Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Scenario Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scenario Testing over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scenario Testing
England > South East
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 398 369 378
Rank change year-on-year -29 +9 +31
Permanent jobs citing Scenario Testing 134 173 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.59% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.66% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 100 116 195
South East median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -2.30% +7.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Scenario Testing 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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,482 26,107 31,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.53% 89.36% 89.08%
Number of salaries quoted 21,878 21,493 26,732
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Scenario Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Scenario Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Scenario Testing in the South East

Scenario Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scenario Testing in the South East.

Salary trend for Scenario Testing in the South East

Scenario Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scenario Testing in the South East over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Scenario Testing in the South East

Scenario Testing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scenario Testing within the South East region over the 6 months to 26 September 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
Hampshire +8 46 £41,250 +5.10% 8
Thames Valley +8 46 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Surrey +3 30 £42,500 - 2
Berkshire -9 28 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 14 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Kent +19 10 £32,500 +47.73% 1
Oxfordshire -4 4 £75,000 - 1
West Sussex -35 1 £57,500 +26.37% 1
Scenario Testing
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT jobs citing Scenario Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Scenario Testing.

1 57 (42.54%) Test Automation
2 52 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (35.07%) Degree
4 42 (31.34%) Finance
5 40 (29.85%) Software Testing
6 38 (28.36%) Test Scripting
7 32 (23.88%) ISEB
8 30 (22.39%) Jenkins
9 29 (21.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 28 (20.90%) JIRA
10 28 (20.90%) Cucumber
11 26 (19.40%) Test Strategy
11 26 (19.40%) System Testing
12 25 (18.66%) Manual Testing
12 25 (18.66%) Selenium
12 25 (18.66%) Gherkin
13 24 (17.91%) Regression Testing
13 24 (17.91%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (16.42%) Scrum
14 22 (16.42%) Security Cleared
15 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
15 21 (15.67%) Microsoft Excel
16 19 (14.18%) Oracle
16 19 (14.18%) Linux
16 19 (14.18%) QA
16 19 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (13.43%) System Integration Testing
17 18 (13.43%) Python
18 16 (11.94%) Web Services
18 16 (11.94%) Visual Studio

Scenario Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (15.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (5.22%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (3.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.73%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Hyperion Planning
2 5 (3.73%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.99%) HFM
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle TCA
4 2 (1.49%) SAP HCM
4 2 (1.49%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.49%) IaaS
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.49%) PaaS
1 2 (1.49%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.75%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.22%) Internet
2 3 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (2.24%) Firewall
2 3 (2.24%) Wireless
3 2 (1.49%) 3GPP
3 2 (1.49%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.96%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (5.22%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.48%) Essbase
3 6 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle Smart View
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.24%) SSDT
6 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.75%) Lumira
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.75%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (22.39%) Jenkins
2 28 (20.90%) Cucumber
2 28 (20.90%) JIRA
3 25 (18.66%) Selenium
4 16 (11.94%) Visual Studio
5 15 (11.19%) SoapUI
6 14 (10.45%) JMeter
7 11 (8.21%) WebDriver
8 10 (7.46%) Eclipse
8 10 (7.46%) Robot Framework
9 8 (5.97%) JIRA Agile
10 7 (5.22%) Ant
10 7 (5.22%) Axure RP
10 7 (5.22%) SpecFlow
10 7 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (4.48%) Git (software)
12 4 (2.99%) Bitbucket
12 4 (2.99%) LoadUI
12 4 (2.99%) TestRail
12 4 (2.99%) WATIR
General
1 42 (31.34%) Finance
2 7 (5.22%) Banking
3 4 (2.99%) Marketing
4 3 (2.24%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.24%) Retail
5 2 (1.49%) Billing
6 1 (0.75%) Law
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (42.54%) Analyst
2 39 (29.10%) Test Analyst
3 20 (14.93%) Tester
4 14 (10.45%) Software Tester
5 12 (8.96%) Developer
6 11 (8.21%) Graduate
6 11 (8.21%) Test Engineer
7 10 (7.46%) QA Analyst
8 9 (6.72%) Business Analyst
8 9 (6.72%) Manual Tester
8 9 (6.72%) Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (5.97%) Graduate Analyst
9 8 (5.97%) Graduate Test Analyst
9 8 (5.97%) JIRA Engineer
9 8 (5.97%) UAT Analyst
9 8 (5.97%) UAT Test Analyst
10 7 (5.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (5.22%) Graduate QA Analyst
10 7 (5.22%) QA Test Analyst
11 6 (4.48%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.66%) Gherkin
2 16 (11.94%) Web Services
3 14 (10.45%) HTML
4 13 (9.70%) CSS
5 8 (5.97%) SOAP
6 7 (5.22%) jQuery
6 7 (5.22%) LESS
6 7 (5.22%) Sass
6 7 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (2.99%) .NET
8 3 (2.24%) REST
8 3 (2.24%) Software Packaging
8 3 (2.24%) XML
9 2 (1.49%) Apache Camel
10 1 (0.75%) CSS3
10 1 (0.75%) Middleware
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.70%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.70%) Fintech
3 11 (8.21%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (8.21%) User Experience
4 7 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.24%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.24%) Wiki
8 2 (1.49%) TM Forum
9 1 (0.75%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.18%) Linux
2 15 (11.19%) Windows
3 12 (8.96%) Ubuntu
4 7 (5.22%) Unix
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (42.54%) Test Automation
2 52 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (29.85%) Software Testing
4 38 (28.36%) Test Scripting
5 29 (21.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (19.40%) System Testing
6 26 (19.40%) Test Strategy
7 25 (18.66%) Manual Testing
8 24 (17.91%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (17.91%) Regression Testing
9 22 (16.42%) Scrum
10 18 (13.43%) System Integration Testing
11 16 (11.94%) Defect Management
11 16 (11.94%) Integration Testing
12 15 (11.19%) Test Planning
13 14 (10.45%) BDD
13 14 (10.45%) Kanban
13 14 (10.45%) Mathematics
14 13 (9.70%) Performance Testing
15 12 (8.96%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.43%) Python
2 16 (11.94%) Java
2 16 (11.94%) SQL
3 14 (10.45%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.96%) C#
5 6 (4.48%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.99%) Ruby
7 3 (2.24%) C
8 1 (0.75%) C++
8 1 (0.75%) VB
8 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (35.07%) Degree
2 32 (23.88%) ISEB
3 22 (16.42%) Security Cleared
4 16 (11.94%) ISTQB
5 14 (10.45%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (4.48%) CCIE
7 6 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.73%) HND
8 5 (3.73%) NVQ Level 4
9 4 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (2.99%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (2.24%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 3 (2.24%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.18%) QA
2 5 (3.73%) SLA
3 2 (1.49%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.49%) Puppet
2 2 (1.49%) Terraform
3 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.18%) Oracle
3 13 (9.70%) VMware
4 11 (8.21%) SAP
5 8 (5.97%) Cognizant
5 8 (5.97%) Hyperion
6 6 (4.48%) Cisco
7 3 (2.24%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.24%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.24%) Juniper
7 3 (2.24%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.75%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.75%) Unisys
9 1 (0.75%) Virgin Media
9 1 (0.75%) webMethods