The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 44 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.80% 0.53% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.81% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 11
Average salary £37,500 £17,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+120.58% -59.03%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software 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
214 124 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 85.26% 66.31% 92.66%
Number of salaries quoted 180 111 193
Average salary £52,500 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Primavera
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Lead Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP