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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 188 190 178
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1655 1482 1832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.55% 1.49% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.84% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1258 1601
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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
87394 80699 88080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.00% 81.13% 79.20%
Number of salaries quoted 70405 66847 75264
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +12 662 £50,000 +5.26% 69
South East -1 373 £38,500 +10.00% 36
East of England +45 156 £40,000 +14.28% 17
Yorkshire -13 138 £33,500 - 15
South West +15 124 £37,500 +10.29% 11
North West -16 95 £35,000 +16.66% 16
West Midlands -26 89 £32,750 -6.42% 5
East Midlands -52 46 £32,500 -13.90% 3
North East -6 5 £27,500 -19.11% 6
Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1529 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1257 (37.27%) QA
3 1146 (33.98%) SQL
4 938 (27.81%) Selenium
5 864 (25.62%) Finance
6 833 (24.70%) ISEB
7 668 (19.80%) Software Testing
8 665 (19.72%) User Acceptance Testing
9 637 (18.89%) Automated Testing
10 613 (18.17%) Java
11 571 (16.93%) Degree
12 553 (16.39%) Test Automation
13 536 (15.89%) C#
14 519 (15.39%) .NET
15 518 (15.36%) Manual Testing
16 499 (14.79%) Scrum
17 489 (14.50%) Regression Testing
18 453 (13.43%) Microsoft
19 440 (13.04%) Test Strategy
20 436 (12.93%) ISTQB
21 423 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
22 406 (12.04%) TDD
23 393 (11.65%) WebDriver
23 393 (11.65%) QuickTest Pro
24 381 (11.30%) JavaScript
25 365 (10.82%) Windows
26 363 (10.76%) JIRA
27 352 (10.44%) SQL Server
28 348 (10.32%) HP Quality Center
29 334 (9.90%) BDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 144 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 76 (2.25%) IIS
3 43 (1.27%) Tomcat
4 30 (0.89%) Confluence
5 25 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
5 25 (0.74%) MS Exchange
6 20 (0.59%) CMS
6 20 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.42%) Apache
9 13 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (0.30%) Apache Solr
11 9 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
11 9 (0.27%) Liferay
11 9 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (0.24%) Commerce Server
12 8 (0.24%) Node.js
13 7 (0.21%) Drupal
14 6 (0.18%) GlassFish
Applications
1 269 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 111 (3.29%) MS Office
3 34 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (0.89%) MS Project
5 27 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.059%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.030%) Casewise Modeler
8 1 (0.030%) Stata
8 1 (0.030%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 52 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.71%) Magento
3 18 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
5 14 (0.42%) SAP HR
5 14 (0.42%) JDE OneWorld
6 9 (0.27%) SAP HCM
7 8 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.24%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 8 (0.24%) Fredhopper
8 7 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.18%) SAP CRM
9 6 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
9 6 (0.18%) Sentinel
10 5 (0.15%) Markit EDM
10 5 (0.15%) Servitor
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 52 (1.54%) SaaS
2 32 (0.95%) GitHub
3 25 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (0.71%) Basecamp
5 11 (0.33%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.24%) Heroku
7 6 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.18%) Taleo
8 4 (0.12%) Force.com
9 3 (0.089%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.059%) PaaS
11 1 (0.030%) IaaS
11 1 (0.030%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 84 (2.49%) Internet
2 64 (1.90%) HTTP
3 35 (1.04%) LAN
4 31 (0.92%) Wireless
5 27 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 24 (0.71%) WAN
7 22 (0.65%) Firewall
8 11 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (0.30%) DNS
10 8 (0.24%) ATM
10 8 (0.24%) Intranet
11 7 (0.21%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.18%) Bluetooth
12 6 (0.18%) 3G
13 5 (0.15%) SAN
13 5 (0.15%) SSL
14 4 (0.12%) LDAP
14 4 (0.12%) SMS
14 4 (0.12%) OSPF
14 4 (0.12%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 352 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 179 (5.31%) Relational Database
3 118 (3.50%) MySQL
4 65 (1.93%) RDBMS
5 55 (1.63%) Oracle Database
6 52 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 48 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 30 (0.89%) MongoDB
11 28 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
12 25 (0.74%) Data Mining
13 24 (0.71%) MS Access
14 23 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 22 (0.65%) RavenDB
16 21 (0.62%) NoSQL
16 21 (0.62%) Big Data
17 19 (0.56%) DB2
18 12 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 938 (27.81%) Selenium
2 393 (11.65%) WebDriver
2 393 (11.65%) QuickTest Pro
3 363 (10.76%) JIRA
4 284 (8.42%) Cucumber
5 190 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 165 (4.89%) JMeter
7 159 (4.71%) LoadRunner
8 157 (4.65%) Jenkins
9 154 (4.57%) Visual Studio
10 149 (4.42%) JUnit
11 116 (3.44%) Subversion
12 114 (3.38%) WATIR
13 105 (3.11%) Git (software)
14 102 (3.02%) NUnit
15 90 (2.67%) SoapUI
16 84 (2.49%) SpecFlow
17 75 (2.22%) Hudson
18 60 (1.78%) JBehave
19 59 (1.75%) Bugzilla
General
1 864 (25.62%) Finance
2 222 (6.58%) Retail
3 194 (5.75%) Banking
4 111 (3.29%) Telecoms
5 69 (2.05%) Back Office
6 53 (1.57%) Marketing
7 48 (1.42%) Games
8 46 (1.36%) Investment Banking
9 43 (1.27%) Front Office
9 43 (1.27%) Legal
10 39 (1.16%) Retail Banking
11 31 (0.92%) Publishing
11 31 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 29 (0.86%) Electronics
13 27 (0.80%) Law
14 21 (0.62%) Advertising
15 18 (0.53%) Automotive
15 18 (0.53%) Manufacturing
16 14 (0.42%) Military
17 13 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1495 (44.32%) Analyst
2 998 (29.59%) Test Analyst
3 543 (16.10%) Tester
4 324 (9.61%) Test Engineer
5 290 (8.60%) Developer
6 289 (8.57%) QA Engineer
7 288 (8.54%) Business Analyst
8 183 (5.43%) QA Analyst
9 179 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
10 177 (5.25%) Software Tester
11 164 (4.86%) Test Leader
12 146 (4.33%) Consultant
13 143 (4.24%) Automation Engineer
14 138 (4.09%) Senior Test Analyst
15 117 (3.47%) Test Manager
15 117 (3.47%) Automation Analyst
16 107 (3.17%) Systems Analyst
16 107 (3.17%) QA Tester
17 105 (3.11%) Automation Test Analyst
18 101 (2.99%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 519 (15.39%) .NET
2 316 (9.37%) HTML
3 312 (9.25%) Web Services
4 229 (6.79%) XML
5 205 (6.08%) CSS
6 155 (4.60%) SOAP
6 155 (4.60%) ASP.NET
7 130 (3.85%) Gherkin
8 127 (3.77%) jQuery
9 99 (2.94%) REST
10 96 (2.85%) RESTful
11 86 (2.55%) .NET Framework
12 70 (2.08%) WCF
13 54 (1.60%) J2EE
14 53 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 53 (1.57%) HTML5
15 44 (1.30%) CSS3
15 44 (1.30%) WPF
16 42 (1.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 38 (1.13%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 423 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
2 187 (5.54%) Open Source
3 151 (4.48%) Mobile App
4 134 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 132 (3.91%) Management Information System
6 71 (2.10%) Mathematics
7 66 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 65 (1.93%) Equities
9 63 (1.87%) User Experience
10 60 (1.78%) Fixed Income
11 55 (1.63%) Client/Server
12 40 (1.19%) Life Science
13 33 (0.98%) Mainframe
14 31 (0.92%) Blog
15 28 (0.83%) Hedge funds
16 25 (0.74%) Derivative
17 23 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 22 (0.65%) Blackberry
19 21 (0.62%) Video on Demand
19 21 (0.62%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 365 (10.82%) Windows
2 181 (5.37%) Linux
3 158 (4.68%) UNIX
4 93 (2.76%) Android
5 87 (2.58%) Apple iOS
6 40 (1.19%) Windows XP
7 33 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (0.92%) Windows 7
9 24 (0.71%) Solaris
10 21 (0.62%) Mac OS X
11 14 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.24%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.21%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.18%) Windows Phone
15 4 (0.12%) Debian
15 4 (0.12%) CentOS
15 4 (0.12%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1529 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 668 (19.80%) Software Testing
3 665 (19.72%) User Acceptance Testing
4 637 (18.89%) Automated Testing
5 553 (16.39%) Test Automation
6 518 (15.36%) Manual Testing
7 499 (14.79%) Scrum
8 489 (14.50%) Regression Testing
9 440 (13.04%) Test Strategy
10 406 (12.04%) TDD
11 334 (9.90%) BDD
12 332 (9.84%) Automation Testing
13 291 (8.63%) Performance Testing
14 290 (8.60%) Project Management
15 249 (7.38%) E-Commerce
16 233 (6.91%) Test Management
17 228 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
18 222 (6.58%) Business Analysis
19 211 (6.26%) Integration Testing
20 189 (5.60%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1146 (33.98%) SQL
2 613 (18.17%) Java
3 536 (15.89%) C#
4 381 (11.30%) JavaScript
5 220 (6.52%) Ruby
6 167 (4.95%) Python
7 137 (4.06%) PHP
8 79 (2.34%) PL/SQL
9 78 (2.31%) T-SQL
10 76 (2.25%) VB
11 75 (2.22%) C++
12 68 (2.02%) C
13 66 (1.96%) VB.NET
14 52 (1.54%) VBScript
15 45 (1.33%) Perl
16 42 (1.25%) Shell Script
17 23 (0.68%) Bash Shell
18 17 (0.50%) PowerShell
19 16 (0.47%) VBA
20 14 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 833 (24.70%) ISEB
2 571 (16.93%) Degree
3 436 (12.93%) ISTQB
4 225 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 140 (4.15%) Security Cleared
6 91 (2.70%) SC Cleared
7 27 (0.80%) HND
8 25 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 24 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 19 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 17 (0.50%) PhD
12 14 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (0.33%) HP ASE
14 9 (0.27%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
15 5 (0.15%) PMP
15 5 (0.15%) MCSE
16 4 (0.12%) CCNA
16 4 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1257 (37.27%) QA
2 47 (1.39%) SLA
3 19 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
4 18 (0.53%) EMIR
5 16 (0.47%) UCITS
6 15 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.36%) GAMP
8 10 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.15%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 4 (0.12%) HL7
10 4 (0.12%) COBIT
11 3 (0.089%) FATCA
11 3 (0.089%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.089%) GCP
11 3 (0.089%) GMP
11 3 (0.089%) GAAP
12 2 (0.059%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.059%) MiFID
12 2 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 38 (1.13%) XenApp
3 34 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 17 (0.50%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.12%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.089%) Docker
6 3 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.059%) vSphere
8 1 (0.030%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.030%) KVM
8 1 (0.030%) Xen
Systems Management
1 348 (10.32%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (0.59%) Cisco UCCX
2 20 (0.59%) HP SIM
3 9 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (0.27%) Tivoli
4 8 (0.24%) Netcool
5 4 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.12%) Puppet
6 3 (0.089%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.089%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.089%) Control-M
7 2 (0.059%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.059%) Nessus
8 1 (0.030%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.030%) WSUS
8 1 (0.030%) SCCM
8 1 (0.030%) Nagios
8 1 (0.030%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 453 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 291 (8.63%) Oracle
3 254 (7.53%) HP
4 86 (2.55%) SAP
5 83 (2.46%) Citrix
6 67 (1.99%) VMware
7 58 (1.72%) IBM
8 38 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
9 37 (1.10%) Adobe
10 34 (1.01%) Endeca
11 29 (0.86%) Cognos
12 26 (0.77%) RedPrairie
13 21 (0.62%) Cisco
14 20 (0.59%) Kaseya
14 20 (0.59%) SolarWinds
15 19 (0.56%) CODA
16 18 (0.53%) Bloomberg
16 18 (0.53%) Capita
17 16 (0.47%) Siebel
18 15 (0.44%) Google
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 26k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + bonus + health + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
North London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + outstanding benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday