Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Sussex > Gatwick
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 45 46
Rank change year-on-year +27 +1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 8.90% 2.03% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.08% 2.22% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 1
Gatwick median annual salary £35,000 £50,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.69% +68.33% -36.84%
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £36,000 £53,750 £32,500
West Sussex median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -18.75%

Test Scripting 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 Gatwick with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gatwick
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 129 270 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 88.36% 91.53% 82.07%
Number of salaries quoted 117 254 208
Gatwick median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +16.28% +2.38%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gatwick.

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 19 January 2018, 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 11 (84.62%) Retail
1 11 (84.62%) E-Commerce
1 11 (84.62%) Web Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
2 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Primavera
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) User Stories
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) 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 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (84.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Analyst
1 12 (92.31%) Test Analyst
2 11 (84.62%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 11 (84.62%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 11 (84.62%) E-Commerce Web Analyst
2 11 (84.62%) Web Analyst
2 11 (84.62%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) E-Commerce
1 11 (84.62%) Web Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
2 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) User Stories
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) HP