Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 6 months to 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
South London > Croydon
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 36 55
Rank change year-on-year -11 +19 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 8 29 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.29% 5.72% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 6.74% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 29 1
Croydon median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +26.58% -16.84%
10th Percentile £56,250 £45,500 £39,250
90th Percentile £71,030 £50,000 £39,750
South London median annual salary £58,750 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +17.50% +33.33% -21.05%

Test Strategy 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 294 430 285
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 84.24% 84.81% 76.41%
Number of salaries quoted 216 382 253
Croydon median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £62,500
South London median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy 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 in Croydon.

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Strategy.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Open Source
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) User Stories
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Data Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (25.00%) Apache CXF
5 2 (25.00%) Service Design
5 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) GitHub
5 2 (25.00%) Hudson
5 2 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Big Data
5 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Strategy
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 2 (25.00%) GitHub
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) NUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Apache CXF
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) Open Source
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) User Stories
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Data Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) Resource Allocation
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Service Design
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) CITP
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA