Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scenario Testing
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 519 491 559
Rank change year-on-year -28 +68 -10
Permanent jobs citing Scenario Testing 845 936 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.52% 0.56% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.62% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 626 648 796
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,175 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £69,375
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%

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 147,882 151,544 172,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.67% 90.70% 90.03%
Number of salaries quoted 119,051 122,950 145,105
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,625 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,039 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% -

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +27 433 £50,000 - 41
South East -30 145 £40,000 -5.88% 19
North of England +23 138 £38,750 -3.13% 16
North West +24 84 £39,000 -3.11% 8
Midlands -21 76 £45,000 +20.00% 16
East Midlands -1 51 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Yorkshire +15 46 £40,000 +5.26% 8
South West -30 42 £40,000 +3.23% 8
West Midlands -1 25 £40,000 +17.65% 5
East of England -22 16 £52,500 +5.00% 6
North East -12 8 £32,500 -23.53%
Scenario Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 495 (58.58%) Test Automation
2 489 (57.87%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (33.25%) QA
4 261 (30.89%) Test Scripting
5 235 (27.81%) Selenium
6 229 (27.10%) Finance
7 217 (25.68%) SQL
8 206 (24.38%) Java
9 187 (22.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 176 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
11 171 (20.24%) Scrum
12 159 (18.82%) SDLC
13 158 (18.70%) Degree
14 153 (18.11%) Test Strategy
15 150 (17.75%) C#
16 149 (17.63%) BDD
17 146 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
18 144 (17.04%) Cucumber
19 143 (16.92%) JIRA
20 141 (16.69%) Software Testing
21 140 (16.57%) Regression Testing
22 131 (15.50%) ISTQB
23 130 (15.38%) TDD
24 119 (14.08%) Jenkins
25 114 (13.49%) Performance Testing
26 112 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
27 109 (12.90%) Git (software)
28 108 (12.78%) User Stories
29 102 (12.07%) ISEB
30 100 (11.83%) Web Services

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 34 (4.02%) Confluence
2 25 (2.96%) Apache Spark
3 24 (2.84%) IIS
4 10 (1.18%) SAS
5 7 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.71%) CMS
7 5 (0.59%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.47%) Apache
8 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.36%) Smallworld
10 1 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.12%) Moodle
10 1 (0.12%) Mule
10 1 (0.12%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 57 (6.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (2.25%) OmniGraffle
4 13 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.95%) Mingle
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.36%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.36%) HFM
4 3 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle TCA
4 3 (0.36%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.24%) Magento
5 2 (0.24%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.12%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 44 (5.21%) SaaS
2 29 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (1.66%) GitHub
4 14 (1.66%) IaaS
5 12 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.83%) Firebase
6 7 (0.83%) npm
6 7 (0.83%) PaaS
7 6 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.59%) BrowserStack
8 5 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.59%) Google Play
9 4 (0.47%) BlazeMeter
9 4 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.47%) Office 365
9 4 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 4 (0.47%) Sauce Labs
9 4 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.42%) HTTP
2 10 (1.18%) Internet
3 8 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.71%) Wireless
5 5 (0.59%) LAN
5 5 (0.59%) WAN
6 4 (0.47%) ATM
6 4 (0.47%) SSL
6 4 (0.47%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.36%) Firewall
7 3 (0.36%) FTP
7 3 (0.36%) Network Security
7 3 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.24%) 3G
9 1 (0.12%) Extranet
9 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.12%) Intranet
9 1 (0.12%) SAN
9 1 (0.12%) SMTP
9 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (9.11%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.26%) Big Data
3 35 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (3.67%) Relational Database
5 26 (3.08%) Hadoop
6 23 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (1.78%) DB2
9 12 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (1.30%) Apache Accumulo
11 10 (1.18%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.18%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (1.07%) MySQL
12 9 (1.07%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
13 8 (0.95%) Power BI
13 8 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (0.83%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 235 (27.81%) Selenium
2 144 (17.04%) Cucumber
3 143 (16.92%) JIRA
4 119 (14.08%) Jenkins
5 109 (12.90%) Git (software)
6 83 (9.82%) JMeter
7 72 (8.52%) WebDriver
8 71 (8.40%) SoapUI
9 58 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 47 (5.56%) Visual Studio
11 44 (5.21%) SpecFlow
12 39 (4.62%) NUnit
13 33 (3.91%) JUnit
13 33 (3.91%) TeamCity
14 26 (3.08%) HP UFT
15 21 (2.49%) Zephyr
16 20 (2.37%) Appium
16 20 (2.37%) Axure RP
17 17 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 17 (2.01%) WATIR
General
1 229 (27.10%) Finance
2 83 (9.82%) Banking
3 58 (6.86%) Retail
4 44 (5.21%) Games
5 41 (4.85%) Marketing
6 35 (4.14%) Investment Banking
7 28 (3.31%) Publishing
8 27 (3.20%) Manufacturing
9 21 (2.49%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.66%) Electronics
10 14 (1.66%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.42%) Legal
12 9 (1.07%) Back Office
12 9 (1.07%) Law
13 8 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
13 8 (0.95%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.83%) Advertising
15 3 (0.36%) Front Office
16 2 (0.24%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 331 (39.17%) Analyst
2 178 (21.07%) Test Analyst
3 138 (16.33%) Tester
4 114 (13.49%) Developer
5 79 (9.35%) Business Analyst
5 79 (9.35%) Test Engineer
6 71 (8.40%) QA Engineer
7 58 (6.86%) Developer in Test
7 58 (6.86%) Software Tester
8 41 (4.85%) Test Leader
9 40 (4.73%) QA Analyst
9 40 (4.73%) Software Developer
10 37 (4.38%) Automation Tester
10 37 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
11 33 (3.91%) Test Automation Engineer
12 28 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 27 (3.20%) Software Test Engineer
14 26 (3.08%) IT Analyst
15 25 (2.96%) Test Manager
16 23 (2.72%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (11.83%) Web Services
2 93 (11.01%) XML
3 84 (9.94%) HTML
4 82 (9.70%) Gherkin
5 74 (8.76%) .NET
6 62 (7.34%) REST
7 61 (7.22%) JSON
8 60 (7.10%) SOAP
9 55 (6.51%) CSS
10 35 (4.14%) jQuery
11 33 (3.91%) ASP.NET
12 30 (3.55%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (2.49%) RESTful
13 21 (2.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (2.37%) Sass
15 19 (2.25%) LESS
16 17 (2.01%) AngularJS
16 17 (2.01%) Spring
17 15 (1.78%) Node.js
18 13 (1.54%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 176 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (7.10%) User Experience
3 55 (6.51%) Computer Science
4 52 (6.15%) Management Information System
5 49 (5.80%) Mobile App
6 37 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
7 35 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (3.79%) Fintech
9 14 (1.66%) Hedge funds
10 13 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
10 13 (1.54%) Data Centre
10 13 (1.54%) Reinsurance
10 13 (1.54%) Virtual Team
11 12 (1.42%) Contactless
11 12 (1.42%) EMV
12 8 (0.95%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.95%) Derivative
12 8 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (0.95%) Smart Meter
13 7 (0.83%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 94 (11.12%) Linux
2 75 (8.88%) Windows
3 39 (4.62%) Unix
4 20 (2.37%) Android
4 20 (2.37%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.42%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.24%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.12%) Solaris
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (58.58%) Test Automation
2 489 (57.87%) Agile Software Development
3 261 (30.89%) Test Scripting
4 187 (22.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 171 (20.24%) Scrum
6 159 (18.82%) SDLC
7 153 (18.11%) Test Strategy
8 149 (17.63%) BDD
9 146 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
10 141 (16.69%) Software Testing
11 140 (16.57%) Regression Testing
12 130 (15.38%) TDD
13 114 (13.49%) Performance Testing
14 112 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
15 108 (12.78%) User Stories
16 78 (9.23%) Software Engineering
17 76 (8.99%) Integration Testing
18 75 (8.88%) Manual Testing
18 75 (8.88%) Open Source
19 71 (8.40%) OO
Programming Languages
1 217 (25.68%) SQL
2 206 (24.38%) Java
3 150 (17.75%) C#
4 96 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 89 (10.53%) Python
6 41 (4.85%) Ruby
7 34 (4.02%) C
7 34 (4.02%) PHP
8 27 (3.20%) PowerShell
9 22 (2.60%) Perl
10 16 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 16 (1.89%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.42%) C++
12 10 (1.18%) VBA
13 7 (0.83%) Apple Swift
13 7 (0.83%) Objective-C
13 7 (0.83%) Scala
13 7 (0.83%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.59%) R
14 5 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 158 (18.70%) Degree
2 131 (15.50%) ISTQB
3 102 (12.07%) ISEB
4 68 (8.05%) Security Cleared
5 63 (7.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 39 (4.62%) SC Cleared
7 19 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (1.66%) DV Cleared
9 9 (1.07%) CISSP
9 9 (1.07%) CREST Certified
10 7 (0.83%) Master's Degree
10 7 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
11 6 (0.71%) CCIE
11 6 (0.71%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 6 (0.71%) CISA
11 6 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.71%) CISM
11 6 (0.71%) HND
12 5 (0.59%) NVQ Level 4
13 3 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (33.25%) QA
2 23 (2.72%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.66%) PSD2
4 8 (0.95%) ISO 9000
5 7 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.83%) PMO
5 7 (0.83%) SLA
6 5 (0.59%) GCP
7 4 (0.47%) GDPR
7 4 (0.47%) MiFID
8 3 (0.36%) EMIR
8 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.36%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.24%) HL7
9 2 (0.24%) WAI
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.12%) SEPA
10 1 (0.12%) TARGET2
System Software
1 24 (2.84%) Docker
2 23 (2.72%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (2.60%) Puppet
3 16 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.54%) HP ALM
5 11 (1.30%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.83%) Kibana
6 7 (0.83%) Terraform
7 6 (0.71%) Ansible
8 5 (0.59%) Packer
9 3 (0.36%) Oozie
10 1 (0.12%) Grafana
10 1 (0.12%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.12%) Rancher
Vendors
1 90 (10.65%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.97%) SAP
3 39 (4.62%) Oracle
4 25 (2.96%) Google
5 22 (2.60%) HP
6 20 (2.37%) Tableau
7 19 (2.25%) VMware
8 15 (1.78%) Apple
8 15 (1.78%) Atlassian
8 15 (1.78%) CA Agile Central
9 13 (1.54%) Cognizant
9 13 (1.54%) MicroStrategy
10 12 (1.42%) PayPal
11 11 (1.30%) Capita
11 11 (1.30%) Telerik
12 10 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.07%) Cisco
14 8 (0.95%) Adobe
15 7 (0.83%) Cognos
15 7 (0.83%) Facebook