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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
London / City of London
Rank 139 135 202
Rank change year-on-year -4 +67  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 86 149 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.69% 2.10% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 2.33% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 80 127 88
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4585 6399 8963
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 90.33% 90.32% 87.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4186 5697 7549
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in the City of London

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 143 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (52.40%) Finance
3 106 (50.96%) QA
4 96 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 96 (46.15%) SDLC
5 92 (44.23%) SQL Server
6 79 (37.98%) JavaScript
7 74 (35.58%) .NET
8 73 (35.10%) C#
8 73 (35.10%) HTML
9 69 (33.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 68 (32.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 67 (32.21%) CSS
11 67 (32.21%) Web Services
11 67 (32.21%) ITIL
12 66 (31.73%) XML
13 65 (31.25%) OO
13 65 (31.25%) Change Management
14 64 (30.77%) Configuration Management
14 64 (30.77%) Intranet
14 64 (30.77%) HTML5
14 64 (30.77%) CSS3
14 64 (30.77%) User Experience
15 63 (30.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 63 (30.29%) Internet
15 63 (30.29%) MVC
15 63 (30.29%) ASP.NET
15 63 (30.29%) Content Management
15 63 (30.29%) CMS
16 62 (29.81%) XSLT

Test Scripting
Top Related 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 63 (30.29%) CMS
2 61 (29.33%) EPiServer
3 15 (7.21%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.29%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.48%) Confluence
5 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.21%) MS Office
3 6 (2.88%) MS Project
4 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.96%) HFM
2 2 (0.96%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (0.48%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.92%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) GitHub
3 1 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 64 (30.77%) Intranet
2 63 (30.29%) Internet
3 5 (2.40%) LAN
3 5 (2.40%) SAN
3 5 (2.40%) WAN
4 2 (0.96%) LDAP
5 1 (0.48%) HTTP
5 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (44.23%) SQL Server
2 69 (33.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 61 (29.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 18 (8.65%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (8.17%) MySQL
6 16 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 12 (5.77%) Big Data
8 10 (4.81%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (4.81%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (3.85%) Power BI
9 8 (3.85%) QlikView
9 8 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 3 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.96%) Cognos Report Studio
11 2 (0.96%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.96%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 68 (32.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 61 (29.33%) Visual Studio
3 34 (16.35%) Selenium
4 18 (8.65%) LoadRunner
5 17 (8.17%) HP UFT
6 16 (7.69%) JIRA
7 13 (6.25%) WebDriver
8 7 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (3.37%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.40%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.92%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.92%) Gatling
10 4 (1.92%) Subversion
11 3 (1.44%) JUnit
11 3 (1.44%) TestNG
12 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.96%) JMeter
12 2 (0.96%) Toad
13 1 (0.48%) Mockito
13 1 (0.48%) Moq
General
1 109 (52.40%) Finance
2 17 (8.17%) Legal
3 16 (7.69%) Banking
3 16 (7.69%) Law
4 8 (3.85%) Retail
5 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) Publishing
7 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (37.02%) Developer
2 63 (30.29%) .NET Developer
3 54 (25.96%) C# .NET Developer
3 54 (25.96%) C# Developer
4 45 (21.63%) Analyst
5 44 (21.15%) Test Leader
6 42 (20.19%) ASP.NET Developer
6 42 (20.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (10.58%) Senior Developer
7 22 (10.58%) Test Analyst
8 21 (10.10%) Lead .NET Developer
8 21 (10.10%) Lead Developer
8 21 (10.10%) Senior .NET Developer
9 17 (8.17%) Tester
10 14 (6.73%) Business Analyst
11 12 (5.77%) .NET Web Developer
11 12 (5.77%) C# Web Developer
11 12 (5.77%) Lead C# Developer
11 12 (5.77%) Senior C# Developer
11 12 (5.77%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (35.58%) .NET
2 73 (35.10%) HTML
3 67 (32.21%) CSS
3 67 (32.21%) Web Services
4 66 (31.73%) XML
5 64 (30.77%) CSS3
5 64 (30.77%) HTML5
6 63 (30.29%) ASP.NET
6 63 (30.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 62 (29.81%) XSLT
8 61 (29.33%) .NET Framework
8 61 (29.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 61 (29.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 61 (29.33%) Entity Framework
9 17 (8.17%) Ext JS
10 9 (4.33%) Symfony
11 8 (3.85%) Catalyst
11 8 (3.85%) CGI
11 8 (3.85%) mod_perl
12 5 (2.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 64 (30.77%) User Experience
2 15 (7.21%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.77%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.40%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.92%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.44%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.96%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.96%) NHS
9 1 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.48%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.48%) Equities
9 1 (0.48%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.73%) Windows
2 5 (2.40%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.92%) Linux
3 4 (1.92%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.44%) Android
4 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.48%) Unix
5 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (46.15%) SDLC
3 67 (32.21%) ITIL
4 65 (31.25%) Change Management
4 65 (31.25%) OO
5 64 (30.77%) Configuration Management
6 63 (30.29%) Content Management
6 63 (30.29%) MVC
7 61 (29.33%) Dependency Injection
7 61 (29.33%) OOD
7 61 (29.33%) Release Management
7 61 (29.33%) UML
7 61 (29.33%) UX Design
7 61 (29.33%) Web Accessibility
7 61 (29.33%) Web Development
8 46 (22.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 37 (17.79%) Scrum
10 32 (15.38%) Test Strategy
11 29 (13.94%) Test Management
12 28 (13.46%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 79 (37.98%) JavaScript
2 73 (35.10%) C#
3 61 (29.33%) XPath
4 59 (28.37%) SQL
5 17 (8.17%) PHP
6 16 (7.69%) Java
6 16 (7.69%) Perl
7 8 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.88%) Python
9 4 (1.92%) Ruby
10 3 (1.44%) C
10 3 (1.44%) Clojure
10 3 (1.44%) Groovy
10 3 (1.44%) Jython
10 3 (1.44%) Kotlin
10 3 (1.44%) Scala
11 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (17.31%) ISEB
2 25 (12.02%) ISTQB
3 16 (7.69%) Degree
4 4 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.92%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.96%) CISM
5 2 (0.96%) CISSP
5 2 (0.96%) GIAC
5 2 (0.96%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.48%) ACCA
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.48%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (50.96%) QA
2 4 (1.92%) Basel II
3 2 (0.96%) SDET
4 1 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (7.69%) Docker
2 7 (3.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.48%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 96 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.62%) Oracle
3 15 (7.21%) SAP
4 10 (4.81%) Citrix
5 6 (2.88%) Cognos
5 6 (2.88%) Tableau
6 5 (2.40%) Cisco
6 5 (2.40%) VMware
7 4 (1.92%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.92%) HP
7 4 (1.92%) Reuters
7 4 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.96%) Alias
8 2 (0.96%) Clearswift
8 2 (0.96%) CyberArk
8 2 (0.96%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.96%) IBM
8 2 (0.96%) Siebel
8 2 (0.96%) Sun
8 2 (0.96%) Vermilion
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
The Collinson Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago