The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 16
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick - 7.21% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 9.20% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Median salary - £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75%  
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 Gatwick with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gatwick
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 132 87 73
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 82.50% 78.38% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 129 74 64
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 £36,500 £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%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 Gatwick

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Gatwick

Software Testing
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 27 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing

Software Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Gatwick, West Sussex
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