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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 41 34 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.84% 1.76% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 2.33% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £48,250 - £19,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
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
186 172 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 77.82% 75.77% 76.17%
Number of salaries quoted 165 142 146
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 £29,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Croydon

Software Testing
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
2 10 (90.91%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Test Management
2 10 (90.91%) PRINCE2
2 10 (90.91%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Finance

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Test Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Programme Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (90.91%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Test Management
2 10 (90.91%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) ISTQB
1 10 (90.91%) ISEB