Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 86 74
Rank change year-on-year -11 -12 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.61% 1.74% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 2.02% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 11
Basingstoke median annual salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% -4.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £48,950 £55,000 £43,250
Hampshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -9.09% +10.00%

Test Scripting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 959 890 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 84.20% 85.99% 89.63%
Number of salaries quoted 867 801 594
Basingstoke median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +8.43%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £26,573
90th Percentile £68,850 £62,500 £62,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,543 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.30% -2.25% +2.41%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Basingstoke

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Basingstoke

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) 802.1X
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) PKI
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Business Development
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
3 2 (28.57%) GitHub
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) API Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Matrix Management

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) JMeter
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
1 2 (28.57%) QA Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) 802.1X
2 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) MFC
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Cryptography
3 2 (28.57%) API Testing
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Business Development
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Matrix Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu
2 1 (14.29%) HP