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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 199 188 182
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1584 1703 1633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.54% 1.53% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.86% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1439 1353
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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
85686 91392 83126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.21% 82.07% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 70001 74313 69088
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 £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 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 4 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 -33 518 £50,000 +5.26% 73
South East +29 358 £41,500 +18.57% 34
Yorkshire +3 214 £32,500 - 11
East of England -5 137 £45,000 +12.50% 12
North West +30 124 £32,500 -7.14% 10
West Midlands +40 113 £32,500 - 7
South West 0 99 £35,000 -12.50% 15
East Midlands -25 19 £35,750 +5.92% 7
North East -14 7 £26,875 -30.19% 1
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 1330 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
2 1118 (37.29%) QA
3 1024 (34.16%) SQL
4 813 (27.12%) Selenium
5 796 (26.55%) Finance
6 726 (24.22%) ISEB
7 649 (21.65%) Java
8 608 (20.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 585 (19.51%) Software Testing
10 557 (18.58%) Test Automation
11 543 (18.11%) Automated Testing
12 517 (17.24%) C#
13 506 (16.88%) ISTQB
14 457 (15.24%) Manual Testing
15 441 (14.71%) Regression Testing
16 433 (14.44%) .NET
17 407 (13.58%) Microsoft
18 403 (13.44%) Scrum
19 376 (12.54%) Degree
20 360 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
21 349 (11.64%) WebDriver
22 339 (11.31%) Test Strategy
23 316 (10.54%) SQL Server
24 297 (9.91%) Project Management
25 294 (9.81%) Performance Testing
26 288 (9.61%) BDD
26 288 (9.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
27 287 (9.57%) Windows
28 285 (9.51%) JIRA
29 279 (9.31%) JavaScript

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 77 (2.57%) SharePoint
2 35 (1.17%) IIS
3 28 (0.93%) WebSphere
4 20 (0.67%) CMS
5 16 (0.53%) WebLogic
6 14 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
6 14 (0.47%) Apache Solr
7 10 (0.33%) SAS
8 8 (0.27%) ArcGIS
8 8 (0.27%) WebSphere Portal
9 7 (0.23%) Commerce Server
10 6 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.20%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.17%) Apache
12 4 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.13%) WordPress
13 3 (0.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 235 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 130 (4.34%) MS Office
3 43 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 29 (0.97%) MS Project
5 20 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.033%) Mingle
7 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.033%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.033%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 67 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
4 18 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
4 18 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
4 18 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
5 14 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
6 13 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
6 13 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
7 11 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
8 9 (0.30%) Summit
9 7 (0.23%) SAP Retail
9 7 (0.23%) SAP CO
9 7 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (0.23%) SAP FI
10 6 (0.20%) SAP R/3
10 6 (0.20%) ResourceLink
10 6 (0.20%) Markit EDM
11 5 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 40 (1.33%) SaaS
2 22 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.17%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.10%) Heroku
7 2 (0.067%) Office 365
7 2 (0.067%) PaaS
8 1 (0.033%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.033%) IaaS
8 1 (0.033%) GitHub
8 1 (0.033%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.033%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.033%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 51 (1.70%) HTTP
2 40 (1.33%) Internet
3 32 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.33%) Firewall
5 9 (0.30%) Wireshark
5 9 (0.30%) WAN
5 9 (0.30%) LAN
6 8 (0.27%) DNS
7 5 (0.17%) Unified Communications
7 5 (0.17%) ATM
7 5 (0.17%) SSL
8 4 (0.13%) Skype
8 4 (0.13%) Network Security
9 3 (0.10%) LTE
9 3 (0.10%) Wireless
9 3 (0.10%) VPN
9 3 (0.10%) 3G
10 2 (0.067%) WebEx
10 2 (0.067%) MPLS
10 2 (0.067%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (10.54%) SQL Server
2 94 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
3 79 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 64 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 56 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (1.50%) MySQL
7 42 (1.40%) Oracle Database
8 27 (0.90%) Big Data
8 27 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
10 21 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (0.70%) RDBMS
10 21 (0.70%) DB2
11 18 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 11 (0.37%) OLAP
12 11 (0.37%) MS Access
12 11 (0.37%) Oracle ODI
13 10 (0.33%) OLTP
13 10 (0.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 813 (27.12%) Selenium
2 349 (11.64%) WebDriver
3 285 (9.51%) JIRA
4 263 (8.77%) QuickTest Pro
5 202 (6.74%) Cucumber
6 147 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 138 (4.60%) Visual Studio
8 132 (4.40%) LoadRunner
9 103 (3.44%) JUnit
10 99 (3.30%) Jenkins
11 98 (3.27%) JMeter
11 98 (3.27%) SpecFlow
12 87 (2.90%) SoapUI
13 70 (2.33%) Eclipse
14 61 (2.03%) JBehave
15 59 (1.97%) Subversion
16 57 (1.90%) TestNG
17 54 (1.80%) Maven
18 52 (1.73%) NUnit
19 45 (1.50%) Git (software)
General
1 796 (26.55%) Finance
2 241 (8.04%) Banking
3 209 (6.97%) Retail
4 79 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 64 (2.13%) Games
6 44 (1.47%) Legal
7 39 (1.30%) Investment Banking
8 38 (1.27%) Marketing
9 36 (1.20%) Military
10 32 (1.07%) Back Office
11 29 (0.97%) Law
12 27 (0.90%) Billing
13 25 (0.83%) Financial Institution
14 24 (0.80%) Aerospace
15 22 (0.73%) Manufacturing
16 20 (0.67%) Automotive
17 19 (0.63%) Advertising
18 15 (0.50%) General Ledger
19 14 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
19 14 (0.47%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1424 (47.50%) Analyst
2 996 (33.22%) Test Analyst
3 611 (20.38%) Tester
4 276 (9.21%) Business Analyst
5 240 (8.01%) Test Engineer
6 221 (7.37%) Developer
7 209 (6.97%) Software Tester
8 179 (5.97%) QA Engineer
9 163 (5.44%) QA Analyst
10 153 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
11 140 (4.67%) Consultant
12 120 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
13 119 (3.97%) Test Leader
14 110 (3.67%) Test Manager
15 103 (3.44%) Automation Tester
16 102 (3.40%) Software Engineer
17 101 (3.37%) QA Tester
18 71 (2.37%) Test Consultant
19 69 (2.30%) Automation Engineer
20 68 (2.27%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 433 (14.44%) .NET
2 236 (7.87%) HTML
3 203 (6.77%) XML
4 200 (6.67%) Web Services
5 131 (4.37%) ASP.NET
6 107 (3.57%) CSS
7 85 (2.84%) Gherkin
8 66 (2.20%) SOAP
9 57 (1.90%) jQuery
10 55 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 54 (1.80%) .NET Framework
12 46 (1.53%) J2EE
13 41 (1.37%) REST
14 36 (1.20%) RESTful
15 27 (0.90%) WCF
16 25 (0.83%) HTML5
16 25 (0.83%) WinForms
16 25 (0.83%) LAMP
17 21 (0.70%) Ajax
18 19 (0.63%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 360 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 120 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 105 (3.50%) Open Source
5 81 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 51 (1.70%) User Experience
7 47 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 44 (1.47%) Client/Server
9 35 (1.17%) Replication
10 30 (1.00%) iPhone
11 29 (0.97%) iPad
11 29 (0.97%) Derivative
12 24 (0.80%) Mathematics
12 24 (0.80%) Data Structures
13 22 (0.73%) Fixed Income
14 20 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (0.63%) Data Integration
15 19 (0.63%) GIS
16 17 (0.57%) N-Tier
17 16 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 287 (9.57%) Windows
2 164 (5.47%) UNIX
3 154 (5.14%) Linux
4 91 (3.04%) Android
5 76 (2.54%) Apple iOS
6 30 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (0.97%) Windows XP
8 26 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (0.80%) Windows 7
10 16 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 14 (0.47%) Windows 2000
13 7 (0.23%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.17%) AIX
15 4 (0.13%) Solaris
15 4 (0.13%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.067%) VMS
16 2 (0.067%) Debian
17 1 (0.033%) CentOS
17 1 (0.033%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1330 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
2 608 (20.28%) User Acceptance Testing
3 585 (19.51%) Software Testing
4 557 (18.58%) Test Automation
5 543 (18.11%) Automated Testing
6 457 (15.24%) Manual Testing
7 441 (14.71%) Regression Testing
8 403 (13.44%) Scrum
9 339 (11.31%) Test Strategy
10 297 (9.91%) Project Management
11 294 (9.81%) Performance Testing
12 288 (9.61%) BDD
13 276 (9.21%) TDD
14 273 (9.11%) Integration Testing
15 263 (8.77%) Automation Testing
16 257 (8.57%) Waterfall
17 204 (6.80%) E-Commerce
18 203 (6.77%) Test Management
19 197 (6.57%) Business Analysis
20 192 (6.40%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1024 (34.16%) SQL
2 649 (21.65%) Java
3 517 (17.24%) C#
4 279 (9.31%) JavaScript
5 138 (4.60%) C++
6 124 (4.14%) C
7 105 (3.50%) Python
8 85 (2.84%) T-SQL
9 80 (2.67%) Ruby
10 64 (2.13%) VB
11 62 (2.07%) PHP
12 60 (2.00%) Perl
13 48 (1.60%) PL/SQL
14 25 (0.83%) VB.NET
15 21 (0.70%) VBScript
16 18 (0.60%) Shell Script
17 16 (0.53%) Objective-C
18 14 (0.47%) TypeScript
18 14 (0.47%) VBA
18 14 (0.47%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 726 (24.22%) ISEB
2 506 (16.88%) ISTQB
3 376 (12.54%) Degree
4 288 (9.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 134 (4.47%) Security Cleared
6 71 (2.37%) SC Cleared
7 46 (1.53%) DV Cleared
8 30 (1.00%) CISA
8 30 (1.00%) HND
8 30 (1.00%) CISSP
9 26 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (0.73%) PMI Certification
11 17 (0.57%) PMP
12 12 (0.40%) MCSE
13 10 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
14 9 (0.30%) MCSA
14 9 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 8 (0.27%) HP ASE
16 6 (0.20%) IBM Certification
17 5 (0.17%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1118 (37.29%) QA
2 19 (0.63%) SLA
3 10 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.13%) HL7
7 3 (0.10%) FATCA
7 3 (0.10%) DICOM
8 2 (0.067%) Basel II
8 2 (0.067%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.067%) WAI
8 2 (0.067%) MiFID
9 1 (0.033%) COBIT
9 1 (0.033%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.033%) EMIR
System Software
1 30 (1.00%) Active Directory
1 30 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.47%) vSphere
3 4 (0.13%) Cygwin
3 4 (0.13%) XenApp
3 4 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.067%) KVM
4 2 (0.067%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.067%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.033%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.033%) Firmware
5 1 (0.033%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 209 (6.97%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.10%) Capistrano
3 3 (0.10%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.10%) SCCM
3 3 (0.10%) Netcool
3 3 (0.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (0.10%) Oozie
4 2 (0.067%) Control-M
5 1 (0.033%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.033%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (0.033%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.033%) nmon
Vendors
1 407 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 272 (9.07%) Oracle
3 200 (6.67%) HP
4 64 (2.13%) SAP
5 59 (1.97%) IBM
6 34 (1.13%) VMware
7 24 (0.80%) Citrix
8 21 (0.70%) Capita
9 18 (0.60%) ATG
10 15 (0.50%) hybris
11 14 (0.47%) Telerik
12 13 (0.43%) Siebel
12 13 (0.43%) Cognos
13 12 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (0.40%) Business Objects
14 11 (0.37%) Google
14 11 (0.37%) Laserfiche
14 11 (0.37%) BT
15 10 (0.33%) Charles River
15 10 (0.33%) Bloomberg
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