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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 212 206 206
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1451 1472 1556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.38% 1.44% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.76% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1150 1143 1348
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
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
86422 83683 86901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.28% 81.85% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 71808 67811 74641
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -26 478 £47,500 +1.06% 61
South East +15 295 £40,000 +17.64% 29
Yorkshire +3 190 £32,500 -5.79% 19
East of England +13 151 £40,000 -4.19% 14
North West -8 120 £35,000 - 18
South West +1 91 £37,500 +3.44% 15
West Midlands -30 70 £33,000 -17.50% 8
East Midlands -19 32 £35,000 +7.69% 1
North East -10 16 £26,500 -11.66% 2
Midlands +2 4 £45,000 +12.50%
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1304 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1089 (35.21%) QA
3 1000 (32.33%) SQL
4 880 (28.45%) Selenium
5 797 (25.77%) Finance
6 764 (24.70%) ISEB
7 599 (19.37%) Test Automation
8 596 (19.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 576 (18.62%) Java
10 571 (18.46%) Software Testing
11 545 (17.62%) Automated Testing
12 468 (15.13%) C#
13 462 (14.94%) Degree
13 462 (14.94%) Manual Testing
14 452 (14.61%) ISTQB
15 442 (14.29%) Scrum
16 435 (14.06%) Microsoft
17 420 (13.58%) Regression Testing
18 408 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
19 403 (13.03%) Test Strategy
20 378 (12.22%) .NET
21 376 (12.16%) JIRA
22 374 (12.09%) WebDriver
23 358 (11.57%) BDD
24 353 (11.41%) QuickTest Pro
25 351 (11.35%) Windows
26 346 (11.19%) TDD
27 340 (10.99%) HP Quality Center
28 315 (10.18%) JavaScript
29 308 (9.96%) SQL Server

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 93 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 68 (2.20%) IIS
3 34 (1.10%) MS Exchange
4 33 (1.07%) Tomcat
5 29 (0.94%) Confluence
6 25 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
7 22 (0.71%) CMS
8 18 (0.58%) Apache
9 16 (0.52%) JBoss
10 14 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (0.39%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.32%) Liferay
14 9 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.23%) Node.js
16 6 (0.19%) Drupal
16 6 (0.19%) Commerce Server
17 5 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
18 4 (0.13%) ArcGIS
18 4 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 262 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 120 (3.88%) MS Office
3 42 (1.36%) MS Project
4 28 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 28 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.097%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 39 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
3 14 (0.45%) Markit EDM
4 11 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
5 10 (0.32%) Magento
6 9 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
6 9 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
6 9 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
6 9 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.29%) JDE OneWorld
7 8 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (0.23%) SAP CO
8 7 (0.23%) Sophis RISQUE
8 7 (0.23%) Sentinel
8 7 (0.23%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 41 (1.33%) SaaS
2 30 (0.97%) GitHub
3 13 (0.42%) Basecamp
4 9 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.19%) Force.com
7 4 (0.13%) Taleo
7 4 (0.13%) Trello
7 4 (0.13%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 3 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.065%) PaaS
10 1 (0.032%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.49%) Internet
2 75 (2.42%) HTTP
3 44 (1.42%) LAN
4 40 (1.29%) WAN
5 33 (1.07%) TCP/IP
6 22 (0.71%) Wireless
7 19 (0.61%) Firewall
8 14 (0.45%) DNS
9 8 (0.26%) Wireshark
10 6 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.16%) SSL
12 4 (0.13%) SNMP
12 4 (0.13%) ATM
12 4 (0.13%) OSPF
12 4 (0.13%) BGP
13 3 (0.097%) DHCP
14 2 (0.065%) VPN
14 2 (0.065%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.065%) ZigBee
14 2 (0.065%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (9.96%) SQL Server
2 133 (4.30%) Relational Database
3 91 (2.94%) MySQL
4 65 (2.10%) RDBMS
5 61 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 52 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 51 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 48 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
9 47 (1.52%) Oracle Database
10 36 (1.16%) Data Mining
11 34 (1.10%) MS Access
12 28 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (0.74%) QlikView
14 21 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
14 21 (0.68%) RavenDB
15 18 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 18 (0.58%) MongoDB
16 17 (0.55%) NoSQL
16 17 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (0.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 880 (28.45%) Selenium
2 376 (12.16%) JIRA
3 374 (12.09%) WebDriver
4 353 (11.41%) QuickTest Pro
5 243 (7.86%) Cucumber
6 156 (5.04%) JMeter
7 153 (4.95%) JUnit
8 149 (4.82%) LoadRunner
8 149 (4.82%) Jenkins
9 143 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 125 (4.04%) Visual Studio
11 106 (3.43%) Git (software)
12 102 (3.30%) SpecFlow
13 99 (3.20%) WATIR
14 92 (2.97%) JBehave
15 87 (2.81%) NUnit
16 78 (2.52%) Subversion
17 66 (2.13%) SoapUI
18 57 (1.84%) TeamCity
19 53 (1.71%) FitNesse
General
1 797 (25.77%) Finance
2 221 (7.15%) Retail
3 187 (6.05%) Banking
4 93 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 52 (1.68%) Back Office
6 51 (1.65%) Legal
7 46 (1.49%) Marketing
8 38 (1.23%) Games
9 34 (1.10%) Retail Banking
10 31 (1.00%) Investment Banking
10 31 (1.00%) Automotive
11 30 (0.97%) Front Office
12 29 (0.94%) Financial Institution
13 25 (0.81%) Advertising
14 24 (0.78%) Military
14 24 (0.78%) Law
15 20 (0.65%) Electronics
16 16 (0.52%) Manufacturing
16 16 (0.52%) Billing
17 15 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1359 (43.94%) Analyst
2 908 (29.36%) Test Analyst
3 514 (16.62%) Tester
4 292 (9.44%) Business Analyst
5 288 (9.31%) Test Engineer
6 244 (7.89%) QA Engineer
7 186 (6.01%) Developer
8 174 (5.63%) Consultant
9 158 (5.11%) Senior Analyst
9 158 (5.11%) Test Leader
10 156 (5.04%) Software Tester
11 143 (4.62%) QA Analyst
12 142 (4.59%) Senior Test Analyst
13 139 (4.49%) Automation Engineer
14 136 (4.40%) Test Manager
15 119 (3.85%) Test Consultant
16 111 (3.59%) Software Engineer
17 106 (3.43%) QA Tester
18 90 (2.91%) Senior Tester
19 85 (2.75%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 378 (12.22%) .NET
2 289 (9.34%) Web Services
3 227 (7.34%) XML
4 208 (6.72%) HTML
5 135 (4.36%) Gherkin
6 130 (4.20%) CSS
7 98 (3.17%) ASP.NET
8 93 (3.01%) SOAP
9 87 (2.81%) RESTful
10 63 (2.04%) REST
11 61 (1.97%) J2EE
11 61 (1.97%) jQuery
12 60 (1.94%) .NET Framework
13 45 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 33 (1.07%) Flash
16 30 (0.97%) LAMP
17 26 (0.84%) JSP
18 25 (0.81%) WPF
19 23 (0.74%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 408 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 203 (6.56%) Open Source
3 136 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 111 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 105 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 64 (2.07%) Client/Server
7 59 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 52 (1.68%) User Experience
9 51 (1.65%) Mathematics
10 42 (1.36%) Equities
11 40 (1.29%) Fixed Income
12 36 (1.16%) iPhone
13 34 (1.10%) Life Science
14 32 (1.03%) Derivative
15 31 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 30 (0.97%) Blog
17 29 (0.94%) Data Structures
18 28 (0.91%) iPad
19 26 (0.84%) GIS
20 22 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 351 (11.35%) Windows
2 180 (5.82%) Linux
3 167 (5.40%) UNIX
4 69 (2.23%) Android
5 60 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 57 (1.84%) Windows XP
7 56 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 55 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (1.20%) Windows 7
10 29 (0.94%) Solaris
11 16 (0.52%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.36%) Windows 2000
13 10 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (0.29%) AIX
15 8 (0.26%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.13%) Debian
16 4 (0.13%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.032%) VME
17 1 (0.032%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1304 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
2 599 (19.37%) Test Automation
3 596 (19.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 571 (18.46%) Software Testing
5 545 (17.62%) Automated Testing
6 462 (14.94%) Manual Testing
7 442 (14.29%) Scrum
8 420 (13.58%) Regression Testing
9 403 (13.03%) Test Strategy
10 358 (11.57%) BDD
11 346 (11.19%) TDD
12 278 (8.99%) Project Management
13 274 (8.86%) Automation Testing
14 263 (8.50%) Performance Testing
15 248 (8.02%) Test Management
16 245 (7.92%) Business Analysis
17 220 (7.11%) Integration Testing
18 219 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
19 207 (6.69%) E-Commerce
20 177 (5.72%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1000 (32.33%) SQL
2 576 (18.62%) Java
3 468 (15.13%) C#
4 315 (10.18%) JavaScript
5 171 (5.53%) Ruby
6 114 (3.69%) Python
7 107 (3.46%) PHP
8 82 (2.65%) T-SQL
8 82 (2.65%) C
9 74 (2.39%) PL/SQL
10 73 (2.36%) C++
11 52 (1.68%) VB.NET
12 45 (1.45%) Perl
13 40 (1.29%) Shell Script
14 37 (1.20%) VB
15 27 (0.87%) VBScript
16 25 (0.81%) PowerShell
16 25 (0.81%) Bash Shell
17 20 (0.65%) VBA
18 14 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 764 (24.70%) ISEB
2 462 (14.94%) Degree
3 452 (14.61%) ISTQB
4 304 (9.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 163 (5.27%) Security Cleared
6 103 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 39 (1.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 34 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 27 (0.87%) HND
10 23 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (0.32%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.29%) MCSE
13 9 (0.29%) PhD
13 9 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
14 8 (0.26%) HP ASE
15 7 (0.23%) PMP
16 5 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 4 (0.13%) CCNA
17 4 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1089 (35.21%) QA
2 33 (1.07%) SLA
3 17 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 17 (0.55%) GAMP
4 13 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.26%) EMIR
5 8 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
6 7 (0.23%) UCITS
6 7 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.19%) HL7
8 5 (0.16%) MiFID
8 5 (0.16%) JSP 440
8 5 (0.16%) FATCA
9 4 (0.13%) COBIT
10 3 (0.097%) GCP
10 3 (0.097%) GMP
10 3 (0.097%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 3 (0.097%) Basel II
10 3 (0.097%) GAAP
10 3 (0.097%) Solvency II
System Software
1 58 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 38 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (0.94%) XenApp
4 19 (0.61%) vSphere
5 11 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.26%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.19%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.19%) Firmware
8 5 (0.16%) Cygwin
9 4 (0.13%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.032%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.032%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.032%) KVM
10 1 (0.032%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 340 (10.99%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (0.68%) HP SIM
2 21 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
3 12 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (0.39%) Netcool
3 12 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (0.26%) Control-M
5 5 (0.16%) WSUS
5 5 (0.16%) SCCM
6 3 (0.097%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.032%) Oozie
7 1 (0.032%) cPanel
7 1 (0.032%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.032%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.032%) Nagios
Vendors
1 435 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 271 (8.76%) HP
3 248 (8.02%) Oracle
4 68 (2.20%) VMware
5 67 (2.17%) SAP
6 61 (1.97%) Citrix
7 51 (1.65%) IBM
8 33 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (0.94%) Cisco
10 25 (0.81%) Endeca
11 24 (0.78%) CODA
12 21 (0.68%) Cognos
12 21 (0.68%) SolarWinds
12 21 (0.68%) Kaseya
12 21 (0.68%) RedPrairie
13 20 (0.65%) Telerik
14 19 (0.61%) hybris
15 17 (0.55%) Fujitsu
15 17 (0.55%) ATG
15 17 (0.55%) Adobe
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Goole, North Humberside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £50000 per annum - 12.5% bonus, Stock options, 25 days holi
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow, Middlesex
CSC
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Triple Seven
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday