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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 64 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.22% 0.56% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.68% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 10
Average salary £62,500 £24,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+160.41% -12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £27,200 £32,750
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
557 442 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 84.78% 82.16% 70.42%
Number of salaries quoted 478 385 378
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (85.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) Load Testing
3 12 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (55.00%) Open Source
5 9 (45.00%) QA
5 9 (45.00%) SQL
6 8 (40.00%) Windows
7 7 (35.00%) Test Planning
8 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (25.00%) JMeter
9 5 (25.00%) Degree
9 5 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (25.00%) Oracle
10 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
10 4 (20.00%) Linux
10 4 (20.00%) Life Science
10 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
10 4 (20.00%) Cyber Security
11 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
11 3 (15.00%) JIRA
11 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
11 3 (15.00%) Finance
11 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
11 3 (15.00%) Python
11 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (15.00%) ISEB
11 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
12 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) JMeter
1 5 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (10.00%) Ant
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Tester
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Performance Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) J2EE
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
1 2 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Open Source
2 4 (20.00%) Life Science
3 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Load Testing
2 12 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (35.00%) Test Planning
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Cyber Security
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Data Management
7 2 (10.00%) Test Management
7 2 (10.00%) Analytics
8 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
8 1 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat