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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 38 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.45% 2.27% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 2.68% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Median salary £47,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.26%
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
188 149 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 84.68% 84.66% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 176 131 152
Median salary £52,000 £46,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -1.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of job ads across the Croydon region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Strategy.

1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Primavera
1 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Fintech
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Smartcard

Test Strategy
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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fintech
1 1 (33.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP