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 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
Test Automation
West Sussex / Crawley
Rank 45 64 60
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Crawley 3.15% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 0.28% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation 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%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 16 (72.73%) Software Testing
2 12 (54.55%) Python
3 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
3 9 (40.91%) Test Management
3 9 (40.91%) HP
3 9 (40.91%) ISEB
3 9 (40.91%) Wireless
3 9 (40.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 8 (36.36%) MS Visio
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) MS Office
4 8 (36.36%) Linux
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (31.82%) TDD
5 7 (31.82%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (31.82%) Process Improvement
6 6 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (27.27%) BDD
7 4 (18.18%) NUnit
7 4 (18.18%) Selenium
8 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
8 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
8 3 (13.64%) JMeter
8 3 (13.64%) JUnit
9 2 (9.09%) ERP
9 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
9 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
9 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting

Test Automation
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 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
1 8 (36.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) NUnit
1 4 (18.18%) Selenium
2 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
2 3 (13.64%) JMeter
2 3 (13.64%) JUnit
2 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Automation Team Leader
2 9 (40.91%) Automation Test Lead
2 9 (40.91%) Team Leader
2 9 (40.91%) Test Leader
2 9 (40.91%) Test Team Leader
3 6 (27.27%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Coach
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Software Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Test Management
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Defect Tracking
3 7 (31.82%) Process Improvement
3 7 (31.82%) TDD
4 6 (27.27%) BDD
4 6 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.55%) Coaching
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Kanban
6 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) ISEB
1 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
1 9 (40.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
1 2 (9.09%) SDET
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) HP
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft