The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 88 78 73
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 21 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.65% 1.16% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.57% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 6
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1027 894 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 80.93% 74.25% 71.77%
Number of salaries quoted 811 743 490
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,740 £50,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Scripting
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -32 9 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £36,000 - 1
Dover - 1 £30,000 -
Folkestone - 1 - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 21 (70.00%) ISEB
2 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 18 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 17 (56.67%) QA
3 17 (56.67%) Software Testing
4 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (50.00%) XML
6 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (20.00%) HP
8 5 (16.67%) Internet
8 5 (16.67%) Test Management
8 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Scrum
9 4 (13.33%) Finance
9 4 (13.33%) Degree
9 4 (13.33%) NHS
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.00%) JIRA
11 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
11 2 (6.67%) MS Office
11 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
11 2 (6.67%) TestDirector
11 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
11 2 (6.67%) .NET
11 2 (6.67%) Workflow
11 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
11 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
12 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
12 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) Casewise Modeler
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) TestDirector
2 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) SilkTest
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Analyst
2 18 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 15 (50.00%) QA Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Tester
5 2 (6.67%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.33%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Business Design Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Process Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Software Testing
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Test Management
4 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Workflow
5 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma
6 1 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.33%) V-Model
6 1 (3.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (3.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) ISEB
2 18 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (56.67%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Borland
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) Casewise
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