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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 18 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 9 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 9.47% 7.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.71% 8.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 0
Median salary £47,500 £52,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.65% -  
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 Gatwick with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gatwick
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 84 150 102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 88.42% 88.24% 82.93%
Number of salaries quoted 453 633 284
Median salary £34,000 £51,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.98% +21.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Gatwick over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) C#
3 17 (58.62%) .NET
4 16 (55.17%) Windows
5 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (44.83%) Unit Testing
6 13 (44.83%) C++
6 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
6 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
7 12 (41.38%) WCF
8 8 (27.59%) Python
9 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
10 6 (20.69%) QA
10 6 (20.69%) SQL
11 5 (17.24%) Degree
11 5 (17.24%) SDET
12 4 (13.79%) React
12 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
12 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (13.79%) MVC
12 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
12 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
12 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
12 4 (13.79%) HP UFT
12 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
13 3 (10.34%) VBScript
13 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
13 3 (10.34%) Mathematics

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Wireless
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) HP UFT
2 3 (10.34%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (3.45%) Advertising
1 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) C# Developer
2 12 (41.38%) C++ Developer
2 12 (41.38%) C++/C# Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Lead C# Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Lead Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Senior C# Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Senior C++ Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Senior Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Test Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) .NET Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Principal Architect
6 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Developer in Test
7 2 (6.90%) Python Developer
7 2 (6.90%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
3 12 (41.38%) WCF
4 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (13.79%) React
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.45%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
3 13 (44.83%) Unit Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.24%) SDET
6 4 (13.79%) MVC
7 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
7 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.45%) Exploratory Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.45%) QMS
9 1 (3.45%) Scrum
9 1 (3.45%) SDLC
9 1 (3.45%) System Integration Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Test Management
9 1 (3.45%) Time Management
9 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) C#
2 13 (44.83%) C++
3 8 (27.59%) Python
4 6 (20.69%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.34%) VBScript
6 1 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) Informatica
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + plus benefits plus bonus
Posted: 5 days ago