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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 241 220 205
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 526 606 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.17% 1.33% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.59% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 432 511 590
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
37588 38025 39126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.27% 83.57% 81.59%
Number of salaries quoted 31697 31217 33346
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +29 111 £52,500 +10.52% 24
Croydon -4 7 £45,000 +33.33%
Chiswick - 7 £42,500 -
Uxbridge +3 5 £55,000 +15.78%
Wimbledon - 5 £60,000 - 2
Bromley +14 4 £60,000 +13.20% 1
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Hillingdon - 3 £34,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +4 2 £57,500 +121.15%
Surbiton - 2 £50,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £50,000 -
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 520 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
2 509 (42.88%) QA
3 398 (33.53%) Selenium
4 372 (31.34%) Finance
5 368 (31.00%) SQL
6 268 (22.58%) Java
7 239 (20.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 231 (19.46%) BDD
9 225 (18.96%) Test Automation
10 207 (17.44%) Degree
11 205 (17.27%) TDD
12 194 (16.34%) JIRA
13 189 (15.92%) C#
14 188 (15.84%) Automated Testing
15 176 (14.83%) Scrum
16 170 (14.32%) Microsoft
16 170 (14.32%) ISEB
17 169 (14.24%) Performance Testing
18 158 (13.31%) Manual Testing
19 156 (13.14%) WebDriver
19 156 (13.14%) Regression Testing
20 155 (13.06%) Test Strategy
21 145 (12.22%) Software Testing
22 139 (11.71%) HP
23 138 (11.63%) ISTQB
24 136 (11.46%) Business Analysis
24 136 (11.46%) SQL Server
25 135 (11.37%) QuickTest Pro
26 133 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
27 130 (10.95%) Automation Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 46 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.85%) MS Exchange
3 21 (1.77%) Tomcat
4 15 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (0.93%) IIS
5 11 (0.93%) CMS
6 10 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (0.59%) Drupal
7 7 (0.59%) Confluence
7 7 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.51%) Node.js
9 5 (0.42%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.42%) Commerce Server
10 4 (0.34%) Alfresco
10 4 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.25%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.17%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.084%) WorkSite
Applications
1 73 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 50 (4.21%) MS Office
3 14 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.51%) MS Project
5 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.10%) JDE OneWorld
2 13 (1.10%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.93%) Magento
4 9 (0.76%) Sentinel
5 8 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.59%) Sophis RISQUE
7 6 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 4 (0.34%) Tridion
9 4 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.25%) Temenos T24
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.17%) SAP Retail
11 2 (0.17%) SAP HR
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
12 1 (0.084%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (0.084%) SAP CRM
12 1 (0.084%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.44%) SaaS
2 17 (1.43%) Basecamp
3 8 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.42%) Force.com
5 4 (0.34%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.084%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.12%) HTTP
2 19 (1.60%) Internet
3 11 (0.93%) LAN
4 9 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.42%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.25%) Wireless
7 2 (0.17%) DNS
7 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.17%) SMS
7 2 (0.17%) Firewall
8 1 (0.084%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 60 (5.05%) Relational Database
3 31 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (2.19%) RDBMS
5 26 (2.19%) MySQL
6 21 (1.77%) Data Mining
6 21 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (1.18%) QlikView
9 13 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (0.93%) Big Data
10 11 (0.93%) Oracle Database
11 10 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.67%) MS Access
12 8 (0.67%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.59%) SQLPlus
13 7 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 398 (33.53%) Selenium
2 194 (16.34%) JIRA
3 156 (13.14%) WebDriver
4 135 (11.37%) QuickTest Pro
5 126 (10.61%) Cucumber
6 82 (6.91%) JMeter
7 74 (6.23%) JUnit
8 70 (5.90%) Subversion
9 69 (5.81%) Jenkins
10 68 (5.73%) LoadRunner
11 60 (5.05%) Git (software)
12 59 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 50 (4.21%) JBehave
14 49 (4.13%) SpecFlow
15 48 (4.04%) Hudson
16 41 (3.45%) Visual Studio
17 40 (3.37%) NUnit
17 40 (3.37%) FitNesse
18 35 (2.95%) Maven
19 27 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 372 (31.34%) Finance
2 109 (9.18%) Banking
3 82 (6.91%) Retail
4 43 (3.62%) Back Office
5 32 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.36%) Games
7 26 (2.19%) Investment Banking
8 23 (1.94%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.68%) Front Office
9 20 (1.68%) Law
10 18 (1.52%) Marketing
11 15 (1.26%) Advertising
12 13 (1.10%) Publishing
12 13 (1.10%) Electronics
13 10 (0.84%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.67%) Legal
15 4 (0.34%) French Language
15 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.25%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 494 (41.62%) Analyst
2 250 (21.06%) Test Analyst
3 163 (13.73%) Tester
4 147 (12.38%) Business Analyst
5 135 (11.37%) QA Engineer
6 95 (8.00%) Test Engineer
7 86 (7.25%) Developer
8 80 (6.74%) QA Analyst
9 68 (5.73%) Test Leader
10 66 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
11 62 (5.22%) Consultant
12 53 (4.47%) Test Manager
13 51 (4.30%) QA Leader
14 50 (4.21%) Systems Analyst
15 47 (3.96%) QA Automation Engineer
16 45 (3.79%) QA Tester
17 39 (3.29%) Automation Analyst
18 38 (3.20%) Test Consultant
19 35 (2.95%) Business Systems Analyst
20 34 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (10.61%) Web Services
2 116 (9.77%) .NET
3 102 (8.59%) XML
4 73 (6.15%) HTML
5 63 (5.31%) RESTful
6 50 (4.21%) REST
7 48 (4.04%) Gherkin
7 48 (4.04%) CSS
8 47 (3.96%) SOAP
9 23 (1.94%) J2EE
10 21 (1.77%) Flash
11 20 (1.68%) JSP
12 19 (1.60%) WCF
12 19 (1.60%) WPF
13 17 (1.43%) jQuery
14 16 (1.35%) WinForms
14 16 (1.35%) .NET Framework
15 15 (1.26%) AngularJS
16 14 (1.18%) Ajax
17 13 (1.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 133 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (8.76%) Open Source
3 82 (6.91%) Management Information System
4 78 (6.57%) Mobile App
5 63 (5.31%) Computer Science
6 51 (4.30%) Equities
7 49 (4.13%) Fixed Income
8 33 (2.78%) Derivative
9 28 (2.36%) iPhone
10 27 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 26 (2.19%) User Experience
12 23 (1.94%) iPad
12 23 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (1.85%) Data Structures
14 21 (1.77%) Client/Server
15 20 (1.68%) GIS
16 18 (1.52%) Video on Demand
17 14 (1.18%) Hedge funds
18 13 (1.10%) Mathematics
19 11 (0.93%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 116 (9.77%) Windows
2 77 (6.49%) Linux
3 69 (5.81%) UNIX
4 51 (4.30%) Android
5 48 (4.04%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.67%) Windows 2000
8 5 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.34%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.25%) Solaris
11 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.084%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.084%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (20.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 231 (19.46%) BDD
4 225 (18.96%) Test Automation
5 205 (17.27%) TDD
6 188 (15.84%) Automated Testing
7 176 (14.83%) Scrum
8 169 (14.24%) Performance Testing
9 158 (13.31%) Manual Testing
10 156 (13.14%) Regression Testing
11 155 (13.06%) Test Strategy
12 145 (12.22%) Software Testing
13 136 (11.46%) Business Analysis
14 130 (10.95%) Automation Testing
15 129 (10.87%) Project Management
16 117 (9.86%) Integration Testing
17 95 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
18 94 (7.92%) User Stories
19 93 (7.83%) Software Engineering
20 91 (7.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 368 (31.00%) SQL
2 268 (22.58%) Java
3 189 (15.92%) C#
4 127 (10.70%) JavaScript
5 68 (5.73%) Ruby
6 58 (4.89%) Python
7 50 (4.21%) T-SQL
8 49 (4.13%) PHP
9 45 (3.79%) C++
10 24 (2.02%) C
11 22 (1.85%) PL/SQL
12 19 (1.60%) VB
13 16 (1.35%) Perl
14 12 (1.01%) VBA
14 12 (1.01%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.84%) Objective-C
15 10 (0.84%) VBScript
16 8 (0.67%) VB.NET
16 8 (0.67%) Scala
17 6 (0.51%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 207 (17.44%) Degree
2 170 (14.32%) ISEB
3 138 (11.63%) ISTQB
4 66 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 39 (3.29%) Security Cleared
6 19 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 14 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.84%) HP ASE
8 10 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.76%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.59%) HND
10 7 (0.59%) PMP
10 7 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.25%) MCDBA
12 3 (0.25%) PhD
13 2 (0.17%) CEH
13 2 (0.17%) CISA
13 2 (0.17%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 509 (42.88%) QA
2 22 (1.85%) SLA
3 11 (0.93%) EMIR
3 11 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (0.84%) UCITS
5 8 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.42%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.42%) MiFID
7 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.25%) FATCA
7 3 (0.25%) Basel II
7 3 (0.25%) GAAP
8 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.17%) COBIT
9 1 (0.084%) COREP
9 1 (0.084%) FINREP
System Software
1 22 (1.85%) XenApp
2 9 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.25%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.084%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.084%) HDFS
4 1 (0.084%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.084%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.084%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 116 (9.77%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (1.77%) HP SIM
2 21 (1.77%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (0.25%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.17%) Control-M
4 2 (0.17%) Nessus
5 1 (0.084%) WSUS
5 1 (0.084%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (0.084%) SCCM
5 1 (0.084%) Oozie
5 1 (0.084%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.084%) Puppet
Vendors
1 170 (14.32%) Microsoft
2 139 (11.71%) HP
3 91 (7.67%) Oracle
4 37 (3.12%) Citrix
5 31 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
6 23 (1.94%) VMware
7 22 (1.85%) Cognos
7 22 (1.85%) Cisco
8 21 (1.77%) SolarWinds
8 21 (1.77%) Kaseya
9 19 (1.60%) CODA
10 18 (1.52%) IBM
10 18 (1.52%) Adobe
11 15 (1.26%) Bloomberg
12 13 (1.10%) Siebel
13 11 (0.93%) Altiris
13 11 (0.93%) thinkFolio
14 10 (0.84%) Atlassian
14 10 (0.84%) SAP
15 9 (0.76%) StatPro
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TRYZENS LTD
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum and bonus (10-20%) and good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £59000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Package (travel, bonus, healthcare,
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago