The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 75 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.83% 1.90% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 2.54% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 17
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
685 668 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.87% 74.55% 79.72%
Number of salaries quoted 603 624 656
Average salary £40,163 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.10% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
Hampshire

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) QA
3 9 (40.91%) Retail
4 8 (36.36%) Performance Testing
4 8 (36.36%) C#
5 7 (31.82%) ISEB
5 7 (31.82%) EFT
6 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
6 5 (22.73%) MS Access
7 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Windows
9 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.09%) EPoS
9 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
9 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (4.55%) TDD
10 1 (4.55%) Degree
10 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Test Management
10 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
10 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (4.55%) iPad
10 1 (4.55%) Android
10 1 (4.55%) iPhone
10 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) IPsec
1 1 (4.55%) SMTP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MS Access
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (40.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Test Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Report Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) QA Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Data Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Network Support
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Junior
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) EFT
2 2 (9.09%) EPoS
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Performance Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Test Management
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Apple
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago