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 18 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 Job Titles advertised for the Crawley region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 56 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 5 26 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 1.02% 4.09% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 4.30% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 3
Average salary £35,000 £29,250 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.65% -4.09%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Crawley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
478 604 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 97.35% 95.12% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 406 478 442
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,125
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 29 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 8 (66.67%) ISEB
2 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 8 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) C#
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) ISEB
1 8 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft