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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 59 53 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 10 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 0.24% 2.51% 5.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 2.58% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 34
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% +22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
413 387 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Crawley 97.64% 97.24% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 354 336 532
Average salary £40,000 £44,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Informatica
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Informatics
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (33.33%) Data-Driven Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Redmine
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) WatiN
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) WinForms
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Informatics
1 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Data-Driven Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Informatica