The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 172 191 160
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -31
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 360 305 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.60% 1.39% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.86% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 285 267 356
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £27,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £47,650 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17483 16358 17452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.71% 74.64% 75.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13669 13271 14808
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in the South East

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in the South East

Test Scripting
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +33 100 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Hampshire +12 95 £35,000 - 14
Berkshire +16 86 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Buckinghamshire -4 32 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Oxfordshire +18 18 £44,250 +60.90%
Kent -23 14 £36,250 +31.81% 1
West Sussex -6 9 £38,750 +26.01% 1
Middlesex +5 5 £31,500 -25.88%
East Sussex -53 4 £37,500 +2.73% 2
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 288 (43.05%) SQL
2 233 (34.83%) ISEB
3 195 (29.15%) QA
4 190 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
5 180 (26.91%) Software Testing
6 173 (25.86%) Selenium
7 137 (20.48%) ISTQB
8 133 (19.88%) Test Automation
9 126 (18.83%) Java
9 126 (18.83%) Degree
10 124 (18.54%) .NET
10 124 (18.54%) QuickTest Pro
11 122 (18.24%) C#
12 113 (16.89%) Finance
13 111 (16.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 110 (16.44%) Microsoft
15 100 (14.95%) HTML
16 98 (14.65%) HP Quality Center
17 95 (14.20%) Automated Testing
17 95 (14.20%) JavaScript
18 92 (13.75%) Windows
19 90 (13.45%) WebDriver
19 90 (13.45%) Manual Testing
20 88 (13.15%) SQL Server
21 79 (11.81%) MS Excel
21 79 (11.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 75 (11.21%) Scrum
23 71 (10.61%) TDD
24 66 (9.87%) Oracle
25 65 (9.72%) Test Strategy

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 39 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 28 (4.19%) IIS
3 18 (2.69%) Confluence
4 9 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (0.75%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.75%) CMS
6 3 (0.45%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.30%) Apache
7 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.15%) SAS
8 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 79 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.44%) MS Office
3 17 (2.54%) MS Project
4 4 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 23 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.90%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 6 (0.90%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (0.45%) SAP MRS
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.45%) SAP PM
4 3 (0.45%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.30%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.30%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.30%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.30%) SAP CS
6 1 (0.15%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.24%) GitHub
2 10 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.90%) Taleo
4 5 (0.75%) SaaS
5 1 (0.15%) PaaS
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.99%) Internet
2 16 (2.39%) Firewall
3 14 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.60%) DNS
5 3 (0.45%) Wireless
5 3 (0.45%) LAN
5 3 (0.45%) WAN
6 2 (0.30%) HTTP
7 1 (0.15%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.15%) IPsec
7 1 (0.15%) SSL
7 1 (0.15%) VPN
7 1 (0.15%) GPRS
7 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.15%) SMTP
7 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.15%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.15%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 62 (9.27%) Relational Database
3 48 (7.17%) MySQL
4 20 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 18 (2.69%) RDBMS
5 18 (2.69%) RavenDB
6 11 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.49%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.49%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (0.90%) Oracle Discoverer
9 6 (0.90%) Cognos Impromptu
10 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.75%) MS Access
11 4 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.45%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.45%) Apache Accumulo
12 3 (0.45%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 173 (25.86%) Selenium
2 124 (18.54%) QuickTest Pro
3 90 (13.45%) WebDriver
4 64 (9.57%) JIRA
5 44 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 42 (6.28%) JMeter
7 40 (5.98%) LoadRunner
8 34 (5.08%) Visual Studio
9 33 (4.93%) JUnit
10 32 (4.78%) TestNG
11 29 (4.33%) TestDirector
11 29 (4.33%) Cucumber
12 26 (3.89%) WinRunner
13 23 (3.44%) Git (software)
13 23 (3.44%) NUnit
14 20 (2.99%) WATIR
14 20 (2.99%) Subversion
15 18 (2.69%) TeamCity
15 18 (2.69%) Rhino Mocks
15 18 (2.69%) Moq
General
1 113 (16.89%) Finance
2 60 (8.97%) Retail
3 30 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.69%) Automotive
5 11 (1.64%) Front Office
5 11 (1.64%) Back Office
6 9 (1.35%) Banking
7 7 (1.05%) Legal
7 7 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (0.90%) Marketing
9 5 (0.75%) Military
10 4 (0.60%) Publishing
10 4 (0.60%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.60%) Local Government
11 3 (0.45%) Electronics
11 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 343 (51.27%) Analyst
2 240 (35.87%) Test Analyst
3 127 (18.98%) Tester
4 61 (9.12%) Developer
5 55 (8.22%) Software Tester
6 47 (7.03%) Test Engineer
6 47 (7.03%) QA Analyst
7 44 (6.58%) Automation Analyst
8 43 (6.43%) QA Engineer
9 39 (5.83%) Business Analyst
10 38 (5.68%) Automation Test Analyst
11 34 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
12 30 (4.48%) Software Test Analyst
13 24 (3.59%) Test Leader
14 23 (3.44%) Selenium Test Analyst
15 21 (3.14%) Consultant
15 21 (3.14%) Web Tester
16 20 (2.99%) Systems Analyst
17 18 (2.69%) Junior
18 17 (2.54%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (18.54%) .NET
2 100 (14.95%) HTML
3 59 (8.82%) ASP.NET
4 54 (8.07%) jQuery
5 49 (7.32%) CSS
6 43 (6.43%) XML
7 42 (6.28%) Web Services
8 32 (4.78%) .NET Framework
9 25 (3.74%) Gherkin
10 18 (2.69%) Spring.NET
10 18 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (2.69%) NHibernate
10 18 (2.69%) MSMQ
10 18 (2.69%) StructureMap
10 18 (2.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 18 (2.69%) Castle Windsor
10 18 (2.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 18 (2.69%) Dapper ORM
11 17 (2.54%) LAMP
12 14 (2.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.67%) Computer Science
2 39 (5.83%) Mathematics
3 30 (4.48%) Open Source
4 29 (4.33%) Life Science
5 26 (3.89%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.84%) Chemistry
6 19 (2.84%) Biology
7 16 (2.39%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.79%) Blog
9 10 (1.49%) Hedge funds
9 10 (1.49%) Statistics
10 9 (1.35%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.20%) EFT
12 7 (1.05%) Chip and PIN
12 7 (1.05%) Kindle
12 7 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.75%) CMDB
13 5 (0.75%) Firmware
14 4 (0.60%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 92 (13.75%) Windows
2 38 (5.68%) Linux
3 30 (4.48%) UNIX
4 17 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (2.39%) Windows XP
6 11 (1.64%) Solaris
7 9 (1.35%) Mac OS X
8 8 (1.20%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.60%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.60%) CentOS
10 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.45%) Android
11 3 (0.45%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.15%) AIX
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (26.91%) Software Testing
3 133 (19.88%) Test Automation
4 111 (16.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 95 (14.20%) Automated Testing
6 90 (13.45%) Manual Testing
7 75 (11.21%) Scrum
8 71 (10.61%) TDD
9 65 (9.72%) Test Strategy
10 64 (9.57%) Test Management
11 59 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
12 57 (8.52%) Waterfall
13 55 (8.22%) Performance Testing
14 54 (8.07%) Project Management
15 53 (7.92%) System Testing
15 53 (7.92%) CRM
16 49 (7.32%) Regression Testing
17 48 (7.17%) Workflow
18 41 (6.13%) Automation Testing
19 39 (5.83%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 288 (43.05%) SQL
2 126 (18.83%) Java
3 122 (18.24%) C#
4 95 (14.20%) JavaScript
5 34 (5.08%) PL/SQL
6 29 (4.33%) VB.NET
7 27 (4.04%) PHP
8 23 (3.44%) Ruby
8 23 (3.44%) VB
9 21 (3.14%) VBScript
10 17 (2.54%) Python
11 11 (1.64%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.49%) PHP5
13 9 (1.35%) VBA
13 9 (1.35%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.05%) Perl
15 6 (0.90%) C
16 4 (0.60%) VB6
17 3 (0.45%) Bash Shell
18 2 (0.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 233 (34.83%) ISEB
2 137 (20.48%) ISTQB
3 126 (18.83%) Degree
4 79 (11.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 60 (8.97%) Security Cleared
6 55 (8.22%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.79%) PhD
8 10 (1.49%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.30%) MCSE
13 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.15%) IIBA
14 1 (0.15%) CBAP
14 1 (0.15%) PMP
14 1 (0.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (29.15%) QA
2 14 (2.09%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.90%) SLA
4 3 (0.45%) GAMP
System Software
1 14 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.15%) XenApp
3 1 (0.15%) vSphere
3 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 98 (14.65%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (0.90%) Netcool
4 3 (0.45%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 110 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 66 (9.87%) Oracle
3 52 (7.77%) HP
4 21 (3.14%) VMware
5 18 (2.69%) RedPrairie
5 18 (2.69%) Endeca
5 18 (2.69%) Citrix
5 18 (2.69%) SunGard
6 14 (2.09%) SAP
7 11 (1.64%) IBM
8 10 (1.49%) Zend
9 7 (1.05%) Fujitsu
10 5 (0.75%) Primavera
10 5 (0.75%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.60%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.60%) BT
11 4 (0.60%) Telerik
12 3 (0.45%) Sage
12 3 (0.45%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.45%) ServiceNow
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Wiggle
Salary: Attractive Basic + Benefits + Staff Discounts
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tonbridge
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £35500 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Totaljobs Group.
Salary: Competitive Salary + 29 Days Holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
South East
Dunnhumby
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: 14 days ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 23 days holiday Pension Scheme
Posted: 14 days ago