The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Maidstone region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 43 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 3.61% 13.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 17.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
199 63 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 79.92% 76.83% 71.21%
Number of salaries quoted 110 59 47
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Scripting
Kent

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Maidstone region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Maidstone

Test Scripting
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) QA
2 15 (93.75%) XML
3 11 (68.75%) ISEB
3 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
3 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (25.00%) NHS
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Analyst
2 15 (93.75%) QA Analyst
3 12 (75.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) ISEB
1 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (93.75%) QA