Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 156 158
Rank change year-on-year +46 +2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 151 129 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.53% 1.86% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 2.16% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 139 109 96
Hampshire median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% -17.65% +26.87%
10th Percentile £23,750 £27,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £42,750 £49,250 £54,375
South East median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% -8.24% +21.43%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5193 5979 6450
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 86.93% 86.26% 85.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4493 5234 5291
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,750 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Hampshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Hampshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Hampshire over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Hampshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +50 60 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Winchester +6 33 £35,000 - 3
Basingstoke -7 15 £32,500 -5.11%
Portsmouth -4 14 £40,000 +45.45%
Farnborough +12 6 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Fareham +19 4 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Andover - 3 £55,000 -
Aldershot +22 2 - - 1
Petersfield +19 1 £35,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 94 (62.25%) Test Automation
2 88 (58.28%) C#
3 87 (57.62%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (52.98%) SQL
5 75 (49.67%) Selenium
6 51 (33.77%) Windows
7 44 (29.14%) Microsoft
8 43 (28.48%) Regression Testing
8 43 (28.48%) QA
9 42 (27.81%) ISEB
10 38 (25.17%) Software Testing
11 37 (24.50%) ISTQB
12 33 (21.85%) SoapUI
13 32 (21.19%) Scrum
14 29 (19.21%) Java
15 28 (18.54%) HTML
15 28 (18.54%) SQL Server
15 28 (18.54%) SDLC
15 28 (18.54%) Performance Testing
15 28 (18.54%) Unit Testing
16 26 (17.22%) TDD
16 26 (17.22%) WebDriver
17 25 (16.56%) Test Strategy
18 24 (15.89%) Degree
19 23 (15.23%) Microsoft Excel
19 23 (15.23%) BDD
20 21 (13.91%) T-SQL
20 21 (13.91%) Mentoring
20 21 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (13.25%) CSS

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 14 (9.27%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (15.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.64%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.31%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.99%) Internet
2 2 (1.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.60%) MS Access
3 8 (5.30%) MySQL
3 8 (5.30%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (3.31%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.66%) Big Data
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 75 (49.67%) Selenium
2 33 (21.85%) SoapUI
3 26 (17.22%) WebDriver
4 18 (11.92%) SpecFlow
5 16 (10.60%) HP UFT
5 16 (10.60%) JIRA
6 14 (9.27%) JMeter
6 14 (9.27%) MSTest
6 14 (9.27%) NUnit
7 8 (5.30%) Bugzilla
7 8 (5.30%) Trac
8 5 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.65%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.65%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.99%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.66%) JIRA Agile
12 1 (0.66%) RSpec
General
1 20 (13.25%) Retail
2 16 (10.60%) Back Office
3 13 (8.61%) Finance
4 3 (1.99%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (26.49%) Analyst
2 32 (21.19%) Test Engineer
3 27 (17.88%) Tester
4 25 (16.56%) Test Analyst
5 23 (15.23%) Developer
6 22 (14.57%) Software Test Engineer
7 19 (12.58%) Consultant
8 16 (10.60%) Software Developer
9 14 (9.27%) Software Tester
10 13 (8.61%) Software Consultant
11 12 (7.95%) Software Analyst
12 11 (7.28%) Implementation Consultant
12 11 (7.28%) Software Test Analyst
13 10 (6.62%) Test Leader
14 9 (5.96%) Technical Consultant
15 8 (5.30%) Selenium Tester
15 8 (5.30%) Software Implementation Consultant
16 7 (4.64%) Automation Test Analyst
16 7 (4.64%) QA Analyst
17 6 (3.97%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.54%) HTML
2 20 (13.25%) CSS
3 8 (5.30%) .NET
4 5 (3.31%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.32%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.66%) Middleware
6 1 (0.66%) SOAP
6 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.27%) Client/Server
2 14 (9.27%) N-Tier
3 9 (5.96%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.96%) Replication
4 4 (2.65%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.66%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 51 (33.77%) Windows
2 7 (4.64%) Linux
3 2 (1.32%) Android
3 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (62.25%) Test Automation
2 87 (57.62%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (28.48%) Regression Testing
4 38 (25.17%) Software Testing
5 32 (21.19%) Scrum
6 28 (18.54%) Performance Testing
6 28 (18.54%) SDLC
6 28 (18.54%) Unit Testing
7 26 (17.22%) TDD
8 25 (16.56%) Test Strategy
9 23 (15.23%) BDD
10 21 (13.91%) Mentoring
11 20 (13.25%) Project Management
12 18 (11.92%) Web Development
13 17 (11.26%) Exploratory Testing
13 17 (11.26%) Test Planning
14 15 (9.93%) Coaching
14 15 (9.93%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (9.27%) Release Management
15 14 (9.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (58.28%) C#
2 80 (52.98%) SQL
3 29 (19.21%) Java
4 21 (13.91%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.64%) Ruby
6 6 (3.97%) PHP
7 5 (3.31%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.65%) C++
8 4 (2.65%) Python
9 1 (0.66%) F#
9 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (27.81%) ISEB
2 37 (24.50%) ISTQB
3 24 (15.89%) Degree
4 13 (8.61%) Security Cleared
5 12 (7.95%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (28.48%) QA
2 9 (5.96%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) vRealize
Vendors
1 44 (29.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.93%) SAP
3 13 (8.61%) HP
4 7 (4.64%) Oracle
5 5 (3.31%) Ariba
6 2 (1.32%) Arqiva
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco
6 2 (1.32%) VMware
Farnborough, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester
aap3
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Pole Star Space Applications
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Farnborough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago