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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 174 187 199
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 338 315 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.64% 1.38% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.74% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 262 261 236
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
16858 18135 17065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.82% 79.47% 76.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13369 14487 13886
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Surrey +4 78 £42,500 -10.52% 10
Hampshire +21 70 £42,500 +34.92% 9
Berkshire +1 63 £45,000 +20.00% 4
West Sussex +28 38 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Buckinghamshire +7 38 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Kent +9 17 £27,500 -21.42% 1
East Sussex +14 15 £48,000 +39.13% 3
Middlesex +15 10 - -
Oxfordshire -8 6 £33,000 +1.53% 2
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (37.97%) SQL
3 229 (36.23%) QA
4 166 (26.27%) ISEB
5 163 (25.79%) Selenium
6 153 (24.21%) Java
7 151 (23.89%) Software Testing
8 143 (22.63%) Finance
9 135 (21.36%) User Acceptance Testing
10 120 (18.99%) ISTQB
11 117 (18.51%) Test Automation
12 107 (16.93%) Microsoft
13 101 (15.98%) WebDriver
14 96 (15.19%) C#
15 94 (14.87%) Regression Testing
16 92 (14.56%) Waterfall
17 91 (14.40%) Oracle
18 89 (14.08%) .NET
19 85 (13.45%) QuickTest Pro
20 82 (12.97%) Manual Testing
21 81 (12.82%) Project Management
22 77 (12.18%) Degree
23 72 (11.39%) Automated Testing
24 71 (11.23%) Test Management
24 71 (11.23%) Test Strategy
25 67 (10.60%) MS Excel
26 66 (10.44%) Integration Testing
27 65 (10.28%) SQL Server
27 65 (10.28%) Automation Testing
28 63 (9.97%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (0.95%) IIS
4 4 (0.63%) CMS
4 4 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.47%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.32%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.16%) SAS
7 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 67 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.33%) MS Office
3 17 (2.69%) MS Project
4 9 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.74%) Oracle ERP
3 10 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.11%) Summit
4 7 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.79%) SAP R/3
5 5 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.79%) SAP Retail
6 4 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.63%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.63%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.63%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.63%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.47%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.58%) SaaS
2 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.16%) GitHub
3 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.32%) TCP/IP
2 6 (0.95%) Internet
3 5 (0.79%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.63%) Firewall
4 4 (0.63%) DNS
5 3 (0.47%) 3G
5 3 (0.47%) HTTP
5 3 (0.47%) SSL
5 3 (0.47%) Wireless
5 3 (0.47%) LTE
6 2 (0.32%) GGSN
6 2 (0.32%) SGSN
6 2 (0.32%) 2.5G
6 2 (0.32%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.32%) GPRS
6 2 (0.32%) GSM
6 2 (0.32%) Packet Switching
6 2 (0.32%) MPLS
6 2 (0.32%) WebEx
7 1 (0.16%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.27%) Oracle Database
3 24 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
4 16 (2.53%) MySQL
5 11 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.58%) Cognos Impromptu
6 10 (1.58%) Star Schema
7 9 (1.42%) Big Data
8 7 (1.11%) Oracle9i Database
8 7 (1.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 6 (0.95%) MS Access
9 6 (0.95%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.47%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.32%) SAP Data Services
13 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 163 (25.79%) Selenium
2 101 (15.98%) WebDriver
3 85 (13.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 57 (9.02%) JIRA
5 36 (5.70%) SpecFlow
6 31 (4.91%) LoadRunner
7 30 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (4.59%) JMeter
9 28 (4.43%) Jenkins
10 26 (4.11%) TestNG
10 26 (4.11%) IntelliJ
10 26 (4.11%) Eclipse
11 20 (3.16%) SoapUI
11 20 (3.16%) TestDirector
12 18 (2.85%) Cucumber
13 15 (2.37%) Subversion
13 15 (2.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 13 (2.06%) Visual Studio
14 13 (2.06%) Maven
15 11 (1.74%) Firebug
General
1 143 (22.63%) Finance
2 39 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 36 (5.70%) Retail
4 32 (5.06%) Banking
5 18 (2.85%) Marketing
6 8 (1.27%) Automotive
7 6 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.79%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.47%) Local Government
9 3 (0.47%) Billing
10 2 (0.32%) Games
10 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.32%) Advertising
10 2 (0.32%) Electronics
11 1 (0.16%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) Military
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 298 (47.15%) Analyst
2 189 (29.91%) Test Analyst
3 117 (18.51%) Tester
4 60 (9.49%) Business Analyst
5 50 (7.91%) QA Engineer
6 47 (7.44%) Developer
7 43 (6.80%) QA Analyst
7 43 (6.80%) Test Engineer
8 36 (5.70%) Test Manager
9 33 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
10 29 (4.59%) Consultant
11 25 (3.96%) Applications Support
11 25 (3.96%) Support Analyst
12 24 (3.80%) Software Engineer
12 24 (3.80%) Applications Support Analyst
13 22 (3.48%) Software Tester
14 20 (3.16%) Test Leader
14 20 (3.16%) Senior QA Engineer
15 19 (3.01%) Senior Test Analyst
15 19 (3.01%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (14.08%) .NET
2 63 (9.97%) HTML
3 60 (9.49%) Web Services
4 41 (6.49%) XML
5 34 (5.38%) ASP.NET
6 22 (3.48%) J2EE
7 19 (3.01%) CSS
8 16 (2.53%) REST
8 16 (2.53%) WinForms
9 15 (2.37%) LAMP
10 12 (1.90%) .NET Framework
10 12 (1.90%) HTML5
11 11 (1.74%) Swing
11 11 (1.74%) jQuery
12 9 (1.42%) Silverlight
13 6 (0.95%) Ajax
14 5 (0.79%) Application Packaging
14 5 (0.79%) Velocity
15 4 (0.63%) Gherkin
16 3 (0.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.96%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.32%) Open Source
3 21 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (3.32%) User Experience
4 18 (2.85%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.69%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.11%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.11%) Replication
6 7 (1.11%) Data Integration
7 6 (0.95%) Statistics
8 5 (0.79%) PMI
8 5 (0.79%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.47%) NHS
9 3 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.47%) GIS
9 3 (0.47%) PACS
9 3 (0.47%) iSeries
10 2 (0.32%) Life Science
10 2 (0.32%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 55 (8.70%) Windows
2 27 (4.27%) UNIX
3 20 (3.16%) Linux
4 12 (1.90%) Windows 7
4 12 (1.90%) Windows XP
4 12 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.11%) Windows 8
5 7 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.79%) Windows 2000
7 4 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.32%) Debian
8 2 (0.32%) VMS
9 1 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (23.89%) Software Testing
3 135 (21.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 117 (18.51%) Test Automation
5 94 (14.87%) Regression Testing
6 92 (14.56%) Waterfall
7 82 (12.97%) Manual Testing
8 81 (12.82%) Project Management
9 72 (11.39%) Automated Testing
10 71 (11.23%) Test Management
10 71 (11.23%) Test Strategy
11 66 (10.44%) Integration Testing
12 65 (10.28%) Automation Testing
13 59 (9.34%) TDD
14 55 (8.70%) System Testing
15 51 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
16 48 (7.59%) Scrum
17 38 (6.01%) Migration
17 38 (6.01%) CRM
17 38 (6.01%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 240 (37.97%) SQL
2 153 (24.21%) Java
3 96 (15.19%) C#
4 55 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 30 (4.75%) PHP
6 27 (4.27%) PL/SQL
7 21 (3.32%) T-SQL
7 21 (3.32%) VB
8 19 (3.01%) Python
9 18 (2.85%) Perl
10 16 (2.53%) C
11 12 (1.90%) C++
12 9 (1.42%) VB6
13 8 (1.27%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.11%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.95%) XPath
16 5 (0.79%) VBScript
17 4 (0.63%) Ruby
18 2 (0.32%) Groovy
18 2 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 166 (26.27%) ISEB
2 120 (18.99%) ISTQB
3 77 (12.18%) Degree
4 61 (9.65%) Security Cleared
5 54 (8.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 41 (6.49%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.58%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.95%) PhD
9 5 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.79%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.47%) APMP
12 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.16%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (36.23%) QA
2 7 (1.11%) SLA
3 4 (0.63%) HL7
4 3 (0.47%) DICOM
System Software
1 11 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.58%) vSphere
3 6 (0.95%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.32%) KVM
6 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 47 (7.44%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 107 (16.93%) Microsoft
2 91 (14.40%) Oracle
3 56 (8.86%) HP
4 21 (3.32%) SAP
5 16 (2.53%) IBM
6 11 (1.74%) Cognos
6 11 (1.74%) VMware
7 7 (1.11%) Laserfiche
7 7 (1.11%) Capita
8 6 (0.95%) Peoplefluent
8 6 (0.95%) Lumesse
9 4 (0.63%) Progress
10 3 (0.47%) Citrix
10 3 (0.47%) Symbian
10 3 (0.47%) BEA
10 3 (0.47%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.32%) Google
11 2 (0.32%) NetHawk
11 2 (0.32%) Charles River
11 2 (0.32%) BMC
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Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
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Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
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Salary: £35K - £55K
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Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Annual Bonus
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