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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 57 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 17 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.67% 1.24% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 1.50% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 18
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £33,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,750 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
538 601 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 84.46% 83.01% 86.06%
Number of salaries quoted 456 550 585
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 21 January 2017.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Southampton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 39 (73.58%) SQL
2 35 (66.04%) C#
3 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
4 26 (49.06%) MS Excel
4 26 (49.06%) HTML
5 24 (45.28%) CSS
6 22 (41.51%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (39.62%) Web Development
7 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (35.85%) MS Access
9 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
9 18 (33.96%) Scrum
9 18 (33.96%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 16 (30.19%) Degree
10 16 (30.19%) Computer Science
10 16 (30.19%) SDLC
11 14 (26.42%) Project Management
11 14 (26.42%) Coaching
12 13 (24.53%) Time Management
13 11 (20.75%) Software Testing
13 11 (20.75%) Selenium
14 10 (18.87%) ISEB
15 9 (16.98%) Windows
15 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
15 9 (16.98%) Performance Testing
15 9 (16.98%) SoapUI
15 9 (16.98%) Test Planning
16 8 (15.09%) Docker
16 8 (15.09%) DevOps
16 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (49.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) MS Access
2 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
3 8 (15.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Selenium
2 9 (16.98%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.77%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (13.21%) Retail
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Back Office
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Billing
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Consultant
1 17 (32.08%) Implementation Consultant
2 13 (24.53%) Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Software Consultant
3 12 (22.64%) Software Implementation Consultant
4 9 (16.98%) Test Engineer
5 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Consultant
6 7 (13.21%) Implementation Specialist
7 5 (9.43%) Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.43%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) SQL Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Web Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (7.55%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Symfony Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) HTML
2 24 (45.28%) CSS
3 8 (15.09%) Ext JS
4 6 (11.32%) .NET
5 4 (7.55%) Catalyst
5 4 (7.55%) CGI
5 4 (7.55%) mod_perl
5 4 (7.55%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 22 (41.51%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (30.19%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (39.62%) Web Development
2 18 (33.96%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 18 (33.96%) Scrum
3 16 (30.19%) SDLC
4 14 (26.42%) Coaching
4 14 (26.42%) Project Management
5 13 (24.53%) Time Management
6 11 (20.75%) Software Testing
7 9 (16.98%) Performance Testing
7 9 (16.98%) Test Planning
8 8 (15.09%) DevOps
8 8 (15.09%) Exploratory Testing
8 8 (15.09%) Regression Testing
8 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
9 7 (13.21%) BDD
9 7 (13.21%) TDD
10 4 (7.55%) Front End Development
11 3 (5.66%) Automation Testing
11 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (73.58%) SQL
2 35 (66.04%) C#
3 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
4 8 (15.09%) Perl
4 8 (15.09%) PHP
5 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.66%) Java
7 2 (3.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Degree
2 10 (18.87%) ISEB
3 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) SAP
3 3 (5.66%) HP
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) IBM
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
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