The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 10 18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 0 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick - 16.84% 4.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 17.20% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 7
Average salary - £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Test Scripting
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
54 93 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 65.85% 97.89% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 50 87 114
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,250 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £66,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Gatwick region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Gatwick

Test Scripting
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Front Office
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL