The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 171 204 186
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 184 130 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.50% 1.09% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.35% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 157 125 138
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10013 9618 10180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.55% 80.70% 78.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8255 8433 9271
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
London

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014, 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.

1 164 (44.20%) SQL
2 153 (41.24%) Finance
3 138 (37.20%) QA
4 119 (32.08%) Selenium
5 115 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (25.61%) User Acceptance Testing
7 88 (23.72%) Degree
8 79 (21.29%) ISEB
9 78 (21.02%) Test Automation
10 73 (19.68%) QuickTest Pro
11 71 (19.14%) Automated Testing
12 69 (18.60%) .NET
13 62 (16.71%) SQL Server
14 61 (16.44%) Regression Testing
15 59 (15.90%) Test Strategy
16 56 (15.09%) C#
17 54 (14.56%) Banking
18 52 (14.02%) Microsoft
19 51 (13.75%) Java
19 51 (13.75%) JIRA
20 50 (13.48%) HP Quality Center
21 49 (13.21%) Performance Testing
21 49 (13.21%) HP
21 49 (13.21%) Scrum
22 48 (12.94%) Software Testing
22 48 (12.94%) WebDriver
23 47 (12.67%) Business Analysis
24 46 (12.40%) Manual Testing
24 46 (12.40%) Oracle
25 45 (12.13%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 20 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.31%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.77%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.43%) Adobe CQ
5 8 (2.16%) Commerce Server
6 5 (1.35%) Documentum
7 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.08%) Confluence
8 3 (0.81%) CMS
9 2 (0.54%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.54%) MS Project
3 2 (0.54%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.16%) Fredhopper
2 5 (1.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 4 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.81%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.54%) Magento
5 2 (0.54%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.27%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.16%) Basecamp
1 8 (2.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.89%) LAN
2 6 (1.62%) Intranet
3 4 (1.08%) HTTP
4 3 (0.81%) Internet
5 1 (0.27%) SSL
5 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.27%) LDAP
5 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (16.71%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.89%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.04%) MySQL
4 9 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.89%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.08%) QlikView
8 4 (1.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.81%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.27%) DataStage
11 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 119 (32.08%) Selenium
2 73 (19.68%) QuickTest Pro
3 51 (13.75%) JIRA
4 48 (12.94%) WebDriver
5 43 (11.59%) Cucumber
6 36 (9.70%) Subversion
7 29 (7.82%) JMeter
8 28 (7.55%) LoadRunner
9 27 (7.28%) NUnit
10 21 (5.66%) Visual Studio
10 21 (5.66%) SoapUI
10 21 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (5.66%) Jenkins
11 20 (5.39%) SpecFlow
11 20 (5.39%) JUnit
12 18 (4.85%) Bugzilla
13 17 (4.58%) Maven
14 16 (4.31%) TestComplete
14 16 (4.31%) Hudson
15 15 (4.04%) WATIR
General
1 153 (41.24%) Finance
2 54 (14.56%) Banking
3 18 (4.85%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.77%) Retail
5 11 (2.96%) Front Office
6 8 (2.16%) Electronics
6 8 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.89%) Law
8 6 (1.62%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.35%) Back Office
9 5 (1.35%) Advertising
10 4 (1.08%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.81%) Publishing
11 3 (0.81%) Games
12 2 (0.54%) Polish Language
12 2 (0.54%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.27%) Billing
13 1 (0.27%) French Language
13 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 183 (49.33%) Analyst
2 76 (20.49%) Test Analyst
3 72 (19.41%) Business Analyst
4 49 (13.21%) Tester
5 33 (8.89%) QA Engineer
6 31 (8.36%) Senior Analyst
7 28 (7.55%) QA Analyst
7 28 (7.55%) Developer
8 26 (7.01%) Systems Analyst
9 25 (6.74%) Business Systems Analyst
10 21 (5.66%) Test Manager
10 21 (5.66%) Test Leader
11 19 (5.12%) QA Tester
12 18 (4.85%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 16 (4.31%) Consultant
13 16 (4.31%) Test Engineer
13 16 (4.31%) Technical Analyst
13 16 (4.31%) Senior Test Analyst
14 15 (4.04%) Automation Analyst
15 14 (3.77%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (18.60%) .NET
2 31 (8.36%) XML
3 28 (7.55%) Gherkin
4 26 (7.01%) Web Services
5 23 (6.20%) CSS
6 21 (5.66%) HTML
7 20 (5.39%) RESTful
8 17 (4.58%) SOAP
9 13 (3.50%) ASP.NET
10 12 (3.23%) WCF
10 12 (3.23%) .NET Framework
11 11 (2.96%) CSS3
12 9 (2.43%) JSON
13 8 (2.16%) WebCenter
13 8 (2.16%) Adobe AIR
13 8 (2.16%) Flash
14 7 (1.89%) jQuery
14 7 (1.89%) REST
15 6 (1.62%) AngularJS
15 6 (1.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.20%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.66%) Open Source
2 21 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 17 (4.58%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.31%) Fixed Income
5 13 (3.50%) Mainframe
6 12 (3.23%) Physics
7 11 (2.96%) Equities
8 10 (2.70%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.43%) Derivative
10 8 (2.16%) Video on Demand
10 8 (2.16%) Hedge funds
10 8 (2.16%) Mathematics
10 8 (2.16%) AS400
11 5 (1.35%) BBC
12 4 (1.08%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.81%) Data Integration
14 2 (0.54%) Handset
15 1 (0.27%) Tandem
15 1 (0.27%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.55%) Windows
1 28 (7.55%) Linux
2 11 (2.96%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.70%) Android
4 6 (1.62%) UNIX
5 5 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.54%) Solaris
7 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (25.61%) User Acceptance Testing
3 78 (21.02%) Test Automation
4 71 (19.14%) Automated Testing
5 61 (16.44%) Regression Testing
6 59 (15.90%) Test Strategy
7 49 (13.21%) Performance Testing
7 49 (13.21%) Scrum
8 48 (12.94%) Software Testing
9 47 (12.67%) Business Analysis
10 46 (12.40%) Manual Testing
11 45 (12.13%) E-Commerce
12 44 (11.86%) User Stories
13 41 (11.05%) Asset Management
14 39 (10.51%) Change Management
14 39 (10.51%) Unit Testing
15 37 (9.97%) BDD
16 36 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (9.16%) Project Management
18 32 (8.63%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 164 (44.20%) SQL
2 56 (15.09%) C#
3 51 (13.75%) Java
4 31 (8.36%) JavaScript
5 27 (7.28%) VB
6 22 (5.93%) VBScript
7 18 (4.85%) T-SQL
8 10 (2.70%) Ruby
8 10 (2.70%) PHP
9 9 (2.43%) C++
10 5 (1.35%) Perl
11 4 (1.08%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.08%) Python
12 3 (0.81%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.54%) Groovy
13 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.54%) XQuery
13 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 88 (23.72%) Degree
2 79 (21.29%) ISEB
3 30 (8.09%) ISTQB
4 16 (4.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (2.43%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.54%) HND
9 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (37.20%) QA
2 10 (2.70%) SLA
3 5 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 50 (13.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 52 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 49 (13.21%) HP
3 46 (12.40%) Oracle
4 20 (5.39%) IBM
5 17 (4.58%) Adobe
6 14 (3.77%) Citrix
7 11 (2.96%) SAP
8 10 (2.70%) Charles River
9 9 (2.43%) hybris
10 8 (2.16%) Endeca
10 8 (2.16%) Open Text
10 8 (2.16%) ATG
10 8 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.89%) Business Objects
11 7 (1.89%) Altiris
12 6 (1.62%) Cognos
13 5 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
13 5 (1.35%) Cerillion
13 5 (1.35%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.35%) T-Plan
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FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Gen Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Palantir Solutions
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Benefits package including pension, private he
Posted: Yesterday
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Real Staffing
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Yes
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 5500 + 10%bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits (BONUS)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Capita - ITMS
Salary: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 9 days ago
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esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
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esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
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esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 days ago