The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 93 70 51
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 26 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.66% 2.63% 4.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 3.21% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 50
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,500 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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 West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
806 810 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 75.82% 81.82% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 704 743 974
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in West Sussex

Test Scripting
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancing - 2 - -
Crawley -14 1 £42,500 +9.67%
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 10 (55.56%) SQL
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (44.44%) JIRA
3 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (44.44%) Front Office
4 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
6 5 (27.78%) XML
6 5 (27.78%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 4 (22.22%) Selenium
7 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
8 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
8 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (16.67%) Time Management
8 3 (16.67%) ISEB
9 2 (11.11%) OOP
9 2 (11.11%) HP
9 2 (11.11%) Finance
9 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
9 2 (11.11%) Test Management
9 2 (11.11%) QA
10 1 (5.56%) WPF

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (5.56%) NUnit
4 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
4 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (44.44%) Front Office
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Automated Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) WPF
2 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (5.56%) WinForms
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Automated Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
7 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Time Management
9 2 (11.11%) OOP
9 2 (11.11%) Test Management
10 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (5.56%) Web Development
10 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
10 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
10 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
10 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) HP