The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 193 176 207
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +31
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 307 368 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.45% 1.60% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 2.00% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 255 298 231
Average salary £43,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Test Scripting
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17569 18419 16955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.77% 80.19% 76.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14075 14646 13887
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 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Hampshire -10 78 £43,500 +19.17% 4
Surrey -21 70 £45,000 +5.26% 8
Berkshire -28 52 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Buckinghamshire -4 35 £37,500 +17.18% 3
West Sussex +25 28 £28,250 -19.28% 4
Kent -2 16 £28,500 -16.17% 5
East Sussex +25 8 £36,595 -8.51% 2
Oxfordshire -15 6 £38,750 +19.23% 5
Middlesex +7 5 - -
Home Counties - 3 £55,000 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 267 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (39.33%) QA
3 233 (35.52%) SQL
4 161 (24.54%) Selenium
5 160 (24.39%) Finance
6 154 (23.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 145 (22.10%) Software Testing
8 142 (21.65%) Java
9 140 (21.34%) ISEB
10 126 (19.21%) Microsoft
11 118 (17.99%) SDLC
12 112 (17.07%) ISTQB
13 106 (16.16%) Test Automation
14 103 (15.70%) Oracle
15 99 (15.09%) C#
16 96 (14.63%) WebDriver
17 91 (13.87%) .NET
18 88 (13.41%) Regression Testing
19 87 (13.26%) Waterfall
20 86 (13.11%) Project Management
21 84 (12.80%) Test Strategy
21 84 (12.80%) Manual Testing
22 81 (12.35%) Security Cleared
23 77 (11.74%) JIRA
23 77 (11.74%) SQL Server
24 75 (11.43%) Degree
25 73 (11.13%) HP UFT
25 73 (11.13%) Automation Testing
26 72 (10.98%) Automated Testing
27 71 (10.82%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 17 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.37%) IIS
3 7 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (0.91%) CMS
5 5 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (0.76%) NetWeaver
6 3 (0.46%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.15%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.15%) SAS
8 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 66 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 39 (5.95%) MS Office
3 13 (1.98%) MS Project
4 11 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
4 8 (1.22%) Summit
5 7 (1.07%) SAP CRM
5 7 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.46%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.30%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.30%) SAP Retail
9 2 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
10 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
10 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.68%) SaaS
2 8 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.52%) SAN
3 5 (0.76%) Internet
3 5 (0.76%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.61%) DNS
4 4 (0.61%) Firewall
5 3 (0.46%) Wireless
5 3 (0.46%) LTE
5 3 (0.46%) 3G
5 3 (0.46%) FTP
6 2 (0.30%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.30%) GPRS
6 2 (0.30%) GSM
6 2 (0.30%) Packet Switching
6 2 (0.30%) MPLS
6 2 (0.30%) WebEx
6 2 (0.30%) 2.5G
6 2 (0.30%) GGSN
6 2 (0.30%) SGSN
7 1 (0.15%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 20 (3.05%) Oracle Reports
5 18 (2.74%) MySQL
6 15 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (2.13%) Star Schema
7 14 (2.13%) Cognos Impromptu
8 12 (1.83%) Big Data
9 9 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (1.22%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (1.07%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 4 (0.61%) MS Access
13 3 (0.46%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 2 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.30%) SAP BW
14 2 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.30%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 161 (24.54%) Selenium
2 96 (14.63%) WebDriver
3 77 (11.74%) JIRA
4 73 (11.13%) HP UFT
5 37 (5.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (4.88%) LoadRunner
7 31 (4.73%) SpecFlow
7 31 (4.73%) Jenkins
8 30 (4.57%) JMeter
9 23 (3.51%) SoapUI
10 22 (3.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 20 (3.05%) TestNG
12 19 (2.90%) Eclipse
12 19 (2.90%) IntelliJ
13 17 (2.59%) TestDirector
14 15 (2.29%) Subversion
15 14 (2.13%) Maven
16 11 (1.68%) Visual Studio
16 11 (1.68%) Firebug
16 11 (1.68%) Cucumber
General
1 160 (24.39%) Finance
2 41 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 36 (5.49%) Banking
4 30 (4.57%) Retail
5 19 (2.90%) Marketing
6 10 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.76%) Automotive
8 5 (0.76%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.61%) Local Government
9 4 (0.61%) Electronics
10 3 (0.46%) Billing
11 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.30%) Advertising
11 2 (0.30%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) Front Office
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 295 (44.97%) Analyst
2 190 (28.96%) Test Analyst
3 114 (17.38%) Tester
4 71 (10.82%) Business Analyst
5 58 (8.84%) Developer
6 48 (7.32%) QA Engineer
7 46 (7.01%) QA Analyst
7 46 (7.01%) Test Manager
7 46 (7.01%) Test Engineer
8 37 (5.64%) Senior Analyst
9 32 (4.88%) Consultant
10 28 (4.27%) Applications Support
11 26 (3.96%) Support Analyst
11 26 (3.96%) Software Tester
11 26 (3.96%) Applications Support Analyst
12 23 (3.51%) Senior Test Analyst
13 22 (3.35%) Software Engineer
13 22 (3.35%) Test Leader
14 20 (3.05%) Business Support Analyst
15 19 (2.90%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (13.87%) .NET
2 71 (10.82%) HTML
3 60 (9.15%) Web Services
4 49 (7.47%) XML
5 47 (7.16%) ASP.NET
6 22 (3.35%) J2EE
7 21 (3.20%) CSS
8 17 (2.59%) REST
9 15 (2.29%) LAMP
9 15 (2.29%) WinForms
9 15 (2.29%) .NET Framework
10 12 (1.83%) jQuery
10 12 (1.83%) HTML5
11 11 (1.68%) Swing
12 9 (1.37%) Silverlight
13 7 (1.07%) Mason
14 6 (0.91%) STL
15 5 (0.76%) SOAP
15 5 (0.76%) Velocity
15 5 (0.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.81%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.51%) User Experience
4 21 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (2.74%) Client/Server
6 17 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.22%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.07%) iSeries
8 7 (1.07%) Statistics
9 6 (0.91%) Mathematics
9 6 (0.91%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.76%) Replication
10 5 (0.76%) PMI
11 4 (0.61%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.46%) GIS
13 2 (0.30%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.30%) NHS
13 2 (0.30%) DTV
13 2 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.30%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 60 (9.15%) Windows
2 42 (6.40%) UNIX
3 26 (3.96%) Linux
4 14 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (1.52%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.91%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.76%) Windows 2000
8 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.30%) VMS
9 2 (0.30%) Debian
10 1 (0.15%) Android
10 1 (0.15%) AIX
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (23.48%) User Acceptance Testing
3 145 (22.10%) Software Testing
4 118 (17.99%) SDLC
5 106 (16.16%) Test Automation
6 88 (13.41%) Regression Testing
7 87 (13.26%) Waterfall
8 86 (13.11%) Project Management
9 84 (12.80%) Manual Testing
9 84 (12.80%) Test Strategy
10 73 (11.13%) Automation Testing
11 72 (10.98%) Automated Testing
12 70 (10.67%) Test Management
13 60 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
14 59 (8.99%) Integration Testing
15 55 (8.38%) Scrum
16 54 (8.23%) System Integration Testing
17 51 (7.77%) System Testing
18 50 (7.62%) TDD
19 45 (6.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 233 (35.52%) SQL
2 142 (21.65%) Java
3 99 (15.09%) C#
4 59 (8.99%) JavaScript
5 35 (5.34%) PHP
6 30 (4.57%) PL/SQL
7 28 (4.27%) T-SQL
8 22 (3.35%) VB
9 21 (3.20%) Perl
10 20 (3.05%) Python
11 12 (1.83%) C++
11 12 (1.83%) C
12 9 (1.37%) VB6
13 8 (1.22%) Ruby
14 7 (1.07%) VBScript
15 6 (0.91%) XPath
16 5 (0.76%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.61%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.46%) VBA
18 3 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 140 (21.34%) ISEB
2 112 (17.07%) ISTQB
3 81 (12.35%) Security Cleared
4 75 (11.43%) Degree
5 50 (7.62%) SC Cleared
6 42 (6.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.52%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.07%) PhD
8 7 (1.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.76%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.46%) APMP
10 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.30%) CCA
11 2 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (39.33%) QA
2 7 (1.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) HL7
3 1 (0.15%) DICOM
System Software
1 6 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.76%) vSphere
3 2 (0.30%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 40 (6.10%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 126 (19.21%) Microsoft
2 103 (15.70%) Oracle
3 60 (9.15%) HP
4 22 (3.35%) SAP
5 19 (2.90%) IBM
6 16 (2.44%) Cognos
7 12 (1.83%) Citrix
8 8 (1.22%) Laserfiche
8 8 (1.22%) Capita
9 6 (0.91%) Peoplefluent
9 6 (0.91%) Lumesse
10 5 (0.76%) VMware
11 4 (0.61%) Progress
12 3 (0.46%) Symbian
12 3 (0.46%) BEA
12 3 (0.46%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.30%) NetHawk
13 2 (0.30%) Charles River
13 2 (0.30%) Google
13 2 (0.30%) Borland
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Chatham
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Training, Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, Private Medical, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
American Express
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
American Express
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill
American Express
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill
American Express
Posted: 4 days ago
Burgess Hill
American Express
Posted: 4 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus, Life Assurance, Pension and Medical C
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits and Perks
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Life Assurance, Pension and Medical Cover
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago