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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 58 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.43% 1.54% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 2.05% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 7
Average salary £29,500 £27,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% -14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £22,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
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
376 537 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 80.51% 75.10% 76.51%
Number of salaries quoted 316 448 411
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
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 3 June 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) CRM
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) SLA
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Release Management
2 5 (62.50%) Peoplefluent
2 5 (62.50%) Lumesse
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) SaaS
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) VMS
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Tester
2 2 (25.00%) PMO Assistant
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Assistant
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Project Assistant
2 2 (25.00%) Project Support Assistant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Junior IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) WCF
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) WinForms
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) CRM
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Peoplefluent
1 5 (62.50%) Lumesse
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft