The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chatham 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Kent / Chatham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chatham 3.23% 21.05% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 23.08% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 2
Median salary £22,000 £31,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.03% -36.41%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +10.71% -4.10%  

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 Chatham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Chatham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 26 52 17
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chatham 83.87% 91.23% 65.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 17
Median salary £41,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Chatham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chatham 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 Chatham

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Chatham

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Chatham

For the 6 months to 22 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 Chatham region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 9 (100.00%) SDLC
1 9 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) HP UFT
3 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 6 (66.67%) ISEB
3 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 6 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Line Management
6 3 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (33.33%) VBScript
6 3 (33.33%) VB
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) System Testing
7 2 (22.22%) QA
7 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 1 (11.11%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chatham 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:

Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Test Analyst
3 5 (55.56%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (55.56%) QC Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Junior
6 1 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Junior Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) SDLC
1 9 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 6 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Line Management
6 3 (33.33%) System Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 1 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
8 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) HP