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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 37 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.72% 1.97% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 2.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £44,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
202 163 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 78.60% 80.30% 91.00%
Number of salaries quoted 177 137 216
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) Test Management
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (25.00%) Fintech
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Test Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Junior
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Penetration Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Software Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Tester
5 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Quality Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Fintech
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Management
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Fault Management
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) BT