The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
UK
Rank 199 230 232
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1458 1426 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.73% 1.44% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.64% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1176 1149 1162
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74095 86852 89314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.13% 87.70% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 61067 72174 73600
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Scripting
Salary Trend

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in the UK

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 within the UK.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 1390 £42,500 +6.25% 182
London +30 413 £52,500 +5.00% 51
South East +89 320 £37,500 - 37
North West -6 162 £37,500 +1.35% 22
Yorkshire -3 124 £38,000 +8.57% 20
East of England +10 120 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Manchester +6 120 £40,000 +6.66% 17
City of London +37 115 £55,000 +10.00% 14
West Midlands +31 108 £39,000 +13.45% 11
South West +28 88 £40,000 +14.28% 17
West Yorkshire -8 86 £45,000 +28.57% 16
Berkshire +101 81 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Hampshire +22 73 £36,500 +4.28% 14
Leeds +1 71 £45,000 +28.57% 12
Surrey +30 55 £47,500 +18.75% 6
East Midlands +18 53 £36,000 -4.00% 7
Birmingham +26 49 £43,750 +32.04% 4
Hertfordshire +13 49 £37,500 - 4
Gloucestershire +3 40 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Buckinghamshire +46 35 £34,500 -8.00% 4
Cambridgeshire -5 34 £47,500 +13.77% 6
Cambridge +8 33 £47,500 +6.74% 6
Nottinghamshire +12 29 £48,750 +30.00% 5
Reading +56 25 £47,500 +2.70%
Oxfordshire +36 25 £27,500 - 4
Milton Keynes +38 24 £30,250 -13.57% 4
West Sussex +19 24 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Nottingham +2 24 £55,000 +46.66% 4
South Yorkshire +21 22 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Lancashire -4 21 £35,000 +7.69% 1

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 1605 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 950 (32.59%) QA
3 939 (32.21%) Selenium
4 799 (27.41%) Finance
5 755 (25.90%) SQL
6 655 (22.47%) Java
7 647 (22.20%) SDLC
8 630 (21.61%) C#
9 613 (21.03%) ISEB
10 578 (19.83%) Scrum
11 573 (19.66%) Automated Testing
12 563 (19.31%) Test Automation
13 518 (17.77%) ISTQB
14 500 (17.15%) Microsoft
15 484 (16.60%) Software Testing
16 469 (16.09%) Regression Testing
17 421 (14.44%) SQL Server
18 413 (14.17%) User Acceptance Testing
19 398 (13.65%) .NET
20 390 (13.38%) Degree
21 383 (13.14%) Automation Testing
22 380 (13.04%) Manual Testing
23 367 (12.59%) BDD
23 367 (12.59%) Python
24 357 (12.25%) JIRA
25 349 (11.97%) TDD
26 342 (11.73%) JavaScript
27 325 (11.15%) Functional Testing
28 320 (10.98%) Windows
29 313 (10.74%) Cucumber

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 119 (4.08%) CMS
2 48 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 41 (1.41%) Confluence
4 21 (0.72%) IIS
5 19 (0.65%) Apache
5 19 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 18 (0.62%) WebLogic
7 17 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 13 (0.45%) SAS
9 11 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (0.27%) JBoss
10 8 (0.27%) MS Exchange
10 8 (0.27%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.17%) Smallworld
12 4 (0.14%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.14%) Jetty
12 4 (0.14%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.10%) nginx
Applications
1 241 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 97 (3.33%) MS Office
3 43 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 28 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.65%) MS Project
6 2 (0.069%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.069%) SPSS
7 1 (0.034%) HipChat
7 1 (0.034%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 42 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.03%) SAP FI
3 29 (0.99%) SAP CO
3 29 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
4 19 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (0.58%) Postilion
6 13 (0.45%) Finacle
6 13 (0.45%) Summit
6 13 (0.45%) Temenos T24
7 12 (0.41%) SAP ERP
7 12 (0.41%) SAP hybris
8 11 (0.38%) SAP MII
9 7 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 7 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
11 5 (0.17%) Magento
11 5 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 5 (0.17%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (1.03%) GitHub
3 24 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
4 22 (0.75%) SaaS
5 21 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (0.34%) Office 365
7 4 (0.14%) G Suite
7 4 (0.14%) Slack
8 3 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.10%) Google Play
9 2 (0.069%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.069%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.034%) Donky
10 1 (0.034%) Trello
10 1 (0.034%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 149 (5.11%) Internet
2 100 (3.43%) Intranet
3 30 (1.03%) HTTP
4 29 (0.99%) Wireless
5 26 (0.89%) ATM
5 26 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 24 (0.82%) WAN
7 20 (0.69%) Firewall
8 19 (0.65%) LAN
9 14 (0.48%) DNS
10 10 (0.34%) IP Telephony
10 10 (0.34%) LDAP
10 10 (0.34%) Modbus
10 10 (0.34%) RS-485
11 7 (0.24%) SAN
12 5 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.17%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.17%) IPsec
12 5 (0.17%) SSL
12 5 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 118 (4.05%) MySQL
3 108 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 100 (3.43%) SQL Server 2014
5 69 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
6 60 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 46 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 37 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 35 (1.20%) Big Data
10 30 (1.03%) Oracle Database
11 24 (0.82%) MS Access
11 24 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
12 22 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
15 14 (0.48%) SAP BW
16 13 (0.45%) CouchDB
17 11 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
18 10 (0.34%) GIS
18 10 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 939 (32.21%) Selenium
2 357 (12.25%) JIRA
3 313 (10.74%) Cucumber
4 308 (10.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 245 (8.40%) WebDriver
6 201 (6.90%) Visual Studio
7 188 (6.45%) HP UFT
8 157 (5.39%) SoapUI
9 155 (5.32%) Jenkins
10 129 (4.43%) LoadRunner
11 126 (4.32%) SpecFlow
12 118 (4.05%) JMeter
13 95 (3.26%) Git (software)
14 53 (1.82%) Subversion
15 51 (1.75%) Bugzilla
16 49 (1.68%) JUnit
17 43 (1.48%) NUnit
18 42 (1.44%) MSTest
18 42 (1.44%) Selenium IDE
19 32 (1.10%) Gatling
General
1 799 (27.41%) Finance
2 195 (6.69%) Banking
3 125 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 113 (3.88%) Retail
5 58 (1.99%) Games
6 56 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 51 (1.75%) Marketing
8 37 (1.27%) Law
9 35 (1.20%) Legal
10 34 (1.17%) Back Office
11 33 (1.13%) Financial Institution
12 28 (0.96%) Investment Banking
13 27 (0.93%) Advertising
14 25 (0.86%) Electronics
14 25 (0.86%) Military
15 16 (0.55%) Retail Banking
16 14 (0.48%) Multimedia
17 13 (0.45%) Front Office
18 12 (0.41%) Automotive
18 12 (0.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1178 (40.41%) Analyst
2 817 (28.03%) Test Analyst
3 507 (17.39%) Tester
4 415 (14.24%) Test Engineer
5 321 (11.01%) Developer
6 221 (7.58%) Automation Tester
7 215 (7.38%) Test Leader
8 197 (6.76%) Automation Test Analyst
9 189 (6.48%) QA Engineer
10 187 (6.42%) Test Automation Engineer
11 179 (6.14%) Business Analyst
12 173 (5.93%) QA Analyst
13 159 (5.45%) Software Tester
14 129 (4.43%) QA Test Analyst
15 128 (4.39%) QA Tester
16 120 (4.12%) Software Analyst
17 118 (4.05%) Consultant
18 117 (4.01%) Test Manager
19 116 (3.98%) .NET Developer
20 112 (3.84%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 398 (13.65%) .NET
2 302 (10.36%) HTML
3 244 (8.37%) Web Services
4 215 (7.38%) ASP.NET
5 210 (7.20%) XML
6 200 (6.86%) CSS
7 134 (4.60%) HTML5
8 127 (4.36%) .NET Framework
9 121 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 110 (3.77%) CSS3
11 101 (3.46%) SOAP
12 100 (3.43%) Gherkin
13 95 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 89 (3.05%) XSLT
15 88 (3.02%) REST
16 86 (2.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 86 (2.95%) Entity Framework
17 51 (1.75%) jQuery
18 45 (1.54%) Ajax
19 40 (1.37%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 309 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (4.67%) Mobile App
3 127 (4.36%) User Experience
4 108 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 85 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 53 (1.82%) iPad
7 46 (1.58%) Fintech
8 42 (1.44%) Client/Server
8 42 (1.44%) Mathematics
9 34 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (1.10%) Data Conversion
11 30 (1.03%) Fixed Income
12 28 (0.96%) Driving Licence
13 21 (0.72%) Mainframe
14 18 (0.62%) Online Games
15 17 (0.58%) Equities
16 16 (0.55%) Derivative
17 15 (0.51%) iPhone
17 15 (0.51%) Online Gambling
18 14 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 320 (10.98%) Windows
2 237 (8.13%) Linux
3 115 (3.95%) Unix
4 76 (2.61%) Android
5 60 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 51 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 25 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.48%) CentOS
9 13 (0.45%) Mac OS X
9 13 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.31%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.17%) VMS
11 5 (0.17%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.10%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.069%) AIX
14 2 (0.069%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.069%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.034%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1605 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 647 (22.20%) SDLC
3 578 (19.83%) Scrum
4 573 (19.66%) Automated Testing
5 563 (19.31%) Test Automation
6 484 (16.60%) Software Testing
7 469 (16.09%) Regression Testing
8 413 (14.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 383 (13.14%) Automation Testing
10 380 (13.04%) Manual Testing
11 367 (12.59%) BDD
12 349 (11.97%) TDD
13 325 (11.15%) Functional Testing
14 301 (10.33%) Test Strategy
15 257 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
16 244 (8.37%) Non-Functional Testing
17 240 (8.23%) Waterfall
18 199 (6.83%) Performance Testing
18 199 (6.83%) Project Management
19 189 (6.48%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 755 (25.90%) SQL
2 655 (22.47%) Java
3 630 (21.61%) C#
4 367 (12.59%) Python
5 342 (11.73%) JavaScript
6 203 (6.96%) C++
7 153 (5.25%) Perl
8 131 (4.49%) C
9 89 (3.05%) XPath
10 88 (3.02%) PHP
11 82 (2.81%) T-SQL
12 76 (2.61%) Ruby
13 48 (1.65%) VB.NET
14 41 (1.41%) PL/SQL
15 39 (1.34%) VB
16 37 (1.27%) Bash Shell
17 35 (1.20%) PowerShell
18 34 (1.17%) VBScript
19 30 (1.03%) Shell Script
20 26 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 613 (21.03%) ISEB
2 518 (17.77%) ISTQB
3 390 (13.38%) Degree
4 251 (8.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 160 (5.49%) Security Cleared
6 78 (2.68%) SC Cleared
7 76 (2.61%) DV Cleared
8 22 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (0.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 12 (0.41%) CBAP
10 12 (0.41%) IIBA
11 6 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.14%) PhD
14 3 (0.10%) HND
15 2 (0.069%) HNC
15 2 (0.069%) PMP
15 2 (0.069%) Postgraduate
15 2 (0.069%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 950 (32.59%) QA
2 25 (0.86%) SDET
3 14 (0.48%) SLA
4 9 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.24%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.21%) MISRA
6 6 (0.21%) MISRA C
7 5 (0.17%) CRD IV
8 4 (0.14%) Basel II
9 3 (0.10%) IEC 61508
9 3 (0.10%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.069%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.069%) GCP
10 2 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.069%) SEPA
11 1 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.034%) ISO13485
11 1 (0.034%) ISO19770
System Software
1 46 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (1.34%) Hyper-V
3 37 (1.27%) Docker
4 19 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.31%) Firmware
7 7 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.14%) RACF
9 4 (0.14%) Time Sharing Option
9 4 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (0.14%) XenApp
10 1 (0.034%) KVM
10 1 (0.034%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.034%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.034%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.034%) vSphere
10 1 (0.034%) Xen
Systems Management
1 174 (5.97%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.41%) HP SiteScope
3 9 (0.31%) Perfmon
4 8 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.27%) Puppet
5 4 (0.14%) HP SIM
5 4 (0.14%) SCCM
5 4 (0.14%) SCOM
5 4 (0.14%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.10%) Grafana
6 3 (0.10%) logstash
6 3 (0.10%) SELinux
6 3 (0.10%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.069%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.069%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.069%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.069%) Netcool
8 1 (0.034%) Control-M
8 1 (0.034%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.034%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 500 (17.15%) Microsoft
2 232 (7.96%) HP
3 208 (7.14%) Oracle
4 190 (6.52%) SAP
5 86 (2.95%) EPiServer
6 58 (1.99%) VMware
7 35 (1.20%) Citrix
8 28 (0.96%) Atlassian
9 24 (0.82%) Ariba
10 22 (0.75%) IBM
11 20 (0.69%) hybris
12 19 (0.65%) Google
12 19 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
13 17 (0.58%) NCR
14 16 (0.55%) Cisco
15 15 (0.51%) SOASTA, Inc
16 14 (0.48%) Red Hat
17 13 (0.45%) Temenos
17 13 (0.45%) TSYS
17 13 (0.45%) Unisys
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 33,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Supertemps
Salary: £16,000 to £22,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wiltshire
Resource Group
Salary: £30-35K + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 pa
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus+benefits+package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newquay, Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago