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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 2.45% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £50,000 - -
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 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 87 69
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 82.82% 78.38% 80.23%
Number of salaries quoted 132 74 61
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%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 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 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Gatwick

Test Automation
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) SDET
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) Zephyr
4 1 (25.00%) Social Network
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Automotive
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Informatica
4 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services

Test Automation
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Informatica