The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 37 24 15
Rank change year-on-year -13 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 0.61% 0.85% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.08% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £75,000 £23,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +219.14% -41.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated 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 Gatwick with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gatwick
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 135 93 68
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 82.82% 79.49% 78.16%
Number of salaries quoted 132 79 60
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

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

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Gatwick

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Gatwick

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 3 (50.00%) Smartcard
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) React

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick 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 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Test Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Chief Technology Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Principal Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (16.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Smartcard
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft