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

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 168 195 193
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 353 315 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.67% 1.32% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.65% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 272 261 240
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 £23,250 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
17221 19100 17351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.50% 79.91% 76.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13555 15220 14059
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 7 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 7 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 -2 78 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Berkshire +3 66 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Hampshire +26 63 £37,500 +19.04% 16
Buckinghamshire +7 46 £37,500 +7.14% 5
West Sussex +38 43 £47,500 +35.71% 2
East Sussex +10 21 £48,000 +20.00% 1
Kent +17 17 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Middlesex +18 11 - -
Oxfordshire -12 6 £33,000 +1.53% 3
Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 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.

1 277 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (36.35%) SQL
3 216 (33.70%) QA
4 178 (27.77%) ISEB
5 167 (26.05%) Selenium
6 153 (23.87%) Java
7 147 (22.93%) Software Testing
8 136 (21.22%) Finance
9 135 (21.06%) ISTQB
10 129 (20.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 129 (20.12%) Test Automation
11 105 (16.38%) Microsoft
12 99 (15.44%) WebDriver
13 98 (15.29%) Waterfall
14 97 (15.13%) Regression Testing
15 96 (14.98%) C#
16 91 (14.20%) QuickTest Pro
17 90 (14.04%) .NET
18 87 (13.57%) Oracle
19 84 (13.10%) Degree
20 82 (12.79%) Manual Testing
20 82 (12.79%) Project Management
21 75 (11.70%) Test Management
21 75 (11.70%) Automated Testing
22 71 (11.08%) MS Excel
23 68 (10.61%) Test Strategy
24 66 (10.30%) Security Cleared
25 65 (10.14%) SQL Server
25 65 (10.14%) HTML
25 65 (10.14%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 7 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 27 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (0.78%) IIS
3 5 (0.78%) CMS
4 4 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.47%) ColdFusion
5 3 (0.47%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 71 (11.08%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.62%) MS Office
3 19 (2.96%) MS Project
4 10 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (3.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
3 10 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (1.09%) Summit
5 5 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.78%) SAP Retail
5 5 (0.78%) SAP R/3
5 5 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.62%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.62%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.62%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.62%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.09%) SaaS
1 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.74%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.56%) Internet
3 9 (1.40%) Firewall
4 8 (1.25%) DNS
5 6 (0.94%) WAN
5 6 (0.94%) HTTP
5 6 (0.94%) LAN
6 5 (0.78%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.47%) LTE
7 3 (0.47%) 3G
7 3 (0.47%) SSL
7 3 (0.47%) Wireless
8 2 (0.31%) WebEx
8 2 (0.31%) 2.5G
8 2 (0.31%) Packet Switching
8 2 (0.31%) GPRS
8 2 (0.31%) GSM
8 2 (0.31%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.31%) MPLS
8 2 (0.31%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.21%) Oracle Database
3 24 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (2.50%) MySQL
5 15 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.40%) Big Data
8 8 (1.25%) Star Schema
8 8 (1.25%) Cognos Impromptu
9 7 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (1.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 6 (0.94%) MS Access
10 6 (0.94%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.47%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.31%) SAP Data Services
14 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 167 (26.05%) Selenium
2 99 (15.44%) WebDriver
3 91 (14.20%) QuickTest Pro
4 59 (9.20%) JIRA
5 37 (5.77%) LoadRunner
6 35 (5.46%) SpecFlow
7 31 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (4.52%) Jenkins
9 28 (4.37%) JMeter
10 27 (4.21%) TestDirector
11 26 (4.06%) TestNG
11 26 (4.06%) Eclipse
11 26 (4.06%) IntelliJ
12 18 (2.81%) Cucumber
12 18 (2.81%) SoapUI
13 15 (2.34%) Subversion
14 14 (2.18%) Visual Studio
15 13 (2.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 13 (2.03%) Maven
16 11 (1.72%) Firebug
General
1 136 (21.22%) Finance
2 36 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 34 (5.30%) Retail
4 27 (4.21%) Banking
5 18 (2.81%) Marketing
6 7 (1.09%) Automotive
7 5 (0.78%) General Ledger
8 4 (0.62%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.47%) Billing
9 3 (0.47%) Local Government
9 3 (0.47%) Military
9 3 (0.47%) Legal
10 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.31%) Advertising
10 2 (0.31%) Electronics
10 2 (0.31%) Games
10 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 305 (47.58%) Analyst
2 195 (30.42%) Test Analyst
3 122 (19.03%) Tester
4 57 (8.89%) Business Analyst
5 49 (7.64%) QA Engineer
6 46 (7.18%) Test Engineer
7 44 (6.86%) QA Analyst
8 43 (6.71%) Developer
9 39 (6.08%) Senior Analyst
10 38 (5.93%) Test Manager
11 30 (4.68%) Consultant
12 24 (3.74%) Senior Test Analyst
12 24 (3.74%) Software Engineer
13 22 (3.43%) Support Analyst
13 22 (3.43%) Applications Support
14 21 (3.28%) Applications Support Analyst
15 20 (3.12%) Senior QA Engineer
15 20 (3.12%) Test Leader
15 20 (3.12%) Software Tester
16 17 (2.65%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (14.04%) .NET
2 65 (10.14%) HTML
3 58 (9.05%) Web Services
4 38 (5.93%) XML
5 31 (4.84%) ASP.NET
6 19 (2.96%) CSS
7 18 (2.81%) J2EE
7 18 (2.81%) WinForms
8 15 (2.34%) LAMP
9 14 (2.18%) REST
10 12 (1.87%) HTML5
11 11 (1.72%) jQuery
11 11 (1.72%) Swing
12 10 (1.56%) .NET Framework
13 9 (1.40%) Silverlight
14 7 (1.09%) Ajax
15 5 (0.78%) Application Packaging
15 5 (0.78%) Velocity
16 4 (0.62%) Gherkin
16 4 (0.62%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.90%) Open Source
3 24 (3.74%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.81%) User Experience
7 14 (2.18%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.72%) Replication
9 9 (1.40%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.25%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.78%) PMI
11 5 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.62%) Statistics
13 3 (0.47%) iSeries
13 3 (0.47%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.47%) EPoS
13 3 (0.47%) NHS
13 3 (0.47%) GIS
13 3 (0.47%) Clustering
13 3 (0.47%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 65 (10.14%) Windows
2 25 (3.90%) UNIX
3 20 (3.12%) Linux
4 19 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (2.81%) Windows XP
6 15 (2.34%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.09%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.78%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.31%) Debian
11 2 (0.31%) AIX
11 2 (0.31%) Solaris
11 2 (0.31%) VMS
11 2 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (22.93%) Software Testing
3 129 (20.12%) User Acceptance Testing
3 129 (20.12%) Test Automation
4 98 (15.29%) Waterfall
5 97 (15.13%) Regression Testing
6 82 (12.79%) Manual Testing
6 82 (12.79%) Project Management
7 75 (11.70%) Test Management
7 75 (11.70%) Automated Testing
8 68 (10.61%) Test Strategy
9 61 (9.52%) Integration Testing
10 60 (9.36%) TDD
11 59 (9.20%) Automation Testing
12 56 (8.74%) System Testing
13 51 (7.96%) Scrum
14 46 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
15 39 (6.08%) V-Model
15 39 (6.08%) Migration
15 39 (6.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 233 (36.35%) SQL
2 153 (23.87%) Java
3 96 (14.98%) C#
4 53 (8.27%) JavaScript
5 29 (4.52%) PHP
6 25 (3.90%) PL/SQL
7 22 (3.43%) VB
8 20 (3.12%) T-SQL
8 20 (3.12%) C
9 17 (2.65%) Perl
10 16 (2.50%) Python
11 11 (1.72%) C++
12 9 (1.40%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.40%) VB6
13 8 (1.25%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.94%) XPath
15 5 (0.78%) Ruby
15 5 (0.78%) VBScript
16 2 (0.31%) VBA
16 2 (0.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 178 (27.77%) ISEB
2 135 (21.06%) ISTQB
3 84 (13.10%) Degree
4 66 (10.30%) Security Cleared
5 64 (9.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 42 (6.55%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.87%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.78%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (0.62%) PhD
9 4 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.47%) APMP
11 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.16%) CCA
12 1 (0.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (33.70%) QA
2 6 (0.94%) SLA
3 4 (0.62%) HL7
4 3 (0.47%) DICOM
System Software
1 16 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.18%) vSphere
3 12 (1.87%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.31%) KVM
5 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 63 (9.83%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (0.47%) SCCM
2 3 (0.47%) Netcool
2 3 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.31%) Control-M
Vendors
1 105 (16.38%) Microsoft
2 87 (13.57%) Oracle
3 51 (7.96%) HP
4 17 (2.65%) SAP
5 16 (2.50%) IBM
5 16 (2.50%) VMware
6 8 (1.25%) Cognos
7 7 (1.09%) Laserfiche
8 6 (0.94%) Peoplefluent
8 6 (0.94%) Lumesse
8 6 (0.94%) Citrix
9 5 (0.78%) Capita
10 3 (0.47%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.47%) Google
10 3 (0.47%) Veritas
10 3 (0.47%) BEA
10 3 (0.47%) Symbian
10 3 (0.47%) Progress
10 3 (0.47%) McAfee
11 2 (0.31%) Charles River
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life Cover, Private Medic
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
RecruitX
Salary: £28k - 30k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: D.O.E
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Enorth Staffing
Salary: £56000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Life Assurance, Pension and Medical Cover
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits extensive - see ad
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonuses + 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago