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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 67 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 22 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.45% 1.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 1.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
767 609 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 85.32% 86.02% 79.08%
Number of salaries quoted 661 496 578
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Brighton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 29 (72.50%) SQL
2 28 (70.00%) ISEB
3 27 (67.50%) Cucumber
4 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (57.50%) Selenium
5 23 (57.50%) WebDriver
6 20 (50.00%) BDD
7 18 (45.00%) QA
7 18 (45.00%) C#
8 17 (42.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 16 (40.00%) SpecFlow
10 15 (37.50%) Java
10 15 (37.50%) ISTQB
11 14 (35.00%) Test Automation
12 12 (30.00%) TDD
13 11 (27.50%) QuickTest Pro
13 11 (27.50%) Eclipse
13 11 (27.50%) IntelliJ
13 11 (27.50%) TestNG
14 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
14 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
14 9 (22.50%) Ruby
14 9 (22.50%) JIRA
15 8 (20.00%) .NET
16 7 (17.50%) Scrum
16 7 (17.50%) Manual Testing
16 7 (17.50%) Degree
17 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
17 6 (15.00%) HP Quality Center

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Project
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
1 2 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) DataStage
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (67.50%) Cucumber
2 23 (57.50%) Selenium
2 23 (57.50%) WebDriver
3 16 (40.00%) SpecFlow
4 11 (27.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (27.50%) Eclipse
4 11 (27.50%) IntelliJ
4 11 (27.50%) TestNG
5 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
5 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
5 9 (22.50%) JIRA
6 2 (5.00%) JUnit
7 1 (2.50%) WATIR
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Analyst
1 24 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) QA Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Test Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Tester
5 6 (15.00%) QA Tester
6 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 5 (12.50%) QA Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (7.50%) Technical Manager
9 2 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
9 2 (5.00%) Web Tester
10 1 (2.50%) Senior Tester
10 1 (2.50%) Test Manager
10 1 (2.50%) Senior Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) Velocity
3 4 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (5.00%) XML
4 2 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Social Media
2 3 (7.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) PMI
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) BDD
3 14 (35.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (30.00%) TDD
5 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.50%) Scrum
6 7 (17.50%) Manual Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (15.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Coaching
8 5 (12.50%) Product Management
8 5 (12.50%) Time Management
9 4 (10.00%) Content Management
9 4 (10.00%) Web Development
9 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.00%) SOA
10 3 (7.50%) ETL
10 3 (7.50%) RAD
10 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) SQL
2 18 (45.00%) C#
3 15 (37.50%) Java
4 9 (22.50%) Ruby
5 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (70.00%) ISEB
2 17 (42.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 7 (17.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (45.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) HP
2 2 (5.00%) IBM
2 2 (5.00%) Informatica
2 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft