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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 180 175 177
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1742 1698 1841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.54% 1.63% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 2.06% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1470 1398 1564
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90910 82248 90837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.44% 79.03% 76.75%
Number of salaries quoted 73759 68320 77731
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -40 700 £47,500 - 72
South East -1 319 £35,000 - 41
Yorkshire +42 253 £32,500 - 21
East of England +6 183 £40,000 +6.66% 31
North West +3 94 £35,000 +2.18% 25
South West -20 81 £40,000 +23.07% 16
West Midlands -30 59 £32,500 -7.14% 6
East Midlands -60 40 £32,500 -7.14% 1
North East +4 15 £38,250 -15.00%
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1201 (37.72%) QA
2 1035 (32.51%) SQL
3 865 (27.17%) ISEB
3 865 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
4 765 (24.03%) Finance
5 747 (23.46%) Software Testing
6 720 (22.61%) User Acceptance Testing
7 717 (22.52%) Selenium
8 672 (21.11%) Degree
9 600 (18.84%) Automated Testing
10 557 (17.49%) .NET
11 537 (16.87%) C#
12 514 (16.14%) Test Automation
13 506 (15.89%) Java
14 449 (14.10%) Microsoft
15 448 (14.07%) ISTQB
16 403 (12.66%) SQL Server
17 396 (12.44%) Scrum
18 395 (12.41%) Regression Testing
19 378 (11.87%) Test Strategy
20 366 (11.49%) Automation Testing
21 360 (11.31%) Windows
22 329 (10.33%) QuickTest Pro
23 328 (10.30%) Oracle
24 306 (9.61%) HP Quality Center
25 305 (9.58%) Manual Testing
26 255 (8.01%) TDD
27 253 (7.95%) Performance Testing
28 249 (7.82%) XML
29 247 (7.76%) MS Excel

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 161 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 45 (1.41%) IIS
3 37 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 35 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
5 30 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
6 27 (0.85%) WebSphere
7 25 (0.79%) LiveLink
8 18 (0.57%) CMS
9 13 (0.41%) Confluence
10 11 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.25%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.22%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.22%) ColdFusion
13 6 (0.19%) SAS
14 5 (0.16%) Apache
14 5 (0.16%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.16%) Commerce Server
14 5 (0.16%) Adobe CQ
15 4 (0.13%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 247 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 99 (3.11%) MS Office
3 55 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.50%) MS Project
6 10 (0.31%) ProjectWise
7 5 (0.16%) Stata
7 5 (0.16%) Mathematica
7 5 (0.16%) Mingle
8 3 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.094%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.063%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.063%) Simulink
9 2 (0.063%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.031%) Casewise Modeler
10 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 55 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (0.79%) Magento
4 22 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 19 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
6 14 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
7 12 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
7 12 (0.38%) HFM
8 11 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
9 8 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
9 8 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
10 7 (0.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 7 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
10 7 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (0.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 7 (0.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 6 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
11 6 (0.19%) Summit
11 6 (0.19%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 31 (0.97%) SaaS
2 20 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.19%) Heroku
5 4 (0.13%) Basecamp
6 3 (0.094%) GitHub
7 1 (0.031%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 83 (2.61%) Internet
2 66 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 30 (0.94%) Wireless
4 22 (0.69%) HTTP
5 14 (0.44%) Intranet
6 12 (0.38%) Bluetooth
6 12 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (0.35%) Firewall
8 10 (0.31%) HTTPS
8 10 (0.31%) NAS
9 9 (0.28%) ATM
10 8 (0.25%) DNS
10 8 (0.25%) FTP
10 8 (0.25%) LAN
10 8 (0.25%) NFC
10 8 (0.25%) ZigBee
11 7 (0.22%) GSM
11 7 (0.22%) WAN
12 6 (0.19%) 3G
12 6 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 142 (4.46%) Relational Database
3 65 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 58 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 58 (1.82%) MySQL
5 57 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
6 52 (1.63%) Oracle Database
7 46 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 44 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
10 24 (0.75%) MongoDB
10 24 (0.75%) Big Data
11 20 (0.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 19 (0.60%) DB2
13 15 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (0.41%) RDBMS
16 11 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
16 11 (0.35%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 717 (22.52%) Selenium
2 329 (10.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 224 (7.04%) WebDriver
4 198 (6.22%) JIRA
5 180 (5.65%) Visual Studio
6 167 (5.24%) Cucumber
7 163 (5.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 123 (3.86%) SoapUI
9 116 (3.64%) LoadRunner
10 91 (2.86%) Jenkins
11 82 (2.58%) JMeter
12 74 (2.32%) NUnit
13 63 (1.98%) Bugzilla
14 59 (1.85%) eggPlant
14 59 (1.85%) JUnit
14 59 (1.85%) Subversion
15 57 (1.79%) Hudson
16 43 (1.35%) SpecFlow
16 43 (1.35%) WinRunner
17 42 (1.32%) TestComplete
General
1 765 (24.03%) Finance
2 222 (6.97%) Banking
3 189 (5.94%) Retail
4 86 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 70 (2.20%) Investment Banking
5 70 (2.20%) Games
6 59 (1.85%) Back Office
7 43 (1.35%) Front Office
8 39 (1.22%) Marketing
9 36 (1.13%) Legal
10 28 (0.88%) Law
11 24 (0.75%) Advertising
12 22 (0.69%) Retail Banking
13 21 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.53%) Electronics
14 17 (0.53%) Publishing
14 17 (0.53%) Automotive
15 14 (0.44%) Aerospace
16 12 (0.38%) Billing
17 9 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 1443 (45.32%) Analyst
2 893 (28.05%) Test Analyst
3 565 (17.74%) Tester
4 401 (12.59%) Test Engineer
5 298 (9.36%) QA Analyst
5 298 (9.36%) Developer
6 295 (9.27%) Business Analyst
7 208 (6.53%) QA Engineer
8 199 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
9 198 (6.22%) Software Tester
10 153 (4.81%) Senior Test Analyst
11 138 (4.33%) Test Manager
12 126 (3.96%) Test Leader
13 120 (3.77%) Software Engineer
14 105 (3.30%) Systems Analyst
15 95 (2.98%) Consultant
16 90 (2.83%) Automation Tester
17 81 (2.54%) QA Test Analyst
18 80 (2.51%) Automation Analyst
18 80 (2.51%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 557 (17.49%) .NET
2 249 (7.82%) XML
3 218 (6.85%) Web Services
4 207 (6.50%) HTML
5 184 (5.78%) SOAP
6 156 (4.90%) ASP.NET
7 123 (3.86%) CSS
8 102 (3.20%) REST
9 77 (2.42%) WCF
10 73 (2.29%) jQuery
11 69 (2.17%) .NET Framework
12 60 (1.88%) Gherkin
13 52 (1.63%) J2EE
14 47 (1.48%) WPF
15 46 (1.44%) HTML5
16 44 (1.38%) CSS3
17 43 (1.35%) Middleware
18 41 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
19 29 (0.91%) JSON
20 27 (0.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 198 (6.22%) Computer Science
2 147 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 145 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 72 (2.26%) Open Source
5 69 (2.17%) Blackberry
6 66 (2.07%) Mathematics
7 59 (1.85%) Client/Server
8 53 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 39 (1.22%) Mainframe
10 38 (1.19%) Equities
10 38 (1.19%) Fixed Income
11 33 (1.04%) Statistics
11 33 (1.04%) Physics
12 32 (1.01%) Derivative
13 29 (0.91%) NHS
14 28 (0.88%) Hedge funds
15 26 (0.82%) Replication
16 25 (0.79%) Smartcard
17 24 (0.75%) EPoS
18 22 (0.69%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 360 (11.31%) Windows
2 181 (5.68%) UNIX
3 157 (4.93%) Linux
4 149 (4.68%) Apple iOS
5 142 (4.46%) Android
6 37 (1.16%) Windows XP
7 32 (1.01%) Windows Vista
8 29 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (0.85%) Windows 7
11 26 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 18 (0.57%) Mac OS
14 16 (0.50%) Windows Phone
15 13 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
16 8 (0.25%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.19%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.19%) Solaris
18 5 (0.16%) AIX
19 4 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 865 (27.17%) Agile Software Development
2 747 (23.46%) Software Testing
3 720 (22.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 600 (18.84%) Automated Testing
5 514 (16.14%) Test Automation
6 396 (12.44%) Scrum
7 395 (12.41%) Regression Testing
8 378 (11.87%) Test Strategy
9 366 (11.49%) Automation Testing
10 305 (9.58%) Manual Testing
11 255 (8.01%) TDD
12 253 (7.95%) Performance Testing
13 241 (7.57%) Project Management
14 229 (7.19%) System Testing
15 216 (6.78%) BDD
16 213 (6.69%) Business Analysis
17 200 (6.28%) E-Commerce
18 183 (5.75%) Test Management
19 179 (5.62%) Waterfall
20 173 (5.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1035 (32.51%) SQL
2 537 (16.87%) C#
3 506 (15.89%) Java
4 217 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 129 (4.05%) Python
6 126 (3.96%) VB
7 105 (3.30%) Ruby
8 94 (2.95%) C++
9 84 (2.64%) VBScript
10 77 (2.42%) PHP
11 73 (2.29%) C
12 64 (2.01%) Perl
13 53 (1.66%) PL/SQL
14 52 (1.63%) T-SQL
15 48 (1.51%) VB.NET
16 43 (1.35%) Groovy
17 37 (1.16%) PowerShell
18 32 (1.01%) Tcl
19 23 (0.72%) VBA
20 18 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 865 (27.17%) ISEB
2 672 (21.11%) Degree
3 448 (14.07%) ISTQB
4 81 (2.54%) Security Cleared
5 56 (1.76%) SC Cleared
6 45 (1.41%) HND
7 35 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
8 32 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
10 18 (0.57%) PhD
11 8 (0.25%) HNC
12 7 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.13%) ACCA
13 4 (0.13%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.063%) PMP
14 2 (0.063%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.063%) MCSE
15 1 (0.031%) Postgraduate
15 1 (0.031%) CCNA
15 1 (0.031%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1201 (37.72%) QA
2 40 (1.26%) SLA
3 14 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.22%) ISO 8583
5 7 (0.22%) ISO 9000
6 6 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.16%) WAI
7 5 (0.16%) Basel III
8 3 (0.094%) GAMP
9 2 (0.063%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.063%) DO-254
10 1 (0.031%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.031%) GMP
10 1 (0.031%) EMIR
System Software
1 35 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.53%) XenApp
4 13 (0.41%) XenDesktop
5 10 (0.31%) NFS
6 5 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.094%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.094%) Docker
8 1 (0.031%) Xen
8 1 (0.031%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 306 (9.61%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.28%) Tivoli
3 8 (0.25%) Legato
4 7 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (0.13%) HP SIM
5 4 (0.13%) BladeLogic
5 4 (0.13%) CA Endevor
6 3 (0.094%) Puppet
6 3 (0.094%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.063%) Netcool
7 2 (0.063%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.031%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.031%) OpenView
8 1 (0.031%) MOM
8 1 (0.031%) Oozie
Vendors
1 449 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 328 (10.30%) Oracle
3 206 (6.47%) HP
4 77 (2.42%) IBM
5 70 (2.20%) SAP
6 45 (1.41%) Citrix
7 30 (0.94%) BT
8 28 (0.88%) VMware
9 27 (0.85%) Siebel
10 25 (0.79%) Lotus
11 22 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
12 21 (0.66%) Cognos
13 19 (0.60%) JD Edwards
13 19 (0.60%) Business Objects
14 18 (0.57%) Apple
14 18 (0.57%) Informatica
14 18 (0.57%) Hitachi
15 17 (0.53%) SunGard
16 15 (0.47%) Open Text
17 14 (0.44%) Hyperion
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Salary: Annually
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - 10% BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum Comprehensive beneifts package
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Comprehensive benefits package and
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40K + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago