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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 218 220 224
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1406 1684 1578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.56% 1.57% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.79% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1178 1335 1249
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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
79346 93895 96993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.09% 87.52% 85.72%
Number of salaries quoted 65361 77586 79710
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 £31,028
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 7 December 2016 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 7 December 2016. 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
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statistics and trends)
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 +11 1317 £40,750 +1.87% 181
London -3 437 £52,500 +8.24% 56
South East +22 277 £40,000 +6.66% 24
North West -12 154 £37,500 +7.14% 28
City of London +53 124 £55,000 +4.76% 17
East of England +4 118 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Manchester -2 106 £40,000 +8.10% 21
West Midlands -2 100 £32,500 - 10
Yorkshire -34 99 £37,500 +15.38% 21
South West +14 86 £35,000 - 24
West Yorkshire -26 61 £38,000 +8.57% 16
Surrey +4 60 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Berkshire +67 53 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Hampshire -1 53 £37,500 - 7
Leeds -21 49 £38,750 +10.71% 13
East Midlands +5 42 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Buckinghamshire +15 40 £33,000 -8.96% 1
Hertfordshire +9 39 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Gloucestershire -19 39 £38,500 +10.00% 11
Scotland -41 35 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Birmingham +2 34 £39,000 +20.00% 3
Cheshire +28 33 £33,000 - 2
Wales -4 32 £33,173 +1.29% 3
South Yorkshire +26 31 £37,500 +4.16% 2
South Wales +8 31 £33,173 +2.07% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 30 £42,500 +1.79% 3
Oxfordshire +39 27 £35,000 +37.25% 5
Cambridge +14 26 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Bedfordshire +19 24 £50,500 +18.82% 1
Cardiff +10 23 £35,000 +7.69% 2

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 1509 (53.04%) Agile Software Development
2 961 (33.78%) QA
3 911 (32.02%) Selenium
4 811 (28.51%) Finance
5 757 (26.61%) SQL
6 629 (22.11%) ISEB
7 613 (21.55%) SDLC
8 601 (21.12%) Scrum
9 596 (20.95%) Java
10 568 (19.96%) C#
11 541 (19.02%) Software Testing
12 527 (18.52%) Test Automation
13 524 (18.42%) ISTQB
14 511 (17.96%) Automated Testing
15 501 (17.61%) Regression Testing
16 466 (16.38%) Microsoft
17 409 (14.38%) .NET
18 403 (14.17%) User Acceptance Testing
19 395 (13.88%) Manual Testing
20 394 (13.85%) Degree
21 359 (12.62%) JIRA
22 358 (12.58%) SQL Server
23 350 (12.30%) Automation Testing
24 332 (11.67%) JavaScript
25 326 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
26 320 (11.25%) TDD
27 318 (11.18%) Functional Testing
28 316 (11.11%) BDD
29 315 (11.07%) Test Strategy
30 302 (10.62%) HTML

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
1 113 (3.97%) CMS
2 67 (2.36%) SharePoint
3 36 (1.27%) Confluence
4 21 (0.74%) SAS
5 20 (0.70%) WebSphere
6 16 (0.56%) IIS
6 16 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 16 (0.56%) WebLogic
7 14 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.46%) Apache
8 13 (0.46%) MS Exchange
8 13 (0.46%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.25%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.21%) JBoss
10 6 (0.21%) nginx
10 6 (0.21%) Smallworld
11 5 (0.18%) CICS
12 4 (0.14%) Jetty
12 4 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.11%) GlassFish
Applications
1 231 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 114 (4.01%) MS Office
3 41 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 36 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.63%) MS Project
6 2 (0.070%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.070%) SPSS
7 1 (0.035%) HipChat
7 1 (0.035%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 55 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.88%) SAP FI
3 24 (0.84%) SAP CO
3 24 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
4 16 (0.56%) Finacle
4 16 (0.56%) Temenos T24
5 12 (0.42%) Postilion
6 11 (0.39%) SAP MII
6 11 (0.39%) Summit
7 10 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
9 8 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 7 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.21%) CSG Singleview
12 5 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
12 5 (0.18%) Magento
12 5 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 5 (0.18%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (0.74%) SaaS
4 18 (0.63%) GitHub
5 14 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
6 10 (0.35%) Office 365
7 5 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.14%) G Suite
8 4 (0.14%) Slack
9 3 (0.11%) Google Play
10 2 (0.070%) Donky
10 2 (0.070%) Lucidchart
10 2 (0.070%) Trello
10 2 (0.070%) Veeva
11 1 (0.035%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 121 (4.25%) Internet
2 82 (2.88%) Intranet
3 40 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 30 (1.05%) HTTP
5 25 (0.88%) Firewall
6 23 (0.81%) WAN
7 21 (0.74%) ATM
7 21 (0.74%) DNS
8 19 (0.67%) Wireless
9 18 (0.63%) LAN
10 11 (0.39%) SAN
11 10 (0.35%) IP Telephony
11 10 (0.35%) Modbus
11 10 (0.35%) RS-485
12 8 (0.28%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.21%) SSL
14 5 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (0.18%) FTP
14 5 (0.18%) IPsec
14 5 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 93 (3.27%) MySQL
3 87 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 77 (2.71%) SQL Server 2014
5 70 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 39 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 38 (1.34%) Relational Database
9 33 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
10 27 (0.95%) Oracle Database
10 27 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (0.74%) MS Access
12 20 (0.70%) Big Data
13 14 (0.49%) SAP BW
13 14 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (0.46%) GIS
15 12 (0.42%) CouchDB
15 12 (0.42%) Hadoop
16 11 (0.39%) Base SAS
17 10 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 911 (32.02%) Selenium
2 359 (12.62%) JIRA
3 287 (10.09%) Cucumber
4 282 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 231 (8.12%) WebDriver
6 192 (6.75%) HP UFT
7 190 (6.68%) SoapUI
8 181 (6.36%) Visual Studio
9 163 (5.73%) Jenkins
10 152 (5.34%) JMeter
11 142 (4.99%) LoadRunner
12 132 (4.64%) SpecFlow
13 104 (3.66%) Git (software)
14 71 (2.50%) NUnit
15 59 (2.07%) Subversion
16 55 (1.93%) JUnit
17 50 (1.76%) MSTest
18 48 (1.69%) Selenium IDE
19 45 (1.58%) Bugzilla
20 37 (1.30%) TestNG
General
1 811 (28.51%) Finance
2 197 (6.92%) Banking
3 133 (4.67%) Retail
4 124 (4.36%) Telecoms
5 69 (2.43%) Games
6 61 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 50 (1.76%) Marketing
8 36 (1.27%) Investment Banking
9 33 (1.16%) Advertising
10 30 (1.05%) Billing
11 29 (1.02%) Back Office
12 28 (0.98%) Military
13 26 (0.91%) Law
14 21 (0.74%) Legal
15 20 (0.70%) Retail Banking
16 18 (0.63%) Financial Institution
17 16 (0.56%) Electronics
18 12 (0.42%) Automotive
18 12 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1262 (44.36%) Analyst
2 883 (31.04%) Test Analyst
3 557 (19.58%) Tester
4 351 (12.34%) Test Engineer
5 289 (10.16%) Developer
6 213 (7.49%) Automation Tester
7 210 (7.38%) Automation Test Analyst
8 197 (6.92%) Business Analyst
9 192 (6.75%) Software Tester
10 169 (5.94%) QA Analyst
11 160 (5.62%) Test Leader
12 154 (5.41%) QA Engineer
13 142 (4.99%) QA Tester
13 142 (4.99%) Test Automation Engineer
14 133 (4.67%) QA Test Analyst
15 126 (4.43%) Software Analyst
16 122 (4.29%) Software Test Analyst
17 109 (3.83%) Senior Analyst
18 107 (3.76%) Test Manager
19 104 (3.66%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (14.38%) .NET
2 302 (10.62%) HTML
3 243 (8.54%) Web Services
4 202 (7.10%) ASP.NET
5 181 (6.36%) XML
6 180 (6.33%) CSS
7 118 (4.15%) HTML5
8 108 (3.80%) .NET Framework
9 103 (3.62%) SOAP
10 100 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 98 (3.44%) CSS3
12 90 (3.16%) REST
13 70 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 68 (2.39%) Gherkin
15 67 (2.36%) XSLT
16 65 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 65 (2.28%) Entity Framework
17 59 (2.07%) jQuery
18 53 (1.86%) Ajax
19 34 (1.20%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 326 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 152 (5.34%) Mobile App
3 104 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 101 (3.55%) User Experience
5 88 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 57 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 47 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 43 (1.51%) iPad
9 41 (1.44%) Mathematics
10 40 (1.41%) Driving Licence
11 38 (1.34%) Fintech
12 30 (1.05%) Mainframe
13 28 (0.98%) Data Conversion
14 22 (0.77%) Fixed Income
15 20 (0.70%) Online Games
16 17 (0.60%) N-Tier
16 17 (0.60%) Virtual Team
17 15 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 15 (0.53%) Replication
18 14 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 295 (10.37%) Windows
2 206 (7.24%) Linux
3 118 (4.15%) Unix
4 89 (3.13%) Android
5 88 (3.09%) Apple iOS
6 49 (1.72%) Windows Server
7 25 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (0.77%) CentOS
9 15 (0.53%) Mac OS X
10 14 (0.49%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.14%) VMS
13 4 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.070%) Solaris
14 2 (0.070%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.070%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.035%) AIX
15 1 (0.035%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1509 (53.04%) Agile Software Development
2 613 (21.55%) SDLC
3 601 (21.12%) Scrum
4 541 (19.02%) Software Testing
5 527 (18.52%) Test Automation
6 511 (17.96%) Automated Testing
7 501 (17.61%) Regression Testing
8 403 (14.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 395 (13.88%) Manual Testing
10 350 (12.30%) Automation Testing
11 320 (11.25%) TDD
12 318 (11.18%) Functional Testing
13 316 (11.11%) BDD
14 315 (11.07%) Test Strategy
15 267 (9.38%) Performance Testing
16 263 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
17 243 (8.54%) Waterfall
18 229 (8.05%) Non-Functional Testing
19 216 (7.59%) Defect Management
20 201 (7.07%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 757 (26.61%) SQL
2 596 (20.95%) Java
3 568 (19.96%) C#
4 332 (11.67%) JavaScript
5 278 (9.77%) Python
6 165 (5.80%) C++
7 137 (4.82%) Perl
8 123 (4.32%) C
9 99 (3.48%) PHP
10 77 (2.71%) T-SQL
11 72 (2.53%) XPath
12 64 (2.25%) Ruby
13 50 (1.76%) VB
14 43 (1.51%) PL/SQL
14 43 (1.51%) VB.NET
15 37 (1.30%) Bash Shell
16 36 (1.27%) VBScript
17 34 (1.20%) Scala
18 31 (1.09%) Shell Script
19 29 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 629 (22.11%) ISEB
2 524 (18.42%) ISTQB
3 394 (13.85%) Degree
4 292 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 155 (5.45%) Security Cleared
6 89 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 76 (2.67%) DV Cleared
8 23 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 12 (0.42%) CBAP
11 11 (0.39%) IIBA
12 5 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.18%) CISSP
12 5 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.14%) PhD
14 3 (0.11%) CGEIT
14 3 (0.11%) CISA
14 3 (0.11%) CRISC
15 2 (0.070%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 961 (33.78%) QA
2 31 (1.09%) SDET
3 14 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.46%) SLA
5 10 (0.35%) Solvency II
6 8 (0.28%) Basel II
7 6 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.18%) CRD IV
8 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.18%) ISO19770
8 5 (0.18%) MISRA
8 5 (0.18%) MISRA C
8 5 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.14%) SEPA
10 3 (0.11%) COBIT
10 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.11%) Val IT
11 2 (0.070%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.035%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 55 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (1.44%) Hyper-V
3 39 (1.37%) Docker
4 15 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.14%) RACF
7 4 (0.14%) Time Sharing Option
7 4 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (0.14%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.11%) Firmware
9 1 (0.035%) KVM
9 1 (0.035%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.035%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.035%) vSphere
9 1 (0.035%) Xen
Systems Management
1 209 (7.35%) HP Quality Center
2 33 (1.16%) HP SiteScope
3 13 (0.46%) SCCM
4 10 (0.35%) SCOM
5 9 (0.32%) Perfmon
6 8 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.28%) Puppet
7 5 (0.18%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
8 4 (0.14%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.11%) Control-M
9 3 (0.11%) SELinux
10 2 (0.070%) Nexpose
11 1 (0.035%) Grafana
11 1 (0.035%) Graphite
11 1 (0.035%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.035%) SCSM
11 1 (0.035%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.035%) vRealize
Vendors
1 466 (16.38%) Microsoft
2 255 (8.96%) HP
3 208 (7.31%) Oracle
4 148 (5.20%) SAP
5 65 (2.28%) EPiServer
5 65 (2.28%) VMware
6 34 (1.20%) Citrix
7 24 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (0.81%) IBM
9 22 (0.77%) Red Hat
10 20 (0.70%) Atlassian
11 16 (0.56%) Temenos
11 16 (0.56%) TSYS
11 16 (0.56%) Unisys
12 15 (0.53%) Google
13 14 (0.49%) Ariba
13 14 (0.49%) Cognizant
13 14 (0.49%) Murex
13 14 (0.49%) SOASTA, Inc
14 12 (0.42%) Cisco
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Salary: £45,000-£60,000
Posted: 58 minutes ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £18.000 - £28.000 per annum
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York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits incl. pension etc
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Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits.
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Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
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Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum great benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
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Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
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Haywards Heath, West Sussex
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: Yesterday