The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 43 35 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 4 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.57% 1.56% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 2.11% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £32,500 £44,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.96% +89.36%
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -1.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
212 237 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 83.14% 73.83% 82.22%
Number of salaries quoted 174 222 274
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automation Testing
London

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (44.44%) SaaS
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (44.44%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio Team System
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) TestComplete
2 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) Calabash
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
2 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ATDD
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter