The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 108 62 120
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +58
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 38 114 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.52% 3.42% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 3.78% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 19 82 33
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,926 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Test Scripting
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2249 3017 3130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.74% 90.55% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1405 1901 2011
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Scotland

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Scotland

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -21 15 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Glasgow -29 13 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Dumfries and Galloway - 8 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £42,500 -
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.08%) Regression Testing
2 23 (31.08%) QA
3 21 (28.38%) Test Automation
4 20 (27.03%) Selenium
4 20 (27.03%) Finance
5 18 (24.32%) SQL
5 18 (24.32%) Degree
6 16 (21.62%) Test Strategy
6 16 (21.62%) SDLC
6 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
7 15 (20.27%) Scrum
7 15 (20.27%) BDD
8 14 (18.92%) Computer Science
8 14 (18.92%) Project Management
9 13 (17.57%) Java
9 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
9 13 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (17.57%) Jenkins
10 12 (16.22%) Manual Testing
10 12 (16.22%) Python
10 12 (16.22%) .NET
10 12 (16.22%) TDD
10 12 (16.22%) Banking
10 12 (16.22%) Software Testing
11 11 (14.86%) ISTQB
11 11 (14.86%) Manufacturing
11 11 (14.86%) Oracle
11 11 (14.86%) ISEB
12 10 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.35%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) SAN
1 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) MySQL
3 2 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.35%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.35%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 20 (27.03%) Selenium
2 13 (17.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (12.16%) JIRA
4 7 (9.46%) JUnit
4 7 (9.46%) Maven
4 7 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (9.46%) WebDriver
5 6 (8.11%) Ant
5 6 (8.11%) Jasmine
5 6 (8.11%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.76%) JBehave
6 5 (6.76%) Subversion
6 5 (6.76%) TestNG
7 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.70%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.35%) TestLink
General
1 20 (27.03%) Finance
2 12 (16.22%) Banking
3 11 (14.86%) Manufacturing
4 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.41%) Games
6 3 (4.05%) Electronics
6 3 (4.05%) Marketing
7 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.70%) Law
8 1 (1.35%) Back Office
8 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (35.14%) Analyst
2 18 (24.32%) Tester
3 13 (17.57%) Test Analyst
4 12 (16.22%) Test Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Test Automation Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) Software Tester
7 8 (10.81%) Programmer
7 8 (10.81%) Test Manager
8 7 (9.46%) Junior
8 7 (9.46%) Test Leader
9 6 (8.11%) Automation Tester
9 6 (8.11%) Junior Analyst
10 5 (6.76%) Junior Programmer
10 5 (6.76%) QA Engineer
11 4 (5.41%) Developer
11 4 (5.41%) QA Analyst
11 4 (5.41%) QA Test Analyst
11 4 (5.41%) QA Tester
11 4 (5.41%) Software Analyst
11 4 (5.41%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) .NET
2 9 (12.16%) jQuery
3 8 (10.81%) REST
3 8 (10.81%) SOAP
3 8 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (6.76%) RESTful
5 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.05%) HTML
6 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.70%) J2EE
6 2 (2.70%) Spring
7 1 (1.35%) CGI
7 1 (1.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.81%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.70%) Derivative
5 2 (2.70%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.70%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.70%) Pricing Data
5 2 (2.70%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.70%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Windows
2 8 (10.81%) Unix
3 5 (6.76%) Linux
4 4 (5.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.08%) Regression Testing
3 21 (28.38%) Test Automation
4 16 (21.62%) SDLC
4 16 (21.62%) Test Strategy
5 15 (20.27%) BDD
5 15 (20.27%) Scrum
6 14 (18.92%) Project Management
7 13 (17.57%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (16.22%) Manual Testing
8 12 (16.22%) Software Testing
8 12 (16.22%) TDD
9 10 (13.51%) Performance Testing
9 10 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (13.51%) Unit Testing
10 9 (12.16%) Automated Testing
10 9 (12.16%) Data Analysis
10 9 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (10.81%) MVC
11 8 (10.81%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) SQL
2 13 (17.57%) Java
3 12 (16.22%) Python
4 9 (12.16%) VB
5 8 (10.81%) C
5 8 (10.81%) Fortran
5 8 (10.81%) PHP
6 7 (9.46%) C#
7 5 (6.76%) Perl
7 5 (6.76%) Ruby
8 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.35%) C++
10 1 (1.35%) VB6
10 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (24.32%) Degree
2 11 (14.86%) ISEB
2 11 (14.86%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CIPD
5 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (31.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (8.11%) Puppet
2 4 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.35%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.86%) Oracle
3 9 (12.16%) HP
4 5 (6.76%) SAP
5 3 (4.05%) Citrix
6 2 (2.70%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.70%) Reuters
7 1 (1.35%) ILOG
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