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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 190 173 172
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 299 373 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.41% 1.65% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 2.04% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 264 287 291
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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
17614 18265 16643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 83.14% 80.94% 78.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14475 14153 13529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Hampshire +7 85 £41,500 +18.57% 9
Surrey -42 49 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Berkshire -26 43 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Buckinghamshire -15 41 £38,750 +0.64% 3
West Sussex +5 25 £27,500 -26.66% 4
Kent +16 22 £36,000 +5.88% 3
Oxfordshire +3 13 £35,000 +16.66% 5
East Sussex +21 12 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Home Counties - 3 £55,000 -
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 270 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (39.81%) QA
3 240 (38.83%) SQL
4 173 (27.99%) Finance
5 144 (23.30%) Selenium
6 131 (21.20%) Java
6 131 (21.20%) Microsoft
7 130 (21.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 130 (21.04%) Software Testing
8 127 (20.55%) ISEB
9 122 (19.74%) Oracle
10 111 (17.96%) SDLC
11 106 (17.15%) ISTQB
12 105 (16.99%) C#
13 100 (16.18%) Regression Testing
14 91 (14.72%) Project Management
15 87 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
16 84 (13.59%) Test Automation
17 83 (13.43%) .NET
18 81 (13.11%) Windows
19 79 (12.78%) WebDriver
20 75 (12.14%) Test Strategy
21 74 (11.97%) Security Cleared
22 73 (11.81%) SQL Server
22 73 (11.81%) HP
23 72 (11.65%) Scrum
23 72 (11.65%) JIRA
24 71 (11.49%) Waterfall
24 71 (11.49%) HP UFT
25 70 (11.33%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 16 (2.59%) IIS
2 8 (1.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.81%) NetWeaver
4 5 (0.81%) CMS
5 3 (0.49%) Apache
6 2 (0.32%) SAS
7 1 (0.16%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 56 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.37%) MS Office
3 13 (2.10%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.81%) MS Project
6 3 (0.49%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 20 (3.24%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.78%) Oracle ERP
3 9 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (1.13%) SAP CRM
5 6 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.65%) SAP R/3
8 3 (0.49%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.49%) SAP MM
8 3 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.49%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.49%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.32%) SAP Retail
9 2 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.32%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.94%) SaaS
2 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.62%) SAN
2 9 (1.46%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.81%) Internet
3 5 (0.81%) VoIP
4 4 (0.65%) FTP
5 3 (0.49%) WAN
6 2 (0.32%) LAN
6 2 (0.32%) Firewall
6 2 (0.32%) DNS
6 2 (0.32%) WebEx
7 1 (0.16%) SSL
7 1 (0.16%) Wireless
7 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.16%) LTE
7 1 (0.16%) VoLTE
7 1 (0.16%) RTCP
7 1 (0.16%) RTP
7 1 (0.16%) UMTS
7 1 (0.16%) CDMA
7 1 (0.16%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.50%) Oracle Reports
3 23 (3.72%) Oracle Database
4 17 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (2.59%) Cognos Impromptu
5 16 (2.59%) Star Schema
6 15 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (2.27%) MySQL
8 11 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.62%) Big Data
10 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.49%) EDMS
12 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.49%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.32%) SAP Data Services
13 2 (0.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 2 (0.32%) SAP BW
14 1 (0.16%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 144 (23.30%) Selenium
2 79 (12.78%) WebDriver
3 72 (11.65%) JIRA
4 71 (11.49%) HP UFT
5 43 (6.96%) LoadRunner
6 40 (6.47%) JMeter
7 36 (5.83%) SpecFlow
8 35 (5.66%) SoapUI
9 30 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (4.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 22 (3.56%) Jenkins
11 17 (2.75%) Visual Studio
12 16 (2.59%) NUnit
13 12 (1.94%) Cucumber
13 12 (1.94%) MSTest
13 12 (1.94%) TestNG
14 8 (1.29%) Maven
15 7 (1.13%) Subversion
15 7 (1.13%) JUnit
15 7 (1.13%) TestDirector
General
1 173 (27.99%) Finance
2 34 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.69%) Banking
4 23 (3.72%) Retail
5 11 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.62%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.97%) Marketing
8 5 (0.81%) General Ledger
8 5 (0.81%) Automotive
8 5 (0.81%) Electronics
9 3 (0.49%) Back Office
9 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.49%) Advertising
10 2 (0.32%) Games
10 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.16%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 231 (37.38%) Analyst
2 154 (24.92%) Test Analyst
3 103 (16.67%) Tester
4 63 (10.19%) Developer
5 62 (10.03%) Business Analyst
6 53 (8.58%) Test Engineer
7 43 (6.96%) Test Manager
8 40 (6.47%) QA Engineer
9 38 (6.15%) QA Analyst
10 33 (5.34%) Test Leader
11 30 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
12 29 (4.69%) Software Tester
13 27 (4.37%) Consultant
13 27 (4.37%) Support Analyst
14 25 (4.05%) Applications Support
15 24 (3.88%) Software Engineer
16 23 (3.72%) Applications Support Analyst
17 20 (3.24%) Project Manager
18 19 (3.07%) Senior Test Analyst
18 19 (3.07%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (13.43%) .NET
2 62 (10.03%) Web Services
3 58 (9.39%) HTML
4 49 (7.93%) XML
5 39 (6.31%) ASP.NET
6 23 (3.72%) CSS
7 20 (3.24%) J2EE
8 16 (2.59%) .NET Framework
8 16 (2.59%) REST
9 14 (2.27%) LAMP
10 12 (1.94%) Gherkin
11 11 (1.78%) Velocity
12 10 (1.62%) Mason
13 9 (1.46%) STL
13 9 (1.46%) Swing
14 6 (0.97%) SOAP
14 6 (0.97%) HTML5
15 5 (0.81%) Ajax
15 5 (0.81%) Application Packaging
16 4 (0.65%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 87 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.69%) Client/Server
3 20 (3.24%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.59%) User Experience
5 13 (2.10%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.94%) N-Tier
7 8 (1.29%) PMI
8 7 (1.13%) Statistics
8 7 (1.13%) Mathematics
9 6 (0.97%) iSeries
10 5 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.65%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.65%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.65%) DTV
12 3 (0.49%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.49%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.32%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Xbox
13 2 (0.32%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 81 (13.11%) Windows
2 57 (9.22%) UNIX
3 26 (4.21%) Linux
4 15 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.13%) Windows 2000
5 7 (1.13%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.97%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.49%) Android
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.16%) Debian
10 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (21.04%) Software Testing
2 130 (21.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 111 (17.96%) SDLC
4 100 (16.18%) Regression Testing
5 91 (14.72%) Project Management
6 84 (13.59%) Test Automation
7 75 (12.14%) Test Strategy
8 72 (11.65%) Scrum
9 71 (11.49%) Waterfall
10 70 (11.33%) Automated Testing
11 65 (10.52%) Manual Testing
12 64 (10.36%) Test Management
13 55 (8.90%) Integration Testing
14 54 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
15 53 (8.58%) Performance Testing
16 52 (8.41%) Automation Testing
17 47 (7.61%) System Integration Testing
18 45 (7.28%) System Testing
19 44 (7.12%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 240 (38.83%) SQL
2 131 (21.20%) Java
3 105 (16.99%) C#
4 45 (7.28%) JavaScript
5 35 (5.66%) T-SQL
5 35 (5.66%) PHP
6 31 (5.02%) PL/SQL
7 18 (2.91%) Perl
8 16 (2.59%) C++
8 16 (2.59%) VB
8 16 (2.59%) Ruby
9 15 (2.43%) Python
10 8 (1.29%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.13%) C
12 5 (0.81%) VBScript
13 4 (0.65%) VBA
13 4 (0.65%) F#
14 3 (0.49%) VB6
14 3 (0.49%) XPath
15 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 127 (20.55%) ISEB
2 106 (17.15%) ISTQB
3 74 (11.97%) Security Cleared
4 63 (10.19%) Degree
5 49 (7.93%) SC Cleared
6 34 (5.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.29%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.13%) PhD
9 6 (0.97%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.16%) CCA
12 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (39.81%) QA
2 8 (1.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.32%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.32%) KVM
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (6.47%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.49%) SCCM
3 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 131 (21.20%) Microsoft
2 122 (19.74%) Oracle
3 73 (11.81%) HP
4 28 (4.53%) SAP
5 19 (3.07%) IBM
6 18 (2.91%) Cognos
7 14 (2.27%) Citrix
8 5 (0.81%) Capita
8 5 (0.81%) VMware
9 4 (0.65%) Sage
9 4 (0.65%) Progress
10 3 (0.49%) Symbian
10 3 (0.49%) BEA
10 3 (0.49%) Remedy
10 3 (0.49%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.32%) Google
11 2 (0.32%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.32%) Borland
11 2 (0.32%) Apple
11 2 (0.32%) Cisco
Egham, Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kent
Fidelity
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £600000 per annum + company car
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Advantage Resourcing
Salary: pro rata
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hove, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + 26 days holiday, Medical, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonuses + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus, Life Assurance, Pension and Medical C
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Posted: 11 days ago