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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Testing
Rank 33 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.18% - 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% - 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £21,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
132 180 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 77.65% 79.65% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 121 156 144
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,923 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Data Quality
5 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) VB6
5 3 (37.50%) VB
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) COBOL
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) ERP
6 2 (25.00%) ISEB
6 2 (25.00%) Lawson
6 2 (25.00%) Statistics
6 2 (25.00%) BT
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (25.00%) Fault Management
6 2 (25.00%) Test Management
7 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) Workflow
7 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (25.00%) Lawson
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Data Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Data Quality Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 2 (25.00%) Junior
4 2 (25.00%) Junior Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Software Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) GIS
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Fault Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) VB6
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) COBOL
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) BT
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow