The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 208 215 180
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -35
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 664 584 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.44% 1.32% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.58% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 564 502 695
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38703 36911 40821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.73% 83.46% 81.48%
Number of salaries quoted 31856 30641 35087
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,854 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in London

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the London region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in London

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the London region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in London

Test Scripting
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the London region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. 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
City of London +14 153 £47,500 - 27
Chiswick +2 6 £42,500 -
Docklands, London +2 5 £51,250 -12.76%
Canary Wharf +16 4 - -
Wembley 0 4 - -
Bromley - 4 £50,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £50,000 -
Ealing +7 3 £51,500 +11.35%
New Malden - 3 £42,500 - 1
Teddington - 3 £38,500 -
Hammersmith +4 2 - -
West Drayton - 2 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £42,500 -
Croydon -6 1 £44,000 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Mitcham - 1 £44,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £30,000 - 1
Surbiton - 1 £55,000 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 674 (49.05%) Agile Software Development
2 598 (43.52%) QA
3 491 (35.74%) Selenium
4 446 (32.46%) Finance
5 415 (30.20%) SQL
6 299 (21.76%) Java
7 273 (19.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 263 (19.14%) Automated Testing
9 252 (18.34%) Degree
10 244 (17.76%) Test Automation
11 235 (17.10%) BDD
11 235 (17.10%) Scrum
12 234 (17.03%) TDD
13 214 (15.57%) C#
14 210 (15.28%) .NET
14 210 (15.28%) JIRA
15 206 (14.99%) Regression Testing
16 198 (14.41%) ISEB
17 194 (14.12%) Software Testing
18 192 (13.97%) Manual Testing
19 191 (13.90%) Performance Testing
19 191 (13.90%) Test Strategy
20 183 (13.32%) Cucumber
21 180 (13.10%) WebDriver
22 178 (12.95%) JavaScript
23 176 (12.81%) Microsoft
24 168 (12.23%) QuickTest Pro
25 157 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
26 151 (10.99%) Business Analysis
27 142 (10.33%) Web Services

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 50 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.67%) Tomcat
3 21 (1.53%) IIS
4 19 (1.38%) MS Exchange
5 16 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (0.95%) WebSphere
7 11 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
7 11 (0.80%) Apache Solr
8 10 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (0.73%) CMS
9 9 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
10 8 (0.58%) Commerce Server
11 7 (0.51%) Drupal
12 6 (0.44%) GlassFish
12 6 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.44%) Node.js
12 6 (0.44%) Confluence
13 5 (0.36%) Documentum
14 4 (0.29%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 71 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.33%) MS Office
3 18 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.36%) MS Project
6 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.073%) Stata
7 1 (0.073%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 24 (1.75%) Magento
2 16 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.02%) JDE OneWorld
4 10 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.58%) Fredhopper
5 8 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.44%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.36%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 4 (0.29%) Tridion
9 3 (0.22%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.22%) Sophis RISQUE
10 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.15%) SalesLogix
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.77%) SaaS
2 26 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (1.75%) Basecamp
4 11 (0.80%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 8 (0.58%) Heroku
6 3 (0.22%) Force.com
6 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.62%) HTTP
2 29 (2.11%) Internet
3 17 (1.24%) LAN
4 15 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.58%) HTTPS
6 7 (0.51%) DNS
6 7 (0.51%) Intranet
6 7 (0.51%) Wireless
7 6 (0.44%) 3G
7 6 (0.44%) Firewall
8 5 (0.36%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.36%) SSL
8 5 (0.36%) LDAP
9 4 (0.29%) WAN
10 3 (0.22%) SMS
10 3 (0.22%) SAN
11 2 (0.15%) CTI
11 2 (0.15%) 3GPP
11 2 (0.15%) CDMA
11 2 (0.15%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (9.97%) SQL Server
2 81 (5.90%) Relational Database
3 43 (3.13%) MySQL
4 29 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (1.60%) RDBMS
7 20 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.16%) Big Data
9 15 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.09%) MongoDB
10 12 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
11 11 (0.80%) Hazelcast
11 11 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (0.73%) Data Mining
13 8 (0.58%) DB2
13 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 491 (35.74%) Selenium
2 210 (15.28%) JIRA
3 183 (13.32%) Cucumber
4 180 (13.10%) WebDriver
5 168 (12.23%) QuickTest Pro
6 93 (6.77%) LoadRunner
6 93 (6.77%) Jenkins
7 92 (6.70%) Subversion
8 86 (6.26%) JMeter
9 80 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 78 (5.68%) JUnit
11 61 (4.44%) SoapUI
12 60 (4.37%) Visual Studio
12 60 (4.37%) NUnit
13 58 (4.22%) Git (software)
14 57 (4.15%) Hudson
14 57 (4.15%) SpecFlow
15 39 (2.84%) Robotium
16 36 (2.62%) WATIR
16 36 (2.62%) JBehave
General
1 446 (32.46%) Finance
2 118 (8.59%) Banking
3 95 (6.91%) Retail
4 46 (3.35%) Back Office
5 43 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 38 (2.77%) Games
7 35 (2.55%) Investment Banking
8 30 (2.18%) Financial Institution
9 29 (2.11%) Front Office
10 26 (1.89%) Law
11 25 (1.82%) Publishing
12 24 (1.75%) Marketing
13 19 (1.38%) Electronics
14 13 (0.95%) Advertising
15 9 (0.66%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.58%) Legal
17 7 (0.51%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.36%) Music Industry
18 5 (0.36%) Billing
19 4 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 584 (42.50%) Analyst
2 304 (22.13%) Test Analyst
3 204 (14.85%) Tester
4 194 (14.12%) Business Analyst
5 172 (12.52%) QA Engineer
6 128 (9.32%) Developer
7 102 (7.42%) Test Engineer
8 94 (6.84%) QA Analyst
9 87 (6.33%) Test Leader
10 72 (5.24%) Automation Engineer
11 66 (4.80%) Senior Analyst
12 61 (4.44%) Consultant
12 61 (4.44%) QA Tester
13 58 (4.22%) Systems Analyst
14 54 (3.93%) Test Manager
15 51 (3.71%) QA Automation Engineer
16 50 (3.64%) Business Systems Analyst
17 49 (3.57%) QA Leader
18 47 (3.42%) Senior Test Analyst
19 46 (3.35%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (15.28%) .NET
2 142 (10.33%) Web Services
3 123 (8.95%) HTML
4 107 (7.79%) XML
5 99 (7.21%) CSS
6 79 (5.75%) SOAP
7 78 (5.68%) REST
8 70 (5.09%) RESTful
9 64 (4.66%) Gherkin
10 48 (3.49%) WCF
11 46 (3.35%) jQuery
12 38 (2.77%) CSS3
13 37 (2.69%) ASP.NET
13 37 (2.69%) .NET Framework
14 33 (2.40%) HTML5
15 31 (2.26%) Backbone.js
16 27 (1.97%) WinForms
17 26 (1.89%) AngularJS
18 25 (1.82%) WPF
19 22 (1.60%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 157 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (8.22%) Mobile App
3 107 (7.79%) Open Source
4 78 (5.68%) Management Information System
5 67 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 64 (4.66%) Equities
7 60 (4.37%) Fixed Income
8 30 (2.18%) Client/Server
9 28 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (1.82%) Derivative
11 22 (1.60%) Hedge funds
11 22 (1.60%) User Experience
12 21 (1.53%) Video on Demand
12 21 (1.53%) Mainframe
13 20 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 18 (1.31%) Blackberry
15 14 (1.02%) Mathematics
16 11 (0.80%) Online Games
16 11 (0.80%) SWIFT
17 10 (0.73%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 134 (9.75%) Windows
2 84 (6.11%) Linux
3 77 (5.60%) Android
4 70 (5.09%) Apple iOS
5 65 (4.73%) UNIX
6 10 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.44%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.44%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.29%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.22%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.15%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.15%) Solaris
11 1 (0.073%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 674 (49.05%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (19.87%) User Acceptance Testing
3 263 (19.14%) Automated Testing
4 244 (17.76%) Test Automation
5 235 (17.10%) BDD
5 235 (17.10%) Scrum
6 234 (17.03%) TDD
7 206 (14.99%) Regression Testing
8 194 (14.12%) Software Testing
9 192 (13.97%) Manual Testing
10 191 (13.90%) Performance Testing
10 191 (13.90%) Test Strategy
11 151 (10.99%) Business Analysis
12 138 (10.04%) Project Management
13 133 (9.68%) Automation Testing
14 130 (9.46%) E-Commerce
15 120 (8.73%) Software Engineering
15 120 (8.73%) Integration Testing
16 114 (8.30%) User Stories
17 109 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 415 (30.20%) SQL
2 299 (21.76%) Java
3 214 (15.57%) C#
4 178 (12.95%) JavaScript
5 114 (8.30%) Ruby
6 82 (5.97%) PHP
7 73 (5.31%) Python
8 59 (4.29%) T-SQL
9 40 (2.91%) C++
10 31 (2.26%) VB
11 25 (1.82%) PL/SQL
12 23 (1.67%) VBScript
13 18 (1.31%) C
14 13 (0.95%) Perl
15 11 (0.80%) VB.NET
15 11 (0.80%) TypeScript
16 10 (0.73%) CoffeeScript
16 10 (0.73%) Groovy
16 10 (0.73%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 252 (18.34%) Degree
2 198 (14.41%) ISEB
3 133 (9.68%) ISTQB
4 41 (2.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 35 (2.55%) Security Cleared
6 18 (1.31%) SC Cleared
7 11 (0.80%) HP ASE
8 9 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (0.66%) HND
9 7 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (0.44%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (0.29%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.29%) PMP
13 3 (0.22%) PhD
14 2 (0.15%) CEH
14 2 (0.15%) OSCP
15 1 (0.073%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.073%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 598 (43.52%) QA
2 25 (1.82%) SLA
3 19 (1.38%) Dodd-Frank
4 18 (1.31%) EMIR
5 16 (1.16%) UCITS
6 5 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.22%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.22%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.22%) FATCA
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.15%) GAAP
8 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.15%) COBIT
8 2 (0.15%) MiFID
9 1 (0.073%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.073%) Basel III
9 1 (0.073%) COREP
9 1 (0.073%) FINREP
System Software
1 19 (1.38%) XenApp
2 8 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.073%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.073%) vSphere
4 1 (0.073%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 116 (8.44%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (1.31%) HP SIM
2 18 (1.31%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (0.44%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.22%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.15%) Nessus
6 1 (0.073%) WSUS
6 1 (0.073%) SCCM
6 1 (0.073%) Control-M
6 1 (0.073%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.073%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.073%) Puppet
Vendors
1 176 (12.81%) Microsoft
2 125 (9.10%) HP
3 117 (8.52%) Oracle
4 41 (2.98%) Citrix
5 34 (2.47%) Adobe
6 30 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
7 28 (2.04%) SAP
8 26 (1.89%) Cognos
8 26 (1.89%) IBM
9 21 (1.53%) VMware
10 19 (1.38%) Cisco
10 19 (1.38%) CODA
11 18 (1.31%) Bloomberg
11 18 (1.31%) SolarWinds
11 18 (1.31%) Kaseya
12 13 (0.95%) Capita
12 13 (0.95%) Altiris
13 12 (0.87%) Endeca
14 11 (0.80%) Jaspersoft
15 9 (0.66%) hybris
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
GeoPlace LLP
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + On application
Posted: 3 days ago
London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum Circa £38k - £50k + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
MLG Partners
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago