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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 244 213 201
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 248 281 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.28% 1.37% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.63% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 214 220 200
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
16550 17228 16685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.51% 84.11% 83.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13997 13887 13098
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -1 62 £39,500 -1.25% 11
Hampshire +19 59 £35,000 +1.44% 8
Kent +49 52 £42,500 +77.08% 2
Berkshire -52 23 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Oxfordshire +6 20 £27,500 +7.84% 3
East Sussex +1 16 £35,500 -11.25% 3
Buckinghamshire -23 13 £36,250 +9.02% 7
West Sussex -2 6 £32,500 -15.03% 1
Middlesex +4 2 £48,750 +54.76% 1
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 255 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (38.84%) SQL
3 193 (31.90%) QA
4 186 (30.74%) Finance
5 179 (29.59%) Test Automation
6 161 (26.61%) Selenium
7 152 (25.12%) Regression Testing
7 152 (25.12%) ISEB
8 139 (22.98%) C#
9 134 (22.15%) Software Testing
10 129 (21.32%) ISTQB
11 115 (19.01%) User Acceptance Testing
12 111 (18.35%) Automated Testing
13 109 (18.02%) Java
14 108 (17.85%) Project Management
15 106 (17.52%) Microsoft
16 102 (16.86%) Windows
17 95 (15.70%) HP UFT
17 95 (15.70%) SDLC
18 88 (14.55%) Functional Testing
18 88 (14.55%) Scrum
19 87 (14.38%) WebDriver
20 83 (13.72%) .NET
21 80 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
22 77 (12.73%) Oracle
22 77 (12.73%) Manual Testing
23 75 (12.40%) Test Strategy
24 73 (12.07%) HTML
25 71 (11.74%) MS Excel
25 71 (11.74%) Performance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (4.79%) CMS
2 19 (3.14%) Apache
3 14 (2.31%) SAS
3 14 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.15%) IIS
5 7 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.66%) Tuxedo
8 3 (0.50%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.50%) Jetty
8 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.33%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.33%) Confluence
9 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.33%) JBoss
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 71 (11.74%) MS Excel
2 39 (6.45%) MS Office
3 37 (6.12%) MS Visio
4 30 (4.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.98%) MS Project
6 4 (0.66%) Windchill
7 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.17%) Maple
8 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.16%) SAP SD
3 5 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.83%) SAP MM
3 5 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.66%) BASE24
5 2 (0.33%) SAP LE
5 2 (0.33%) Summit
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.17%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.32%) SaaS
2 7 (1.16%) Office 365
3 4 (0.66%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.99%) HTTP
1 6 (0.99%) SAN
1 6 (0.99%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.66%) ATM
2 4 (0.66%) Internet
2 4 (0.66%) LAN
2 4 (0.66%) VoIP
2 4 (0.66%) WAN
3 2 (0.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.17%) Broadband
4 1 (0.17%) Network Security
4 1 (0.17%) PPP
4 1 (0.17%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.80%) MySQL
3 20 (3.31%) Oracle Database
4 18 (2.98%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (1.65%) DB2
5 10 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (0.99%) SAP HANA
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.66%) Big Data
9 4 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.66%) EDMS
9 4 (0.66%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.66%) SAP BI
9 4 (0.66%) SAP BW
9 4 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (0.50%) BaseX
10 3 (0.50%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 161 (26.61%) Selenium
2 95 (15.70%) HP UFT
3 87 (14.38%) WebDriver
4 67 (11.07%) SoapUI
5 58 (9.59%) SpecFlow
6 49 (8.10%) JMeter
6 49 (8.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 41 (6.78%) NUnit
8 33 (5.45%) JIRA
8 33 (5.45%) Visual Studio
9 30 (4.96%) Cucumber
9 30 (4.96%) LoadRunner
10 29 (4.79%) MSTest
11 22 (3.64%) Jenkins
12 14 (2.31%) Bugzilla
13 12 (1.98%) Ranorex
14 11 (1.82%) Testopia
14 11 (1.82%) Toad
15 10 (1.65%) ProC
15 10 (1.65%) Protractor
General
1 186 (30.74%) Finance
2 25 (4.13%) Banking
3 24 (3.97%) Retail
4 18 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.49%) Marketing
7 6 (0.99%) Electronics
7 6 (0.99%) Retail Banking
8 5 (0.83%) Back Office
9 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.50%) Automotive
9 3 (0.50%) Games
9 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.33%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Law
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 249 (41.16%) Analyst
2 158 (26.12%) Test Analyst
3 134 (22.15%) Tester
4 95 (15.70%) Test Engineer
5 63 (10.41%) Developer
5 63 (10.41%) Software Tester
6 38 (6.28%) Senior Analyst
7 37 (6.12%) Test Leader
8 33 (5.45%) Automation Analyst
8 33 (5.45%) Automation Engineer
9 32 (5.29%) Automation Test Analyst
