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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 83 88 79
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 21 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.05% 0.70% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 0.85% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 2
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,900 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £48,513 £39,500
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
838 828 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 81.84% 83.30% 80.89%
Number of salaries quoted 728 697 551
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 £32,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 April 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Brighton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (68.18%) Test Automation
3 29 (65.91%) WebDriver
3 29 (65.91%) Selenium
3 29 (65.91%) Java
3 29 (65.91%) SQL
4 28 (63.64%) C#
4 28 (63.64%) ISEB
5 27 (61.36%) QuickTest Pro
6 26 (59.09%) Eclipse
6 26 (59.09%) IntelliJ
6 26 (59.09%) TestNG
7 18 (40.91%) Finance
8 15 (34.09%) XML
8 15 (34.09%) Waterfall
8 15 (34.09%) Cucumber
9 14 (31.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (31.82%) HTML
9 14 (31.82%) TDD
10 13 (29.55%) Subversion
10 13 (29.55%) Maven
10 13 (29.55%) ISTQB
10 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
10 13 (29.55%) BDD
10 13 (29.55%) SpecFlow
11 10 (22.73%) Firebug
11 10 (22.73%) Test Management
11 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
12 9 (20.45%) Scrum
13 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.27%) DataStage
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 29 (65.91%) Selenium
1 29 (65.91%) WebDriver
2 27 (61.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 26 (59.09%) Eclipse
3 26 (59.09%) IntelliJ
3 26 (59.09%) TestNG
4 15 (34.09%) Cucumber
5 13 (29.55%) SpecFlow
5 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
5 13 (29.55%) Subversion
5 13 (29.55%) Maven
6 10 (22.73%) Firebug
7 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.55%) JUnit
9 1 (2.27%) WATIR
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Analyst
1 29 (65.91%) Test Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Technical Project Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Technical Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Test Leader
3 6 (13.64%) Automation Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Lead Test Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Web Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) XML
2 14 (31.82%) HTML
3 5 (11.36%) Velocity
4 3 (6.82%) Web Services
5 2 (4.55%) .NET
5 2 (4.55%) Middleware
6 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.27%) JSON
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.27%) SOAP
6 1 (2.27%) WCF
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) PMI
1 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.82%) Social Media
3 2 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (68.18%) Test Automation
3 15 (34.09%) Waterfall
4 14 (31.82%) TDD
5 13 (29.55%) BDD
6 10 (22.73%) Test Management
7 9 (20.45%) Scrum
8 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.36%) Coaching
10 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.09%) RAD
11 3 (6.82%) RDF
11 3 (6.82%) Project Management
11 3 (6.82%) SOA
12 2 (4.55%) ETL
12 2 (4.55%) Agile Testing
12 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (4.55%) People Management
12 2 (4.55%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) Java
1 29 (65.91%) SQL
2 28 (63.64%) C#
3 6 (13.64%) XPath
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (63.64%) ISEB
2 14 (31.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (29.55%) ISTQB
4 4 (9.09%) Degree
4 4 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) HP
2 3 (6.82%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Informatica
3 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle