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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 75 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.18% 2.00% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 2.67% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 16
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £29,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
691 673 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.29% 74.69% 82.83%
Number of salaries quoted 612 639 674
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) QA
3 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
3 8 (36.36%) MS Access
4 6 (27.27%) Retail
5 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
5 5 (22.73%) C#
6 4 (18.18%) ISEB
6 4 (18.18%) EFT
6 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Windows
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.09%) EPoS
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
8 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (4.55%) Android
9 1 (4.55%) iPhone
9 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (4.55%) iPad
9 1 (4.55%) Degree
9 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Test Management
9 1 (4.55%) TDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) IPsec
1 1 (4.55%) SMTP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MS Access
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Report Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Network Support
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Network Support
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) EFT
2 2 (9.09%) EPoS
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Test Management
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Apple
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago