The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Crawley with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
West Sussex / Crawley
Rank 38 60 60
Rank change year-on-year +22 0  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 18 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Crawley 5.16% 1.25% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.73% 1.40% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 1
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.76% -  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Crawley with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Crawley
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 314 356 330
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 89.97% 88.78% 84.83%
Number of salaries quoted 293 310 285
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Crawley

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Crawley

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Crawley

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Crawley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Crawley over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Crawley

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Crawley region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 16 (59.26%) Test Automation
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 15 (55.56%) ISEB
2 15 (55.56%) ISTQB
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) QA
4 9 (33.33%) HP
4 9 (33.33%) Test Management
4 9 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) MS Office
5 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
6 7 (25.93%) Linux
6 7 (25.93%) Python
6 7 (25.93%) Wireless
6 7 (25.93%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (25.93%) Process Improvement
6 7 (25.93%) BDD
7 6 (22.22%) Time Management
7 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (22.22%) Software Delivery
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
7 6 (22.22%) Scrum
7 6 (22.22%) Selenium
7 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 6 (22.22%) MySQL
8 5 (18.52%) C#

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley 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 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
1 8 (29.63%) MS Office
1 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Tester
3 9 (33.33%) Automation Team Leader
3 9 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
3 9 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 9 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 9 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
4 7 (25.93%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) Analyst
5 6 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (22.22%) Automation Tester
5 6 (22.22%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Test Automation
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Test Management
4 7 (25.93%) BDD
4 7 (25.93%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (25.93%) Process Improvement
5 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (22.22%) Scrum
5 6 (22.22%) Software Delivery
5 6 (22.22%) TDD
5 6 (22.22%) Time Management
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.70%) ERP
7 1 (3.70%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Python
3 5 (18.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) ISEB
1 15 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 9 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SDET
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) HP
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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