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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 34 43 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.56% 1.94% 6.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 2.17% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 19
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +17.97%
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
114 230 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 63.69% 89.15% 76.38%
Number of salaries quoted 101 183 225
Average salary £42,660 £47,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.18% -3.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,750 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (50.00%) System Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (50.00%) User Stories
2 5 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Smartcard
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) Back Office
5 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (20.00%) Retail

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Back Office
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (40.00%) Business Project Manager
4 4 (40.00%) Business Manager
5 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) System Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (50.00%) User Stories
2 5 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL