The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 24 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 2.10% 0.88% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 1.18% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.35%  
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 Gatwick with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gatwick
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 113 85 80
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 79.02% 74.56% 77.67%
Number of salaries quoted 108 72 71
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 Gatwick

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) QA
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) SDET
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Primavera
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) QMS
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) QMS
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
1 3 (60.00%) SDET
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP