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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 209 201 215
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1467 1719 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.44% 1.53% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.85% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1240 1433 1176
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 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,690 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +6.06%
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
85971 92682 82919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.44% 82.72% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 71068 75748 69069
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,100
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -36 498 £45,000 -5.26% 66
South East -18 304 £43,500 +16.00% 38
Yorkshire -18 156 £32,500 - 16
East of England -3 145 £40,000 - 15
West Midlands +16 102 £32,500 -7.14% 16
North West -1 101 £37,500 +7.14% 28
South West +5 97 £35,000 -12.50% 12
East Midlands +1 52 £32,500 - 7
North East -4 9 £37,500 +8.69% 8
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1326 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1250 (40.96%) QA
3 1054 (34.53%) SQL
4 852 (27.92%) Finance
5 830 (27.20%) Selenium
6 717 (23.49%) ISEB
7 676 (22.15%) Java
8 596 (19.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 583 (19.10%) Software Testing
10 563 (18.45%) Automated Testing
11 560 (18.35%) C#
12 532 (17.43%) Test Automation
13 496 (16.25%) ISTQB
14 484 (15.86%) SDLC
15 466 (15.27%) Manual Testing
16 443 (14.52%) Microsoft
17 436 (14.29%) Regression Testing
18 435 (14.25%) .NET
19 413 (13.53%) Scrum
20 406 (13.30%) Degree
21 391 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
22 359 (11.76%) Test Strategy
23 355 (11.63%) WebDriver
24 353 (11.57%) SQL Server
25 318 (10.42%) Project Management
26 311 (10.19%) JIRA
27 300 (9.83%) Oracle
28 289 (9.47%) Integration Testing
29 288 (9.44%) JavaScript
30 282 (9.24%) Windows

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 66 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 40 (1.31%) IIS
3 30 (0.98%) WebSphere
4 21 (0.69%) CMS
5 18 (0.59%) WebLogic
6 14 (0.46%) Apache Solr
7 13 (0.43%) SAS
8 11 (0.36%) ArcGIS
8 11 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
9 9 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.20%) NetWeaver
12 5 (0.16%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.13%) WordPress
14 3 (0.098%) Drupal
14 3 (0.098%) Confluence
14 3 (0.098%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.098%) JBoss
14 3 (0.098%) Apache
Applications
1 279 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 159 (5.21%) MS Office
3 56 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 44 (1.44%) MS Project
5 20 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.033%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.033%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.033%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 60 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.52%) Oracle Utilities
5 12 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
6 11 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
6 11 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
7 10 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
7 10 (0.33%) Summit
8 9 (0.29%) SAP CRM
9 7 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (0.23%) ResourceLink
9 7 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
10 6 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 5 (0.16%) JDE OneWorld
12 4 (0.13%) SAP R/3
12 4 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 45 (1.47%) SaaS
2 29 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.098%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.066%) Office 365
7 1 (0.033%) GitHub
7 1 (0.033%) IaaS
7 1 (0.033%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.033%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.033%) PaaS
7 1 (0.033%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 51 (1.67%) HTTP
2 45 (1.47%) Internet
3 25 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.56%) Skype
5 10 (0.33%) SAN
6 8 (0.26%) Firewall
6 8 (0.26%) Unified Communications
7 7 (0.23%) LTE
7 7 (0.23%) Wireless
7 7 (0.23%) Wireshark
7 7 (0.23%) DNS
8 3 (0.098%) DHCP
8 3 (0.098%) SSL
8 3 (0.098%) IPv4
8 3 (0.098%) 3G
8 3 (0.098%) FTP
8 3 (0.098%) Network Security
9 2 (0.066%) WebEx
9 2 (0.066%) MPLS
9 2 (0.066%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 116 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 87 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 65 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 63 (2.06%) Relational Database
6 60 (1.97%) MySQL
7 44 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 40 (1.31%) Oracle Database
9 35 (1.15%) Big Data
10 26 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 25 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
12 24 (0.79%) DB2
13 21 (0.69%) MS Access
14 16 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 16 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (0.49%) RDBMS
16 14 (0.46%) Star Schema
16 14 (0.46%) Cognos Impromptu
16 14 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
17 12 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 830 (27.20%) Selenium
2 355 (11.63%) WebDriver
3 311 (10.19%) JIRA
4 229 (7.50%) HP UFT
5 213 (6.98%) Cucumber
6 160 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 126 (4.13%) Visual Studio
8 115 (3.77%) LoadRunner
9 102 (3.34%) SpecFlow
10 101 (3.31%) JMeter
11 92 (3.01%) Jenkins
12 90 (2.95%) SoapUI
13 86 (2.82%) JUnit
14 79 (2.59%) Eclipse
15 73 (2.39%) Subversion
16 60 (1.97%) TestNG
17 52 (1.70%) Maven
18 50 (1.64%) NUnit
19 47 (1.54%) FitNesse
20 40 (1.31%) Bugzilla
General
1 852 (27.92%) Finance
2 253 (8.29%) Banking
3 184 (6.03%) Retail
4 91 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 68 (2.23%) Games
6 49 (1.61%) Investment Banking
7 45 (1.47%) Billing
8 44 (1.44%) Marketing
9 36 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 34 (1.11%) Legal
11 29 (0.95%) Law
11 29 (0.95%) Back Office
12 25 (0.82%) Financial Institution
13 19 (0.62%) Advertising
13 19 (0.62%) Military
14 18 (0.59%) Publishing
15 15 (0.49%) General Ledger
16 13 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 13 (0.43%) Front Office
17 12 (0.39%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 1368 (44.82%) Analyst
2 944 (30.93%) Test Analyst
3 630 (20.64%) Tester
4 287 (9.40%) Business Analyst
5 272 (8.91%) Test Engineer
6 229 (7.50%) Developer
7 223 (7.31%) Software Tester
8 197 (6.45%) QA Analyst
9 176 (5.77%) QA Engineer
10 152 (4.98%) Consultant
11 146 (4.78%) Senior Analyst
12 124 (4.06%) Test Leader
13 121 (3.96%) Test Manager
14 118 (3.87%) Automation Tester
15 112 (3.67%) Software Engineer
16 104 (3.41%) QA Tester
17 102 (3.34%) Senior Test Analyst
18 79 (2.59%) Automation Engineer
19 67 (2.20%) Junior
20 63 (2.06%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 435 (14.25%) .NET
2 268 (8.78%) HTML
3 227 (7.44%) XML
4 187 (6.13%) Web Services
5 152 (4.98%) ASP.NET
6 118 (3.87%) CSS
7 95 (3.11%) Gherkin
8 64 (2.10%) SOAP
9 59 (1.93%) jQuery
10 54 (1.77%) .NET Framework
11 51 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (1.51%) J2EE
13 37 (1.21%) RESTful
14 32 (1.05%) REST
15 28 (0.92%) HTML5
15 28 (0.92%) LAMP
16 24 (0.79%) Backbone.js
16 24 (0.79%) AngularJS
17 23 (0.75%) WCF
18 19 (0.62%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 391 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
2 130 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 111 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 87 (2.85%) Mobile App
5 73 (2.39%) User Experience
6 60 (1.97%) Client/Server
7 43 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (1.02%) Replication
8 31 (1.02%) Mathematics
9 29 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 27 (0.88%) Derivative
11 26 (0.85%) Fixed Income
11 26 (0.85%) iPhone
12 23 (0.75%) Equities
13 22 (0.72%) iPad
14 20 (0.66%) Blog
15 18 (0.59%) Data Integration
16 16 (0.52%) Visualisation
16 16 (0.52%) AS400
16 16 (0.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 282 (9.24%) Windows
2 182 (5.96%) UNIX
3 154 (5.05%) Linux
4 95 (3.11%) Android
5 76 (2.49%) Apple iOS
6 26 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (0.69%) Windows XP
9 15 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.29%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.29%) Windows Vista
12 8 (0.26%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.13%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.098%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.098%) AIX
16 2 (0.066%) Solaris
16 2 (0.066%) VMS
16 2 (0.066%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1326 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
2 596 (19.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 583 (19.10%) Software Testing
4 563 (18.45%) Automated Testing
5 532 (17.43%) Test Automation
6 484 (15.86%) SDLC
7 466 (15.27%) Manual Testing
8 436 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 413 (13.53%) Scrum
10 359 (11.76%) Test Strategy
11 318 (10.42%) Project Management
12 289 (9.47%) Integration Testing
13 279 (9.14%) Automation Testing
14 273 (8.94%) BDD
15 266 (8.72%) Performance Testing
16 261 (8.55%) TDD
17 238 (7.80%) Waterfall
18 210 (6.88%) Test Management
19 203 (6.65%) User Stories
20 186 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1054 (34.53%) SQL
2 676 (22.15%) Java
3 560 (18.35%) C#
4 288 (9.44%) JavaScript
5 153 (5.01%) C++
6 128 (4.19%) C
7 122 (4.00%) Python
8 100 (3.28%) T-SQL
9 88 (2.88%) Ruby
10 80 (2.62%) PHP
11 76 (2.49%) VB
12 66 (2.16%) Perl
13 56 (1.83%) PL/SQL
14 22 (0.72%) VBScript
15 18 (0.59%) VB.NET
16 14 (0.46%) TypeScript
17 13 (0.43%) Shell Script
18 10 (0.33%) VBA
18 10 (0.33%) VB6
18 10 (0.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 717 (23.49%) ISEB
2 496 (16.25%) ISTQB
3 406 (13.30%) Degree
4 275 (9.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 153 (5.01%) Security Cleared
6 77 (2.52%) SC Cleared
7 47 (1.54%) DV Cleared
8 30 (0.98%) CISA
8 30 (0.98%) CISSP
9 29 (0.95%) PMI Certification
10 24 (0.79%) HND
11 23 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 19 (0.62%) PMP
14 13 (0.43%) APMP
15 9 (0.29%) IBM Certification
15 9 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
15 9 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 8 (0.26%) HP ASE
17 7 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1250 (40.96%) QA
2 20 (0.66%) SLA
3 7 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.066%) WAI
6 2 (0.066%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.066%) COREP
6 2 (0.066%) FINREP
6 2 (0.066%) Basel III
7 1 (0.033%) COBIT
7 1 (0.033%) MiFID
7 1 (0.033%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.033%) HL7
7 1 (0.033%) DICOM
System Software
1 23 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.16%) KVM
3 5 (0.16%) vSphere
4 3 (0.098%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.098%) XenApp
4 3 (0.098%) Docker
5 2 (0.066%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.033%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 181 (5.93%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.13%) Puppet
2 4 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.098%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (0.098%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.098%) Oozie
3 3 (0.098%) SCCM
4 1 (0.033%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.033%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.033%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.033%) nmon
Vendors
1 443 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 300 (9.83%) Oracle
3 195 (6.39%) HP
4 72 (2.36%) SAP
5 46 (1.51%) IBM
6 27 (0.88%) VMware
7 25 (0.82%) Capita
8 24 (0.79%) Cognos
8 24 (0.79%) Citrix
9 19 (0.62%) Business Objects
10 14 (0.46%) Google
11 13 (0.43%) Telerik
11 13 (0.43%) WorldPay
12 12 (0.39%) Laserfiche
12 12 (0.39%) Fujitsu
12 12 (0.39%) ESRI
13 10 (0.33%) Progress
14 9 (0.29%) Charles River
14 9 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (0.26%) Sage
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment Midlands Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: £Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £150 - £250 per day + Salary negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HMRC
Salary: From £35,232 to £39,643 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
HMRC
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + commensurate benefits!
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-50k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday