The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 207 188 178
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1457 1548 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.46% 1.55% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.89% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 1194 1348
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Test Scripting
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82690 82099 80780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.88% 82.43% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 67995 65884 68117
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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
London -26 450 £47,500 - 78
South East -16 306 £39,000 +11.42% 43
Yorkshire +9 238 £32,500 - 35
North West +32 124 £32,500 -4.41% 25
East of England -29 117 £42,500 +6.25% 22
West Midlands -7 103 £35,000 -6.66% 13
South West +7 94 £37,500 -6.25% 15
East Midlands -14 22 £34,000 +4.61% 7
North East -20 8 £26,500 -11.66% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1217 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1012 (34.13%) QA
3 983 (33.15%) SQL
4 787 (26.54%) Finance
5 760 (25.63%) Selenium
6 733 (24.72%) ISEB
7 615 (20.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 588 (19.83%) Test Automation
9 539 (18.18%) Software Testing
10 517 (17.44%) Automated Testing
10 517 (17.44%) Java
11 490 (16.53%) C#
12 488 (16.46%) ISTQB
13 440 (14.84%) Manual Testing
14 427 (14.40%) Regression Testing
15 407 (13.73%) Microsoft
16 383 (12.92%) .NET
17 368 (12.41%) Scrum
18 367 (12.38%) Degree
18 367 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
19 348 (11.74%) Test Strategy
20 327 (11.03%) Windows
21 313 (10.56%) QuickTest Pro
22 310 (10.46%) WebDriver
23 304 (10.25%) JIRA
24 301 (10.15%) SQL Server
25 299 (10.08%) TDD
25 299 (10.08%) BDD
26 292 (9.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
27 287 (9.68%) HP Quality Center

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 84 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 35 (1.18%) IIS
3 22 (0.74%) MS Exchange
3 22 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
4 19 (0.64%) WebSphere
5 12 (0.40%) CMS
6 11 (0.37%) Apache
6 11 (0.37%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.30%) JBoss
7 9 (0.30%) Apache Solr
7 9 (0.30%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.27%) Confluence
8 8 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (0.27%) Commerce Server
9 4 (0.13%) ArcGIS
9 4 (0.13%) WordPress
9 4 (0.13%) Liferay
9 4 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.10%) Node.js
11 2 (0.067%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 252 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 130 (4.38%) MS Office
3 44 (1.48%) MS Project
4 43 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.10%) Mingle
9 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.034%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.034%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 56 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
4 18 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 18 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
5 16 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
5 16 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
5 16 (0.54%) Markit EDM
5 16 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
6 15 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.24%) Summit
9 6 (0.20%) SAP CO
9 6 (0.20%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
9 6 (0.20%) SAP Retail
9 6 (0.20%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
10 5 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.11%) SaaS
2 14 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.17%) Force.com
6 3 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.10%) Heroku
6 3 (0.10%) Basecamp
6 3 (0.10%) Trello
7 2 (0.067%) PaaS
8 1 (0.034%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 51 (1.72%) HTTP
2 49 (1.65%) Internet
3 30 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 27 (0.91%) WAN
4 27 (0.91%) LAN
5 15 (0.51%) Wireless
6 10 (0.34%) DNS
7 8 (0.27%) Firewall
8 7 (0.24%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.17%) ATM
10 4 (0.13%) SSL
11 3 (0.10%) 3G
11 3 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.10%) DHCP
12 2 (0.067%) SNMP
12 2 (0.067%) GPRS
12 2 (0.067%) Packet Switching
12 2 (0.067%) MPLS
12 2 (0.067%) 2.5G
12 2 (0.067%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (10.15%) SQL Server
2 77 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 72 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
4 59 (1.99%) Relational Database
5 54 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 51 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 51 (1.72%) MySQL
7 41 (1.38%) Oracle Database
8 27 (0.91%) MS Access
8 27 (0.91%) QlikView
9 25 (0.84%) Big Data
10 24 (0.81%) Data Mining
11 23 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (0.71%) RDBMS
13 18 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
14 16 (0.54%) DB2
14 16 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 16 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (0.37%) MongoDB
15 11 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 760 (25.63%) Selenium
2 313 (10.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 310 (10.46%) WebDriver
4 304 (10.25%) JIRA
5 192 (6.48%) Cucumber
6 142 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 122 (4.11%) LoadRunner
8 113 (3.81%) Visual Studio
9 112 (3.78%) JUnit
10 108 (3.64%) SpecFlow
11 105 (3.54%) JMeter
12 104 (3.51%) Jenkins
13 71 (2.39%) JBehave
14 68 (2.29%) SoapUI
15 57 (1.92%) NUnit
16 56 (1.89%) Subversion
16 56 (1.89%) Git (software)
17 53 (1.79%) TestDirector
18 49 (1.65%) FitNesse
19 45 (1.52%) Eclipse
General
1 787 (26.54%) Finance
2 205 (6.91%) Banking
3 199 (6.71%) Retail
4 86 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 46 (1.55%) Legal
5 46 (1.55%) Marketing
6 44 (1.48%) Games
7 41 (1.38%) Investment Banking
8 33 (1.11%) Back Office
9 31 (1.05%) Military
9 31 (1.05%) Billing
10 27 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 25 (0.84%) Automotive
12 24 (0.81%) Law
12 24 (0.81%) Aerospace
13 21 (0.71%) Front Office
13 21 (0.71%) Advertising
14 16 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.51%) Retail Banking
16 12 (0.40%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1437 (48.47%) Analyst
2 978 (32.98%) Test Analyst
3 563 (18.99%) Tester
4 279 (9.41%) Business Analyst
5 262 (8.84%) Test Engineer
6 201 (6.78%) Developer
7 186 (6.27%) Software Tester
8 165 (5.56%) Consultant
9 161 (5.43%) QA Engineer
10 153 (5.16%) QA Analyst
11 147 (4.96%) Senior Analyst
12 133 (4.49%) Test Leader
13 132 (4.45%) Senior Test Analyst
14 116 (3.91%) Test Manager
15 111 (3.74%) QA Tester
16 108 (3.64%) Software Engineer
17 99 (3.34%) Test Consultant
18 93 (3.14%) Automation Tester
18 93 (3.14%) Automation Engineer
19 79 (2.66%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 383 (12.92%) .NET
2 207 (6.98%) Web Services
3 194 (6.54%) XML
4 177 (5.97%) HTML
5 109 (3.68%) ASP.NET
6 83 (2.80%) CSS
7 81 (2.73%) Gherkin
8 66 (2.23%) SOAP
9 52 (1.75%) jQuery
10 45 (1.52%) RESTful
11 43 (1.45%) .NET Framework
12 41 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (1.35%) REST
14 33 (1.11%) J2EE
15 24 (0.81%) WCF
16 23 (0.78%) WinForms
17 21 (0.71%) JSON
18 20 (0.67%) Velocity
18 20 (0.67%) LAMP
19 17 (0.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 367 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (4.49%) Open Source
3 126 (4.25%) Management Information System
4 102 (3.44%) Computer Science
5 82 (2.77%) Mobile App
6 62 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
7 47 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 46 (1.55%) User Experience
9 34 (1.15%) Data Structures
10 32 (1.08%) GIS
10 32 (1.08%) Derivative
11 28 (0.94%) iPad
12 27 (0.91%) Replication
12 27 (0.91%) Fixed Income
13 26 (0.88%) iPhone
14 25 (0.84%) Mathematics
15 20 (0.67%) Equities
16 19 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 18 (0.61%) Credit Risk
17 18 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 327 (11.03%) Windows
2 159 (5.36%) Linux
3 150 (5.06%) UNIX
4 72 (2.43%) Android
5 61 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 50 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (1.62%) Windows XP
8 47 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (1.01%) Windows 7
10 16 (0.54%) Solaris
11 15 (0.51%) Windows 2000
12 12 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (0.37%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.27%) AIX
15 6 (0.20%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.17%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.10%) Debian
17 3 (0.10%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.10%) VMS
18 1 (0.034%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1217 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
2 615 (20.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 588 (19.83%) Test Automation
4 539 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 517 (17.44%) Automated Testing
6 440 (14.84%) Manual Testing
7 427 (14.40%) Regression Testing
8 368 (12.41%) Scrum
9 348 (11.74%) Test Strategy
10 299 (10.08%) BDD
10 299 (10.08%) TDD
11 256 (8.63%) Automation Testing
12 251 (8.47%) Performance Testing
13 250 (8.43%) Test Management
14 243 (8.20%) Project Management
15 238 (8.03%) Integration Testing
16 217 (7.32%) Business Analysis
17 206 (6.95%) E-Commerce
18 199 (6.71%) Waterfall
19 193 (6.51%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 983 (33.15%) SQL
2 517 (17.44%) Java
3 490 (16.53%) C#
4 244 (8.23%) JavaScript
5 106 (3.58%) C
6 101 (3.41%) C++
7 99 (3.34%) Ruby
8 91 (3.07%) Python
9 89 (3.00%) T-SQL
10 61 (2.06%) PHP
11 58 (1.96%) PL/SQL
12 52 (1.75%) Perl
13 50 (1.69%) VB
14 30 (1.01%) VB.NET
15 29 (0.98%) Shell Script
16 28 (0.94%) PowerShell
17 25 (0.84%) VBScript
18 24 (0.81%) VBA
19 15 (0.51%) Bash Shell
20 13 (0.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 733 (24.72%) ISEB
2 488 (16.46%) ISTQB
3 367 (12.38%) Degree
4 292 (9.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 148 (4.99%) Security Cleared
6 92 (3.10%) SC Cleared
7 53 (1.79%) VCP4
8 38 (1.28%) DV Cleared
9 36 (1.21%) HND
10 33 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 24 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (0.61%) PMI Certification
13 14 (0.47%) PMP
14 12 (0.40%) MCSE
15 9 (0.30%) MCSA
16 8 (0.27%) CISA
17 7 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
17 7 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 6 (0.20%) CISSP
19 5 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1012 (34.13%) QA
2 29 (0.98%) SLA
3 19 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.34%) GAMP
4 10 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.17%) HL7
5 5 (0.17%) MiFID
6 4 (0.13%) FATCA
6 4 (0.13%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.10%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.10%) DICOM
7 3 (0.10%) Basel II
8 2 (0.067%) GAAP
8 2 (0.067%) WAI
8 2 (0.067%) GCP
8 2 (0.067%) GMP
8 2 (0.067%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.034%) EMIR
9 1 (0.034%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 47 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 41 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.78%) vSphere
4 18 (0.61%) XenApp
5 6 (0.20%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.13%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.13%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (0.13%) Cygwin
7 2 (0.067%) Firmware
8 1 (0.034%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.034%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.034%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 287 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.40%) HP SIM
2 12 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (0.34%) Netcool
3 10 (0.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (0.20%) Control-M
5 5 (0.17%) WSUS
5 5 (0.17%) SCCM
6 3 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (0.10%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.067%) Oozie
8 1 (0.034%) nmon
8 1 (0.034%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.034%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.034%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 407 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 230 (7.76%) HP
3 220 (7.42%) Oracle
4 61 (2.06%) SAP
4 61 (2.06%) VMware
5 48 (1.62%) Citrix
6 44 (1.48%) IBM
7 21 (0.71%) ATG
8 20 (0.67%) Telerik
8 20 (0.67%) Cisco
9 17 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (0.54%) Fujitsu
10 16 (0.54%) hybris
11 14 (0.47%) Siebel
12 12 (0.40%) SolarWinds
12 12 (0.40%) Kaseya
13 11 (0.37%) Laserfiche
14 10 (0.34%) Capita
14 10 (0.34%) McAfee
14 10 (0.34%) BT
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