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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 203 202 198
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1499 1669 1465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.50% 1.52% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.86% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1233 1422 1239
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
83174 89930 81696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.46% 82.01% 80.22%
Number of salaries quoted 68342 73659 67938
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -25 512 £47,500 - 57
South East +13 338 £42,500 +21.42% 33
Yorkshire -11 182 £33,000 +1.53% 11
East of England -4 138 £45,000 +12.50% 10
West Midlands +26 110 £32,500 +3.17% 12
North West +11 102 £32,500 -7.14% 16
South West +4 91 £35,000 -12.50% 18
East Midlands -17 20 £30,000 -7.69% 6
North East -8 7 £32,500 -15.58% 1
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1285 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1130 (38.80%) QA
3 1013 (34.79%) SQL
4 803 (27.58%) Finance
5 794 (27.27%) Selenium
6 706 (24.24%) ISEB
7 646 (22.18%) Java
8 584 (20.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 564 (19.37%) Software Testing
10 537 (18.44%) Automated Testing
11 527 (18.10%) Test Automation
12 504 (17.31%) C#
13 469 (16.11%) ISTQB
14 456 (15.66%) Manual Testing
15 431 (14.80%) Regression Testing
16 410 (14.08%) .NET
17 397 (13.63%) Scrum
18 388 (13.32%) Microsoft
19 381 (13.08%) Degree
20 349 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
21 342 (11.74%) Test Strategy
22 341 (11.71%) WebDriver
23 316 (10.85%) SQL Server
24 297 (10.20%) Project Management
25 288 (9.89%) Performance Testing
26 278 (9.55%) Integration Testing
27 275 (9.44%) JIRA
28 272 (9.34%) BDD
29 271 (9.31%) Oracle
30 266 (9.13%) Windows

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 76 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 35 (1.20%) IIS
3 30 (1.03%) WebSphere
4 19 (0.65%) CMS
5 17 (0.58%) WebLogic
6 14 (0.48%) Apache Solr
7 11 (0.38%) SAS
8 9 (0.31%) WebSphere Portal
8 9 (0.31%) ArcGIS
9 8 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.21%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.17%) Apache
13 4 (0.14%) JBoss
13 4 (0.14%) Commerce Server
13 4 (0.14%) WordPress
13 4 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.10%) Confluence
14 3 (0.10%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 234 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 135 (4.64%) MS Office
3 45 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.82%) MS Project
5 19 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.034%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.034%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.034%) Windchill
7 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 62 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
4 15 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 15 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
4 15 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 14 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
7 10 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
7 10 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
8 9 (0.31%) Summit
9 7 (0.24%) ResourceLink
10 6 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (0.21%) SAP CO
10 6 (0.21%) JDE OneWorld
10 6 (0.21%) SAP R/3
10 6 (0.21%) SAP FI
10 6 (0.21%) SAP Retail
11 5 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 43 (1.48%) SaaS
2 24 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.17%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.10%) Heroku
6 2 (0.069%) Office 365
7 1 (0.034%) GitHub
7 1 (0.034%) IaaS
7 1 (0.034%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.034%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.034%) PaaS
7 1 (0.034%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.65%) HTTP
2 38 (1.30%) Internet
3 32 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.34%) Skype
5 8 (0.27%) Firewall
5 8 (0.27%) Wireshark
6 7 (0.24%) Unified Communications
7 6 (0.21%) Wireless
7 6 (0.21%) DNS
7 6 (0.21%) LTE
8 5 (0.17%) SSL
8 5 (0.17%) ATM
9 4 (0.14%) Network Security
10 3 (0.10%) 3G
10 3 (0.10%) DHCP
10 3 (0.10%) VPN
11 2 (0.069%) 2.5G
11 2 (0.069%) Broadband
11 2 (0.069%) GPRS
11 2 (0.069%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 103 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
3 83 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (2.30%) Relational Database
5 60 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 50 (1.72%) MySQL
7 39 (1.34%) Oracle Database
8 34 (1.17%) Big Data
9 27 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (0.76%) DB2
12 20 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 19 (0.65%) RDBMS
14 16 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (0.41%) MS Access
15 12 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
16 10 (0.34%) Cognos Impromptu
16 10 (0.34%) OLAP
16 10 (0.34%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 794 (27.27%) Selenium
2 341 (11.71%) WebDriver
3 275 (9.44%) JIRA
4 240 (8.24%) QuickTest Pro
5 203 (6.97%) Cucumber
6 136 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 125 (4.29%) Visual Studio
8 122 (4.19%) LoadRunner
9 102 (3.50%) JMeter
9 102 (3.50%) SpecFlow
10 92 (3.16%) JUnit
11 91 (3.13%) SoapUI
12 90 (3.09%) Jenkins
13 74 (2.54%) Eclipse
14 58 (1.99%) TestNG
15 57 (1.96%) Subversion
16 51 (1.75%) Maven
17 48 (1.65%) JBehave
18 45 (1.55%) NUnit
19 37 (1.27%) FitNesse
General
1 803 (27.58%) Finance
2 242 (8.31%) Banking
3 203 (6.97%) Retail
4 82 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 62 (2.13%) Games
6 44 (1.51%) Investment Banking
7 36 (1.24%) Legal
8 33 (1.13%) Marketing
9 32 (1.10%) Law
10 31 (1.06%) Back Office
10 31 (1.06%) Billing
11 27 (0.93%) Financial Institution
12 23 (0.79%) Military
12 23 (0.79%) Manufacturing
13 19 (0.65%) Advertising
14 18 (0.62%) Aerospace
14 18 (0.62%) Automotive
15 15 (0.52%) Retail Banking
15 15 (0.52%) General Ledger
16 13 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1345 (46.19%) Analyst
2 939 (32.25%) Test Analyst
3 609 (20.91%) Tester
4 267 (9.17%) Business Analyst
5 231 (7.93%) Test Engineer
6 211 (7.25%) Developer
7 207 (7.11%) Software Tester
8 179 (6.15%) QA Engineer
9 168 (5.77%) QA Analyst
10 148 (5.08%) Consultant
11 141 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
12 115 (3.95%) Test Leader
13 108 (3.71%) Test Manager
13 108 (3.71%) Automation Tester
14 104 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
15 103 (3.54%) QA Tester
16 99 (3.40%) Software Engineer
17 69 (2.37%) Systems Analyst
18 67 (2.30%) Test Consultant
19 65 (2.23%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 410 (14.08%) .NET
2 233 (8.00%) HTML
3 200 (6.87%) XML
4 193 (6.63%) Web Services
5 131 (4.50%) ASP.NET
6 103 (3.54%) CSS
7 87 (2.99%) Gherkin
8 63 (2.16%) SOAP
9 54 (1.85%) .NET Framework
10 53 (1.82%) jQuery
11 50 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (1.61%) J2EE
13 36 (1.24%) RESTful
13 36 (1.24%) REST
14 27 (0.93%) HTML5
15 26 (0.89%) LAMP
16 24 (0.82%) WCF
17 22 (0.76%) WinForms
18 20 (0.69%) Backbone.js
18 20 (0.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 349 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (4.50%) Computer Science
3 121 (4.16%) Management Information System
4 95 (3.26%) Open Source
5 80 (2.75%) Mobile App
6 60 (2.06%) User Experience
7 48 (1.65%) Client/Server
8 44 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (1.13%) Replication
10 27 (0.93%) Derivative
11 25 (0.86%) Mathematics
12 24 (0.82%) iPhone
13 23 (0.79%) Fixed Income
14 20 (0.69%) iPad
15 19 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 18 (0.62%) Data Integration
16 18 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
17 17 (0.58%) Equities
17 17 (0.58%) GIS
17 17 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 266 (9.13%) Windows
2 160 (5.49%) UNIX
3 152 (5.22%) Linux
4 86 (2.95%) Android
5 67 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 28 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (0.79%) Windows XP
8 21 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 21 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (0.55%) Windows 8
9 16 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (0.48%) Windows 2000
11 8 (0.27%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.10%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.069%) Debian
14 2 (0.069%) VMS
14 2 (0.069%) Solaris
14 2 (0.069%) CentOS
14 2 (0.069%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1285 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
2 584 (20.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 564 (19.37%) Software Testing
4 537 (18.44%) Automated Testing
5 527 (18.10%) Test Automation
6 456 (15.66%) Manual Testing
7 431 (14.80%) Regression Testing
8 397 (13.63%) Scrum
9 342 (11.74%) Test Strategy
10 297 (10.20%) Project Management
11 288 (9.89%) Performance Testing
12 278 (9.55%) Integration Testing
13 272 (9.34%) BDD
14 265 (9.10%) Automation Testing
15 259 (8.89%) TDD
16 242 (8.31%) Waterfall
17 194 (6.66%) Test Management
18 188 (6.46%) User Stories
19 186 (6.39%) E-Commerce
20 180 (6.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1013 (34.79%) SQL
2 646 (22.18%) Java
3 504 (17.31%) C#
4 260 (8.93%) JavaScript
5 145 (4.98%) C++
6 121 (4.16%) C
7 111 (3.81%) Python
8 89 (3.06%) T-SQL
9 78 (2.68%) Ruby
10 69 (2.37%) PHP
11 62 (2.13%) VB
12 60 (2.06%) Perl
13 51 (1.75%) PL/SQL
14 24 (0.82%) VB.NET
15 19 (0.65%) VBScript
16 16 (0.55%) Shell Script
17 14 (0.48%) TypeScript
18 12 (0.41%) VBA
19 10 (0.34%) Objective-C
19 10 (0.34%) VB6
Qualifications
1 706 (24.24%) ISEB
2 469 (16.11%) ISTQB
3 381 (13.08%) Degree
4 266 (9.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 124 (4.26%) Security Cleared
6 66 (2.27%) SC Cleared
7 43 (1.48%) DV Cleared
8 30 (1.03%) CISA
8 30 (1.03%) CISSP
8 30 (1.03%) HND
9 25 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (0.79%) PMI Certification
11 18 (0.62%) PMP
12 13 (0.45%) MCSE
13 11 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
14 9 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 9 (0.31%) APMP
14 9 (0.31%) MCSA
15 8 (0.27%) HP ASE
16 7 (0.24%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1130 (38.80%) QA
2 18 (0.62%) SLA
3 12 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.14%) HL7
7 3 (0.10%) FATCA
7 3 (0.10%) DICOM
8 2 (0.069%) MiFID
8 2 (0.069%) WAI
9 1 (0.034%) EMIR
9 1 (0.034%) COBIT
9 1 (0.034%) Basel II
9 1 (0.034%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 26 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.34%) vSphere
4 4 (0.14%) KVM
5 3 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.10%) XenApp
6 2 (0.069%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.069%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.034%) Firmware
7 1 (0.034%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.034%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 176 (6.04%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.10%) Oozie
3 3 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.10%) Capistrano
3 3 (0.10%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (0.10%) SCCM
4 2 (0.069%) Puppet
5 1 (0.034%) nmon
5 1 (0.034%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.034%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.034%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 388 (13.32%) Microsoft
2 271 (9.31%) Oracle
3 193 (6.63%) HP
4 65 (2.23%) SAP
5 51 (1.75%) IBM
6 31 (1.06%) VMware
7 24 (0.82%) Capita
8 20 (0.69%) Citrix
9 18 (0.62%) Cognos
10 15 (0.52%) Telerik
11 14 (0.48%) Business Objects
12 13 (0.45%) ATG
13 11 (0.38%) Laserfiche
13 11 (0.38%) Google
13 11 (0.38%) BT
14 10 (0.34%) Siebel
14 10 (0.34%) Charles River
14 10 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (0.34%) Fujitsu
14 10 (0.34%) hybris
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 8% pens, 25 days hols, insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance, 25 days hols
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita IT Professional Services
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £28815 - £39550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Cordant Group PLC
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago