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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 20 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 2 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.54% 0.83% 5.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 1.03% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 23
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
106 195 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 89.83% 80.91% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 91 182 317
Average salary £65,000 £80,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 22 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (40.00%) Equities
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (40.00%) PMI
4 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) Toad
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) LiveLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (20.00%) Toad
2 1 (20.00%) PVCS
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) QA Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (40.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (40.00%) Equities
2 2 (40.00%) PMI
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle