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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 69 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.81% - 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% - 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £28,000
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
308 269 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 86.52% 74.31% 73.87%
Number of salaries quoted 243 242 208
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,900 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 2014, 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 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (90.91%) Scrum
3 29 (87.88%) WATIR
3 29 (87.88%) Selenium
3 29 (87.88%) WebDriver
4 28 (84.85%) QA
5 27 (81.82%) Open Source
5 27 (81.82%) Ruby
5 27 (81.82%) E-Commerce
5 27 (81.82%) ERP
5 27 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (81.82%) RDBMS
5 27 (81.82%) Cucumber
5 27 (81.82%) Relational Database
5 27 (81.82%) Test Strategy
5 27 (81.82%) Gherkin
6 24 (72.73%) TDD
7 23 (69.70%) VB.NET
7 23 (69.70%) .NET
8 22 (66.67%) SQL Server
8 22 (66.67%) IIS
8 22 (66.67%) C#
8 22 (66.67%) HTML
8 22 (66.67%) JavaScript
8 22 (66.67%) ASP.NET
8 22 (66.67%) CSS
8 22 (66.67%) MVC
8 22 (66.67%) MSMQ
8 22 (66.67%) Pair Programming
8 22 (66.67%) NUnit

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 22 (66.67%) IIS
1 22 (66.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (51.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (81.82%) RDBMS
1 27 (81.82%) Relational Database
2 22 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (66.67%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 29 (87.88%) WATIR
1 29 (87.88%) Selenium
1 29 (87.88%) WebDriver
2 27 (81.82%) Cucumber
3 22 (66.67%) NCrunch
3 22 (66.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 22 (66.67%) Moq
3 22 (66.67%) NUnit
3 22 (66.67%) JIRA
3 22 (66.67%) ReSharper
3 22 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 22 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (39.39%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Local Government
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) QA Engineer
2 15 (45.45%) Quality Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Test Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (81.82%) Gherkin
2 23 (69.70%) .NET
3 22 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 22 (66.67%) CSS
3 22 (66.67%) MSMQ
3 22 (66.67%) NHibernate
3 22 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 22 (66.67%) jQuery
3 22 (66.67%) Spring.NET
3 22 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 22 (66.67%) Dapper ORM
3 22 (66.67%) HTML
3 22 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (66.67%) StructureMap
3 22 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 22 (66.67%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (6.06%) RESTful
4 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (81.82%) Open Source
2 17 (51.52%) Blog
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Human Factors
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (90.91%) Scrum
3 27 (81.82%) E-Commerce
3 27 (81.82%) ERP
3 27 (81.82%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (81.82%) Test Strategy
4 24 (72.73%) TDD
5 22 (66.67%) Pair Programming
5 22 (66.67%) MVC
5 22 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (66.67%) Refactoring
5 22 (66.67%) BDD
6 21 (63.64%) Mentoring
7 17 (51.52%) Benchmarking
8 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (9.09%) Use Case
10 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
11 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) Ruby
2 23 (69.70%) VB.NET
3 22 (66.67%) C#
3 22 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) HND
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (84.85%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Endeca
1 22 (66.67%) RedPrairie
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft