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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 77 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 20 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.05% 1.14% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.35% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 12
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £27,500 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £60,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
801 739 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.07% 84.17% 73.79%
Number of salaries quoted 645 645 523
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,725 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 4 March 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Southampton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 15 (36.59%) SQL
2 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) ERP
4 9 (21.95%) C#
4 9 (21.95%) Migration
4 9 (21.95%) QA
5 8 (19.51%) Data Migration
5 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
5 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
5 8 (19.51%) Retail
5 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
6 7 (17.07%) VB.NET
6 7 (17.07%) .NET
6 7 (17.07%) SAP
6 7 (17.07%) Data Analysis
7 5 (12.20%) EPoS
7 5 (12.20%) Validation
7 5 (12.20%) Java
7 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
7 5 (12.20%) MS Access
7 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
7 5 (12.20%) Data Management
7 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
7 5 (12.20%) System Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Feature Driven Development
7 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (9.76%) Degree
8 4 (9.76%) C++

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Selenium
1 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.44%) GDB
General
1 8 (19.51%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Applications Support Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Support Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Applications Support
3 7 (17.07%) Analyst Programmer
3 7 (17.07%) Programmer
4 6 (14.63%) Test Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Report Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) QA Specialist
6 3 (7.32%) Junior
6 3 (7.32%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) QA Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Testing Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Implementation Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Test Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Business Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) BAPI
2 2 (4.88%) SAP ALE
2 2 (4.88%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) EPoS
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
1 1 (2.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) ERP
3 9 (21.95%) Migration
4 8 (19.51%) Data Migration
4 8 (19.51%) Regression Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Data Analysis
6 5 (12.20%) Validation
6 5 (12.20%) Data Management
6 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
6 5 (12.20%) System Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Feature Driven Development
7 4 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.88%) Scrum
8 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.44%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.44%) Product Management
9 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) C#
3 7 (17.07%) VB.NET
4 5 (12.20%) Java
5 4 (9.76%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) Ruby
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
1 8 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
3 1 (2.44%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) SAP
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