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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 169 175 156
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 361 324 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.64% 1.53% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.96% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 272 294 361
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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
17582 16505 17534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.90% 78.13% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13562 13492 14845
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Surrey +35 101 £40,000 +4.57% 12
Berkshire +20 93 £38,500 -1.28% 3
Hampshire +33 89 £34,000 -11.68% 9
Buckinghamshire +8 38 £38,500 +10.00% 7
East Sussex -36 17 £35,000 +7.69% 2
West Sussex -18 12 £37,500 +16.27% 1
Oxfordshire -1 10 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Sussex +6 4 - -
Middlesex -1 4 £31,500 -25.88%
Kent -31 3 £62,500 +117.39% 1
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 342 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (44.85%) SQL
3 239 (33.29%) ISEB
4 214 (29.81%) QA
5 195 (27.16%) Selenium
6 176 (24.51%) Software Testing
7 151 (21.03%) Test Automation
8 144 (20.06%) ISTQB
9 137 (19.08%) Java
10 134 (18.66%) User Acceptance Testing
11 133 (18.52%) QuickTest Pro
12 131 (18.25%) Degree
13 123 (17.13%) .NET
14 122 (16.99%) C#
15 121 (16.85%) Manual Testing
16 117 (16.30%) WebDriver
17 116 (16.16%) HP Quality Center
18 114 (15.88%) Windows
19 110 (15.32%) HTML
19 110 (15.32%) Finance
20 107 (14.90%) JavaScript
21 106 (14.76%) Microsoft
22 105 (14.62%) Automated Testing
23 103 (14.35%) Scrum
24 97 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 89 (12.40%) Test Strategy
26 88 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
27 85 (11.84%) JIRA
28 84 (11.70%) TDD
28 84 (11.70%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 39 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 34 (4.74%) IIS
3 23 (3.20%) Confluence
4 14 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (1.25%) CMS
6 7 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (0.70%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.56%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.42%) Apache
10 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.14%) SAS
10 1 (0.14%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.14%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 72 (10.03%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.76%) MS Office
3 22 (3.06%) MS Project
4 4 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 14 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.97%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 6 (0.84%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.84%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (0.42%) SAP PM
4 3 (0.42%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.42%) SAP MRS
5 2 (0.28%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.28%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.28%) SAP CS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.14%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.34%) GitHub
2 10 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.97%) SaaS
4 6 (0.84%) Taleo
5 2 (0.28%) PaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Force.com
6 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.92%) Internet
2 13 (1.81%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.67%) Firewall
4 9 (1.25%) LAN
4 9 (1.25%) WAN
5 3 (0.42%) HTTP
5 3 (0.42%) Wireless
6 1 (0.14%) IPsec
6 1 (0.14%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.14%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.14%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.14%) GPRS
6 1 (0.14%) VPN
6 1 (0.14%) SSL
6 1 (0.14%) SMTP
6 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 72 (10.03%) Relational Database
3 64 (8.91%) MySQL
4 33 (4.60%) RDBMS
5 22 (3.06%) RavenDB
5 22 (3.06%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (1.53%) MS Access
7 11 (1.53%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.39%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.97%) Oracle Discoverer
9 7 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.70%) DataStage
11 4 (0.56%) SQLPlus
11 4 (0.56%) Cognos Impromptu
11 4 (0.56%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.42%) Big Data
12 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.42%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 195 (27.16%) Selenium
2 133 (18.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 117 (16.30%) WebDriver
4 85 (11.84%) JIRA
5 53 (7.38%) Cucumber
6 52 (7.24%) JMeter
7 47 (6.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 42 (5.85%) LoadRunner
9 38 (5.29%) Visual Studio
10 35 (4.87%) JUnit
10 35 (4.87%) TestDirector
10 35 (4.87%) WATIR
11 33 (4.60%) TestNG
11 33 (4.60%) Git (software)
12 31 (4.32%) Jenkins
13 30 (4.18%) WinRunner
14 23 (3.20%) NUnit
14 23 (3.20%) TeamCity
15 22 (3.06%) ReSharper
15 22 (3.06%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 110 (15.32%) Finance
2 56 (7.80%) Retail
3 32 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.09%) Front Office
4 15 (2.09%) Banking
4 15 (2.09%) Marketing
5 12 (1.67%) Automotive
6 10 (1.39%) Back Office
7 9 (1.25%) Legal
8 6 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (0.84%) Military
9 4 (0.56%) Electronics
10 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.42%) Publishing
10 3 (0.42%) Local Government
11 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.28%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 347 (48.33%) Analyst
2 249 (34.68%) Test Analyst
3 126 (17.55%) Tester
4 66 (9.19%) QA Engineer
5 64 (8.91%) Developer
6 60 (8.36%) Software Tester
7 57 (7.94%) Test Engineer
8 44 (6.13%) Senior Analyst
9 42 (5.85%) Business Analyst
10 41 (5.71%) Automation Analyst
11 40 (5.57%) QA Analyst
12 37 (5.15%) Automation Test Analyst
13 36 (5.01%) Software Test Analyst
14 29 (4.04%) Test Leader
15 25 (3.48%) Quality Engineer
16 24 (3.34%) Senior Test Analyst
16 24 (3.34%) Consultant
17 23 (3.20%) Senior Tester
18 22 (3.06%) Selenium Test Analyst
19 21 (2.92%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (17.13%) .NET
2 110 (15.32%) HTML
3 71 (9.89%) Web Services
4 62 (8.64%) ASP.NET
5 59 (8.22%) jQuery
6 58 (8.08%) CSS
7 45 (6.27%) XML
7 45 (6.27%) Gherkin
8 35 (4.87%) .NET Framework
9 26 (3.62%) LAMP
10 25 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 23 (3.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 22 (3.06%) Castle Windsor
12 22 (3.06%) Dapper ORM
12 22 (3.06%) MSMQ
12 22 (3.06%) NHibernate
12 22 (3.06%) Spring.NET
12 22 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (3.06%) StructureMap
13 21 (2.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (6.55%) Open Source
3 45 (6.27%) Mathematics
4 44 (6.13%) Computer Science
5 38 (5.29%) Life Science
6 23 (3.20%) Blog
7 22 (3.06%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.65%) Chemistry
8 19 (2.65%) Biology
9 17 (2.37%) Visualisation
10 16 (2.23%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.95%) User Experience
12 12 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.53%) Social Media
13 11 (1.53%) Statistics
14 9 (1.25%) Chip and PIN
15 7 (0.97%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.97%) Kindle
16 6 (0.84%) LIMS
17 5 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 114 (15.88%) Windows
2 48 (6.69%) Linux
3 40 (5.57%) UNIX
4 28 (3.90%) Windows XP
5 27 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (3.20%) Solaris
7 17 (2.37%) Mac OS X
8 13 (1.81%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.56%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.56%) CentOS
11 4 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.56%) Android
11 4 (0.56%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.28%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.28%) AIX
12 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.14%) VMS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (24.51%) Software Testing
3 151 (21.03%) Test Automation
4 134 (18.66%) User Acceptance Testing
5 121 (16.85%) Manual Testing
6 105 (14.62%) Automated Testing
7 103 (14.35%) Scrum
8 89 (12.40%) Test Strategy
9 88 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
10 84 (11.70%) TDD
11 79 (11.00%) Test Management
12 72 (10.03%) Regression Testing
13 62 (8.64%) Waterfall
14 61 (8.50%) Project Management
15 59 (8.22%) E-Commerce
16 57 (7.94%) Workflow
17 56 (7.80%) System Testing
18 51 (7.10%) BDD
19 47 (6.55%) CRM
19 47 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 322 (44.85%) SQL
2 137 (19.08%) Java
3 122 (16.99%) C#
4 107 (14.90%) JavaScript
5 42 (5.85%) Ruby
6 40 (5.57%) PHP
7 39 (5.43%) PL/SQL
8 35 (4.87%) VB.NET
9 22 (3.06%) Python
10 19 (2.65%) Shell Script
11 16 (2.23%) VBScript
12 15 (2.09%) VB
13 12 (1.67%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.53%) PHP5
15 7 (0.97%) VBA
16 6 (0.84%) C
16 6 (0.84%) Perl
17 4 (0.56%) C++
17 4 (0.56%) VB6
18 3 (0.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 239 (33.29%) ISEB
2 144 (20.06%) ISTQB
3 131 (18.25%) Degree
4 97 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 72 (10.03%) Security Cleared
6 64 (8.91%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.67%) PhD
8 11 (1.53%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.70%) MCSE
12 4 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.42%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.28%) HND
15 1 (0.14%) PMP
15 1 (0.14%) IIBA
15 1 (0.14%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (29.81%) QA
2 15 (2.09%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.39%) GAMP
4 6 (0.84%) SLA
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 17 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.23%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.56%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) XenApp
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
4 1 (0.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 116 (16.16%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (1.25%) Netcool
4 4 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.42%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.28%) Control-M
Vendors
1 106 (14.76%) Microsoft
2 80 (11.14%) Oracle
3 56 (7.80%) HP
4 24 (3.34%) VMware
5 22 (3.06%) Endeca
5 22 (3.06%) RedPrairie
6 19 (2.65%) Citrix
7 17 (2.37%) SAP
8 15 (2.09%) SunGard
9 11 (1.53%) Fujitsu
10 10 (1.39%) Zend
11 8 (1.11%) IBM
12 6 (0.84%) hybris
12 6 (0.84%) Google
12 6 (0.84%) Primavera
13 5 (0.70%) Veritas
13 5 (0.70%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.70%) Rackspace
14 4 (0.56%) NetApp
14 4 (0.56%) Telerik
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £37,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Softcat
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
OpenBet Technology
Posted: 14 days ago