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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 61 81 70
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 21 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.62% 0.91% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 1.11% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 12
Average salary £32,500 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
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
663 720 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.77% 82.19% 72.67%
Number of salaries quoted 545 624 546
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 29 December 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Southampton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 10 (29.41%) MS Access
2 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) QA
4 7 (20.59%) C#
5 6 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 6 (17.65%) .NET
5 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Retail
5 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Firewall
6 5 (14.71%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (11.76%) EPoS
7 4 (11.76%) SAP
7 4 (11.76%) Java
8 3 (8.82%) C++
8 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
8 3 (8.82%) ERP
8 3 (8.82%) Validation
8 3 (8.82%) Migration
8 3 (8.82%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.82%) System Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Data Management
8 3 (8.82%) Feature Driven Development
9 2 (5.88%) Degree

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) IPsec
2 1 (2.94%) SMTP
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Billing
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Report Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Test Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Analyst Programmer
4 6 (17.65%) Programmer
5 4 (11.76%) Junior
6 3 (8.82%) QA Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Testing Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) QA Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.94%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Network Support
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) EDI
2 1 (2.94%) BAPI
2 1 (2.94%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) EPoS
3 1 (2.94%) iPhone
3 1 (2.94%) iPad
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
2 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
3 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (14.71%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (8.82%) Feature Driven Development
4 3 (8.82%) ERP
4 3 (8.82%) Data Management
4 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
4 3 (8.82%) System Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Validation
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Scrum
6 1 (2.94%) TDD
6 1 (2.94%) OOP
6 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) VB.NET
4 4 (11.76%) Java
5 3 (8.82%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
1 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) SAP
2 1 (2.94%) Apple
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Posted: 2 days ago
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