The first table below looks at the demand for Software 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 Software 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
Software Testing
Rank 37 39 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 10 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.92% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 0.42% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Average salary £41,500 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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%
Software Testing
London

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Croydon

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Croydon

Software Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 10 (90.91%) PRINCE2
1 10 (90.91%) ISEB
1 10 (90.91%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
1 10 (90.91%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (90.91%) Test Management
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) QA

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Test Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Programme Test Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
3 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) PRINCE2
1 10 (90.91%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (90.91%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (90.91%) Test Management
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) ISEB
1 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Croydon, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago