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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 87 71 41
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -30
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 23 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.56% 2.14% 5.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 2.57% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 75
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
803 894 1281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 75.40% 83.24% 84.50%
Number of salaries quoted 710 803 1141
Average salary £40,000 £44,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.61% +11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £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
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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
Gatwick +1 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Haywards Heath - 1 £35,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (68.42%) Software Testing
4 11 (57.89%) Front Office
4 11 (57.89%) JIRA
4 11 (57.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Automated Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Waterfall
6 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
7 6 (31.58%) XML
7 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
8 5 (26.32%) C#
8 5 (26.32%) Selenium
8 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
9 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
10 3 (15.79%) Java
10 3 (15.79%) Windows
10 3 (15.79%) Project Management
10 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
10 3 (15.79%) Change Control
10 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
11 2 (10.53%) Web Services
11 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
11 2 (10.53%) OOP
11 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
11 2 (10.53%) Finance
11 2 (10.53%) Scrum
11 2 (10.53%) WinForms
11 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) JIRA
2 5 (26.32%) Selenium
3 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
4 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (5.26%) WatiN
5 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.26%) NUnit
General
1 11 (57.89%) Front Office
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Test Leader
3 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Automated Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) WinForms
2 2 (10.53%) WPF
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Software Testing
3 11 (57.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (47.37%) Automated Testing
4 9 (47.37%) Waterfall
5 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
6 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Project Management
8 3 (15.79%) Change Control
8 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
9 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Web Development
9 2 (10.53%) Scrum
9 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
9 2 (10.53%) OOP
9 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
10 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft