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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 78 89 62
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -27
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 23 5 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.12% 0.51% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 0.61% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 26
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £29,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,200 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
891 822 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.27% 83.79% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 799 688 729
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -19 14 £36,000 +10.76% 1
West Malling - 4 £45,000 -
Dover +2 2 £27,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) Finance
3 13 (34.21%) HTML
3 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
3 13 (34.21%) Automated Testing
4 12 (31.58%) QA
5 11 (28.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (28.95%) V-Model
5 11 (28.95%) Software Testing
5 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (26.32%) ISEB
6 10 (26.32%) .NET
6 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (23.68%) CSS
7 9 (23.68%) HP
8 8 (21.05%) MS Office
8 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 8 (21.05%) Selenium
8 8 (21.05%) WebDriver
9 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
9 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy
9 7 (18.42%) SDLC
9 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
9 7 (18.42%) Windows
10 6 (15.79%) TestDirector
10 6 (15.79%) LoadRunner
10 6 (15.79%) UNIX
10 6 (15.79%) JIRA
11 5 (13.16%) SpecFlow

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Selenium
1 8 (21.05%) WebDriver
2 6 (15.79%) TestDirector
2 6 (15.79%) LoadRunner
2 6 (15.79%) JIRA
3 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
3 5 (13.16%) SpecFlow
4 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.26%) SilkTest
5 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Analyst
2 16 (42.11%) Test Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Tester
4 6 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) QA Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Test Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Automation Tester
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Junior
7 3 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Excel Developer
8 2 (5.26%) IT Support
8 2 (5.26%) Designer
8 2 (5.26%) Junior IT Support
8 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) HTML
2 10 (26.32%) .NET
3 9 (23.68%) CSS
4 4 (10.53%) XML
4 4 (10.53%) DOM
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.53%) HTML5
4 4 (10.53%) Gherkin
5 3 (7.89%) WinForms
6 2 (5.26%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.89%) iSeries
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) DTV
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) UNIX
3 4 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Automated Testing
2 11 (28.95%) Software Testing
2 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (28.95%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (28.95%) V-Model
3 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
4 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy
4 7 (18.42%) SDLC
5 5 (13.16%) Automation Testing
5 5 (13.16%) BDD
5 5 (13.16%) Scrum
6 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.53%) Time Management
6 4 (10.53%) Kanban
7 3 (7.89%) Change Management
7 3 (7.89%) Release Management
8 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) C#
2 5 (13.16%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.89%) VB
4 3 (7.89%) VBA
4 3 (7.89%) VB6
5 2 (5.26%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) ISEB
2 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) HP
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Borland
4 2 (5.26%) JD Edwards
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Fidelity
Posted: 4 days ago