Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Sussex > Gatwick
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 28 21
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7 +24
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 12 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 2.45% 6.94% 10.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 7.84% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 34
Gatwick median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.62% +119.15%
10th Percentile £39,000 £45,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £53,000 £80,000 £53,750
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £52,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -13.46% +18.18% +14.29%

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 177 153 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 86.76% 88.44% 90.27%
Number of salaries quoted 153 143 292
Gatwick median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £22,900 £25,500 £30,125
90th Percentile £85,500 £64,750 £63,750
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gatwick region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Billing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Angular 2
4 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (20.00%) Due Diligence
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) NServiceBus
4 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (20.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Confluence
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET

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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Head of QA
2 1 (20.00%) Lead .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Angular 2
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Due Diligence
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian