The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 119 145 131
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 102 66 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.04% 1.33% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.72% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 94 56 99
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Test Scripting
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4013 3831 4345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 80.16% 77.05% 77.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3247 3023 3674
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Surrey region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Surrey

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Surrey

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +16 18 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Leatherhead -19 11 £57,500 +79.68% 1
Woking +8 7 £28,500 +23.91% 1
Staines - 2 £36,250 -
Camberley - 2 £26,750 -
Redhill -12 1 £50,000 +81.81%
Chertsey - 1 £45,000 -
Dorking - 1 £30,000 -
Egham - 1 £32,500 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

1 114 (57.29%) SQL
2 81 (40.70%) Software Testing
3 80 (40.20%) ISEB
4 62 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (28.14%) Degree
5 56 (28.14%) JavaScript
6 54 (27.14%) Java
7 53 (26.63%) Test Automation
8 51 (25.63%) Selenium
8 51 (25.63%) QuickTest Pro
9 46 (23.12%) Microsoft
10 44 (22.11%) QA
10 44 (22.11%) ISTQB
11 42 (21.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 41 (20.60%) HTML
12 41 (20.60%) MySQL
13 40 (20.10%) Manual Testing
14 36 (18.09%) TDD
15 35 (17.59%) Mathematics
16 34 (17.09%) Team Foundation Server
16 34 (17.09%) User Stories
17 33 (16.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 32 (16.08%) WebDriver
18 32 (16.08%) System Testing
18 32 (16.08%) Finance
18 32 (16.08%) .NET
19 31 (15.58%) Oracle
19 31 (15.58%) C#
20 30 (15.08%) SharePoint
20 30 (15.08%) Continuous Integration

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 30 (15.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.51%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (13.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.02%) MS Project
3 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.01%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.50%) SAP MRS
3 1 (0.50%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.52%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.51%) Firewall
3 1 (0.50%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.50%) SSL
3 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.50%) HTTP
3 1 (0.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.60%) MySQL
2 20 (10.05%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.03%) SQL Server
4 9 (4.52%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.01%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.01%) Apache Accumulo
7 3 (1.51%) Big Data
8 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 51 (25.63%) Selenium
1 51 (25.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 34 (17.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (16.08%) WebDriver
4 24 (12.06%) JIRA
5 22 (11.06%) JMeter
6 16 (8.04%) JUnit
7 15 (7.54%) TestNG
7 15 (7.54%) Jenkins
8 12 (6.03%) Subversion
9 10 (5.03%) Ant
9 10 (5.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (4.52%) TestComplete
10 9 (4.52%) SilkTest
10 9 (4.52%) ClearCase
10 9 (4.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (4.52%) LoadRunner
11 8 (4.02%) Toad
12 3 (1.51%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.01%) MSTest
General
1 32 (16.08%) Finance
2 8 (4.02%) Front Office
2 8 (4.02%) Back Office
3 7 (3.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.02%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.51%) Retail
6 2 (1.01%) Local Government
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Automotive
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (36.68%) Tester
2 69 (34.67%) Analyst
3 41 (20.60%) Test Analyst
4 38 (19.10%) Software Tester
5 30 (15.08%) Developer
6 24 (12.06%) Automation Analyst
7 20 (10.05%) Automation Test Analyst
8 16 (8.04%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 14 (7.04%) QA Analyst
10 13 (6.53%) SharePoint Developer
10 13 (6.53%) Senior Tester
11 12 (6.03%) Web Tester
12 11 (5.53%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (5.03%) QA Manager
13 10 (5.03%) Senior Software Tester
14 9 (4.52%) CRM Developer
14 9 (4.52%) Test Leader
14 9 (4.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 9 (4.52%) Senior QA Analyst
14 9 (4.52%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.60%) HTML
2 32 (16.08%) .NET
3 26 (13.07%) Web Services
4 22 (11.06%) jQuery
4 22 (11.06%) ASP.NET
5 18 (9.05%) CSS
6 11 (5.53%) LAMP
7 10 (5.03%) J2EE
8 9 (4.52%) ODBC
9 2 (1.01%) SOAP
9 2 (1.01%) XML
10 1 (0.50%) Ajax
10 1 (0.50%) Swing
10 1 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.59%) Mathematics
2 29 (14.57%) Life Science
3 19 (9.55%) Chemistry
3 19 (9.55%) Biology
3 19 (9.55%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.03%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.03%) Statistics
5 10 (5.03%) Visualisation
6 9 (4.52%) Open Source
7 8 (4.02%) Hedge funds
8 7 (3.52%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.51%) CMDB
10 4 (2.01%) LIMS
10 4 (2.01%) NHS
11 2 (1.01%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.50%) GIS
12 1 (0.50%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.06%) Windows
2 20 (10.05%) Linux
3 10 (5.03%) Mac OS X
3 10 (5.03%) UNIX
3 10 (5.03%) Solaris
4 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (40.70%) Software Testing
2 62 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (26.63%) Test Automation
4 42 (21.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 40 (20.10%) Manual Testing
6 36 (18.09%) TDD
7 34 (17.09%) User Stories
8 32 (16.08%) System Testing
9 30 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (14.57%) Test Management
11 28 (14.07%) Test Strategy
12 26 (13.07%) Workflow
13 25 (12.56%) Waterfall
14 23 (11.56%) Load Testing
15 22 (11.06%) Performance Testing
16 21 (10.55%) Scrum
17 20 (10.05%) V-Model
18 18 (9.05%) Regression Testing
19 16 (8.04%) Automated Testing
20 13 (6.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 114 (57.29%) SQL
2 56 (28.14%) JavaScript
3 54 (27.14%) Java
4 31 (15.58%) C#
5 26 (13.07%) PL/SQL
6 15 (7.54%) PHP
7 13 (6.53%) Python
8 10 (5.03%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.01%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.51%) VBScript
11 2 (1.01%) ABAP
11 2 (1.01%) Ruby
11 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.50%) Perl
12 1 (0.50%) Delphi
12 1 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 80 (40.20%) ISEB
2 56 (28.14%) Degree
3 44 (22.11%) ISTQB
4 33 (16.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (6.03%) PhD
6 7 (3.52%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.01%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.51%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.51%) MCSE
8 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (22.11%) QA
2 6 (3.02%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.50%) vSphere
2 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (14.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (23.12%) Microsoft
2 31 (15.58%) Oracle
3 18 (9.05%) HP
4 16 (8.04%) VMware
4 16 (8.04%) SunGard
5 6 (3.02%) Primavera
6 2 (1.01%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.01%) SAP
7 1 (0.50%) JBoss
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
Guildford
Hudson - London
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago