The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 188 187 174
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 319 320 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.33% 1.43% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.87% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 264 252 297
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £46,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18838 17086 18386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.35% 76.12% 75.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14894 13837 15749
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Scripting
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -20 76 £45,000 +28.57% 14
Hampshire -16 65 £30,000 -14.28% 6
Berkshire -10 53 £37,000 -7.50% 6
Buckinghamshire +18 39 £35,000 - 5
Oxfordshire +4 29 £32,500 -27.77% 1
West Sussex +3 23 £35,000 - 1
Kent -10 21 £27,000 -22.85% 5
East Sussex -10 8 £37,500 - 3
Middlesex - 3 £31,500 -
Thames Valley -4 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 212 (36.55%) SQL
2 206 (35.52%) ISEB
3 180 (31.03%) QA
4 156 (26.90%) Software Testing
5 141 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
6 136 (23.45%) ISTQB
7 119 (20.52%) Finance
8 114 (19.66%) Degree
9 111 (19.14%) .NET
10 110 (18.97%) Microsoft
11 105 (18.10%) Selenium
12 95 (16.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 95 (16.38%) C#
13 94 (16.21%) Automated Testing
14 86 (14.83%) Test Automation
15 85 (14.66%) QuickTest Pro
16 70 (12.07%) Windows
17 69 (11.90%) Computer Science
18 67 (11.55%) Regression Testing
19 66 (11.38%) MS Excel
19 66 (11.38%) HP Quality Center
20 65 (11.21%) SQL Server
21 64 (11.03%) Java
22 57 (9.83%) Scrum
23 55 (9.48%) HTML
23 55 (9.48%) XML
24 51 (8.79%) HP
24 51 (8.79%) System Testing
25 49 (8.45%) Waterfall
26 48 (8.28%) Test Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 28 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.41%) IIS
3 7 (1.21%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (0.86%) CMS
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.52%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.34%) Apache
9 1 (0.17%) SAS
9 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 66 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.28%) MS Office
3 7 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.52%) MS Project
5 2 (0.34%) Simulink
5 2 (0.34%) Stateflow
5 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) Casewise Modeler
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) Magento
6 1 (0.17%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.07%) SaaS
2 9 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.93%) Internet
2 14 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.72%) NAS
4 7 (1.21%) Firewall
5 4 (0.69%) DNS
5 4 (0.69%) FTP
6 3 (0.52%) Broadband
6 3 (0.52%) VPN
7 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.17%) LTE
7 1 (0.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.31%) Relational Database
3 17 (2.93%) MySQL
4 14 (2.41%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.03%) Cognos Impromptu
6 5 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.69%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.69%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.17%) QlikView
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 105 (18.10%) Selenium
2 85 (14.66%) QuickTest Pro
3 41 (7.07%) JIRA
3 41 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (6.21%) Visual Studio
5 34 (5.86%) WebDriver
6 25 (4.31%) TestDirector
7 22 (3.79%) LoadRunner
8 16 (2.76%) WinRunner
8 16 (2.76%) TestComplete
9 13 (2.24%) JMeter
10 12 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
11 10 (1.72%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.55%) Subversion
12 9 (1.55%) QARun
13 8 (1.38%) Toad
13 8 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 8 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (1.21%) Rational Functional Tester
14 7 (1.21%) SilkTest
General
1 119 (20.52%) Finance
2 42 (7.24%) Retail
3 22 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.24%) Automotive
5 10 (1.72%) Banking
6 8 (1.38%) Back Office
7 6 (1.03%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.03%) Front Office
8 5 (0.86%) Marketing
8 5 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.86%) Legal
9 4 (0.69%) Military
9 4 (0.69%) Billing
10 2 (0.34%) Publishing
10 2 (0.34%) Electronics
10 2 (0.34%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 322 (55.52%) Analyst
2 215 (37.07%) Test Analyst
3 125 (21.55%) Tester
4 60 (10.34%) QA Analyst
5 57 (9.83%) Test Engineer
6 53 (9.14%) Software Tester
7 52 (8.97%) Senior Analyst
8 38 (6.55%) Senior Test Analyst
9 32 (5.52%) Developer
10 30 (5.17%) Business Analyst
11 29 (5.00%) QA Engineer
12 24 (4.14%) Web Tester
13 23 (3.97%) Software Test Analyst
13 23 (3.97%) Systems Analyst
14 22 (3.79%) Automation Tester
15 21 (3.62%) Automation Analyst
16 19 (3.28%) Graduate
17 18 (3.10%) Junior
18 17 (2.93%) Automation Test Analyst
19 14 (2.41%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (19.14%) .NET
2 55 (9.48%) HTML
2 55 (9.48%) XML
3 36 (6.21%) ASP.NET
4 21 (3.62%) jQuery
5 18 (3.10%) .NET Framework
6 17 (2.93%) CSS
7 13 (2.24%) Ajax
7 13 (2.24%) SOAP
7 13 (2.24%) Web Services
8 9 (1.55%) Middleware
9 6 (1.03%) ODBC
10 5 (0.86%) LAMP
11 4 (0.69%) Swing
11 4 (0.69%) XHTML
11 4 (0.69%) Zend Framework
11 4 (0.69%) RESTful
12 3 (0.52%) Java SE
12 3 (0.52%) XSL
12 3 (0.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 24 (4.14%) Management Information System
3 17 (2.93%) Statistics
3 17 (2.93%) Mathematics
3 17 (2.93%) Mainframe
4 16 (2.76%) Client/Server
5 11 (1.90%) EFT
6 9 (1.55%) Hedge funds
6 9 (1.55%) Chip and PIN
7 8 (1.38%) NHS
7 8 (1.38%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (1.03%) Open Source
8 6 (1.03%) Social Media
9 5 (0.86%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.86%) VSAM
10 4 (0.69%) EPoS
10 4 (0.69%) LIMS
10 4 (0.69%) GIS
10 4 (0.69%) Life Science
10 4 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 70 (12.07%) Windows
2 35 (6.03%) UNIX
3 14 (2.41%) Linux
4 9 (1.55%) Windows XP
5 8 (1.38%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.21%) Windows Vista
7 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.86%) Windows 2000
9 4 (0.69%) AIX
9 4 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.69%) CentOS
9 4 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (26.90%) Software Testing
2 141 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (16.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 94 (16.21%) Automated Testing
5 86 (14.83%) Test Automation
6 67 (11.55%) Regression Testing
7 57 (9.83%) Scrum
8 51 (8.79%) System Testing
9 49 (8.45%) Waterfall
10 48 (8.28%) Test Management
11 45 (7.76%) Project Management
12 44 (7.59%) Test Strategy
13 42 (7.24%) Manual Testing
13 42 (7.24%) Performance Testing
14 41 (7.07%) Automation Testing
15 34 (5.86%) V-Model
15 34 (5.86%) Web Testing
16 33 (5.69%) CRM
17 32 (5.52%) TDD
18 27 (4.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 212 (36.55%) SQL
2 95 (16.38%) C#
3 64 (11.03%) Java
4 43 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 32 (5.52%) VB
6 27 (4.66%) VBScript
7 16 (2.76%) VB.NET
8 15 (2.59%) COBOL
9 9 (1.55%) Python
9 9 (1.55%) PHP
10 8 (1.38%) VBA
11 7 (1.21%) Perl
12 6 (1.03%) Ruby
13 5 (0.86%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.86%) C++
13 5 (0.86%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.69%) PHP5
15 3 (0.52%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.34%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 206 (35.52%) ISEB
2 136 (23.45%) ISTQB
3 114 (19.66%) Degree
4 27 (4.66%) Security Cleared
5 25 (4.31%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.24%) PhD
7 8 (1.38%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.34%) MCSE
8 2 (0.34%) HND
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CCNA
9 1 (0.17%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (31.03%) QA
2 8 (1.38%) SLA
3 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.34%) GAMP
4 2 (0.34%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.34%) DO-254
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.72%) NFS
3 6 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 66 (11.38%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.38%) Legato
3 4 (0.69%) CA Endevor
4 3 (0.52%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.34%) Netcool
5 2 (0.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 110 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 51 (8.79%) HP
3 32 (5.52%) Oracle
4 18 (3.10%) BT
5 16 (2.76%) IBM
5 16 (2.76%) VMware
6 15 (2.59%) SunGard
7 14 (2.41%) Citrix
8 9 (1.55%) Veritas
9 8 (1.38%) Hitachi
9 8 (1.38%) Siebel
10 6 (1.03%) Peoplefluent
11 4 (0.69%) SAP
11 4 (0.69%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.69%) Zend
11 4 (0.69%) Lumesse
11 4 (0.69%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.69%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.52%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.34%) Symbian
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum Comprehensive beneifts package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + full corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago