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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 42 60 73
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 36 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.50% 2.74% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.74% 3.24% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 35 16 13
Median salary £37,500 £30,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.96% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £31,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
534 555 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.53% 84.60% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 500 505 647
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 30 September 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Southampton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 43 (74.14%) SQL
2 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (60.34%) C#
4 33 (56.90%) SDLC
5 30 (51.72%) Scrum
5 30 (51.72%) Selenium
6 25 (43.10%) QA
6 25 (43.10%) Performance Testing
6 25 (43.10%) Regression Testing
6 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
7 24 (41.38%) Windows
7 24 (41.38%) SoapUI
8 21 (36.21%) MS Excel
9 20 (34.48%) TDD
9 20 (34.48%) BDD
10 17 (29.31%) ISEB
11 16 (27.59%) Software Testing
12 15 (25.86%) Retail
12 15 (25.86%) Unit Testing
12 15 (25.86%) Test Planning
12 15 (25.86%) T-SQL
12 15 (25.86%) Exploratory Testing
13 14 (24.14%) WebDriver
14 13 (22.41%) Degree
14 13 (22.41%) ISTQB
15 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
15 12 (20.69%) Finance
15 12 (20.69%) HTML
15 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
16 10 (17.24%) Cucumber

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 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (36.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) SAN
1 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) MS Access
3 8 (13.79%) MySQL
4 5 (8.62%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 30 (51.72%) Selenium
2 24 (41.38%) SoapUI
3 14 (24.14%) WebDriver
4 10 (17.24%) Cucumber
4 10 (17.24%) NUnit
4 10 (17.24%) SpecFlow
5 4 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 15 (25.86%) Retail
2 12 (20.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) Tester
3 11 (18.97%) Automation Tester
4 10 (17.24%) Software Tester
5 9 (15.52%) Test Engineer
6 8 (13.79%) Agile Tester
6 8 (13.79%) Analyst
6 8 (13.79%) C# Developer
6 8 (13.79%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 8 (13.79%) Selenium Tester
6 8 (13.79%) Software Developer
6 8 (13.79%) SQL Developer
7 7 (12.07%) .NET Developer
7 7 (12.07%) .NET Software Developer
7 7 (12.07%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Implementation Specialist
7 7 (12.07%) Test Analyst
8 6 (10.34%) Software Analyst
8 6 (10.34%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) HTML
2 10 (17.24%) CSS
3 9 (15.52%) .NET
4 8 (13.79%) Ext JS
5 4 (6.90%) Catalyst
5 4 (6.90%) CGI
5 4 (6.90%) mod_perl
5 4 (6.90%) Symfony
6 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (10.34%) Client/Server
4 6 (10.34%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.72%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (56.90%) SDLC
3 30 (51.72%) Scrum
4 25 (43.10%) Performance Testing
4 25 (43.10%) Regression Testing
5 20 (34.48%) BDD
5 20 (34.48%) TDD
6 16 (27.59%) Software Testing
7 15 (25.86%) Exploratory Testing
7 15 (25.86%) Test Planning
7 15 (25.86%) Unit Testing
8 10 (17.24%) Mentoring
8 10 (17.24%) User Stories
9 9 (15.52%) Web Development
10 8 (13.79%) DevOps
10 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
11 6 (10.34%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 5 (8.62%) Automation Testing
12 5 (8.62%) Defect Management
12 5 (8.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (74.14%) SQL
2 35 (60.34%) C#
3 15 (25.86%) T-SQL
4 8 (13.79%) Perl
4 8 (13.79%) PHP
5 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) ISEB
2 13 (22.41%) Degree
2 13 (22.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.10%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) SAP
3 2 (3.45%) HP
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) IBM
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