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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 206 173 195
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +22
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 278 370 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.34% 1.63% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 2.02% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 240 295 267
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
17225 18278 16937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.91% 80.63% 76.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13991 14357 13801
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,450 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Hampshire -4 83 £42,500 +21.42% 10
Surrey -25 57 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Berkshire -39 39 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Buckinghamshire 0 34 £45,000 +20.00%
West Sussex +11 21 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Kent +6 16 £35,500 -2.06% 4
Oxfordshire -6 8 £35,000 -20.90% 5
East Sussex +21 7 £36,500 -8.75%
Home Counties - 3 £55,000 -
Middlesex 0 1 - -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 268 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (39.81%) QA
3 232 (36.65%) SQL
4 170 (26.86%) Finance
5 158 (24.96%) Selenium
6 149 (23.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 145 (22.91%) Java
8 137 (21.64%) Software Testing
9 129 (20.38%) Microsoft
10 126 (19.91%) ISEB
11 121 (19.12%) SDLC
12 113 (17.85%) Oracle
13 102 (16.11%) C#
14 99 (15.64%) ISTQB
15 97 (15.32%) Test Automation
16 90 (14.22%) WebDriver
17 88 (13.90%) Regression Testing
18 86 (13.59%) Project Management
19 85 (13.43%) Waterfall
20 83 (13.11%) SQL Server
21 82 (12.95%) .NET
22 81 (12.80%) Test Strategy
23 79 (12.48%) Manual Testing
24 75 (11.85%) Security Cleared
25 74 (11.69%) JIRA
26 73 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
27 72 (11.37%) Automated Testing
28 71 (11.22%) HP UFT
29 69 (10.90%) HTML
30 65 (10.27%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (1.74%) IIS
1 11 (1.74%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (0.79%) NetWeaver
3 5 (0.79%) CMS
4 3 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.32%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 59 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.00%) MS Office
3 13 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.74%) MS Project
5 3 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.58%) Oracle ERP
4 8 (1.26%) Summit
5 7 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (1.11%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.47%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.47%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.47%) SAP R/3
7 3 (0.47%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.47%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.32%) SAP Retail
8 2 (0.32%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.74%) SaaS
2 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.58%) SAN
3 6 (0.95%) Internet
4 5 (0.79%) Wireshark
5 4 (0.63%) FTP
6 3 (0.47%) DNS
6 3 (0.47%) 3G
6 3 (0.47%) Firewall
6 3 (0.47%) Wireless
6 3 (0.47%) LTE
7 2 (0.32%) GGSN
7 2 (0.32%) SGSN
7 2 (0.32%) 2.5G
7 2 (0.32%) WebEx
7 2 (0.32%) MPLS
7 2 (0.32%) GPRS
7 2 (0.32%) GSM
7 2 (0.32%) Packet Switching
8 1 (0.16%) UMTS
8 1 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.79%) Oracle Reports
2 24 (3.79%) Oracle Database
3 16 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (2.37%) MySQL
4 15 (2.37%) Cognos Impromptu
4 15 (2.37%) Star Schema
5 13 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (1.74%) Big Data
8 8 (1.26%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.63%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.47%) MS Access
10 3 (0.47%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.32%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (0.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 158 (24.96%) Selenium
2 90 (14.22%) WebDriver
3 74 (11.69%) JIRA
4 71 (11.22%) HP UFT
5 36 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (5.53%) LoadRunner
7 32 (5.06%) JMeter
8 31 (4.90%) SpecFlow
9 30 (4.74%) Jenkins
10 28 (4.42%) SoapUI
11 25 (3.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 18 (2.84%) TestNG
13 14 (2.21%) Eclipse
13 14 (2.21%) IntelliJ
13 14 (2.21%) Maven
14 13 (2.05%) NUnit
14 13 (2.05%) Subversion
15 12 (1.90%) Visual Studio
16 10 (1.58%) TestDirector
16 10 (1.58%) Firebug
General
1 170 (26.86%) Finance
2 37 (5.85%) Telecoms
3 34 (5.37%) Banking
4 22 (3.48%) Retail
5 13 (2.05%) Marketing
6 12 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.79%) Automotive
8 5 (0.79%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.63%) Electronics
10 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.32%) Games
10 2 (0.32%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
11 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 264 (41.71%) Analyst
2 173 (27.33%) Test Analyst
3 102 (16.11%) Tester
4 69 (10.90%) Business Analyst
5 61 (9.64%) Developer
6 54 (8.53%) Test Engineer
7 47 (7.42%) Test Manager
7 47 (7.42%) QA Engineer
8 40 (6.32%) QA Analyst
9 35 (5.53%) Senior Analyst
10 29 (4.58%) Consultant
11 27 (4.27%) Test Leader
12 26 (4.11%) Software Tester
13 23 (3.63%) Senior Test Analyst
13 23 (3.63%) Applications Support
14 21 (3.32%) Support Analyst
14 21 (3.32%) Software Engineer
14 21 (3.32%) Applications Support Analyst
15 20 (3.16%) Business Support Analyst
16 17 (2.69%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (12.95%) .NET
2 69 (10.90%) HTML
3 58 (9.16%) Web Services
4 55 (8.69%) XML
5 39 (6.16%) ASP.NET
6 22 (3.48%) CSS
6 22 (3.48%) J2EE
7 16 (2.53%) REST
8 15 (2.37%) .NET Framework
9 13 (2.05%) LAMP
10 11 (1.74%) Swing
11 10 (1.58%) Mason
12 9 (1.42%) Gherkin
12 9 (1.42%) STL
12 9 (1.42%) HTML5
13 7 (1.11%) Velocity
13 7 (1.11%) jQuery
14 6 (0.95%) WinForms
15 5 (0.79%) Ajax
15 5 (0.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 73 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.48%) Client/Server
4 19 (3.00%) User Experience
5 15 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.26%) N-Tier
7 8 (1.26%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.11%) iSeries
8 7 (1.11%) PMI
8 7 (1.11%) Statistics
9 6 (0.95%) Mathematics
9 6 (0.95%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.47%) Replication
10 3 (0.47%) DTV
11 2 (0.32%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.32%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.32%) Social Media
11 2 (0.32%) iPad
11 2 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 63 (9.95%) Windows
2 47 (7.42%) UNIX
3 26 (4.11%) Linux
4 14 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.26%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.79%) Windows 2000
6 5 (0.79%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.16%) AIX
8 1 (0.16%) VMS
8 1 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (23.54%) User Acceptance Testing
3 137 (21.64%) Software Testing
4 121 (19.12%) SDLC
5 97 (15.32%) Test Automation
6 88 (13.90%) Regression Testing
7 86 (13.59%) Project Management
8 85 (13.43%) Waterfall
9 81 (12.80%) Test Strategy
10 79 (12.48%) Manual Testing
11 72 (11.37%) Automated Testing
12 65 (10.27%) Test Management
13 64 (10.11%) Automation Testing
14 60 (9.48%) Scrum
15 58 (9.16%) Integration Testing
16 57 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
17 53 (8.37%) System Integration Testing
18 49 (7.74%) System Testing
19 47 (7.42%) Migration
20 44 (6.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 232 (36.65%) SQL
2 145 (22.91%) Java
3 102 (16.11%) C#
4 50 (7.90%) JavaScript
5 34 (5.37%) PHP
6 31 (4.90%) PL/SQL
6 31 (4.90%) T-SQL
7 23 (3.63%) Perl
8 21 (3.32%) Python
9 16 (2.53%) VB
10 14 (2.21%) Ruby
11 13 (2.05%) C++
12 7 (1.11%) C
12 7 (1.11%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.95%) XPath
13 6 (0.95%) VBScript
14 5 (0.79%) VB6
15 3 (0.47%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.47%) VBA
16 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 126 (19.91%) ISEB
2 99 (15.64%) ISTQB
3 75 (11.85%) Security Cleared
4 65 (10.27%) Degree
5 46 (7.27%) SC Cleared
6 31 (4.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.11%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.11%) PhD
8 5 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.32%) CCA
11 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.16%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (39.81%) QA
2 7 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.47%) vSphere
3 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 37 (5.85%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 129 (20.38%) Microsoft
2 113 (17.85%) Oracle
3 61 (9.64%) HP
4 24 (3.79%) SAP
5 18 (2.84%) IBM
6 17 (2.69%) Cognos
7 10 (1.58%) Citrix
8 8 (1.26%) Laserfiche
9 6 (0.95%) Capita
10 5 (0.79%) Peoplefluent
10 5 (0.79%) Lumesse
11 4 (0.63%) Progress
11 4 (0.63%) VMware
12 3 (0.47%) Symbian
12 3 (0.47%) BEA
12 3 (0.47%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.32%) Google
13 2 (0.32%) NetHawk
13 2 (0.32%) Borland
13 2 (0.32%) Apple
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 45k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £38,000 to £38,000 per annum £38,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Alton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, plus Bonus, Medical, Pension + More!
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Highly Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £42800 - £44600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
PMC retail
Salary: Competitive Basic + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: D.O.E
Posted: 6 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonuses + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Chatham
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Private Medical, Pension
Posted: 8 days ago