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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 37 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.69% 4.52% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 5.66% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 8
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,000 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
213 159 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 78.60% 79.90% 90.75%
Number of salaries quoted 191 136 216
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Test Management
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) VBScript
3 4 (40.00%) VB
3 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (20.00%) Fintech
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (20.00%) FitNesse
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Pensions Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior QA Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripter
3 2 (20.00%) VB Scripter
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Quality Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Fintech
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Test Management
2 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) VB
2 4 (40.00%) VBScript
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft