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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 67 63 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.08% 2.39% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 2.85% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 3
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £29,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
533 631 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 82.25% 83.80% 75.73%
Number of salaries quoted 478 552 521
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 17 (68.00%) QA
2 15 (60.00%) Java
3 14 (56.00%) Load Testing
4 13 (52.00%) UNIX
4 13 (52.00%) Linux
5 11 (44.00%) SQL
5 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (44.00%) User Stories
5 11 (44.00%) Cyber Security
6 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
7 9 (36.00%) ISEB
8 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
9 7 (28.00%) Selenium
10 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Big Data
11 5 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
11 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
11 5 (20.00%) JIRA
12 4 (16.00%) Workflow
12 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
12 4 (16.00%) JUnit
12 4 (16.00%) System Testing
13 3 (12.00%) Agile Testing
13 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
13 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
13 3 (12.00%) Open Source

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 5 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) JIRA
3 4 (16.00%) JUnit
4 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (12.00%) TestNG
5 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.00%) PHPUnit
5 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.00%) Behat
5 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.00%) JMeter
6 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Analyst
2 12 (48.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Designer
6 2 (8.00%) AWS Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Non-Functional Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) JDBC
2 2 (8.00%) RESTful
2 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) UNIX
1 13 (52.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Load Testing
2 11 (44.00%) User Stories
2 11 (44.00%) Cyber Security
3 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (16.00%) System Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (16.00%) Workflow
8 3 (12.00%) Open Source
8 3 (12.00%) Agile Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.00%) API Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
9 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.00%) BDD
9 2 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Ruby
3 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (36.00%) ISEB
4 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (68.00%) QA
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