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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East / Kent
Rank 66 55 94
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +39
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 19 49 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.32% 4.41% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 4.83% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 17 48 13
Median salary £37,500 £41,750 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.17% +67.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £31,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,650 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
724 1015 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.51% 91.28% 85.24%
Number of salaries quoted 572 872 780
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham -3 8 £42,000 +10.52%
Maidstone -14 3 £35,000 - 2
Tunbridge Wells +20 2 £35,000 +32.07%
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 18 (56.25%) Test Strategy
2 16 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (46.88%) SDLC
3 15 (46.88%) Finance
4 14 (43.75%) HP
4 14 (43.75%) ISEB
4 14 (43.75%) Regression Testing
4 14 (43.75%) QA
5 13 (40.63%) ISTQB
6 12 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (28.13%) Automation Testing
7 9 (28.13%) Banking
8 8 (25.00%) HP UFT
8 8 (25.00%) SQL
8 8 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (21.88%) JIRA
9 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
9 7 (21.88%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
10 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
10 6 (18.75%) Process Improvement
11 5 (15.63%) Statistics
11 5 (15.63%) System Testing
11 5 (15.63%) Line Management
11 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
12 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
12 4 (12.50%) VB
12 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
13 3 (9.38%) Test Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 7 (21.88%) JIRA
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
2 14 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 8 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 6 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Manual Test Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) QA Leader
5 5 (15.63%) QA Manager
5 5 (15.63%) QA Test Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) QC Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Solutions Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Business Test Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) HTML5
2 2 (6.25%) WinForms
3 1 (3.13%) JSON
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.25%) iPad
3 1 (3.13%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Test Strategy
2 16 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (46.88%) SDLC
4 14 (43.75%) Regression Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Automation Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
6 7 (21.88%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Process Improvement
8 5 (15.63%) Line Management
8 5 (15.63%) Statistics
8 5 (15.63%) System Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (9.38%) People Management
10 3 (9.38%) Test Management
11 2 (6.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) VB
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.25%) VB6
3 2 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) ISEB
2 13 (40.63%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) HP
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Apple
3 2 (6.25%) Facebook
4 1 (3.13%) Remedy
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
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