The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 32 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 17 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 6.44% 1.53% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 2.06% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 4
Average salary £47,500 £70,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
221 243 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 83.71% 74.54% 82.22%
Number of salaries quoted 181 227 274
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Strategy
London

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 17 April 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 25 (100.00%) Finance
2 22 (88.00%) QA
3 21 (84.00%) Selenium
3 21 (84.00%) TestComplete
3 21 (84.00%) Degree
3 21 (84.00%) C#
3 21 (84.00%) .NET
3 21 (84.00%) OO
3 21 (84.00%) WebDriver
3 21 (84.00%) Analytics
3 21 (84.00%) Mathematics
3 21 (84.00%) Ranorex
4 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (64.00%) .NET Framework
4 16 (64.00%) Test Automation
4 16 (64.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (64.00%) RAD
4 16 (64.00%) Client/Server
4 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (64.00%) WinRunner
4 16 (64.00%) Web Services
4 16 (64.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) Banking
6 5 (20.00%) Investment Banking
6 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
7 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Twitter
8 1 (4.00%) TDD

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (64.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 21 (84.00%) Selenium
1 21 (84.00%) TestComplete
1 21 (84.00%) WebDriver
1 21 (84.00%) Ranorex
2 16 (64.00%) WinRunner
3 5 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Analyst
2 21 (84.00%) Test Analyst
2 21 (84.00%) Consultant
2 21 (84.00%) Test Engineer
2 21 (84.00%) Test Consultant
3 17 (68.00%) QA Analyst
4 16 (64.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 16 (64.00%) Automation Tester
4 16 (64.00%) Automation Analyst
4 16 (64.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 16 (64.00%) Automation Engineer
4 16 (64.00%) QA Engineer
4 16 (64.00%) .NET Consultant
4 16 (64.00%) Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Team Leader
5 3 (12.00%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) .NET
2 16 (64.00%) Web Services
2 16 (64.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (84.00%) Mathematics
2 16 (64.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) OO
1 21 (84.00%) Analytics
2 16 (64.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (64.00%) RAD
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) C#
2 16 (64.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (88.00%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Twitter