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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 36 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.46% 0.44% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 0.58% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +95.65%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
189 172 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 77.46% 76.11% 76.50%
Number of salaries quoted 171 138 137
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Croydon

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Waterfall
3 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) Hudson
4 6 (50.00%) Change Control
4 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (50.00%) JIRA
4 6 (50.00%) Release Management
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (50.00%) Subversion
4 6 (50.00%) Maven
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) CA
4 6 (50.00%) Middleware
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (50.00%) Change Management
4 6 (50.00%) Ant
4 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) XML
5 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
5 5 (41.67%) QA
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (33.33%) Customer Insight
6 4 (33.33%) B2B
6 4 (33.33%) Marketing
6 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 4 (33.33%) Validation
7 2 (16.67%) C
7 2 (16.67%) C#

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (50.00%) Hudson
2 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (50.00%) Ant
2 6 (50.00%) Subversion
2 6 (50.00%) Maven
2 6 (50.00%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Build Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) XML
1 6 (50.00%) Middleware
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) ActiveX
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) COM+
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) GIS
1 1 (8.33%) Statistics
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Waterfall
3 6 (50.00%) Change Control
3 6 (50.00%) Change Management
3 6 (50.00%) Release Management
4 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) Customer Insight
5 4 (33.33%) B2B
5 4 (33.33%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) OOD
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) Groovy
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Delphi
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
2 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
1 6 (50.00%) CA