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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - 47 47
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 0.34% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.46% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £24,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -42.35%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
347 218 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 88.07% 74.40% 66.97%
Number of salaries quoted 317 205 207
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 January 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 9 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 9 (100.00%) ERP
1 9 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
1 9 (100.00%) QA
1 9 (100.00%) WATIR
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 9 (100.00%) Open Source
1 9 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 9 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 9 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 9 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (55.56%) GitHub
2 5 (55.56%) Blog
2 5 (55.56%) Benchmarking
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Pair Programming
3 4 (44.44%) NUnit
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) IIS
1 4 (44.44%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) WATIR
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 9 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) NUnit
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) ReSharper
2 4 (44.44%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (44.44%) Moq
2 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) NCrunch
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 9 (100.00%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) MSMQ
2 4 (44.44%) NHibernate
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) Spring.NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (44.44%) Dapper ORM
2 4 (44.44%) StructureMap
2 4 (44.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (44.44%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 9 (100.00%) ERP
1 9 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 9 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (55.56%) Benchmarking
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Pair Programming
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Refactoring
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Endeca
1 4 (44.44%) RedPrairie