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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 2.70% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
79 78 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 71.17% 75.73% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63 61 92
Average salary £45,750 £48,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.67% +21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Front Office
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Web Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification