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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 250 226
Rank change year-on-year +31 -24  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1327 1265 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.58% 1.37% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.54% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 1098 1233
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -5.40%  

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 75142 82315 90296
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.70% 88.99% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 60877 69674 74649
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +3 385 £52,500 +10.52% 57
South East +40 306 £40,000 - 30
Yorkshire +18 158 £37,500 +7.14% 20
North West +13 157 £39,000 +11.42% 22
South West +49 117 £35,000 -6.66% 16
West Midlands -1 109 £37,000 +13.84% 16
East of England -46 64 £47,500 - 10
East Midlands -4 21 £37,000 +17.46% 8
North East +8 8 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Midlands +5 2 £41,250 +3.12% 24
Test Scripting
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1755 (65.53%) Test Automation
2 1396 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1073 (40.07%) Selenium
4 940 (35.10%) QA
5 797 (29.76%) SQL
6 793 (29.61%) Java
7 666 (24.87%) Finance
8 660 (24.65%) C#
9 554 (20.69%) ISTQB
10 545 (20.35%) SDLC
11 510 (19.04%) ISEB
12 487 (18.19%) Microsoft
13 478 (17.85%) Test Strategy
14 470 (17.55%) User Acceptance Testing
15 463 (17.29%) Cucumber
16 462 (17.25%) BDD
17 439 (16.39%) Scrum
18 419 (15.65%) Software Testing
19 416 (15.53%) Regression Testing
20 396 (14.79%) Degree
21 395 (14.75%) TDD
22 390 (14.56%) WebDriver
23 370 (13.82%) Python
24 345 (12.88%) JIRA
25 340 (12.70%) Manual Testing
26 318 (11.87%) Windows
27 307 (11.46%) SQL Server
28 289 (10.79%) Functional Testing
29 288 (10.75%) .NET
30 280 (10.46%) Scenario Testing

Test Scripting
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 63 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 38 (1.42%) CMS
3 35 (1.31%) Confluence
4 29 (1.08%) IIS
5 23 (0.86%) Apache
5 23 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
6 18 (0.67%) Tomcat
7 16 (0.60%) EPiServer
8 15 (0.56%) JBoss
9 11 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (0.34%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.22%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.22%) Smallworld
12 5 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.11%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.075%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 2 (0.075%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.075%) WordPress
Applications
1 160 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 112 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.037%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.037%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 39 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.16%) SAP ERP
3 30 (1.12%) SAP Hybris
4 21 (0.78%) SAP CO
4 21 (0.78%) SAP FI
4 21 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
5 20 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
9 8 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
9 8 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 7 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.22%) Finacle
11 6 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 92 (3.44%) GitHub
2 63 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (2.02%) SaaS
5 12 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
6 11 (0.41%) BrowserStack
7 10 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.22%) Office 365
10 4 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.11%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.075%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.037%) Engine Yard
13 1 (0.037%) IaaS
13 1 (0.037%) PaaS
13 1 (0.037%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 1 (0.037%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 72 (2.69%) Internet
2 51 (1.90%) Wireless
3 32 (1.19%) Intranet
4 26 (0.97%) HTTP
5 16 (0.60%) WLAN
6 14 (0.52%) LDAP
7 8 (0.30%) Firewall
8 7 (0.26%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.22%) ATM
10 5 (0.19%) LAN
10 5 (0.19%) WAN
11 4 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.11%) Diameter Protocol
12 3 (0.11%) SAN
12 3 (0.11%) VPN
13 2 (0.075%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (0.075%) Cisco Wireless
13 2 (0.075%) CTI
13 2 (0.075%) DNS
13 2 (0.075%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 116 (4.33%) Relational Database
3 75 (2.80%) MySQL
4 74 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
5 53 (1.98%) Big Data
6 41 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
7 40 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
9 22 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
10 21 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
10 21 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (0.75%) Power BI
12 18 (0.67%) MS Access
13 13 (0.49%) Blockchain
13 13 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
13 13 (0.49%) Oracle Database
14 12 (0.45%) QlikView
15 11 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 11 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1073 (40.07%) Selenium
2 463 (17.29%) Cucumber
3 390 (14.56%) WebDriver
4 345 (12.88%) JIRA
5 246 (9.19%) HP UFT
6 231 (8.63%) Jenkins
7 190 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 180 (6.72%) SpecFlow
9 175 (6.53%) JMeter
10 172 (6.42%) SoapUI
11 140 (5.23%) Visual Studio
12 129 (4.82%) LoadRunner
13 126 (4.71%) Git (software)
14 74 (2.76%) Gatling
15 67 (2.50%) Subversion
16 66 (2.46%) TeamCity
17 63 (2.35%) NUnit
18 46 (1.72%) JUnit
19 36 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 35 (1.31%) Bugzilla
General
1 666 (24.87%) Finance
2 207 (7.73%) Banking
3 193 (7.21%) Retail
4 103 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 63 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 60 (2.24%) Electronics
7 57 (2.13%) Marketing
8 54 (2.02%) Legal
9 53 (1.98%) Law
10 48 (1.79%) Back Office
10 48 (1.79%) Manufacturing
11 37 (1.38%) Investment Banking
12 35 (1.31%) Games
13 22 (0.82%) Front Office
14 20 (0.75%) Polish Language
15 15 (0.56%) Billing
16 14 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.34%) Military
18 8 (0.30%) Advertising
18 8 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 973 (36.33%) Analyst
2 670 (25.02%) Test Analyst
3 627 (23.41%) Tester
4 413 (15.42%) Test Engineer
5 312 (11.65%) Automation Tester
6 256 (9.56%) QA Engineer
7 226 (8.44%) Developer
8 217 (8.10%) Test Automation Engineer
9 186 (6.95%) QA Analyst
9 186 (6.95%) Test Leader
10 173 (6.46%) QA Tester
11 154 (5.75%) Automation Test Analyst
12 152 (5.68%) Software Tester
13 139 (5.19%) Senior Tester
14 136 (5.08%) Business Analyst
15 120 (4.48%) QA Test Analyst
16 112 (4.18%) Software Analyst
17 104 (3.88%) Consultant
18 98 (3.66%) QA Test Engineer
18 98 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (10.75%) .NET
2 216 (8.07%) HTML
3 204 (7.62%) Gherkin
4 171 (6.39%) Web Services
5 165 (6.16%) XML
6 134 (5.00%) SOAP
7 133 (4.97%) CSS
8 98 (3.66%) ASP.NET
9 73 (2.73%) REST
10 66 (2.46%) .NET Framework
11 63 (2.35%) HTML5
12 62 (2.32%) AngularJS
13 54 (2.02%) Spring
14 53 (1.98%) RESTful
15 45 (1.68%) Node.js
16 42 (1.57%) J2EE
17 36 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
18 34 (1.27%) jQuery
19 30 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 29 (1.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 271 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (4.89%) Computer Science
3 122 (4.56%) Mobile App
4 112 (4.18%) Management Information System
5 66 (2.46%) Fixed Income
6 57 (2.13%) iPad
7 53 (1.98%) User Experience
8 47 (1.76%) Fintech
9 44 (1.64%) Client/Server
10 39 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 37 (1.38%) Equities
12 35 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
13 24 (0.90%) Algorithms
14 22 (0.82%) Derivative
14 22 (0.82%) N-Tier
15 19 (0.71%) e-Learning
16 18 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
17 17 (0.63%) Data Structures
18 15 (0.56%) Cyber Defence
19 12 (0.45%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 318 (11.87%) Windows
2 231 (8.63%) Linux
3 137 (5.12%) Unix
4 74 (2.76%) Android
5 71 (2.65%) Apple iOS
6 23 (0.86%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.45%) AIX
7 12 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.26%) FreeBSD
9 7 (0.26%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
10 6 (0.22%) CentOS
10 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.19%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.15%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.075%) Solaris
13 2 (0.075%) VMS
13 2 (0.075%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.037%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1755 (65.53%) Test Automation
2 1396 (52.13%) Agile Software Development
3 545 (20.35%) SDLC
4 478 (17.85%) Test Strategy
5 470 (17.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 462 (17.25%) BDD
7 439 (16.39%) Scrum
8 419 (15.65%) Software Testing
9 416 (15.53%) Regression Testing
10 395 (14.75%) TDD
11 340 (12.70%) Manual Testing
12 289 (10.79%) Functional Testing
13 280 (10.46%) Scenario Testing
14 265 (9.90%) Non-Functional Testing
15 224 (8.36%) Continuous Integration
16 218 (8.14%) Test Management
17 208 (7.77%) System Integration Testing
17 208 (7.77%) Waterfall
18 193 (7.21%) E-Commerce
19 183 (6.83%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 797 (29.76%) SQL
2 793 (29.61%) Java
3 660 (24.65%) C#
4 370 (13.82%) Python
5 243 (9.07%) JavaScript
6 144 (5.38%) Ruby
7 135 (5.04%) C
8 133 (4.97%) C++
9 78 (2.91%) Perl
10 67 (2.50%) T-SQL
11 62 (2.32%) VB
12 57 (2.13%) PHP
13 56 (2.09%) VBScript
14 45 (1.68%) VB.NET
15 40 (1.49%) PL/SQL
16 33 (1.23%) Shell Script
17 25 (0.93%) Bash Shell
17 25 (0.93%) PowerShell
18 22 (0.82%) Scala
19 18 (0.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 554 (20.69%) ISTQB
2 510 (19.04%) ISEB
3 396 (14.79%) Degree
4 237 (8.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 131 (4.89%) Security Cleared
6 62 (2.32%) DV Cleared
7 51 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
8 44 (1.64%) SC Cleared
9 16 (0.60%) Master's Degree
10 15 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 11 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
12 9 (0.34%) HND
13 7 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
14 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (0.19%) HNC
16 4 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.15%) Network+ Certification
16 4 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 3 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 940 (35.10%) QA
2 25 (0.93%) PMO
3 20 (0.75%) SLA
4 11 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.15%) COBIT
5 4 (0.15%) HL7
5 4 (0.15%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.15%) MiFID
5 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.075%) EMIR
6 2 (0.075%) GCP
6 2 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.075%) WCAG
7 1 (0.037%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (1.08%) Firmware
2 18 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 13 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.19%) Docker
6 5 (0.19%) XenApp
7 3 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.037%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.037%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.037%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.037%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 161 (6.01%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.37%) Ganglia
3 9 (0.34%) Netcool
4 7 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.19%) Ansible
5 5 (0.19%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.15%) HockeyApp
6 4 (0.15%) logstash
7 3 (0.11%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.11%) Puppet
8 2 (0.075%) Grafana
9 1 (0.037%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.037%) Cacti
9 1 (0.037%) Kibana
9 1 (0.037%) Nagios
9 1 (0.037%) OpenView
9 1 (0.037%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.037%) SCCM
9 1 (0.037%) SmoothWall
9 1 (0.037%) vRealize
Vendors
1 487 (18.19%) Microsoft
2 224 (8.36%) Oracle
3 189 (7.06%) HP
4 154 (5.75%) SAP
5 32 (1.19%) hybris
6 26 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
6 26 (0.97%) Tableau
7 25 (0.93%) VMware
8 22 (0.82%) Atlassian
9 19 (0.71%) Dynatrace
9 19 (0.71%) Vermilion
10 18 (0.67%) Cognizant
11 17 (0.63%) Citrix
12 16 (0.60%) Perforce
13 15 (0.56%) Facebook
14 13 (0.49%) Apple
15 12 (0.45%) Cisco
16 11 (0.41%) AppDynamics
16 11 (0.41%) Ariba
16 11 (0.41%) Google
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £38k plus benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Gym
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £25000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 47.5k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: ££competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + full corporate benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £25000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Intec Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits, Including Free
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £25000 - £55000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago