Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 167 208
Rank change year-on-year -52 +41 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 108 208 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.06% 1.78% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.99% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 85 190 189
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,700 £38,625 £33,100
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,100 £67,500
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9215 10470 15479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.11% 89.42% 89.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8316 9537 13409
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,150 £33,700
90th Percentile £94,000 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in the City of London

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in the City of London

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 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 City of London region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 72 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 63 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (52.78%) QA
4 48 (44.44%) SQL
5 41 (37.96%) Regression Testing
6 40 (37.04%) Selenium
6 40 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 37 (34.26%) Finance
8 29 (26.85%) Java
9 26 (24.07%) Microsoft
10 25 (23.15%) SQL Server
11 23 (21.30%) C#
12 22 (20.37%) .NET
12 22 (20.37%) ISTQB
12 22 (20.37%) Test Strategy
12 22 (20.37%) SDLC
13 20 (18.52%) Scrum
14 19 (17.59%) ISEB
14 19 (17.59%) JIRA
15 18 (16.67%) TDD
15 18 (16.67%) BDD
16 17 (15.74%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
17 16 (14.81%) Degree
17 16 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
18 15 (13.89%) Defect Management
18 15 (13.89%) Integration Testing
19 14 (12.96%) WebDriver
19 14 (12.96%) Windows
19 14 (12.96%) Cucumber

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Confluence
2 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
2 1 (0.93%) SAS
2 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (8.33%) SAP SD
2 4 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.70%) HFM
2 4 (3.70%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 4 (3.70%) SAP SCM
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle FAH
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 3 (2.78%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.85%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.93%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.63%) SaaS
3 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.85%) GitHub
5 1 (0.93%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.93%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.15%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.74%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.33%) QlikView
4 9 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (6.48%) Big Data
6 5 (4.63%) Power BI
7 3 (2.78%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.93%) Essbase
9 1 (0.93%) MySQL
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (37.04%) Selenium
2 19 (17.59%) JIRA
3 14 (12.96%) Cucumber
3 14 (12.96%) WebDriver
4 12 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 11 (10.19%) Gatling
6 10 (9.26%) SpecFlow
7 9 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (5.56%) FitNesse
9 6 (5.56%) Visual Studio
10 4 (3.70%) JMeter
10 4 (3.70%) Subversion
11 2 (1.85%) HP UFT
11 2 (1.85%) Hudson
11 2 (1.85%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.85%) NUnit
11 2 (1.85%) Protractor
11 2 (1.85%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (1.85%) SoapUI
General
1 37 (34.26%) Finance
2 12 (11.11%) Banking
3 10 (9.26%) Retail
4 5 (4.63%) Back Office
5 3 (2.78%) Legal
6 2 (1.85%) Law
6 2 (1.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Billing
7 1 (0.93%) Games
7 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (38.89%) Analyst
2 25 (23.15%) Test Leader
3 21 (19.44%) Test Analyst
4 15 (13.89%) QA Analyst
5 14 (12.96%) Tester
6 13 (12.04%) Consultant
6 13 (12.04%) Test Engineer
7 11 (10.19%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 11 (10.19%) QA Leader
8 10 (9.26%) QA Engineer
8 10 (9.26%) Test Automation Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Business Analyst
10 8 (7.41%) Financial Analyst
11 7 (6.48%) Automation Test Lead
11 7 (6.48%) QA Consultant
12 6 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
12 6 (5.56%) Automation Tester
12 6 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
12 6 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
12 6 (5.56%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.37%) .NET
2 11 (10.19%) HTML
3 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.56%) Web Services
5 4 (3.70%) CSS
5 4 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (3.70%) SOAP
5 4 (3.70%) XML
6 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (2.78%) JSON
6 3 (2.78%) RESTful
7 2 (1.85%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.93%) Ajax
8 1 (0.93%) GWT
8 1 (0.93%) HTML5
8 1 (0.93%) Spring
8 1 (0.93%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.56%) Fintech
3 5 (4.63%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.85%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
6 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.93%) Online Games
6 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.96%) Windows
2 9 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (1.85%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 63 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (37.96%) Regression Testing
4 40 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (20.37%) SDLC
5 22 (20.37%) Test Strategy
6 20 (18.52%) Scrum
7 18 (16.67%) BDD
7 18 (16.67%) TDD
8 16 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
9 15 (13.89%) Defect Management
9 15 (13.89%) Integration Testing
10 13 (12.04%) Test Planning
11 12 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (11.11%) Data Conversion
11 12 (11.11%) ETL
11 12 (11.11%) Manual Testing
11 12 (11.11%) Process Improvement
12 11 (10.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 48 (44.44%) SQL
2 29 (26.85%) Java
3 23 (21.30%) C#
4 11 (10.19%) Ruby
4 11 (10.19%) T-SQL
5 10 (9.26%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.26%) Python
6 8 (7.41%) C
7 5 (4.63%) Groovy
7 5 (4.63%) Scala
8 2 (1.85%) Clojure
8 2 (1.85%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.93%) R
9 1 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (20.37%) ISTQB
2 19 (17.59%) ISEB
3 16 (14.81%) Degree
4 8 (7.41%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.70%) ACCA
6 3 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.85%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (52.78%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.04%) SAP
3 12 (11.11%) Oracle
4 7 (6.48%) Hyperion
5 5 (4.63%) Tableau
6 2 (1.85%) Murex
7 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.93%) F5
7 1 (0.93%) Google
7 1 (0.93%) HP
7 1 (0.93%) hybris
7 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.93%) TOWER Software