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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 88 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 17 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.50% 3.48% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 4.16% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 23
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £37,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
894 577 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 78.77% 83.74% 70.09%
Number of salaries quoted 790 510 547
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,296 £52,000
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 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 19 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Brighton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) QA
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) Cucumber
4 10 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 10 (50.00%) Degree
4 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 10 (50.00%) Selenium
4 10 (50.00%) ISEB
5 9 (45.00%) WebDriver
6 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (35.00%) BDD
6 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (35.00%) Web Services
6 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (35.00%) Ruby
6 7 (35.00%) JIRA
6 7 (35.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) Velocity
7 6 (30.00%) .NET
7 6 (30.00%) Java
8 5 (25.00%) RAD
8 5 (25.00%) SOA
8 5 (25.00%) Social Media
9 4 (20.00%) Product Management
9 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
9 4 (20.00%) OOD
9 4 (20.00%) XML

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Force.com
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (50.00%) Selenium
3 9 (45.00%) WebDriver
4 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (35.00%) JIRA
4 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (10.00%) TestNG
8 1 (5.00%) Selenium IDE
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) QA Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Tester
3 6 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) QA Tester
3 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 4 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) QA Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Technical Manager
5 4 (20.00%) Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
7 2 (10.00%) Web Tester
7 2 (10.00%) Web Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Automated Test Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Automated Tester
8 1 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Automation Tester
8 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) Velocity
3 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Social Media
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) PMI
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Android
1 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (35.00%) BDD
4 5 (25.00%) RAD
4 5 (25.00%) SOA
5 4 (20.00%) OOD
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) Product Management
5 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Time Management
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) Content Management
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
6 3 (15.00%) Test Management
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Ruby
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) VBScript
5 3 (15.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) ISEB
1 10 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
1 10 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Informatica
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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