Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
London > Central London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 260 136 204
Rank change year-on-year -124 +68 +36
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 127 284 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.88% 2.20% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 2.46% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 95 267 195
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,100 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £69,750 £58,750 £65,000
London median annual salary £50,750 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.00% +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 13,072 11,522 15,434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 90.64% 89.40% 89.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11,491 10,468 13,549
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £34,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £90,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -101 94 £52,500 -4.55% 25
Camden +8 7 £36,000 +14.29%
West End of London -3 3 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Southwark - 1 £29,500 -
Test Scripting
London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 75 (59.06%) Test Automation
2 63 (49.61%) SQL
2 63 (49.61%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (40.94%) QA
4 48 (37.80%) Regression Testing
5 46 (36.22%) Microsoft
6 41 (32.28%) SQL Server
6 41 (32.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 40 (31.50%) Finance
8 33 (25.98%) Selenium
9 31 (24.41%) C#
10 30 (23.62%) Java
10 30 (23.62%) .NET
11 28 (22.05%) JIRA
12 27 (21.26%) HTML
13 24 (18.90%) SDLC
14 22 (17.32%) System Integration Testing
14 22 (17.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 22 (17.32%) Web Services
15 21 (16.54%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (16.54%) ETL
15 21 (16.54%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (16.54%) ISEB
16 20 (15.75%) T-SQL
16 20 (15.75%) ISTQB
17 19 (14.96%) ASP.NET
17 19 (14.96%) Defect Management
18 18 (14.17%) Test Planning
18 18 (14.17%) JavaScript
18 18 (14.17%) Team Foundation Server

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 5 (3.94%) CMS
1 5 (3.94%) EPiServer
1 5 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.57%) Confluence
3 1 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.79%) SAS
3 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (8.66%) SAP SD
2 5 (3.94%) SAP MM
3 4 (3.15%) SAP SCM
4 3 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (2.36%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.57%) GitHub
4 1 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) Internet
2 4 (3.15%) ATM
3 2 (1.57%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.79%) HTTP
4 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (32.28%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (16.54%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (13.39%) QlikView
4 17 (13.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (13.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.30%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.57%) Big Data
7 2 (1.57%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.57%) MySQL
7 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.57%) Redis
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.79%) Power BI
8 1 (0.79%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (25.98%) Selenium
2 28 (22.05%) JIRA
3 18 (14.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (12.60%) Cucumber
5 15 (11.81%) WebDriver
6 14 (11.02%) Jenkins
7 10 (7.87%) Visual Studio
8 9 (7.09%) Gatling
9 7 (5.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (3.94%) SoapUI
10 5 (3.94%) SpecFlow
11 4 (3.15%) JMeter
12 3 (2.36%) FitNesse
12 3 (2.36%) Git (software)
12 3 (2.36%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.57%) Maven
13 2 (1.57%) NUnit
13 2 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (1.57%) Protractor
14 1 (0.79%) HP UFT
General
1 40 (31.50%) Finance
2 8 (6.30%) Banking
3 7 (5.51%) Retail
4 4 (3.15%) Legal
4 4 (3.15%) Marketing
5 3 (2.36%) Advertising
5 3 (2.36%) Back Office
5 3 (2.36%) Law
6 2 (1.57%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) International Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (30.71%) Analyst
2 26 (20.47%) Test Leader
3 19 (14.96%) Developer
4 18 (14.17%) Test Analyst
4 18 (14.17%) Tester
5 17 (13.39%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 13 (10.24%) Test Engineer
7 12 (9.45%) Business Analyst
8 10 (7.87%) .NET Developer
8 10 (7.87%) Lead .NET Developer
8 10 (7.87%) Lead Developer
8 10 (7.87%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (7.87%) Senior Developer
9 9 (7.09%) QA Analyst
10 8 (6.30%) Consultant
11 7 (5.51%) SAP Consultant
11 7 (5.51%) SAP MM Consultant
11 7 (5.51%) Test Automation Engineer
12 6 (4.72%) SAP Analyst
12 6 (4.72%) SAP MM Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.62%) .NET
2 27 (21.26%) HTML
3 22 (17.32%) Web Services
4 19 (14.96%) ASP.NET
5 17 (13.39%) CSS
6 16 (12.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (11.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 14 (11.02%) XML
9 12 (9.45%) jQuery
10 10 (7.87%) WCF
10 10 (7.87%) WinForms
10 10 (7.87%) WPF
11 7 (5.51%) JSON
12 6 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 5 (3.94%) .NET Framework
13 5 (3.94%) CSS3
13 5 (3.94%) Entity Framework
13 5 (3.94%) HTML5
13 5 (3.94%) RESTful
13 5 (3.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) Mobile App
2 10 (7.87%) Fintech
3 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.30%) User Experience
4 4 (3.15%) EFT
5 3 (2.36%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.79%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.79%) NHS
7 1 (0.79%) Online Games
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.66%) Windows
2 9 (7.09%) Linux
3 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.79%) Android
4 1 (0.79%) Unix
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (59.06%) Test Automation
2 63 (49.61%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (37.80%) Regression Testing
4 41 (32.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (18.90%) SDLC
6 22 (17.32%) System Integration Testing
7 21 (16.54%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (16.54%) ETL
8 19 (14.96%) Defect Management
9 18 (14.17%) Test Planning
10 17 (13.39%) MVC
10 17 (13.39%) Software Delivery
10 17 (13.39%) Test Strategy
11 14 (11.02%) Scrum
11 14 (11.02%) Software Testing
12 13 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (9.45%) Data Conversion
14 11 (8.66%) Business Process Analysis
14 11 (8.66%) Integration Testing
14 11 (8.66%) OO
Programming Languages
1 63 (49.61%) SQL
2 31 (24.41%) C#
3 30 (23.62%) Java
4 20 (15.75%) T-SQL
5 18 (14.17%) JavaScript
6 11 (8.66%) Python
7 8 (6.30%) Ruby
8 7 (5.51%) C
9 5 (3.94%) PHP
9 5 (3.94%) Scala
9 5 (3.94%) XPath
10 3 (2.36%) Groovy
11 2 (1.57%) C++
11 2 (1.57%) Clojure
11 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.79%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.79%) ES6
12 1 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (16.54%) ISEB
2 20 (15.75%) ISTQB
3 16 (12.60%) Degree
4 7 (5.51%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.57%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (40.94%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Basel II
2 1 (0.79%) Basel III
2 1 (0.79%) GDPR
2 1 (0.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 46 (36.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.24%) SAP
3 4 (3.15%) Oracle
4 2 (1.57%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe
5 1 (0.79%) Cognos
5 1 (0.79%) F5
5 1 (0.79%) Google
5 1 (0.79%) hybris
5 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.79%) Tableau
5 1 (0.79%) Twitter