The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 157 212 214
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 108 107 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.61% 1.05% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.24% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 86 78 98
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,750 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,250 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Test Scripting
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5889 8631 8804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 87.99% 84.63% 85.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5269 7432 7470
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the City of London region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in the City of London

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in the City of London

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 91 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (33.81%) QA
3 67 (31.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 62 (29.52%) Finance
5 61 (29.05%) Change Management
6 54 (25.71%) SQL
7 51 (24.29%) Banking
8 48 (22.86%) Functional Testing
9 45 (21.43%) Degree
10 44 (20.95%) Selenium
11 42 (20.00%) Scrum
12 40 (19.05%) ISTQB
13 38 (18.10%) ISEB
14 37 (17.62%) Test Automation
15 36 (17.14%) SDLC
16 35 (16.67%) MS Excel
17 34 (16.19%) SQL Server
18 33 (15.71%) Regression Testing
18 33 (15.71%) Project Management
19 29 (13.81%) Java
19 29 (13.81%) SharePoint
20 28 (13.33%) Risk Management
20 28 (13.33%) Automated Testing
21 27 (12.86%) .NET
21 27 (12.86%) HP Quality Center
21 27 (12.86%) User Stories
22 26 (12.38%) Management Information System
22 26 (12.38%) Manual Testing
23 25 (11.90%) Test Management
23 25 (11.90%) Automation Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 29 (13.81%) SharePoint
2 17 (8.10%) CMS
3 7 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.95%) IIS
4 2 (0.95%) JBoss
4 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.95%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.48%) Node.js
Applications
1 35 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.10%) MS Visio
3 16 (7.62%) MS Office
4 4 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (7.14%) Markit EDM
2 6 (2.86%) SAP CRM
2 6 (2.86%) SAP MM
2 6 (2.86%) SAP SRM
3 3 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.48%) GitHub
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.95%) Firewall
2 2 (0.95%) HTTP
2 2 (0.95%) Multicast
3 1 (0.48%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (7.14%) QlikView
3 15 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 6 (2.86%) SAP BI
5 6 (2.86%) SAP BW
5 6 (2.86%) SAP HANA
6 5 (2.38%) Big Data
7 2 (0.95%) MySQL
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (20.95%) Selenium
2 24 (11.43%) JIRA
3 18 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (8.10%) WebDriver
5 16 (7.62%) Cucumber
6 15 (7.14%) JMeter
7 14 (6.67%) SpecFlow
8 13 (6.19%) Jenkins
9 9 (4.29%) HP UFT
10 8 (3.81%) Mercurial
10 8 (3.81%) SoapUI
11 7 (3.33%) WATIR
12 6 (2.86%) Protractor
12 6 (2.86%) TeamCity
12 6 (2.86%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.90%) Bugzilla
13 4 (1.90%) Git (software)
13 4 (1.90%) Hudson
13 4 (1.90%) JUnit
14 3 (1.43%) LoadRunner
General
1 62 (29.52%) Finance
2 51 (24.29%) Banking
3 13 (6.19%) Retail
4 9 (4.29%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.29%) Legal
5 6 (2.86%) Law
5 6 (2.86%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.38%) Advertising
6 5 (2.38%) Back Office
7 4 (1.90%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.43%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.43%) Publishing
9 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.48%) Front Office
10 1 (0.48%) Marketing
10 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 119 (56.67%) Analyst
2 51 (24.29%) Test Analyst
3 42 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 30 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 22 (10.48%) Banking Analyst
5 22 (10.48%) Test Leader
6 19 (9.05%) Senior Test Analyst
7 16 (7.62%) Automation Analyst
7 16 (7.62%) Automation Test Analyst
7 16 (7.62%) Tester
8 15 (7.14%) QA Engineer
9 14 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
10 13 (6.19%) Project Manager
11 12 (5.71%) Senior Test Automation Analyst
11 12 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
11 12 (5.71%) Test Manager
12 11 (5.24%) Test Engineer
13 10 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
13 10 (4.76%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 10 (4.76%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.86%) .NET
2 8 (3.81%) Gherkin
2 8 (3.81%) XML
3 7 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 6 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (2.86%) HTML
5 5 (2.38%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.38%) SOAP
6 3 (1.43%) iOS SDK
6 3 (1.43%) RESTful
6 3 (1.43%) Web Services
7 2 (0.95%) Android SDK
7 2 (0.95%) Behat
7 2 (0.95%) CSS
7 2 (0.95%) Ext JS
7 2 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.95%) Flash
7 2 (0.95%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.38%) Management Information System
2 16 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 9 (4.29%) Fintech
6 8 (3.81%) iPad
7 7 (3.33%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.86%) Credit Risk
8 6 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (2.38%) Derivative
9 5 (2.38%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.95%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.95%) Equities
10 2 (0.95%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.95%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.48%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.48%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.48%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.67%) Windows
2 7 (3.33%) Android
2 7 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.86%) Linux
4 4 (1.90%) Unix
5 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (31.90%) User Acceptance Testing
3 61 (29.05%) Change Management
4 48 (22.86%) Functional Testing
5 42 (20.00%) Scrum
6 37 (17.62%) Test Automation
7 36 (17.14%) SDLC
8 33 (15.71%) Project Management
8 33 (15.71%) Regression Testing
9 28 (13.33%) Automated Testing
9 28 (13.33%) Risk Management
10 27 (12.86%) User Stories
11 26 (12.38%) Manual Testing
12 25 (11.90%) Automation Testing
12 25 (11.90%) Test Management
12 25 (11.90%) Test Strategy
13 24 (11.43%) Waterfall
14 23 (10.95%) BDD
15 20 (9.52%) Defect Management
15 20 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (25.71%) SQL
2 29 (13.81%) Java
3 20 (9.52%) C#
4 13 (6.19%) Ruby
5 9 (4.29%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.29%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.86%) ABAP
6 6 (2.86%) PHP
7 5 (2.38%) Python
7 5 (2.38%) VB
8 4 (1.90%) C++
9 3 (1.43%) C
9 3 (1.43%) Perl
10 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.95%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.48%) Scala
11 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (21.43%) Degree
2 40 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 38 (18.10%) ISEB
4 11 (5.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (4.76%) PMI Certification
5 10 (4.76%) PMP
6 7 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.95%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (33.81%) QA
2 6 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.43%) SDET
3 3 (1.43%) SLA
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.48%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (12.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (10.95%) HP
2 20 (9.52%) SAP
3 19 (9.05%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.71%) Oracle
5 10 (4.76%) WorldPay
6 7 (3.33%) Rally
6 7 (3.33%) Sitecore
7 6 (2.86%) Citrix
8 1 (0.48%) Cisco
8 1 (0.48%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (0.48%) Yahoo!
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Auriol Resource
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + discretionary bonus + excellent be
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago