The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 64 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.84% 1.22% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 1.49% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 4
Average salary £41,500 £47,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.63% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £27,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £50,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Test Scripting
Surrey

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
553 737 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 78.22% 81.80% 78.71%
Number of salaries quoted 496 616 562
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Guildford

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 18 (75.00%) Load Testing
2 17 (70.83%) Java
3 16 (66.67%) QA
4 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 11 (45.83%) Linux
4 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
5 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) Cyber Security
6 9 (37.50%) UNIX
6 9 (37.50%) Open Source
7 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
8 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
9 6 (25.00%) Big Data
9 6 (25.00%) ISEB
10 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
10 5 (20.83%) User Stories
10 5 (20.83%) Selenium
11 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (16.67%) Degree
11 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
11 4 (16.67%) System Testing
11 4 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
11 4 (16.67%) Workflow
11 4 (16.67%) Test Planning
12 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
12 3 (12.50%) JMeter
12 3 (12.50%) Windows
12 3 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) JMeter
2 3 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) AWS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Performance Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Life Science
3 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Load Testing
2 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
3 10 (41.67%) Cyber Security
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
5 5 (20.83%) User Stories
6 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 4 (16.67%) System Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) Workflow
6 4 (16.67%) Test Planning
7 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Analytics
8 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Data Management
8 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
4 6 (25.00%) ISEB
5 4 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
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