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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.76% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £39,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
132 180 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 77.65% 79.65% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 121 156 144
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,923 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Croydon

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
3 4 (57.14%) C
3 4 (57.14%) Retail
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) JUnit
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
5 1 (14.29%) BT
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) GIS
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
5 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Automation Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Performance Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) Apache CXF
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) GIS
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Fault Management
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) BT