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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 97 88 66
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -22
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.01% 1.27% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.49% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 11
Average salary £23,000 £20,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
920 939 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 84.56% 85.05% 70.21%
Number of salaries quoted 819 803 438
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 4 £22,750 - 1
Tonbridge +1 2 £28,000 -22.22%
West Malling - 2 £41,250 - 1
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (59.09%) SQL
1 13 (59.09%) QA
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) WinForms
2 9 (40.91%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) Degree
3 6 (27.27%) Silverlight
3 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Migration
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) VB
5 4 (18.18%) SOAP
5 4 (18.18%) XML
5 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (18.18%) VB6
5 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Requirements Management
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Back Office
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Test Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) QA Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Lead Business Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Tester
6 3 (13.64%) Software Tester
7 2 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Junior Software Tester
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
8 1 (4.55%) Junior Tester
8 1 (4.55%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
1 9 (40.91%) WinForms
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 6 (27.27%) Silverlight
3 4 (18.18%) SOAP
3 4 (18.18%) XML
4 3 (13.64%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
2 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Manual Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Requirements Management
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) User Stories
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Use Case
4 4 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (18.18%) Data Mapping
5 3 (13.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 4 (18.18%) VB
3 4 (18.18%) VB6
4 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (59.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.64%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) Thunderhead
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25000, Pension, Gym Membership, Healthcare.
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago