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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 197 189 169
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1535 1591 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.52% 1.51% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.84% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1229 1309 1403
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 £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
83930 86551 81543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.17% 82.40% 80.28%
Number of salaries quoted 68758 70082 68019
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
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 £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 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 30 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 -44 486 £50,000 +5.26% 71
South East +32 340 £40,000 +14.28% 32
Yorkshire +14 244 £32,500 - 28
North West +55 134 £31,000 -9.48% 11
East of England -30 109 £42,500 +13.33% 7
West Midlands +9 100 £35,000 +9.37% 15
South West +5 96 £37,500 -6.25% 14
East Midlands -10 24 £37,500 +25.00% 10
North East -8 9 £29,750 -22.22%
Midlands - 1 - -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 1274 (43.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1016 (34.39%) QA
3 1012 (34.26%) SQL
4 794 (26.88%) Selenium
5 771 (26.10%) Finance
6 719 (24.34%) ISEB
7 597 (20.21%) User Acceptance Testing
8 579 (19.60%) Java
9 566 (19.16%) Test Automation
10 552 (18.69%) Software Testing
11 526 (17.81%) Automated Testing
12 516 (17.47%) C#
13 501 (16.96%) ISTQB
14 433 (14.66%) Manual Testing
15 409 (13.85%) Regression Testing
16 406 (13.74%) .NET
17 373 (12.63%) Microsoft
18 371 (12.56%) Scrum
19 363 (12.29%) Degree
20 349 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
21 343 (11.61%) WebDriver
22 335 (11.34%) Test Strategy
23 306 (10.36%) SQL Server
24 297 (10.05%) BDD
24 297 (10.05%) JIRA
25 292 (9.88%) Windows
25 292 (9.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
26 288 (9.75%) TDD
27 273 (9.24%) QuickTest Pro
28 268 (9.07%) Project Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 80 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.08%) IIS
3 21 (0.71%) WebSphere
4 19 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
5 16 (0.54%) CMS
6 15 (0.51%) WebLogic
6 15 (0.51%) MS Exchange
7 11 (0.37%) Apache Solr
8 10 (0.34%) Apache
9 8 (0.27%) Commerce Server
10 7 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.24%) SAS
11 6 (0.20%) Confluence
12 5 (0.17%) JBoss
13 4 (0.14%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.14%) WordPress
13 4 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.10%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.10%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 239 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 124 (4.20%) MS Office
3 40 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 37 (1.25%) MS Project
5 18 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.10%) Mingle
7 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.034%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.034%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 62 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
4 17 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
4 17 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
5 16 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
5 16 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
5 16 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
6 15 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (0.30%) Summit
7 9 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (0.24%) SAP Retail
8 7 (0.24%) SAP CO
8 7 (0.24%) SAP FI
8 7 (0.24%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.17%) Magento
9 5 (0.17%) SAP MM
9 5 (0.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 29 (0.98%) SaaS
2 18 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.10%) Heroku
5 3 (0.10%) Trello
6 1 (0.034%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.034%) Office 365
6 1 (0.034%) GitHub
6 1 (0.034%) PaaS
6 1 (0.034%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 50 (1.69%) HTTP
2 40 (1.35%) Internet
3 31 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.58%) WAN
4 17 (0.58%) LAN
5 10 (0.34%) Wireshark
6 9 (0.30%) DNS
7 8 (0.27%) Firewall
8 5 (0.17%) Wireless
8 5 (0.17%) SSL
8 5 (0.17%) ATM
9 3 (0.10%) GPRS
9 3 (0.10%) VPN
9 3 (0.10%) 3G
9 3 (0.10%) LTE
9 3 (0.10%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.068%) Network Security
10 2 (0.068%) MPLS
10 2 (0.068%) 2.5G
10 2 (0.068%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 85 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
3 80 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (2.03%) Relational Database
5 58 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (1.56%) MySQL
7 45 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 37 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 31 (1.05%) Big Data
10 22 (0.74%) RDBMS
11 21 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (0.68%) DB2
13 17 (0.58%) MS Access
13 17 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (0.58%) QlikView
14 16 (0.54%) Data Mining
15 15 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
16 13 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 13 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (0.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 794 (26.88%) Selenium
2 343 (11.61%) WebDriver
3 297 (10.05%) JIRA
4 273 (9.24%) QuickTest Pro
5 194 (6.57%) Cucumber
6 140 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 130 (4.40%) LoadRunner
8 127 (4.30%) Visual Studio
9 107 (3.62%) JUnit
10 103 (3.49%) Jenkins
11 97 (3.28%) JMeter
12 93 (3.15%) SpecFlow
13 72 (2.44%) SoapUI
14 62 (2.10%) JBehave
15 61 (2.06%) Eclipse
16 56 (1.90%) Subversion
17 54 (1.83%) NUnit
18 52 (1.76%) TestNG
19 50 (1.69%) Git (software)
20 49 (1.66%) Maven
General
1 771 (26.10%) Finance
2 235 (7.96%) Banking
3 220 (7.45%) Retail
4 85 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 62 (2.10%) Games
6 42 (1.42%) Legal
7 40 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 39 (1.32%) Marketing
9 35 (1.18%) Back Office
10 32 (1.08%) Military
10 32 (1.08%) Billing
11 26 (0.88%) Law
12 25 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 24 (0.81%) Aerospace
14 22 (0.74%) Automotive
15 20 (0.68%) Advertising
16 15 (0.51%) Manufacturing
17 14 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
17 14 (0.47%) Retail Banking
18 13 (0.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1413 (47.83%) Analyst
2 977 (33.07%) Test Analyst
3 586 (19.84%) Tester
4 268 (9.07%) Business Analyst
5 238 (8.06%) Test Engineer
6 235 (7.96%) Developer
7 205 (6.94%) Software Tester
8 156 (5.28%) Senior Analyst
9 153 (5.18%) Consultant
10 149 (5.04%) QA Engineer
11 147 (4.98%) QA Analyst
12 136 (4.60%) Senior Test Analyst
13 129 (4.37%) Test Leader
14 108 (3.66%) Test Manager
15 101 (3.42%) QA Tester
16 99 (3.35%) Software Engineer
16 99 (3.35%) Automation Tester
17 90 (3.05%) Test Consultant
18 84 (2.84%) Automation Engineer
19 76 (2.57%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 406 (13.74%) .NET
2 212 (7.18%) HTML
3 194 (6.57%) XML
4 181 (6.13%) Web Services
5 124 (4.20%) ASP.NET
6 94 (3.18%) CSS
7 82 (2.78%) Gherkin
8 64 (2.17%) SOAP
9 57 (1.93%) jQuery
10 51 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 43 (1.46%) .NET Framework
12 42 (1.42%) REST
13 32 (1.08%) RESTful
14 31 (1.05%) J2EE
15 26 (0.88%) WinForms
15 26 (0.88%) WCF
16 21 (0.71%) LAMP
17 20 (0.68%) JSON
18 18 (0.61%) HTML5
19 16 (0.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 349 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 114 (3.86%) Open Source
4 108 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 70 (2.37%) Mobile App
6 50 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 50 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 46 (1.56%) User Experience
8 30 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 30 (1.02%) Replication
8 30 (1.02%) Derivative
8 30 (1.02%) iPhone
9 27 (0.91%) iPad
10 23 (0.78%) GIS
11 22 (0.74%) Mathematics
12 20 (0.68%) Fixed Income
12 20 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
13 16 (0.54%) N-Tier
13 16 (0.54%) Credit Risk
13 16 (0.54%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 292 (9.88%) Windows
2 155 (5.25%) Linux
3 153 (5.18%) UNIX
4 88 (2.98%) Android
5 76 (2.57%) Apple iOS
6 38 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (1.12%) Windows XP
8 23 (0.78%) Windows 7
9 14 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.44%) Windows 8
11 12 (0.41%) Windows 2000
12 7 (0.24%) AIX
13 6 (0.20%) Solaris
14 5 (0.17%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.14%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.068%) Debian
16 2 (0.068%) VMS
17 1 (0.034%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.034%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1274 (43.13%) Agile Software Development
2 597 (20.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 566 (19.16%) Test Automation
4 552 (18.69%) Software Testing
5 526 (17.81%) Automated Testing
6 433 (14.66%) Manual Testing
7 409 (13.85%) Regression Testing
8 371 (12.56%) Scrum
9 335 (11.34%) Test Strategy
10 297 (10.05%) BDD
11 288 (9.75%) TDD
12 268 (9.07%) Project Management
13 265 (8.97%) Performance Testing
14 253 (8.56%) Integration Testing
15 252 (8.53%) Automation Testing
16 227 (7.68%) Waterfall
17 214 (7.24%) Business Analysis
18 208 (7.04%) Test Management
19 205 (6.94%) E-Commerce
20 180 (6.09%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1012 (34.26%) SQL
2 579 (19.60%) Java
3 516 (17.47%) C#
4 261 (8.84%) JavaScript
5 130 (4.40%) C++
6 115 (3.89%) C
7 101 (3.42%) Python
8 100 (3.39%) T-SQL
9 82 (2.78%) Ruby
10 59 (2.00%) VB
11 57 (1.93%) Perl
12 54 (1.83%) PHP
13 50 (1.69%) PL/SQL
14 26 (0.88%) VB.NET
15 24 (0.81%) Shell Script
15 24 (0.81%) PowerShell
16 20 (0.68%) VBScript
17 16 (0.54%) Objective-C
17 16 (0.54%) VBA
18 14 (0.47%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 719 (24.34%) ISEB
2 501 (16.96%) ISTQB
3 363 (12.29%) Degree
4 292 (9.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 137 (4.64%) Security Cleared
6 78 (2.64%) SC Cleared
7 35 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 31 (1.05%) HND
9 30 (1.02%) CISSP
9 30 (1.02%) CISA
10 22 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 18 (0.61%) PMI Certification
13 15 (0.51%) PMP
14 12 (0.41%) MCSE
15 10 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
16 9 (0.30%) MCSA
17 8 (0.27%) HP ASE
18 3 (0.10%) APMP
18 3 (0.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1016 (34.39%) QA
2 25 (0.85%) SLA
3 14 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.14%) FATCA
6 4 (0.14%) MiFID
6 4 (0.14%) HL7
7 3 (0.10%) DICOM
7 3 (0.10%) GAMP
7 3 (0.10%) Basel II
8 2 (0.068%) WAI
8 2 (0.068%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.034%) COBIT
9 1 (0.034%) EMIR
System Software
1 33 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.68%) vSphere
4 10 (0.34%) XenApp
5 4 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.14%) Cygwin
5 4 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.10%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.068%) Firmware
7 2 (0.068%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.034%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.034%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.034%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.034%) KVM
8 1 (0.034%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 243 (8.23%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (0.24%) HP SIM
3 7 (0.24%) Netcool
3 7 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (0.14%) Oozie
5 3 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (0.10%) Control-M
5 3 (0.10%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.068%) SCCM
7 1 (0.034%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.034%) WSUS
7 1 (0.034%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.034%) nmon
7 1 (0.034%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 373 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 241 (8.16%) Oracle
3 206 (6.97%) HP
4 59 (2.00%) SAP
5 50 (1.69%) IBM
6 45 (1.52%) VMware
7 37 (1.25%) Citrix
8 21 (0.71%) ATG
9 20 (0.68%) Telerik
10 17 (0.58%) hybris
11 13 (0.44%) Capita
11 13 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (0.44%) Siebel
12 12 (0.41%) Cisco
13 11 (0.37%) Laserfiche
14 10 (0.34%) Fujitsu
14 10 (0.34%) BT
14 10 (0.34%) Business Objects
14 10 (0.34%) PeopleSoft
15 9 (0.30%) Hyperion
Taunton, Somerset
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Chessington, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Pension plan, Private healthcare,
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 8% pens, 25 days hols, insurance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 8% pens, 25 days hols, insurance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 hours ago
Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago