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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 179 189
Rank change year-on-year +34 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 82 77 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.60% 1.21% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.33% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 62 70 110
Median salary £55,000 £48,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.98% +13.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £37,125 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,475 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +7.63% -1.36%  

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 4579 5771 9076
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 89.10% 90.58% 89.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17094 23089 29776
Median salary £62,500 £60,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.30% +5.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £87,500
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

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 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 City of London region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 113 (66.86%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (65.09%) Test Automation
3 80 (47.34%) Selenium
4 77 (45.56%) QA
5 74 (43.79%) SQL
6 70 (41.42%) Finance
7 46 (27.22%) Scrum
7 46 (27.22%) ISEB
7 46 (27.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 45 (26.63%) Microsoft
9 42 (24.85%) BDD
10 41 (24.26%) Test Strategy
10 41 (24.26%) ISTQB
11 40 (23.67%) TDD
11 40 (23.67%) SQL Server
12 39 (23.08%) C#
13 36 (21.30%) Mobile App
14 34 (20.12%) SDLC
14 34 (20.12%) Java
15 33 (19.53%) WebDriver
16 32 (18.93%) .NET
17 31 (18.34%) Team Foundation Server
18 29 (17.16%) Process Improvement
19 28 (16.57%) HTML
20 27 (15.98%) Oracle
20 27 (15.98%) Business Intelligence
21 26 (15.38%) OO
22 25 (14.79%) Degree
23 23 (13.61%) Microsoft Excel
23 23 (13.61%) JavaScript

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 19 (11.24%) BizTalk Server
1 19 (11.24%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.51%) CMS
3 10 (5.92%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.59%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.59%) Confluence
4 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 23 (13.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.37%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.78%) HFM
3 3 (1.78%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle FAH
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.59%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.59%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.59%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.33%) SaaS
3 5 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.59%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.59%) Engine Yard
5 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.92%) Internet
1 10 (5.92%) Intranet
2 1 (0.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.59%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.59%) LAN
2 1 (0.59%) SAN
2 1 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.83%) Relational Database
3 18 (10.65%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (8.88%) Crystal Reports
6 14 (8.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (7.10%) Big Data
8 11 (6.51%) Power BI
9 10 (5.92%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (2.96%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (2.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (2.37%) QlikView
11 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.78%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.59%) MySQL
13 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.59%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 80 (47.34%) Selenium
2 33 (19.53%) WebDriver
3 31 (18.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (11.24%) HP UFT
5 17 (10.06%) LoadRunner
6 15 (8.88%) Cucumber
7 14 (8.28%) Jenkins
8 13 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (7.69%) JIRA
8 13 (7.69%) SpecFlow
9 12 (7.10%) Visual Studio
10 11 (6.51%) Gatling
11 6 (3.55%) Subversion
12 5 (2.96%) Git (software)
13 3 (1.78%) JUnit
13 3 (1.78%) TestNG
14 2 (1.18%) JMeter
15 1 (0.59%) FitNesse
15 1 (0.59%) Moq
15 1 (0.59%) WATIR
General
1 70 (41.42%) Finance
2 19 (11.24%) Banking
3 17 (10.06%) Retail
4 14 (8.28%) Law
4 14 (8.28%) Legal
5 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.59%) Billing
7 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (34.91%) Analyst
2 51 (30.18%) Test Leader
3 43 (25.44%) Test Analyst
4 29 (17.16%) QA Leader
5 24 (14.20%) Developer
6 22 (13.02%) QA Engineer
7 19 (11.24%) Tester
8 17 (10.06%) QA Analyst
9 11 (6.51%) Test Engineer
10 10 (5.92%) .NET Developer
10 10 (5.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (5.92%) C# Developer
10 10 (5.92%) Consultant
10 10 (5.92%) Financial Analyst
10 10 (5.92%) Test Automation Engineer
11 9 (5.33%) Automation Test Analyst
11 9 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Lead
11 9 (5.33%) Graduate
11 9 (5.33%) QA Consultant
11 9 (5.33%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.93%) .NET
2 28 (16.57%) HTML
3 17 (10.06%) HTML5
4 15 (8.88%) CSS
4 15 (8.88%) Web Services
4 15 (8.88%) XML
5 13 (7.69%) CSS3
6 11 (6.51%) XSLT
7 10 (5.92%) .NET Framework
7 10 (5.92%) ASP.NET
7 10 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 10 (5.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 10 (5.92%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.78%) Guice
8 3 (1.78%) JAX-RS
8 3 (1.78%) JAX-WS
8 3 (1.78%) JRuby
8 3 (1.78%) React
8 3 (1.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.30%) Mobile App
2 15 (8.88%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.88%) User Experience
3 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.14%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.78%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.59%) Equities
6 1 (0.59%) FMCG
6 1 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.59%) iPad
6 1 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.06%) Windows
2 10 (5.92%) Linux
3 4 (2.37%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.18%) Unix
5 1 (0.59%) Android
5 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (66.86%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (65.09%) Test Automation
3 46 (27.22%) Scrum
3 46 (27.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 42 (24.85%) BDD
5 41 (24.26%) Test Strategy
6 40 (23.67%) TDD
7 34 (20.12%) SDLC
8 29 (17.16%) Process Improvement
9 27 (15.98%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (15.38%) OO
11 23 (13.61%) Test Management
12 22 (13.02%) Regression Testing
13 20 (11.83%) Software Engineering
14 19 (11.24%) Configuration Management
14 19 (11.24%) Non-Functional Testing
15 18 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (10.65%) Integration Testing
16 16 (9.47%) System Testing
17 15 (8.88%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 74 (43.79%) SQL
2 39 (23.08%) C#
3 34 (20.12%) Java
4 23 (13.61%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.10%) Ruby
6 11 (6.51%) Python
7 10 (5.92%) XPath
8 9 (5.33%) C
9 8 (4.73%) Groovy
10 4 (2.37%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.78%) Clojure
11 3 (1.78%) Jython
11 3 (1.78%) Kotlin
11 3 (1.78%) Scala
12 1 (0.59%) C++
12 1 (0.59%) PHP
12 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (27.22%) ISEB
2 41 (24.26%) ISTQB
3 25 (14.79%) Degree
4 10 (5.92%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.78%) ACCA
7 2 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.18%) HND
8 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.59%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (45.56%) QA
2 4 (2.37%) SLA
3 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.37%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 45 (26.63%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.98%) Oracle
3 14 (8.28%) SAP
4 9 (5.33%) Tableau
5 6 (3.55%) Hyperion
6 3 (1.78%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.78%) HP
7 2 (1.18%) Citrix
7 2 (1.18%) Murex
7 2 (1.18%) Siebel
7 2 (1.18%) Sun
8 1 (0.59%) Adobe
8 1 (0.59%) Ariba
8 1 (0.59%) Cisco
8 1 (0.59%) Clearswift
8 1 (0.59%) Northgate
8 1 (0.59%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.59%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.59%) VMware
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000- £94,000 plus an incredible package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £34,000- £50,000 plus an incredible package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Runpath
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000- £92,000 plus an incredible package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000- £94,000 plus an incredible package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
City, London
Hotels.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago