The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 186 207 168
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -39
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1665 1409 1831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.52% 1.38% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.76% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1379 1195 1590
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88099 80202 86245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.44% 78.75% 77.52%
Number of salaries quoted 71608 66273 74087
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in England

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in England

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in England

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in England

Test Scripting
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
London +20 691 £47,500 - 79
South East +19 366 £37,500 +7.14% 45
Yorkshire -4 160 £33,000 +1.53% 18
East of England +37 157 £40,500 +15.71% 18
North West +17 89 £35,000 +14.75% 14
South West -9 84 £37,500 +10.29% 22
West Midlands -20 80 £35,000 +7.69% 16
East Midlands -22 63 £31,375 -3.46% 4
North East +2 9 £29,625 +7.72%
Midlands - 2 £43,750 -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 1264 (37.62%) QA
2 1144 (34.05%) SQL
3 935 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
4 847 (25.21%) Selenium
4 847 (25.21%) Finance
5 826 (24.58%) ISEB
6 702 (20.89%) Software Testing
7 698 (20.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 621 (18.48%) Degree
9 620 (18.45%) Java
10 604 (17.98%) Automated Testing
11 561 (16.70%) C#
12 552 (16.43%) .NET
13 534 (15.89%) Test Automation
14 437 (13.01%) ISTQB
15 427 (12.71%) Microsoft
16 420 (12.50%) Scrum
17 417 (12.41%) Test Strategy
18 397 (11.82%) Regression Testing
19 387 (11.52%) QuickTest Pro
20 386 (11.49%) SQL Server
21 384 (11.43%) Automation Testing
22 378 (11.25%) Manual Testing
23 370 (11.01%) TDD
24 352 (10.48%) Windows
25 346 (10.30%) JavaScript
26 336 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
27 326 (9.70%) WebDriver
28 305 (9.08%) Oracle
29 299 (8.90%) BDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 144 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 65 (1.93%) IIS
3 33 (0.98%) Tomcat
4 28 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
5 25 (0.74%) Confluence
6 22 (0.65%) WebSphere
7 21 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 16 (0.48%) CMS
9 14 (0.42%) Apache Solr
9 14 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
11 10 (0.30%) MS Exchange
12 9 (0.27%) Apache
12 9 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.24%) Commerce Server
13 8 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
14 7 (0.21%) ColdFusion
15 6 (0.18%) GlassFish
16 5 (0.15%) Liferay
16 5 (0.15%) LiveLink
Applications
1 266 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 94 (2.80%) MS Office
3 32 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (0.83%) MS Project
4 28 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.089%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.089%) Stata
6 3 (0.089%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.030%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 60 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (0.74%) Magento
4 14 (0.42%) JDE OneWorld
5 12 (0.36%) SAP HR
6 10 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.27%) SAP HCM
7 9 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (0.24%) Fredhopper
8 8 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.21%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 7 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
11 5 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 5 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
11 5 (0.15%) SAP FI
11 5 (0.15%) SAP CRM
12 4 (0.12%) Sentinel
12 4 (0.12%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 40 (1.19%) SaaS
2 28 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.51%) Basecamp
4 15 (0.45%) GitHub
5 11 (0.33%) Heroku
5 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.18%) Taleo
7 4 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.030%) PaaS
8 1 (0.030%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (2.44%) Internet
2 41 (1.22%) HTTP
3 35 (1.04%) Wireless
4 33 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 25 (0.74%) Firewall
6 21 (0.63%) LAN
7 14 (0.42%) Bluetooth
7 14 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (0.39%) DNS
9 11 (0.33%) ATM
10 10 (0.30%) WAN
11 9 (0.27%) Intranet
12 8 (0.24%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.21%) 3G
13 7 (0.21%) GSM
14 6 (0.18%) GPRS
14 6 (0.18%) SSL
14 6 (0.18%) SAN
14 6 (0.18%) NFC
15 5 (0.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 163 (4.85%) Relational Database
3 100 (2.98%) MySQL
4 54 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 53 (1.58%) Oracle Database
6 49 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 40 (1.19%) RDBMS
8 36 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 36 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 34 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
11 31 (0.92%) MongoDB
12 24 (0.71%) DB2
13 23 (0.68%) Big Data
14 21 (0.63%) Data Mining
15 19 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
16 18 (0.54%) RavenDB
17 17 (0.51%) MS Access
18 16 (0.48%) NoSQL
19 13 (0.39%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 847 (25.21%) Selenium
2 387 (11.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 326 (9.70%) WebDriver
4 277 (8.24%) JIRA
5 248 (7.38%) Cucumber
6 177 (5.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 160 (4.76%) LoadRunner
8 146 (4.35%) Visual Studio
9 142 (4.23%) JMeter
10 127 (3.78%) JUnit
11 120 (3.57%) Jenkins
12 113 (3.36%) NUnit
13 103 (3.07%) SoapUI
14 100 (2.98%) Subversion
15 90 (2.68%) WATIR
16 76 (2.26%) Git (software)
17 70 (2.08%) Hudson
18 62 (1.85%) SpecFlow
19 56 (1.67%) Bugzilla
20 46 (1.37%) WinRunner
General
1 847 (25.21%) Finance
2 237 (7.05%) Retail
3 219 (6.52%) Banking
4 99 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 72 (2.14%) Back Office
6 60 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 52 (1.55%) Games
8 48 (1.43%) Front Office
9 36 (1.07%) Marketing
10 33 (0.98%) Retail Banking
10 33 (0.98%) Legal
11 32 (0.95%) Publishing
12 26 (0.77%) Electronics
13 25 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 24 (0.71%) Advertising
14 24 (0.71%) Automotive
14 24 (0.71%) Law
15 19 (0.57%) Manufacturing
16 13 (0.39%) Military
16 13 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1567 (46.64%) Analyst
2 1030 (30.65%) Test Analyst
3 549 (16.34%) Tester
4 369 (10.98%) Test Engineer
5 345 (10.27%) Developer
6 301 (8.96%) Business Analyst
7 243 (7.23%) QA Engineer
8 241 (7.17%) QA Analyst
9 172 (5.12%) Software Tester
10 171 (5.09%) Senior Analyst
11 144 (4.29%) Test Leader
12 127 (3.78%) Senior Test Analyst
13 124 (3.69%) Automation Analyst
14 119 (3.54%) Consultant
15 116 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
16 109 (3.24%) Automation Engineer
17 108 (3.21%) Software Engineer
18 107 (3.18%) Automation Test Analyst
19 94 (2.80%) QA Tester
20 93 (2.77%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 552 (16.43%) .NET
2 289 (8.60%) HTML
3 277 (8.24%) Web Services
4 244 (7.26%) XML
5 196 (5.83%) CSS
6 162 (4.82%) ASP.NET
7 161 (4.79%) SOAP
8 123 (3.66%) jQuery
9 114 (3.39%) REST
10 101 (3.01%) Gherkin
11 95 (2.83%) .NET Framework
12 83 (2.47%) WCF
13 69 (2.05%) RESTful
14 56 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 53 (1.58%) CSS3
16 50 (1.49%) HTML5
17 48 (1.43%) WPF
18 44 (1.31%) Middleware
19 43 (1.28%) J2EE
20 41 (1.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 167 (4.97%) Computer Science
2 146 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 139 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 138 (4.11%) Open Source
5 78 (2.32%) Mathematics
6 62 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 60 (1.79%) Equities
8 58 (1.73%) Fixed Income
9 53 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 39 (1.16%) Blackberry
10 39 (1.16%) Mainframe
11 34 (1.01%) Hedge funds
12 29 (0.86%) Life Science
13 27 (0.80%) Statistics
14 25 (0.74%) EPoS
14 25 (0.74%) EFT
15 23 (0.68%) Derivative
16 22 (0.65%) Physics
17 20 (0.60%) Chemistry
17 20 (0.60%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 352 (10.48%) Windows
2 176 (5.24%) Linux
3 150 (4.46%) UNIX
4 126 (3.75%) Android
5 124 (3.69%) Apple iOS
6 23 (0.68%) Windows XP
7 20 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 17 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
9 16 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.33%) Solaris
12 9 (0.27%) Windows Phone
13 8 (0.24%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.24%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.15%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 935 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
2 702 (20.89%) Software Testing
3 698 (20.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 604 (17.98%) Automated Testing
5 534 (15.89%) Test Automation
6 420 (12.50%) Scrum
7 417 (12.41%) Test Strategy
8 397 (11.82%) Regression Testing
9 384 (11.43%) Automation Testing
10 378 (11.25%) Manual Testing
11 370 (11.01%) TDD
12 299 (8.90%) BDD
13 288 (8.57%) Performance Testing
14 270 (8.04%) Project Management
15 227 (6.76%) E-Commerce
16 218 (6.49%) System Testing
17 211 (6.28%) Integration Testing
17 211 (6.28%) Business Analysis
18 191 (5.68%) Test Management
19 184 (5.48%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1144 (34.05%) SQL
2 620 (18.45%) Java
3 561 (16.70%) C#
4 346 (10.30%) JavaScript
5 183 (5.45%) Ruby
6 169 (5.03%) Python
7 118 (3.51%) VB
8 107 (3.18%) PHP
9 104 (3.10%) C++
10 80 (2.38%) C
11 78 (2.32%) T-SQL
12 73 (2.17%) VBScript
13 66 (1.96%) PL/SQL
14 64 (1.90%) VB.NET
15 61 (1.82%) Perl
16 33 (0.98%) Shell Script
17 20 (0.60%) Groovy
18 19 (0.57%) VBA
19 18 (0.54%) Tcl
19 18 (0.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 826 (24.58%) ISEB
2 621 (18.48%) Degree
3 437 (13.01%) ISTQB
4 202 (6.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 117 (3.48%) Security Cleared
6 78 (2.32%) SC Cleared
7 28 (0.83%) HND
8 22 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 20 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (0.57%) PhD
10 19 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 17 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 9 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
13 8 (0.24%) HP ASE
14 4 (0.12%) HNC
15 3 (0.089%) PMI Certification
16 2 (0.060%) CEH
16 2 (0.060%) Cisco Certification
16 2 (0.060%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1264 (37.62%) QA
2 46 (1.37%) SLA
3 20 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
4 17 (0.51%) EMIR
5 15 (0.45%) UCITS
6 13 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.15%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.089%) FATCA
9 3 (0.089%) Basel III
10 2 (0.060%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.060%) HL7
10 2 (0.060%) MiFID
10 2 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.030%) WAI
11 1 (0.030%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.030%) GAMP
11 1 (0.030%) COREP
11 1 (0.030%) FINREP
11 1 (0.030%) DO-178B
System Software
1 35 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 27 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.74%) XenApp
4 16 (0.48%) XenDesktop
5 14 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.089%) Docker
7 1 (0.030%) HDFS
7 1 (0.030%) Xen
7 1 (0.030%) vSphere
7 1 (0.030%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 336 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.30%) Tivoli
3 8 (0.24%) HP SIM
3 8 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (0.18%) Netcool
6 4 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.12%) Puppet
7 3 (0.089%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.060%) Nessus
8 2 (0.060%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.030%) Control-M
9 1 (0.030%) Nagios
9 1 (0.030%) TIBCO Hawk
9 1 (0.030%) OpenView
9 1 (0.030%) Oozie
9 1 (0.030%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.030%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 427 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 305 (9.08%) Oracle
3 234 (6.96%) HP
4 92 (2.74%) SAP
5 74 (2.20%) IBM
6 71 (2.11%) Citrix
7 46 (1.37%) VMware
8 30 (0.89%) Endeca
9 26 (0.77%) Adobe
10 24 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (0.68%) Cognos
12 22 (0.65%) RedPrairie
13 19 (0.57%) SunGard
14 18 (0.54%) Bloomberg
15 17 (0.51%) Business Objects
16 15 (0.45%) Capita
17 14 (0.42%) Siebel
17 14 (0.42%) Charles River
18 13 (0.39%) JBoss
18 13 (0.39%) Jaspersoft
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 1 hour ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: negotiable - excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Capita IT Professional Services
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday