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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 54 47 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 32 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.99% 7.96% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 9.58% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £50,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.98% -2.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Hampshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
349 334 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 86.60% 83.08% 76.43%
Number of salaries quoted 297 249 302
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) JSP
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) T-Plan
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Finance

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) RAD
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (25.00%) V-Model
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) People Management
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) T-Plan