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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 36 37
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon - 2.12% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.72% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Median salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
213 147 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 85.20% 77.78% 87.75%
Number of salaries quoted 197 131 181
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of job ads across the Croydon region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Hudson
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Guidewire
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) Hudson
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Build Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Guidewire
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft