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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank - 39 44
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 0 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon - 2.01% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.52% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
213 159 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 78.60% 79.90% 90.75%
Number of salaries quoted 191 136 216
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 16 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT