Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
London > Central London
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 194 201
Rank change year-on-year -46 +7 +51
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 170 201 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.18% 1.61% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.79% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 123 176 236
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £68,750 £71,250
London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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 Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,272 11,259 15,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 92.26% 90.25% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 11,689 10,128 13,791
Central London median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Central London

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Central London

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Central London over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Central London

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Central London region over the 6 months to 25 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -71 111 £52,500 -4.55% 17
West End of London +2 13 £24,000 -40.00% 7
Southwark -10 13 £29,500 +3.51%
Camden +4 5 £52,500 -26.32%
Test Scripting
London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 114 (67.06%) Test Automation
2 70 (41.18%) QA
3 67 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (38.24%) SQL
5 57 (33.53%) Selenium
6 54 (31.76%) Finance
7 49 (28.82%) Test Strategy
8 41 (24.12%) SDLC
9 36 (21.18%) JIRA
10 33 (19.41%) Java
11 32 (18.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 29 (17.06%) Microsoft
13 28 (16.47%) Cucumber
13 28 (16.47%) Mobile App
14 27 (15.88%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (15.88%) Banking
15 26 (15.29%) Windows
15 26 (15.29%) Regression Testing
16 25 (14.71%) Degree
16 25 (14.71%) WebDriver
17 24 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
18 23 (13.53%) Scrum
19 22 (12.94%) Project Management
19 22 (12.94%) HP Quality Center
19 22 (12.94%) ISTQB
19 22 (12.94%) Scenario Testing
19 22 (12.94%) BDD
20 21 (12.35%) Fintech
20 21 (12.35%) SQL Server
21 20 (11.76%) Linux

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 7 (4.12%) Confluence
2 2 (1.18%) CMS
2 2 (1.18%) EPiServer
2 2 (1.18%) IIS
2 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.59%) CICS
3 1 (0.59%) GeoServer
3 1 (0.59%) SAS
3 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.59%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.18%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.59%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.71%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.35%) GitHub
4 2 (1.18%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.59%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) DAB
1 2 (1.18%) Firewall
1 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.41%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (8.82%) MySQL
4 14 (8.24%) Blockchain
4 14 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (8.24%) NoSQL
4 14 (8.24%) Redis
5 8 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.94%) QlikView
8 4 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.76%) Big Data
9 3 (1.76%) Power BI
10 2 (1.18%) PowerPivot
10 2 (1.18%) SAP BW
10 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.59%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 57 (33.53%) Selenium
2 36 (21.18%) JIRA
3 28 (16.47%) Cucumber
4 25 (14.71%) WebDriver
5 19 (11.18%) Git (software)
6 15 (8.82%) Visual Studio
7 14 (8.24%) HP UFT
8 12 (7.06%) Robot Framework
8 12 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (5.88%) JMeter
10 9 (5.29%) SpecFlow
11 8 (4.71%) Jenkins
11 8 (4.71%) Mocha
11 8 (4.71%) SonarQube
12 7 (4.12%) Eclipse
12 7 (4.12%) Gatling
13 6 (3.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (2.35%) SoapUI
15 2 (1.18%) Gitweb
15 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (31.76%) Finance
2 27 (15.88%) Banking
3 14 (8.24%) Law
4 12 (7.06%) Front Office
5 9 (5.29%) Legal
6 7 (4.12%) Retail
7 6 (3.53%) Advertising
8 3 (1.76%) Back Office
8 3 (1.76%) Billing
8 3 (1.76%) Marketing
8 3 (1.76%) Publishing
9 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.18%) Games
9 2 (1.18%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (27.65%) Analyst
2 44 (25.88%) Tester
3 22 (12.94%) Test Engineer
4 21 (12.35%) Test Analyst
5 18 (10.59%) Test Automation Engineer
6 16 (9.41%) Senior Tester
7 15 (8.82%) Test Manager
8 14 (8.24%) Developer
8 14 (8.24%) QA Engineer
9 12 (7.06%) Business Analyst
9 12 (7.06%) QA Analyst
10 11 (6.47%) Automation Tester
10 11 (6.47%) QA Tester
11 10 (5.88%) Graduate
12 9 (5.29%) Electronic Trading Tester
12 9 (5.29%) Senior QA Tester
13 8 (4.71%) Graduate Test Analyst
13 8 (4.71%) Software Analyst
13 8 (4.71%) Software Test Analyst
13 8 (4.71%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.82%) Node.js
2 14 (8.24%) .NET
2 14 (8.24%) Smart Contracts
3 12 (7.06%) HTML
4 11 (6.47%) XML
5 8 (4.71%) AngularJS
5 8 (4.71%) Chai
5 8 (4.71%) Enzyme
5 8 (4.71%) Jest
6 7 (4.12%) React
6 7 (4.12%) React Native
7 6 (3.53%) CSS
7 6 (3.53%) Ember.js
7 6 (3.53%) jQuery
7 6 (3.53%) JSON
7 6 (3.53%) Redux
7 6 (3.53%) Web Services
8 4 (2.35%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.35%) HTML5
8 4 (2.35%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.47%) Mobile App
2 27 (15.88%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (12.35%) Fintech
4 16 (9.41%) User Experience
5 15 (8.82%) Fixed Income
6 6 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.94%) Reinsurance
8 4 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.76%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.59%) BYOD
10 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.59%) Derivative
10 1 (0.59%) Equities
10 1 (0.59%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.59%) Replication
10 1 (0.59%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.29%) Windows
2 20 (11.76%) Linux
3 17 (10.00%) Android
3 17 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.53%) Unix
5 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (67.06%) Test Automation
2 67 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (28.82%) Test Strategy
4 41 (24.12%) SDLC
5 32 (18.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (15.29%) Regression Testing
7 24 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (13.53%) Scrum
9 22 (12.94%) BDD
9 22 (12.94%) Project Management
9 22 (12.94%) Scenario Testing
10 20 (11.76%) Defect Management
10 20 (11.76%) Software Testing
11 19 (11.18%) Test Planning
12 18 (10.59%) Analytics
12 18 (10.59%) Functional Testing
13 17 (10.00%) Software Delivery
14 15 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (8.24%) Front End Development
16 13 (7.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (38.24%) SQL
2 33 (19.41%) Java
3 18 (10.59%) C#
4 15 (8.82%) Ruby
5 14 (8.24%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.71%) ES6
7 7 (4.12%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.53%) PHP
9 4 (2.35%) C
9 4 (2.35%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.76%) C++
10 3 (1.76%) Python
10 3 (1.76%) XPath
11 2 (1.18%) ABAP
12 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.59%) Clojure
12 1 (0.59%) Groovy
12 1 (0.59%) PL/1
12 1 (0.59%) REXX
12 1 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (14.71%) Degree
2 22 (12.94%) ISTQB
3 15 (8.82%) ISEB
4 9 (5.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.76%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.18%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.59%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (41.18%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) GDPR
2 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.59%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (5.88%) Docker
2 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.59%) ACF2
3 1 (0.59%) RACF
Systems Management
1 22 (12.94%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (5.29%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 29 (17.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.06%) HP
3 11 (6.47%) SAP
4 10 (5.88%) Google
5 5 (2.94%) Oracle
5 5 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.18%) Facebook
6 2 (1.18%) Sun
6 2 (1.18%) Tableau
7 1 (0.59%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.59%) Citrix
7 1 (0.59%) ESRI
7 1 (0.59%) hybris
7 1 (0.59%) IBM
7 1 (0.59%) iManage
7 1 (0.59%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.59%) Xamarin