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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 43 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.21% 1.00% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.16% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 6
Median salary £27,500 £50,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +35.13%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
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
222 259 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 89.88% 86.05% 80.13%
Number of salaries quoted 210 218 318
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Portsmouth region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Law
2 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle