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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 58 57
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.86% 2.07% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 2.46% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Median salary £40,000 £46,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.51% +32.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -2.77%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 481 448 414
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 82.50% 84.37% 87.16%
Number of salaries quoted 414 380 352
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,500 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) Test Automation
3 16 (80.00%) Degree
4 13 (65.00%) Selenium
5 12 (60.00%) Trac
5 12 (60.00%) Relational Database
5 12 (60.00%) Issue Tracking
5 12 (60.00%) JIRA
5 12 (60.00%) Bugzilla
5 12 (60.00%) Java
5 12 (60.00%) MySQL
5 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (60.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (35.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) QA
8 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 5 (25.00%) TDD
9 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (10.00%) HP
10 2 (10.00%) Ariba
10 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (10.00%) SAP
11 1 (5.00%) C#
11 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
11 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) MySQL
1 12 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Selenium
2 12 (60.00%) Bugzilla
2 12 (60.00%) JIRA
2 12 (60.00%) Trac
3 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Selenium Tester
1 12 (60.00%) Software Tester
1 12 (60.00%) Tester
2 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Manager
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Test Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Developer in Test
4 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 12 (60.00%) Issue Tracking
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) BDD
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.00%) V-Model
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Ariba
1 2 (10.00%) HP
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft