Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 283 281
Rank change year-on-year -44 -2 -34
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 731 911 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.97% 1.20% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.32% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 572 751 807
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,775 £32,500 £30,800
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £68,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 68818 68936 79416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.60% 90.67% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53025 59292 66921
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in London

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in London

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in London

Test Scripting
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Central London -83 127 £52,500 - 14
West London -3 39 £55,000 +22.22% 6
South London -46 14 £40,000 - 1
East London +2 5 £45,000 +7.14% 3
North London +7 3 £65,000 +116.67%
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 London region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 434 (59.37%) Test Automation
2 333 (45.55%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (39.67%) QA
4 267 (36.53%) Selenium
5 238 (32.56%) Finance
6 220 (30.10%) SQL
7 197 (26.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 184 (25.17%) Java
9 153 (20.93%) Regression Testing
9 153 (20.93%) SDLC
10 143 (19.56%) C#
10 143 (19.56%) Cucumber
11 132 (18.06%) Microsoft
12 130 (17.78%) Degree
13 127 (17.37%) .NET
13 127 (17.37%) BDD
14 121 (16.55%) Scrum
15 116 (15.87%) Functional Testing
16 111 (15.18%) JIRA
17 107 (14.64%) WebDriver
18 106 (14.50%) Integration Testing
19 104 (14.23%) ISEB
20 97 (13.27%) SQL Server
21 96 (13.13%) Test Strategy
22 93 (12.72%) Scenario Testing
23 92 (12.59%) TDD
24 91 (12.45%) Software Testing
25 86 (11.76%) JavaScript
25 86 (11.76%) Windows
26 84 (11.49%) Web Services

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 32 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.69%) Confluence
3 17 (2.33%) IIS
4 10 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (0.96%) CMS
6 6 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.55%) Apache
8 4 (0.55%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.41%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 67 (9.17%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (7.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.05%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.14%) Avid Media Composer
5 1 (0.14%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 34 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (4.10%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (1.78%) SAP SD
4 10 (1.37%) thinkFolio
5 9 (1.23%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.82%) VisionPLUS
7 5 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (0.68%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.55%) SAP MM
8 4 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.55%) SAP SCM
9 3 (0.41%) HFM
9 3 (0.41%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.41%) Siebel CRM
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.74%) SaaS
2 19 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.46%) GitHub
4 12 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.50%) BrowserStack
6 7 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (0.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 5 (0.68%) Veeva
8 4 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.27%) Office 365
9 2 (0.27%) Slack
10 1 (0.14%) Engine Yard
10 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.92%) ATM
2 9 (1.23%) HTTP
2 9 (1.23%) Intranet
3 7 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (0.82%) Internet
5 3 (0.41%) Firewall
6 2 (0.27%) Broadband
6 2 (0.27%) FIX Connectivity
6 2 (0.27%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.14%) LAN
7 1 (0.14%) VPN
7 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
3 48 (6.57%) Relational Database
4 24 (3.28%) Oracle ODI
5 22 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (2.05%) MySQL
8 14 (1.92%) Blockchain
9 12 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (1.50%) QlikView
10 11 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.23%) Big Data
11 9 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (1.09%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 6 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (0.82%) Power BI
14 4 (0.55%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.41%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 267 (36.53%) Selenium
2 143 (19.56%) Cucumber
3 111 (15.18%) JIRA
4 107 (14.64%) WebDriver
5 69 (9.44%) SoapUI
6 60 (8.21%) HP UFT
6 60 (8.21%) Jenkins
7 54 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 52 (7.11%) SpecFlow
9 46 (6.29%) Git (software)
10 39 (5.34%) TeamCity
11 26 (3.56%) Rational Functional Tester
12 25 (3.42%) JMeter
13 24 (3.28%) Gatling
13 24 (3.28%) Visual Studio
14 22 (3.01%) JUnit
14 22 (3.01%) Subversion
15 20 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 17 (2.33%) FitNesse
17 13 (1.78%) NUnit
General
1 238 (32.56%) Finance
2 71 (9.71%) Banking
3 43 (5.88%) Retail
4 33 (4.51%) Games
5 32 (4.38%) Marketing
6 26 (3.56%) Financial Institution
7 22 (3.01%) Back Office
8 17 (2.33%) Polish Language
8 17 (2.33%) Telecoms
9 15 (2.05%) Legal
10 13 (1.78%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.50%) Investment Banking
11 11 (1.50%) Military
12 7 (0.96%) Electronics
13 6 (0.82%) Advertising
13 6 (0.82%) Law
14 5 (0.68%) Front Office
15 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.27%) Publishing
16 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 275 (37.62%) Analyst
2 146 (19.97%) Test Analyst
3 111 (15.18%) Tester
4 91 (12.45%) Developer
5 78 (10.67%) Test Engineer
6 76 (10.40%) QA Engineer
7 74 (10.12%) Business Analyst
8 54 (7.39%) Automation Tester
9 53 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
9 53 (7.25%) Test Leader
10 46 (6.29%) QA Analyst
11 38 (5.20%) Automation Test Analyst
12 37 (5.06%) QA Leader
12 37 (5.06%) Test Manager
13 32 (4.38%) Test Automation Engineer
14 31 (4.24%) Financial Analyst
15 29 (3.97%) Senior Test Analyst
16 28 (3.83%) SQL Analyst
17 25 (3.42%) QA Test Engineer
17 25 (3.42%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (17.37%) .NET
2 84 (11.49%) Web Services
3 70 (9.58%) HTML
4 63 (8.62%) SOAP
5 57 (7.80%) XML
6 44 (6.02%) Gherkin
7 43 (5.88%) CSS
8 42 (5.75%) ASP.NET
9 25 (3.42%) RESTful
10 23 (3.15%) jQuery
10 23 (3.15%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 22 (3.01%) JSON
12 21 (2.87%) REST
13 20 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (2.46%) AngularJS
15 12 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (1.64%) HTML5
16 11 (1.50%) WCF
16 11 (1.50%) WinForms
16 11 (1.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 80 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (6.84%) Computer Science
3 46 (6.29%) Management Information System
4 29 (3.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 25 (3.42%) Fintech
5 25 (3.42%) Mobile App
5 25 (3.42%) User Experience
6 24 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (1.92%) EPoS
7 14 (1.92%) Equities
8 13 (1.78%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.50%) Online Gambling
9 11 (1.50%) Virtual Team
10 7 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.82%) EMV
12 5 (0.68%) Digital Currency
12 5 (0.68%) Life Science
13 4 (0.55%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.55%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 86 (11.76%) Windows
2 59 (8.07%) Linux
3 31 (4.24%) Unix
4 15 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.78%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.37%) Android
8 2 (0.27%) CentOS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (59.37%) Test Automation
2 333 (45.55%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (26.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 153 (20.93%) Regression Testing
4 153 (20.93%) SDLC
5 127 (17.37%) BDD
6 121 (16.55%) Scrum
7 116 (15.87%) Functional Testing
8 106 (14.50%) Integration Testing
9 96 (13.13%) Test Strategy
10 93 (12.72%) Scenario Testing
11 92 (12.59%) TDD
12 91 (12.45%) Software Testing
13 84 (11.49%) Test Planning
14 83 (11.35%) Defect Management
15 78 (10.67%) Time Management
16 75 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
17 74 (10.12%) System Testing
18 69 (9.44%) Business Analysis
19 67 (9.17%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 220 (30.10%) SQL
2 184 (25.17%) Java
3 143 (19.56%) C#
4 86 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 45 (6.16%) Python
6 29 (3.97%) Ruby
7 22 (3.01%) PHP
8 19 (2.60%) C++
9 18 (2.46%) T-SQL
10 17 (2.33%) VBScript
11 16 (2.19%) C
12 15 (2.05%) VB.NET
13 14 (1.92%) Scala
14 13 (1.78%) Groovy
15 11 (1.50%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.68%) Apex Code
17 4 (0.55%) VB
17 4 (0.55%) X++
18 3 (0.41%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 130 (17.78%) Degree
2 104 (14.23%) ISEB
3 76 (10.40%) ISTQB
4 63 (8.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 33 (4.51%) Security Cleared
6 21 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (2.19%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.09%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (0.68%) CBAP
10 5 (0.68%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.68%) IIBA
10 5 (0.68%) PMP
10 5 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.41%) ACCA
12 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.14%) MCSA
12 1 (0.14%) MCSE
12 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (39.67%) QA
2 12 (1.64%) PMO
3 7 (0.96%) SLA
4 5 (0.68%) MiFID
5 3 (0.41%) COSO
5 3 (0.41%) ISO 20022
5 3 (0.41%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) EMIR
7 1 (0.14%) GDPR
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (1.92%) Docker
2 11 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.68%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 42 (5.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.27%) logstash
2 2 (0.27%) Nagios
2 2 (0.27%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.14%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 132 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 63 (8.62%) Oracle
3 55 (7.52%) SAP
4 20 (2.74%) HP
5 16 (2.19%) Informatica
6 15 (2.05%) Tableau
7 12 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.50%) Siebel
8 11 (1.50%) VMware
8 11 (1.50%) Xerox
9 8 (1.09%) IBM
10 7 (0.96%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.96%) Cognizant
10 7 (0.96%) Google
11 6 (0.82%) F5
12 5 (0.68%) Hyperion
12 5 (0.68%) RedGate
12 5 (0.68%) Splunk
13 4 (0.55%) AppDynamics
13 4 (0.55%) iManage