The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gatwick region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 28 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 3.74% 1.05% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 1.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
91 86 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 85.05% 90.53% 91.83%
Number of salaries quoted 86 74 145
Average salary £47,500 £52,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.65% +9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Automation
West Sussex

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 20 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) HP
1 11 (91.67%) ISEB
1 11 (91.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 11 (91.67%) VBScript
1 11 (91.67%) ISTQB
1 11 (91.67%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) VB
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) ATDD
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow Management
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Automation Engineer
1 10 (83.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 10 (83.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Test Scripting
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) ATDD
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) VBScript
2 10 (83.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) ISEB
1 11 (91.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) HP