%) ISEB
3 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft