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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 64 59 74
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 18 30 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.40% 3.72% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 4.40% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 10
Median salary £33,750 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,250 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.42% +4.28%
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
609 682 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.20% 84.51% 87.98%
Number of salaries quoted 573 520 701
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 May 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Southampton

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (74.07%) Selenium
2 19 (70.37%) SQL
3 16 (59.26%) QA
4 14 (51.85%) C#
4 14 (51.85%) SDLC
5 13 (48.15%) ISEB
6 12 (44.44%) Performance Testing
7 11 (40.74%) TDD
7 11 (40.74%) WebDriver
7 11 (40.74%) BDD
7 11 (40.74%) SoapUI
8 10 (37.04%) Windows
8 10 (37.04%) Scrum
9 9 (33.33%) NUnit
9 9 (33.33%) Cucumber
10 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
10 8 (29.63%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (29.63%) Automation Testing
10 8 (29.63%) JIRA
10 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
10 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
10 8 (29.63%) Retail
11 7 (25.93%) Client/Server
11 7 (25.93%) N-Tier
11 7 (25.93%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 7 (25.93%) User Stories
11 7 (25.93%) SpecFlow
11 7 (25.93%) Defect Management
11 7 (25.93%) Mentoring

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:

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
1 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SAN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (74.07%) Selenium
2 11 (40.74%) SoapUI
2 11 (40.74%) WebDriver
3 9 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 9 (33.33%) NUnit
4 8 (29.63%) JIRA
5 7 (25.93%) SpecFlow
6 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (29.63%) Retail
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Developer in Test
3 7 (25.93%) Software Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Software Test Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Test Specialist
4 6 (22.22%) Tester
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Test Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Test Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) DCOM
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Client/Server
1 7 (25.93%) N-Tier
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) SDLC
3 12 (44.44%) Performance Testing
4 11 (40.74%) BDD
4 11 (40.74%) TDD
5 10 (37.04%) Scrum
6 8 (29.63%) Automation Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
6 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Defect Management
7 7 (25.93%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
7 7 (25.93%) User Stories
8 3 (11.11%) Presales
8 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
8 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Test Management
8 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
9 2 (7.41%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) ISEB
2 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (59.26%) QA
2 3 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) SAP
2 3 (11.11%) Capita
2 3 (11.11%) Citrix
2 3 (11.11%) HP
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
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