The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
Tester
Rank 54 51 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 5 10 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 1.17% 1.93% 7.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.96% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 36
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £31,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +4.61%
Tester
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Crawley region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
423 509 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 99.06% 98.26% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 364 445 489
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) Software Testing
3 9 (64.29%) QA
3 9 (64.29%) Automated Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Selenium
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
5 7 (50.00%) PHP
5 7 (50.00%) ColdFusion
5 7 (50.00%) Web Development
6 4 (28.57%) ETL
7 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
8 2 (14.29%) Data-Driven Marketing
8 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) ISEB
8 2 (14.29%) Informatica
8 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (14.29%) .NET
8 2 (14.29%) Informatics
8 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 2 (14.29%) Marketing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (50.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) WatiN
2 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 1 (7.14%) Redmine
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) WinForms
2 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Informatics
1 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Software Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Automated Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Web Development
5 4 (28.57%) ETL
6 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 2 (14.29%) Data-Driven Marketing
7 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.14%) Scrum
8 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Informatica
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