9 32 (5.29%) QA Analyst
9 32 (5.29%) Software Analyst
9 32 (5.29%) Test Automation Developer
10 31 (5.12%) Test Automation Engineer
11 28 (4.63%) QA Tester
12 26 (4.30%) Software Test Analyst
13 25 (4.13%) Automation Tester
14 24 (3.97%) Project Manager
15 23 (3.80%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (13.72%) .NET
2 73 (12.07%) HTML
3 43 (7.11%) Web Services
4 37 (6.12%) XML
5 29 (4.79%) CSS
6 27 (4.46%) ASP.NET
7 20 (3.31%) LAMP
8 19 (3.14%) Velocity
9 16 (2.64%) Gherkin
10 15 (2.48%) SOAP
11 14 (2.31%) JSON
12 11 (1.82%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.82%) HTML5
13 10 (1.65%) DOM
13 10 (1.65%) EDI
14 6 (0.99%) DCOM
14 6 (0.99%) SAP Fiori
15 4 (0.66%) Middleware
15 4 (0.66%) SAPUI5
15 4 (0.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 80 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (8.93%) Client/Server
3 37 (6.12%) N-Tier
4 27 (4.46%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.98%) Mainframe
7 14 (2.31%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.98%) Mathematics
9 11 (1.82%) Driving Licence
9 11 (1.82%) PMI
10 10 (1.65%) SWIFT
11 9 (1.49%) Social Media
12 8 (1.32%) AS400
13 7 (1.16%) User Experience
14 6 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.66%) Contactless
15 4 (0.66%) EMV
15 4 (0.66%) Fintech
16 3 (0.50%) Data Integration
16 3 (0.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 102 (16.86%) Windows
2 54 (8.93%) Unix
3 26 (4.30%) Linux
4 14 (2.31%) Android
5 13 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.98%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.50%) AIX
8 3 (0.50%) VMS
8 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.33%) CentOS
9 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (29.59%) Test Automation
3 152 (25.12%) Regression Testing
4 134 (22.15%) Software Testing
5 115 (19.01%) User Acceptance Testing
6 111 (18.35%) Automated Testing
7 108 (17.85%) Project Management
8 95 (15.70%) SDLC
9 88 (14.55%) Functional Testing
9 88 (14.55%) Scrum
10 77 (12.73%) Manual Testing
11 75 (12.40%) Test Strategy
12 71 (11.74%) Performance Testing
13 58 (9.59%) Integration Testing
13 58 (9.59%) Non-Functional Testing
14 51 (8.43%) Unit Testing
15 46 (7.60%) Automation Testing
16 44 (7.27%) System Integration Testing
16 44 (7.27%) Test Management
17 41 (6.78%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 235 (38.84%) SQL
2 139 (22.98%) C#
3 109 (18.02%) Java
4 40 (6.61%) JavaScript
5 28 (4.63%) C
6 25 (4.13%) PHP
7 23 (3.80%) PL/SQL
8 20 (3.31%) T-SQL
9 14 (2.31%) Perl
10 12 (1.98%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.82%) Groovy
12 10 (1.65%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.49%) VB
14 8 (1.32%) Python
15 7 (1.16%) C++
16 5 (0.83%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.66%) ABAP
17 4 (0.66%) F#
17 4 (0.66%) Ruby
18 3 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 152 (25.12%) ISEB
2 129 (21.32%) ISTQB
3 69 (11.40%) Degree
4 55 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 30 (4.96%) Security Cleared
6 29 (4.79%) SC Cleared
7 13 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 12 (1.98%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.17%) PMP
12 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (31.90%) QA
2 14 (2.31%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.98%) SLA
4 10 (1.65%) SEPA
5 7 (1.16%) HL7
6 6 (0.99%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.83%) SDET
8 4 (0.66%) CRD IV
System Software
1 5 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (7.93%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.66%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.17%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 106 (17.52%) Microsoft
2 77 (12.73%) Oracle
3 55 (9.09%) HP
4 36 (5.95%) SAP
5 18 (2.98%) Citrix
6 10 (1.65%) Rally
7 9 (1.49%) Sage
8 8 (1.32%) IBM
9 5 (0.83%) IFS
10 4 (0.66%) Capita
10 4 (0.66%) CyberSource
10 4 (0.66%) DataCash
10 4 (0.66%) Elavon
10 4 (0.66%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.66%) Ingenico
10 4 (0.66%) TSYS
10 4 (0.66%) VeriFone
10 4 (0.66%) VocaLink
10 4 (0.66%) WorldPay
11 3 (0.50%) VMware
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Jenrick IT
Salary: Highly Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Pension + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £22000 - £24000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Isle of Wight
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Salary: £28,000 plus benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Hanslope Park, Milton Keynes
HMGCC
Salary: £27,709 - £31,437 (with a potential to earn £33,248)
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: £40,269 to £45,691 (with a potential to earn £48,322)
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: £32,757 to £37,167 (with a potential to earn £39,308)
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: £27,709 - £31,437 (with a potential to earn £33,248)
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes
Cognizant
Posted: 12 days ago
Winchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 15 days ago
Brighton
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Full Benefits Package + Perks
Posted: 17 days ago