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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 173 206 210
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 277 309 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.71% 1.45% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.68% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 230 260 208
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,200 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
13901 18409 18505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.86% 86.17% 84.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11463 15390 14659
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +25 62 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Berkshire +68 55 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Hampshire +2 54 £37,500 - 7
Buckinghamshire +23 40 £33,000 -12.00% 2
Oxfordshire +41 24 £35,000 +37.25% 5
East Sussex +27 17 £35,250 -14.02% 1
West Sussex +15 14 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Kent -26 11 £42,500 +18.05%
Test Scripting
England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 321 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (35.33%) Selenium
3 183 (31.39%) SQL
4 180 (30.87%) C#
5 170 (29.16%) ISEB
6 166 (28.47%) Finance
7 162 (27.79%) QA
8 155 (26.59%) ISTQB
9 151 (25.90%) Software Testing
10 139 (23.84%) Scrum
11 127 (21.78%) Test Automation
12 121 (20.75%) Regression Testing
13 119 (20.41%) Microsoft
14 107 (18.35%) .NET
14 107 (18.35%) Degree
15 104 (17.84%) Analytical Skills
16 102 (17.50%) HTML
17 101 (17.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 99 (16.98%) Java
19 98 (16.81%) Test Strategy
20 95 (16.30%) SDLC
21 86 (14.75%) Automated Testing
22 82 (14.07%) User Acceptance Testing
23 78 (13.38%) Performance Testing
24 76 (13.04%) Manual Testing
25 75 (12.86%) Windows
26 74 (12.69%) HP
27 71 (12.18%) MS Excel
28 70 (12.01%) JMeter
28 70 (12.01%) TDD

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (4.63%) CMS
2 17 (2.92%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.23%) SAS
4 10 (1.72%) Confluence
4 10 (1.72%) IIS
5 8 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (1.20%) Apache
7 6 (1.03%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.69%) Jetty
9 2 (0.34%) JBoss
10 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.17%) CICS
10 1 (0.17%) Drupal
10 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 71 (12.18%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (1.72%) MS Office
3 10 (1.72%) MS Project
4 8 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.20%) Eagle PACE
3 4 (0.69%) Primavera
4 3 (0.51%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.51%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.51%) SAP FSCM
4 3 (0.51%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.51%) SAP PP
4 3 (0.51%) SAP PS
4 3 (0.51%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.34%) SAP hybris
5 2 (0.34%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.06%) SuccessFactors
3 7 (1.20%) SaaS
4 2 (0.34%) GitHub
4 2 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.60%) Firewall
2 18 (3.09%) TCP/IP
3 17 (2.92%) Internet
4 16 (2.74%) WAN
5 15 (2.57%) HTTP
6 14 (2.40%) DNS
7 11 (1.89%) LAN
8 10 (1.72%) IP Telephony
9 6 (1.03%) ATM
10 5 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (0.86%) IPsec
10 5 (0.86%) VPN
11 2 (0.34%) SNMP
12 1 (0.17%) Broadband
12 1 (0.17%) LDAP
12 1 (0.17%) Skype
12 1 (0.17%) SSL
12 1 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.09%) MySQL
3 16 (2.74%) MS Access
4 11 (1.89%) Base SAS
4 11 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 9 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.37%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.69%) SQLite
10 3 (0.51%) Big Data
11 2 (0.34%) DB2
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.17%) Easytrieve
12 1 (0.17%) SAP Data Services
12 1 (0.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 206 (35.33%) Selenium
2 70 (12.01%) JMeter
3 62 (10.63%) WebDriver
4 60 (10.29%) Visual Studio
5 57 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 56 (9.61%) SoapUI
7 51 (8.75%) JIRA
8 49 (8.40%) SpecFlow
9 48 (8.23%) HP UFT
10 38 (6.52%) LoadRunner
11 30 (5.15%) Cucumber
12 26 (4.46%) NUnit
13 23 (3.95%) Jenkins
14 20 (3.43%) MSTest
14 20 (3.43%) TestNG
15 15 (2.57%) Selenium IDE
16 14 (2.40%) Gatling
17 11 (1.89%) TestComplete
18 9 (1.54%) Ranorex
19 8 (1.37%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 166 (28.47%) Finance
2 36 (6.17%) Banking
3 29 (4.97%) Retail
4 14 (2.40%) Marketing
5 13 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.89%) Automotive
6 11 (1.89%) Back Office
7 8 (1.37%) Games
8 7 (1.20%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.03%) Legal
9 6 (1.03%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.34%) Local Government
11 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Advertising
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 273 (46.83%) Analyst
2 209 (35.85%) Test Analyst
3 91 (15.61%) Tester
4 65 (11.15%) Automation Test Analyst
4 65 (11.15%) Developer
5 59 (10.12%) Test Engineer
6 44 (7.55%) Automation Tester
7 43 (7.38%) Senior Analyst
8 42 (7.20%) Senior Test Analyst
9 38 (6.52%) QA Analyst
10 36 (6.17%) Software Analyst
10 36 (6.17%) Software Test Analyst
10 36 (6.17%) Software Tester
11 34 (5.83%) QA Test Analyst
12 32 (5.49%) Selenium Tester
13 31 (5.32%) Test Leader
14 30 (5.15%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 30 (5.15%) Selenium Test Analyst
15 29 (4.97%) Consultant
15 29 (4.97%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (18.35%) .NET
2 102 (17.50%) HTML
3 46 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 38 (6.52%) CSS
5 24 (4.12%) Ajax
6 23 (3.95%) SOAP
7 20 (3.43%) REST
7 20 (3.43%) XML
8 19 (3.26%) HTML5
9 15 (2.57%) Web Services
10 13 (2.23%) jQuery
11 9 (1.54%) XSL
12 8 (1.37%) Ext JS
12 8 (1.37%) JMX
13 7 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (1.20%) Spring
13 7 (1.20%) WCF
14 6 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 6 (1.03%) Flash
15 5 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 104 (17.84%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 25 (4.29%) Client/Server
4 23 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.06%) N-Tier
8 11 (1.89%) Data Extraction
8 11 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.20%) Life Science
10 6 (1.03%) Biotechnology
10 6 (1.03%) Data Integration
10 6 (1.03%) Online Games
11 5 (0.86%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.86%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.86%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.86%) Replication
12 4 (0.69%) AS400
12 4 (0.69%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (12.86%) Windows
2 27 (4.63%) Linux
3 26 (4.46%) Unix
4 9 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.37%) CentOS
5 8 (1.37%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.51%) Android
9 2 (0.34%) Solaris
10 1 (0.17%) AIX
10 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (25.90%) Software Testing
3 139 (23.84%) Scrum
4 127 (21.78%) Test Automation
5 121 (20.75%) Regression Testing
6 98 (16.81%) Test Strategy
7 95 (16.30%) SDLC
8 86 (14.75%) Automated Testing
9 82 (14.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 78 (13.38%) Performance Testing
11 76 (13.04%) Manual Testing
12 70 (12.01%) TDD
13 69 (11.84%) Automation Testing
14 63 (10.81%) Non-Functional Testing
15 58 (9.95%) BDD
16 55 (9.43%) Functional Testing
17 51 (8.75%) Waterfall
18 47 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
19 46 (7.89%) Test Management
20 44 (7.55%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 183 (31.39%) SQL
2 180 (30.87%) C#
3 99 (16.98%) Java
4 63 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 46 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 38 (6.52%) Perl
7 30 (5.15%) C++
8 27 (4.63%) Python
9 25 (4.29%) VB
10 22 (3.77%) PL/SQL
10 22 (3.77%) VBScript
11 17 (2.92%) VB.NET
12 16 (2.74%) C
13 9 (1.54%) PHP
14 6 (1.03%) Tcl
15 4 (0.69%) RPG
15 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.34%) Groovy
16 2 (0.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 170 (29.16%) ISEB
2 155 (26.59%) ISTQB
3 107 (18.35%) Degree
4 101 (17.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 31 (5.32%) Security Cleared
6 26 (4.46%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.51%) PhD
9 2 (0.34%) AAT
9 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.34%) HND
10 1 (0.17%) HNC
10 1 (0.17%) MCP
10 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (27.79%) QA
2 11 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.72%) SLA
4 5 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 5 (0.86%) ISO19770
5 4 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.69%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.17%) GAMP
7 1 (0.17%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (1.37%) Docker
2 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 58 (9.95%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.37%) HP SiteScope
2 8 (1.37%) Perfmon
3 3 (0.51%) SELinux
4 1 (0.17%) Control-M
4 1 (0.17%) Grafana
4 1 (0.17%) Graphite
4 1 (0.17%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.17%) vRealize
Vendors
1 119 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 74 (12.69%) HP
3 48 (8.23%) SAP
4 40 (6.86%) Oracle
5 12 (2.06%) Ariba
5 12 (2.06%) IBM
6 11 (1.89%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.72%) Citrix
8 9 (1.54%) Riverbed
8 9 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.37%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.37%) SOASTA, Inc
10 6 (1.03%) Cisco
11 5 (0.86%) Telerik
11 5 (0.86%) VMware
12 2 (0.34%) ComArch
12 2 (0.34%) hybris
12 2 (0.34%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.34%) Remedy
12 2 (0.34%) T-Plan
Hove, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 8 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £26,621 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Thames Valley Police
Salary: Band 3R, circa £26,621 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + Training + Career Progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burgess Hill
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago