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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Sussex / Crawley
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 69 52
Rank change year-on-year +24 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 18 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Crawley 4.55% 0.58% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.10% 0.63% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 9
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +30.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £38,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £44,500 £38,000
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 353 476 344
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 89.14% 92.25% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 335 452 305
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
Salary Histogram in Crawley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Crawley over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Crawley

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) Python
3 20 (33.33%) Scrum
3 20 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 18 (30.00%) .NET
5 15 (25.00%) C#
5 15 (25.00%) Windows
5 15 (25.00%) Linux
6 14 (23.33%) Wireless
6 14 (23.33%) Selenium
7 13 (21.67%) QA
7 13 (21.67%) Unit Testing
7 13 (21.67%) BDD
7 13 (21.67%) TDD
7 13 (21.67%) C++
8 12 (20.00%) SQL
8 12 (20.00%) UML
8 12 (20.00%) SOA
8 12 (20.00%) MVVM
8 12 (20.00%) Process Improvement
8 12 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 12 (20.00%) WCF
8 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 12 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
9 11 (18.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (16.67%) ISTQB
10 10 (16.67%) ISEB
11 9 (15.00%) Finance
11 9 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) Wireless
2 6 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Selenium
2 6 (10.00%) Firebug
3 5 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.00%) NUnit
5 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.33%) JMeter
5 2 (3.33%) JUnit
6 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.67%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.67%) Mockito
6 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Test Engineer
2 16 (26.67%) Analyst
2 16 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 14 (23.33%) Tester
4 13 (21.67%) Developer
4 13 (21.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 12 (20.00%) C# Developer
6 11 (18.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 10 (16.67%) C++ Developer
7 10 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
8 7 (11.67%) Automation Tester
8 7 (11.67%) C# Software Developer
8 7 (11.67%) C# Software Engineer
8 7 (11.67%) C++ Software Developer
8 7 (11.67%) C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (11.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
8 7 (11.67%) Software Engineer
8 7 (11.67%) Software Tester
9 5 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) .NET
2 12 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (20.00%) WCF
3 7 (11.67%) CSS
3 7 (11.67%) HTML
4 2 (3.33%) J2EE
4 2 (3.33%) Spring
4 2 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (1.67%) Ajax
5 1 (1.67%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.67%) jQuery
5 1 (1.67%) JSON
5 1 (1.67%) Marionette.js
5 1 (1.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.67%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Linux
1 15 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Android
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.67%) Unix
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) Scrum
2 20 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 13 (21.67%) BDD
3 13 (21.67%) TDD
3 13 (21.67%) Unit Testing
4 12 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
4 12 (20.00%) MVVM
4 12 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 12 (20.00%) SOA
4 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (20.00%) UML
5 11 (18.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (11.67%) Software Delivery
7 7 (11.67%) Time Management
8 6 (10.00%) Change Management
8 6 (10.00%) Content Management
8 6 (10.00%) Load Testing
9 5 (8.33%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) Python
2 15 (25.00%) C#
3 13 (21.67%) C++
4 12 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.00%) Java
6 3 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) C
7 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) ISEB
1 10 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.67%) hybris
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
Crawley
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