The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
UK / England
Rank 192 231 217
Rank change year-on-year +39 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1341 1394 1493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.70% 1.45% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.64% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1092 1154 1186
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 70215 84908 85531
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.07% 88.53% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 58110 71025 69911
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in England

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting in England.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in England

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in England over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in England

Test Scripting
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the England region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 389 £55,000 +10.00% 59
South East +83 354 £36,500 -2.66% 28
Yorkshire +42 142 £45,000 +28.57% 25
North West -19 142 £37,500 +4.16% 16
West Midlands +46 97 £36,500 +9.74% 17
East of England -25 91 £45,000 +12.50% 11
South West -1 79 £36,250 +5.07% 15
East Midlands +21 40 £40,000 +11.88% 9
North East -9 12 £29,750 +23.95% 8
Test Scripting
UK

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 1477 (55.09%) Agile Software Development
2 934 (34.84%) Selenium
3 889 (33.16%) QA
4 744 (27.75%) SQL
5 712 (26.56%) Java
6 684 (25.51%) Finance
7 628 (23.42%) C#
8 583 (21.75%) SDLC
9 579 (21.60%) Test Automation
10 568 (21.19%) Automated Testing
11 518 (19.32%) ISEB
12 516 (19.25%) Microsoft
13 494 (18.43%) ISTQB
14 485 (18.09%) Scrum
15 457 (17.05%) Automation Testing
16 445 (16.60%) User Acceptance Testing
17 441 (16.45%) Test Strategy
18 433 (16.15%) Regression Testing
19 412 (15.37%) Software Testing
20 397 (14.81%) SQL Server
21 388 (14.47%) BDD
22 371 (13.84%) Python
23 366 (13.65%) Degree
24 365 (13.61%) TDD
25 357 (13.32%) Cucumber
26 346 (12.91%) .NET
27 340 (12.68%) Windows
28 308 (11.49%) JIRA
29 303 (11.30%) Manual Testing
30 300 (11.19%) WebDriver

Test Scripting
Top Related 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 83 (3.10%) CMS
2 64 (2.39%) EPiServer
3 54 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 43 (1.60%) Confluence
5 36 (1.34%) IIS
6 27 (1.01%) Tomcat
7 19 (0.71%) Apache
8 16 (0.60%) JBoss
9 15 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (0.48%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.37%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (0.30%) Smallworld
14 7 (0.26%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.22%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.19%) SAS
17 4 (0.15%) GlassFish
17 4 (0.15%) NetWeaver
17 4 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 251 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 81 (3.02%) MS Office
3 37 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.67%) MS Project
6 6 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.075%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.037%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.037%) Avid Media Composer
8 1 (0.037%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 32 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.90%) SAP ERP
2 24 (0.90%) SAP FI
2 24 (0.90%) SAP Hybris
3 23 (0.86%) SAP CO
3 23 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
4 20 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.41%) Postilion
6 7 (0.26%) Finacle
6 7 (0.26%) Summit
6 7 (0.26%) Temenos T24
7 6 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.15%) Demantra
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.15%) Oracle ASCP
9 4 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.11%) SAP MM
10 3 (0.11%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 58 (2.16%) GitHub
2 39 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (1.19%) SaaS
5 27 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.19%) Office 365
7 4 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.075%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.075%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.037%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 113 (4.21%) Internet
2 91 (3.39%) Intranet
3 34 (1.27%) Wireless
4 27 (1.01%) HTTP
5 19 (0.71%) ATM
6 15 (0.56%) LDAP
7 12 (0.45%) WAN
8 11 (0.41%) LAN
9 7 (0.26%) SAN
10 6 (0.22%) Firewall
11 3 (0.11%) FTP
11 3 (0.11%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.075%) CTI
12 2 (0.075%) DNS
12 2 (0.075%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.075%) Skype
12 2 (0.075%) SSL
12 2 (0.075%) VoIP
12 2 (0.075%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.037%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 397 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 116 (4.33%) MySQL
3 91 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 85 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 78 (2.91%) SQL Server 2014
6 77 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
7 51 (1.90%) Big Data
8 49 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
10 32 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 29 (1.08%) Oracle Database
12 22 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
13 21 (0.78%) MS Access
14 19 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (0.56%) SAP BW
17 14 (0.52%) GIS
17 14 (0.52%) Oracle ODI
18 13 (0.48%) CouchDB
18 13 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 934 (34.84%) Selenium
2 357 (13.32%) Cucumber
3 308 (11.49%) JIRA
4 300 (11.19%) WebDriver
5 286 (10.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 198 (7.39%) HP UFT
7 168 (6.27%) Visual Studio
8 155 (5.78%) SoapUI
9 149 (5.56%) Jenkins
10 148 (5.52%) SpecFlow
11 111 (4.14%) LoadRunner
12 110 (4.10%) JMeter
13 86 (3.21%) Git (software)
14 56 (2.09%) JUnit
14 56 (2.09%) Subversion
15 46 (1.72%) Bugzilla
16 40 (1.49%) TeamCity
17 39 (1.45%) NUnit
18 32 (1.19%) Gatling
19 29 (1.08%) Selenium IDE
General
1 684 (25.51%) Finance
2 204 (7.61%) Banking
3 122 (4.55%) Retail
4 117 (4.36%) Telecoms
5 43 (1.60%) Back Office
6 42 (1.57%) Legal
7 40 (1.49%) Financial Institution
8 38 (1.42%) Law
9 37 (1.38%) Electronics
10 36 (1.34%) Manufacturing
11 33 (1.23%) Marketing
12 30 (1.12%) Investment Banking
13 29 (1.08%) Games
14 21 (0.78%) Front Office
15 16 (0.60%) Military
16 12 (0.45%) Billing
16 12 (0.45%) Polish Language
17 10 (0.37%) Advertising
17 10 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 972 (36.26%) Analyst
2 656 (24.47%) Test Analyst
3 527 (19.66%) Tester
4 420 (15.67%) Test Engineer
5 283 (10.56%) Developer
6 255 (9.51%) Automation Tester
7 219 (8.17%) QA Engineer
8 206 (7.68%) Test Leader
9 195 (7.27%) Test Automation Engineer
10 161 (6.01%) Business Analyst
11 160 (5.97%) QA Analyst
12 153 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
13 151 (5.63%) Software Tester
14 145 (5.41%) QA Tester
15 112 (4.18%) QA Test Analyst
16 110 (4.10%) Consultant
17 105 (3.92%) Software Test Engineer
18 97 (3.62%) Test Manager
19 96 (3.58%) Software Analyst
20 93 (3.47%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (12.91%) .NET
2 233 (8.69%) Web Services
3 232 (8.65%) HTML
4 201 (7.50%) XML
5 178 (6.64%) CSS
6 159 (5.93%) ASP.NET
7 155 (5.78%) Gherkin
8 116 (4.33%) .NET Framework
9 97 (3.62%) SOAP
10 92 (3.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 91 (3.39%) HTML5
12 81 (3.02%) CSS3
13 76 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 75 (2.80%) Entity Framework
15 74 (2.76%) REST
16 67 (2.50%) XSLT
17 64 (2.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 57 (2.13%) Spring
19 53 (1.98%) AngularJS
20 45 (1.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 239 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (4.36%) Computer Science
3 105 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 94 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 91 (3.39%) User Experience
6 58 (2.16%) iPad
7 55 (2.05%) Fixed Income
8 38 (1.42%) Fintech
9 33 (1.23%) Client/Server
10 21 (0.78%) Equities
11 20 (0.75%) Derivative
12 19 (0.71%) Driving Licence
12 19 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 18 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.60%) e-Learning
14 16 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
15 15 (0.56%) iPhone
16 13 (0.48%) N-Tier
16 13 (0.48%) Online Gambling
16 13 (0.48%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 340 (12.68%) Windows
2 251 (9.36%) Linux
3 119 (4.44%) Unix
4 64 (2.39%) Android
5 48 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 48 (1.79%) Windows Server
6 23 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.45%) CentOS
9 11 (0.41%) AIX
10 9 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.26%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
13 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.15%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.11%) VMS
16 2 (0.075%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.075%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.075%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1477 (55.09%) Agile Software Development
2 583 (21.75%) SDLC
3 579 (21.60%) Test Automation
4 568 (21.19%) Automated Testing
5 485 (18.09%) Scrum
6 457 (17.05%) Automation Testing
7 445 (16.60%) User Acceptance Testing
8 441 (16.45%) Test Strategy
9 433 (16.15%) Regression Testing
10 412 (15.37%) Software Testing
11 388 (14.47%) BDD
12 365 (13.61%) TDD
13 303 (11.30%) Manual Testing
14 295 (11.00%) Functional Testing
15 242 (9.03%) Non-Functional Testing
16 230 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
17 217 (8.09%) Waterfall
18 198 (7.39%) System Integration Testing
19 197 (7.35%) Configuration Management
20 174 (6.49%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 744 (27.75%) SQL
2 712 (26.56%) Java
3 628 (23.42%) C#
4 371 (13.84%) Python
5 282 (10.52%) JavaScript
6 197 (7.35%) C++
7 122 (4.55%) Perl
8 119 (4.44%) C
9 96 (3.58%) Ruby
10 86 (3.21%) T-SQL
11 67 (2.50%) PHP
12 63 (2.35%) XPath
13 43 (1.60%) VB.NET
14 40 (1.49%) Bash Shell
14 40 (1.49%) VBScript
15 39 (1.45%) Shell Script
16 37 (1.38%) VB
17 32 (1.19%) PL/SQL
17 32 (1.19%) PowerShell
18 23 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 518 (19.32%) ISEB
2 494 (18.43%) ISTQB
3 366 (13.65%) Degree
4 185 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 147 (5.48%) Security Cleared
6 69 (2.57%) DV Cleared
7 65 (2.42%) SC Cleared
8 15 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 11 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.22%) CBAP
11 6 (0.22%) IIBA
12 5 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.19%) PhD
13 4 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.075%) CISM
14 2 (0.075%) GIAC
14 2 (0.075%) HNC
14 2 (0.075%) HND
14 2 (0.075%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 889 (33.16%) QA
2 30 (1.12%) SDET
3 19 (0.71%) PMO
4 13 (0.48%) SLA
5 5 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.19%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.15%) Basel II
6 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.11%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.075%) GCP
8 2 (0.075%) HL7
8 2 (0.075%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.075%) WCAG
9 1 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.037%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.037%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.037%) MISRA
9 1 (0.037%) MISRA C
System Software
1 32 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (1.04%) Hyper-V
3 21 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.78%) Docker
4 16 (0.60%) Firmware
5 12 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.22%) XenApp
7 4 (0.15%) RACF
7 4 (0.15%) Time Sharing Option
7 4 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.075%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.037%) KVM
9 1 (0.037%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.037%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.037%) Xen
Systems Management
1 161 (6.01%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.45%) Ganglia
3 11 (0.41%) Netcool
4 8 (0.30%) HP SiteScope
4 8 (0.30%) Perfmon
5 6 (0.22%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.15%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.11%) Grafana
7 3 (0.11%) logstash
7 3 (0.11%) SELinux
8 2 (0.075%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.037%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.037%) Cacti
9 1 (0.037%) Control-M
9 1 (0.037%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.037%) Nagios
9 1 (0.037%) OpenView
9 1 (0.037%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.037%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.037%) WMI
Vendors
1 516 (19.25%) Microsoft
2 203 (7.57%) HP
3 197 (7.35%) Oracle
4 169 (6.30%) SAP
5 44 (1.64%) VMware
6 32 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
7 29 (1.08%) Atlassian
7 29 (1.08%) hybris
8 27 (1.01%) Ariba
8 27 (1.01%) Vermilion
9 22 (0.82%) Citrix
10 20 (0.75%) IBM
11 14 (0.52%) AppDynamics
12 13 (0.48%) Cisco
12 13 (0.48%) Dynatrace
12 13 (0.48%) Google
12 13 (0.48%) RedGate
12 13 (0.48%) Tableau
13 12 (0.45%) SOASTA, Inc
14 11 (0.41%) NCR
Ipswich, Suffolk
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + bonus, pension, h/c
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Derbyshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Sanderson
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Flexi-time, pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Outstanding + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Highams
Posted: Yesterday