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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 66 59 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.55% 2.59% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 3.06% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 10
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,500 £52,750
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
531 556 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 82.20% 84.76% 74.03%
Number of salaries quoted 478 488 518
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 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 16 (69.57%) QA
2 13 (56.52%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) UNIX
2 13 (56.52%) Linux
3 12 (52.17%) ISEB
3 12 (52.17%) SQL
4 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) Load Testing
4 11 (47.83%) ISTQB
4 11 (47.83%) User Stories
5 10 (43.48%) Cyber Security
6 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
7 8 (34.78%) Selenium
8 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
8 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Big Data
10 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (21.74%) JIRA
11 4 (17.39%) System Testing
11 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
11 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
11 4 (17.39%) Workflow
11 4 (17.39%) JUnit
11 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
12 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
12 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
12 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
12 3 (13.04%) Agile Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Selenium
2 5 (21.74%) JIRA
3 4 (17.39%) JUnit
4 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
4 3 (13.04%) TestNG
5 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
5 2 (8.70%) PHPUnit
5 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.70%) Behat
5 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.70%) JMeter
5 2 (8.70%) Maven
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Analyst
2 13 (56.52%) Test Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) QA Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Designer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Tester
7 1 (4.35%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) JDBC
2 2 (8.70%) RESTful
2 2 (8.70%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) UNIX
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (47.83%) Load Testing
1 11 (47.83%) User Stories
2 10 (43.48%) Cyber Security
3 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
3 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
5 4 (17.39%) System Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Workflow
5 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) API Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) Ruby
3 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) ISEB
2 11 (47.83%) ISTQB
3 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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