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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 32 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.34% 6.62% 5.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 8.65% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 5
Median salary £36,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
131 104 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 87.92% 76.47% 69.89%
Number of salaries quoted 124 92 61
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £31,000
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%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of job ads across the Gatwick region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) MS Project
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Primavera
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD

Software 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP