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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 199 220 181
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -39
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 676 576 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.44% 1.31% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.59% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 574 503 704
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £33,325
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £72,500
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
38965 36132 40630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.77% 81.91% 80.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32119 29911 35026
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +20 168 £50,000 +5.26% 24
Docklands, London -4 5 £50,000 -
Bromley - 5 £50,000 -
Canary Wharf +15 4 - -
Chiswick -2 4 £42,500 -
Wembley -4 4 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £50,000 - 1
Ealing +12 3 £51,500 +28.75%
New Malden - 3 £42,500 -
Teddington - 3 £38,500 -
Uxbridge +3 2 £43,750 -2.77%
Hammersmith +1 2 - -
West Drayton - 2 £45,000 -
Croydon -12 1 £44,000 +3.52%
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 29 August 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.

1 595 (43.49%) QA
2 484 (35.38%) Selenium
3 442 (32.31%) Finance
4 417 (30.48%) SQL
5 365 (26.68%) Agile Software Development
6 302 (22.08%) Java
7 267 (19.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 259 (18.93%) Automated Testing
9 250 (18.27%) Degree
10 239 (17.47%) Test Automation
11 232 (16.96%) Scrum
12 229 (16.74%) BDD
13 228 (16.67%) TDD
14 218 (15.94%) Regression Testing
15 210 (15.35%) C#
15 210 (15.35%) .NET
16 206 (15.06%) ISEB
17 203 (14.84%) JIRA
18 193 (14.11%) Software Testing
19 191 (13.96%) Test Strategy
20 190 (13.89%) Performance Testing
21 182 (13.30%) Cucumber
22 181 (13.23%) WebDriver
23 179 (13.08%) JavaScript
24 173 (12.65%) Microsoft
25 169 (12.35%) QuickTest Pro
26 154 (11.26%) Business Analysis
27 144 (10.53%) Manual Testing
28 140 (10.23%) Web Services
29 136 (9.94%) SQL Server

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 51 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.68%) Tomcat
3 22 (1.61%) IIS
4 17 (1.24%) MS Exchange
5 14 (1.02%) WebSphere
5 14 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (0.88%) Apache Solr
7 12 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (0.73%) CMS
9 9 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
10 8 (0.58%) Commerce Server
11 7 (0.51%) Confluence
12 6 (0.44%) Node.js
12 6 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.44%) Drupal
12 6 (0.44%) GlassFish
13 5 (0.37%) Documentum
14 4 (0.29%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 77 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 31 (2.27%) MS Office
3 21 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.44%) MS Project
6 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.15%) Stata
7 2 (0.15%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 25 (1.83%) Magento
2 14 (1.02%) JDE OneWorld
3 13 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.58%) Fredhopper
5 8 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.37%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 5 (0.37%) Sentinel
7 4 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.29%) Tridion
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.22%) Sophis RISQUE
8 3 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
9 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.15%) SalesLogix
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle iStore
9 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.15%) Kondor+
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.70%) SaaS
2 25 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.61%) Basecamp
4 12 (0.88%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 9 (0.66%) Heroku
6 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.073%) Force.com
7 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.41%) HTTP
2 30 (2.19%) Internet
3 17 (1.24%) LAN
4 15 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.58%) Intranet
5 8 (0.58%) HTTPS
6 7 (0.51%) DNS
6 7 (0.51%) 3G
7 6 (0.44%) Firewall
7 6 (0.44%) Wireless
8 5 (0.37%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.37%) SSL
8 5 (0.37%) 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
1 136 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 81 (5.92%) Relational Database
3 43 (3.14%) MySQL
4 31 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 19 (1.39%) Big Data
9 17 (1.24%) Oracle Database
10 16 (1.17%) MongoDB
10 16 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (0.88%) Hazelcast
12 12 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 12 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
13 11 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (0.73%) DB2
15 9 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 7 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 484 (35.38%) Selenium
2 203 (14.84%) JIRA
3 182 (13.30%) Cucumber
4 181 (13.23%) WebDriver
5 169 (12.35%) QuickTest Pro
6 91 (6.65%) Jenkins
7 90 (6.58%) LoadRunner
8 88 (6.43%) Subversion
9 82 (5.99%) JMeter
10 80 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 78 (5.70%) JUnit
12 64 (4.68%) NUnit
12 64 (4.68%) SoapUI
13 61 (4.46%) Visual Studio
14 57 (4.17%) Git (software)
15 55 (4.02%) Hudson
16 52 (3.80%) SpecFlow
17 40 (2.92%) Robotium
18 37 (2.70%) WATIR
19 36 (2.63%) JBehave
General
1 442 (32.31%) Finance
2 122 (8.92%) Banking
3 92 (6.73%) Retail
4 47 (3.44%) Back Office
5 42 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 40 (2.92%) Games
7 37 (2.70%) Investment Banking
8 30 (2.19%) Front Office
9 28 (2.05%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.75%) Law
10 24 (1.75%) Publishing
10 24 (1.75%) Marketing
11 17 (1.24%) Electronics
12 13 (0.95%) Advertising
13 7 (0.51%) Music Industry
14 6 (0.44%) Legal
14 6 (0.44%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.37%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.37%) Billing
16 4 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 597 (43.64%) Analyst
2 309 (22.59%) Test Analyst
3 205 (14.99%) Tester
4 204 (14.91%) Business Analyst
5 172 (12.57%) QA Engineer
6 135 (9.87%) Developer
7 96 (7.02%) QA Analyst
8 91 (6.65%) Test Engineer
9 82 (5.99%) Test Leader
10 68 (4.97%) Automation Engineer
10 68 (4.97%) Senior Analyst
11 59 (4.31%) Consultant
12 58 (4.24%) Systems Analyst
12 58 (4.24%) QA Tester
13 51 (3.73%) Business Systems Analyst
14 50 (3.65%) Test Manager
15 48 (3.51%) Senior Test Analyst
15 48 (3.51%) QA Automation Engineer
16 47 (3.44%) Automation Analyst
17 40 (2.92%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (15.35%) .NET
2 140 (10.23%) Web Services
3 128 (9.36%) HTML
4 111 (8.11%) XML
5 104 (7.60%) CSS
6 81 (5.92%) SOAP
7 80 (5.85%) REST
8 67 (4.90%) RESTful
9 66 (4.82%) Gherkin
10 49 (3.58%) WCF
10 49 (3.58%) jQuery
11 41 (3.00%) CSS3
12 40 (2.92%) .NET Framework
13 37 (2.70%) ASP.NET
14 36 (2.63%) HTML5
15 32 (2.34%) Backbone.js
16 27 (1.97%) WinForms
16 27 (1.97%) AngularJS
17 25 (1.83%) WPF
18 22 (1.61%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 109 (7.97%) Mobile App
2 99 (7.24%) Open Source
3 77 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 68 (4.97%) Computer Science
5 60 (4.39%) Equities
6 57 (4.17%) Fixed Income
7 32 (2.34%) Client/Server
8 25 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (1.68%) Hedge funds
10 22 (1.61%) Mainframe
11 20 (1.46%) Derivative
12 19 (1.39%) Blackberry
12 19 (1.39%) Video on Demand
13 18 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (1.17%) Mathematics
15 13 (0.95%) AS400
16 11 (0.80%) Online Games
16 11 (0.80%) Physics
17 10 (0.73%) iPhone
17 10 (0.73%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 130 (9.50%) Windows
2 84 (6.14%) Linux
3 80 (5.85%) Android
4 73 (5.34%) Apple iOS
5 61 (4.46%) UNIX
6 8 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.44%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.44%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.22%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.15%) Solaris
11 1 (0.073%) AIX
11 1 (0.073%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (26.68%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (19.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 259 (18.93%) Automated Testing
4 239 (17.47%) Test Automation
5 232 (16.96%) Scrum
6 229 (16.74%) BDD
7 228 (16.67%) TDD
8 218 (15.94%) Regression Testing
9 193 (14.11%) Software Testing
10 191 (13.96%) Test Strategy
11 190 (13.89%) Performance Testing
12 154 (11.26%) Business Analysis
13 144 (10.53%) Manual Testing
14 135 (9.87%) E-Commerce
15 132 (9.65%) Automation Testing
16 129 (9.43%) Project Management
17 116 (8.48%) Software Engineering
17 116 (8.48%) Integration Testing
18 115 (8.41%) User Stories
19 101 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 417 (30.48%) SQL
2 302 (22.08%) Java
3 210 (15.35%) C#
4 179 (13.08%) JavaScript
5 113 (8.26%) Ruby
6 81 (5.92%) PHP
7 73 (5.34%) Python
8 59 (4.31%) T-SQL
9 42 (3.07%) C++
10 35 (2.56%) VB
11 27 (1.97%) PL/SQL
12 25 (1.83%) VBScript
13 18 (1.32%) C
14 14 (1.02%) Perl
15 12 (0.88%) CoffeeScript
15 12 (0.88%) TypeScript
16 11 (0.80%) Groovy
16 11 (0.80%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.73%) VB.NET
18 8 (0.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 250 (18.27%) Degree
2 206 (15.06%) ISEB
3 135 (9.87%) ISTQB
4 42 (3.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 32 (2.34%) Security Cleared
6 16 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 11 (0.80%) HP ASE
8 9 (0.66%) HND
9 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.22%) PhD
12 3 (0.22%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.22%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.15%) OSCP
13 2 (0.15%) CEH
14 1 (0.073%) ACCA
14 1 (0.073%) CIPFA
14 1 (0.073%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 595 (43.49%) QA
2 24 (1.75%) SLA
3 20 (1.46%) Dodd-Frank
4 18 (1.32%) EMIR
5 16 (1.17%) UCITS
6 5 (0.37%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.22%) FATCA
9 2 (0.15%) Basel III
9 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.15%) COBIT
9 2 (0.15%) MiFID
10 1 (0.073%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.073%) GAAP
10 1 (0.073%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.073%) COREP
10 1 (0.073%) FINREP
System Software
1 16 (1.17%) XenApp
2 5 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.073%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.073%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 117 (8.55%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.17%) HP SIM
2 16 (1.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (0.51%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.15%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.15%) Nessus
5 1 (0.073%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.073%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.073%) Puppet
Vendors
1 173 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 124 (9.06%) Oracle
3 122 (8.92%) HP
4 38 (2.78%) Citrix
5 32 (2.34%) Adobe
6 28 (2.05%) IBM
7 25 (1.83%) SAP
7 25 (1.83%) Cognos
7 25 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (1.32%) CODA
8 18 (1.32%) Bloomberg
8 18 (1.32%) VMware
9 16 (1.17%) SolarWinds
9 16 (1.17%) Kaseya
9 16 (1.17%) Cisco
10 13 (0.95%) Altiris
11 12 (0.88%) Charles River
11 12 (0.88%) Capita
11 12 (0.88%) Endeca
11 12 (0.88%) Jaspersoft
Central London / West End
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits (Healthcare, Pension)
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Talent Source Global
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + options + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MLG Partners
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Lambeth, London
Arqiva
Salary: plus bonus and corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Fraser Munro IT Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus (20%) + Pension + health etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago