Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scenario Testing
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 449 490 510
Rank change year-on-year +41 +20 +52
Permanent jobs citing Scenario Testing 884 935 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.57% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.62% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 751 714 705
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,800
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +10.98% +0.71%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £29,900
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +1.19%

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 128,203 151,406 151,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.74% 91.80% 91.32%
Number of salaries quoted 102,170 124,264 125,558
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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 +46 426 £52,500 -4.55% 42
North of England +62 170 £45,000 +12.50% 20
North West +74 140 £45,000 +20.00% 12
South East -2 105 £45,000 - 26
Midlands +42 98 £45,000 +12.50% 13
East Midlands +27 67 £45,000 -6.25% 4
East of England +77 58 £38,750 -22.50% 6
West Midlands +42 31 £39,114 +25.16% 9
Yorkshire +9 29 £41,250 +3.13% 6
South West -27 26 £45,000 +12.50% 11
North East +13 1 £25,000 -35.06% 2
Scenario Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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.

1 486 (54.98%) Test Automation
2 440 (49.77%) Agile Software Development
3 319 (36.09%) Finance
4 286 (32.35%) SQL
5 272 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 262 (29.64%) Java
7 254 (28.73%) QA
8 206 (23.30%) Selenium
9 201 (22.74%) C#
10 199 (22.51%) Windows
11 175 (19.80%) Software Testing
12 174 (19.68%) User Stories
13 173 (19.57%) JIRA
14 168 (19.00%) Cucumber
15 158 (17.87%) Microsoft
16 157 (17.76%) User Acceptance Testing
17 156 (17.65%) BDD
18 150 (16.97%) Scrum
19 143 (16.18%) TDD
20 141 (15.95%) SDLC
21 140 (15.84%) Linux
22 139 (15.72%) Degree
23 137 (15.50%) ISTQB
23 137 (15.50%) Test Strategy
24 136 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
25 122 (13.80%) Mentoring
26 118 (13.35%) Functional Testing
27 117 (13.24%) Jenkins
28 116 (13.12%) Web Development
28 116 (13.12%) Git (software)

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 59 (6.67%) IIS
2 35 (3.96%) Confluence
3 9 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (0.79%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.23%) SAS
6 1 (0.11%) CMS
6 1 (0.11%) JBoss
6 1 (0.11%) MediaWiki
6 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 105 (11.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 22 (2.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.58%) Mingle
5 6 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.02%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 6 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.45%) Magento
4 4 (0.45%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.45%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.34%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.34%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.23%) Endur
6 2 (0.23%) Global One
6 2 (0.23%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.19%) SaaS
2 33 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (1.02%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.45%) BlazeMeter
7 4 (0.45%) BrowserStack
7 4 (0.45%) G Suite
7 4 (0.45%) GitHub
8 3 (0.34%) PaaS
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.11%) IaaS
9 1 (0.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 99 (11.20%) Network Security
2 98 (11.09%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (1.24%) Firewall
4 6 (0.68%) HTTP
5 3 (0.34%) FTP
5 3 (0.34%) Internet
5 3 (0.34%) SAN
5 3 (0.34%) SMTP
5 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.23%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.23%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (0.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (2.71%) Relational Database
3 24 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (1.36%) Power BI
6 8 (0.90%) Hadoop
7 6 (0.68%) Apache Accumulo
7 6 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (0.57%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (0.45%) GIS
9 4 (0.45%) MS Access
9 4 (0.45%) MySQL
9 4 (0.45%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.45%) QlikView
9 4 (0.45%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 206 (23.30%) Selenium
2 173 (19.57%) JIRA
3 168 (19.00%) Cucumber
4 117 (13.24%) Jenkins
5 116 (13.12%) Git (software)
6 82 (9.28%) SpecFlow
7 60 (6.79%) TeamCity
8 58 (6.56%) JMeter
9 56 (6.33%) WebDriver
10 55 (6.22%) NUnit
11 42 (4.75%) Zephyr
12 41 (4.64%) SoapUI
13 37 (4.19%) JUnit
14 36 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (3.17%) TestRail
16 24 (2.71%) HP UFT
16 24 (2.71%) Subversion
17 19 (2.15%) LoadRunner
18 18 (2.04%) WATIR
18 18 (2.04%) Xcode
General
1 319 (36.09%) Finance
2 104 (11.76%) Legal
3 77 (8.71%) Banking
4 36 (4.07%) Games
5 35 (3.96%) Marketing
6 26 (2.94%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.38%) Retail
8 19 (2.15%) Publishing
9 16 (1.81%) Investment Banking
9 16 (1.81%) Retail Banking
10 13 (1.47%) Electronics
11 11 (1.24%) Telecoms
12 10 (1.13%) Advertising
13 7 (0.79%) Front Office
14 6 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.45%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.34%) Billing
16 3 (0.34%) Law
17 1 (0.11%) Back Office
17 1 (0.11%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 409 (46.27%) Analyst
2 164 (18.55%) Test Analyst
3 135 (15.27%) Test Engineer
4 128 (14.48%) Senior Analyst
4 128 (14.48%) Tester
5 111 (12.56%) IT Analyst
6 98 (11.09%) IT Security Analyst
6 98 (11.09%) Security Analyst
6 98 (11.09%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 98 (11.09%) Senior Security Analyst
7 92 (10.41%) Business Analyst
8 82 (9.28%) Developer
9 73 (8.26%) QA Engineer
10 69 (7.81%) Developer in Test
11 60 (6.79%) QA Analyst
12 56 (6.33%) Software Developer
13 55 (6.22%) Java Engineer
14 54 (6.11%) Automation Tester
15 43 (4.86%) Consultant
15 43 (4.86%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (10.41%) .NET
2 87 (9.84%) XML
3 84 (9.50%) Web Services
4 76 (8.60%) REST
5 75 (8.48%) Gherkin
6 73 (8.26%) JSON
7 52 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 31 (3.51%) HTML
8 31 (3.51%) RESTful
9 30 (3.39%) CSS
10 29 (3.28%) SOAP
11 26 (2.94%) ASP.NET
11 26 (2.94%) Node.js
12 18 (2.04%) Dagger
13 14 (1.58%) jQuery
14 12 (1.36%) JDBC
15 9 (1.02%) ODBC
16 7 (0.79%) Spring
17 6 (0.68%) Sass
17 6 (0.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 106 (11.99%) Management Information System
2 101 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (11.09%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 64 (7.24%) Fintech
5 42 (4.75%) Mobile App
6 37 (4.19%) User Experience
7 31 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (1.47%) SWIFT
8 13 (1.47%) Wiki
9 11 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.13%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (0.79%) e-Learning
12 7 (0.79%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.79%) Market Risk
12 7 (0.79%) Online Games
13 6 (0.68%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.45%) Analytical Mindset
14 4 (0.45%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 199 (22.51%) Windows
2 140 (15.84%) Linux
3 20 (2.26%) Android
4 18 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.68%) Unix
6 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 486 (54.98%) Test Automation
2 440 (49.77%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 175 (19.80%) Software Testing
5 174 (19.68%) User Stories
6 157 (17.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 156 (17.65%) BDD
8 150 (16.97%) Scrum
9 143 (16.18%) TDD
10 141 (15.95%) SDLC
11 137 (15.50%) Test Strategy
12 136 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
13 122 (13.80%) Mentoring
14 118 (13.35%) Functional Testing
15 116 (13.12%) Web Development
16 114 (12.90%) Non-Functional Testing
17 109 (12.33%) SIEM
18 106 (11.99%) Performance Testing
18 106 (11.99%) Regression Testing
18 106 (11.99%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 286 (32.35%) SQL
2 262 (29.64%) Java
3 201 (22.74%) C#
4 74 (8.37%) PowerShell
5 70 (7.92%) JavaScript
6 55 (6.22%) Python
6 55 (6.22%) Ruby
7 29 (3.28%) C
8 24 (2.71%) Go
9 23 (2.60%) C++
10 18 (2.04%) T-SQL
11 13 (1.47%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.24%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.02%) VBA
14 7 (0.79%) Perl
15 6 (0.68%) Scala
16 4 (0.45%) PHP
16 4 (0.45%) VB
17 3 (0.34%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 139 (15.72%) Degree
2 137 (15.50%) ISTQB
3 98 (11.09%) CISSP
3 98 (11.09%) CREST Certified
3 98 (11.09%) SANS
4 95 (10.75%) ISEB
5 43 (4.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 35 (3.96%) Security Cleared
7 22 (2.49%) DV Cleared
8 17 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.24%) JNCIS
10 9 (1.02%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.68%) CCIE
12 5 (0.57%) CCNP
13 4 (0.45%) CFA
13 4 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 3 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
14 3 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
15 1 (0.11%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (28.73%) QA
2 98 (11.09%) GDPR
2 98 (11.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 98 (11.09%) PCI DSS
3 27 (3.05%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.58%) ISO 9000
5 13 (1.47%) SEPA
6 7 (0.79%) MiFID
7 6 (0.68%) ISO 20022
8 5 (0.57%) Basel III
9 4 (0.45%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.45%) TARGET2
10 2 (0.23%) IFRS
10 2 (0.23%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.23%) PMO
10 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.11%) EMIR
11 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 102 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.94%) Docker
4 4 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.45%) vSphere
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (2.83%) HP ALM
2 20 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (2.26%) Puppet
3 15 (1.70%) Terraform
4 13 (1.47%) Kubernetes
5 12 (1.36%) Ansible
6 9 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.68%) Marathon
8 4 (0.45%) Packer
9 3 (0.34%) Kibana
9 3 (0.34%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 158 (17.87%) Microsoft
2 109 (12.33%) Cisco
3 102 (11.54%) VMware
4 46 (5.20%) Oracle
5 39 (4.41%) HP
6 33 (3.73%) SAP
7 17 (1.92%) Google
8 14 (1.58%) Telerik
9 13 (1.47%) Tableau
10 11 (1.24%) Blue Coat
10 11 (1.24%) CheckPoint
10 11 (1.24%) Juniper
10 11 (1.24%) Palo Alto
11 8 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.79%) Virgin Media
13 6 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
13 6 (0.68%) Cognizant
13 6 (0.68%) Reuters
13 6 (0.68%) Splunk
13 6 (0.68%) Workday