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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
UK
Rank 188 240 230
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1487 1413 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.77% 1.38% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.56% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1183 1154 1191
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
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
74514 90394 91285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.73% 88.27% 86.69%
Number of salaries quoted 61291 75075 74756
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 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +57 1411 £42,500 +6.25% 183
London +41 391 £55,000 +10.00% 48
South East +124 361 £37,500 -0.66% 41
North West -3 163 £37,500 - 17
Yorkshire +29 131 £45,000 +28.57% 27
Manchester +9 122 £40,000 +6.66% 14
East of England +6 108 £45,000 +12.50% 11
West Midlands +47 107 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Hampshire +49 106 £35,000 - 15
West Yorkshire +10 94 £47,500 +35.71% 22
City of London +6 94 £55,000 +10.00% 10
South West +20 90 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Berkshire +105 88 £38,750 -8.82% 4
Leeds +14 78 £50,000 +42.85% 19
Surrey +48 52 £45,000 +13.92% 9
East Midlands +33 52 £39,250 +4.66% 12
Birmingham +43 49 £43,750 +29.60% 4
Hertfordshire +22 48 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Cambridgeshire -6 39 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Cambridge +15 38 £47,500 +14.45% 5
Gloucestershire -3 37 £40,000 - 1
Southampton +37 34 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Nottinghamshire +14 32 £60,000 +60.00% 7
Oxfordshire +33 31 £35,000 +40.00% 6
Nottingham +22 31 £60,000 +60.00% 6
West Sussex +24 30 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Reading +62 28 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Buckinghamshire +37 26 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Watford +3 24 £42,500 -29.16% 3
Lancashire +1 23 £35,600 -5.06% 1

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 1594 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
2 966 (33.16%) Selenium
3 928 (31.86%) QA
4 770 (26.43%) SQL
5 740 (25.40%) Finance
6 704 (24.17%) Java
7 655 (22.49%) C#
8 628 (21.56%) SDLC
9 596 (20.46%) Test Automation
10 586 (20.12%) Automated Testing
11 574 (19.70%) ISEB
12 547 (18.78%) Scrum
13 527 (18.09%) Microsoft
14 521 (17.89%) ISTQB
15 470 (16.13%) Regression Testing
16 469 (16.10%) Software Testing
17 441 (15.14%) SQL Server
18 438 (15.04%) User Acceptance Testing
19 420 (14.42%) Automation Testing
20 397 (13.63%) .NET
21 395 (13.56%) Degree
22 385 (13.22%) BDD
22 385 (13.22%) Python
23 366 (12.56%) TDD
24 349 (11.98%) Windows
25 342 (11.74%) Manual Testing
26 338 (11.60%) Cucumber
27 331 (11.36%) Functional Testing
28 329 (11.29%) JIRA
29 317 (10.88%) JavaScript

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 95 (3.26%) CMS
2 75 (2.57%) EPiServer
3 52 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 40 (1.37%) Confluence
5 35 (1.20%) IIS
6 30 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 22 (0.76%) Apache
8 17 (0.58%) JBoss
9 14 (0.48%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.34%) OpenStack
10 10 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.27%) SAS
12 8 (0.27%) Smallworld
13 6 (0.21%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
15 4 (0.14%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.14%) Jetty
16 3 (0.10%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 242 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 87 (2.99%) MS Office
3 41 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.62%) MS Project
6 5 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.069%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.034%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.034%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 39 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.89%) SAP FI
3 25 (0.86%) SAP CO
3 25 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
4 22 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
5 20 (0.69%) SAP ERP
5 20 (0.69%) SAP Hybris
6 15 (0.51%) Postilion
7 12 (0.41%) Finacle
7 12 (0.41%) Summit
7 12 (0.41%) Temenos T24
8 7 (0.24%) SAP MII
9 6 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.17%) SAP SD
11 4 (0.14%) Demantra
11 4 (0.14%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 45 (1.54%) GitHub
2 39 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
4 25 (0.86%) SaaS
5 24 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (0.31%) Office 365
7 2 (0.069%) G Suite
7 2 (0.069%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.069%) Lucidchart
7 2 (0.069%) Slack
8 1 (0.034%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 131 (4.50%) Internet
2 102 (3.50%) Intranet
3 35 (1.20%) Wireless
4 32 (1.10%) HTTP
5 24 (0.82%) ATM
6 21 (0.72%) WAN
7 19 (0.65%) LAN
8 13 (0.45%) Firewall
8 13 (0.45%) LDAP
8 13 (0.45%) TCP/IP
9 10 (0.34%) IP Telephony
10 7 (0.24%) DNS
10 7 (0.24%) SAN
11 6 (0.21%) Modbus
11 6 (0.21%) RS-485
11 6 (0.21%) VPN
12 5 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.17%) IPsec
13 4 (0.14%) FTP
14 2 (0.069%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 127 (4.36%) MySQL
3 97 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 90 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 79 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
6 75 (2.57%) Relational Database
7 51 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 45 (1.54%) Big Data
9 37 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 30 (1.03%) Oracle Database
11 28 (0.96%) MS Access
12 25 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
13 24 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
14 22 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (0.51%) CouchDB
16 14 (0.48%) GIS
16 14 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
17 12 (0.41%) SAP BW
17 12 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 966 (33.16%) Selenium
2 338 (11.60%) Cucumber
3 329 (11.29%) JIRA
4 301 (10.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 277 (9.51%) WebDriver
6 195 (6.69%) HP UFT
7 183 (6.28%) Visual Studio
8 162 (5.56%) SoapUI
9 156 (5.36%) Jenkins
10 143 (4.91%) SpecFlow
11 114 (3.91%) LoadRunner
12 108 (3.71%) JMeter
13 93 (3.19%) Git (software)
14 54 (1.85%) Subversion
15 51 (1.75%) JUnit
16 43 (1.48%) Bugzilla
17 40 (1.37%) NUnit
18 39 (1.34%) Selenium IDE
19 38 (1.30%) TeamCity
20 34 (1.17%) MSTest
General
1 740 (25.40%) Finance
2 214 (7.35%) Banking
3 128 (4.39%) Retail
3 128 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 49 (1.68%) Games
5 47 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 43 (1.48%) Legal
7 41 (1.41%) Back Office
8 40 (1.37%) Marketing
9 35 (1.20%) Law
10 34 (1.17%) Financial Institution
11 31 (1.06%) Electronics
12 26 (0.89%) Investment Banking
13 21 (0.72%) Advertising
14 18 (0.62%) Military
15 17 (0.58%) Front Office
16 15 (0.51%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.41%) Billing
17 12 (0.41%) Multimedia
17 12 (0.41%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 1108 (38.04%) Analyst
2 743 (25.51%) Test Analyst
3 511 (17.54%) Tester
4 444 (15.24%) Test Engineer
5 319 (10.95%) Developer
6 247 (8.48%) Automation Tester
7 210 (7.21%) Test Leader
8 206 (7.07%) QA Engineer
9 198 (6.80%) Test Automation Engineer
10 180 (6.18%) Automation Test Analyst
11 176 (6.04%) Business Analyst
12 165 (5.66%) QA Analyst
13 152 (5.22%) Software Tester
14 136 (4.67%) QA Tester
15 120 (4.12%) Consultant
16 117 (4.02%) QA Test Analyst
17 115 (3.95%) Software Test Engineer
18 114 (3.91%) Test Manager
19 107 (3.67%) .NET Developer
19 107 (3.67%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (13.63%) .NET
2 256 (8.79%) HTML
3 238 (8.17%) Web Services
4 205 (7.04%) XML
5 195 (6.69%) ASP.NET
6 193 (6.63%) CSS
7 136 (4.67%) Gherkin
8 123 (4.22%) .NET Framework
9 109 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 106 (3.64%) HTML5
11 105 (3.60%) SOAP
12 93 (3.19%) CSS3
13 86 (2.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 85 (2.92%) REST
15 78 (2.68%) Entity Framework
16 77 (2.64%) XSLT
17 75 (2.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 52 (1.79%) Spring
19 46 (1.58%) jQuery
20 44 (1.51%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 291 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (4.19%) Computer Science
3 121 (4.15%) Mobile App
4 113 (3.88%) User Experience
5 99 (3.40%) Management Information System
6 54 (1.85%) iPad
7 51 (1.75%) Fixed Income
8 40 (1.37%) Fintech
9 34 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 22 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (0.72%) Derivative
11 21 (0.72%) Driving Licence
12 18 (0.62%) Equities
13 16 (0.55%) Wiki
14 15 (0.51%) iPhone
14 15 (0.51%) Mainframe
14 15 (0.51%) Online Gambling
14 15 (0.51%) Online Games
15 13 (0.45%) Clustering
16 12 (0.41%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 349 (11.98%) Windows
2 255 (8.75%) Linux
3 122 (4.19%) Unix
4 69 (2.37%) Android
5 53 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 49 (1.68%) Windows Server
7 27 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.48%) CentOS
9 13 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (0.41%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.38%) AIX
12 8 (0.27%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.21%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.14%) FreeBSD
15 4 (0.14%) VMS
15 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.069%) Amazon Linux
16 2 (0.069%) Solaris
16 2 (0.069%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1594 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
2 628 (21.56%) SDLC
3 596 (20.46%) Test Automation
4 586 (20.12%) Automated Testing
5 547 (18.78%) Scrum
6 470 (16.13%) Regression Testing
7 469 (16.10%) Software Testing
8 438 (15.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 420 (14.42%) Automation Testing
10 385 (13.22%) BDD
11 366 (12.56%) TDD
12 342 (11.74%) Manual Testing
13 331 (11.36%) Functional Testing
14 309 (10.61%) Test Strategy
15 246 (8.44%) Waterfall
16 243 (8.34%) Continuous Integration
17 241 (8.27%) Non-Functional Testing
18 192 (6.59%) Configuration Management
19 189 (6.49%) Project Management
20 185 (6.35%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 770 (26.43%) SQL
2 704 (24.17%) Java
3 655 (22.49%) C#
4 385 (13.22%) Python
5 317 (10.88%) JavaScript
6 210 (7.21%) C++
7 145 (4.98%) Perl
8 131 (4.50%) C
9 86 (2.95%) PHP
10 85 (2.92%) Ruby
11 83 (2.85%) T-SQL
12 74 (2.54%) XPath
13 46 (1.58%) VB.NET
14 39 (1.34%) PowerShell
15 38 (1.30%) PL/SQL
16 37 (1.27%) Bash Shell
17 35 (1.20%) Shell Script
18 34 (1.17%) VBScript
19 32 (1.10%) VB
20 26 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 574 (19.70%) ISEB
2 521 (17.89%) ISTQB
3 395 (13.56%) Degree
4 223 (7.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 152 (5.22%) Security Cleared
6 69 (2.37%) SC Cleared
7 68 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 20 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 12 (0.41%) CBAP
10 12 (0.41%) IIBA
11 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.14%) PhD
14 3 (0.10%) HND
15 2 (0.069%) ACCA
15 2 (0.069%) CISSP
15 2 (0.069%) HNC
15 2 (0.069%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 928 (31.86%) QA
2 27 (0.93%) SDET
3 15 (0.51%) SLA
4 7 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.24%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.14%) Basel II
6 4 (0.14%) MISRA
6 4 (0.14%) MISRA C
7 3 (0.10%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.10%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.069%) GCP
8 2 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.069%) WCAG
9 1 (0.034%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.034%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.034%) ISO13485
System Software
1 36 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (1.10%) Docker
3 31 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 21 (0.72%) Active Directory
5 12 (0.41%) Firmware
6 10 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.17%) XenApp
9 4 (0.14%) RACF
9 4 (0.14%) Time Sharing Option
9 4 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.069%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.069%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.034%) KVM
11 1 (0.034%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.034%) vSphere
11 1 (0.034%) Xen
Systems Management
1 170 (5.84%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.41%) Ganglia
3 11 (0.38%) Netcool
4 9 (0.31%) Perfmon
5 8 (0.27%) HP SiteScope
6 7 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.24%) Puppet
7 5 (0.17%) HP SIM
8 4 (0.14%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.10%) Grafana
9 3 (0.10%) logstash
9 3 (0.10%) SELinux
10 2 (0.069%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.069%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.034%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.034%) Cacti
11 1 (0.034%) Control-M
11 1 (0.034%) Nagios
11 1 (0.034%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.034%) WMI
Vendors
1 527 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 221 (7.59%) HP
3 210 (7.21%) Oracle
4 182 (6.25%) SAP
5 47 (1.61%) VMware
6 32 (1.10%) Atlassian
6 32 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
7 29 (1.00%) Ariba
8 27 (0.93%) Vermilion
9 26 (0.89%) hybris
10 24 (0.82%) Citrix
10 24 (0.82%) IBM
11 18 (0.62%) Cisco
12 15 (0.51%) NCR
13 14 (0.48%) AppDynamics
14 13 (0.45%) Google
14 13 (0.45%) RedGate
14 13 (0.45%) SOASTA, Inc
15 12 (0.41%) Temenos
15 12 (0.41%) TSYS
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum including benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + £35k
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-time, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Orpington, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago