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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 58 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 4 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 0.76% 1.11% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.31% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 13
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £35,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
282 306 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 71.21% 85.24% 79.26%
Number of salaries quoted 243 269 423
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 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Crawley

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
5 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 3 (42.86%) Selenium
5 3 (42.86%) WebLOAD
5 3 (42.86%) CSQA
5 3 (42.86%) Wireless
5 3 (42.86%) JMeter
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) NUnit
5 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
5 3 (42.86%) Tcl
5 3 (42.86%) ISEB
5 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 3 (42.86%) Rational Robot
5 3 (42.86%) Perl
5 3 (42.86%) PHP
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Python
5 3 (42.86%) JUnit
5 3 (42.86%) ETL
5 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 3 (42.86%) BDD
5 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
5 3 (42.86%) Calabash
5 3 (42.86%) LoadUI

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) DataStage
2 2 (28.57%) SQLPlus
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
2 3 (42.86%) Rational Robot
2 3 (42.86%) JMeter
2 3 (42.86%) NUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) WebLOAD
2 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Calabash
2 3 (42.86%) LoadUI
2 3 (42.86%) Appium
3 2 (28.57%) Toad
4 1 (14.29%) Redmine
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Validation
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) QMS
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Tcl
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
1 2 (28.57%) Cognos
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica