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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 22 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.59% - 5.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.81% - 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £47,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
86 85 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 78.90% 81.73% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65 75 118
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick region citing Automated Testing also 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 that cited Automated Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Front Office
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
6 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) Apache
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick region citing Automated Testing also 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 that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (62.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Graduate
3 2 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
2 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Tcl
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft