The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - 29 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick - 2.83% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Test Automation
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
75 90 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 71.43% 84.91% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 65 86 70
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -8.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Gatwick

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Robot
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebLOAD
1 1 (100.00%) CSQA
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Robot
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebLOAD
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Calabash
1 1 (100.00%) LoadUI
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) CSQA