The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 56 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 0.83% 0.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
363 477 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 75.63% 74.53% 80.04%
Number of salaries quoted 308 355 378
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Test Automation
West Sussex

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 16 April 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 6 (85.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Test Management
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) VBScript
4 3 (42.86%) Workflow
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) VB
6 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Test Management
1 3 (42.86%) Workflow
1 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) VBScript
2 2 (28.57%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft