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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 169 199 158
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -41
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 365 296 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.63% 1.33% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.80% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 288 254 350
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17380 16483 17603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 77.76% 74.33% 75.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13682 13451 14960
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 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +40 100 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Hampshire +6 89 £35,000 - 13
Berkshire +35 87 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Buckinghamshire +9 33 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Oxfordshire +18 23 £38,500 +40.00%
Kent -12 15 £36,000 +20.00% 1
Middlesex +14 7 £31,500 -
West Sussex -2 7 £38,750 +29.16% 1
East Sussex -45 5 £40,000 +9.58% 3
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 283 (41.74%) SQL
2 236 (34.81%) ISEB
3 195 (28.76%) QA
4 181 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
5 179 (26.40%) Software Testing
6 169 (24.93%) Selenium
7 147 (21.68%) ISTQB
8 133 (19.62%) Degree
9 131 (19.32%) .NET
10 124 (18.29%) Test Automation
11 122 (17.99%) User Acceptance Testing
12 121 (17.85%) Finance
12 121 (17.85%) QuickTest Pro
13 120 (17.70%) C#
13 120 (17.70%) Java
14 112 (16.52%) Microsoft
15 95 (14.01%) HTML
16 94 (13.86%) Automated Testing
17 93 (13.72%) HP Quality Center
18 89 (13.13%) JavaScript
19 84 (12.39%) SQL Server
19 84 (12.39%) Windows
19 84 (12.39%) MS Excel
19 84 (12.39%) WebDriver
20 83 (12.24%) Manual Testing
21 78 (11.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 75 (11.06%) Scrum
23 69 (10.18%) TDD
24 67 (9.88%) Computer Science
25 63 (9.29%) JIRA

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 40 (5.90%) SharePoint
2 28 (4.13%) IIS
3 18 (2.65%) Confluence
4 9 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.74%) CMS
7 3 (0.44%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.29%) Apache
8 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.15%) SAS
9 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 84 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.54%) MS Office
3 13 (1.92%) MS Project
4 4 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 23 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.88%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 6 (0.88%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.44%) SAP MRS
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.44%) SAP PM
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.44%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.29%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.29%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.29%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.29%) SAP CS
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.21%) GitHub
2 10 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.88%) Taleo
4 5 (0.74%) SaaS
5 1 (0.15%) PaaS
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.98%) Internet
2 15 (2.21%) Firewall
3 12 (1.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.59%) DNS
5 3 (0.44%) Wireless
6 1 (0.15%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.15%) GPRS
6 1 (0.15%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.15%) HTTP
6 1 (0.15%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.15%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 59 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 44 (6.49%) MySQL
4 19 (2.80%) Oracle Database
5 18 (2.65%) RavenDB
5 18 (2.65%) RDBMS
6 11 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.47%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.47%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (0.88%) Oracle Discoverer
9 6 (0.88%) Cognos Impromptu
10 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.74%) MS Access
11 4 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.44%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.44%) Apache Accumulo
12 3 (0.44%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 169 (24.93%) Selenium
2 121 (17.85%) QuickTest Pro
3 84 (12.39%) WebDriver
4 63 (9.29%) JIRA
5 44 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (5.60%) JMeter
7 37 (5.46%) LoadRunner
8 33 (4.87%) Visual Studio
9 31 (4.57%) JUnit
9 31 (4.57%) Cucumber
10 30 (4.42%) TestNG
11 29 (4.28%) TestDirector
12 26 (3.83%) WinRunner
13 23 (3.39%) NUnit
13 23 (3.39%) Git (software)
14 20 (2.95%) WATIR
14 20 (2.95%) Subversion
15 18 (2.65%) NCrunch
15 18 (2.65%) ReSharper
15 18 (2.65%) TeamCity
General
1 121 (17.85%) Finance
2 61 (9.00%) Retail
3 29 (4.28%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.80%) Automotive
5 11 (1.62%) Back Office
6 10 (1.47%) Front Office
7 9 (1.33%) Banking
8 8 (1.18%) Legal
9 7 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.88%) Marketing
11 5 (0.74%) Military
12 4 (0.59%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.59%) Publishing
12 4 (0.59%) Local Government
13 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.44%) Electronics
14 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 360 (53.10%) Analyst
2 250 (36.87%) Test Analyst
3 129 (19.03%) Tester
4 61 (9.00%) Developer
5 52 (7.67%) Software Tester
6 48 (7.08%) Test Engineer
6 48 (7.08%) QA Analyst
7 44 (6.49%) Automation Analyst
8 42 (6.19%) QA Engineer
9 40 (5.90%) Business Analyst
10 38 (5.60%) Automation Test Analyst
11 35 (5.16%) Senior Analyst
12 29 (4.28%) Software Test Analyst
13 25 (3.69%) Web Tester
14 23 (3.39%) Selenium Test Analyst
15 22 (3.24%) Consultant
16 21 (3.10%) Test Leader
17 20 (2.95%) Systems Analyst
18 18 (2.65%) Senior Test Analyst
19 17 (2.51%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (19.32%) .NET
2 95 (14.01%) HTML
3 58 (8.55%) ASP.NET
4 54 (7.96%) jQuery
5 48 (7.08%) CSS
6 43 (6.34%) XML
7 34 (5.01%) Web Services
8 31 (4.57%) .NET Framework
9 24 (3.54%) Gherkin
10 18 (2.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 18 (2.65%) Castle Windsor
10 18 (2.65%) StructureMap
10 18 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 18 (2.65%) Dapper ORM
10 18 (2.65%) MSMQ
10 18 (2.65%) NHibernate
10 18 (2.65%) Spring.NET
10 18 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (2.21%) SOAP
11 15 (2.21%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.88%) Computer Science
2 35 (5.16%) Mathematics
3 30 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.28%) Open Source
5 25 (3.69%) Life Science
6 17 (2.51%) Chemistry
6 17 (2.51%) Biology
7 14 (2.06%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.77%) Blog
9 11 (1.62%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.33%) Statistics
10 9 (1.33%) EFT
11 8 (1.18%) Chip and PIN
12 7 (1.03%) Visualisation
12 7 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.74%) Kindle
13 5 (0.74%) CMDB
13 5 (0.74%) Firmware
13 5 (0.74%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.59%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 84 (12.39%) Windows
2 35 (5.16%) Linux
3 27 (3.98%) UNIX
4 14 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (1.92%) Windows XP
6 8 (1.18%) Solaris
7 7 (1.03%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.74%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.59%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.59%) CentOS
10 4 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.44%) Android
11 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.44%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.44%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.15%) AIX
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (26.40%) Software Testing
3 124 (18.29%) Test Automation
4 122 (17.99%) User Acceptance Testing
5 94 (13.86%) Automated Testing
6 83 (12.24%) Manual Testing
7 75 (11.06%) Scrum
8 69 (10.18%) TDD
9 62 (9.14%) Test Strategy
10 61 (9.00%) Test Management
11 59 (8.70%) Project Management
11 59 (8.70%) Waterfall
12 58 (8.55%) Performance Testing
13 55 (8.11%) System Testing
14 54 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
15 53 (7.82%) CRM
16 51 (7.52%) Regression Testing
17 46 (6.78%) Workflow
18 39 (5.75%) User Stories
18 39 (5.75%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 283 (41.74%) SQL
2 120 (17.70%) C#
2 120 (17.70%) Java
3 89 (13.13%) JavaScript
4 33 (4.87%) VB.NET
5 31 (4.57%) PL/SQL
6 26 (3.83%) VB
7 23 (3.39%) Ruby
8 22 (3.24%) VBScript
8 22 (3.24%) PHP
9 16 (2.36%) Python
10 10 (1.47%) PHP5
11 9 (1.33%) VBA
11 9 (1.33%) T-SQL
11 9 (1.33%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.03%) Perl
13 5 (0.74%) C
14 4 (0.59%) COBOL
14 4 (0.59%) VB6
15 3 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 236 (34.81%) ISEB
2 147 (21.68%) ISTQB
3 133 (19.62%) Degree
4 78 (11.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 54 (7.96%) Security Cleared
6 51 (7.52%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.47%) PhD
8 9 (1.33%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.29%) MCSE
12 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.15%) IIBA
13 1 (0.15%) CBAP
13 1 (0.15%) PMP
13 1 (0.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (28.76%) QA
2 10 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) GAMP
System Software
1 13 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.15%) XenApp
3 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 93 (13.72%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (0.88%) Netcool
4 3 (0.44%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 112 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 57 (8.41%) Oracle
3 49 (7.23%) HP
4 20 (2.95%) VMware
5 19 (2.80%) SunGard
6 18 (2.65%) Citrix
6 18 (2.65%) Endeca
6 18 (2.65%) RedPrairie
7 14 (2.06%) SAP
7 14 (2.06%) IBM
8 10 (1.47%) Zend
9 7 (1.03%) BT
10 6 (0.88%) Fujitsu
11 5 (0.74%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.59%) Rackspace
12 4 (0.59%) Telerik
13 3 (0.44%) Sage
13 3 (0.44%) Business Objects
13 3 (0.44%) Primavera
13 3 (0.44%) ServiceNow
Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 23 days holiday, pension scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 23 days holiday Pension Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + strong package
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 7 days ago