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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 61 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 0.50% 0.76% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.96% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Average salary £30,750 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.66% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
307 314 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 76.37% 79.70% 73.12%
Number of salaries quoted 268 269 351
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%

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 3 March 2015, 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 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (55.00%) Workflow
3 11 (55.00%) HP
3 11 (55.00%) Workflow Management
3 11 (55.00%) JIRA
3 11 (55.00%) Test Management
3 11 (55.00%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (55.00%) Functional Testing
3 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (45.00%) Selenium
5 6 (30.00%) SoapUI
6 5 (25.00%) Scrum
6 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) C#
6 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (25.00%) WatiN
6 5 (25.00%) Open Source
6 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (25.00%) WPF
7 3 (15.00%) WebLOAD
7 3 (15.00%) CSQA
7 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) Wireless
7 3 (15.00%) JMeter

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (55.00%) JIRA
3 9 (45.00%) Selenium
4 6 (30.00%) SoapUI
5 5 (25.00%) WatiN
6 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (15.00%) JUnit
6 3 (15.00%) Calabash
6 3 (15.00%) LoadUI
6 3 (15.00%) Appium
6 3 (15.00%) WebLOAD
6 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (15.00%) Rational Robot
6 3 (15.00%) JMeter
6 3 (15.00%) NUnit
7 1 (5.00%) Subversion
7 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
1 5 (25.00%) WPF
1 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Workflow
1 11 (55.00%) Workflow Management
1 11 (55.00%) Test Management
1 11 (55.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) TDD
3 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.00%) BDD
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Use Case
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) QMS
5 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) PHP
3 3 (15.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) Tcl
3 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) HP