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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 202 199 185
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1545 1441 1664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.45% 1.43% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.76% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 1215 1444
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,750 £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
87670 82086 83974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.17% 81.63% 79.24%
Number of salaries quoted 71656 68138 71462
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,500 £72,500
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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -4 565 £47,500 +1.06% 76
South East +24 321 £40,000 +14.28% 46
East of England +58 180 £40,000 -2.43% 12
Yorkshire +13 157 £32,500 -2.98% 28
North West -36 108 £35,000 +1.44% 14
South West +15 96 £36,667 +7.84% 27
West Midlands -55 68 £32,500 -18.75% 8
East Midlands -39 43 £35,000 -6.66% 4
North East -19 12 £27,500 - 3
Midlands - 2 £45,000 - 1
South Coast - 1 £35,000 -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 1336 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 1160 (36.28%) QA
3 1070 (33.47%) SQL
4 893 (27.93%) Selenium
5 819 (25.62%) Finance
6 781 (24.43%) ISEB
7 610 (19.08%) Java
8 609 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 575 (17.99%) Software Testing
10 565 (17.67%) Automated Testing
11 554 (17.33%) Test Automation
12 517 (16.17%) Degree
13 489 (15.30%) Manual Testing
14 481 (15.05%) C#
15 436 (13.64%) Scrum
16 422 (13.20%) ISTQB
17 419 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
18 412 (12.89%) Regression Testing
19 410 (12.82%) Test Strategy
20 409 (12.79%) .NET
21 407 (12.73%) Microsoft
22 379 (11.85%) WebDriver
23 372 (11.64%) TDD
24 370 (11.57%) QuickTest Pro
24 370 (11.57%) Windows
25 369 (11.54%) JIRA
26 357 (11.17%) HP Quality Center
27 350 (10.95%) BDD
28 341 (10.67%) JavaScript
29 340 (10.63%) SQL Server

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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
1 101 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 71 (2.22%) IIS
3 47 (1.47%) Tomcat
4 33 (1.03%) MS Exchange
4 33 (1.03%) Confluence
5 23 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
6 20 (0.63%) Apache
7 19 (0.59%) JBoss
8 18 (0.56%) CMS
9 15 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.34%) Liferay
12 8 (0.25%) Node.js
13 7 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (0.22%) Drupal
14 5 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.16%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.16%) ArcGIS
14 5 (0.16%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 252 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 118 (3.69%) MS Office
3 35 (1.09%) MS Project
4 27 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.063%) Mingle
9 1 (0.031%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 40 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.53%) Magento
3 16 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.47%) JDE OneWorld
5 13 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (0.38%) SAP HR
7 10 (0.31%) Markit EDM
8 9 (0.28%) SAP HCM
8 9 (0.28%) Sentinel
9 8 (0.25%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 8 (0.25%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
11 6 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 6 (0.19%) Sophis RISQUE
12 5 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
12 5 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
12 5 (0.16%) Servitor
12 5 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
13 4 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
13 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 45 (1.41%) SaaS
2 31 (0.97%) GitHub
3 19 (0.59%) Basecamp
4 12 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.19%) Taleo
5 6 (0.19%) Force.com
6 4 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.13%) Heroku
6 4 (0.13%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 3 (0.094%) Trello
7 3 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.094%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.063%) PaaS
9 1 (0.031%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (2.60%) Internet
2 74 (2.31%) HTTP
3 40 (1.25%) LAN
4 30 (0.94%) WAN
5 29 (0.91%) TCP/IP
6 26 (0.81%) Wireless
7 19 (0.59%) Firewall
8 11 (0.34%) DNS
9 6 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.13%) OSPF
10 4 (0.13%) BGP
10 4 (0.13%) SNMP
10 4 (0.13%) ATM
10 4 (0.13%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.094%) PuTTY
11 3 (0.094%) SMS
11 3 (0.094%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.094%) SSL
12 2 (0.063%) DMZ
12 2 (0.063%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 340 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 156 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 107 (3.35%) MySQL
4 67 (2.10%) RDBMS
5 59 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
7 51 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 49 (1.53%) Oracle Database
9 46 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 34 (1.06%) MS Access
11 30 (0.94%) Data Mining
12 25 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 24 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
14 22 (0.69%) RavenDB
14 22 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
15 20 (0.63%) MongoDB
15 20 (0.63%) NoSQL
16 18 (0.56%) QlikView
17 16 (0.50%) Big Data
18 15 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 893 (27.93%) Selenium
2 379 (11.85%) WebDriver
3 370 (11.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 369 (11.54%) JIRA
5 275 (8.60%) Cucumber
6 174 (5.44%) JMeter
7 169 (5.29%) JUnit
8 145 (4.54%) LoadRunner
8 145 (4.54%) Jenkins
9 138 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 118 (3.69%) Visual Studio
11 113 (3.53%) WATIR
12 105 (3.28%) Git (software)
13 98 (3.07%) NUnit
14 97 (3.03%) Subversion
15 96 (3.00%) SpecFlow
16 77 (2.41%) JBehave
17 73 (2.28%) SoapUI
18 62 (1.94%) TeamCity
18 62 (1.94%) Hudson
General
1 819 (25.62%) Finance
2 220 (6.88%) Retail
3 182 (5.69%) Banking
4 100 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 63 (1.97%) Back Office
6 51 (1.60%) Marketing
7 41 (1.28%) Legal
8 36 (1.13%) Investment Banking
9 35 (1.09%) Front Office
10 34 (1.06%) Financial Institution
10 34 (1.06%) Retail Banking
11 33 (1.03%) Games
12 23 (0.72%) Advertising
13 22 (0.69%) Publishing
14 21 (0.66%) Electronics
15 20 (0.63%) Law
16 19 (0.59%) Automotive
17 14 (0.44%) Billing
18 13 (0.41%) Manufacturing
19 11 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1395 (43.63%) Analyst
2 930 (29.09%) Test Analyst
3 494 (15.45%) Tester
4 312 (9.76%) Test Engineer
5 278 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 265 (8.29%) QA Engineer
7 238 (7.44%) Developer
8 171 (5.35%) Consultant
8 171 (5.35%) Test Leader
9 168 (5.25%) Senior Analyst
10 156 (4.88%) QA Analyst
11 155 (4.85%) Automation Engineer
12 151 (4.72%) Software Tester
13 139 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
14 117 (3.66%) Test Manager
15 116 (3.63%) Test Consultant
16 103 (3.22%) Software Engineer
17 97 (3.03%) Automation Analyst
18 96 (3.00%) QA Tester
19 85 (2.66%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (12.79%) .NET
2 320 (10.01%) Web Services
3 246 (7.69%) HTML
4 224 (7.01%) XML
5 162 (5.07%) CSS
6 130 (4.07%) Gherkin
7 121 (3.78%) SOAP
8 117 (3.66%) ASP.NET
9 94 (2.94%) RESTful
10 80 (2.50%) REST
11 78 (2.44%) jQuery
12 66 (2.06%) .NET Framework
13 61 (1.91%) J2EE
14 45 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
15 42 (1.31%) WCF
16 37 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 36 (1.13%) LAMP
18 35 (1.09%) Flash
19 34 (1.06%) WPF
20 33 (1.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 419 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 201 (6.29%) Open Source
3 126 (3.94%) Mobile App
4 113 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 111 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 67 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
7 64 (2.00%) Client/Server
8 61 (1.91%) Mathematics
9 60 (1.88%) User Experience
10 58 (1.81%) Fixed Income
10 58 (1.81%) Equities
11 39 (1.22%) Life Science
12 31 (0.97%) Blog
12 31 (0.97%) Derivative
13 28 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 26 (0.81%) Mainframe
15 23 (0.72%) iPhone
16 20 (0.63%) Data Structures
17 19 (0.59%) Hedge funds
17 19 (0.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 370 (11.57%) Windows
2 193 (6.04%) Linux
3 157 (4.91%) UNIX
4 76 (2.38%) Android
5 63 (1.97%) Apple iOS
6 54 (1.69%) Windows XP
7 49 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 31 (0.97%) Solaris
10 22 (0.69%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.22%) Windows 2000
12 6 (0.19%) AIX
13 5 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.13%) Debian
14 4 (0.13%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.094%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.094%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.031%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1336 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 609 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 575 (17.99%) Software Testing
4 565 (17.67%) Automated Testing
5 554 (17.33%) Test Automation
6 489 (15.30%) Manual Testing
7 436 (13.64%) Scrum
8 412 (12.89%) Regression Testing
9 410 (12.82%) Test Strategy
10 372 (11.64%) TDD
11 350 (10.95%) BDD
12 302 (9.45%) Automation Testing
13 267 (8.35%) Performance Testing
14 263 (8.23%) Project Management
15 229 (7.16%) Continuous Integration
16 223 (6.98%) Test Management
16 223 (6.98%) Business Analysis
17 211 (6.60%) E-Commerce
18 187 (5.85%) Integration Testing
19 174 (5.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1070 (33.47%) SQL
2 610 (19.08%) Java
3 481 (15.05%) C#
4 341 (10.67%) JavaScript
5 207 (6.47%) Ruby
6 147 (4.60%) Python
7 119 (3.72%) PHP
8 85 (2.66%) T-SQL
9 82 (2.56%) PL/SQL
10 76 (2.38%) C
11 73 (2.28%) C++
12 66 (2.06%) VB
13 57 (1.78%) VB.NET
14 50 (1.56%) Perl
15 43 (1.35%) Shell Script
16 36 (1.13%) VBScript
17 21 (0.66%) PowerShell
18 20 (0.63%) Bash Shell
19 13 (0.41%) VBA
20 11 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 781 (24.43%) ISEB
2 517 (16.17%) Degree
3 422 (13.20%) ISTQB
4 238 (7.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 163 (5.10%) Security Cleared
6 99 (3.10%) SC Cleared
7 40 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 35 (1.09%) DV Cleared
9 26 (0.81%) HND
10 18 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 13 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.41%) PhD
11 13 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.34%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.34%) HP ASE
13 7 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (0.22%) PMP
14 5 (0.16%) MCSE
14 5 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1160 (36.28%) QA
2 43 (1.35%) SLA
3 17 (0.53%) GAMP
4 15 (0.47%) EMIR
4 15 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
5 14 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.41%) UCITS
7 5 (0.16%) MiFID
7 5 (0.16%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.16%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.13%) FATCA
8 4 (0.13%) COBIT
8 4 (0.13%) HL7
9 3 (0.094%) GAAP
9 3 (0.094%) GCP
9 3 (0.094%) GMP
9 3 (0.094%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.031%) Basel II
System Software
1 55 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 35 (1.09%) XenApp
3 31 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.38%) XenDesktop
5 11 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.31%) vSphere
7 6 (0.19%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (0.19%) Firmware
8 4 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.094%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.031%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.031%) Cygwin
10 1 (0.031%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.031%) KVM
10 1 (0.031%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 357 (11.17%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (0.69%) HP SIM
2 22 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
3 12 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 11 (0.34%) Netcool
5 9 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (0.19%) Control-M
7 5 (0.16%) WSUS
7 5 (0.16%) SCCM
8 3 (0.094%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.063%) Nessus
9 2 (0.063%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.031%) Nagios
10 1 (0.031%) TIBCO Hawk
10 1 (0.031%) Oozie
10 1 (0.031%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.031%) Puppet
10 1 (0.031%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 407 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 271 (8.48%) HP
3 270 (8.45%) Oracle
4 72 (2.25%) Citrix
5 67 (2.10%) SAP
6 66 (2.06%) VMware
7 43 (1.35%) IBM
8 40 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
9 28 (0.88%) Endeca
10 27 (0.84%) Cisco
11 26 (0.81%) RedPrairie
12 25 (0.78%) Adobe
12 25 (0.78%) Cognos
13 22 (0.69%) SolarWinds
13 22 (0.69%) Kaseya
14 20 (0.63%) Fujitsu
15 19 (0.59%) CODA
16 16 (0.50%) Siebel
17 15 (0.47%) Bloomberg
18 14 (0.44%) Capita
Milton, Cambridgeshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Maximise IT Solutions Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
CDK Group
Salary: Compeit
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22 - £27 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: TO £35000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35,000-£40,000 pa (pro rata)
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum and bonus (10-20%) and good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday