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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 183 171 211
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +40
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 121 190 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.21% 1.50% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.82% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 99 166 117
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
8585 10464 9545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.53% 82.83% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7277 8749 8219
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,100 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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.

1 105 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (43.88%) Finance
3 103 (43.46%) Selenium
4 94 (39.66%) QA
5 58 (24.47%) WebDriver
6 53 (22.36%) SQL
7 51 (21.52%) Java
7 51 (21.52%) Banking
8 50 (21.10%) User Acceptance Testing
9 48 (20.25%) Project Management
10 45 (18.99%) C#
11 44 (18.57%) Test Automation
12 38 (16.03%) Automated Testing
13 37 (15.61%) Degree
13 37 (15.61%) BDD
14 35 (14.77%) Performance Testing
15 34 (14.35%) ISEB
16 32 (13.50%) Scrum
17 28 (11.81%) Retail
18 27 (11.39%) Automation Testing
19 26 (10.97%) TDD
19 26 (10.97%) Software Testing
20 25 (10.55%) Regression Testing
21 23 (9.70%) Change Management
22 21 (8.86%) Business Analysis
22 21 (8.86%) JMeter
22 21 (8.86%) Test Strategy
23 20 (8.44%) Microsoft
24 19 (8.02%) SQL Server
24 19 (8.02%) Law

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.84%) CMS
2 2 (0.84%) IIS
3 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.42%) FileNet
3 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.42%) Confluence
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 10 (4.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) Summit
3 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.64%) SaaS
2 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.38%) HTTP
2 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.84%) Wireless
3 1 (0.42%) Internet
3 1 (0.42%) LDAP
3 1 (0.42%) VPN
3 1 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.49%) Big Data
3 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.11%) MySQL
5 5 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.84%) QlikView
7 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 103 (43.46%) Selenium
2 58 (24.47%) WebDriver
3 21 (8.86%) JMeter
4 19 (8.02%) JIRA
4 19 (8.02%) Cucumber
5 16 (6.75%) QuickTest Pro
6 15 (6.33%) LoadRunner
7 12 (5.06%) SpecFlow
7 12 (5.06%) Jenkins
8 10 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (3.80%) SoapUI
10 8 (3.38%) SilkPerformer
11 5 (2.11%) JUnit
11 5 (2.11%) Bugzilla
11 5 (2.11%) Subversion
11 5 (2.11%) Maven
11 5 (2.11%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.69%) Hudson
12 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
12 4 (1.69%) JBehave
General
1 104 (43.88%) Finance
2 51 (21.52%) Banking
3 28 (11.81%) Retail
4 19 (8.02%) Law
5 10 (4.22%) Retail Banking
6 8 (3.38%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.53%) Investment Banking
8 5 (2.11%) Advertising
9 4 (1.69%) Back Office
9 4 (1.69%) Legal
9 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.27%) French Language
10 3 (1.27%) German Language
10 3 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.84%) Marketing
11 2 (0.84%) Publishing
12 1 (0.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 115 (48.52%) Analyst
2 79 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 25 (10.55%) Developer
3 25 (10.55%) Tester
4 21 (8.86%) Business Analyst
5 20 (8.44%) Automation Analyst
5 20 (8.44%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 19 (8.02%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (7.59%) QA Analyst
8 11 (4.64%) Project Manager
8 11 (4.64%) Test Engineer
8 11 (4.64%) Senior Test Analyst
8 11 (4.64%) Test Leader
9 10 (4.22%) Automation Test Analyst
10 9 (3.80%) Consultant
10 9 (3.80%) Software Developer
11 8 (3.38%) Test Manager
11 8 (3.38%) Web Analyst
11 8 (3.38%) Test Consultant
11 8 (3.38%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.17%) .NET
1 17 (7.17%) HTML
2 14 (5.91%) XML
3 13 (5.49%) Web Services
4 11 (4.64%) SOAP
5 5 (2.11%) Gherkin
6 4 (1.69%) Ajax
6 4 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (1.69%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.69%) FpML
7 3 (1.27%) Middleware
7 3 (1.27%) jQuery
8 2 (0.84%) iOS SDK
8 2 (0.84%) HTML5
8 2 (0.84%) RESTful
8 2 (0.84%) LAMP
8 2 (0.84%) XSLT
8 2 (0.84%) CSS
9 1 (0.42%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.33%) Management Information System
1 15 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.91%) Open Source
3 13 (5.49%) Mobile Banking
4 12 (5.06%) User Experience
5 10 (4.22%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.80%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.53%) Equities
8 5 (2.11%) GIS
8 5 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.11%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.11%) Derivative
8 5 (2.11%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.69%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.27%) NHS
10 3 (1.27%) iPhone
10 3 (1.27%) iPad
10 3 (1.27%) Social Media
11 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.49%) Windows
2 10 (4.22%) Linux
3 6 (2.53%) UNIX
4 4 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.69%) Android
5 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.42%) AIX
6 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (21.10%) User Acceptance Testing
3 48 (20.25%) Project Management
4 44 (18.57%) Test Automation
5 38 (16.03%) Automated Testing
6 37 (15.61%) BDD
7 35 (14.77%) Performance Testing
8 32 (13.50%) Scrum
9 27 (11.39%) Automation Testing
10 26 (10.97%) TDD
10 26 (10.97%) Software Testing
11 25 (10.55%) Regression Testing
12 23 (9.70%) Change Management
13 21 (8.86%) Business Analysis
13 21 (8.86%) Test Strategy
14 19 (8.02%) Integration Testing
14 19 (8.02%) Manual Testing
15 18 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (7.59%) E-Commerce
16 17 (7.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (22.36%) SQL
2 51 (21.52%) Java
3 45 (18.99%) C#
4 17 (7.17%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.22%) Ruby
6 6 (2.53%) Python
6 6 (2.53%) PHP
6 6 (2.53%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.53%) C
7 4 (1.69%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.69%) C++
8 2 (0.84%) PHP5
8 2 (0.84%) Perl
9 1 (0.42%) VBA
9 1 (0.42%) Delphi
9 1 (0.42%) C-shell
9 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.42%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 37 (15.61%) Degree
2 34 (14.35%) ISEB
3 19 (8.02%) ISTQB
4 12 (5.06%) PMP
4 12 (5.06%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.11%) CISA
5 5 (2.11%) CISSP
5 5 (2.11%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.42%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (39.66%) QA
2 4 (1.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.95%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 20 (8.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.91%) HP
3 10 (4.22%) Oracle
4 7 (2.95%) WorldPay
5 4 (1.69%) Siebel
5 4 (1.69%) Citrix
6 2 (0.84%) IBM
6 2 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.84%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.84%) Murex
6 2 (0.84%) Calypso
7 1 (0.42%) Sun
7 1 (0.42%) Novell
7 1 (0.42%) BMC
7 1 (0.42%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.42%) Informatica
7 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.42%) Remedy
7 1 (0.42%) Charles River
7 1 (0.42%) Sybase
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £60 - £65 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £47000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago