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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 179 161 200
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +39
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 130 186 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.25% 1.48% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.79% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 104 165 122
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
8932 10405 9598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.60% 82.92% 80.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7514 8672 8352
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 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 4 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.

1 109 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (45.26%) Selenium
3 101 (43.53%) Finance
4 92 (39.66%) QA
5 61 (26.29%) WebDriver
6 56 (24.14%) SQL
7 55 (23.71%) Java
8 53 (22.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 49 (21.12%) Banking
10 47 (20.26%) Project Management
11 43 (18.53%) C#
12 42 (18.10%) Automated Testing
12 42 (18.10%) Test Automation
13 41 (17.67%) BDD
14 40 (17.24%) Performance Testing
15 34 (14.66%) ISEB
16 33 (14.22%) Degree
17 30 (12.93%) Scrum
18 29 (12.50%) Retail
19 28 (12.07%) Automation Testing
20 26 (11.21%) Regression Testing
20 26 (11.21%) Software Testing
21 24 (10.34%) TDD
22 23 (9.91%) Microsoft
22 23 (9.91%) Manual Testing
23 22 (9.48%) E-Commerce
23 22 (9.48%) Business Analysis
24 21 (9.05%) JMeter
24 21 (9.05%) Test Strategy
25 20 (8.62%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.86%) CMS
2 2 (0.86%) IIS
3 1 (0.43%) FileNet
3 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.59%) MS Office
3 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.86%) Summit
2 2 (0.86%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.74%) SaaS
2 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) VPN
2 1 (0.43%) SSL
2 1 (0.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.74%) Big Data
3 6 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.16%) MySQL
4 5 (2.16%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 105 (45.26%) Selenium
2 61 (26.29%) WebDriver
3 21 (9.05%) JMeter
4 20 (8.62%) Cucumber
4 20 (8.62%) JIRA
5 18 (7.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 18 (7.76%) LoadRunner
6 10 (4.31%) SpecFlow
6 10 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (3.88%) SilkPerformer
7 9 (3.88%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.45%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.59%) Subversion
10 5 (2.16%) WinRunner
10 5 (2.16%) JUnit
10 5 (2.16%) Maven
10 5 (2.16%) Facilita Forecast
11 4 (1.72%) JBehave
11 4 (1.72%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 101 (43.53%) Finance
2 49 (21.12%) Banking
3 29 (12.50%) Retail
4 16 (6.90%) Law
5 9 (3.88%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.59%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.16%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.16%) Advertising
8 4 (1.72%) Legal
8 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.72%) Back Office
9 2 (0.86%) Publishing
9 2 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.86%) Marketing
10 1 (0.43%) Front Office
10 1 (0.43%) French Language
10 1 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 111 (47.84%) Analyst
2 79 (34.05%) Test Analyst
3 27 (11.64%) Tester
4 21 (9.05%) Developer
5 19 (8.19%) Business Analyst
5 19 (8.19%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 18 (7.76%) Automation Analyst
7 17 (7.33%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (6.03%) QA Analyst
9 13 (5.60%) Test Engineer
10 12 (5.17%) Automation Test Analyst
11 11 (4.74%) Senior Test Analyst
12 10 (4.31%) Test Leader
12 10 (4.31%) Web Analyst
12 10 (4.31%) Project Manager
12 10 (4.31%) Consultant
13 9 (3.88%) Test Manager
14 8 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
14 8 (3.45%) Web Test Analyst
14 8 (3.45%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.76%) .NET
2 17 (7.33%) HTML
3 15 (6.47%) XML
4 14 (6.03%) Web Services
5 10 (4.31%) SOAP
6 5 (2.16%) Ajax
6 5 (2.16%) Gherkin
7 4 (1.72%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.72%) FpML
8 3 (1.29%) XSLT
8 3 (1.29%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.29%) jQuery
9 2 (0.86%) HTML5
9 2 (0.86%) RESTful
9 2 (0.86%) LAMP
9 2 (0.86%) CSS
9 2 (0.86%) Middleware
10 1 (0.43%) JSP
10 1 (0.43%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.90%) Open Source
2 15 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.74%) Mobile Banking
5 10 (4.31%) User Experience
6 9 (3.88%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.02%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.59%) GIS
9 5 (2.16%) Derivative
9 5 (2.16%) Equities
9 5 (2.16%) Fixed Income
9 5 (2.16%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.72%) Social Media
10 4 (1.72%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.29%) NHS
11 3 (1.29%) iPhone
11 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.29%) iPad
12 2 (0.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.03%) Windows
2 10 (4.31%) Linux
3 8 (3.45%) UNIX
4 1 (0.43%) AIX
4 1 (0.43%) Solaris
4 1 (0.43%) Android
4 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (22.84%) User Acceptance Testing
3 47 (20.26%) Project Management
4 42 (18.10%) Automated Testing
4 42 (18.10%) Test Automation
5 41 (17.67%) BDD
6 40 (17.24%) Performance Testing
7 30 (12.93%) Scrum
8 28 (12.07%) Automation Testing
9 26 (11.21%) Regression Testing
9 26 (11.21%) Software Testing
10 24 (10.34%) TDD
11 23 (9.91%) Manual Testing
12 22 (9.48%) E-Commerce
12 22 (9.48%) Business Analysis
13 21 (9.05%) Test Strategy
14 19 (8.19%) Change Management
14 19 (8.19%) Integration Testing
15 18 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (24.14%) SQL
2 55 (23.71%) Java
3 43 (18.53%) C#
4 18 (7.76%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.88%) Ruby
6 8 (3.45%) C
7 6 (2.59%) PHP
8 5 (2.16%) Python
8 5 (2.16%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.29%) Perl
10 2 (0.86%) PHP5
10 2 (0.86%) C++
11 1 (0.43%) Delphi
11 1 (0.43%) VBA
11 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.43%) C-shell
11 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.43%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 34 (14.66%) ISEB
2 33 (14.22%) Degree
3 19 (8.19%) ISTQB
4 11 (4.74%) PMP
4 11 (4.74%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.16%) CISA
5 5 (2.16%) CISSP
5 5 (2.16%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.43%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (39.66%) QA
2 4 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.31%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 23 (9.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.76%) HP
3 11 (4.74%) Oracle
4 6 (2.59%) WorldPay
5 5 (2.16%) Citrix
5 5 (2.16%) Siebel
6 3 (1.29%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.86%) IBM
7 2 (0.86%) Murex
7 2 (0.86%) Calypso
7 2 (0.86%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.43%) Remedy
8 1 (0.43%) Charles River
8 1 (0.43%) Novell
8 1 (0.43%) Informatica
8 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.43%) BMC
8 1 (0.43%) Sun
8 1 (0.43%) SAP
8 1 (0.43%) Sybase
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £47000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: 10% bonus and travel allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Loads of benefits/bonuses etc
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £60 - £65 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago