Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 130 139
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 +48
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 166 134 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.40% 2.18% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.51% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 156 115 136
Hampshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,200 £29,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £55,000 £48,125
South East median annual salary £40,000 £39,151 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.40% -3.85%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,985 5,346 6,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 86.66% 86.90% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5,092 4,496 5,301
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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 -3 78 £37,500 - 8
Winchester -1 19 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Hook - 15 £40,000 -
Basingstoke -20 13 £42,000 +20.00% 4
Eastleigh +7 8 £34,250 -14.38% 2
Farnborough 0 8 £42,500 +41.67% 2
Fleet - 3 £33,500 -
Aldershot +5 2 £52,500 +11.70%
Portsmouth -13 2 £51,250 -31.67%
Fareham -24 1 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 105 (63.25%) SQL
2 84 (50.60%) C#
3 82 (49.40%) Test Automation
4 74 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (39.16%) Selenium
6 59 (35.54%) Microsoft
7 52 (31.33%) Microsoft Excel
8 47 (28.31%) ISEB
9 41 (24.70%) Unit Testing
10 40 (24.10%) Analytical Skills
10 40 (24.10%) Software Testing
11 37 (22.29%) Windows
11 37 (22.29%) QA
12 36 (21.69%) CSS
12 36 (21.69%) HTML
13 35 (21.08%) MS Access
13 35 (21.08%) Web Development
13 35 (21.08%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 33 (19.88%) User Acceptance Testing
15 32 (19.28%) SDLC
15 32 (19.28%) Scrum
16 29 (17.47%) T-SQL
17 27 (16.27%) Regression Testing
17 27 (16.27%) SoapUI
18 26 (15.66%) JIRA
19 25 (15.06%) SQL Server
19 25 (15.06%) TDD
19 25 (15.06%) BDD
19 25 (15.06%) Continuous Improvement
20 24 (14.46%) Performance Testing

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 (8.43%) CMS
2 8 (4.82%) Confluence
3 1 (0.60%) Apache
3 1 (0.60%) JBoss
Applications
1 52 (31.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (9.04%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.81%) SAP HCM
2 3 (1.81%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.81%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (1.20%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) SaaS
2 2 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.81%) Internet
1 3 (1.81%) SSL
2 1 (0.60%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.08%) MS Access
2 25 (15.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 65 (39.16%) Selenium
2 27 (16.27%) SoapUI
3 26 (15.66%) JIRA
4 19 (11.45%) Cucumber
5 10 (6.02%) JMeter
5 10 (6.02%) WebDriver
6 9 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (4.82%) Appium
7 8 (4.82%) HP UFT
7 8 (4.82%) MSTest
7 8 (4.82%) NUnit
7 8 (4.82%) SpecFlow
8 7 (4.22%) Git (software)
9 5 (3.01%) RSpec
10 3 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.81%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.20%) Capybara
11 2 (1.20%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.20%) Mocha
12 1 (0.60%) TestDirector
General
1 22 (13.25%) Retail
2 20 (12.05%) Back Office
3 14 (8.43%) Marketing
4 9 (5.42%) Finance
5 1 (0.60%) Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Games
5 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (22.89%) Consultant
2 35 (21.08%) Implementation Consultant
3 30 (18.07%) Software Consultant
3 30 (18.07%) Software Implementation Consultant
4 28 (16.87%) Test Engineer
5 26 (15.66%) Software Test Engineer
5 26 (15.66%) Tester
6 23 (13.86%) Analyst
7 19 (11.45%) Software Tester
8 17 (10.24%) Test Analyst
9 15 (9.04%) HR Specialist
9 15 (9.04%) QA Engineer
9 15 (9.04%) Support Specialist
9 15 (9.04%) Systems Support
10 13 (7.83%) Automation Tester
11 11 (6.63%) QA Analyst
11 11 (6.63%) QA Test Analyst
11 11 (6.63%) QA Tester
12 10 (6.02%) Developer
13 8 (4.82%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (21.69%) CSS
1 36 (21.69%) HTML
2 6 (3.61%) Web Services
3 5 (3.01%) .NET
4 3 (1.81%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.81%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.81%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.20%) IDoc
5 2 (1.20%) SOAP
6 1 (0.60%) cXML
6 1 (0.60%) MFC
6 1 (0.60%) Middleware
6 1 (0.60%) SAP Core Interface
6 1 (0.60%) WCF
6 1 (0.60%) XHTML
6 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (24.10%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.82%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.22%) Client/Server
3 7 (4.22%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.81%) PKI
5 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.20%) User Experience
5 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.60%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.29%) Windows
2 8 (4.82%) Android
2 8 (4.82%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.81%) Linux
4 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (49.40%) Test Automation
2 74 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (24.70%) Unit Testing
4 40 (24.10%) Software Testing
5 35 (21.08%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 35 (21.08%) Web Development
6 33 (19.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 32 (19.28%) Scrum
7 32 (19.28%) SDLC
8 27 (16.27%) Regression Testing
9 25 (15.06%) BDD
9 25 (15.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 25 (15.06%) TDD
10 24 (14.46%) Performance Testing
11 23 (13.86%) Waterfall
12 21 (12.65%) Exploratory Testing
12 21 (12.65%) Test Strategy
13 16 (9.64%) Test Planning
14 15 (9.04%) Business Continuity Planning
14 15 (9.04%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (63.25%) SQL
2 84 (50.60%) C#
3 29 (17.47%) T-SQL
4 12 (7.23%) Ruby
5 7 (4.22%) Java
6 5 (3.01%) Python
7 4 (2.41%) PHP
8 3 (1.81%) C
8 3 (1.81%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.81%) Perl
9 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.60%) C++
Qualifications
1 47 (28.31%) ISEB
2 19 (11.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (9.04%) ISTQB
4 8 (4.82%) ISEB Practitioner
5 7 (4.22%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.81%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.20%) Degree
7 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (22.29%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Ansible
1 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (35.54%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.65%) SAP
3 18 (10.84%) Oracle
4 15 (9.04%) JD Edwards
4 15 (9.04%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (1.81%) Sage
6 1 (0.60%) Ariba
6 1 (0.60%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.60%) HP
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat