The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 27 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.03% 1.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.85% 1.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £31,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
227 265 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 83.15% 73.41% 79.68%
Number of salaries quoted 117 212 326
Average salary £51,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.36% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Middlesex

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (61.11%) Waterfall
3 11 (61.11%) J2EE
3 11 (61.11%) Oracle
3 11 (61.11%) CSS
3 11 (61.11%) HTML
3 11 (61.11%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (61.11%) UML
3 11 (61.11%) Swing
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
5 4 (22.22%) ClearQuest
5 4 (22.22%) ISEB
5 4 (22.22%) MS Project
5 4 (22.22%) MS Office
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (16.67%) TestDirector
6 3 (16.67%) GIS
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 3 (16.67%) Use Case
6 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Project
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) ClearQuest
2 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (16.67%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
1 11 (61.11%) Java Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Java Swing Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) HTML
1 11 (61.11%) J2EE
1 11 (61.11%) CSS
1 11 (61.11%) Swing
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) UML
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (61.11%) Waterfall
2 3 (16.67%) Validation
2 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 3 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
3 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 4 (22.22%) ISEB
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) HP