Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Crawley with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Sussex > Crawley
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 63 64
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 14 33 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Crawley 2.09% 3.22% 4.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 3.54% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 36
Crawley median annual salary £30,000 £43,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.03% +21.68% -10.63%
10th Percentile £25,125 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £49,000
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +15.58% -3.75%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Crawley with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Crawley
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 577 932 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Crawley 85.99% 90.84% 88.03%
Number of salaries quoted 506 889 673
Crawley median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £60,000
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.80%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Crawley.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Crawley

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Crawley

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Crawley

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Crawley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Crawley over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Crawley

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (35.71%) Games
6 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (28.57%) HP UFT
6 4 (28.57%) VBScript
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
7 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
7 3 (21.43%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 2 (14.29%) BDD
8 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Wireless
8 2 (14.29%) TDD
9 1 (7.14%) Data Management
9 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.14%) QA

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (35.71%) Games
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Test Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Test Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (7.14%) API Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Component Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) VBScript
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle