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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / South East
Rank 125 230 211
Rank change year-on-year
+105 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 359 251 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.46% 1.29% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 1.50% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 273 219 236
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
12472 16779 17674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.42% 86.50% 85.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10153 14240 14297
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +49 101 £35,000 - 13
Berkshire +108 88 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Surrey +44 54 £45,000 +13.92% 9
West Sussex +30 30 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Oxfordshire +27 30 £32,500 +30.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +34 28 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Kent -14 19 £36,250 -13.17% 2
East Sussex 0 9 £31,500 +5.00%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 313 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 211 (31.78%) SQL
3 196 (29.52%) QA
4 191 (28.77%) Selenium
5 171 (25.75%) C#
6 158 (23.80%) Finance
7 153 (23.04%) Java
8 148 (22.29%) Regression Testing
9 147 (22.14%) Microsoft
10 142 (21.39%) ISTQB
11 132 (19.88%) ISEB
12 124 (18.67%) Software Testing
13 121 (18.22%) Test Strategy
14 115 (17.32%) SQL Server
15 110 (16.57%) Degree
16 109 (16.42%) Scrum
17 108 (16.27%) Automation Testing
18 107 (16.11%) HTML
19 106 (15.96%) HP
20 101 (15.21%) Test Automation
20 101 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
21 97 (14.61%) Windows
21 97 (14.61%) Automated Testing
22 93 (14.01%) SDLC
23 89 (13.40%) SAP
24 88 (13.25%) MS Excel
25 85 (12.80%) .NET
26 82 (12.35%) User Acceptance Testing
27 72 (10.84%) Manual Testing
27 72 (10.84%) JIRA

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 15 (2.26%) IIS
2 11 (1.66%) Confluence
3 10 (1.51%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.36%) CMS
5 8 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (1.05%) Apache
7 6 (0.90%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.60%) Jetty
8 4 (0.60%) SAS
9 2 (0.30%) JBoss
10 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.15%) Drupal
10 1 (0.15%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 88 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (2.11%) MS Office
4 9 (1.36%) MS Project
5 6 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (3.01%) SAP ERP
1 20 (3.01%) SAP Hybris
2 10 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.60%) Eagle PACE
5 3 (0.45%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.45%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.45%) SAP FSCM
5 3 (0.45%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.45%) SAP PP
5 3 (0.45%) SAP PS
5 3 (0.45%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.30%) Primavera
6 2 (0.30%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.15%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.77%) SuccessFactors
2 12 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.90%) SaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.46%) Internet
2 13 (1.96%) WAN
3 12 (1.81%) HTTP
4 11 (1.66%) LAN
5 10 (1.51%) IP Telephony
5 10 (1.51%) LDAP
6 9 (1.36%) Firewall
7 6 (0.90%) ATM
8 5 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.75%) IPsec
8 5 (0.75%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.75%) VPN
9 4 (0.60%) DNS
10 3 (0.45%) Wireless
11 2 (0.30%) Skype
11 2 (0.30%) SSL
12 1 (0.15%) Broadband
12 1 (0.15%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.42%) MySQL
3 22 (3.31%) MS Access
4 19 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.51%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.90%) Hadoop
8 6 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.60%) Base SAS
9 4 (0.60%) SQLite
10 2 (0.30%) Big Data
10 2 (0.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.30%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.30%) InfluxDB
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.30%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 191 (28.77%) Selenium
2 72 (10.84%) JIRA
3 70 (10.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 64 (9.64%) WebDriver
5 52 (7.83%) Visual Studio
6 45 (6.78%) HP UFT
7 44 (6.63%) JMeter
8 40 (6.02%) SoapUI
9 30 (4.52%) SpecFlow
10 27 (4.07%) Cucumber
11 16 (2.41%) Selenium IDE
12 15 (2.26%) Jenkins
13 14 (2.11%) LoadRunner
13 14 (2.11%) TestComplete
14 13 (1.96%) Gatling
15 12 (1.81%) Bugzilla
15 12 (1.81%) Trac
16 11 (1.66%) MSTest
16 11 (1.66%) NUnit
17 8 (1.20%) IntelliJ
General
1 158 (23.80%) Finance
2 55 (8.28%) Retail
3 37 (5.57%) Banking
4 21 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.71%) Back Office
5 18 (2.71%) Marketing
6 10 (1.51%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.20%) Automotive
8 4 (0.60%) Games
8 4 (0.60%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.60%) Legal
8 4 (0.60%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.30%) Local Government
9 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Advertising
10 1 (0.15%) Billing
10 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 260 (39.16%) Analyst
2 182 (27.41%) Test Analyst
3 100 (15.06%) Tester
4 84 (12.65%) Test Engineer
5 62 (9.34%) QA Engineer
6 57 (8.58%) Developer
7 54 (8.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 51 (7.68%) Test Leader
9 46 (6.93%) Consultant
9 46 (6.93%) QA Analyst
10 45 (6.78%) Business Analyst
11 41 (6.17%) QA Test Analyst
12 40 (6.02%) Test Manager
13 39 (5.87%) Software Tester
14 37 (5.57%) Software Test Engineer
15 35 (5.27%) Automation Tester
16 32 (4.82%) QA Tester
16 32 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
17 31 (4.67%) Senior Test Analyst
18 30 (4.52%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (16.11%) HTML
2 85 (12.80%) .NET
3 71 (10.69%) CSS
4 43 (6.48%) XML
5 38 (5.72%) Web Services
6 30 (4.52%) ASP.NET
7 26 (3.92%) SOAP
7 26 (3.92%) Spring
8 25 (3.77%) REST
9 22 (3.31%) J2EE
10 20 (3.01%) Ajax
11 13 (1.96%) HTML5
12 12 (1.81%) RESTful
13 11 (1.66%) DOM
14 10 (1.51%) JMS
14 10 (1.51%) Spring Integration
15 9 (1.36%) jQuery
15 9 (1.36%) XSL
16 8 (1.20%) Ext JS
16 8 (1.20%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 101 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (7.68%) Computer Science
3 25 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 15 (2.26%) iPad
4 15 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.66%) Data Integration
6 10 (1.51%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.36%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.20%) Life Science
9 6 (0.90%) iPhone
9 6 (0.90%) User Experience
10 5 (0.75%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.75%) Statistics
11 4 (0.60%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.60%) Data Extraction
11 4 (0.60%) Derivative
11 4 (0.60%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.60%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 97 (14.61%) Windows
2 40 (6.02%) Linux
3 28 (4.22%) Unix
4 16 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (1.51%) Android
7 9 (1.36%) CentOS
8 8 (1.20%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Solaris
12 1 (0.15%) VMS
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (22.29%) Regression Testing
3 124 (18.67%) Software Testing
4 121 (18.22%) Test Strategy
5 109 (16.42%) Scrum
6 108 (16.27%) Automation Testing
7 101 (15.21%) Test Automation
8 97 (14.61%) Automated Testing
9 93 (14.01%) SDLC
10 82 (12.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 72 (10.84%) Manual Testing
12 71 (10.69%) E-Commerce
13 59 (8.89%) Non-Functional Testing
14 57 (8.58%) Functional Testing
15 56 (8.43%) Performance Testing
16 53 (7.98%) TDD
17 52 (7.83%) Coaching
18 51 (7.68%) Project Management
19 50 (7.53%) BDD
20 48 (7.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 211 (31.78%) SQL
2 171 (25.75%) C#
3 153 (23.04%) Java
4 50 (7.53%) T-SQL
5 47 (7.08%) JavaScript
6 39 (5.87%) C++
7 32 (4.82%) Python
8 29 (4.37%) Perl
9 21 (3.16%) PL/SQL
10 19 (2.86%) C
10 19 (2.86%) VB
10 19 (2.86%) VB.NET
11 14 (2.11%) PHP
11 14 (2.11%) VBScript
12 9 (1.36%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.90%) Tcl
14 4 (0.60%) Ruby
15 2 (0.30%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.30%) Groovy
15 2 (0.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 142 (21.39%) ISTQB
2 132 (19.88%) ISEB
3 110 (16.57%) Degree
4 52 (7.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 38 (5.72%) Security Cleared
6 32 (4.82%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.45%) PhD
9 2 (0.30%) HND
9 2 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.15%) AAT
10 1 (0.15%) CBAP
10 1 (0.15%) IIBA
10 1 (0.15%) MCP
10 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (29.52%) QA
2 10 (1.51%) SLA
3 7 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.60%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.45%) SDET
6 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (1.20%) Docker
3 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 45 (6.78%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.20%) HP SiteScope
2 8 (1.20%) Perfmon
3 3 (0.45%) Grafana
3 3 (0.45%) SELinux
4 1 (0.15%) Ansible
4 1 (0.15%) Graphite
4 1 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 147 (22.14%) Microsoft
2 106 (15.96%) HP
3 89 (13.40%) SAP
4 57 (8.58%) Oracle
5 25 (3.77%) Ariba
6 20 (3.01%) hybris
7 11 (1.66%) Dynatrace
7 11 (1.66%) IBM
8 9 (1.36%) Riverbed
9 8 (1.20%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.20%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.20%) SOASTA, Inc
10 6 (0.90%) Cisco
11 4 (0.60%) VMware
12 3 (0.45%) Citrix
13 2 (0.30%) AppDynamics
13 2 (0.30%) Apple
13 2 (0.30%) Hyperion
13 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.30%) TOWER Software
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50K DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + 25 days, healthcare, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Tec Partners
Salary: £45000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £32,500 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, life cover plus others
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £35,000 per annum dependant on skills, knowledge & exp
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Huntress Search Ltd - IT Recruitment
Salary: Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Salt
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago
Guildford
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension.
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Surrey
Applicant Services
Salary: Salary up to £40,000per annum + on target bonus of 5% + contributory pension
Posted: 13 days ago