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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 76 67 73
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.19% 2.51% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.92% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 11
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £56,250 £60,000
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
626 787 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.59% 85.73% 85.86%
Number of salaries quoted 582 643 675
Average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Southampton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (64.71%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) SDLC
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) SAP
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) NUnit
3 8 (47.06%) Selenium
3 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
3 8 (47.06%) BDD
3 8 (47.06%) SoapUI
4 7 (41.18%) SpecFlow
4 7 (41.18%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) Client/Server
4 7 (41.18%) N-Tier
5 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 4 (23.53%) Test Management
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) Presales
6 4 (23.53%) Capita
6 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
6 4 (23.53%) Project Management
6 4 (23.53%) HP
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
6 4 (23.53%) Quality Management
6 4 (23.53%) Finance

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SAN
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
1 8 (47.06%) NUnit
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
1 8 (47.06%) SoapUI
2 7 (41.18%) SpecFlow
2 7 (41.18%) WebDriver
3 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Developer in Test
3 5 (29.41%) Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Consultant
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Consultant
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Test Consultant
4 4 (23.53%) Test Consultant
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Firewall Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) DCOM
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Client/Server
1 7 (41.18%) N-Tier
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Life Science
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) SDLC
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) BDD
2 8 (47.06%) TDD
2 8 (47.06%) Unit Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Performance Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 4 (23.53%) Presales
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Quality Management
5 4 (23.53%) Test Management
6 3 (17.65%) ERP
7 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.88%) User Stories
7 1 (5.88%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) SAP
2 4 (23.53%) Capita
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
2 4 (23.53%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago