The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 18 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 10 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 7.19% 3.75% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.52% 4.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 0
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software 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
105 62 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 75.54% 77.50% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 93 57 84
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Gatwick

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gatwick region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 10 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 10 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 10 (100.00%) Change Management
1 10 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 10 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 10 (100.00%) Statistics
1 10 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 10 (100.00%) CRAMM
1 10 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 10 (100.00%) COSO
1 10 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 10 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 10 (100.00%) ISO22301
2 4 (40.00%) Change Control
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Coaching
2 4 (40.00%) Software Asset Management
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) CITP
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (40.00%) Release Management
2 4 (40.00%) Test Management
2 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 4 (40.00%) SOA
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Gatwick region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) GIS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 10 (100.00%) Statistics
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 10 (100.00%) Change Management
1 10 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 10 (100.00%) CRAMM
1 10 (100.00%) Operations Management
1 10 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 10 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (40.00%) Change Control
2 4 (40.00%) Coaching
2 4 (40.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Release Management
2 4 (40.00%) Software Asset Management
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CITP
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
1 4 (40.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) COSO
1 10 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 10 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (100.00%) ISO22301
1 10 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley