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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 62 72 90
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 27 28 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.06% 2.66% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 3.15% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 3
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -32.00%
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
750 889 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.03% 84.43% 88.63%
Number of salaries quoted 667 814 702
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 26 September 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 26 September 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 - 17 £47,500 -
Stansted - 4 £39,000 -
West Malling +4 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Cranbrook - 1 £30,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 47 (73.44%) Finance
2 44 (68.75%) Test Strategy
3 39 (60.94%) Regression Testing
4 38 (59.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 35 (54.69%) ISEB
6 32 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
7 30 (46.88%) Integration Testing
8 28 (43.75%) Smoke Testing
9 25 (39.06%) SDLC
10 23 (35.94%) ISTQB
11 17 (26.56%) AS400
12 10 (15.63%) Banking
13 9 (14.06%) Manual Testing
14 8 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (12.50%) Line Management
14 8 (12.50%) Software Testing
15 7 (10.94%) ITIL
15 7 (10.94%) People Management
16 5 (7.81%) ISO19770
16 5 (7.81%) Service Design
16 5 (7.81%) Project Management
16 5 (7.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
16 5 (7.81%) HP
16 5 (7.81%) QA
16 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (7.81%) ITIL V3
16 5 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
17 4 (6.25%) Test Automation
17 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.56%) Xceptor
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) DNS
1 2 (3.13%) Firewall
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
1 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Lumira
1 2 (3.13%) SAP BW
1 2 (3.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Selenium
2 2 (3.13%) Gatling
2 2 (3.13%) JMeter
2 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.13%) TestNG
2 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (73.44%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (68.75%) Analyst
2 34 (53.13%) Test Analyst
3 13 (20.31%) AS400 Test Analyst
3 13 (20.31%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (20.31%) Senior Test Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Service Analyst
5 10 (15.63%) Test Manager
6 7 (10.94%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Service Transition Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Test Leader
7 4 (6.25%) Transition Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Manual Test Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Systems Test Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Business Objects Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) IT Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) Ajax
2 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) AS400
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Robotics
4 1 (1.56%) PACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (68.75%) Test Strategy
2 39 (60.94%) Regression Testing
3 38 (59.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 32 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
5 30 (46.88%) Integration Testing
6 28 (43.75%) Smoke Testing
7 25 (39.06%) SDLC
8 9 (14.06%) Manual Testing
9 8 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (12.50%) Line Management
9 8 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 7 (10.94%) ITIL
10 7 (10.94%) People Management
11 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (7.81%) ITIL V3
11 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.81%) Project Management
11 5 (7.81%) Service Design
12 4 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
12 4 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) Java
2 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.13%) Perl
2 2 (3.13%) RPG
2 2 (3.13%) VB
2 2 (3.13%) VBScript
3 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (54.69%) ISEB
2 23 (35.94%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.13%) Degree
4 2 (3.13%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 1 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 5 (7.81%) ISO19770
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) HP
2 2 (3.13%) Blue Prism
2 2 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Remedy