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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 161 187 179
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 165 144 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.41% 1.20% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.48% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 141 138 149
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 £32,500 £35,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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
9484 9722 10291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.02% 80.94% 78.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7865 8554 9393
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 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 27 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.

1 162 (43.32%) SQL
2 142 (37.97%) Finance
3 139 (37.17%) QA
4 121 (32.35%) Selenium
5 109 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 85 (22.73%) Degree
8 78 (20.86%) ISEB
9 74 (19.79%) Automated Testing
10 73 (19.52%) Test Automation
11 70 (18.72%) QuickTest Pro
11 70 (18.72%) Regression Testing
12 66 (17.65%) .NET
13 56 (14.97%) SQL Server
14 55 (14.71%) JIRA
15 54 (14.44%) Test Strategy
16 53 (14.17%) C#
17 52 (13.90%) Banking
18 51 (13.64%) Java
19 50 (13.37%) Software Testing
20 49 (13.10%) Performance Testing
21 48 (12.83%) WebDriver
22 47 (12.57%) Manual Testing
22 47 (12.57%) Business Analysis
22 47 (12.57%) Microsoft
22 47 (12.57%) Scrum
23 46 (12.30%) HP
24 45 (12.03%) Oracle
24 45 (12.03%) HP Quality Center
25 44 (11.76%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 (5.35%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.28%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.74%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.41%) Adobe CQ
5 8 (2.14%) Commerce Server
6 5 (1.34%) Documentum
7 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.07%) Confluence
8 2 (0.53%) CMS
8 2 (0.53%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.53%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.14%) Fredhopper
2 5 (1.34%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 4 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.80%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.53%) SalesLogix
5 2 (0.53%) Magento
6 1 (0.27%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.27%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.14%) SaaS
1 8 (2.14%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.94%) HTTP
2 9 (2.41%) LAN
3 6 (1.60%) Intranet
4 5 (1.34%) Internet
5 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.27%) LDAP
5 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (14.97%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.02%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.74%) MySQL
4 8 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.87%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.80%) QlikView
8 3 (0.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.53%) Big Data
9 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.27%) DB2
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 121 (32.35%) Selenium
2 70 (18.72%) QuickTest Pro
3 55 (14.71%) JIRA
4 48 (12.83%) WebDriver
5 44 (11.76%) Cucumber
6 38 (10.16%) Subversion
7 28 (7.49%) LoadRunner
7 28 (7.49%) JMeter
8 23 (6.15%) SoapUI
9 21 (5.61%) Visual Studio
9 21 (5.61%) NUnit
9 21 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (5.35%) SpecFlow
10 20 (5.35%) Jenkins
11 17 (4.55%) JUnit
11 17 (4.55%) Maven
12 16 (4.28%) Bugzilla
12 16 (4.28%) Hudson
13 15 (4.01%) WATIR
14 14 (3.74%) Git (software)
General
1 142 (37.97%) Finance
2 52 (13.90%) Banking
3 17 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 16 (4.28%) Retail
5 10 (2.67%) Law
5 10 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.67%) Front Office
6 8 (2.14%) Electronics
7 5 (1.34%) Back Office
7 5 (1.34%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.34%) Advertising
7 5 (1.34%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.07%) Marketing
8 4 (1.07%) Games
9 3 (0.80%) Billing
10 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.53%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 181 (48.40%) Analyst
2 84 (22.46%) Test Analyst
3 65 (17.38%) Business Analyst
4 49 (13.10%) Tester
5 34 (9.09%) QA Engineer
6 31 (8.29%) Senior Analyst
7 27 (7.22%) Developer
8 25 (6.68%) QA Analyst
9 24 (6.42%) Test Manager
10 23 (6.15%) Systems Analyst
11 22 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
12 19 (5.08%) Test Engineer
13 18 (4.81%) Test Leader
14 17 (4.55%) QA Tester
15 16 (4.28%) Senior Test Analyst
15 16 (4.28%) Consultant
15 16 (4.28%) Insurance Business Analyst
16 15 (4.01%) Technical Analyst
17 14 (3.74%) Automation Test Analyst
17 14 (3.74%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (17.65%) .NET
2 27 (7.22%) XML
2 27 (7.22%) Gherkin
3 25 (6.68%) Web Services
3 25 (6.68%) RESTful
4 24 (6.42%) HTML
5 22 (5.88%) CSS
6 18 (4.81%) SOAP
7 13 (3.48%) ASP.NET
8 12 (3.21%) .NET Framework
8 12 (3.21%) WCF
9 11 (2.94%) CSS3
10 8 (2.14%) Adobe AIR
10 8 (2.14%) WebCenter
10 8 (2.14%) Servlets
10 8 (2.14%) Flash
11 7 (1.87%) REST
12 6 (1.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (1.60%) jQuery
12 6 (1.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.42%) Mobile App
2 22 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.61%) Open Source
4 16 (4.28%) Fixed Income
5 15 (4.01%) Mainframe
6 13 (3.48%) Equities
7 12 (3.21%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.94%) Derivative
8 11 (2.94%) Physics
9 10 (2.67%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.14%) Video on Demand
11 7 (1.87%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.87%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.87%) AS400
12 5 (1.34%) BBC
13 4 (1.07%) Blackberry
14 2 (0.53%) SWIFT
14 2 (0.53%) Handset
14 2 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
15 1 (0.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.75%) Linux
2 28 (7.49%) Windows
3 12 (3.21%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.94%) Android
5 9 (2.41%) UNIX
6 7 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.53%) Solaris
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 74 (19.79%) Automated Testing
4 73 (19.52%) Test Automation
5 70 (18.72%) Regression Testing
6 54 (14.44%) Test Strategy
7 50 (13.37%) Software Testing
8 49 (13.10%) Performance Testing
9 47 (12.57%) Business Analysis
9 47 (12.57%) Scrum
9 47 (12.57%) Manual Testing
10 44 (11.76%) E-Commerce
11 40 (10.70%) Change Management
11 40 (10.70%) User Stories
12 39 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (9.89%) BDD
13 37 (9.89%) Unit Testing
14 36 (9.63%) Project Management
15 34 (9.09%) Asset Management
16 33 (8.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 162 (43.32%) SQL
2 53 (14.17%) C#
3 51 (13.64%) Java
4 30 (8.02%) JavaScript
5 24 (6.42%) VB
6 19 (5.08%) T-SQL
6 19 (5.08%) VBScript
7 12 (3.21%) PHP
8 10 (2.67%) Ruby
9 7 (1.87%) C++
10 4 (1.07%) Perl
10 4 (1.07%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.80%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.80%) Python
11 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.53%) Groovy
12 2 (0.53%) XQuery
12 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 85 (22.73%) Degree
2 78 (20.86%) ISEB
3 34 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 17 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (2.67%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.53%) HND
9 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (37.17%) QA
2 7 (1.87%) SLA
3 3 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 45 (12.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (12.57%) Microsoft
2 46 (12.30%) HP
3 45 (12.03%) Oracle
4 19 (5.08%) IBM
5 17 (4.55%) Adobe
6 16 (4.28%) Citrix
7 10 (2.67%) SAP
7 10 (2.67%) Charles River
8 9 (2.41%) Altiris
8 9 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.41%) hybris
9 8 (2.14%) ATG
9 8 (2.14%) Open Text
9 8 (2.14%) Endeca
10 7 (1.87%) Cerillion
11 6 (1.60%) Cognos
12 5 (1.34%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (1.34%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.34%) T-Plan
13 4 (1.07%) Hyperion
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Salary: £47000 - £57000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Certeco
Posted: 5 days ago
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Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25 - £40 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 8 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
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Mason Frank
Salary: £55 - £60 per annum + + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Gen Bens
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Palantir Solutions
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Benefits package including pension, private he
Posted: 27 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + competitive
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