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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 82 114 64
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -50
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 4 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.92% 0.31% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.37% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 21
Average salary £36,595 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.51% +9.58%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +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
722 1089 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 82.61% 84.75% 82.90%
Number of salaries quoted 588 927 591
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
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 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 1 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Brighton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 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 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (73.53%) Selenium
2 25 (73.53%) WebDriver
3 23 (67.65%) Test Automation
3 23 (67.65%) Java
4 22 (64.71%) C#
4 22 (64.71%) HP UFT
5 20 (58.82%) Eclipse
5 20 (58.82%) IntelliJ
5 20 (58.82%) TestNG
6 18 (52.94%) SQL
7 16 (47.06%) Finance
8 15 (44.12%) XML
8 15 (44.12%) ISEB
9 14 (41.18%) HTML
9 14 (41.18%) Waterfall
10 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
10 13 (38.24%) Subversion
10 13 (38.24%) Maven
11 12 (35.29%) Scrum
11 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
12 10 (29.41%) Firebug
12 10 (29.41%) Test Management
13 9 (26.47%) BDD
14 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (23.53%) TDD
14 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
14 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
15 7 (20.59%) Cucumber
15 7 (20.59%) SpecFlow

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Big Data
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) Selenium
1 25 (73.53%) WebDriver
2 22 (64.71%) HP UFT
3 20 (58.82%) Eclipse
3 20 (58.82%) IntelliJ
3 20 (58.82%) TestNG
4 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
4 13 (38.24%) Subversion
4 13 (38.24%) Maven
5 10 (29.41%) Firebug
6 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (20.59%) Cucumber
7 7 (20.59%) SpecFlow
8 2 (5.88%) JIRA
9 1 (2.94%) WATIR
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Analyst
1 16 (47.06%) Test Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Automation Test Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Test Leader
2 6 (17.65%) Automation Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Technical Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Lead Test Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Web Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Web Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) XML
2 14 (41.18%) HTML
3 4 (11.76%) .NET
3 4 (11.76%) Velocity
4 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) Middleware
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) JSON
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) WCF
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) PMI
1 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (5.88%) Social Media
2 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (67.65%) Test Automation
3 14 (41.18%) Waterfall
4 12 (35.29%) Scrum
5 10 (29.41%) Test Management
6 9 (26.47%) BDD
7 8 (23.53%) TDD
7 8 (23.53%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.76%) RAD
8 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.82%) SDLC
9 3 (8.82%) RDF
9 3 (8.82%) Project Management
9 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
10 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
10 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.88%) SOA
10 2 (5.88%) People Management
10 2 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) Java
2 22 (64.71%) C#
3 18 (52.94%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) XPath
5 2 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) ISEB
2 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
3 6 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 4 (11.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) IBM
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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