The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Basingstoke region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 72 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.29% 1.70% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 2.19% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 15
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
554 502 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 71.67% 77.59% 75.65%
Number of salaries quoted 387 374 381
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
Hampshire

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 28 July 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (54.55%) ISEB
2 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (40.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 6 (27.27%) PHP
4 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) OOP
5 5 (22.73%) OO
5 5 (22.73%) Java
5 5 (22.73%) MySQL
5 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 5 (22.73%) Legal
5 5 (22.73%) Migration
5 5 (22.73%) LAMP
5 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
5 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
5 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
5 5 (22.73%) Zend
5 5 (22.73%) Zend Framework
5 5 (22.73%) PHP5
5 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
5 5 (22.73%) OO PHP
6 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Workflow
7 3 (13.64%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
1 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
1 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
1 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
1 3 (13.64%) WinRunner
1 3 (13.64%) TestDirector
1 3 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 5 (22.73%) Legal
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
1 14 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) PHP Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Web Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (4.55%) PHP Zend Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) LAMP
1 5 (22.73%) Zend Framework
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) XSL
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 5 (22.73%) OOP
3 5 (22.73%) OO
3 5 (22.73%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
3 5 (22.73%) OO PHP
4 4 (18.18%) Workflow
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Web Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.09%) User Stories
6 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 2 (9.09%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Validation
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PHP
2 5 (22.73%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) PHP5
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) ISEB
2 9 (40.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.09%) Netcool
2 2 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) Control-M
3 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Zend
2 2 (9.09%) Symbian
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) McAfee
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas
3 1 (4.55%) Fujitsu