The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 36 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.02% 2.14% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 2.60% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Average salary £33,000 £18,000 £24,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% -25.77%
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 Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
186 192 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 75.30% 82.05% 75.59%
Number of salaries quoted 160 157 152
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Croydon

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
1 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Straight-Through Processing
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Quality Management
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (10.00%) GIS
4 1 (10.00%) Delphi
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) COM+
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) ActiveX
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Statistics
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Fault Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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.

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) COM+
1 1 (10.00%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Straight-Through Processing
1 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (10.00%) Test Management
2 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) Delphi
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) HP Quality Center