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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 71 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.22% 0.38% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.51% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 16
Average salary £60,000 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+150.00% -26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £24,000 £35,000
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
618 394 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 83.74% 74.90% 72.18%
Number of salaries quoted 549 349 462
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 17 December 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Guildford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (60.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Load Testing
3 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (36.00%) Linux
4 9 (36.00%) Open Source
5 8 (32.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (32.00%) Degree
6 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
6 7 (28.00%) MySQL
6 7 (28.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle
7 6 (24.00%) JMeter
7 6 (24.00%) Life Science
7 6 (24.00%) QA
8 5 (20.00%) ISEB
8 5 (20.00%) JIRA
8 5 (20.00%) Selenium
8 5 (20.00%) System Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Test Planning
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) Python
9 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
9 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (16.00%) Firewall
9 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
9 4 (16.00%) Computer Science

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (24.00%) JMeter
3 5 (20.00%) Selenium
3 5 (20.00%) JIRA
4 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (8.00%) Toad
5 2 (8.00%) Ant
5 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.00%) NUnit
6 1 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Tester
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Hardware Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Automated Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Automated Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Tester
5 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Ajax
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) J2EE
3 1 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Open Source
2 6 (24.00%) Life Science
3 4 (16.00%) CMDB
3 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (8.00%) Chemistry
4 2 (8.00%) Biology
4 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.00%) SWIFT
5 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Load Testing
2 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) System Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.00%) Cyber Security
5 4 (16.00%) Test Management
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security
6 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Data Management
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (16.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) ISEB
3 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) vSphere
1 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) HP
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago