The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 40 60 48
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 19 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 4.45% 0.19% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.59% 0.26% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 5
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Test Automation
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
340 388 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 79.63% 74.90% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 293 327 402
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +9.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £30,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Crawley

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Crawley

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Crawley region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 22 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) JIRA
3 13 (59.09%) Workflow Management
3 13 (59.09%) Test Management
3 13 (59.09%) HP
3 13 (59.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (59.09%) Workflow
3 13 (59.09%) Functional Testing
3 13 (59.09%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (40.91%) Waterfall
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) SoapUI
6 7 (31.82%) WPF
6 7 (31.82%) Scrum
6 7 (31.82%) Web Services
6 7 (31.82%) C#
7 6 (27.27%) Selenium
7 6 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (27.27%) WatiN
7 6 (27.27%) Open Source
8 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
9 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
10 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
11 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
11 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
11 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
11 2 (9.09%) Windows
11 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Crawley region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) JIRA
2 13 (59.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (31.82%) SoapUI
4 6 (27.27%) Selenium
4 6 (27.27%) WatiN
General
1 2 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
4 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Web Services
1 7 (31.82%) WPF
2 6 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Workflow
1 13 (59.09%) Workflow Management
1 13 (59.09%) Test Management
1 13 (59.09%) Functional Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Waterfall
3 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) HP