The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 72 73 92
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 25 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.28% 1.36% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 1.59% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 2
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £35,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Test Scripting
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
920 755 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 83.87% 85.80% 78.21%
Number of salaries quoted 760 605 667
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the East Sussex region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in East Sussex

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in East Sussex

Test Scripting
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +5 24 £40,000 +14.28%
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 31 (70.45%) ISEB
2 30 (68.18%) SQL
3 29 (65.91%) Cucumber
4 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (56.82%) Selenium
5 25 (56.82%) WebDriver
6 22 (50.00%) BDD
7 20 (45.45%) C#
8 18 (40.91%) SpecFlow
8 18 (40.91%) QA
9 17 (38.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 17 (38.64%) Java
9 17 (38.64%) ISTQB
10 16 (36.36%) Test Automation
11 14 (31.82%) TDD
12 13 (29.55%) QuickTest Pro
13 12 (27.27%) Eclipse
13 12 (27.27%) IntelliJ
13 12 (27.27%) TestNG
14 9 (20.45%) Finance
14 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
14 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (20.45%) Ruby
14 9 (20.45%) JIRA
14 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
15 8 (18.18%) Degree
15 8 (18.18%) Manual Testing
15 8 (18.18%) Scrum
15 8 (18.18%) .NET
16 7 (15.91%) Automated Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Project
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
1 2 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) DataStage
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 29 (65.91%) Cucumber
2 25 (56.82%) WebDriver
2 25 (56.82%) Selenium
3 18 (40.91%) SpecFlow
4 13 (29.55%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (27.27%) Eclipse
5 12 (27.27%) IntelliJ
5 12 (27.27%) TestNG
6 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
6 9 (20.45%) JIRA
6 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.55%) JUnit
8 1 (2.27%) WATIR
8 1 (2.27%) Firebug
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Analyst
1 26 (59.09%) Test Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Test Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Tester
5 6 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 6 (13.64%) Agile Project Manager
5 6 (13.64%) QA Tester
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) QA Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Web Tester
8 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
9 1 (2.27%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.27%) Automated Test Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) Velocity
3 5 (11.36%) Web Services
4 3 (6.82%) XML
5 2 (4.55%) HTML
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.27%) SOAP
6 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.27%) JSON
6 1 (2.27%) WCF
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Social Media
2 3 (6.82%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) PMI
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (50.00%) BDD
3 16 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 14 (31.82%) TDD
5 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Scrum
7 7 (15.91%) Automated Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.36%) Coaching
8 5 (11.36%) Time Management
8 5 (11.36%) Product Management
8 5 (11.36%) SOA
9 4 (9.09%) RAD
9 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 4 (9.09%) Web Development
9 4 (9.09%) Content Management
10 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.82%) ETL
10 3 (6.82%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) SQL
2 20 (45.45%) C#
3 17 (38.64%) Java
4 9 (20.45%) Ruby
5 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) VBScript
6 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (70.45%) ISEB
2 17 (38.64%) ISTQB
2 17 (38.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) HP
2 2 (4.55%) Informatica
2 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft