The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 22 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 2 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.68% 0.99% 6.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 1.21% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 27
Average salary - £47,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -34.48%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
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 Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
131 165 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 87.92% 81.28% 92.94%
Number of salaries quoted 116 152 335
Average salary £65,000 £77,500 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Canary Wharf region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Cognos
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Toad
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) PMI
3 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (33.33%) WinRunner
3 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) PVCS

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Test Scripting 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 Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) LiveLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) PVCS
1 2 (33.33%) Toad
1 2 (33.33%) WinRunner
1 2 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) QA Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (33.33%) Equities
2 2 (33.33%) SWIFT
2 2 (33.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos
1 2 (33.33%) HP