The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 38 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 9 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.32% - 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.23% - 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 8
Average salary £43,200 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Test Automation
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
213 159 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 78.60% 79.90% 90.75%
Number of salaries quoted 191 136 216
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Croydon

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 5 (55.56%) Subversion
2 5 (55.56%) Maven
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) Release Management
2 5 (55.56%) Hudson
2 5 (55.56%) Change Control
2 5 (55.56%) Data Quality
2 5 (55.56%) Gradle
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) Guidewire
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 5 (55.56%) C
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) J2EE
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Ant
2 5 (55.56%) UML
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Sonatype Nexus

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Ant
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 5 (55.56%) Gradle
1 5 (55.56%) Hudson
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
1 5 (55.56%) Maven
1 5 (55.56%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (55.56%) Subversion
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Build Manager
1 5 (55.56%) IT Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripter
3 2 (22.22%) VB Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
1 5 (55.56%) J2EE
1 5 (55.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Change Control
1 5 (55.56%) Change Management
1 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
1 5 (55.56%) Regression Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Release Management
1 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
1 5 (55.56%) UML
2 4 (44.44%) Test Management
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) VB
2 4 (44.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Guidewire
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft