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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 2.35% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
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
63 92 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 74.12% 96.84% 89.32%
Number of salaries quoted 56 86 84
Average salary £40,000 £46,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 February 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) JIRA
3 6 (60.00%) Front Office
3 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (40.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) Selenium
6 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (20.00%) BDD
7 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Test Management
7 2 (20.00%) QlikView
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (20.00%) TDD

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) Calabash
3 1 (10.00%) LoadUI
3 1 (10.00%) Appium
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) Rational Robot
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) NUnit
3 1 (10.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 6 (60.00%) Front Office
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) GIS
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Tcl
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) MBA
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA