The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 29 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 9 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 4.29% 0.69% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.73% 0.83% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £46,500 £42,750 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.77% +81.91%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Automated Testing
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
157 241 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 74.76% 82.82% 77.43%
Number of salaries quoted 135 194 248
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £70,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Croydon region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Croydon

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Croydon

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 9 (75.00%) Validation
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Test Strategy
3 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
7 3 (25.00%) QA
7 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (25.00%) Customer Insight
7 3 (25.00%) Marketing
7 3 (25.00%) B2B
8 2 (16.67%) CA
8 2 (16.67%) Middleware
8 2 (16.67%) XML
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (16.67%) C
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (16.67%) Ant
8 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
8 2 (16.67%) Change Management
8 2 (16.67%) JIRA
8 2 (16.67%) Subversion
8 2 (16.67%) Maven
8 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 2 (16.67%) Hudson
8 2 (16.67%) Change Control

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Ant
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Hudson
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Build Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (8.33%) ActiveX
2 1 (8.33%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Validation
2 7 (58.33%) Test Strategy
3 5 (41.67%) Waterfall
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) B2B
5 3 (25.00%) Customer Insight
6 2 (16.67%) Change Control
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
7 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
7 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (8.33%) Workflow
7 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Delphi
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) CA