Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 97 117
Rank change year-on-year +7 +20 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 39 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.14% 1.28% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 1.43% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 29 19 16
Brighton median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £48,300 £32,130 £34,125
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,250 £58,875
East Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £37,076 £40,500
% change year-on-year +34.86% -8.46% +15.71%

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 Brighton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Brighton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1679 1466 1542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 91.95% 89.66% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1492 1276 1279
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £64,875 £70,000 £62,500
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Brighton

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Brighton

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Brighton over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 35 (89.74%) Test Automation
2 30 (76.92%) Cucumber
2 30 (76.92%) Capybara
3 20 (51.28%) Selenium
4 16 (41.03%) SQL
5 15 (38.46%) JIRA
6 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (25.64%) Ruby
7 10 (25.64%) Python
7 10 (25.64%) QA
7 10 (25.64%) RESTful
7 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
7 10 (25.64%) BDD
7 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
8 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (17.95%) .NET
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (12.82%) Web Services
9 5 (12.82%) XML
9 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
9 5 (12.82%) HTML
9 5 (12.82%) Java
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
9 5 (12.82%) Software Architecture
9 5 (12.82%) Waterfall

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 30 (76.92%) Capybara
1 30 (76.92%) Cucumber
2 20 (51.28%) Selenium
3 15 (38.46%) JIRA
4 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
4 10 (25.64%) Jenkins
5 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Automation Tester
1 20 (51.28%) Tester
2 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 16 (41.03%) Test Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) QA Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) QA Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) QA Test Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) QA Test Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Salesforce Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Software Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) RESTful
2 7 (17.95%) .NET
3 5 (12.82%) HTML
3 5 (12.82%) Web Services
3 5 (12.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) W3C
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) Test Automation
2 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) BDD
4 5 (12.82%) Defect Management
4 5 (12.82%) Manual Testing
4 5 (12.82%) Software Architecture
4 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
4 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
4 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
5 4 (10.26%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Analytics
6 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.13%) Release Management
6 2 (5.13%) SDLC
6 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.13%) Web Development
7 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.56%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Test Planning
7 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) Python
2 10 (25.64%) Ruby
3 5 (12.82%) Java
3 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com