The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 208 228 177
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -51
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 693 553 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.43% 1.25% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.53% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 579 493 710
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40099 36110 41105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.54% 81.56% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 33305 29787 35598
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +42 193 £48,500 +2.10% 29
Bromley - 10 £43,750 - 3
Croydon -1 5 £52,500 +133.33%
Uxbridge +6 4 £35,750 -20.55%
Wembley - 4 - -
Canary Wharf +3 3 - -
Teddington - 3 £38,500 -
Ealing +11 2 £43,000 -28.33%
Hammersmith -4 2 - -
Docklands, London -6 2 £43,000 -14.00%
West Drayton - 2 £45,000 -
Harrow - 2 £33,750 -
Kingston Upon Thames -13 1 £35,000 +34.61%
Mitcham - 1 £44,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £57,500 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 585 (42.48%) QA
2 462 (33.55%) Selenium
3 456 (33.12%) Finance
4 420 (30.50%) SQL
5 381 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
6 308 (22.37%) Java
7 289 (20.99%) User Acceptance Testing
8 254 (18.45%) Degree
9 250 (18.16%) Automated Testing
10 246 (17.86%) Test Automation
11 223 (16.19%) TDD
12 219 (15.90%) BDD
13 218 (15.83%) C#
13 218 (15.83%) .NET
14 217 (15.76%) ISEB
15 214 (15.54%) Scrum
16 208 (15.11%) Test Strategy
17 203 (14.74%) Software Testing
18 186 (13.51%) Performance Testing
19 182 (13.22%) Regression Testing
20 180 (13.07%) Cucumber
21 173 (12.56%) WebDriver
22 169 (12.27%) JavaScript
23 164 (11.91%) JIRA
24 163 (11.84%) Microsoft
25 159 (11.55%) QuickTest Pro
26 157 (11.40%) Windows
27 154 (11.18%) Banking
28 153 (11.11%) Manual Testing
29 152 (11.04%) Automation Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 56 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.60%) Tomcat
3 21 (1.53%) IIS
4 19 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
5 17 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (1.16%) WebSphere
7 14 (1.02%) Apache Solr
8 10 (0.73%) CMS
9 9 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.58%) Commerce Server
10 8 (0.58%) MS Exchange
10 8 (0.58%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (0.51%) Confluence
11 7 (0.51%) LiveLink
12 6 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.44%) GlassFish
13 5 (0.36%) Documentum
14 4 (0.29%) Node.js
14 4 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 81 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.11%) MS Office
3 23 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.51%) MS Project
6 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.22%) Stata
7 3 (0.22%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 23 (1.67%) Magento
2 14 (1.02%) JDE OneWorld
3 10 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.58%) Fredhopper
5 7 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.36%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 4 (0.29%) Tridion
8 4 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
8 4 (0.29%) Sentinel
9 3 (0.22%) Kondor+
9 3 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
9 3 (0.22%) Summit
9 3 (0.22%) LatentZero
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.15%) SalesLogix
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.32%) SaaS
2 28 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.23%) Basecamp
4 11 (0.80%) Heroku
5 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.073%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.03%) Internet
2 19 (1.38%) HTTP
2 19 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.02%) LAN
4 8 (0.58%) Intranet
4 8 (0.58%) HTTPS
5 7 (0.51%) DNS
5 7 (0.51%) 3G
6 6 (0.44%) Firewall
6 6 (0.44%) Wireless
7 5 (0.36%) LDAP
7 5 (0.36%) SSL
8 4 (0.29%) WAN
9 3 (0.22%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.22%) SMS
9 3 (0.22%) FTP
9 3 (0.22%) SAN
10 2 (0.15%) CTI
10 2 (0.15%) SS7
10 2 (0.15%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 84 (6.10%) Relational Database
3 44 (3.20%) MySQL
4 29 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (1.53%) Big Data
7 21 (1.53%) RDBMS
8 18 (1.31%) MongoDB
9 17 (1.23%) Oracle Database
10 15 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (0.94%) Hazelcast
12 13 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 13 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
13 10 (0.73%) DB2
14 9 (0.65%) QlikView
15 8 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
16 7 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 462 (33.55%) Selenium
2 180 (13.07%) Cucumber
3 173 (12.56%) WebDriver
4 164 (11.91%) JIRA
5 159 (11.55%) QuickTest Pro
6 88 (6.39%) LoadRunner
6 88 (6.39%) Jenkins
7 85 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 81 (5.88%) JMeter
9 80 (5.81%) SoapUI
10 79 (5.74%) JUnit
11 74 (5.37%) Subversion
12 73 (5.30%) NUnit
13 65 (4.72%) Visual Studio
14 54 (3.92%) Hudson
15 51 (3.70%) SpecFlow
16 50 (3.63%) Git (software)
17 43 (3.12%) WATIR
18 42 (3.05%) Robotium
19 39 (2.83%) Calabash
General
1 456 (33.12%) Finance
2 154 (11.18%) Banking
3 102 (7.41%) Retail
4 53 (3.85%) Back Office
5 45 (3.27%) Investment Banking
6 41 (2.98%) Telecoms
7 38 (2.76%) Games
7 38 (2.76%) Front Office
8 23 (1.67%) Publishing
8 23 (1.67%) Financial Institution
9 22 (1.60%) Marketing
10 21 (1.53%) Law
11 13 (0.94%) Advertising
12 12 (0.87%) Electronics
13 9 (0.65%) Music Industry
14 8 (0.58%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.44%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.36%) Legal
