Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scenario Testing
UK > England
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 512 498 566
Rank change year-on-year -14 +68 -52
Permanent jobs citing Scenario Testing 881 892 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.55% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.61% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 667 694 771
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,795 £28,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 150,856 145,885 173,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.82% 90.42% 89.99%
Number of salaries quoted 123,177 121,069 145,556
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 22 April 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 22 April 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 0 416 £52,500 +5.00% 31
North of England +35 158 £40,000 +5.26% 13
South East -28 148 £44,500 +4.71% 19
North West +32 103 £39,000 +4.00% 10
Midlands -10 80 £45,250 +20.67% 4
East Midlands +4 59 £47,500 +23.38% 3
South West -12 55 £40,000 +3.23% 11
Yorkshire +31 52 £40,000 +3.90% 2
West Midlands -10 21 £32,500 - 1
East of England -51 20 £42,500 +21.43% 7
North East -26 3 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Scenario Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 512 (58.12%) Test Automation
2 497 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (33.83%) QA
4 278 (31.56%) Test Scripting
5 269 (30.53%) Finance
6 265 (30.08%) Selenium
7 224 (25.43%) SQL
8 205 (23.27%) Analytical Skills
9 202 (22.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 198 (22.47%) Java
11 180 (20.43%) Problem-Solving
12 177 (20.09%) SDLC
13 172 (19.52%) JIRA
14 167 (18.96%) Scrum
15 161 (18.27%) Cucumber
16 149 (16.91%) C#
17 146 (16.57%) ISTQB
18 141 (16.00%) Regression Testing
19 140 (15.89%) TDD
20 137 (15.55%) Software Testing
21 136 (15.44%) Test Strategy
22 134 (15.21%) ISEB
23 130 (14.76%) BDD
24 127 (14.42%) Degree
25 118 (13.39%) Manual Testing
26 104 (11.80%) JavaScript
27 103 (11.69%) Jenkins
28 101 (11.46%) Performance Testing
29 99 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
30 98 (11.12%) SQL Server

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 33 (3.75%) Apache Spark
2 21 (2.38%) Confluence
3 14 (1.59%) IIS
4 13 (1.48%) SAS
5 7 (0.79%) CMS
5 7 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.45%) Apache
7 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.34%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.34%) Smallworld
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.11%) Moodle
9 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.11%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 56 (6.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 16 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (1.25%) OmniGraffle
5 9 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.57%) Mingle
8 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (1.48%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.91%) SAP CO
3 8 (0.91%) SAP FI
3 8 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.34%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.34%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle TCA
5 3 (0.34%) SAP HCM
5 3 (0.34%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.23%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.11%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.20%) SaaS
2 34 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.48%) BrowserStack
6 12 (1.36%) IaaS
7 10 (1.14%) GitHub
8 5 (0.57%) Firebase
8 5 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.57%) PaaS
8 5 (0.57%) Sauce Labs
9 4 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.45%) npm
10 3 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.23%) Heroku
11 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.23%) Taleo
12 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.11%) Office 365
12 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.70%) HTTP
2 12 (1.36%) Internet
3 8 (0.91%) Wireless
4 6 (0.68%) FTP
5 5 (0.57%) Intranet
5 5 (0.57%) SMTP
5 5 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.45%) ATM
6 4 (0.45%) SAN
6 4 (0.45%) SSL
7 3 (0.34%) Skype
7 3 (0.34%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.23%) 3G
8 2 (0.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (11.12%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.31%) Big Data
3 36 (4.09%) Hadoop
4 35 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (3.75%) Relational Database
6 27 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (2.50%) MySQL
8 17 (1.93%) DB2
8 17 (1.93%) RDBMS
9 16 (1.82%) Apache Accumulo
10 15 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
12 12 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (1.14%) Power BI
14 8 (0.91%) MongoDB
14 8 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
15 7 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 265 (30.08%) Selenium
2 172 (19.52%) JIRA
3 161 (18.27%) Cucumber
4 103 (11.69%) Jenkins
5 94 (10.67%) Git (software)
6 83 (9.42%) SoapUI
7 82 (9.31%) WebDriver
8 80 (9.08%) JMeter
9 56 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 41 (4.65%) JUnit
11 39 (4.43%) Zephyr
12 34 (3.86%) HP UFT
13 31 (3.52%) NUnit
14 28 (3.18%) Visual Studio
14 28 (3.18%) WATIR
15 25 (2.84%) TeamCity
16 23 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 21 (2.38%) TestNG
17 21 (2.38%) TestRail
18 17 (1.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 269 (30.53%) Finance
2 90 (10.22%) Banking
3 60 (6.81%) Retail
4 41 (4.65%) Marketing
5 40 (4.54%) Games
6 27 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 27 (3.06%) Publishing
7 25 (2.84%) Manufacturing
8 23 (2.61%) Telecoms
9 20 (2.27%) Back Office
10 19 (2.16%) Legal
11 17 (1.93%) Electronics
12 9 (1.02%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.91%) Law
14 7 (0.79%) Advertising
15 6 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
15 6 (0.68%) Front Office
15 6 (0.68%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.57%) Billing
17 3 (0.34%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 343 (38.93%) Analyst
2 197 (22.36%) Tester
3 178 (20.20%) Test Analyst
4 103 (11.69%) Business Analyst
5 77 (8.74%) Developer
6 74 (8.40%) Automation Tester
7 69 (7.83%) Test Engineer
8 68 (7.72%) QA Engineer
8 68 (7.72%) Software Tester
9 46 (5.22%) Test Leader
10 45 (5.11%) QA Analyst
11 44 (4.99%) Senior Analyst
12 37 (4.20%) Senior Tester
13 34 (3.86%) Consultant
13 34 (3.86%) Developer in Test
14 32 (3.63%) QA Tester
15 30 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 28 (3.18%) Automation Test Analyst
17 27 (3.06%) Software Developer
17 27 (3.06%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (11.01%) Web Services
2 86 (9.76%) XML
3 84 (9.53%) HTML
4 81 (9.19%) .NET
5 67 (7.60%) Gherkin
6 65 (7.38%) SOAP
7 60 (6.81%) CSS
8 47 (5.33%) JSON
8 47 (5.33%) REST
9 40 (4.54%) jQuery
10 21 (2.38%) ASP.NET
11 17 (1.93%) AngularJS
12 15 (1.70%) Spring
12 15 (1.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (1.48%) Sass
14 13 (1.48%) XHTML
15 12 (1.36%) LESS
16 9 (1.02%) Node.js
17 8 (0.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 205 (23.27%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.36%) User Experience
3 41 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 40 (4.54%) Management Information System
5 36 (4.09%) Mobile App
5 36 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (2.50%) Fintech
7 22 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 19 (2.16%) Derivative
8 19 (2.16%) Smart Meter
9 12 (1.36%) Contactless
9 12 (1.36%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.36%) EMV
10 11 (1.25%) Hedge funds
11 10 (1.14%) Reinsurance
12 9 (1.02%) Market Risk
12 9 (1.02%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.91%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.91%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 75 (8.51%) Linux
2 66 (7.49%) Windows
3 24 (2.72%) Unix
4 12 (1.36%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.91%) Android
5 8 (0.91%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.34%) Solaris
7 2 (0.23%) AIX
7 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 512 (58.12%) Test Automation
2 497 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
3 278 (31.56%) Test Scripting
4 202 (22.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 180 (20.43%) Problem-Solving
6 177 (20.09%) SDLC
7 167 (18.96%) Scrum
8 141 (16.00%) Regression Testing
9 140 (15.89%) TDD
10 137 (15.55%) Software Testing
11 136 (15.44%) Test Strategy
12 130 (14.76%) BDD
13 118 (13.39%) Manual Testing
14 101 (11.46%) Performance Testing
15 99 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
16 98 (11.12%) User Stories
17 87 (9.88%) Software Engineering
18 78 (8.85%) Business Analysis
18 78 (8.85%) Integration Testing
19 76 (8.63%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 224 (25.43%) SQL
2 198 (22.47%) Java
3 149 (16.91%) C#
4 104 (11.80%) JavaScript
5 66 (7.49%) Python
6 54 (6.13%) Ruby
7 36 (4.09%) C
8 34 (3.86%) PHP
9 26 (2.95%) Perl
10 21 (2.38%) Bash Shell
11 18 (2.04%) PowerShell
12 15 (1.70%) C++
13 10 (1.14%) VBA
14 9 (1.02%) Scala
15 8 (0.91%) R
15 8 (0.91%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.68%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.57%) Apple Swift
17 5 (0.57%) Objective-C
18 4 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 146 (16.57%) ISTQB
2 134 (15.21%) ISEB
3 127 (14.42%) Degree
4 80 (9.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 56 (6.36%) Security Cleared
6 35 (3.97%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.82%) DV Cleared
8 14 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (1.02%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.91%) CCIE
10 8 (0.91%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 8 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (0.57%) HND
12 5 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (0.57%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.45%) CISSP
13 4 (0.45%) CREST Certified
13 4 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (33.83%) QA
2 22 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.59%) PSD2
4 10 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.57%) ISO 22301
5 5 (0.57%) ISO 9000
5 5 (0.57%) MiFID
6 4 (0.45%) EMIR
6 4 (0.45%) GCP
6 4 (0.45%) PMO
6 4 (0.45%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.34%) SLA
8 2 (0.23%) Def Stans
8 2 (0.23%) GDPR
8 2 (0.23%) HL7
8 2 (0.23%) WAI
9 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
System Software
1 23 (2.61%) Docker
2 10 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) Firmware
4 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 64 (7.26%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (3.41%) HP ALM
3 24 (2.72%) Puppet
4 15 (1.70%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.14%) Ansible
6 9 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.45%) Kibana
8 3 (0.34%) Packer
8 3 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 95 (10.78%) Microsoft
2 45 (5.11%) HP
3 41 (4.65%) SAP
4 38 (4.31%) Oracle
5 21 (2.38%) CA Agile Central
6 20 (2.27%) Tableau
7 16 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
8 15 (1.70%) Apple
9 12 (1.36%) Capita
9 12 (1.36%) PayPal
10 10 (1.14%) Google
11 9 (1.02%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.91%) Cisco
12 8 (0.91%) Telerik
12 8 (0.91%) VMware
13 6 (0.68%) Adobe
13 6 (0.68%) Cognos
13 6 (0.68%) IBM
13 6 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.57%) Sybase