The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 73 92 78
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 18 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.88% 1.59% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.92% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 17
Average salary £27,000 £20,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Test Scripting
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
768 1043 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 80.08% 82.98% 75.68%
Number of salaries quoted 687 812 764
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £58,700
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Kent region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Kent

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Kent

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Kent region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 7 £27,000 -
West Malling - 3 £40,000 - 2
Tonbridge -3 2 £27,500 -23.61%
Folkestone +7 1 £19,250 -
Dartford - 1 £40,000 -
Dover - 1 - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 16 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (62.50%) QA
4 14 (58.33%) WinForms
4 14 (58.33%) Windows
5 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
5 13 (54.17%) T-SQL
5 13 (54.17%) Software Testing
5 13 (54.17%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 12 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (45.83%) HTML
8 10 (41.67%) Degree
8 10 (41.67%) HTML5
8 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
8 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
9 9 (37.50%) VB
9 9 (37.50%) Silverlight
9 9 (37.50%) VB6
10 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
11 6 (25.00%) MS Office
12 5 (20.83%) Finance
13 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
14 3 (12.50%) Workflow
14 3 (12.50%) Citrix
14 3 (12.50%) Java
14 3 (12.50%) Selenium
14 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
15 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
1 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.17%) TestDirector
2 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Analyst
2 12 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 11 (45.83%) QA Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) Tester
5 5 (20.83%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Junior
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Junior Software Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) WinForms
3 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
4 11 (45.83%) HTML
5 10 (41.67%) HTML5
6 9 (37.50%) Silverlight
7 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Software Testing
2 12 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.17%) V-Model
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) T-SQL
3 9 (37.50%) VB
3 9 (37.50%) VB6
4 3 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (62.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) HP
Chatham, Kent
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago