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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 88 108 57
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -51
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 5 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.67% 0.35% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.43% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 31
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +9.58%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
872 1168 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 83.37% 82.20% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 719 995 614
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +22 7 £36,500 -8.75%
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Selenium
2 18 (64.29%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) WebDriver
3 17 (60.71%) HP UFT
3 17 (60.71%) Finance
4 16 (57.14%) C#
4 16 (57.14%) SQL
4 16 (57.14%) Test Automation
5 15 (53.57%) Waterfall
6 14 (50.00%) TestNG
6 14 (50.00%) HTML
6 14 (50.00%) XML
6 14 (50.00%) Eclipse
6 14 (50.00%) IntelliJ
7 13 (46.43%) Maven
7 13 (46.43%) Subversion
7 13 (46.43%) Jenkins
8 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
9 11 (39.29%) Scrum
10 10 (35.71%) Firebug
11 9 (32.14%) Test Management
11 9 (32.14%) ISEB
12 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
12 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
12 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (21.43%) XPath
14 4 (14.29%) Project Management
14 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Big Data
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Selenium
1 18 (64.29%) WebDriver
2 17 (60.71%) HP UFT
3 14 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 14 (50.00%) IntelliJ
3 14 (50.00%) TestNG
4 13 (46.43%) Jenkins
4 13 (46.43%) Subversion
4 13 (46.43%) Maven
5 10 (35.71%) Firebug
6 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (7.14%) JIRA
8 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
8 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
1 10 (35.71%) Test Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Project Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Automation Test Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Test Leader
2 6 (21.43%) Automation Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Lead Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) XML
1 14 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) Velocity
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) PMI
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (7.14%) Social Media
2 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 15 (53.57%) Waterfall
4 11 (39.29%) Scrum
5 9 (32.14%) Test Management
6 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Project Management
7 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 3 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (10.71%) BDD
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.71%) RDF
8 3 (10.71%) RAD
8 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
9 2 (7.14%) TDD
9 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
9 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.14%) People Management
9 2 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 16 (57.14%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) XPath
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) ISEB
2 8 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 6 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) HP