The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 31 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.22% 2.00% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.20% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £34,500 £42,050
10% offered a salary of more than £46,700 £50,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
Automation 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
112 227 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 68.29% 90.80% 77.37%
Number of salaries quoted 94 180 257
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Croydon

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Croydon

Automation Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium IDE

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA