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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 55 78 90
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 43 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.33% 1.65% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.89% 1.98% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 41 15 11
Median salary £42,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
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
880 807 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 88.53% 83.11% 85.15%
Number of salaries quoted 771 718 823
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,650 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +6 10 £36,750 -24.61%
Tunbridge Wells +4 2 £43,000 +59.25% 1
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 71 (77.17%) Test Strategy
2 70 (76.09%) Finance
3 65 (70.65%) Regression Testing
4 62 (67.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 61 (66.30%) System Integration Testing
6 59 (64.13%) Integration Testing
7 46 (50.00%) ISEB
8 35 (38.04%) ISTQB
8 35 (38.04%) SDLC
9 20 (21.74%) AS400
10 16 (17.39%) Automated Testing
10 16 (17.39%) System Testing
11 15 (16.30%) QA
12 14 (15.22%) SQL
13 13 (14.13%) Manual Testing
14 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
15 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (10.87%) Banking
16 10 (10.87%) Software Testing
16 10 (10.87%) Line Management
17 9 (9.78%) Capacity Planning
18 8 (8.70%) Test Automation
19 7 (7.61%) HP Quality Center
19 7 (7.61%) Scrum
19 7 (7.61%) HP
19 7 (7.61%) HP UFT
19 7 (7.61%) MS Office
19 7 (7.61%) Test Planning
20 6 (6.52%) C#
20 6 (6.52%) Selenium

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 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Office
2 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) Lumira
1 2 (2.17%) SAP BW
1 2 (2.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) HP UFT
2 6 (6.52%) Selenium
3 4 (4.35%) SpecFlow
3 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.26%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.17%) JIRA
6 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
General
1 70 (76.09%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Banking
3 2 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 70 (76.09%) Analyst
2 59 (64.13%) Test Analyst
3 27 (29.35%) Senior Analyst
3 27 (29.35%) Senior Test Analyst
4 23 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
5 21 (22.83%) Service Analyst
6 13 (14.13%) AS400 Test Analyst
7 8 (8.70%) Senior Financial Analyst
8 7 (7.61%) Tester
9 6 (6.52%) Test Manager
10 5 (5.43%) Test Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
12 3 (3.26%) Automation Tester
12 3 (3.26%) QA Engineer
12 3 (3.26%) Senior QA Engineer
13 2 (2.17%) Banking Analyst
13 2 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 2 (2.17%) Business Objects Analyst
13 2 (2.17%) QA Tester
13 2 (2.17%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.17%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.17%) HTML
2 2 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) AS400
2 6 (6.52%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (77.17%) Test Strategy
2 65 (70.65%) Regression Testing
3 62 (67.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 61 (66.30%) System Integration Testing
5 59 (64.13%) Integration Testing
6 35 (38.04%) SDLC
7 16 (17.39%) Automated Testing
7 16 (17.39%) System Testing
8 13 (14.13%) Manual Testing
9 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (10.87%) Line Management
10 10 (10.87%) Software Testing
11 9 (9.78%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (8.70%) Test Automation
13 7 (7.61%) Scrum
13 7 (7.61%) Test Planning
14 6 (6.52%) Defect Management
15 5 (5.43%) Change Management
16 4 (4.35%) Automation Testing
16 4 (4.35%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.22%) SQL
2 6 (6.52%) C#
3 3 (3.26%) C
3 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (50.00%) ISEB
2 35 (38.04%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (2.17%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.30%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) SDET
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.61%) HP
3 2 (2.17%) Blue Prism
3 2 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle
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