The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
London / Croydon
Rank 29 40 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 -  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.31% 1.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 1.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £42,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 143 201 117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 82.66% 78.52% 74.05%
Number of salaries quoted 115 169 97
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,209 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Croydon

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Croydon

Test Automation
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Automation.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing

Test Automation
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:

Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Resource Allocation
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £63060.00 - £74446.00 per annum + allowance + pension + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago