The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Crawley region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 51 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 7 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 1.75% 4.34% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 4.42% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 5
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -20.54%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
387 566 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 96.75% 98.26% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 338 456 481
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,600 £63,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
West Sussex

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Tester
Salary Trend in Crawley

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

Tester Salary Trend in Crawley

Tester
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Crawley region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Software Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Automated Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Web Development
3 7 (63.64%) QA
3 7 (63.64%) Selenium
3 7 (63.64%) ColdFusion
3 7 (63.64%) PHP
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
5 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (9.09%) Client/Server

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Crawley region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Software Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Automated Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Web Development
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PHP
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA