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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 53 86 85
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 34 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.49% 1.46% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 1.69% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 34 15 15
Median salary £40,750 £30,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.83% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £44,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
841 947 976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 86.34% 86.64% 88.09%
Number of salaries quoted 746 824 836
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 July 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 July 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 - 16 £36,750 -
Stansted - 4 £39,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +16 2 £45,000 +26.76%
West Malling -1 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 63 (76.83%) Test Strategy
2 59 (71.95%) Finance
3 58 (70.73%) Regression Testing
4 57 (69.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 54 (65.85%) System Integration Testing
6 52 (63.41%) Integration Testing
7 51 (62.20%) Smoke Testing
8 40 (48.78%) ISEB
9 29 (35.37%) SDLC
10 27 (32.93%) ISTQB
11 22 (26.83%) AS400
12 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (8.54%) QA
14 6 (7.32%) Project Management
14 6 (7.32%) SQL
14 6 (7.32%) Manual Testing
14 6 (7.32%) Test Automation
15 5 (6.10%) System Testing
15 5 (6.10%) Selenium
15 5 (6.10%) Automated Testing
15 5 (6.10%) Software Testing
15 5 (6.10%) ITIL
16 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2
16 4 (4.88%) .NET
16 4 (4.88%) HTML
16 4 (4.88%) Java
16 4 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 4 (4.88%) Scrum
16 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
16 4 (4.88%) Functional Testing

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 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) DNS
1 2 (2.44%) Firewall
1 2 (2.44%) Internet
1 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) Lumira
1 2 (2.44%) SAP BW
1 2 (2.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Selenium
2 2 (2.44%) Gatling
2 2 (2.44%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.44%) JMeter
2 2 (2.44%) LoadRunner
2 2 (2.44%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.44%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.44%) TestNG
2 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (71.95%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 66 (80.49%) Analyst
2 54 (65.85%) Test Analyst
3 22 (26.83%) Senior Analyst
3 22 (26.83%) Senior Test Analyst
4 20 (24.39%) Service Analyst
5 17 (20.73%) Financial Analyst
6 16 (19.51%) AS400 Test Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Tester
8 5 (6.10%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.66%) Manual Test Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Financial Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Service Transition Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Transition Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) Consultant
10 2 (2.44%) Process Modeller
10 2 (2.44%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 2 (2.44%) Selenium Tester
10 2 (2.44%) Software QA Tester
10 2 (2.44%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) .NET
1 4 (4.88%) HTML
2 2 (2.44%) Ajax
2 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.44%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.83%) AS400
2 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.44%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (76.83%) Test Strategy
2 58 (70.73%) Regression Testing
3 57 (69.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 54 (65.85%) System Integration Testing
5 52 (63.41%) Integration Testing
6 51 (62.20%) Smoke Testing
7 29 (35.37%) SDLC
8 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.32%) Manual Testing
9 6 (7.32%) Project Management
9 6 (7.32%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.10%) Automated Testing
10 5 (6.10%) ITIL
10 5 (6.10%) Software Testing
10 5 (6.10%) System Testing
11 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (4.88%) Defect Management
11 4 (4.88%) ITIL V3
11 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) SQL
2 4 (4.88%) Java
3 2 (2.44%) C#
3 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.44%) Perl
3 2 (2.44%) VB
3 2 (2.44%) VBScript
4 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.22%) RPG
Qualifications
1 40 (48.78%) ISEB
2 27 (32.93%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.44%) Degree
4 2 (2.44%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) QA
2 4 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 4 (4.88%) ISO19770
3 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (2.44%) Blue Prism
1 2 (2.44%) SAP
2 1 (1.22%) HP
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle
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