The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Guildford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 63 84 72
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 18 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.39% 0.82% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 1.10% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 2
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -13.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £33,000 £40,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
621 638 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 82.47% 74.45% 73.83%
Number of salaries quoted 542 512 419
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
Surrey

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 August 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) ISEB
3 13 (50.00%) Java
3 13 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 13 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (46.15%) Load Testing
5 10 (38.46%) Degree
5 10 (38.46%) PL/SQL
5 10 (38.46%) Linux
5 10 (38.46%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (38.46%) Performance Testing
6 9 (34.62%) Open Source
6 9 (34.62%) LoadRunner
6 9 (34.62%) JMeter
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
7 8 (30.77%) Windows
7 8 (30.77%) Python
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle
7 8 (30.77%) System Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
8 7 (26.92%) MySQL
8 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
8 7 (26.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
9 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
9 6 (23.08%) ITIL
10 5 (19.23%) CMDB
10 5 (19.23%) Finance

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 7 (26.92%) MySQL
3 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (7.69%) Big Data
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (34.62%) LoadRunner
2 9 (34.62%) JMeter
3 4 (15.38%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 2 (7.69%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Toad
5 1 (3.85%) JUnit
5 1 (3.85%) NUnit
5 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (26.92%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 5 (19.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Tester
2 8 (30.77%) Performance Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Hardware Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Hardware Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Performance Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) Junior
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Swing
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) Ajax
1 1 (3.85%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Open Source
2 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 5 (19.23%) CMDB
4 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.69%) Chemistry
4 2 (7.69%) Biology
4 2 (7.69%) Life Science
5 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (46.15%) Load Testing
3 10 (38.46%) Performance Testing
4 8 (30.77%) System Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
6 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
6 6 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Information Security
8 2 (7.69%) Cyber Security
8 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.69%) V-Model
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Test Management
9 1 (3.85%) ERP
9 1 (3.85%) SOA
9 1 (3.85%) Project Management
9 1 (3.85%) MVC
9 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) Java
3 10 (38.46%) PL/SQL
4 8 (30.77%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) ISEB
2 13 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 10 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago