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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 67 73 81
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.55% 1.88% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 2.29% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 3
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £29,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
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
565 742 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 79.47% 82.17% 76.45%
Number of salaries quoted 498 635 569
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 20 (76.92%) QA
2 16 (61.54%) Load Testing
2 16 (61.54%) Java
3 11 (42.31%) UNIX
3 11 (42.31%) Linux
3 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
3 11 (42.31%) Cyber Security
4 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (34.62%) SQL
5 9 (34.62%) User Stories
6 8 (30.77%) ISTQB
6 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 7 (26.92%) Selenium
7 7 (26.92%) ISEB
8 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Open Source
8 6 (23.08%) Big Data
9 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
9 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
10 4 (15.38%) System Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
10 4 (15.38%) Workflow
11 3 (11.54%) JIRA
11 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
11 3 (11.54%) Agile Testing
11 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (19.23%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) Behat
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) JMeter
3 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 2 (7.69%) PHPUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) TestNG
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 12 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) AWS Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) RESTful
1 2 (7.69%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.85%) JDBC
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) UNIX
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Load Testing
2 11 (42.31%) Cyber Security
3 10 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) User Stories
5 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Open Source
6 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
6 5 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (15.38%) System Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 4 (15.38%) Workflow
8 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Agile Testing
9 2 (7.69%) API Testing
9 2 (7.69%) TDD
9 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) PHP5
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) ISEB
4 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (76.92%) QA
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