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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 93 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.88% 1.42% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.93% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 18
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -12.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £38,950
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
1038 830 1141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 82.71% 73.45% 80.47%
Number of salaries quoted 906 715 953
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram 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 21 August 2014. 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 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
Crawley +17 8 £32,500 +3.17%
Gatwick - 3 £47,500 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) Software Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Project Management
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
4 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
5 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Front Office
6 5 (20.83%) JIRA
7 4 (16.67%) ISEB
7 4 (16.67%) Change Management
7 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) Aerospace
7 4 (16.67%) Military
7 4 (16.67%) Information Management
7 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Communications Security
7 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 3 (12.50%) Windows
8 3 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Change Control
8 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (8.33%) C#

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) WatiN
General
1 5 (20.83%) Front Office
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 4 (16.67%) Military
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Change Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Change Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Trainee
5 2 (8.33%) Web Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Junior
6 1 (4.17%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
1 2 (8.33%) XML
1 2 (8.33%) WinForms
1 2 (8.33%) WPF
2 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (4.17%) Open Source
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Software Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Project Management
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
3 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
4 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Information Management
5 4 (16.67%) Communications Security
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Change Control
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
1 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) ClickSoftware Technologies