The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 67 57 77
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.67% 2.43% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 3.10% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 8
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
458 419 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 76.97% 78.32% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 363 281 534
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 9 (52.94%) Project Management
3 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
3 8 (47.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
4 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (35.29%) HTML
5 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
5 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 6 (35.29%) UNIX
5 6 (35.29%) AIX
5 6 (35.29%) Solaris
5 6 (35.29%) Control-M
5 6 (35.29%) Replication
5 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
5 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) ISEB
7 3 (17.65%) Test Management
8 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) Retail
9 1 (5.88%) Java

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
1 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) WinRunner
2 1 (5.88%) TestDirector
2 1 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
1 12 (70.59%) Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) Zend Framework
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Replication
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) AIX
1 6 (35.29%) Solaris
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 9 (52.94%) Project Management
3 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Load Balancing
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Test Management
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.88%) OO PHP
7 1 (5.88%) Line Management
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Workflow
7 1 (5.88%) Validation
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PHP5
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) ISEB
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (35.29%) Control-M
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.88%) Netcool
3 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Citrix
1 1 (5.88%) Veritas
1 1 (5.88%) McAfee
1 1 (5.88%) Zend