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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 15 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 2.90% 4.73% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 5.48% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Kent

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tunbridge Wells
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
65 146 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tunbridge Wells 94.20% 86.39% 83.70%
Number of salaries quoted 60 136 75
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 Tunbridge Wells

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Tunbridge Wells

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Tunbridge Wells

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Tunbridge Wells

Test Scripting
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tunbridge Wells 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 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (80.00%) VB
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) Workflow
1 4 (80.00%) WinForms
1 4 (80.00%) VB6
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Tunbridge Wells by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tunbridge Wells 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 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Workflow
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (80.00%) VB
1 4 (80.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix