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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 209 227 189
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -38
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 613 545 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.36% 1.21% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.45% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 512 460 692
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
37761 37642 40514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.59% 83.59% 81.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31032 31242 34645
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,700 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +22 133 £50,000 - 25
Chiswick +6 8 £42,500 -
Docklands, London -3 5 £51,250 -24.07%
Bromley -4 4 £58,750 -5.24% 1
Uxbridge - 4 £42,500 -
Ealing +6 3 £51,500 -1.90%
Teddington - 3 £38,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £50,000 - 2
New Malden - 3 £42,500 - 1
Canary Wharf +24 2 - -
Wembley -1 2 - -
Croydon -2 2 £33,000 -
Hammersmith 0 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £60,000 - 1
Feltham - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 £30,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £55,000 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 606 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
2 560 (42.30%) QA
3 448 (33.84%) Selenium
4 440 (33.23%) Finance
5 389 (29.38%) SQL
6 273 (20.62%) Java
7 272 (20.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 246 (18.58%) Test Automation
9 239 (18.05%) Automated Testing
9 239 (18.05%) Degree
10 221 (16.69%) BDD
11 213 (16.09%) TDD
12 210 (15.86%) Scrum
13 202 (15.26%) JIRA
14 195 (14.73%) C#
15 191 (14.43%) Regression Testing
16 186 (14.05%) ISEB
17 184 (13.90%) Performance Testing
18 183 (13.82%) Test Strategy
18 183 (13.82%) .NET
19 182 (13.75%) Manual Testing
20 181 (13.67%) Microsoft
21 176 (13.29%) Software Testing
22 168 (12.69%) Cucumber
23 165 (12.46%) JavaScript
24 162 (12.24%) QuickTest Pro
25 159 (12.01%) WebDriver
26 155 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
27 154 (11.63%) Business Analysis
28 141 (10.65%) SQL Server

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 49 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.74%) Tomcat
3 21 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 19 (1.44%) IIS
5 16 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (0.76%) WebSphere
6 10 (0.76%) Apache Solr
7 9 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (0.68%) CMS
8 8 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (0.60%) Confluence
9 7 (0.53%) Drupal
9 7 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.53%) Adobe CQ
10 6 (0.45%) Commerce Server
10 6 (0.45%) Node.js
11 5 (0.38%) GlassFish
11 5 (0.38%) Documentum
12 4 (0.30%) uiautomator
12 4 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 72 (5.44%) MS Excel
2 43 (3.25%) MS Office
3 15 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.38%) MS Project
6 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.076%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (1.59%) Magento
2 17 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (1.13%) JDE OneWorld
4 11 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.68%) Markit EDM
6 7 (0.53%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 7 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.45%) Sentinel
7 6 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.45%) Fredhopper
8 5 (0.38%) Sophis RISQUE
9 4 (0.30%) Tridion
10 3 (0.23%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.23%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.87%) SaaS
2 24 (1.81%) Basecamp
3 20 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.53%) Heroku
4 7 (0.53%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 5 (0.38%) Force.com
6 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.72%) HTTP
2 26 (1.96%) Internet
3 14 (1.06%) LAN
4 11 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.53%) Wireless
6 4 (0.30%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.30%) DNS
6 4 (0.30%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.30%) 3G
6 4 (0.30%) Intranet
7 3 (0.23%) Firewall
7 3 (0.23%) SMS
8 2 (0.15%) LDAP
8 2 (0.15%) SAN
8 2 (0.15%) CTI
9 1 (0.076%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (0.076%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.076%) snoop
9 1 (0.076%) DMZ
9 1 (0.076%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 76 (5.74%) Relational Database
3 40 (3.02%) MySQL
4 26 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (1.66%) RDBMS
7 17 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (0.98%) Data Mining
9 12 (0.91%) QlikView
10 11 (0.83%) Big Data
11 10 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (0.76%) Oracle Database
11 10 (0.76%) MongoDB
12 9 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (0.60%) MS Access
14 7 (0.53%) Hazelcast
14 7 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 448 (33.84%) Selenium
2 202 (15.26%) JIRA
3 168 (12.69%) Cucumber
4 162 (12.24%) QuickTest Pro
5 159 (12.01%) WebDriver
6 86 (6.50%) Subversion
7 82 (6.19%) JMeter
8 81 (6.12%) LoadRunner
9 80 (6.04%) Jenkins
10 79 (5.97%) JUnit
11 72 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 59 (4.46%) NUnit
13 58 (4.38%) SpecFlow
14 54 (4.08%) Git (software)
15 52 (3.93%) Hudson
16 49 (3.70%) SoapUI
16 49 (3.70%) Visual Studio
17 38 (2.87%) JBehave
18 35 (2.64%) Robotium
19 34 (2.57%) FitNesse
General
1 440 (33.23%) Finance
2 114 (8.61%) Banking
3 89 (6.72%) Retail
4 48 (3.63%) Back Office
5 37 (2.79%) Telecoms
6 32 (2.42%) Investment Banking
6 32 (2.42%) Games
7 31 (2.34%) Financial Institution
8 25 (1.89%) Front Office
8 25 (1.89%) Law
8 25 (1.89%) Marketing
9 23 (1.74%) Publishing
10 19 (1.44%) Electronics
11 13 (0.98%) Advertising
12 9 (0.68%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.60%) Legal
14 6 (0.45%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.38%) French Language
16 4 (0.30%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 563 (42.52%) Analyst
2 289 (21.83%) Test Analyst
3 191 (14.43%) Business Analyst
4 185 (13.97%) Tester
5 159 (12.01%) QA Engineer
6 116 (8.76%) Developer
7 95 (7.18%) Test Engineer
8 87 (6.57%) Test Leader
9 85 (6.42%) QA Analyst
10 69 (5.21%) Automation Engineer
11 63 (4.76%) Consultant
12 59 (4.46%) Systems Analyst
13 54 (4.08%) QA Tester
14 52 (3.93%) Senior Analyst
14 52 (3.93%) Test Manager
15 50 (3.78%) QA Automation Engineer
15 50 (3.78%) Automation Analyst
16 49 (3.70%) QA Leader
16 49 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
17 43 (3.25%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (13.82%) .NET
2 140 (10.57%) Web Services
3 110 (8.31%) HTML
4 99 (7.48%) XML
5 87 (6.57%) CSS
6 73 (5.51%) RESTful
7 68 (5.14%) REST
8 64 (4.83%) SOAP
9 56 (4.23%) Gherkin
10 41 (3.10%) WCF
11 37 (2.79%) jQuery
12 31 (2.34%) ASP.NET
12 31 (2.34%) CSS3
13 29 (2.19%) .NET Framework
13 29 (2.19%) HTML5
14 26 (1.96%) WinForms
15 25 (1.89%) Backbone.js
16 24 (1.81%) AngularJS
17 23 (1.74%) WPF
18 22 (1.66%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 155 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (8.31%) Mobile App
3 105 (7.93%) Open Source
4 80 (6.04%) Management Information System
5 70 (5.29%) Computer Science
6 61 (4.61%) Equities
7 60 (4.53%) Fixed Income
8 29 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (2.04%) Client/Server
10 25 (1.89%) User Experience
11 24 (1.81%) Derivative
11 24 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 21 (1.59%) Video on Demand
12 21 (1.59%) Hedge funds
13 19 (1.44%) Mainframe
14 13 (0.98%) Blackberry
15 12 (0.91%) iPhone
15 12 (0.91%) Mathematics
16 11 (0.83%) SWIFT
16 11 (0.83%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 139 (10.50%) Windows
2 80 (6.04%) Linux
3 69 (5.21%) Android
4 63 (4.76%) UNIX
5 62 (4.68%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.38%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.38%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.30%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.23%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.15%) Solaris
12 1 (0.076%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 606 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (20.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 246 (18.58%) Test Automation
4 239 (18.05%) Automated Testing
5 221 (16.69%) BDD
6 213 (16.09%) TDD
7 210 (15.86%) Scrum
8 191 (14.43%) Regression Testing
9 184 (13.90%) Performance Testing
10 183 (13.82%) Test Strategy
11 182 (13.75%) Manual Testing
12 176 (13.29%) Software Testing
13 154 (11.63%) Business Analysis
14 136 (10.27%) Project Management
15 128 (9.67%) Automation Testing
16 116 (8.76%) Software Engineering
17 113 (8.53%) Integration Testing
18 109 (8.23%) E-Commerce
19 104 (7.85%) User Stories
20 98 (7.40%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 389 (29.38%) SQL
2 273 (20.62%) Java
3 195 (14.73%) C#
4 165 (12.46%) JavaScript
5 103 (7.78%) Ruby
6 76 (5.74%) PHP
7 69 (5.21%) Python
8 51 (3.85%) T-SQL
9 35 (2.64%) C++
10 33 (2.49%) VB
11 23 (1.74%) PL/SQL
12 19 (1.44%) VBScript
13 18 (1.36%) C
14 13 (0.98%) Perl
15 10 (0.76%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.68%) TypeScript
16 9 (0.68%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.68%) VBA
17 8 (0.60%) Scala
18 7 (0.53%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 239 (18.05%) Degree
2 186 (14.05%) ISEB
3 124 (9.37%) ISTQB
4 41 (3.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 40 (3.02%) Security Cleared
6 21 (1.59%) SC Cleared
7 11 (0.83%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.83%) HP ASE
7 11 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (0.68%) HND
9 8 (0.60%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (0.45%) PMP
10 6 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.23%) PhD
13 2 (0.15%) CEH
13 2 (0.15%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.15%) CISA
13 2 (0.15%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 560 (42.30%) QA
2 25 (1.89%) SLA
3 18 (1.36%) EMIR
3 18 (1.36%) Dodd-Frank
4 16 (1.21%) UCITS
5 5 (0.38%) JSP 440
5 5 (0.38%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.30%) MiFID
7 3 (0.23%) FATCA
7 3 (0.23%) GAAP
8 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.15%) COBIT
9 1 (0.076%) COREP
9 1 (0.076%) FINREP
9 1 (0.076%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 21 (1.59%) XenApp
2 8 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.076%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.076%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.076%) vSphere
3 1 (0.076%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 124 (9.37%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (1.51%) HP SIM
2 20 (1.51%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (0.30%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.23%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.15%) Nessus
5 2 (0.15%) Control-M
6 1 (0.076%) SCCM
6 1 (0.076%) Puppet
6 1 (0.076%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.076%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.076%) WSUS
Vendors
1 181 (13.67%) Microsoft
2 131 (9.89%) HP
3 101 (7.63%) Oracle
4 43 (3.25%) Citrix
5 32 (2.42%) Adobe
6 31 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (1.96%) SAP
8 23 (1.74%) Cognos
9 22 (1.66%) VMware
10 21 (1.59%) Cisco
10 21 (1.59%) IBM
11 20 (1.51%) SolarWinds
11 20 (1.51%) Kaseya
12 19 (1.44%) CODA
13 18 (1.36%) Bloomberg
14 13 (0.98%) Altiris
14 13 (0.98%) Capita
15 11 (0.83%) Siebel
16 10 (0.76%) Endeca
17 8 (0.60%) PeopleSoft
South West London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
TRG
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: full banking benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
asos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: £35,000 per annum depending on level and experience
Posted: 5 days ago