The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 13 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 7.27% 1.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 1.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
50 74 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 90.91% 85.06% 60.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21 56 40
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Sussex

Test Scripting
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Blog
1 4 (100.00%) WATIR
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 4 (100.00%) GitHub
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) WATIR
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Quality Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Blog
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA