Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Sussex > Gatwick
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 18 47
Rank change year-on-year -4 +29 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 41 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 10.06% 11.95% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.43% 13.02% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 41 3
Gatwick median annual salary £45,000 £51,500 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.62% +119.15% -44.71%
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -4.38%

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 Gatwick with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gatwick
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 140 315 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 88.05% 91.84% 82.31%
Number of salaries quoted 133 298 182
Gatwick median annual salary £45,000 £48,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.63% -4.44%
10th Percentile £25,500 £31,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Gatwick

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 18 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (43.75%) WCF
4 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
4 7 (43.75%) C#
4 7 (43.75%) C++
4 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
4 7 (43.75%) Degree
5 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
5 6 (37.50%) VBScript
5 6 (37.50%) HP UFT
5 6 (37.50%) Python
5 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) ISEB
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (6.25%) QA
7 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) Primavera

Test Automation
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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) C# Developer
1 7 (43.75%) C# Software Developer
1 7 (43.75%) C++ Developer
1 7 (43.75%) C++ Software Developer
1 7 (43.75%) C++/C# Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Software Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
1 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
1 7 (43.75%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.25%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
1 7 (43.75%) C++
2 6 (37.50%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) VBScript
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) HP