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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 242 228 202
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -26
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1278 1424 1515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.35% 1.43% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.68% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1065 1138 1158
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 £28,000 £26,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,700 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
82058 84649 83361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.88% 85.27% 85.04%
Number of salaries quoted 68908 70120 67040
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -18 418 £50,000 +11.11% 61
South East -18 247 £37,500 -6.25% 33
North West +43 142 £37,500 +15.38% 28
East of England +20 137 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Yorkshire -40 131 £35,000 +7.69% 29
South West -27 88 £35,000 -6.66% 22
West Midlands -34 72 £33,750 -10.00% 10
East Midlands +14 32 £37,500 +11.94% 5
North East +14 17 £30,000 +6.66% 6
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1387 (48.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1181 (40.96%) QA
3 918 (31.84%) SQL
4 781 (27.09%) Selenium
5 777 (26.95%) ISEB
6 727 (25.22%) Finance
7 677 (23.48%) Software Testing
8 635 (22.03%) ISTQB
9 634 (21.99%) Java
10 611 (21.19%) Test Automation
11 561 (19.46%) User Acceptance Testing
12 560 (19.42%) C#
13 521 (18.07%) Automated Testing
14 504 (17.48%) Microsoft
15 473 (16.41%) Functional Testing
16 465 (16.13%) Scrum
17 455 (15.78%) Regression Testing
18 448 (15.54%) Degree
19 444 (15.40%) .NET
20 442 (15.33%) SDLC
21 441 (15.30%) Analytical Skills
22 411 (14.26%) Manual Testing
23 395 (13.70%) Test Strategy
24 387 (13.42%) JIRA
25 369 (12.80%) Windows
26 365 (12.66%) Test Management
27 355 (12.31%) MS Excel
28 348 (12.07%) SQL Server
29 321 (11.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
30 319 (11.06%) BDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 103 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 80 (2.77%) CMS
3 65 (2.25%) IIS
4 43 (1.49%) Apache
4 43 (1.49%) WebSphere
5 33 (1.14%) SAS
6 32 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 29 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
8 23 (0.80%) Documentum
9 18 (0.62%) Confluence
10 16 (0.55%) Mule
11 15 (0.52%) JBoss
12 12 (0.42%) MQSeries
13 10 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.21%) Node.js
15 5 (0.17%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.17%) ArcGIS
15 5 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.17%) WebSphere Portal
16 4 (0.14%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 355 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 178 (6.17%) MS Office
3 123 (4.27%) MS Visio
4 52 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (1.11%) MS Project
6 14 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.14%) Windchill
8 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.069%) Mingle
10 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.035%) GIMP
10 1 (0.035%) Maple
10 1 (0.035%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
1 25 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 24 (0.83%) Markit EDM
3 19 (0.66%) Temenos T24
4 17 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (0.49%) SAP SD
6 12 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (0.42%) SAP MM
7 10 (0.35%) SAP FI
8 8 (0.28%) Salerio
8 8 (0.28%) SAP CO
9 7 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
9 7 (0.24%) SAP CRM
10 6 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
10 6 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (0.21%) SAP SRM
11 5 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
11 5 (0.17%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 46 (1.60%) SaaS
2 25 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (0.69%) PaaS
5 12 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.42%) Amazon S3
5 12 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.31%) GitHub
7 7 (0.24%) Office 365
8 5 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.14%) Sage Pay
10 2 (0.069%) Force.com
10 2 (0.069%) Trello
10 2 (0.069%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 54 (1.87%) Internet
2 25 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 20 (0.69%) Firewall
4 14 (0.49%) Skype
5 13 (0.45%) HTTP
6 11 (0.38%) Intranet
7 10 (0.35%) LAN
7 10 (0.35%) WAN
8 8 (0.28%) HTTPS
8 8 (0.28%) SAN
8 8 (0.28%) SPDY
9 6 (0.21%) VoIP
10 5 (0.17%) Extranet
11 4 (0.14%) ATM
12 3 (0.10%) FTP
12 3 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.069%) Bluetooth
13 2 (0.069%) Junos
13 2 (0.069%) Multicast
14 1 (0.035%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 76 (2.64%) Relational Database
3 71 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 50 (1.73%) MySQL
6 48 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 39 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (1.28%) Oracle Database
9 34 (1.18%) QlikView
10 33 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
11 32 (1.11%) DB2
12 31 (1.08%) Big Data
12 31 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
13 27 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 20 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
15 19 (0.66%) DbVisualizer
16 17 (0.59%) SAP HANA
17 16 (0.55%) NoSQL
17 16 (0.55%) SAP BI
18 15 (0.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 781 (27.09%) Selenium
2 387 (13.42%) JIRA
3 296 (10.27%) HP UFT
4 290 (10.06%) WebDriver
5 273 (9.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 250 (8.67%) Cucumber
7 165 (5.72%) SoapUI
8 161 (5.58%) Visual Studio
9 139 (4.82%) SpecFlow
10 137 (4.75%) Jenkins
11 129 (4.47%) JMeter
12 109 (3.78%) Git (software)
13 104 (3.61%) LoadRunner
14 90 (3.12%) NUnit
15 73 (2.53%) Bugzilla
16 68 (2.36%) JUnit
17 61 (2.12%) MSTest
18 52 (1.80%) Hudson
19 51 (1.77%) Selenium IDE
20 46 (1.60%) Subversion
General
1 727 (25.22%) Finance
2 205 (7.11%) Banking
3 152 (5.27%) Retail
4 69 (2.39%) Legal
5 62 (2.15%) Games
6 61 (2.12%) Law
7 58 (2.01%) Telecoms
8 55 (1.91%) Manufacturing
9 46 (1.60%) Marketing
10 39 (1.35%) Investment Banking
11 25 (0.87%) Back Office
12 21 (0.73%) Advertising
13 19 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (0.59%) Retail Banking
15 15 (0.52%) Publishing
16 12 (0.42%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.38%) Front Office
18 10 (0.35%) Polish Language
19 9 (0.31%) Aerospace
20 8 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 1318 (45.72%) Analyst
2 893 (30.97%) Test Analyst
3 593 (20.57%) Tester
4 319 (11.06%) Test Engineer
5 243 (8.43%) QA Analyst
6 227 (7.87%) Developer
7 213 (7.39%) Software Tester
8 210 (7.28%) QA Engineer
9 184 (6.38%) Business Analyst
10 181 (6.28%) Senior Analyst
11 179 (6.21%) QA Test Analyst
12 171 (5.93%) QA Tester
13 170 (5.90%) Automation Analyst
14 166 (5.76%) Test Leader
15 161 (5.58%) Automation Test Analyst
16 138 (4.79%) Automation Tester
17 132 (4.58%) Senior Test Analyst
18 125 (4.34%) Software Analyst
19 112 (3.88%) Software Test Analyst
20 108 (3.75%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 444 (15.40%) .NET
2 269 (9.33%) XML
3 238 (8.26%) Web Services
4 224 (7.77%) HTML
5 140 (4.86%) SOAP
6 136 (4.72%) CSS
7 111 (3.85%) Gherkin
8 109 (3.78%) JSON
9 97 (3.36%) ASP.NET
10 62 (2.15%) REST
11 55 (1.91%) .NET Framework
12 53 (1.84%) J2EE
13 52 (1.80%) RESTful
14 49 (1.70%) Middleware
15 44 (1.53%) LAMP
16 41 (1.42%) jQuery
17 32 (1.11%) EDI
18 29 (1.01%) AngularJS
18 29 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
19 28 (0.97%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 441 (15.30%) Analytical Skills
2 169 (5.86%) Computer Science
3 143 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 119 (4.13%) Mobile App
5 90 (3.12%) Client/Server
6 64 (2.22%) N-Tier
7 57 (1.98%) User Experience
8 50 (1.73%) Mathematics
9 46 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 43 (1.49%) Driving Licence
11 40 (1.39%) PMI
12 33 (1.14%) Mainframe
13 28 (0.97%) iPad
13 28 (0.97%) iPhone
14 23 (0.80%) Replication
15 19 (0.66%) Data Structures
15 19 (0.66%) Fintech
15 19 (0.66%) RIA
16 17 (0.59%) Data Centre
16 17 (0.59%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 369 (12.80%) Windows
2 196 (6.80%) Unix
3 148 (5.13%) Linux
4 109 (3.78%) Android
5 101 (3.50%) Apple iOS
6 55 (1.91%) Windows Server
7 22 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.31%) SUSE
10 9 (0.31%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (0.24%) CentOS
13 5 (0.17%) Solaris
14 4 (0.14%) FreeBSD
14 4 (0.14%) VMS
14 4 (0.14%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.10%) AIX
15 3 (0.10%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1387 (48.11%) Agile Software Development
2 677 (23.48%) Software Testing
3 611 (21.19%) Test Automation
4 561 (19.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 521 (18.07%) Automated Testing
6 473 (16.41%) Functional Testing
7 465 (16.13%) Scrum
8 455 (15.78%) Regression Testing
9 442 (15.33%) SDLC
10 411 (14.26%) Manual Testing
11 395 (13.70%) Test Strategy
12 365 (12.66%) Test Management
13 319 (11.06%) BDD
14 293 (10.16%) Automation Testing
15 291 (10.09%) Performance Testing
16 266 (9.23%) Defect Management
17 263 (9.12%) Project Management
18 260 (9.02%) TDD
19 242 (8.39%) Waterfall
20 205 (7.11%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 918 (31.84%) SQL
2 634 (21.99%) Java
3 560 (19.42%) C#
4 234 (8.12%) JavaScript
5 129 (4.47%) C
6 116 (4.02%) PHP
7 97 (3.36%) Ruby
8 94 (3.26%) Python
9 81 (2.81%) C++
10 60 (2.08%) T-SQL
11 52 (1.80%) PL/SQL
12 46 (1.60%) VB
13 39 (1.35%) Perl
14 37 (1.28%) VB.NET
15 28 (0.97%) Scala
15 28 (0.97%) VBScript
16 25 (0.87%) Bash Shell
16 25 (0.87%) Shell Script
17 23 (0.80%) PowerShell
18 15 (0.52%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 777 (26.95%) ISEB
2 635 (22.03%) ISTQB
3 448 (15.54%) Degree
4 321 (11.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 111 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 86 (2.98%) SC Cleared
7 55 (1.91%) PMI Certification
8 28 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
9 26 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 22 (0.76%) DV Cleared
11 18 (0.62%) HND
12 15 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 15 (0.52%) PMP
13 13 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.17%) CCNP
15 5 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (0.14%) IIBA
16 4 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
16 4 (0.14%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1181 (40.96%) QA
2 52 (1.80%) SLA
3 33 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 26 (0.90%) SDET
5 14 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.42%) SEPA
7 10 (0.35%) HL7
8 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.14%) CRD IV
9 4 (0.14%) GMP
10 3 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.069%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.069%) MISRA
12 1 (0.035%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.035%) FATCA
12 1 (0.035%) GAAP
12 1 (0.035%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.035%) MiFID
System Software
1 39 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.83%) Docker
4 7 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.14%) Firmware
6 3 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.069%) HDFS
7 2 (0.069%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.035%) XenApp
8 1 (0.035%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 318 (11.03%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.42%) CA Wily
2 12 (0.42%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (0.21%) OpenView
4 4 (0.14%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.10%) SCCM
6 2 (0.069%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.035%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 504 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 283 (9.82%) HP
3 254 (8.81%) Oracle
4 123 (4.27%) SAP
5 63 (2.19%) Citrix
6 55 (1.91%) VMware
7 54 (1.87%) IBM
8 38 (1.32%) hybris
9 24 (0.83%) webMethods
10 23 (0.80%) Google
11 21 (0.73%) Cisco
12 20 (0.69%) Atlassian
12 20 (0.69%) Rally
12 20 (0.69%) Telerik
13 16 (0.55%) WorldPay
14 14 (0.49%) Dell
14 14 (0.49%) Sage
15 13 (0.45%) Capita
16 12 (0.42%) JD Edwards
16 12 (0.42%) Red Hat
London
PwC
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Up to £38k+Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £29000 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55 - £65 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% BONUS
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + 23 days holidays + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: full benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago