Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
West Sussex > Gatwick
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 43 34
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 3.75% 1.30% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 1.50% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 3
Gatwick median annual salary £45,000 £51,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +30.77% +11.43%
West Sussex median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -14.29%

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 205 267 191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 85.42% 86.97% 82.33%
Number of salaries quoted 194 247 153
Gatwick median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £25,725 £30,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,150 £52,500
West Sussex median annual salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.16% +1.18% -

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 23 July 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 9 (100.00%) Python
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Numerate Degree
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 6 (66.67%) VBScript
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) HP UFT
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) SDET
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 6 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
1 6 (66.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA