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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 220 200 213
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1447 1660 1432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.40% 1.50% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.82% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1216 1370 1207
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
87375 91379 83462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.78% 82.78% 81.09%
Number of salaries quoted 72438 74118 68972
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -46 514 £47,500 -1.04% 70
South East -29 273 £42,500 +10.38% 36
Yorkshire -3 168 £35,000 - 18
North West +26 125 £40,000 +14.28% 26
East of England -25 110 £36,000 -12.19% 12
South West -24 89 £35,750 -5.92% 22
East Midlands +22 75 £34,000 +13.33% 6
West Midlands -13 74 £32,500 -7.14% 7
North East -4 16 £36,219 +31.70% 3
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 1303 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
2 1273 (42.21%) QA
3 1015 (33.65%) SQL
4 846 (28.05%) Finance
5 844 (27.98%) Selenium
6 683 (22.65%) Java
7 672 (22.28%) ISEB
8 590 (19.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 581 (19.26%) Software Testing
10 575 (19.06%) C#
11 559 (18.53%) Automated Testing
12 528 (17.51%) SDLC
13 513 (17.01%) Test Automation
14 479 (15.88%) ISTQB
15 468 (15.52%) Microsoft
16 435 (14.42%) Scrum
16 435 (14.42%) Manual Testing
17 426 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
18 418 (13.86%) Regression Testing
18 418 (13.86%) .NET
19 389 (12.90%) Degree
20 364 (12.07%) Test Strategy
21 354 (11.74%) SQL Server
22 341 (11.31%) WebDriver
23 325 (10.78%) JIRA
24 307 (10.18%) Project Management
25 302 (10.01%) MS Excel
26 298 (9.88%) Oracle
27 294 (9.75%) Windows
28 289 (9.58%) BDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 68 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 40 (1.33%) IIS
3 25 (0.83%) WebSphere
4 19 (0.63%) CMS
4 19 (0.63%) WebLogic
5 13 (0.43%) Documentum
5 13 (0.43%) SAS
6 11 (0.36%) ArcGIS
6 11 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
7 10 (0.33%) Apache Solr
8 9 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.20%) NetWeaver
11 4 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.13%) JBoss
11 4 (0.13%) Drupal
12 3 (0.099%) Confluence
12 3 (0.099%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.099%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 302 (10.01%) MS Excel
2 160 (5.31%) MS Office
3 73 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 47 (1.56%) MS Project
5 24 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.033%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 50 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 29 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.60%) Oracle Utilities
4 14 (0.46%) SAP CRM
5 10 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (0.33%) Summit
6 9 (0.30%) SAP MM
6 9 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (0.23%) ResourceLink
9 6 (0.20%) SAP SRM
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
11 4 (0.13%) SAP R/3
11 4 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.39%) SaaS
2 29 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.066%) Office 365
6 1 (0.033%) IaaS
6 1 (0.033%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.033%) PaaS
6 1 (0.033%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.033%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 59 (1.96%) HTTP
2 47 (1.56%) Internet
3 23 (0.76%) Skype
4 21 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.36%) Unified Communications
6 10 (0.33%) SAN
7 8 (0.27%) Wireshark
8 7 (0.23%) Firewall
8 7 (0.23%) Wireless
8 7 (0.23%) LTE
9 6 (0.20%) DNS
10 4 (0.13%) FTP
11 3 (0.099%) DHCP
11 3 (0.099%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.099%) SSL
11 3 (0.099%) IPv4
11 3 (0.099%) 3G
11 3 (0.099%) Network Security
12 2 (0.066%) WebEx
12 2 (0.066%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 107 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
3 67 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 63 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 57 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 53 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 53 (1.76%) MySQL
7 43 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 32 (1.06%) Big Data
9 31 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
10 26 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
11 23 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (0.70%) MS Access
13 19 (0.63%) DB2
14 16 (0.53%) Cognos Impromptu
14 16 (0.53%) Star Schema
15 15 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (0.43%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 844 (27.98%) Selenium
2 341 (11.31%) WebDriver
3 325 (10.78%) JIRA
4 243 (8.06%) HP UFT
5 234 (7.76%) Cucumber
6 169 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 134 (4.44%) Visual Studio
8 122 (4.05%) LoadRunner
9 115 (3.81%) SpecFlow
10 110 (3.65%) JMeter
11 105 (3.48%) SoapUI
12 97 (3.22%) Jenkins
13 94 (3.12%) JUnit
14 85 (2.82%) Eclipse
15 71 (2.35%) Subversion
16 63 (2.09%) TestNG
16 63 (2.09%) FitNesse
17 56 (1.86%) Maven
17 56 (1.86%) NUnit
18 46 (1.53%) Bugzilla
General
1 846 (28.05%) Finance
2 242 (8.02%) Banking
3 157 (5.21%) Retail
4 94 (3.12%) Telecoms
5 69 (2.29%) Games
6 52 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 51 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 38 (1.26%) Marketing
9 37 (1.23%) Billing
10 32 (1.06%) Back Office
11 30 (0.99%) Law
12 29 (0.96%) Legal
13 20 (0.66%) Advertising
13 20 (0.66%) Publishing
14 18 (0.60%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.50%) Military
16 12 (0.40%) Electronics
17 11 (0.36%) Front Office
17 11 (0.36%) Polish Language
18 10 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1284 (42.57%) Analyst
2 879 (29.14%) Test Analyst
3 592 (19.63%) Tester
4 300 (9.95%) Test Engineer
5 286 (9.48%) Business Analyst
6 228 (7.56%) Developer
7 209 (6.93%) QA Analyst
8 207 (6.86%) Software Tester
9 183 (6.07%) QA Engineer
10 153 (5.07%) Senior Analyst
11 139 (4.61%) Consultant
12 135 (4.48%) Test Manager
13 133 (4.41%) Test Leader
14 121 (4.01%) Software Engineer
15 115 (3.81%) Automation Tester
16 111 (3.68%) QA Tester
17 104 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
18 86 (2.85%) Automation Engineer
19 81 (2.69%) QA Test Analyst
20 65 (2.16%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 418 (13.86%) .NET
2 259 (8.59%) HTML
3 240 (7.96%) XML
4 192 (6.37%) Web Services
5 131 (4.34%) ASP.NET
6 117 (3.88%) CSS
7 114 (3.78%) Gherkin
8 71 (2.35%) SOAP
9 60 (1.99%) .NET Framework
10 48 (1.59%) J2EE
11 45 (1.49%) jQuery
12 42 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 36 (1.19%) RESTful
14 32 (1.06%) REST
15 25 (0.83%) LAMP
16 22 (0.73%) Spring
17 21 (0.70%) HTML5
18 20 (0.66%) Mason
18 20 (0.66%) AngularJS
19 19 (0.63%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 426 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 109 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 87 (2.88%) Mobile App
5 76 (2.52%) User Experience
6 68 (2.25%) Client/Server
7 37 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 31 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (0.99%) Fixed Income
9 30 (0.99%) Derivative
10 28 (0.93%) Blog
11 27 (0.90%) Equities
12 26 (0.86%) Mathematics
13 25 (0.83%) Replication
13 25 (0.83%) iPhone
14 23 (0.76%) iPad
15 22 (0.73%) Data Integration
16 19 (0.63%) PMI
17 18 (0.60%) N-Tier
18 17 (0.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 294 (9.75%) Windows
2 177 (5.87%) UNIX
3 151 (5.01%) Linux
4 91 (3.02%) Android
5 76 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 26 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (0.70%) Windows XP
8 16 (0.53%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.40%) Windows Vista
9 12 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.30%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.20%) Windows 2000
11 6 (0.20%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.099%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.099%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.066%) AIX
14 1 (0.033%) Solaris
14 1 (0.033%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1303 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
2 590 (19.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 581 (19.26%) Software Testing
4 559 (18.53%) Automated Testing
5 528 (17.51%) SDLC
6 513 (17.01%) Test Automation
7 435 (14.42%) Manual Testing
7 435 (14.42%) Scrum
8 418 (13.86%) Regression Testing
9 364 (12.07%) Test Strategy
10 307 (10.18%) Project Management
11 289 (9.58%) BDD
12 281 (9.32%) Integration Testing
13 271 (8.99%) Automation Testing
14 270 (8.95%) Performance Testing
15 254 (8.42%) TDD
16 235 (7.79%) Waterfall
17 228 (7.56%) Test Management
18 198 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
19 195 (6.47%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1015 (33.65%) SQL
2 683 (22.65%) Java
3 575 (19.06%) C#
4 276 (9.15%) JavaScript
5 155 (5.14%) C++
6 134 (4.44%) Python
7 122 (4.05%) C
8 106 (3.51%) T-SQL
9 98 (3.25%) Ruby
10 86 (2.85%) PHP
11 75 (2.49%) Perl
12 61 (2.02%) VB
13 53 (1.76%) PL/SQL
14 23 (0.76%) VBScript
15 17 (0.56%) ABAP
16 12 (0.40%) VB.NET
16 12 (0.40%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.33%) TypeScript
17 10 (0.33%) PowerShell
18 9 (0.30%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 672 (22.28%) ISEB
2 479 (15.88%) ISTQB
3 389 (12.90%) Degree
4 277 (9.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 160 (5.31%) Security Cleared
6 83 (2.75%) SC Cleared
7 46 (1.53%) DV Cleared
8 41 (1.36%) PMI Certification
9 30 (0.99%) CISSP
9 30 (0.99%) CISA
10 24 (0.80%) HND
11 23 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 22 (0.73%) PMP
13 18 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 12 (0.40%) APMP
16 10 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (0.30%) IBM Certification
17 9 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
18 7 (0.23%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1273 (42.21%) QA
2 23 (0.76%) SLA
3 8 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.066%) GxP
7 2 (0.066%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.066%) COREP
7 2 (0.066%) FINREP
7 2 (0.066%) Basel III
8 1 (0.033%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.033%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.033%) WAI
8 1 (0.033%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.17%) KVM
4 3 (0.099%) Docker
4 3 (0.099%) XenApp
4 3 (0.099%) vSphere
4 3 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.066%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.033%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.033%) HDFS
6 1 (0.033%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 191 (6.33%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.13%) Puppet
2 4 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.099%) SCCM
3 3 (0.099%) Oozie
3 3 (0.099%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.066%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.033%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.033%) Ansible
Vendors
1 468 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 298 (9.88%) Oracle
3 194 (6.43%) HP
4 88 (2.92%) SAP
5 52 (1.72%) IBM
6 32 (1.06%) VMware
7 28 (0.93%) Cognos
8 22 (0.73%) Capita
9 18 (0.60%) Citrix
10 17 (0.56%) Telerik
11 13 (0.43%) Charles River
12 12 (0.40%) ESRI
12 12 (0.40%) Google
12 12 (0.40%) Fujitsu
13 11 (0.36%) WorldPay
13 11 (0.36%) Progress
13 11 (0.36%) Cisco
14 10 (0.33%) Adobe
15 9 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (0.27%) Laserfiche
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits + Perks
Posted: 17 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Essex
CK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Essex
CK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £350000000 - £500000000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonuses + 25 days holiday
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Evermore Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Base+Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago