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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / South East
Rank 153 233 212
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -21
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 299 242 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.01% 1.24% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.43% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 234 199 203
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -

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
12764 16918 17072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.68% 86.53% 84.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10436 14261 13705
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Berkshire +86 76 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Hampshire +13 63 £35,750 +2.14% 14
Surrey +32 55 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Buckinghamshire +40 34 £31,875 -15.00% 2
West Sussex +32 24 £40,000 +28.00% 3
Oxfordshire +33 20 £28,750 +15.00% 8
East Sussex +16 14 £33,250 -18.90%
Kent -25 14 £32,500 -20.73%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 314 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (31.86%) SQL
3 183 (30.05%) Selenium
4 172 (28.24%) C#
5 170 (27.91%) QA
6 165 (27.09%) Finance
7 148 (24.30%) ISEB
8 146 (23.97%) ISTQB
9 132 (21.67%) Microsoft
10 128 (21.02%) Software Testing
11 123 (20.20%) Regression Testing
12 122 (20.03%) Scrum
12 122 (20.03%) Java
13 114 (18.72%) Test Strategy
14 111 (18.23%) Test Automation
14 111 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
15 106 (17.41%) HTML
16 102 (16.75%) Degree
17 95 (15.60%) .NET
17 95 (15.60%) HP
18 94 (15.44%) SQL Server
19 93 (15.27%) SDLC
20 86 (14.12%) Automated Testing
21 85 (13.96%) Windows
21 85 (13.96%) Automation Testing
22 82 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
23 80 (13.14%) MS Excel
24 75 (12.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 72 (11.82%) Manual Testing
26 71 (11.66%) SAP

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 17 (2.79%) CMS
2 12 (1.97%) Confluence
3 11 (1.81%) IIS
4 10 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (1.31%) SAS
6 7 (1.15%) Apache
7 6 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.66%) Jetty
9 2 (0.33%) JBoss
10 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.16%) Drupal
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 80 (13.14%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (1.81%) MS Project
4 8 (1.31%) MS Office
5 7 (1.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.64%) SAP ERP
1 10 (1.64%) SAP hybris
2 6 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.66%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (0.49%) Primavera
4 3 (0.49%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.49%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.49%) SAP FSCM
4 3 (0.49%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.49%) SAP PP
4 3 (0.49%) SAP PS
4 3 (0.49%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.33%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.96%) SuccessFactors
2 11 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.28%) Internet
2 16 (2.63%) Firewall
2 16 (2.63%) WAN
3 12 (1.97%) HTTP
3 12 (1.97%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.81%) LAN
5 10 (1.64%) IP Telephony
6 9 (1.48%) DNS
7 6 (0.99%) ATM
8 5 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.82%) IPsec
8 5 (0.82%) LDAP
8 5 (0.82%) VPN
9 2 (0.33%) Skype
9 2 (0.33%) SNMP
9 2 (0.33%) SSL
10 1 (0.16%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (15.44%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.27%) MySQL
3 20 (3.28%) MS Access
4 12 (1.97%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.31%) Base SAS
8 8 (1.31%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.66%) SQLite
12 2 (0.33%) InfluxDB
12 2 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (0.16%) Big Data
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle ODI
13 1 (0.16%) SAP Data Services
13 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 183 (30.05%) Selenium
2 66 (10.84%) JIRA
3 63 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 58 (9.52%) WebDriver
5 57 (9.36%) Visual Studio
6 55 (9.03%) JMeter
7 44 (7.22%) SoapUI
8 42 (6.90%) HP UFT
9 33 (5.42%) SpecFlow
10 27 (4.43%) LoadRunner
11 25 (4.11%) Cucumber
12 16 (2.63%) Gatling
12 16 (2.63%) Jenkins
13 15 (2.46%) MSTest
14 14 (2.30%) Selenium IDE
14 14 (2.30%) TestComplete
14 14 (2.30%) TestNG
15 12 (1.97%) NUnit
16 10 (1.64%) Ranorex
17 8 (1.31%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 165 (27.09%) Finance
2 40 (6.57%) Retail
3 34 (5.58%) Banking
4 17 (2.79%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.63%) Marketing
6 15 (2.46%) Back Office
7 11 (1.81%) Automotive
8 7 (1.15%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.99%) Games
9 6 (0.99%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.82%) Legal
11 4 (0.66%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.33%) Advertising
13 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.33%) Local Government
13 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Billing
14 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 265 (43.51%) Analyst
2 194 (31.86%) Test Analyst
3 85 (13.96%) Tester
4 65 (10.67%) Test Engineer
5 59 (9.69%) Automation Test Analyst
6 53 (8.70%) Developer
7 45 (7.39%) Test Leader
8 42 (6.90%) QA Engineer
9 41 (6.73%) Consultant
10 39 (6.40%) QA Analyst
10 39 (6.40%) Test Manager
11 37 (6.08%) Business Analyst
12 36 (5.91%) Senior Analyst
12 36 (5.91%) Software Analyst
12 36 (5.91%) Software Test Analyst
13 35 (5.75%) QA Test Analyst
13 35 (5.75%) Senior Test Analyst
14 33 (5.42%) Automation Tester
14 33 (5.42%) Software Tester
15 27 (4.43%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (17.41%) HTML
2 95 (15.60%) .NET
3 52 (8.54%) CSS
4 41 (6.73%) ASP.NET
5 33 (5.42%) XML
6 23 (3.78%) REST
6 23 (3.78%) SOAP
7 20 (3.28%) Ajax
7 20 (3.28%) Web Services
8 18 (2.96%) HTML5
9 15 (2.46%) Spring
10 12 (1.97%) J2EE
11 9 (1.48%) XSL
12 8 (1.31%) Ext JS
12 8 (1.31%) JMX
13 7 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (1.15%) jQuery
13 7 (1.15%) WCF
14 6 (0.99%) DOM
14 6 (0.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 111 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.24%) Computer Science
3 25 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 16 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.13%) Client/Server
6 10 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.48%) iPad
8 8 (1.31%) Data Extraction
9 6 (0.99%) Data Integration
9 6 (0.99%) Driving Licence
9 6 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.99%) Online Games
10 5 (0.82%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.82%) Statistics
11 4 (0.66%) Derivative
11 4 (0.66%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.66%) iPhone
11 4 (0.66%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (13.96%) Windows
2 30 (4.93%) Linux
3 24 (3.94%) Unix
4 14 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.31%) Android
6 8 (1.31%) CentOS
6 8 (1.31%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (21.02%) Software Testing
3 123 (20.20%) Regression Testing
4 122 (20.03%) Scrum
5 114 (18.72%) Test Strategy
6 111 (18.23%) Test Automation
7 93 (15.27%) SDLC
8 86 (14.12%) Automated Testing
9 85 (13.96%) Automation Testing
10 82 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
11 72 (11.82%) Manual Testing
12 64 (10.51%) Performance Testing
13 56 (9.20%) Non-Functional Testing
14 52 (8.54%) E-Commerce
14 52 (8.54%) TDD
15 51 (8.37%) BDD
15 51 (8.37%) Functional Testing
16 46 (7.55%) Waterfall
17 45 (7.39%) Project Management
18 40 (6.57%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 194 (31.86%) SQL
2 172 (28.24%) C#
3 122 (20.03%) Java
4 50 (8.21%) T-SQL
5 47 (7.72%) JavaScript
6 33 (5.42%) Perl
7 30 (4.93%) C++
8 27 (4.43%) Python
9 21 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 20 (3.28%) VB
11 18 (2.96%) VB.NET
12 17 (2.79%) C
13 15 (2.46%) VBScript
14 10 (1.64%) PHP
15 6 (0.99%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.99%) Tcl
16 3 (0.49%) RPG
17 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.33%) Groovy
17 2 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 148 (24.30%) ISEB
2 146 (23.97%) ISTQB
3 102 (16.75%) Degree
4 75 (12.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 32 (5.25%) Security Cleared
6 27 (4.43%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.49%) PhD
9 2 (0.33%) AAT
9 2 (0.33%) HND
9 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.16%) CBAP
10 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) IIBA
10 1 (0.16%) MCP
10 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (27.91%) QA
2 12 (1.97%) SLA
3 8 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.66%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.33%) ISO19770
6 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) GAMP
System Software
1 8 (1.31%) Docker
2 5 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 45 (7.39%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.31%) HP SiteScope
2 8 (1.31%) Perfmon
3 3 (0.49%) Grafana
3 3 (0.49%) SELinux
4 1 (0.16%) Graphite
4 1 (0.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 132 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 95 (15.60%) HP
3 71 (11.66%) SAP
4 47 (7.72%) Oracle
5 18 (2.96%) Ariba
6 12 (1.97%) Atlassian
7 11 (1.81%) IBM
8 10 (1.64%) Citrix
8 10 (1.64%) hybris
9 9 (1.48%) Riverbed
10 8 (1.31%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.31%) SOASTA, Inc
11 6 (0.99%) Cisco
11 6 (0.99%) Dynatrace
12 4 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.66%) VMware
13 2 (0.33%) ComArch
13 2 (0.33%) Hyperion
13 2 (0.33%) Remedy
13 2 (0.33%) TOWER Software
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
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Oxfordshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £26-30K + Benefits
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Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
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Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
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