Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Scenario Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scenario Testing over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scenario Testing
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 489 504 562
Rank change year-on-year +15 +58 -38
Permanent jobs citing Scenario Testing 928 853 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.51% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.57% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 694 688 705
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,650 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.37% +0.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,075 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £64,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,650 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.37% +2.77% +3.75%

Scenario Testing 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 146,488 149,729 171,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.82% 89.53% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 119,008 124,712 144,032
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Scenario Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Scenario Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Scenario Testing in England

Scenario Testing
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scenario Testing in England.

Salary trend for Scenario Testing in England

Scenario Testing
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scenario Testing in England over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Scenario Testing in England

Scenario Testing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scenario Testing within the England region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. 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
London +31 429 £57,500 +15.00% 45
South East -13 153 £45,000 +3.45% 20
North of England +20 127 £40,000 +6.67% 26
Midlands +40 101 £40,000 +6.67% 8
North West +35 84 £38,500 +2.67% 18
South West +17 73 £42,500 +13.33% 4
East Midlands +17 69 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Yorkshire +33 40 £40,000 +1.27% 7
East of England -8 37 £50,000 +33.33% 7
West Midlands +10 32 £32,500 -7.14% 3
North East -23 3 £38,500 +35.09% 1
Scenario Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT jobs citing Scenario Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Scenario Testing.

1 506 (54.53%) Test Automation
2 476 (51.29%) Agile Software Development
3 364 (39.22%) Finance
4 353 (38.04%) QA
5 275 (29.63%) Selenium
6 259 (27.91%) Test Scripting
7 250 (26.94%) Analytical Skills
8 227 (24.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 206 (22.20%) Java
10 202 (21.77%) SQL
11 190 (20.47%) Cucumber
12 173 (18.64%) JIRA
13 160 (17.24%) SDLC
14 149 (16.06%) Regression Testing
15 148 (15.95%) Manual Testing
16 141 (15.19%) ISEB
17 138 (14.87%) Test Strategy
18 132 (14.22%) Scrum
19 131 (14.12%) Software Testing
20 130 (14.01%) C#
21 129 (13.90%) Business Analysis
21 129 (13.90%) ISTQB
22 128 (13.79%) Banking
23 126 (13.58%) Functional Testing
24 125 (13.47%) Degree
25 121 (13.04%) BDD
26 117 (12.61%) TDD
27 101 (10.88%) HTML
28 99 (10.67%) JavaScript
28 99 (10.67%) Software Engineering

Scenario Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 20 (2.16%) Confluence
2 17 (1.83%) Apache Spark
3 12 (1.29%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.75%) IIS
5 6 (0.65%) SAS
6 4 (0.43%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.32%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.22%) OpenROAD
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.11%) CMS
9 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (2.37%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.22%) Mingle
6 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (1.51%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (0.97%) Markit EDM
4 8 (0.86%) SAP CO
4 8 (0.86%) SAP FI
4 8 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.65%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.43%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.32%) ResourceLink
7 3 (0.32%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle TCA
8 2 (0.22%) Primavera
8 2 (0.22%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.11%) FastStats
9 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.80%) SaaS
4 11 (1.19%) BrowserStack
4 11 (1.19%) GitHub
5 9 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.22%) Office 365
8 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.11%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.11%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.11%) PaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.11%) Slack
8 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.02%) HTTP
2 17 (1.83%) Internet
3 10 (1.08%) ATM
3 10 (1.08%) Intranet
4 8 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (0.86%) HTTPS
4 8 (0.86%) SMTP
4 8 (0.86%) VoIP
4 8 (0.86%) VSAT
5 5 (0.54%) Wireless
6 4 (0.43%) FTP
6 4 (0.43%) SAN
6 4 (0.43%) WAN
7 3 (0.32%) Junos
7 3 (0.32%) LAN
7 3 (0.32%) Skype
7 3 (0.32%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.22%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.77%) Big Data
2 35 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 20 (2.16%) Hadoop
4 18 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (1.94%) MySQL
4 18 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.19%) RDBMS
6 10 (1.08%) DB2
7 9 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (0.86%) Apache Accumulo
8 8 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.54%) HBase
10 5 (0.54%) SAP HANA
10 5 (0.54%) SQLPlus
11 4 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 275 (29.63%) Selenium
2 190 (20.47%) Cucumber
3 173 (18.64%) JIRA
4 97 (10.45%) SoapUI
5 79 (8.51%) Git (software)
6 74 (7.97%) Jenkins
7 70 (7.54%) WebDriver
8 55 (5.93%) JUnit
9 48 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 47 (5.06%) TestNG
11 46 (4.96%) HP UFT
12 43 (4.63%) JMeter
13 36 (3.88%) TeamCity
14 35 (3.77%) Zephyr
15 32 (3.45%) Visual Studio
16 29 (3.13%) NUnit
17 24 (2.59%) TestRail
18 19 (2.05%) Subversion
19 18 (1.94%) LoadRunner
19 18 (1.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 364 (39.22%) Finance
2 128 (13.79%) Banking
3 73 (7.87%) Investment Banking
4 53 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 45 (4.85%) Marketing
5 45 (4.85%) Retail
6 36 (3.88%) Back Office
7 27 (2.91%) Front Office
8 22 (2.37%) Publishing
9 21 (2.26%) Legal
9 21 (2.26%) Telecoms
10 20 (2.16%) Games
11 17 (1.83%) Manufacturing
12 12 (1.29%) Vietnamese Language
13 11 (1.19%) Electronics
13 11 (1.19%) Law
14 7 (0.75%) Billing
15 5 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.43%) Automotive
17 3 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 347 (37.39%) Analyst
2 219 (23.60%) Tester
3 188 (20.26%) Test Analyst
4 117 (12.61%) Business Analyst
5 108 (11.64%) Automation Tester
6 74 (7.97%) QA Engineer
7 67 (7.22%) Developer
8 63 (6.79%) Senior Analyst
9 56 (6.03%) Consultant
10 52 (5.60%) Senior Tester
10 52 (5.60%) Test Engineer
11 46 (4.96%) Software Tester
12 44 (4.74%) Test Leader
13 43 (4.63%) QA Analyst
14 38 (4.09%) Senior Automation Tester
15 37 (3.99%) Senior Test Analyst
16 34 (3.66%) QA Tester
17 28 (3.02%) Financial Analyst
18 26 (2.80%) Automation Test Analyst
18 26 (2.80%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (10.88%) HTML
2 96 (10.34%) .NET
2 96 (10.34%) Web Services
3 91 (9.81%) XML
4 82 (8.84%) SOAP
5 68 (7.33%) REST
6 65 (7.00%) Gherkin
7 64 (6.90%) CSS
8 54 (5.82%) JSON
9 33 (3.56%) jQuery
10 25 (2.69%) ASP.NET
11 18 (1.94%) XHTML
12 16 (1.72%) Node.js
13 14 (1.51%) Spring
14 12 (1.29%) XML Messaging
15 11 (1.19%) HTML5
16 9 (0.97%) ODBC
17 8 (0.86%) JSP
17 8 (0.86%) RESTful
17 8 (0.86%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 250 (26.94%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (5.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 43 (4.63%) Derivative
4 40 (4.31%) Computer Science
5 36 (3.88%) Fintech
6 30 (3.23%) User Experience
6 30 (3.23%) Virtual Team
7 27 (2.91%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 19 (2.05%) OTC Derivatives
9 13 (1.40%) Smart Meter
10 12 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
10 12 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (1.19%) Hedge funds
12 10 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (0.97%) DTCC
13 9 (0.97%) Equities
14 8 (0.86%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
15 7 (0.75%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 87 (9.38%) Windows
2 41 (4.42%) Unix
3 40 (4.31%) Linux
4 17 (1.83%) Android
5 15 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.54%) AIX
6 5 (0.54%) Solaris
7 3 (0.32%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.22%) VMS
8 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 506 (54.53%) Test Automation
2 476 (51.29%) Agile Software Development
3 259 (27.91%) Test Scripting
4 227 (24.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 160 (17.24%) SDLC
6 149 (16.06%) Regression Testing
7 148 (15.95%) Manual Testing
8 138 (14.87%) Test Strategy
9 132 (14.22%) Scrum
10 131 (14.12%) Software Testing
11 129 (13.90%) Business Analysis
12 126 (13.58%) Functional Testing
13 121 (13.04%) BDD
14 117 (12.61%) TDD
15 99 (10.67%) Software Engineering
16 96 (10.34%) Integration Testing
17 92 (9.91%) Project Management
18 88 (9.48%) Validation
19 86 (9.27%) Test Management
20 81 (8.73%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 206 (22.20%) Java
2 202 (21.77%) SQL
3 130 (14.01%) C#
4 99 (10.67%) JavaScript
5 57 (6.14%) Python
6 42 (4.53%) Ruby
7 27 (2.91%) C
8 25 (2.69%) PHP
9 18 (1.94%) PowerShell
10 17 (1.83%) C++
11 15 (1.62%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.29%) Perl
12 12 (1.29%) Scala
13 8 (0.86%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.75%) Apex Code
15 6 (0.65%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.43%) Go
16 4 (0.43%) VB
17 3 (0.32%) ABAP
17 3 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 141 (15.19%) ISEB
2 129 (13.90%) ISTQB
3 125 (13.47%) Degree
4 81 (8.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 42 (4.53%) Security Cleared
6 29 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 22 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (1.19%) CCNP
8 11 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
9 8 (0.86%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.75%) HND
11 5 (0.54%) CCNA
12 4 (0.43%) CCIE
12 4 (0.43%) CREST Certified
12 4 (0.43%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.43%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.32%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 353 (38.04%) QA
2 14 (1.51%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.97%) ISO 22301
4 8 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.43%) SLA
6 3 (0.32%) MiFID
7 2 (0.22%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.22%) GCP
7 2 (0.22%) GDPR
7 2 (0.22%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.11%) EMIR
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) PMO
8 1 (0.11%) SEPA
8 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (2.26%) Docker
2 3 (0.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 94 (10.13%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.51%) Kubernetes
3 12 (1.29%) Puppet
4 7 (0.75%) Ansible
5 3 (0.32%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 3 (0.32%) Nessus
5 3 (0.32%) Nmap
5 3 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.11%) Packer
6 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 97 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 58 (6.25%) Oracle
3 56 (6.03%) HP
4 47 (5.06%) SAP
5 19 (2.05%) Cisco
6 17 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (1.19%) Capita
8 10 (1.08%) CA Agile Central
9 9 (0.97%) Murex
9 9 (0.97%) Trayport
9 9 (0.97%) Xceptor
10 8 (0.86%) Sophos
11 6 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (0.65%) VMware
12 5 (0.54%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.54%) Workday
13 4 (0.43%) Citrix
13 4 (0.43%) Cognizant
13 4 (0.43%) Google
13 4 (0.43%) Tableau