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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East / Kent
Rank 77 46 106
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +60
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 52 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.68% 4.99% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 5.45% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13 49 6
Median salary £32,500 £41,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.73% +70.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £31,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £47,600 £35,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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
757 954 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 90.99% 91.47% 87.89%
Number of salaries quoted 615 841 857
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £55,750
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -4 6 £42,000 +10.52%
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 19 (55.88%) Finance
1 19 (55.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 15 (44.12%) ISEB
4 14 (41.18%) Banking
4 14 (41.18%) ISTQB
4 14 (41.18%) QA
5 13 (38.24%) HP
6 12 (35.29%) Regression Testing
7 11 (32.35%) SDLC
8 10 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (23.53%) Software Testing
11 7 (20.59%) JIRA
11 7 (20.59%) Manual Testing
11 7 (20.59%) Process Improvement
12 6 (17.65%) Line Management
12 6 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (14.71%) Statistics
13 5 (14.71%) SQL
13 5 (14.71%) People Management
13 5 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (14.71%) Test Management
14 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
14 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
14 4 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
15 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
15 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
15 3 (8.82%) HP UFT
15 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing

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 6 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) HP UFT
General
1 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 14 (41.18%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 13 (38.24%) Test Manager
4 10 (29.41%) Test Leader
5 6 (17.65%) Manual Test Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) QA Leader
6 5 (14.71%) QA Manager
6 5 (14.71%) QA Test Manager
7 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) QA Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Business Test Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Systems Test Analyst
10 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
10 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Statistics
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) AS400
2 1 (2.94%) PACS
2 1 (2.94%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 12 (35.29%) Regression Testing
4 11 (32.35%) SDLC
5 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Manual Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Process Improvement
8 6 (17.65%) Line Management
9 5 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (14.71%) People Management
9 5 (14.71%) Test Management
10 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
10 4 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
11 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
11 3 (8.82%) System Testing
12 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) RPG
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) ISEB
2 14 (41.18%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (2.94%) ISO19770
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) Blue Prism
2 1 (2.94%) Remedy
2 1 (2.94%) Xceptor