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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 177 201 189
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 332 281 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.59% 1.26% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.57% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 262 224 266
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
17037 17861 17139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.79% 80.30% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13607 14066 13977
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,670
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.04%
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 £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +32 77 £37,500 +3.44% 9
Berkshire +6 71 £45,000 +21.62% 7
Hampshire -4 48 £35,000 +27.27% 8
Buckinghamshire +13 41 £37,500 +7.14% 3
East Sussex +2 28 £44,000 +15.75% 1
West Sussex +7 25 £40,750 +1.87% 1
Kent +22 20 £26,000 +30.00% 5
Middlesex +14 10 £39,000 +1.96%
Oxfordshire -9 9 £32,500 - 1
Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 247 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (35.84%) SQL
3 197 (32.24%) ISEB
4 177 (28.97%) QA
5 163 (26.68%) Selenium
6 149 (24.39%) Test Automation
7 148 (24.22%) ISTQB
8 135 (22.09%) Software Testing
9 128 (20.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 128 (20.95%) Finance
10 115 (18.82%) Java
11 109 (17.84%) C#
12 100 (16.37%) WebDriver
13 99 (16.20%) Microsoft
14 93 (15.22%) QuickTest Pro
15 85 (13.91%) Windows
16 84 (13.75%) .NET
17 83 (13.58%) HP Quality Center
18 80 (13.09%) MS Excel
18 80 (13.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 79 (12.93%) Regression Testing
20 78 (12.77%) Test Management
21 77 (12.60%) Automated Testing
22 75 (12.27%) Waterfall
23 72 (11.78%) Manual Testing
24 70 (11.46%) Degree
25 69 (11.29%) Test Strategy
26 66 (10.80%) SQL Server
27 65 (10.64%) Security Cleared
28 60 (9.82%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.45%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (1.15%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.65%) IIS
4 4 (0.65%) CMS
4 4 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.49%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 80 (13.09%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.06%) MS Office
3 25 (4.09%) MS Project
4 12 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.15%) Summit
3 4 (0.65%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.65%) SAP Retail
3 4 (0.65%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.65%) SAP R/3
3 4 (0.65%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.65%) SAP MM
3 4 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.65%) SaaS
3 1 (0.16%) PaaS
3 1 (0.16%) GitHub
3 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.60%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.13%) LAN
2 13 (2.13%) WAN
3 12 (1.96%) Internet
4 8 (1.31%) DNS
5 7 (1.15%) HTTP
5 7 (1.15%) Firewall
6 6 (0.98%) Wireshark
7 5 (0.82%) Wireless
8 3 (0.49%) 3G
8 3 (0.49%) LTE
8 3 (0.49%) GPRS
9 2 (0.33%) GSM
9 2 (0.33%) Packet Switching
9 2 (0.33%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.33%) UMTS
9 2 (0.33%) SSL
9 2 (0.33%) MPLS
9 2 (0.33%) 2.5G
9 2 (0.33%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (4.58%) Oracle Database
4 18 (2.95%) MySQL
5 12 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.64%) MS Access
8 8 (1.31%) Data Mining
9 7 (1.15%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (1.15%) QlikView
9 7 (1.15%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 7 (1.15%) Big Data
10 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.49%) Cognos Impromptu
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.49%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.16%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 163 (26.68%) Selenium
2 100 (16.37%) WebDriver
3 93 (15.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 57 (9.33%) JIRA
5 42 (6.87%) LoadRunner
6 34 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 32 (5.24%) SpecFlow
7 32 (5.24%) TestDirector
8 30 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (4.42%) TestNG
10 26 (4.26%) Eclipse
10 26 (4.26%) IntelliJ
11 23 (3.76%) JMeter
12 21 (3.44%) Cucumber
13 15 (2.45%) Subversion
14 14 (2.29%) WinRunner
15 13 (2.13%) Maven
16 12 (1.96%) Visual Studio
16 12 (1.96%) SoapUI
17 11 (1.80%) Firebug
General
1 128 (20.95%) Finance
2 39 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 37 (6.06%) Retail
4 28 (4.58%) Banking
5 23 (3.76%) Marketing
6 11 (1.80%) Automotive
7 9 (1.47%) Billing
8 6 (0.98%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.82%) Legal
10 4 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.65%) Military
11 3 (0.49%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.49%) Local Government
11 3 (0.49%) Front Office
11 3 (0.49%) Electronics
12 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.33%) Back Office
12 2 (0.33%) Advertising
13 1 (0.16%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 287 (46.97%) Analyst
2 180 (29.46%) Test Analyst
3 114 (18.66%) Tester
4 56 (9.17%) Test Engineer
5 48 (7.86%) Business Analyst
6 47 (7.69%) Developer
7 42 (6.87%) Senior Analyst
8 38 (6.22%) QA Analyst
9 35 (5.73%) QA Engineer
10 32 (5.24%) Test Manager
11 31 (5.07%) Senior Test Analyst
11 31 (5.07%) Test Leader
12 26 (4.26%) Software Tester
13 25 (4.09%) Software Engineer
14 24 (3.93%) Junior
15 22 (3.60%) Senior Tester
16 21 (3.44%) Consultant
17 20 (3.27%) Automation Engineer
18 17 (2.78%) Automation Tester
18 17 (2.78%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (13.75%) .NET
2 54 (8.84%) HTML
3 40 (6.55%) Web Services
4 38 (6.22%) XML
5 36 (5.89%) ASP.NET
6 18 (2.95%) WinForms
7 17 (2.78%) LAMP
8 12 (1.96%) CSS
9 11 (1.80%) HTML5
10 10 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (1.64%) jQuery
11 9 (1.47%) Silverlight
12 7 (1.15%) REST
13 6 (0.98%) Gherkin
13 6 (0.98%) SOAP
14 5 (0.82%) J2EE
14 5 (0.82%) Swing
14 5 (0.82%) Ajax
14 5 (0.82%) .NET Framework
15 4 (0.65%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.42%) Open Source
3 26 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (3.60%) Client/Server
5 16 (2.62%) Replication
5 16 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.45%) User Experience
6 15 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.64%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.15%) Clustering
8 7 (1.15%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.98%) EPoS
10 4 (0.65%) LIMS
10 4 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.49%) PMI
11 3 (0.49%) NHS
11 3 (0.49%) PACS
11 3 (0.49%) Social Media
11 3 (0.49%) GIS
12 2 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 85 (13.91%) Windows
2 33 (5.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (4.09%) Windows XP
4 24 (3.93%) UNIX
5 19 (3.11%) Linux
6 16 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (2.62%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.15%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.98%) AIX
9 4 (0.65%) Solaris
10 2 (0.33%) VMS
10 2 (0.33%) Debian
10 2 (0.33%) Android
10 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (24.39%) Test Automation
3 135 (22.09%) Software Testing
4 128 (20.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 79 (12.93%) Regression Testing
6 78 (12.77%) Test Management
7 77 (12.60%) Automated Testing
8 75 (12.27%) Waterfall
9 72 (11.78%) Manual Testing
10 69 (11.29%) Test Strategy
11 56 (9.17%) System Testing
12 54 (8.84%) TDD
13 52 (8.51%) Project Management
14 51 (8.35%) Scrum
15 45 (7.36%) Migration
15 45 (7.36%) CRM
15 45 (7.36%) Automation Testing
16 43 (7.04%) Integration Testing
17 40 (6.55%) Business Analysis
18 36 (5.89%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 219 (35.84%) SQL
2 115 (18.82%) Java
3 109 (17.84%) C#
4 45 (7.36%) JavaScript
5 29 (4.75%) T-SQL
6 26 (4.26%) C
7 23 (3.76%) PHP
8 19 (3.11%) C++
9 18 (2.95%) Python
10 16 (2.62%) Perl
11 15 (2.45%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.45%) VB
12 14 (2.29%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.47%) VB6
13 9 (1.47%) Ruby
14 8 (1.31%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.98%) XPath
16 3 (0.49%) VBScript
17 2 (0.33%) Groovy
17 2 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 197 (32.24%) ISEB
2 148 (24.22%) ISTQB
3 80 (13.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 70 (11.46%) Degree
5 65 (10.64%) Security Cleared
6 46 (7.53%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.47%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.49%) APMP
9 3 (0.49%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.33%) HND
11 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.16%) CCA
11 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (28.97%) QA
2 6 (0.98%) SLA
3 4 (0.65%) HL7
4 3 (0.49%) DICOM
4 3 (0.49%) GAMP
System Software
1 22 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.27%) vSphere
3 14 (2.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.33%) Firmware
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.16%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 83 (13.58%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (1.15%) Netcool
2 7 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (0.49%) Control-M
4 2 (0.33%) SCCM
5 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 60 (9.82%) Oracle
3 39 (6.38%) HP
4 23 (3.76%) VMware
5 14 (2.29%) SAP
5 14 (2.29%) IBM
6 12 (1.96%) Citrix
7 8 (1.31%) Fujitsu
8 7 (1.15%) Laserfiche
8 7 (1.15%) McAfee
8 7 (1.15%) Veritas
9 6 (0.98%) Fidessa
9 6 (0.98%) Peoplefluent
9 6 (0.98%) Lumesse
10 4 (0.65%) Cisco
10 4 (0.65%) Capita
10 4 (0.65%) Thunderhead
11 3 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.49%) Cognos
12 2 (0.33%) BMC
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dover
People Source
Salary: excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Auto Integrate
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35K-£55K
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita IT Professional Services
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Mills Goodwin Talent Network
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + bonus, pension & a flexi-benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago