Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
South London > Croydon
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 45 56
Rank change year-on-year +19 +11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 28 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 8.00% 3.91% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.24% 4.80% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 2
Croydon median annual salary £65,000 £47,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% +47.29% -32.11%
10th Percentile £41,750 £36,850 £21,925
90th Percentile £85,000 £62,500 £42,375
South London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% -7.69% +2.63%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Croydon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 303 354 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 86.57% 81.38% 85.24%
Number of salaries quoted 237 318 307
Croydon median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,150 £26,100 £24,000
90th Percentile £77,250 £67,875 £60,000
South London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

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
Salary Histogram in Croydon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Croydon over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Croydon

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Scrum
3 18 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (60.71%) User Stories
5 16 (57.14%) BDD
5 16 (57.14%) TDD
6 15 (53.57%) Java
7 13 (46.43%) JUnit
7 13 (46.43%) SOAP
7 13 (46.43%) Selenium
7 13 (46.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (42.86%) Mentoring
9 11 (39.29%) Games
9 11 (39.29%) Coaching
9 11 (39.29%) ATDD
9 11 (39.29%) Cucumber
9 11 (39.29%) Feature Driven Development
9 11 (39.29%) Kanban
10 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
10 9 (32.14%) Open Source
10 9 (32.14%) Test Strategy
10 9 (32.14%) QA
10 9 (32.14%) IntelliJ
11 8 (28.57%) Performance Testing
11 8 (28.57%) DevOps
12 7 (25.00%) SDLC
12 7 (25.00%) BrowserStack
12 7 (25.00%) Sauce Labs
12 7 (25.00%) LoadRunner
12 7 (25.00%) SoapUI

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) BrowserStack
1 7 (25.00%) Sauce Labs
2 4 (14.29%) GitHub
3 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) JUnit
1 13 (46.43%) Selenium
2 11 (39.29%) Cucumber
3 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
3 9 (32.14%) IntelliJ
4 7 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 7 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 6 (21.43%) FitNesse
5 6 (21.43%) NUnit
6 4 (14.29%) Hudson
6 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (39.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Scrum Master
2 6 (21.43%) Automation Test Lead
2 6 (21.43%) Test Leader
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Developer in Test
3 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Java Scrum Master
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Tester
5 1 (3.57%) QA Leader
5 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) SOAP
2 6 (21.43%) Apache CXF
2 6 (21.43%) REST
2 6 (21.43%) Web Services
3 3 (10.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Scrum
3 18 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (60.71%) User Stories
5 16 (57.14%) BDD
5 16 (57.14%) TDD
6 13 (46.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (42.86%) Mentoring
8 11 (39.29%) ATDD
8 11 (39.29%) Coaching
8 11 (39.29%) Feature Driven Development
8 11 (39.29%) Kanban
9 9 (32.14%) Open Source
9 9 (32.14%) Test Strategy
10 8 (28.57%) DevOps
10 8 (28.57%) Performance Testing
11 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
11 7 (25.00%) SDLC
12 5 (17.86%) Acceptance Criteria
12 5 (17.86%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA