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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 64 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.05% 1.06% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 1.35% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 13
Average salary £46,250 £34,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.02% -28.42%
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
530 519 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 77.71% 78.88% 78.06%
Number of salaries quoted 392 384 448
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £67,500
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 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
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (34.62%) ISEB
3 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
3 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
3 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) CSS
4 8 (30.77%) HTML
5 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (23.08%) Windows
6 6 (23.08%) PHP
6 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
7 5 (19.23%) MVC
7 5 (19.23%) Project Management
7 5 (19.23%) Migration
7 5 (19.23%) LAMP
7 5 (19.23%) MySQL
7 5 (19.23%) OOP
7 5 (19.23%) OO
7 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
7 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
7 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
7 5 (19.23%) Zend
7 5 (19.23%) Zend Framework
7 5 (19.23%) PHP5
7 5 (19.23%) OO PHP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
1 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
1 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
1 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
2 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.54%) WinRunner
3 3 (11.54%) TestDirector
3 3 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Legal
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
1 15 (57.69%) Test Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Test Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) PHP Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Tester
3 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
3 3 (11.54%) Test Team Leader
3 3 (11.54%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Web Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.85%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (3.85%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) CSS
1 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 5 (19.23%) LAMP
2 5 (19.23%) Zend Framework
3 2 (7.69%) XSL
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) User Experience
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.69%) AIX
3 2 (7.69%) Solaris
3 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) MVC
4 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) Migration
4 5 (19.23%) OOP
4 5 (19.23%) OO
4 5 (19.23%) OO PHP
4 5 (19.23%) Line Management
5 4 (15.38%) Test Management
5 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 4 (15.38%) Workflow
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
7 2 (7.69%) User Stories
7 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) PHP
3 5 (19.23%) PHP5
4 3 (11.54%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) ISEB
1 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.69%) Netcool
2 2 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (7.69%) Control-M
3 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Zend
2 2 (7.69%) Symbian
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Fujitsu
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) McAfee
3 1 (3.85%) Veritas