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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 68 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 17 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.77% 1.94% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.50% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 16
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
793 641 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.69% 77.70% 81.52%
Number of salaries quoted 682 587 730
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
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 16 April 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 20 (83.33%) SQL
1 20 (83.33%) QA
2 14 (58.33%) C#
3 13 (54.17%) Retail
3 13 (54.17%) ISEB
4 12 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 10 (41.67%) EFT
6 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Use Case
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
8 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 4 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (16.67%) Test Management
8 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 2 (8.33%) EPoS
10 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (8.33%) Scrum
11 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
11 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
11 1 (4.17%) Finance
11 1 (4.17%) Degree
11 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
11 1 (4.17%) EMV
11 1 (4.17%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (4.17%) .NET

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (54.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) QA Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) EFT
2 2 (8.33%) EPoS
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) EMV
3 1 (4.17%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Use Case
4 4 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (16.67%) Test Management
5 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
Southampton
Ordnance Survey
Salary: £22,216 - £26,487 + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago