The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 85 105 52
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -53
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 5 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.83% 0.41% 4.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.49% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 29
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +9.58%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Test Scripting
East Sussex

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
692 1030 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 81.99% 83.60% 82.08%
Number of salaries quoted 552 887 538
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Brighton

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Brighton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) Selenium
2 18 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 17 (62.96%) Java
4 16 (59.26%) C#
4 16 (59.26%) HP UFT
4 16 (59.26%) Finance
4 16 (59.26%) Test Automation
5 15 (55.56%) Waterfall
5 15 (55.56%) SQL
6 14 (51.85%) HTML
6 14 (51.85%) XML
6 14 (51.85%) Eclipse
6 14 (51.85%) IntelliJ
6 14 (51.85%) TestNG
7 13 (48.15%) Subversion
7 13 (48.15%) Maven
7 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
8 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
9 10 (37.04%) Scrum
9 10 (37.04%) Firebug
10 9 (33.33%) Test Management
10 9 (33.33%) ISEB
11 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
11 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
12 6 (22.22%) XPath
12 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (14.81%) Project Management
14 3 (11.11%) PMI

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Big Data
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Selenium
1 18 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 16 (59.26%) HP UFT
3 14 (51.85%) Eclipse
3 14 (51.85%) IntelliJ
3 14 (51.85%) TestNG
4 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
4 13 (48.15%) Subversion
4 13 (48.15%) Maven
5 10 (37.04%) Firebug
6 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (7.41%) JIRA
8 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
1 10 (37.04%) Test Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Test Leader
2 6 (22.22%) Automation Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Lead Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) HTML
1 14 (51.85%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) Velocity
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) PMI
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (7.41%) Social Media
2 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Test Automation
3 15 (55.56%) Waterfall
4 10 (37.04%) Scrum
5 9 (33.33%) Test Management
6 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 3 (11.11%) RDF
8 3 (11.11%) RAD
8 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 3 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (11.11%) BDD
8 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (7.41%) People Management
9 2 (7.41%) SDLC
9 2 (7.41%) TDD
9 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
9 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) C#
3 15 (55.56%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) XPath
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) ISEB
2 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
3 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
1 2 (7.41%) IBM
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) HP