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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 67 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 25 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.75% 1.63% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 1.96% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 16
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
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
758 765 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 83.30% 83.15% 82.21%
Number of salaries quoted 593 664 604
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 April 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Southampton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 22 (46.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (40.43%) Migration
3 18 (38.30%) ERP
4 16 (34.04%) Data Migration
4 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
4 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
5 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (27.66%) SQL
6 12 (25.53%) QA
7 9 (19.15%) Regression Testing
7 9 (19.15%) SAP
8 6 (12.77%) C#
8 6 (12.77%) Java
8 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
8 6 (12.77%) ISEB
8 6 (12.77%) Retail
8 6 (12.77%) Validation
8 6 (12.77%) Data Management
8 6 (12.77%) Degree
8 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
8 6 (12.77%) System Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Feature Driven Development
9 5 (10.64%) Performance Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Scrum
9 5 (10.64%) C++
10 4 (8.51%) Firewall
10 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
10 4 (8.51%) Selenium
10 4 (8.51%) Kalman Filter

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP R/3
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) WebEx
2 2 (4.26%) Kerberos
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Selenium
2 3 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (4.26%) GDB
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (12.77%) Retail
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Analyst
2 16 (34.04%) Support Analyst
2 16 (34.04%) Applications Support
2 16 (34.04%) Applications Support Analyst
3 11 (23.40%) Test Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) Business Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) Business Support Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) QA Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Testing Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (6.38%) Programmer
6 3 (6.38%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Test Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Implementation Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.13%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) EDI
2 2 (4.26%) BAPI
2 2 (4.26%) SAP ALE
2 2 (4.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) EPoS
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
1 2 (4.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (40.43%) Migration
3 18 (38.30%) ERP
4 16 (34.04%) Data Migration
5 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (19.15%) Regression Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Validation
7 6 (12.77%) Data Management
7 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
7 6 (12.77%) System Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Feature Driven Development
8 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Performance Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Scrum
9 4 (8.51%) User Stories
9 4 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (6.38%) Automation Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Functional Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) C#
2 6 (12.77%) Java
3 5 (10.64%) C++
4 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.38%) Ruby
5 2 (4.26%) C
5 2 (4.26%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
1 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) ISEB
2 6 (12.77%) Degree
3 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) SAP
2 2 (4.26%) Capita
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + (Benefits Package)
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