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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 222 183 217
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +34
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 261 353 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.36% 1.65% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.96% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 231 274 259
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
16483 18038 20007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.58% 84.50% 83.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13862 14197 15902
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East 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 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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Hampshire +14 63 £35,000 - 7
Surrey -15 59 £39,500 -7.05% 3
Kent +24 49 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Berkshire -8 43 £45,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -14 20 £34,500 -8.00% 3
Oxfordshire -3 12 £27,500 -17.91% 5
West Sussex -30 12 £37,500 -21.05%
East Sussex +7 7 £37,500 -21.87%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 192 (37.87%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (37.48%) Finance
3 171 (33.73%) SQL
4 153 (30.18%) ISEB
5 148 (29.19%) QA
6 146 (28.80%) Regression Testing
7 135 (26.63%) Test Automation
8 132 (26.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 129 (25.44%) Selenium
10 124 (24.46%) Software Testing
10 124 (24.46%) C#
11 114 (22.49%) ISTQB
12 103 (20.32%) Test Strategy
13 101 (19.92%) SDLC
14 94 (18.54%) Automated Testing
15 85 (16.77%) Windows
16 81 (15.98%) Integration Testing
17 79 (15.58%) Java
18 75 (14.79%) Microsoft
18 75 (14.79%) System Integration Testing
19 73 (14.40%) .NET
20 72 (14.20%) HP UFT
21 70 (13.81%) Degree
22 68 (13.41%) SoapUI
23 67 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
23 67 (13.21%) Manual Testing
23 67 (13.21%) Scrum
24 64 (12.62%) WebDriver
25 62 (12.23%) Project Management
26 58 (11.44%) Oracle

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 32 (6.31%) CMS
2 19 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.17%) SAS
4 6 (1.18%) Apache
5 5 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.99%) IIS
6 4 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.79%) Tuxedo
7 3 (0.59%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.59%) Jetty
7 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.39%) JBoss
9 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.20%) Confluence
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 45 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 38 (7.50%) MS Office
3 30 (5.92%) MS Visio
4 21 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.97%) MS Project
6 6 (1.18%) Maple
7 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) BASE24
1 4 (0.79%) Lorenzo
1 4 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.39%) Primavera
3 2 (0.39%) Summit
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.79%) Office 365
1 4 (0.79%) SaaS
1 4 (0.79%) Sage Pay
2 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.55%) TCP/IP
2 12 (2.37%) Firewall
3 9 (1.78%) Internet
4 7 (1.38%) DNS
5 6 (1.18%) HTTP
5 6 (1.18%) Network Security
6 4 (0.79%) ATM
6 4 (0.79%) SNMP
7 3 (0.59%) LAN
8 2 (0.39%) SAN
9 1 (0.20%) 3G
9 1 (0.20%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.20%) Broadband
9 1 (0.20%) GPRS
9 1 (0.20%) GSM
9 1 (0.20%) PPP
9 1 (0.20%) SCCP
9 1 (0.20%) SS7
9 1 (0.20%) UMTS
9 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.96%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.37%) Hadoop
4 10 (1.97%) MySQL
5 9 (1.78%) DB2
6 8 (1.58%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (0.99%) Base SAS
9 5 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.79%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.79%) QlikView
10 4 (0.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 129 (25.44%) Selenium
2 72 (14.20%) HP UFT
3 68 (13.41%) SoapUI
4 64 (12.62%) WebDriver
5 50 (9.86%) SpecFlow
6 43 (8.48%) NUnit
7 41 (8.09%) JMeter
8 31 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (5.92%) JIRA
10 29 (5.72%) MSTest
11 27 (5.33%) Visual Studio
12 21 (4.14%) Cucumber
13 17 (3.35%) LoadRunner
14 14 (2.76%) Jenkins
15 13 (2.56%) Bugzilla
16 11 (2.17%) Ranorex
16 11 (2.17%) Testopia
17 9 (1.78%) TestNG
18 7 (1.38%) TeamCity
19 6 (1.18%) Gatling
General
1 190 (37.48%) Finance
2 30 (5.92%) Banking
3 28 (5.52%) Retail
4 16 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.76%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.56%) Back Office
7 11 (2.17%) Marketing
8 10 (1.97%) Electronics
9 5 (0.99%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.39%) Games
13 1 (0.20%) Law
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 227 (44.77%) Analyst
2 147 (28.99%) Test Analyst
3 108 (21.30%) Tester
4 62 (12.23%) Test Engineer
5 61 (12.03%) Developer
6 39 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 36 (7.10%) Financial Analyst
8 33 (6.51%) Test Automation Developer
9 32 (6.31%) Senior Test Analyst
10 29 (5.72%) Automation Tester
10 29 (5.72%) Software Tester
11 24 (4.73%) Service Analyst
12 22 (4.34%) QA Tester
12 22 (4.34%) Software Analyst
12 22 (4.34%) Software Test Analyst
13 20 (3.94%) Business Analyst
14 17 (3.35%) Automation Test Analyst
14 17 (3.35%) Test Automation Engineer
15 16 (3.16%) Consultant
15 16 (3.16%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (14.40%) .NET
2 50 (9.86%) HTML
3 40 (7.89%) XML
4 21 (4.14%) SOAP
5 17 (3.35%) ASP.NET
5 17 (3.35%) Web Services
6 15 (2.96%) HTML5
7 13 (2.56%) Velocity
8 9 (1.78%) Spring
9 8 (1.58%) jQuery
9 8 (1.58%) JSON
10 7 (1.38%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.38%) Ajax
10 7 (1.38%) CSS
11 6 (1.18%) EJB
11 6 (1.18%) Java EE
11 6 (1.18%) JDBC
11 6 (1.18%) JSF
11 6 (1.18%) JSP
11 6 (1.18%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (10.06%) Client/Server
3 36 (7.10%) N-Tier
4 23 (4.54%) Computer Science
5 21 (4.14%) AS400
6 17 (3.35%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.97%) Mainframe
8 10 (1.97%) Mathematics
8 10 (1.97%) PMI
8 10 (1.97%) Social Media
9 8 (1.58%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.18%) Cybercrime
10 6 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (1.18%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.18%) Verilog
10 6 (1.18%) VHDL
11 5 (0.99%) Data Extraction
11 5 (0.99%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.99%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 85 (16.77%) Windows
2 28 (5.52%) Unix
3 21 (4.14%) Linux
4 18 (3.55%) Android
4 18 (3.55%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.17%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.39%) CentOS
8 2 (0.39%) Solaris
8 2 (0.39%) VMS
9 1 (0.20%) AIX
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (37.87%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (28.80%) Regression Testing
3 135 (26.63%) Test Automation
4 132 (26.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 124 (24.46%) Software Testing
6 103 (20.32%) Test Strategy
7 101 (19.92%) SDLC
8 94 (18.54%) Automated Testing
9 81 (15.98%) Integration Testing
10 75 (14.79%) System Integration Testing
11 67 (13.21%) Manual Testing
11 67 (13.21%) Scrum
12 62 (12.23%) Project Management
13 57 (11.24%) Functional Testing
14 49 (9.66%) Performance Testing
15 48 (9.47%) TDD
16 46 (9.07%) Defect Management
17 45 (8.88%) Unit Testing
18 43 (8.48%) Automation Testing
19 42 (8.28%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 171 (33.73%) SQL
2 124 (24.46%) C#
3 79 (15.58%) Java
4 25 (4.93%) JavaScript
5 18 (3.55%) C
6 15 (2.96%) Perl
7 14 (2.76%) PL/SQL
7 14 (2.76%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.37%) Groovy
9 11 (2.17%) VB
10 9 (1.78%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.58%) C++
11 8 (1.58%) VBScript
12 6 (1.18%) MATLAB
12 6 (1.18%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.18%) R
12 6 (1.18%) Ruby
13 5 (0.99%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.79%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 153 (30.18%) ISEB
2 114 (22.49%) ISTQB
3 70 (13.81%) Degree
4 44 (8.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (2.76%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.76%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.17%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.39%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.20%) PMP
10 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (29.19%) QA
2 11 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.99%) SEPA
4 4 (0.79%) CRD IV
4 4 (0.79%) HL7
4 4 (0.79%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.79%) SLA
5 2 (0.39%) SDET
6 1 (0.20%) GAMP
System Software
1 12 (2.37%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 52 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.39%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (0.39%) vRealize
3 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 75 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 58 (11.44%) Oracle
3 39 (7.69%) HP
4 26 (5.13%) SAP
5 11 (2.17%) Rally
6 8 (1.58%) Hyperion
7 6 (1.18%) VMware
8 5 (0.99%) Citrix
8 5 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.79%) ComArch
9 4 (0.79%) CyberSource
9 4 (0.79%) DataCash
9 4 (0.79%) Elavon
9 4 (0.79%) Ingenico
9 4 (0.79%) Sage
9 4 (0.79%) Tableau
9 4 (0.79%) TSYS
9 4 (0.79%) VeriFone
9 4 (0.79%) VocaLink
9 4 (0.79%) WorldPay
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