The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 33 36 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.45% 0.79% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 1.13% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £47,500 £53,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
165 177 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 81.28% 70.24% 86.51%
Number of salaries quoted 137 151 234
Average salary £45,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,950 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £61,600 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Automation
London

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 28 July 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) QA
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) C#
2 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 18 (90.00%) Selenium
2 18 (90.00%) Degree
2 18 (90.00%) Mathematics
2 18 (90.00%) WebDriver
3 17 (85.00%) Analytics
3 17 (85.00%) Ranorex
3 17 (85.00%) Test Strategy
3 17 (85.00%) TestComplete
3 17 (85.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (85.00%) .NET Framework
3 17 (85.00%) .NET
3 17 (85.00%) OO
3 17 (85.00%) RAD
3 17 (85.00%) Client/Server
3 17 (85.00%) Web Services
3 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (85.00%) WinRunner
3 17 (85.00%) Finance
4 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.00%) B2B
5 2 (10.00%) Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Validation
5 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (10.00%) Customer Insight
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (90.00%) Selenium
1 18 (90.00%) WebDriver
2 17 (85.00%) Ranorex
2 17 (85.00%) TestComplete
2 17 (85.00%) WinRunner
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
General
1 17 (85.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Test Engineer
1 19 (95.00%) QA Engineer
2 18 (90.00%) Tester
2 18 (90.00%) Automation Tester
3 17 (85.00%) Automation Analyst
3 17 (85.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 17 (85.00%) Automation Engineer
3 17 (85.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 17 (85.00%) Test Consultant
3 17 (85.00%) Analyst
3 17 (85.00%) Test Analyst
3 17 (85.00%) Consultant
3 17 (85.00%) QA Analyst
3 17 (85.00%) .NET Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) .NET Framework
1 17 (85.00%) .NET
1 17 (85.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (90.00%) Mathematics
2 17 (85.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) Analytics
2 17 (85.00%) Test Strategy
2 17 (85.00%) OO
2 17 (85.00%) RAD
3 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.00%) B2B
4 2 (10.00%) Validation
4 2 (10.00%) Customer Insight
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Groovy
2 1 (5.00%) Ruby
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
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