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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 43 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.41% 0.43% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.57% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 9
Average salary £33,000 - £23,500
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
185 176 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 75.51% 76.52% 75.12%
Number of salaries quoted 168 141 136
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 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 29 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) VB
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%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (10.00%) Delphi
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) GIS
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Fault Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Statistics

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

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
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Business Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Systems Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Technical Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) COM+
1 1 (10.00%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
1 1 (10.00%) Statistics
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Quality Management
1 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
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 9 (90.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center