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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 44 67 38
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -29
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 1 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 4.04% 0.18% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.03% 0.25% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 16 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 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
318 405 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 80.30% 74.04% 78.94%
Number of salaries quoted 281 326 383
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) JIRA
3 11 (64.71%) Test Management
3 11 (64.71%) HP
3 11 (64.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (64.71%) Workflow
3 11 (64.71%) Functional Testing
4 10 (58.82%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (58.82%) Workflow Management
5 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
6 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
6 4 (23.53%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) WPF
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 3 (17.65%) WatiN
7 3 (17.65%) Open Source
7 3 (17.65%) Selenium
7 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Front Office
8 2 (11.76%) WinForms
8 2 (11.76%) Windows

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (76.47%) JIRA
2 11 (64.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
4 3 (17.65%) Selenium
4 3 (17.65%) WatiN
General
1 2 (11.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
1 4 (23.53%) WPF
2 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (11.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Workflow
1 11 (64.71%) Test Management
1 11 (64.71%) Functional Testing
2 10 (58.82%) Workflow Management
3 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) HP
Crawley, West Sussex
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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