The table below looks at the statistics for System 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 System Testing over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 31 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.78% 0.39% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 0.44% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £35,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,800
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.69%
System 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
116 225 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 64.44% 88.24% 76.64%
Number of salaries quoted 102 181 231
Average salary £42,660 £47,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.18% -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

System Testing
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

System Testing Salary Trend in Croydon

System Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing System 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 System Testing.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
3 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
3 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 5 (55.56%) User Stories
3 5 (55.56%) Software Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Data Quality
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (22.22%) VB
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) COBOL
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) ERP
6 2 (22.22%) Lawson
6 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) VB6
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing System 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 System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Lawson
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Data Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Business Project Manager
3 4 (44.44%) Business Manager
4 3 (33.33%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Waterfall
2 5 (55.56%) User Stories
2 5 (55.56%) Software Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) ERP
5 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) VB6
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) COBOL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Data Quality