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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 63 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 12 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.89% 1.27% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.77% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 17
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,350 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
516 508 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 81.13% 71.65% 79.93%
Number of salaries quoted 474 457 622
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (56.25%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
4 14 (43.75%) Load Testing
5 13 (40.63%) ISEB
6 12 (37.50%) Windows
7 11 (34.38%) PL/SQL
7 11 (34.38%) QuickTest Pro
7 11 (34.38%) Linux
7 11 (34.38%) Degree
7 11 (34.38%) Open Source
8 10 (31.25%) ISTQB
9 9 (28.13%) JMeter
9 9 (28.13%) MySQL
9 9 (28.13%) Oracle
9 9 (28.13%) System Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Finance
11 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
11 7 (21.88%) Python
11 7 (21.88%) LoadRunner
11 7 (21.88%) Performance Testing
11 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
11 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
12 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
12 6 (18.75%) ITIL
12 6 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
13 5 (15.63%) Firewall

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) MySQL
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.38%) Big Data
3 3 (9.38%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (28.13%) JMeter
3 7 (21.88%) LoadRunner
4 5 (15.63%) Selenium
5 4 (12.50%) JIRA
6 2 (6.25%) Toad
6 2 (6.25%) Ant
6 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.13%) JUnit
7 1 (3.13%) NUnit
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Tester
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Performance Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Hardware Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Hardware Support Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Automated Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Automated Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.13%) Junior
8 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Junior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) Ajax
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Open Source
2 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
3 5 (15.63%) CMDB
4 4 (12.50%) Life Science
5 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
5 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.25%) Chemistry
5 2 (6.25%) Biology
6 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
6 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.25%) Solaris
3 2 (6.25%) UNIX
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
2 14 (43.75%) Load Testing
3 9 (28.13%) System Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
4 7 (21.88%) Performance Testing
5 6 (18.75%) ITIL
5 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
6 5 (15.63%) Cyber Security
7 4 (12.50%) Test Planning
7 4 (12.50%) Test Management
7 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Information Security
8 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Scrum
9 2 (6.25%) V-Model
9 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) PL/SQL
4 7 (21.88%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) ISEB
2 11 (34.38%) Degree
3 10 (31.25%) ISTQB
4 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
Guildford, Surrey
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