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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 74 96 72
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -24
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 20 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.11% 1.40% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 1.67% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 19
Average salary £26,000 £20,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,600 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
772 1021 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 81.26% 84.17% 76.68%
Number of salaries quoted 694 805 721
Average salary £44,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 10 £25,000 -
Tonbridge -5 3 £28,000 -22.22% 1
West Malling - 2 £45,000 - 2
Dartford - 1 £40,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 16 (59.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (59.26%) QA
3 14 (51.85%) Windows
3 14 (51.85%) WinForms
4 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
4 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
4 13 (48.15%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
5 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
5 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
6 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
6 10 (37.04%) HTML
6 10 (37.04%) Degree
6 10 (37.04%) HTML5
7 9 (33.33%) Silverlight
7 9 (33.33%) VB6
7 9 (33.33%) VB
8 7 (25.93%) Manual Testing
9 6 (22.22%) MS Office
10 5 (18.52%) Finance
11 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
11 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
12 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (11.11%) Migration
12 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
12 3 (11.11%) Workflow

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (22.22%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
1 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Back Office
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) QA Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Tester
5 5 (18.52%) Software Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Junior
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Software Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) WinForms
3 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
4 10 (37.04%) HTML
4 10 (37.04%) HTML5
5 9 (33.33%) Silverlight
6 2 (7.41%) SOAP
6 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
1 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Manual Testing
3 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Workflow
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) Investment Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
5 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) User Stories
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
3 9 (33.33%) VB
3 9 (33.33%) VB6
4 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (59.26%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) Thunderhead
Dover
People Source
Salary: excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago