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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 80 98 62
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -36
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.49% 0.81% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.98% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 18
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +5.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,700 £35,500 £36,500
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
711 1025 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 81.72% 83.00% 83.66%
Number of salaries quoted 563 886 505
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Brighton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Selenium
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 10 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 9 (36.00%) ISEB
3 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Scrum
4 8 (32.00%) Finance
4 8 (32.00%) C#
4 8 (32.00%) Java
4 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (28.00%) HP UFT
5 7 (28.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (24.00%) HTML
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (24.00%) XML
6 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (20.00%) TestNG
7 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (20.00%) Oracle
7 5 (20.00%) Project Management
7 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
7 5 (20.00%) IntelliJ
7 5 (20.00%) Subversion
7 5 (20.00%) Maven
8 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Test Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Selenium
1 10 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 7 (28.00%) HP UFT
3 5 (20.00%) Subversion
3 5 (20.00%) Maven
3 5 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 5 (20.00%) IntelliJ
3 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.00%) TestNG
3 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (16.00%) Firebug
5 3 (12.00%) Toad
5 3 (12.00%) dbdeploy
6 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 5 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 5 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Team Leader
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Test Team Leader
2 4 (16.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (12.00%) Database Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
1 6 (24.00%) XML
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) PMI
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (36.00%) Scrum
3 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (28.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) Integration Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Test Management
7 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (16.00%) User Stories
7 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
7 4 (16.00%) Line Management
7 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Data Architecture
8 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.00%) RDF
9 2 (8.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) C#
2 8 (32.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) XPath
3 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ISEB
1 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) HP