The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy 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 Strategy over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 43 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.41% 0.87% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.14% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £33,000 - £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -2.17%
Test Strategy
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
185 176 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 75.51% 76.52% 75.12%
Number of salaries quoted 168 141 136
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Croydon

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing Test Strategy 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 Strategy.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
1 10 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (90.00%) TestComplete
2 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (90.00%) WebDriver
2 9 (90.00%) Analytics
2 9 (90.00%) Ranorex
2 9 (90.00%) Mathematics
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (90.00%) QA
2 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) OO
2 9 (90.00%) RAD
2 9 (90.00%) Client/Server
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) WinRunner
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) COM+
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) Delphi
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) ActiveX
3 1 (10.00%) GIS

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon region citing Test Strategy 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 Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) WinRunner
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
1 9 (90.00%) TestComplete
1 9 (90.00%) WebDriver
1 9 (90.00%) Ranorex
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Tester
2 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) Consultant
2 9 (90.00%) Test Engineer
2 9 (90.00%) Test Consultant
2 9 (90.00%) QA Engineer
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Consultant
2 9 (90.00%) QA Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) Automation Tester
2 9 (90.00%) Automation Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 9 (90.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) ActiveX
2 1 (10.00%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (90.00%) Client/Server
2 9 (90.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) GIS
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) OO
1 9 (90.00%) RAD
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (90.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) Delphi
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft