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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 40 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.45% 0.89% 5.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.26% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 12
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
176 159 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 78.57% 70.98% 83.26%
Number of salaries quoted 150 136 174
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 8 (80.00%) Quality Management
2 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) B2B
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (80.00%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (80.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 8 (80.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 8 (80.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Quality Management
1 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) B2B
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Test Management
2 1 (10.00%) System Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
1 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center