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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 213 224 208
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 103 105 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.96% 0.91% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.09% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 73 100 111
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £39,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,750 £60,000
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
8782 9616 9205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.56% 82.98% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7626 8204 8289
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,695 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 December 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 24 December 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 88 (35.92%) Finance
2 84 (34.29%) SQL
2 84 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (30.20%) QA
4 71 (28.98%) Selenium
5 52 (21.22%) Test Automation
6 51 (20.82%) Java
7 48 (19.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 46 (18.78%) Degree
9 42 (17.14%) Project Management
10 36 (14.69%) WebDriver
11 35 (14.29%) HP
11 35 (14.29%) Performance Testing
11 35 (14.29%) Manual Testing
12 31 (12.65%) ISEB
12 31 (12.65%) Regression Testing
12 31 (12.65%) JIRA
13 30 (12.24%) C#
13 30 (12.24%) Banking
13 30 (12.24%) Test Strategy
14 29 (11.84%) Automated Testing
14 29 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
15 27 (11.02%) SQL Server
16 26 (10.61%) Windows
17 25 (10.20%) Business Analysis
17 25 (10.20%) BDD
18 24 (9.80%) Microsoft
18 24 (9.80%) Scrum
18 24 (9.80%) ISTQB
18 24 (9.80%) HP Quality Center

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.82%) IIS
4 2 (0.82%) Confluence
4 2 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.41%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 13 (5.31%) MS Office
2 12 (4.90%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.45%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (0.82%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.82%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.82%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.04%) Basecamp
2 4 (1.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.12%) HTTP
2 6 (2.45%) LAN
3 4 (1.63%) Internet
4 1 (0.41%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.90%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.67%) MySQL
5 8 (3.27%) Big Data
6 5 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.82%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.82%) QlikView
9 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.82%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.41%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.41%) Impala
10 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 71 (28.98%) Selenium
2 36 (14.69%) WebDriver
3 31 (12.65%) JIRA
4 23 (9.39%) QuickTest Pro
4 23 (9.39%) LoadRunner
5 19 (7.76%) Subversion
6 17 (6.94%) Cucumber
7 14 (5.71%) JMeter
8 12 (4.90%) Jenkins
9 8 (3.27%) SpecFlow
9 8 (3.27%) Git (software)
10 7 (2.86%) TeamCity
10 7 (2.86%) SilkPerformer
10 7 (2.86%) Facilita Forecast
11 6 (2.45%) Hudson
11 6 (2.45%) JUnit
12 5 (2.04%) TestDirector
12 5 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (2.04%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.63%) NUnit
General
1 88 (35.92%) Finance
2 30 (12.24%) Banking
3 18 (7.35%) Retail
4 10 (4.08%) Law
5 9 (3.67%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.27%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.45%) Front Office
8 5 (2.04%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.04%) Electronics
8 5 (2.04%) Games
8 5 (2.04%) Marketing
8 5 (2.04%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.63%) Back Office
10 3 (1.22%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.82%) Advertising
11 2 (0.82%) French Language
11 2 (0.82%) German Language
11 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 96 (39.18%) Analyst
2 59 (24.08%) Test Analyst
3 34 (13.88%) Tester
4 23 (9.39%) Test Engineer
5 20 (8.16%) Business Analyst
6 18 (7.35%) Test Manager
7 16 (6.53%) Developer
8 13 (5.31%) Project Manager
8 13 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (5.31%) QA Analyst
9 11 (4.49%) QA Engineer
10 10 (4.08%) Performance Engineer
10 10 (4.08%) Software Tester
10 10 (4.08%) Performance Test Engineer
11 9 (3.67%) Automation Analyst
11 9 (3.67%) Consultant
11 9 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (3.67%) Senior Tester
12 8 (3.27%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (3.27%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.98%) Web Services
2 20 (8.16%) RESTful
3 17 (6.94%) XML
4 12 (4.90%) .NET
5 10 (4.08%) HTML
6 9 (3.67%) CSS
6 9 (3.67%) Gherkin
7 6 (2.45%) Servlets
8 5 (2.04%) XSLT
8 5 (2.04%) Flash
8 5 (2.04%) Adobe AIR
9 4 (1.63%) Ajax
9 4 (1.63%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.63%) SOAP
9 4 (1.63%) JSP
10 3 (1.22%) JDBC
10 3 (1.22%) Middleware
10 3 (1.22%) XSL
10 3 (1.22%) CSS3
10 3 (1.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.76%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.31%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.31%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.90%) Open Source
5 10 (4.08%) GIS
5 10 (4.08%) Derivative
6 9 (3.67%) Fixed Income
7 7 (2.86%) Equities
7 7 (2.86%) Social Media
7 7 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (2.45%) iPad
8 6 (2.45%) iPhone
9 5 (2.04%) Video on Demand
9 5 (2.04%) Mainframe
9 5 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (2.04%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.22%) Physics
10 3 (1.22%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.22%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.61%) Windows
2 19 (7.76%) Linux
3 16 (6.53%) UNIX
4 6 (2.45%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.45%) Android
5 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (21.22%) Test Automation
3 48 (19.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 42 (17.14%) Project Management
5 35 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 35 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 31 (12.65%) Regression Testing
7 30 (12.24%) Test Strategy
8 29 (11.84%) Automated Testing
9 25 (10.20%) Business Analysis
9 25 (10.20%) BDD
10 24 (9.80%) Scrum
11 22 (8.98%) Test Management
12 20 (8.16%) Integration Testing
12 20 (8.16%) E-Commerce
13 19 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (7.76%) Automation Testing
14 18 (7.35%) Software Engineering
15 16 (6.53%) TDD
16 15 (6.12%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (34.29%) SQL
2 51 (20.82%) Java
3 30 (12.24%) C#
4 14 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.49%) PHP
6 9 (3.67%) C
7 8 (3.27%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.04%) Ruby
9 4 (1.63%) Python
9 4 (1.63%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.82%) Perl
10 2 (0.82%) C++
11 1 (0.41%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.41%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.41%) XQuery
11 1 (0.41%) Groovy
11 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.41%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 46 (18.78%) Degree
2 31 (12.65%) ISEB
3 24 (9.80%) ISTQB
4 11 (4.49%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (2.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.22%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.82%) PMP
8 2 (0.82%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.82%) CISA
9 1 (0.41%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (30.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.41%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (9.80%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.82%) Control-M
3 1 (0.41%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (0.41%) Oozie
Vendors
1 35 (14.29%) HP
2 24 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.53%) Oracle
4 10 (4.08%) Citrix
5 7 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.45%) PeopleSoft
6 6 (2.45%) Adobe
6 6 (2.45%) Altiris
7 5 (2.04%) Hyperion
7 5 (2.04%) IBM
8 4 (1.63%) Siebel
8 4 (1.63%) SAP
8 4 (1.63%) Cerillion
9 3 (1.22%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.82%) thinkFolio
10 2 (0.82%) Fundtech
10 2 (0.82%) Netezza
10 2 (0.82%) webMethods
10 2 (0.82%) StatPro
10 2 (0.82%) Remedy
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £45 - £50 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TRYZENS LTD
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, Swindon
House of Fraser
Salary: £40,000 - £49,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Package (travel, bonus, healthcare,
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + 32 days Holiday,12% bonus and more
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago