The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 58 58 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 27 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.67% 3.47% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 4.07% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 10
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
604 565 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.18% 85.22% 84.12%
Number of salaries quoted 577 499 635
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton 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 Southampton

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Southampton region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Southampton

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Southampton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 40 (88.89%) SQL
2 36 (80.00%) Selenium
3 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (66.67%) C#
5 29 (64.44%) Regression Testing
5 29 (64.44%) QA
5 29 (64.44%) Performance Testing
5 29 (64.44%) SDLC
6 28 (62.22%) SoapUI
7 26 (57.78%) Windows
7 26 (57.78%) Scrum
8 24 (53.33%) TDD
8 24 (53.33%) BDD
9 23 (51.11%) ISEB
10 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
11 18 (40.00%) Retail
11 18 (40.00%) Software Testing
12 17 (37.78%) T-SQL
12 17 (37.78%) Test Planning
12 17 (37.78%) Exploratory Testing
13 14 (31.11%) ISTQB
13 14 (31.11%) WebDriver
14 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
14 12 (26.67%) NUnit
14 12 (26.67%) Cucumber
14 12 (26.67%) User Stories
14 12 (26.67%) Unit Testing
14 12 (26.67%) Mentoring
15 11 (24.44%) Finance
16 10 (22.22%) SpecFlow

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) SAN
1 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 36 (80.00%) Selenium
2 28 (62.22%) SoapUI
3 14 (31.11%) WebDriver
4 12 (26.67%) Cucumber
4 12 (26.67%) NUnit
5 10 (22.22%) SpecFlow
6 7 (15.56%) JIRA
General
1 18 (40.00%) Retail
2 11 (24.44%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Tester
2 13 (28.89%) Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Analyst
3 11 (24.44%) Automation Tester
3 11 (24.44%) Test Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) Software Tester
4 10 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Agile Tester
5 8 (17.78%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 8 (17.78%) Selenium Tester
5 8 (17.78%) Software Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Software Test Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) Developer in Test
6 6 (13.33%) Test Specialist
7 5 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Implementation Specialist
8 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
1 4 (8.89%) HTML
2 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.78%) Client/Server
2 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (17.78%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.22%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (64.44%) Performance Testing
2 29 (64.44%) Regression Testing
2 29 (64.44%) SDLC
3 26 (57.78%) Scrum
4 24 (53.33%) BDD
4 24 (53.33%) TDD
5 18 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 17 (37.78%) Exploratory Testing
6 17 (37.78%) Test Planning
7 12 (26.67%) Mentoring
7 12 (26.67%) Unit Testing
7 12 (26.67%) User Stories
8 8 (17.78%) Automation Testing
8 8 (17.78%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
9 7 (15.56%) Defect Management
10 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.67%) Functional Testing
12 2 (4.44%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (88.89%) SQL
2 30 (66.67%) C#
3 17 (37.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (51.11%) ISEB
2 14 (31.11%) ISTQB
3 10 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (64.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) SAP
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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