17 4 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 617 (44.81%) Analyst
2 313 (22.73%) Test Analyst
3 213 (15.47%) Tester
3 213 (15.47%) Business Analyst
4 155 (11.26%) Developer
4 155 (11.26%) QA Engineer
5 114 (8.28%) QA Analyst
6 90 (6.54%) Test Engineer
7 80 (5.81%) Test Leader
8 77 (5.59%) Senior Analyst
9 59 (4.28%) Automation Engineer
10 58 (4.21%) QA Tester
10 58 (4.21%) Systems Analyst
11 56 (4.07%) Senior Test Analyst
11 56 (4.07%) Consultant
12 55 (3.99%) Test Manager
13 52 (3.78%) Business Systems Analyst
14 50 (3.63%) Automation Analyst
15 43 (3.12%) QA Test Analyst
16 41 (2.98%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (15.83%) .NET
2 147 (10.68%) Web Services
3 122 (8.86%) XML
4 117 (8.50%) HTML
5 104 (7.55%) CSS
6 91 (6.61%) REST
6 91 (6.61%) SOAP
7 69 (5.01%) Gherkin
8 52 (3.78%) jQuery
9 50 (3.63%) .NET Framework
9 50 (3.63%) RESTful
10 48 (3.49%) WCF
11 45 (3.27%) CSS3
12 38 (2.76%) ASP.NET
13 36 (2.61%) HTML5
14 34 (2.47%) Backbone.js
15 29 (2.11%) JSON
15 29 (2.11%) AngularJS
16 24 (1.74%) WinForms
16 24 (1.74%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 111 (8.06%) Mobile App
2 86 (6.25%) Open Source
3 82 (5.95%) Management Information System
4 74 (5.37%) Computer Science
5 59 (4.28%) Equities
6 57 (4.14%) Fixed Income
7 40 (2.90%) Client/Server
8 39 (2.83%) Blackberry
9 26 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.67%) Hedge funds
11 22 (1.60%) Derivative
12 19 (1.38%) Mainframe
13 18 (1.31%) Mathematics
14 17 (1.23%) AS400
15 12 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (0.87%) Video on Demand
15 12 (0.87%) Physics
16 10 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
16 10 (0.73%) Online Games
17 9 (0.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 157 (11.40%) Windows
2 107 (7.77%) Android
3 100 (7.26%) Apple iOS
4 88 (6.39%) Linux
5 51 (3.70%) UNIX
6 10 (0.73%) Windows Phone
7 9 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.51%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (0.36%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.22%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.15%) Solaris
13 1 (0.073%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (20.99%) User Acceptance Testing
3 250 (18.16%) Automated Testing
4 246 (17.86%) Test Automation
5 223 (16.19%) TDD
6 219 (15.90%) BDD
7 214 (15.54%) Scrum
8 208 (15.11%) Test Strategy
9 203 (14.74%) Software Testing
10 186 (13.51%) Performance Testing
11 182 (13.22%) Regression Testing
12 153 (11.11%) Manual Testing
13 152 (11.04%) Automation Testing
14 149 (10.82%) Business Analysis
15 144 (10.46%) E-Commerce
16 115 (8.35%) Integration Testing
17 113 (8.21%) User Stories
18 107 (7.77%) Software Engineering
19 104 (7.55%) Project Management
20 94 (6.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 420 (30.50%) SQL
2 308 (22.37%) Java
3 218 (15.83%) C#
4 169 (12.27%) JavaScript
5 106 (7.70%) Ruby
6 71 (5.16%) Python
7 70 (5.08%) PHP
8 55 (3.99%) T-SQL
9 51 (3.70%) VB
10 47 (3.41%) C++
11 30 (2.18%) VBScript
12 27 (1.96%) C
13 24 (1.74%) PL/SQL
14 20 (1.45%) Groovy
15 17 (1.23%) Perl
16 14 (1.02%) TypeScript
17 13 (0.94%) CoffeeScript
18 12 (0.87%) VB.NET
19 11 (0.80%) Shell Script
20 9 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 254 (18.45%) Degree
2 217 (15.76%) ISEB
3 129 (9.37%) ISTQB
4 47 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 37 (2.69%) Security Cleared
6 21 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 13 (0.94%) HND
8 12 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (0.58%) HP ASE
11 6 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.22%) PhD
13 2 (0.15%) CEH
13 2 (0.15%) OSCP
13 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.073%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 585 (42.48%) QA
2 22 (1.60%) SLA
3 20 (1.45%) Dodd-Frank
4 17 (1.23%) EMIR
5 15 (1.09%) UCITS
6 6 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.36%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.22%) Basel III
8 3 (0.22%) FATCA
9 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.15%) MiFID
10 1 (0.073%) COREP
10 1 (0.073%) FINREP
10 1 (0.073%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 8 (0.58%) XenApp
2 7 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.073%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.073%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.073%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 124 (9.01%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
2 8 (0.58%) HP SIM
3 7 (0.51%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.15%) Nessus
5 1 (0.073%) Puppet
5 1 (0.073%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.073%) Oozie
5 1 (0.073%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 163 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 136 (9.88%) Oracle
3 123 (8.93%) HP
4 36 (2.61%) IBM
5 29 (2.11%) SAP
6 27 (1.96%) Citrix
7 22 (1.60%) Adobe
8 19 (1.38%) Cognos
9 18 (1.31%) Bloomberg
10 16 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.02%) Charles River
12 13 (0.94%) Jaspersoft
13 12 (0.87%) Lotus
13 12 (0.87%) Capita
13 12 (0.87%) Endeca
14 11 (0.80%) CODA
14 11 (0.80%) Business Objects
15 10 (0.73%) Altiris
16 9 (0.65%) hybris
16 9 (0.65%) VMware
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
North London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
UK Sport
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Candidate Source
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Candidate Source
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum 20% company bonus + pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus (20%) + Pension + health etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 3 days ago