Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scenario Testing
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 520 480 580
Rank change year-on-year -40 +100 -20
Permanent jobs citing Scenario Testing 827 993 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.60% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.65% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 629 653 693
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £29,950 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £68,800 £65,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 142,078 152,036 167,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.08% 91.53% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 113,972 120,821 141,154
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +10 404 £51,500 -6.36% 39
North of England +46 148 £45,000 +8.43% 14
South East -39 133 £37,500 -11.76% 17
North West +38 95 £45,000 +11.11% 6
Midlands -22 75 £45,000 +28.57% 16
East Midlands +2 54 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Yorkshire +37 46 £39,500 -4.82% 6
South West -28 40 £40,000 - 10
East of England -5 31 £50,000 - 7
West Midlands -4 21 £39,000 +14.71% 7
North East -20 7 £32,500 -23.53% 2
Scenario Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 438 (52.96%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (52.72%) Test Automation
3 257 (31.08%) SQL
4 253 (30.59%) QA
5 252 (30.47%) Finance
6 239 (28.90%) Test Scripting
7 210 (25.39%) Selenium
8 194 (23.46%) Java
9 190 (22.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 182 (22.01%) Degree
11 171 (20.68%) Software Testing
12 165 (19.95%) Analytical Skills
13 161 (19.47%) C#
14 151 (18.26%) Regression Testing
15 149 (18.02%) BDD
16 146 (17.65%) Test Strategy
17 143 (17.29%) Scrum
18 139 (16.81%) ISTQB
19 137 (16.57%) Problem-Solving
20 130 (15.72%) JIRA
21 127 (15.36%) Cucumber
22 125 (15.11%) SDLC
23 123 (14.87%) Windows
23 123 (14.87%) Microsoft
24 121 (14.63%) Jenkins
25 112 (13.54%) TDD
26 111 (13.42%) Linux
27 110 (13.30%) Git (software)
28 105 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
28 105 (12.70%) User Stories

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 37 (4.47%) Confluence
1 37 (4.47%) IIS
2 11 (1.33%) Apache Spark
3 10 (1.21%) SAS
4 4 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.12%) CMS
6 1 (0.12%) JBoss
6 1 (0.12%) MediaWiki
6 1 (0.12%) Moodle
6 1 (0.12%) Mule
6 1 (0.12%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 62 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (5.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 22 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (1.57%) OmniGraffle
5 10 (1.21%) Mingle
6 9 (1.09%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.73%) Hyperion Planning
3 6 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (0.60%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.48%) HFM
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.48%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (0.36%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.36%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.36%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.36%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.24%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.24%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.87%) SaaS
2 23 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.57%) GitHub
6 6 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.60%) Google Play
8 4 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.48%) BlazeMeter
8 4 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.48%) Firebase
8 4 (0.48%) Office 365
8 4 (0.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 4 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.36%) IaaS
9 3 (0.36%) npm
9 3 (0.36%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.36%) PaaS
9 3 (0.36%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.08%) Network Security
1 42 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (0.97%) HTTP
2 8 (0.97%) Internet
3 6 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.60%) LAN
4 5 (0.60%) WAN
5 4 (0.48%) Firewall
5 4 (0.48%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.48%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.36%) Wireless
7 2 (0.24%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.24%) Broadband
7 2 (0.24%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (0.24%) FTP
8 1 (0.12%) Extranet
8 1 (0.12%) VoIP
8 1 (0.12%) VPN
8 1 (0.12%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (9.55%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (3.02%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.18%) Big Data
5 15 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
6 14 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (1.45%) Hadoop
8 8 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.73%) Blockchain
9 6 (0.73%) Essbase
9 6 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.60%) Apache Accumulo
10 5 (0.60%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.48%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (0.48%) Oracle Smart View
12 3 (0.36%) HBase
12 3 (0.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 210 (25.39%) Selenium
2 130 (15.72%) JIRA
3 127 (15.36%) Cucumber
4 121 (14.63%) Jenkins
5 110 (13.30%) Git (software)
6 75 (9.07%) SpecFlow
7 73 (8.83%) JMeter
8 58 (7.01%) WebDriver
9 55 (6.65%) SoapUI
10 51 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 51 (6.17%) Visual Studio
11 49 (5.93%) NUnit
12 45 (5.44%) TeamCity
13 37 (4.47%) JUnit
14 23 (2.78%) HP UFT
15 21 (2.54%) Appium
15 21 (2.54%) LoadRunner
16 18 (2.18%) Android Studio
16 18 (2.18%) Eclipse
16 18 (2.18%) Zephyr
General
1 252 (30.47%) Finance
2 47 (5.68%) Banking
3 46 (5.56%) Legal
4 42 (5.08%) Marketing
5 38 (4.59%) Games
5 38 (4.59%) Retail
6 22 (2.66%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.54%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.54%) Publishing
8 13 (1.57%) Electronics
8 13 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.45%) Law
10 11 (1.33%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.85%) Advertising
11 7 (0.85%) Back Office
12 5 (0.60%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.48%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.48%) Romanian Language
13 4 (0.48%) Russian Language
14 3 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 338 (40.87%) Analyst
2 168 (20.31%) Test Analyst
3 126 (15.24%) Tester
4 104 (12.58%) Developer
5 80 (9.67%) Test Engineer
6 68 (8.22%) IT Analyst
7 67 (8.10%) Developer in Test
8 65 (7.86%) QA Engineer
9 64 (7.74%) Senior Analyst
10 63 (7.62%) Business Analyst
11 48 (5.80%) Software Developer
11 48 (5.80%) Test Leader
12 44 (5.32%) Security Analyst
12 44 (5.32%) Software Tester
13 42 (5.08%) IT Security Analyst
13 42 (5.08%) Senior IT Security Analyst
13 42 (5.08%) Senior Security Analyst
14 37 (4.47%) QA Analyst
15 35 (4.23%) Automation Tester
16 34 (4.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (11.12%) XML
2 88 (10.64%) Web Services
3 83 (10.04%) Gherkin
4 78 (9.43%) JSON
5 75 (9.07%) .NET
6 70 (8.46%) REST
7 62 (7.50%) HTML
8 52 (6.29%) SOAP
9 43 (5.20%) CSS
10 40 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
11 34 (4.11%) RESTful
12 27 (3.26%) ASP.NET
12 27 (3.26%) Node.js
13 20 (2.42%) jQuery
14 13 (1.57%) LESS
14 13 (1.57%) Sass
14 13 (1.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (1.45%) Dagger
16 11 (1.33%) Spring
16 11 (1.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 165 (19.95%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (8.95%) Management Information System
3 54 (6.53%) Computer Science
4 50 (6.05%) Self-Motivation
5 48 (5.80%) Mobile App
6 42 (5.08%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 41 (4.96%) Fintech
8 33 (3.99%) User Experience
9 24 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.57%) Data Structures
10 13 (1.57%) Virtual Team
11 12 (1.45%) Analytical Mindset
12 10 (1.21%) Hedge funds
12 10 (1.21%) Reinsurance
13 9 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
14 8 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (0.85%) Algorithms
15 7 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
16 6 (0.73%) Data Centre
17 5 (0.60%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 123 (14.87%) Windows
2 111 (13.42%) Linux
3 31 (3.75%) Unix
4 29 (3.51%) Android
5 26 (3.14%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.45%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (52.96%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (52.72%) Test Automation
3 239 (28.90%) Test Scripting
4 190 (22.97%) User Acceptance Testing
5 171 (20.68%) Software Testing
6 151 (18.26%) Regression Testing
7 149 (18.02%) BDD
8 146 (17.65%) Test Strategy
9 143 (17.29%) Scrum
10 137 (16.57%) Problem-Solving
11 125 (15.11%) SDLC
12 112 (13.54%) TDD
13 105 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
13 105 (12.70%) User Stories
14 104 (12.58%) Performance Testing
15 85 (10.28%) System Testing
16 80 (9.67%) Integration Testing
17 78 (9.43%) OO
18 75 (9.07%) API Testing
18 75 (9.07%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 257 (31.08%) SQL
2 194 (23.46%) Java
3 161 (19.47%) C#
4 84 (10.16%) JavaScript
5 79 (9.55%) Python
6 47 (5.68%) PowerShell
7 33 (3.99%) Ruby
8 27 (3.26%) PHP
9 24 (2.90%) C
10 15 (1.81%) Bash Shell
10 15 (1.81%) C++
11 12 (1.45%) Perl
12 10 (1.21%) VBA
13 9 (1.09%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.73%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.60%) Apple Swift
15 5 (0.60%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.48%) Lua
16 4 (0.48%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 182 (22.01%) Degree
2 139 (16.81%) ISTQB
3 94 (11.37%) ISEB
4 66 (7.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 54 (6.53%) Security Cleared
6 44 (5.32%) CISSP
6 44 (5.32%) CREST Certified
7 42 (5.08%) SANS
8 28 (3.39%) SC Cleared
9 20 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
10 15 (1.81%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.85%) HND
12 6 (0.73%) CCIE
12 6 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 5 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
13 5 (0.60%) NVQ Level 4
14 4 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 3 (0.36%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 3 (0.36%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (30.59%) QA
2 42 (5.08%) GDPR
2 42 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (5.08%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.21%) ISO 9000
5 5 (0.60%) GCP
5 5 (0.60%) PMO
5 5 (0.60%) SLA
6 3 (0.36%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.24%) MiFID
8 1 (0.12%) EMIR
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.12%) SEPA
8 1 (0.12%) TARGET2
System Software
1 56 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (4.84%) Active Directory
3 28 (3.39%) Docker
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (2.18%) Puppet
3 17 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (1.09%) HP ALM
4 9 (1.09%) Terraform
5 8 (0.97%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.73%) Packer
7 5 (0.60%) Ansible
8 4 (0.48%) Grafana
8 4 (0.48%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.48%) Rancher
9 3 (0.36%) Kibana
9 3 (0.36%) Oozie
10 1 (0.12%) Nmap
Vendors
1 123 (14.87%) Microsoft
2 58 (7.01%) VMware
3 48 (5.80%) Cisco
4 39 (4.72%) Oracle
5 38 (4.59%) SAP
6 24 (2.90%) Google
7 19 (2.30%) HP
8 15 (1.81%) Cognizant
9 13 (1.57%) Atlassian
9 13 (1.57%) Tableau
10 12 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (1.33%) Cognos
11 11 (1.33%) Telerik
12 10 (1.21%) Capita
12 10 (1.21%) MicroStrategy
13 8 (0.97%) Hyperion
13 8 (0.97%) Splunk
14 7 (0.85%) Facebook
15 5 (0.60%) Apple
15 5 (0.60%) CA Agile Central