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 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 54 77 74
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 23 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.29% 1.17% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 1.41% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 18
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average 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
572 709 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.83% 82.63% 77.60%
Number of salaries quoted 515 630 651
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 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
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 1 September 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Southampton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 26 (50.98%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (39.22%) Migration
3 18 (35.29%) SQL
3 18 (35.29%) ERP
3 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 17 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 17 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
4 17 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 15 (29.41%) QA
6 14 (27.45%) Scrum
7 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (23.53%) C#
9 11 (21.57%) Selenium
10 10 (19.61%) T-SQL
10 10 (19.61%) Windows
11 9 (17.65%) ISEB
11 9 (17.65%) ISTQB
11 9 (17.65%) SDLC
12 8 (15.69%) Performance Testing
12 8 (15.69%) BDD
12 8 (15.69%) TDD
12 8 (15.69%) Finance
13 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
13 7 (13.73%) SAP
13 7 (13.73%) SoapUI
14 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
15 5 (9.80%) WebDriver
15 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (7.84%) Mentoring

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) WebEx
2 1 (1.96%) WAN
2 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Selenium
2 7 (13.73%) SoapUI
3 5 (9.80%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.88%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.96%) GDB
5 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Analyst
2 18 (35.29%) Business Analyst
2 18 (35.29%) Support Analyst
2 18 (35.29%) Applications Support
2 18 (35.29%) Business Support Analyst
2 18 (35.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Test Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Test Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Software Test Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) QA Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.88%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (3.92%) QA Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) SAP Architect
8 1 (1.96%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) AIX
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (39.22%) Migration
3 18 (35.29%) ERP
4 17 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 17 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 17 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
5 14 (27.45%) Scrum
6 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (17.65%) SDLC
8 8 (15.69%) BDD
8 8 (15.69%) TDD
8 8 (15.69%) Performance Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.84%) User Stories
10 4 (7.84%) Test Planning
10 4 (7.84%) Regression Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Validation
11 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) SQL
2 12 (23.53%) C#
3 10 (19.61%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.84%) Python
4 4 (7.84%) Ruby
4 4 (7.84%) Java
5 3 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) ISEB
2 9 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) SAP
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Capita
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Austin Fraser Limited
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