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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 204 211 198
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 292 257 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.35% 1.19% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.50% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 204 170 292
Average salary £40,000 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.78% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £25,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,000 £45,500
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
17370 17162 17976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 80.09% 79.69% 77.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13879 13633 15469
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 December 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 22 December 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
(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
Berkshire +35 90 £42,500 +21.42% 9
Surrey +16 75 £42,500 +11.11% 5
Hampshire -6 46 £33,500 +11.66% 5
Buckinghamshire +6 38 £35,500 +4.41% 6
East Sussex -15 20 £35,000 - 1
Kent -10 9 £62,500 +95.31% 1
Oxfordshire -17 9 £37,500 +15.38% 1
West Sussex -19 6 £38,750 +10.71%
Middlesex - 4 £31,500 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 302 (46.04%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (42.07%) SQL
3 219 (33.38%) ISEB
4 194 (29.57%) Selenium
5 175 (26.68%) QA
6 162 (24.70%) Test Automation
7 148 (22.56%) ISTQB
8 139 (21.19%) Software Testing
9 138 (21.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 124 (18.90%) Windows
11 122 (18.60%) HP Quality Center
11 122 (18.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 119 (18.14%) WebDriver
13 114 (17.38%) Java
14 112 (17.07%) QuickTest Pro
15 105 (16.01%) C#
16 99 (15.09%) Finance
17 98 (14.94%) Test Strategy
18 97 (14.79%) .NET
19 96 (14.63%) Microsoft
20 94 (14.33%) Scrum
21 92 (14.02%) JIRA
22 88 (13.41%) Test Management
23 87 (13.26%) Degree
23 87 (13.26%) Automated Testing
24 84 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
25 83 (12.65%) SQL Server
26 81 (12.35%) Regression Testing
27 80 (12.20%) Manual Testing
28 78 (11.89%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 35 (5.34%) IIS
2 24 (3.66%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.20%) Confluence
4 17 (2.59%) SharePoint Server
5 12 (1.83%) MS Exchange
6 10 (1.52%) CMS
7 6 (0.91%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.15%) Apache
9 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.15%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 68 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.03%) MS Project
3 27 (4.12%) MS Office
4 8 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.91%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.76%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 5 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.46%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.46%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.46%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.46%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.46%) SAP Retail
4 3 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.46%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.20%) GitHub
2 4 (0.61%) Taleo
2 4 (0.61%) SaaS
3 2 (0.30%) PaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.12%) Internet
2 24 (3.66%) LAN
2 24 (3.66%) WAN
3 21 (3.20%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.98%) Firewall
5 8 (1.22%) HTTP
6 7 (1.07%) Wireless
7 6 (0.91%) DNS
8 2 (0.30%) SSL
9 1 (0.15%) IPv6
9 1 (0.15%) 802.15
9 1 (0.15%) IPsec
9 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.15%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.15%) HSPA
9 1 (0.15%) GPRS
9 1 (0.15%) VPN
9 1 (0.15%) SMTP
9 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.15%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 53 (8.08%) MySQL
3 46 (7.01%) Relational Database
4 31 (4.73%) RDBMS
5 20 (3.05%) Oracle Database
5 20 (3.05%) RavenDB
6 16 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (2.29%) MS Access
8 14 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.37%) Data Mining
10 8 (1.22%) QlikView
11 6 (0.91%) DataStage
12 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.76%) Oracle Discoverer
12 5 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.61%) SQLPlus
13 4 (0.61%) SAP BW
14 3 (0.46%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 194 (29.57%) Selenium
2 119 (18.14%) WebDriver
3 112 (17.07%) QuickTest Pro
4 92 (14.02%) JIRA
5 57 (8.69%) Cucumber
6 47 (7.16%) LoadRunner
7 44 (6.71%) Jenkins
8 41 (6.25%) JMeter
9 33 (5.03%) TestDirector
10 31 (4.73%) WATIR
10 31 (4.73%) Git (software)
11 26 (3.96%) NUnit
12 24 (3.66%) Visual Studio
12 24 (3.66%) WinRunner
12 24 (3.66%) Moq
12 24 (3.66%) SpecFlow
13 23 (3.51%) TestNG
14 21 (3.20%) TeamCity
15 20 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (3.05%) ReSharper
General
1 99 (15.09%) Finance
2 53 (8.08%) Retail
3 30 (4.57%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.51%) Banking
5 15 (2.29%) Marketing
6 14 (2.13%) Automotive
7 12 (1.83%) Legal
8 11 (1.68%) Front Office
9 8 (1.22%) Military
9 8 (1.22%) Billing
10 6 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.76%) Electronics
12 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.30%) Back Office
12 2 (0.30%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 277 (42.23%) Analyst
2 186 (28.35%) Test Analyst
3 119 (18.14%) Tester
4 68 (10.37%) QA Engineer
5 67 (10.21%) Test Engineer
6 51 (7.77%) Business Analyst
7 49 (7.47%) Software Tester
8 40 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
9 38 (5.79%) Developer
10 36 (5.49%) Senior Tester
11 35 (5.34%) Test Leader
12 34 (5.18%) Automation Engineer
13 32 (4.88%) Senior Test Analyst
14 30 (4.57%) Consultant
15 26 (3.96%) Software Engineer
16 24 (3.66%) Software Test Analyst
17 23 (3.51%) Junior
18 22 (3.35%) Software Test Engineer
19 21 (3.20%) Quality Engineer
20 19 (2.90%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (14.79%) .NET
2 71 (10.82%) Web Services
3 61 (9.30%) HTML
4 45 (6.86%) Gherkin
5 43 (6.55%) ASP.NET
6 37 (5.64%) CSS
7 33 (5.03%) XML
7 33 (5.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 27 (4.12%) LAMP
8 27 (4.12%) .NET Framework
9 25 (3.81%) jQuery
10 21 (3.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 20 (3.05%) Castle Windsor
11 20 (3.05%) StructureMap
11 20 (3.05%) Spring.NET
11 20 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (3.05%) NHibernate
11 20 (3.05%) MSMQ
11 20 (3.05%) Dapper ORM
12 16 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (7.47%) Open Source
3 30 (4.57%) Life Science
4 28 (4.27%) Mathematics
5 27 (4.12%) Client/Server
6 21 (3.20%) Blog
7 16 (2.44%) Visualisation
8 14 (2.13%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.98%) Replication
9 13 (1.98%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.83%) Social Media
10 12 (1.83%) Clustering
11 11 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.52%) Chemistry
12 10 (1.52%) Biology
13 9 (1.37%) LIMS
14 8 (1.22%) User Experience
15 7 (1.07%) Kindle
15 7 (1.07%) EPoS
16 6 (0.91%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 124 (18.90%) Windows
2 47 (7.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (6.71%) UNIX
4 43 (6.55%) Windows XP
5 38 (5.79%) Linux
6 31 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (4.27%) Solaris
8 26 (3.96%) Windows 7
9 16 (2.44%) Mac OS X
10 9 (1.37%) AIX
11 6 (0.91%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.46%) Android
13 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (46.04%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (24.70%) Test Automation
3 139 (21.19%) Software Testing
4 138 (21.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 98 (14.94%) Test Strategy
6 94 (14.33%) Scrum
7 88 (13.41%) Test Management
8 87 (13.26%) Automated Testing
9 84 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
10 81 (12.35%) Regression Testing
11 80 (12.20%) Manual Testing
12 63 (9.60%) E-Commerce
13 60 (9.15%) Project Management
14 58 (8.84%) Waterfall
15 56 (8.54%) Migration
16 54 (8.23%) TDD
17 51 (7.77%) BDD
18 50 (7.62%) Business Analysis
19 48 (7.32%) Workflow
20 46 (7.01%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 276 (42.07%) SQL
2 114 (17.38%) Java
3 105 (16.01%) C#
4 78 (11.89%) JavaScript
5 45 (6.86%) Ruby
6 40 (6.10%) PHP
7 32 (4.88%) VB.NET
8 31 (4.73%) PL/SQL
9 19 (2.90%) C
10 18 (2.74%) T-SQL
11 17 (2.59%) Python
11 17 (2.59%) Shell Script
12 16 (2.44%) C++
13 8 (1.22%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.07%) VBScript
15 6 (0.91%) Perl
16 5 (0.76%) VB
17 3 (0.46%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.46%) PHP5
18 2 (0.30%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 219 (33.38%) ISEB
2 148 (22.56%) ISTQB
3 122 (18.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 87 (13.26%) Degree
5 78 (11.89%) Security Cleared
6 60 (9.15%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.68%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (1.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (0.91%) HND
11 5 (0.76%) MCSE
11 5 (0.76%) PhD
12 4 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.15%) IIBA
14 1 (0.15%) CBAP
14 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (26.68%) QA
2 14 (2.13%) GAMP
3 13 (1.98%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.61%) SLA
5 3 (0.46%) HL7
6 2 (0.30%) DICOM
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (4.27%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.59%) vSphere
4 6 (0.91%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (0.61%) XenApp
5 4 (0.61%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.61%) Firmware
6 3 (0.46%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.15%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 122 (18.60%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
2 12 (1.83%) Netcool
2 12 (1.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (0.91%) Control-M
4 4 (0.61%) WSUS
4 4 (0.61%) SCCM
5 1 (0.15%) cPanel
Vendors
1 96 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 77 (11.74%) Oracle
3 59 (8.99%) HP
4 26 (3.96%) VMware
5 20 (3.05%) Endeca
5 20 (3.05%) RedPrairie
6 18 (2.74%) Citrix
7 14 (2.13%) SAP
7 14 (2.13%) Fujitsu
8 12 (1.83%) Veritas
8 12 (1.83%) McAfee
9 8 (1.22%) IBM
10 7 (1.07%) Cisco
10 7 (1.07%) Google
11 6 (0.91%) Primavera
11 6 (0.91%) hybris
11 6 (0.91%) Fidessa
11 6 (0.91%) NetApp
12 4 (0.61%) Thunderhead
12 4 (0.61%) AppSense
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £50000 per annum - 12.5% bonus, Stock options, 25 days holi
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + £6k Car allowance (Pro Rata)
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Questor Resourcing
Salary: £25 - 40,000 + Bonus + Very Good Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Questor Resourcing
Salary: £25 - 40,000 + Bonus + Very Good Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Andover
Spectrum IT
Salary: £33950 - £35733 per annum + Pension, 28 days hol, Medical
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + +Great Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Omnio Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago