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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 56 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 29 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.65% 1.19% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 1.41% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 17
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
661 780 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 83.25% 84.05% 81.51%
Number of salaries quoted 500 684 610
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 28 May 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Southampton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 31 (63.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (46.94%) Migration
3 22 (44.90%) ERP
4 21 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 21 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 20 (40.82%) Data Migration
6 16 (32.65%) QA
7 14 (28.57%) SQL
8 10 (20.41%) SAP
9 9 (18.37%) Regression Testing
10 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (16.33%) Validation
10 8 (16.33%) Data Management
10 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
10 8 (16.33%) Integration Testing
10 8 (16.33%) System Testing
10 8 (16.33%) Feature Driven Development
10 8 (16.33%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Scrum
11 6 (12.24%) Software Testing
11 6 (12.24%) C#
11 6 (12.24%) Java
11 6 (12.24%) ISEB
11 6 (12.24%) Degree
12 5 (10.20%) Performance Testing
12 5 (10.20%) User Stories
12 5 (10.20%) C++
12 5 (10.20%) Retail
13 4 (8.16%) Finance
13 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Retail
1 1 (2.04%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Kerberos
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.08%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.08%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Selenium
1 3 (6.12%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.08%) GDB
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (10.20%) Retail
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Analyst
2 21 (42.86%) Applications Support Analyst
2 21 (42.86%) Support Analyst
2 21 (42.86%) Applications Support
3 15 (30.61%) Business Support Analyst
3 15 (30.61%) Business Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) QA Specialist
5 7 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Testing Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (6.12%) Programmer
7 3 (6.12%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Implementation Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Test Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.04%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.04%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) BAPI
3 1 (2.04%) SAP ALE
3 1 (2.04%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
1 2 (4.08%) Linux
1 2 (4.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (46.94%) Migration
3 22 (44.90%) ERP
4 20 (40.82%) Data Migration
5 9 (18.37%) Regression Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.33%) Validation
6 8 (16.33%) Data Management
6 8 (16.33%) Integration Testing
6 8 (16.33%) System Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Feature Driven Development
6 8 (16.33%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Scrum
7 6 (12.24%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Performance Testing
8 5 (10.20%) User Stories
9 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.16%) SDLC
10 3 (6.12%) Functional Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) C#
2 6 (12.24%) Java
3 5 (10.20%) C++
4 3 (6.12%) Ruby
4 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.12%) Python
5 2 (4.08%) C
5 2 (4.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 21 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) ISEB
2 6 (12.24%) Degree
3 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.65%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) SAP
2 2 (4.08%) Capita
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