The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 193 202 165
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -37
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1658 1423 1841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.52% 1.40% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.77% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1203 1599
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87850 80215 86298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.41% 78.83% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 71317 66263 74099
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
UK

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +17 691 £48,000 +1.05% 76
South East +21 370 £38,500 +10.00% 41
Yorkshire -12 156 £33,250 +2.30% 17
East of England +39 152 £40,500 +15.71% 16
South West -8 90 £37,500 +10.29% 23
North West +14 88 £35,000 +20.68% 14
West Midlands -10 82 £35,000 +9.37% 15
East Midlands -19 60 £30,000 -7.69% 4
North East -10 8 £27,500 - 2
Midlands - 2 £43,750 -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1263 (37.60%) QA
2 1149 (34.21%) SQL
3 936 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
4 857 (25.51%) Selenium
5 850 (25.31%) Finance
6 828 (24.65%) ISEB
7 700 (20.84%) Software Testing
8 693 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 625 (18.61%) Java
10 613 (18.25%) Degree
11 601 (17.89%) Automated Testing
12 560 (16.67%) C#
13 548 (16.31%) .NET
14 541 (16.11%) Test Automation
15 437 (13.01%) ISTQB
16 424 (12.62%) Microsoft
17 423 (12.59%) Scrum
18 421 (12.53%) Test Strategy
19 392 (11.67%) Regression Testing
20 390 (11.61%) SQL Server
21 388 (11.55%) QuickTest Pro
22 385 (11.46%) Manual Testing
23 382 (11.37%) Automation Testing
24 368 (10.96%) TDD
25 361 (10.75%) Windows
26 353 (10.51%) JavaScript
27 341 (10.15%) HP Quality Center
28 331 (9.85%) WebDriver
29 308 (9.17%) Oracle
30 300 (8.93%) BDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 143 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 66 (1.96%) IIS
3 35 (1.04%) Tomcat
4 27 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
5 25 (0.74%) Confluence
6 22 (0.65%) WebSphere
7 20 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 16 (0.48%) CMS
9 14 (0.42%) Apache Solr
9 14 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
11 11 (0.33%) MS Exchange
12 9 (0.27%) Apache
12 9 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
13 8 (0.24%) Commerce Server
14 7 (0.21%) ColdFusion
15 6 (0.18%) GlassFish
16 5 (0.15%) Liferay
16 5 (0.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 263 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 94 (2.80%) MS Office
3 32 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (0.83%) MS Project
5 27 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.089%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.089%) Stata
7 3 (0.089%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.030%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 59 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (0.74%) Magento
4 14 (0.42%) JDE OneWorld
5 12 (0.36%) SAP HR
6 11 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.27%) SAP HCM
8 8 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (0.24%) Fredhopper
8 8 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.21%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 7 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
11 5 (0.15%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 5 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
11 5 (0.15%) SAP FI
11 5 (0.15%) SAP CRM
12 4 (0.12%) Sentinel
12 4 (0.12%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 41 (1.22%) SaaS
2 29 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.51%) Basecamp
4 15 (0.45%) GitHub
5 11 (0.33%) Heroku
5 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.18%) Taleo
7 4 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.030%) PaaS
8 1 (0.030%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (2.35%) Internet
2 42 (1.25%) HTTP
3 34 (1.01%) Wireless
4 31 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 25 (0.74%) LAN
5 25 (0.74%) Firewall
6 14 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (0.42%) Bluetooth
6 14 (0.42%) WAN
7 13 (0.39%) DNS
8 11 (0.33%) ATM
9 9 (0.27%) Intranet
10 8 (0.24%) HTTPS
11 7 (0.21%) 3G
11 7 (0.21%) GSM
12 6 (0.18%) GPRS
12 6 (0.18%) SSL
12 6 (0.18%) SAN
12 6 (0.18%) NFC
13 5 (0.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 163 (4.85%) Relational Database
3 100 (2.98%) MySQL
4 56 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 55 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 49 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 41 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 36 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 36 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 35 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
11 32 (0.95%) MongoDB
12 24 (0.71%) Big Data
12 24 (0.71%) DB2
13 21 (0.63%) Data Mining
14 19 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
15 18 (0.54%) RavenDB
16 17 (0.51%) MS Access
17 16 (0.48%) NoSQL
18 14 (0.42%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 857 (25.51%) Selenium
2 388 (11.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 331 (9.85%) WebDriver
4 280 (8.34%) JIRA
5 248 (7.38%) Cucumber
6 174 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 165 (4.91%) LoadRunner
8 147 (4.38%) Visual Studio
9 144 (4.29%) JMeter
10 129 (3.84%) JUnit
11 124 (3.69%) Jenkins
12 112 (3.33%) NUnit
13 103 (3.07%) SoapUI
14 101 (3.01%) Subversion
15 90 (2.68%) WATIR
16 78 (2.32%) Git (software)
17 70 (2.08%) Hudson
18 61 (1.82%) SpecFlow
19 56 (1.67%) Bugzilla
20 46 (1.37%) WinRunner
General
1 850 (25.31%) Finance
2 238 (7.09%) Retail
3 216 (6.43%) Banking
4 103 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 69 (2.05%) Back Office
6 58 (1.73%) Investment Banking
7 52 (1.55%) Games
8 49 (1.46%) Front Office
9 36 (1.07%) Marketing
10 34 (1.01%) Legal
11 32 (0.95%) Publishing
11 32 (0.95%) Retail Banking
12 26 (0.77%) Electronics
13 24 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 24 (0.71%) Advertising
13 24 (0.71%) Automotive
13 24 (0.71%) Law
14 20 (0.60%) Manufacturing
15 13 (0.39%) Military
15 13 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1563 (46.53%) Analyst
2 1032 (30.72%) Test Analyst
3 546 (16.25%) Tester
4 363 (10.81%) Test Engineer
5 342 (10.18%) Developer
6 298 (8.87%) Business Analyst
7 246 (7.32%) QA Engineer
8 236 (7.03%) QA Analyst
9 170 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
10 169 (5.03%) Software Tester
11 143 (4.26%) Test Leader
12 128 (3.81%) Senior Test Analyst
13 125 (3.72%) Automation Analyst
14 123 (3.66%) Consultant
15 116 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
16 109 (3.25%) Automation Engineer
17 108 (3.22%) Software Engineer
17 108 (3.22%) Automation Test Analyst
18 95 (2.83%) QA Tester
19 92 (2.74%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 548 (16.31%) .NET
2 293 (8.72%) HTML
3 284 (8.45%) Web Services
4 243 (7.23%) XML
5 199 (5.92%) CSS
6 162 (4.82%) ASP.NET
7 160 (4.76%) SOAP
8 124 (3.69%) jQuery
9 114 (3.39%) REST
10 103 (3.07%) Gherkin
11 95 (2.83%) .NET Framework
12 82 (2.44%) WCF
13 71 (2.11%) RESTful
14 56 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 53 (1.58%) CSS3
16 51 (1.52%) HTML5
17 48 (1.43%) WPF
18 44 (1.31%) Middleware
19 43 (1.28%) J2EE
20 41 (1.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 163 (4.85%) Computer Science
2 147 (4.38%) Mobile App
3 138 (4.11%) Open Source
4 137 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 78 (2.32%) Mathematics
6 64 (1.91%) Client/Server
7 58 (1.73%) Equities
8 57 (1.70%) Fixed Income
9 52 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 39 (1.16%) Mainframe
11 38 (1.13%) Blackberry
12 33 (0.98%) Hedge funds
13 29 (0.86%) Life Science
14 27 (0.80%) Statistics
15 25 (0.74%) EPoS
15 25 (0.74%) EFT
16 22 (0.65%) Derivative
17 21 (0.63%) Physics
18 20 (0.60%) Chemistry
18 20 (0.60%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 361 (10.75%) Windows
2 179 (5.33%) Linux
3 153 (4.55%) UNIX
4 124 (3.69%) Android
5 122 (3.63%) Apple iOS
6 27 (0.80%) Windows XP
7 24 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 21 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
10 13 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.36%) Solaris
12 9 (0.27%) Windows Phone
13 8 (0.24%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.24%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.15%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 936 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 700 (20.84%) Software Testing
3 693 (20.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 601 (17.89%) Automated Testing
5 541 (16.11%) Test Automation
6 423 (12.59%) Scrum
7 421 (12.53%) Test Strategy
8 392 (11.67%) Regression Testing
9 385 (11.46%) Manual Testing
10 382 (11.37%) Automation Testing
11 368 (10.96%) TDD
12 300 (8.93%) BDD
13 288 (8.57%) Performance Testing
14 266 (7.92%) Project Management
15 226 (6.73%) E-Commerce
16 214 (6.37%) System Testing
17 210 (6.25%) Integration Testing
17 210 (6.25%) Business Analysis
18 194 (5.78%) Test Management
19 185 (5.51%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1149 (34.21%) SQL
2 625 (18.61%) Java
3 560 (16.67%) C#
4 353 (10.51%) JavaScript
5 184 (5.48%) Ruby
6 168 (5.00%) Python
7 117 (3.48%) VB
8 111 (3.30%) PHP
9 102 (3.04%) C++
10 79 (2.35%) C
11 78 (2.32%) T-SQL
12 71 (2.11%) VBScript
13 67 (1.99%) PL/SQL
14 64 (1.91%) VB.NET
15 58 (1.73%) Perl
16 34 (1.01%) Shell Script
17 20 (0.60%) Groovy
18 19 (0.57%) VBA
18 19 (0.57%) Bash Shell
19 17 (0.51%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 828 (24.65%) ISEB
2 613 (18.25%) Degree
3 437 (13.01%) ISTQB
4 201 (5.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 121 (3.60%) Security Cleared
6 80 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 29 (0.86%) HND
8 22 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 20 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (0.57%) PhD
11 18 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 16 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 9 (0.27%) HP ASE
15 8 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
16 4 (0.12%) HNC
16 4 (0.12%) PMI Certification
17 2 (0.060%) CEH
17 2 (0.060%) Cisco Certification
17 2 (0.060%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1263 (37.60%) QA
2 47 (1.40%) SLA
3 20 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
4 17 (0.51%) EMIR
5 15 (0.45%) UCITS
6 13 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.15%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.089%) FATCA
9 3 (0.089%) Basel III
10 2 (0.060%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.060%) HL7
10 2 (0.060%) MiFID
10 2 (0.060%) GAMP
10 2 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.030%) WAI
11 1 (0.030%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.030%) COREP
11 1 (0.030%) FINREP
11 1 (0.030%) DO-178B
System Software
1 39 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 28 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.77%) XenApp
4 16 (0.48%) XenDesktop
5 14 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.089%) Docker
6 3 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.030%) Xen
7 1 (0.030%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.030%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.030%) vSphere
7 1 (0.030%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.030%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 341 (10.15%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.30%) Tivoli
3 9 (0.27%) HP SIM
3 9 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (0.18%) Netcool
6 4 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.12%) Puppet
7 3 (0.089%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.060%) Nessus
8 2 (0.060%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.030%) Control-M
9 1 (0.030%) Nagios
9 1 (0.030%) TIBCO Hawk
9 1 (0.030%) OpenView
9 1 (0.030%) Oozie
9 1 (0.030%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.030%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 424 (12.62%) Microsoft
2 308 (9.17%) Oracle
3 241 (7.17%) HP
4 91 (2.71%) SAP
5 74 (2.20%) IBM
6 72 (2.14%) Citrix
7 49 (1.46%) VMware
8 30 (0.89%) Endeca
9 27 (0.80%) Adobe
10 24 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (0.68%) Cognos
12 22 (0.65%) RedPrairie
13 18 (0.54%) SunGard
13 18 (0.54%) Bloomberg
14 17 (0.51%) Business Objects
15 15 (0.45%) Capita
16 14 (0.42%) Jaspersoft
16 14 (0.42%) Charles River
17 13 (0.39%) Siebel
17 13 (0.39%) JBoss
City, London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Yoh Company
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 30,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
North London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £29000 - £34000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: £40000 to £43000 per annum - plus 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £35500 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits (BONUS)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday