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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 76 47 106
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +59
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 51 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.36% 4.60% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 5.22% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10 44 8
Median salary £42,500 £36,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -41.60%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
741 977 1041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 91.82% 88.10% 88.07%
Number of salaries quoted 637 872 901
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 8 £42,500 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 26 (61.90%) Test Strategy
2 25 (59.52%) Finance
3 20 (47.62%) ISEB
3 20 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (45.24%) Regression Testing
5 15 (35.71%) ISTQB
6 13 (30.95%) SDLC
7 12 (28.57%) Banking
8 10 (23.81%) Process Improvement
9 9 (21.43%) Manual Testing
10 8 (19.05%) Integration Testing
10 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
10 8 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (16.67%) Line Management
11 7 (16.67%) QA
12 6 (14.29%) HP
12 6 (14.29%) ITIL
12 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (14.29%) People Management
12 6 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
13 5 (11.90%) Service Design
13 5 (11.90%) ISO19770
13 5 (11.90%) ITIL V3
13 5 (11.90%) Test Management
13 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
13 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 5 (11.90%) Project Management
13 5 (11.90%) AS400

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) DNS
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Gatling
2 1 (2.38%) JMeter
2 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) TestNG
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Analyst
2 18 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Test Manager
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Service Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Test Leader
7 4 (9.52%) Manual Test Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Service Transition Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Transition Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) AS400 Test Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) QA Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Systems Test Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Business Test Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) IT Manager
10 1 (2.38%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) Ajax
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) AS400
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) PACS
2 1 (2.38%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Test Strategy
2 20 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (45.24%) Regression Testing
4 13 (30.95%) SDLC
5 10 (23.81%) Process Improvement
6 9 (21.43%) Manual Testing
7 8 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (19.05%) Integration Testing
7 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
7 8 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (16.67%) Line Management
9 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (14.29%) ITIL
9 6 (14.29%) People Management
9 6 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
10 5 (11.90%) ITIL V3
10 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
10 5 (11.90%) Project Management
10 5 (11.90%) Service Design
10 5 (11.90%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) RPG
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) Perl
3 1 (2.38%) VB
3 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) ISEB
2 15 (35.71%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) MCP
5 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
2 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 5 (11.90%) ISO19770
3 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (2.38%) Blue Prism
2 1 (2.38%) Remedy
2 1 (2.38%) Xceptor