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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 37 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.22% 0.69% 6.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.85% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Median salary £55,750 £23,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+137.23% -41.25%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
141 118 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 85.98% 81.38% 78.31%
Number of salaries quoted 137 107 58
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £67,500
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
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 7 (77.78%) C++
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) TDD
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
1 7 (77.78%) Test Strategy
2 5 (55.56%) C
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded C
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded C++
2 5 (55.56%) Smartcard
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 1 (11.11%) MVC

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Software Test Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Test Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Chief Technology Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Database Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (11.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Smartcard
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
1 7 (77.78%) TDD
1 7 (77.78%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) QMS
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) C
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded C
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded C++
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft