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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 251 218 190
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -28
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 518 686 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.16% 1.40% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.67% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 421 585 591
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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
37839 41077 37393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.83% 83.76% 83.07%
Number of salaries quoted 31560 33766 31245
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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
City of London -18 130 £42,500 -10.52% 24
Wimbledon -1 8 £50,000 +150.00%
Ealing - 7 £60,000 -
Feltham - 3 £39,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +2 2 £25,500 -41.71%
South Croydon - 2 £47,500 -
Chessington - 2 £35,000 -
Harrow +6 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Surbiton +5 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Uxbridge -5 1 £32,500 -2.25%
Paddington - 1 £52,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £23,500 -
Romford - 1 £42,000 -
Sidcup - 1 - -
Beckenham - 1 £26,000 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 452 (47.08%) QA
2 449 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
3 358 (37.29%) Selenium
4 317 (33.02%) SQL
5 303 (31.56%) Finance
6 255 (26.56%) Java
7 214 (22.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 201 (20.94%) BDD
9 185 (19.27%) WebDriver
10 184 (19.17%) Automated Testing
11 181 (18.85%) Test Automation
12 171 (17.81%) C#
13 166 (17.29%) Scrum
14 165 (17.19%) ISEB
15 149 (15.52%) Manual Testing
16 146 (15.21%) TDD
17 131 (13.65%) Banking
17 131 (13.65%) Performance Testing
18 130 (13.54%) Test Strategy
19 127 (13.23%) JIRA
20 126 (13.13%) Software Testing
21 124 (12.92%) Project Management
22 123 (12.81%) Regression Testing
22 123 (12.81%) ISTQB
23 116 (12.08%) JavaScript
24 114 (11.88%) Microsoft
24 114 (11.88%) Degree
25 111 (11.56%) .NET
25 111 (11.56%) Automation Testing
26 106 (11.04%) Cucumber

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 29 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.50%) IIS
3 14 (1.46%) WebSphere
3 14 (1.46%) Apache Solr
4 13 (1.35%) CMS
5 7 (0.73%) Commerce Server
6 6 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (0.63%) ArcGIS
6 6 (0.63%) WebSphere Portal
7 5 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (0.42%) WordPress
8 4 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.31%) Confluence
9 3 (0.31%) Apache
9 3 (0.31%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.31%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.21%) JBoss
10 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 62 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.44%) MS Office
3 20 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.31%) MS Project
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.63%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.52%) JDE OneWorld
5 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.42%) SimCorp Dimension
5 4 (0.42%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.21%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.21%) Global One
6 2 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.21%) Summit
6 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.10%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.10%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.81%) SaaS
2 22 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.52%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.31%) Heroku
5 2 (0.21%) Office 365
6 1 (0.10%) PaaS
6 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.02%) HTTP
2 12 (1.25%) Internet
3 5 (0.52%) Unified Communications
4 4 (0.42%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.10%) SSL
5 1 (0.10%) LDAP
5 1 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 17 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (1.67%) MySQL
5 16 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (1.46%) DB2
7 13 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (1.25%) Big Data
9 11 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
10 10 (1.04%) OLAP
10 10 (1.04%) OLTP
11 9 (0.94%) QlikView
11 9 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (0.94%) RDBMS
11 9 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
12 8 (0.83%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 358 (37.29%) Selenium
2 185 (19.27%) WebDriver
3 127 (13.23%) JIRA
4 106 (11.04%) Cucumber
5 86 (8.96%) QuickTest Pro
6 68 (7.08%) JUnit
7 60 (6.25%) JMeter
8 56 (5.83%) LoadRunner
8 56 (5.83%) Visual Studio
9 51 (5.31%) SpecFlow
10 49 (5.10%) Jenkins
11 46 (4.79%) JBehave
11 46 (4.79%) SoapUI
12 40 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 37 (3.85%) Maven
14 33 (3.44%) Git (software)
15 28 (2.92%) NUnit
15 28 (2.92%) Subversion
16 27 (2.81%) Eclipse
17 26 (2.71%) TestNG
General
1 303 (31.56%) Finance
2 131 (13.65%) Banking
3 81 (8.44%) Retail
4 51 (5.31%) Games
5 35 (3.65%) Investment Banking
6 27 (2.81%) Back Office
7 26 (2.71%) Law
8 24 (2.50%) Legal
9 20 (2.08%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.56%) Advertising
11 14 (1.46%) Telecoms
12 13 (1.35%) Retail Banking
12 13 (1.35%) Front Office
13 10 (1.04%) Marketing
14 9 (0.94%) Polish Language
15 8 (0.83%) Publishing
16 7 (0.73%) Billing
17 5 (0.52%) Manufacturing
18 4 (0.42%) French Language
18 4 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 388 (40.42%) Analyst
2 224 (23.33%) Test Analyst
3 163 (16.98%) Tester
4 111 (11.56%) Business Analyst
5 98 (10.21%) QA Engineer
6 90 (9.38%) Developer
7 67 (6.98%) QA Analyst
8 62 (6.46%) Test Engineer
9 58 (6.04%) Consultant
10 54 (5.63%) QA Tester
11 44 (4.58%) Test Leader
12 43 (4.48%) Software Engineer
12 43 (4.48%) Software Tester
13 42 (4.38%) QA Leader
14 38 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
15 32 (3.33%) Test Manager
15 32 (3.33%) Automation Tester
16 31 (3.23%) Senior Tester
17 30 (3.13%) Test Consultant
17 30 (3.13%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (11.56%) .NET
2 81 (8.44%) HTML
3 75 (7.81%) XML
4 66 (6.88%) Web Services
5 49 (5.10%) Gherkin
6 42 (4.38%) SOAP
7 40 (4.17%) CSS
8 35 (3.65%) jQuery
9 22 (2.29%) ASP.NET
10 21 (2.19%) .NET Framework
11 19 (1.98%) WCF
11 19 (1.98%) AngularJS
12 18 (1.88%) Backbone.js
12 18 (1.88%) RESTful
13 14 (1.46%) Spring
13 14 (1.46%) LINQ
13 14 (1.46%) NHibernate
13 14 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (1.46%) Entity Framework
13 14 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 103 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 50 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 47 (4.90%) Open Source
5 41 (4.27%) Mobile App
6 27 (2.81%) Derivative
7 24 (2.50%) User Experience
8 23 (2.40%) iPad
9 20 (2.08%) Fixed Income
10 18 (1.88%) iPhone
11 14 (1.46%) Equities
12 13 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.35%) Mathematics
12 13 (1.35%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (1.25%) Data Structures
14 11 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
14 11 (1.15%) Online Gambling
15 10 (1.04%) GIS
15 10 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (8.33%) Windows
2 55 (5.73%) Linux
3 44 (4.58%) UNIX
4 37 (3.85%) Android
5 36 (3.75%) Apple iOS
6 22 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.94%) Windows 2000
8 8 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.73%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.73%) Windows Vista
9 7 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.73%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.10%) CentOS
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.10%) AIX
10 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (22.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 201 (20.94%) BDD
4 184 (19.17%) Automated Testing
5 181 (18.85%) Test Automation
6 166 (17.29%) Scrum
7 149 (15.52%) Manual Testing
8 146 (15.21%) TDD
9 131 (13.65%) Performance Testing
10 130 (13.54%) Test Strategy
11 126 (13.13%) Software Testing
12 124 (12.92%) Project Management
13 123 (12.81%) Regression Testing
14 111 (11.56%) Automation Testing
15 104 (10.83%) Integration Testing
16 101 (10.52%) E-Commerce
17 99 (10.31%) Business Analysis
18 97 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
19 94 (9.79%) User Stories
20 78 (8.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 317 (33.02%) SQL
2 255 (26.56%) Java
3 171 (17.81%) C#
4 116 (12.08%) JavaScript
5 39 (4.06%) Python
6 38 (3.96%) C++
7 36 (3.75%) Ruby
8 33 (3.44%) T-SQL
9 24 (2.50%) C
9 24 (2.50%) PHP
10 16 (1.67%) Objective-C
11 15 (1.56%) VB
12 14 (1.46%) TypeScript
13 12 (1.25%) VBScript
14 10 (1.04%) VBA
15 8 (0.83%) Perl
16 7 (0.73%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.63%) PHP5
18 5 (0.52%) Pascal
18 5 (0.52%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 165 (17.19%) ISEB
2 123 (12.81%) ISTQB
3 114 (11.88%) Degree
4 69 (7.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (2.60%) Security Cleared
6 17 (1.77%) PMP
6 17 (1.77%) PMI Certification
7 16 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.35%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.04%) CISSP
9 10 (1.04%) CISA
10 9 (0.94%) SC Cleared
10 9 (0.94%) MCSE
10 9 (0.94%) MCSA
11 8 (0.83%) HP ASE
12 7 (0.73%) HND
13 6 (0.63%) IBM Certification
14 5 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
15 4 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 2 (0.21%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 452 (47.08%) QA
2 9 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.52%) SLA
5 2 (0.21%) Basel II
5 2 (0.21%) MiFID
6 1 (0.10%) EMIR
6 1 (0.10%) FATCA
6 1 (0.10%) WAI
6 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.42%) Cygwin
4 3 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 53 (5.52%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.31%) Capistrano
3 3 (0.31%) Oozie
3 3 (0.31%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.10%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.10%) nmon
4 1 (0.10%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 114 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 101 (10.52%) Oracle
3 74 (7.71%) HP
4 21 (2.19%) IBM
5 14 (1.46%) SAP
6 13 (1.35%) hybris
6 13 (1.35%) Capita
6 13 (1.35%) ATG
7 10 (1.04%) VMware
7 10 (1.04%) Bloomberg
8 9 (0.94%) SimCorp
8 9 (0.94%) Citrix
9 8 (0.83%) Charles River
10 7 (0.73%) WorldPay
10 7 (0.73%) Siebel
11 6 (0.63%) Cognos
11 6 (0.63%) Sybase
11 6 (0.63%) ESRI
11 6 (0.63%) Intershop
11 6 (0.63%) Fujitsu
London
Exposed Solutions
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £28815 - £39550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: 10% bonus and travel allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Personnel IT
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Package and Bonus!
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £52500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
TFL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago