The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 26 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 3.73% 1.53% 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 2.00% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 6
Median salary £27,500 £26,750 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% -35.15%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Automated Testing
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 Gatwick region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
121 100 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 90.30% 76.34% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 115 84 73
Median salary £55,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.90% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of job ads across the Gatwick region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Gatwick

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gatwick region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 11 (91.67%) C++
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) TDD
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
1 11 (91.67%) Test Strategy
2 10 (83.33%) C
2 10 (83.33%) Embedded C
2 10 (83.33%) Embedded C++
2 10 (83.33%) Smartcard
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Fintech
4 1 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) QMS
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Management

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Software Test Engineer
1 11 (91.67%) Test Engineer
2 10 (83.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 10 (83.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (58.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 7 (58.33%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (41.67%) Test Leader
5 4 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Database Team Leader
6 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (8.33%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Smartcard
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
1 11 (91.67%) TDD
1 11 (91.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (8.33%) QMS
2 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Management
2 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C++
2 10 (83.33%) C
2 10 (83.33%) Embedded C
2 10 (83.33%) Embedded C++
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification