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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 184 198 170
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -28
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1635 1478 1828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.52% 1.45% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.82% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1349 1255 1589
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
87003 81075 87515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.74% 79.39% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 70060 66935 74947
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +15 671 £50,000 +5.26% 81
South East +6 366 £38,500 +10.00% 43
East of England +50 151 £41,000 +10.06% 23
Yorkshire -21 143 £35,000 +5.26% 22
South West +18 117 £37,500 +10.29% 13
North West -6 88 £35,000 +16.66% 11
West Midlands -7 84 £35,000 +6.87% 8
East Midlands -55 48 £30,000 -14.28% 3
North East 0 8 £27,500 -19.11% 6
Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1272 (37.88%) QA
2 1141 (33.98%) SQL
3 941 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
4 899 (26.77%) Selenium
5 825 (24.57%) ISEB
6 820 (24.42%) Finance
7 690 (20.55%) Software Testing
8 672 (20.01%) User Acceptance Testing
9 626 (18.64%) Java
10 618 (18.40%) Automated Testing
11 589 (17.54%) Degree
12 550 (16.38%) C#
13 525 (15.63%) Regression Testing
14 524 (15.60%) .NET
15 521 (15.52%) Test Automation
16 475 (14.15%) Scrum
17 433 (12.89%) ISTQB
18 432 (12.86%) Test Strategy
19 428 (12.75%) Microsoft
20 393 (11.70%) Manual Testing
21 385 (11.47%) TDD
22 384 (11.44%) QuickTest Pro
23 383 (11.41%) WebDriver
24 372 (11.08%) JavaScript
25 369 (10.99%) SQL Server
26 355 (10.57%) Automation Testing
27 354 (10.54%) Windows
28 343 (10.21%) HP Quality Center
29 322 (9.59%) JIRA
30 319 (9.50%) BDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 74 (2.20%) IIS
3 37 (1.10%) Tomcat
4 30 (0.89%) Confluence
5 23 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
6 20 (0.60%) WebSphere
7 19 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (0.54%) CMS
9 16 (0.48%) MS Exchange
9 16 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (0.39%) Apache Solr
11 12 (0.36%) Apache
12 9 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
13 8 (0.24%) Commerce Server
14 7 (0.21%) Liferay
15 6 (0.18%) ColdFusion
15 6 (0.18%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 262 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 103 (3.07%) MS Office
3 32 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (0.89%) MS Project
5 28 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.089%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.089%) Stata
7 3 (0.089%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.030%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 57 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.77%) Magento
3 20 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.42%) JDE OneWorld
5 12 (0.36%) SAP HR
6 11 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.27%) SAP HCM
8 8 (0.24%) Fredhopper
9 7 (0.21%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 7 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
10 6 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.15%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 5 (0.15%) SAP CRM
11 5 (0.15%) SAP FI
12 4 (0.12%) Tridion
12 4 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.49%) SaaS
2 33 (0.98%) GitHub
3 27 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (0.60%) Basecamp
5 13 (0.39%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 11 (0.33%) Heroku
6 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.18%) Taleo
7 6 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.030%) Force.com
8 1 (0.030%) IaaS
8 1 (0.030%) Trello
8 1 (0.030%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (2.35%) Internet
2 54 (1.61%) HTTP
3 32 (0.95%) Wireless
4 31 (0.92%) LAN
5 28 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 24 (0.71%) Firewall
7 20 (0.60%) WAN
8 14 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (0.39%) Bluetooth
10 12 (0.36%) DNS
11 9 (0.27%) Intranet
12 8 (0.24%) HTTPS
12 8 (0.24%) ATM
13 7 (0.21%) 3G
14 6 (0.18%) SSL
14 6 (0.18%) SAN
15 5 (0.15%) LDAP
15 5 (0.15%) GSM
15 5 (0.15%) FTP
15 5 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 369 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 182 (5.42%) Relational Database
3 108 (3.22%) MySQL
4 62 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 55 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 51 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 49 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
10 32 (0.95%) MongoDB
11 30 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
12 29 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
13 24 (0.71%) DB2
13 24 (0.71%) Big Data
14 22 (0.66%) RavenDB
14 22 (0.66%) Data Mining
15 20 (0.60%) NoSQL
16 18 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 17 (0.51%) MS Access
18 14 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 899 (26.77%) Selenium
2 384 (11.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 383 (11.41%) WebDriver
4 322 (9.59%) JIRA
5 277 (8.25%) Cucumber
6 175 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 161 (4.79%) LoadRunner
8 154 (4.59%) JMeter
9 148 (4.41%) Visual Studio
10 143 (4.26%) JUnit
11 137 (4.08%) Jenkins
12 113 (3.37%) WATIR
13 111 (3.31%) NUnit
14 108 (3.22%) Subversion
15 93 (2.77%) SoapUI
16 92 (2.74%) Git (software)
17 68 (2.03%) Hudson
18 64 (1.91%) SpecFlow
19 61 (1.82%) Bugzilla
20 52 (1.55%) JBehave
General
1 820 (24.42%) Finance
2 229 (6.82%) Retail
3 191 (5.69%) Banking
4 104 (3.10%) Telecoms
5 71 (2.11%) Back Office
6 51 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 48 (1.43%) Games
8 46 (1.37%) Marketing
9 45 (1.34%) Front Office
10 39 (1.16%) Legal
11 34 (1.01%) Retail Banking
12 30 (0.89%) Publishing
13 29 (0.86%) Electronics
13 29 (0.86%) Financial Institution
14 25 (0.74%) Automotive
15 24 (0.71%) Law
16 22 (0.66%) Advertising
17 20 (0.60%) Manufacturing
18 14 (0.42%) Military
19 13 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1509 (44.94%) Analyst
2 991 (29.51%) Test Analyst
3 558 (16.62%) Tester
4 348 (10.36%) Test Engineer
5 312 (9.29%) Developer
6 300 (8.93%) Business Analyst
7 280 (8.34%) QA Engineer
8 203 (6.05%) QA Analyst
9 178 (5.30%) Software Tester
10 168 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
11 154 (4.59%) Test Leader
12 128 (3.81%) Consultant
13 127 (3.78%) Senior Test Analyst
14 124 (3.69%) Automation Engineer
15 115 (3.42%) Automation Analyst
16 113 (3.37%) Systems Analyst
17 109 (3.25%) Software Engineer
18 104 (3.10%) Automation Test Analyst
19 102 (3.04%) QA Tester
20 97 (2.89%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 524 (15.60%) .NET
2 312 (9.29%) HTML
3 295 (8.78%) Web Services
4 240 (7.15%) XML
5 210 (6.25%) CSS
6 156 (4.65%) SOAP
7 155 (4.62%) ASP.NET
8 130 (3.87%) jQuery
9 125 (3.72%) Gherkin
10 106 (3.16%) REST
11 90 (2.68%) .NET Framework
12 85 (2.53%) RESTful
13 76 (2.26%) WCF
14 58 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 55 (1.64%) HTML5
16 51 (1.52%) CSS3
17 47 (1.40%) WPF
18 45 (1.34%) J2EE
18 45 (1.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 38 (1.13%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 173 (5.15%) Open Source
2 144 (4.29%) Computer Science
2 144 (4.29%) Mobile App
3 132 (3.93%) Management Information System
4 80 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 64 (1.91%) Client/Server
6 62 (1.85%) Equities
7 58 (1.73%) Fixed Income
8 53 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 34 (1.01%) Mainframe
9 34 (1.01%) Life Science
10 31 (0.92%) Hedge funds
11 30 (0.89%) Blog
11 30 (0.89%) Blackberry
12 25 (0.74%) EPoS
13 24 (0.71%) Statistics
14 22 (0.66%) EFT
15 21 (0.63%) Derivative
15 21 (0.63%) Chemistry
15 21 (0.63%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 354 (10.54%) Windows
2 179 (5.33%) Linux
3 156 (4.65%) UNIX
4 106 (3.16%) Android
5 100 (2.98%) Apple iOS
6 30 (0.89%) Windows XP
7 27 (0.80%) Windows 7
8 24 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (0.48%) Mac OS X
9 16 (0.48%) Solaris
10 15 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.21%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.18%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.15%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.12%) CentOS
15 4 (0.12%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 941 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
2 690 (20.55%) Software Testing
3 672 (20.01%) User Acceptance Testing
4 618 (18.40%) Automated Testing
5 525 (15.63%) Regression Testing
6 521 (15.52%) Test Automation
7 475 (14.15%) Scrum
8 432 (12.86%) Test Strategy
9 393 (11.70%) Manual Testing
10 385 (11.47%) TDD
11 355 (10.57%) Automation Testing
12 319 (9.50%) BDD
13 288 (8.58%) Performance Testing
14 275 (8.19%) Project Management
15 244 (7.27%) E-Commerce
16 219 (6.52%) Business Analysis
17 211 (6.28%) Integration Testing
18 199 (5.93%) Test Management
19 197 (5.87%) System Testing
20 194 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1141 (33.98%) SQL
2 626 (18.64%) Java
3 550 (16.38%) C#
4 372 (11.08%) JavaScript
5 219 (6.52%) Ruby
6 178 (5.30%) Python
7 125 (3.72%) PHP
8 94 (2.80%) VB
9 91 (2.71%) C++
10 81 (2.41%) T-SQL
11 77 (2.29%) C
12 71 (2.11%) PL/SQL
13 64 (1.91%) VB.NET
14 61 (1.82%) VBScript
15 55 (1.64%) Perl
16 39 (1.16%) Shell Script
17 23 (0.68%) Bash Shell
18 16 (0.48%) Tcl
19 15 (0.45%) VBA
19 15 (0.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 825 (24.57%) ISEB
2 589 (17.54%) Degree
3 433 (12.89%) ISTQB
4 215 (6.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 131 (3.90%) Security Cleared
6 83 (2.47%) SC Cleared
7 27 (0.80%) HND
8 23 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 20 (0.60%) PhD
10 18 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 17 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 15 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (0.27%) HP ASE
14 5 (0.15%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
15 4 (0.12%) HNC
15 4 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.12%) CCNA
16 3 (0.089%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1272 (37.88%) QA
2 50 (1.49%) SLA
3 21 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
4 18 (0.54%) EMIR
5 16 (0.48%) UCITS
6 15 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.21%) GAMP
8 5 (0.15%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.089%) COBIT
9 3 (0.089%) Basel III
9 3 (0.089%) FATCA
10 2 (0.060%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.060%) MiFID
10 2 (0.060%) HL7
10 2 (0.060%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.030%) GAAP
11 1 (0.030%) GCP
11 1 (0.030%) GMP
System Software
1 42 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 31 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (0.89%) XenApp
4 16 (0.48%) XenDesktop
5 15 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.089%) Docker
6 3 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.060%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.060%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.030%) Xen
8 1 (0.030%) vSphere
8 1 (0.030%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.030%) KVM
Systems Management
1 343 (10.21%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.39%) HP SIM
2 13 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (0.30%) Tivoli
4 7 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (0.18%) Netcool
6 4 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.12%) Puppet
7 2 (0.060%) Nessus
7 2 (0.060%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.030%) Control-M
8 1 (0.030%) Nagios
8 1 (0.030%) TIBCO Hawk
8 1 (0.030%) OpenView
8 1 (0.030%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.030%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 428 (12.75%) Microsoft
2 293 (8.73%) Oracle
3 246 (7.33%) HP
4 90 (2.68%) SAP
5 78 (2.32%) Citrix
6 66 (1.97%) IBM
7 56 (1.67%) VMware
8 34 (1.01%) Endeca
9 32 (0.95%) Adobe
10 30 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (0.83%) Cognos
12 26 (0.77%) RedPrairie
13 18 (0.54%) Bloomberg
14 17 (0.51%) CODA
14 17 (0.51%) Capita
15 16 (0.48%) SunGard
16 14 (0.42%) Business Objects
17 13 (0.39%) Siebel
17 13 (0.39%) Cisco
17 13 (0.39%) Charles River
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tyneside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35, 000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tyneside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35, 000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Pension, Medical, 28days hol
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + On application
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday