Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Sussex > Gatwick
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 23 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 18 16 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 6.47% 9.94% 11.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.06% 11.11% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 40
Gatwick median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -12.62% +119.15%
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £46,875 £53,750
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 255 144 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 91.73% 89.44% 91.96%
Number of salaries quoted 224 137 292
Gatwick median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -8.63% +15.88%
10th Percentile £37,500 £25,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,750 £67,500 £63,750
West Sussex median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 14 (77.78%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) QA
3 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (44.44%) Web Services
4 8 (44.44%) SoapUI
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
6 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) WCF
6 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
7 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 4 (22.22%) JIRA
7 4 (22.22%) Confluence
7 4 (22.22%) DICOM
7 4 (22.22%) Atlassian
7 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
7 4 (22.22%) MVVM
7 4 (22.22%) UML
7 4 (22.22%) ISEB
7 4 (22.22%) C++
7 4 (22.22%) SOA
7 4 (22.22%) Computer Vision
7 4 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (22.22%) Due Diligence

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 (22.22%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) NServiceBus
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) SoapUI
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Automation Tester
1 8 (44.44%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
2 5 (27.78%) C# Software Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Head of QA
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
3 5 (27.78%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) Angular 2
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Scrum
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Computer Vision
3 4 (22.22%) Due Diligence
3 4 (22.22%) MVVM
3 4 (22.22%) SOA
3 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 4 (22.22%) UML
3 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Microservices
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) ISEB
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (72.22%) QA
2 4 (22.22%) DICOM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft