Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scenario Testing
UK > England
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 483 469 561
Rank change year-on-year -14 +92 +2
Permanent jobs citing Scenario Testing 888 1,050 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.58% 0.62% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.68% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 707 722 684
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.99%

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 138,813 155,093 162,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.16% 91.49% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 111,478 123,539 136,768
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +5 412 £51,500 -6.36% 39
North of England +60 176 £45,000 +8.43% 25
South East -26 130 £37,500 -16.67% 22
North West +41 117 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Midlands -14 89 £45,000 +28.57% 13
East Midlands +4 64 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Yorkshire +31 54 £42,000 - 11
East of England +27 48 £37,500 -25.00% 11
South West -45 35 £42,500 +6.25% 6
West Midlands -1 25 £40,000 +19.40% 6
North East +1 5 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Scenario Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 476 (53.60%) Test Automation
2 469 (52.82%) Agile Software Development
3 314 (35.36%) Finance
4 294 (33.11%) SQL
5 253 (28.49%) Test Scripting
6 251 (28.27%) QA
7 249 (28.04%) Java
8 224 (25.23%) Selenium
9 188 (21.17%) C#
10 187 (21.06%) Software Testing
11 185 (20.83%) Degree
12 177 (19.93%) User Acceptance Testing
13 166 (18.69%) Windows
14 159 (17.91%) Microsoft
14 159 (17.91%) Test Strategy
15 151 (17.00%) ISTQB
16 149 (16.78%) BDD
17 141 (15.88%) Regression Testing
18 135 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
19 134 (15.09%) Cucumber
19 134 (15.09%) Scrum
20 133 (14.98%) JIRA
21 132 (14.86%) Linux
21 132 (14.86%) User Stories
22 119 (13.40%) SDLC
23 118 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
24 114 (12.84%) TDD
25 113 (12.73%) Jenkins
26 106 (11.94%) Penetration Testing
27 103 (11.60%) 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 46 (5.18%) IIS
2 33 (3.72%) Confluence
3 8 (0.90%) Apache Spark
4 7 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (0.68%) SAS
6 4 (0.45%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.11%) CMS
7 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.11%) JBoss
7 1 (0.11%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 90 (10.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 50 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (1.80%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.46%) OmniGraffle
6 11 (1.24%) Mingle
7 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.68%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
4 4 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 4 (0.45%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.45%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 3 (0.34%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.23%) HFM
6 2 (0.23%) Magento
6 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.23%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.38%) SaaS
2 28 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.46%) GitHub
4 12 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.79%) OpenShift
6 6 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.56%) Google Play
8 4 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.45%) G Suite
9 3 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.34%) IaaS
9 3 (0.34%) PaaS
9 3 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 3 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 3 (0.34%) Taleo
10 2 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.23%) BlazeMeter
10 2 (0.23%) Firebase
10 2 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 77 (8.67%) Network Security
1 77 (8.67%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (1.01%) Firewall
3 8 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (0.90%) HTTP
4 4 (0.45%) FTP
4 4 (0.45%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.34%) Internet
5 3 (0.34%) LAN
5 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.34%) WAN
6 2 (0.23%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.23%) Broadband
6 2 (0.23%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (0.23%) SAN
6 2 (0.23%) SMTP
7 1 (0.11%) ADSL
7 1 (0.11%) ATM
7 1 (0.11%) VoIP
7 1 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.15%) Relational Database
3 15 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (1.46%) Big Data
4 13 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (1.01%) Blockchain
6 9 (1.01%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.56%) Apache Hive
7 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (0.45%) GIS
8 4 (0.45%) HBase
9 3 (0.34%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (0.34%) Lumira
9 3 (0.34%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.34%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.34%) SSDT
10 2 (0.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 224 (25.23%) Selenium
2 134 (15.09%) Cucumber
3 133 (14.98%) JIRA
4 113 (12.73%) Jenkins
5 103 (11.60%) Git (software)
6 84 (9.46%) SpecFlow
7 67 (7.55%) JMeter
8 61 (6.87%) WebDriver
9 54 (6.08%) NUnit
10 50 (5.63%) SoapUI
11 49 (5.52%) TeamCity
11 49 (5.52%) Visual Studio
12 47 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 39 (4.39%) JUnit
14 29 (3.27%) HP UFT
15 27 (3.04%) Zephyr
16 24 (2.70%) LoadRunner
17 20 (2.25%) Android Studio
17 20 (2.25%) TestRail
18 19 (2.14%) Appium
General
1 314 (35.36%) Finance
2 85 (9.57%) Legal
3 52 (5.86%) Banking
4 38 (4.28%) Games
5 37 (4.17%) Marketing
6 22 (2.48%) Publishing
6 22 (2.48%) Retail
7 18 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.58%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.24%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.13%) Law
11 9 (1.01%) Electronics
12 8 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.90%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.79%) Advertising
13 7 (0.79%) Back Office
14 5 (0.56%) Front Office
14 5 (0.56%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.45%) Romanian Language
15 4 (0.45%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 381 (42.91%) Analyst
2 176 (19.82%) Test Analyst
3 123 (13.85%) Tester
4 109 (12.27%) Test Engineer
5 102 (11.49%) Senior Analyst
6 96 (10.81%) Developer
6 96 (10.81%) IT Analyst
7 78 (8.78%) QA Engineer
8 77 (8.67%) IT Security Analyst
8 77 (8.67%) Security Analyst
8 77 (8.67%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 77 (8.67%) Senior Security Analyst
9 73 (8.22%) Developer in Test
10 68 (7.66%) Business Analyst
11 48 (5.41%) Software Developer
12 45 (5.07%) Consultant
13 42 (4.73%) QA Analyst
13 42 (4.73%) Test Leader
14 39 (4.39%) Automation Tester
15 36 (4.05%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (10.70%) XML
2 94 (10.59%) Web Services
3 85 (9.57%) JSON
4 84 (9.46%) .NET
5 81 (9.12%) REST
6 78 (8.78%) Gherkin
7 53 (5.97%) HTML
8 46 (5.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 45 (5.07%) CSS
9 45 (5.07%) SOAP
10 43 (4.84%) RESTful
11 32 (3.60%) Node.js
12 26 (2.93%) ASP.NET
13 22 (2.48%) jQuery
14 15 (1.69%) Dagger
15 13 (1.46%) LESS
15 13 (1.46%) Sass
15 13 (1.46%) Spring
15 13 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (1.24%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 135 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (10.70%) Management Information System
3 77 (8.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 67 (7.55%) Fintech
5 53 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
6 52 (5.86%) Computer Science
7 48 (5.41%) Mobile App
8 30 (3.38%) User Experience
9 19 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.01%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.01%) Wiki
11 8 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
11 8 (0.90%) Data Structures
11 8 (0.90%) Virtual Team
12 7 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (0.79%) Online Games
13 6 (0.68%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.56%) Credit Risk
14 5 (0.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 166 (18.69%) Windows
2 132 (14.86%) Linux
3 31 (3.49%) Unix
4 30 (3.38%) Android
5 26 (2.93%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (53.60%) Test Automation
2 469 (52.82%) Agile Software Development
3 253 (28.49%) Test Scripting
4 187 (21.06%) Software Testing
5 177 (19.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 159 (17.91%) Test Strategy
7 149 (16.78%) BDD
8 141 (15.88%) Regression Testing
9 134 (15.09%) Scrum
10 132 (14.86%) User Stories
11 119 (13.40%) SDLC
12 118 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
13 114 (12.84%) TDD
14 106 (11.94%) Penetration Testing
15 101 (11.37%) Integration Testing
16 99 (11.15%) Mentoring
17 98 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
18 96 (10.81%) Functional Testing
18 96 (10.81%) Performance Testing
19 92 (10.36%) OO
Programming Languages
1 294 (33.11%) SQL
2 249 (28.04%) Java
3 188 (21.17%) C#
4 90 (10.14%) JavaScript
5 80 (9.01%) Python
6 65 (7.32%) PowerShell
7 31 (3.49%) Ruby
8 27 (3.04%) C
9 18 (2.03%) C++
10 15 (1.69%) PHP
11 13 (1.46%) VBA
12 12 (1.35%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.35%) Go
13 9 (1.01%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.01%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.79%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.56%) VB
16 4 (0.45%) Lua
16 4 (0.45%) Scala
17 3 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 185 (20.83%) Degree
2 151 (17.00%) ISTQB
3 91 (10.25%) ISEB
4 77 (8.67%) CISSP
4 77 (8.67%) CREST Certified
4 77 (8.67%) SANS
5 56 (6.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 52 (5.86%) Security Cleared
7 25 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 25 (2.82%) SC Cleared
8 15 (1.69%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.90%) JNCIS
10 6 (0.68%) CCIE
10 6 (0.68%) HND
11 5 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
11 5 (0.56%) NVQ Level 4
12 4 (0.45%) CFA
12 4 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (28.27%) QA
2 77 (8.67%) GDPR
2 77 (8.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (8.67%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.46%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.24%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.45%) Basel III
5 4 (0.45%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.45%) SLA
6 3 (0.34%) PMO
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.11%) MiFID
7 1 (0.11%) SEPA
7 1 (0.11%) TARGET2
System Software
1 81 (9.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (5.52%) Active Directory
3 25 (2.82%) Docker
4 4 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.45%) vSphere
5 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (2.70%) HP ALM
2 19 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (1.80%) Puppet
4 14 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.58%) Terraform
5 13 (1.46%) Ansible
6 8 (0.90%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.45%) Grafana
7 4 (0.45%) Oozie
7 4 (0.45%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.45%) Rancher
8 3 (0.34%) Packer
9 1 (0.11%) Kibana
9 1 (0.11%) Nmap
Vendors
1 159 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 85 (9.57%) Cisco
3 83 (9.35%) VMware
4 45 (5.07%) Oracle
5 38 (4.28%) HP
6 33 (3.72%) SAP
7 27 (3.04%) Google
8 16 (1.80%) Cognizant
9 11 (1.24%) Telerik
10 10 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.01%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.90%) Blue Coat
12 8 (0.90%) CheckPoint
12 8 (0.90%) Juniper
12 8 (0.90%) Palo Alto
13 7 (0.79%) Cognos
13 7 (0.79%) Facebook
13 7 (0.79%) Tableau
14 6 (0.68%) IFS
14 6 (0.68%) Reuters