Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 108 125
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 38 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.84% 1.35% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.51% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 18
East Sussex median annual salary £50,000 £37,076 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.86% -8.46% +15.71%
10th Percentile £47,450 £29,750 £34,775
90th Percentile £55,000 £44,750 £57,425
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 East Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1910 1792 1861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 92.36% 89.64% 85.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1705 1586 1572
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in East Sussex

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in East Sussex

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in East Sussex over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in East Sussex

Test Scripting
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Brighton +2 38 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 34 (89.47%) Test Automation
2 29 (76.32%) Cucumber
2 29 (76.32%) Capybara
3 19 (50.00%) Selenium
4 16 (42.11%) SQL
5 15 (39.47%) JIRA
6 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (26.32%) Ruby
7 10 (26.32%) Python
7 10 (26.32%) QA
7 10 (26.32%) RESTful
7 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
7 10 (26.32%) BDD
7 10 (26.32%) Jenkins
8 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (18.42%) .NET
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (13.16%) Web Services
9 5 (13.16%) XML
9 5 (13.16%) VB.NET
9 5 (13.16%) HTML
9 5 (13.16%) Java
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
9 5 (13.16%) Software Architecture
9 5 (13.16%) Waterfall

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (13.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 29 (76.32%) Capybara
1 29 (76.32%) Cucumber
2 19 (50.00%) Selenium
3 15 (39.47%) JIRA
4 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
4 10 (26.32%) Jenkins
5 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 19 (50.00%) Tester
2 16 (42.11%) Analyst
2 16 (42.11%) Test Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) QA Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) QA Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) QA Test Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) QA Test Engineer
3 10 (26.32%) Test Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Salesforce Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) RESTful
2 7 (18.42%) .NET
3 5 (13.16%) HTML
3 5 (13.16%) Web Services
3 5 (13.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) W3C
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) Test Automation
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) BDD
4 5 (13.16%) Defect Management
4 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Software Architecture
4 5 (13.16%) Software Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
4 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
5 4 (10.53%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Analytics
6 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) Release Management
6 2 (5.26%) SDLC
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.63%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Test Planning
7 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) Python
2 10 (26.32%) Ruby
3 5 (13.16%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com