Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scenario Testing
England > South East
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 388 412 438
Rank change year-on-year +24 +26 -6
Permanent jobs citing Scenario Testing 160 186 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.55% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.63% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 117 163 189
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £26,850 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,750 £48,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +9.20% +4.82% -

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 27374 29675 36908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.41% 87.43% 87.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22494 24571 30756
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 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
Thames Valley +10 57 £45,000 +3.45% 3
Surrey +31 48 £47,500 - 3
Berkshire +54 31 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Hampshire -22 22 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Sussex -13 15 £50,750 -7.73%
Kent +9 14 £37,500 -11.76%
Oxfordshire -10 14 £56,250 +50.00%
Buckinghamshire +3 12 £49,250 +13.22%
East Sussex -6 5 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Scenario Testing
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Scenario Testing 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 South East region with a requirement for Scenario Testing.

1 68 (42.50%) Test Automation
2 65 (40.63%) Test Scripting
3 60 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (32.50%) SQL
5 47 (29.38%) Java
5 47 (29.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 46 (28.75%) Test Strategy
7 44 (27.50%) Finance
8 37 (23.13%) Degree
9 36 (22.50%) QA
9 36 (22.50%) Selenium
9 36 (22.50%) SDLC
10 35 (21.88%) Manual Testing
11 34 (21.25%) ISTQB
12 31 (19.38%) HP Quality Center
12 31 (19.38%) Regression Testing
13 30 (18.75%) HP
13 30 (18.75%) ISEB
14 29 (18.13%) Scrum
15 26 (16.25%) Functional Testing
16 25 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 24 (15.00%) Project Management
17 24 (15.00%) Software Engineering
18 23 (14.38%) C#
19 22 (13.75%) XML
19 22 (13.75%) Mentoring
19 22 (13.75%) Acceptance Criteria
20 21 (13.13%) Waterfall
20 21 (13.13%) Test Management

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 8 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.63%) Confluence
3 1 (0.63%) IIS
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.25%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (5.63%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle TCA
4 2 (1.25%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.63%) SaaS
2 6 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) Junos
1 3 (1.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.63%) SQLPlus
3 6 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.50%) MySQL
5 3 (1.88%) Big Data
6 2 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 36 (22.50%) Selenium
2 19 (11.88%) JIRA
3 17 (10.63%) JUnit
4 16 (10.00%) TestNG
5 15 (9.38%) HP UFT
5 15 (9.38%) LoadRunner
6 13 (8.13%) Cucumber
7 12 (7.50%) eggPlant
7 12 (7.50%) SoapUI
7 12 (7.50%) WebDriver
8 10 (6.25%) TestDirector
9 9 (5.63%) Jenkins
9 9 (5.63%) LoadUI
9 9 (5.63%) Toad
10 8 (5.00%) Git (software)
11 7 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (3.13%) Appium
13 4 (2.50%) JMeter
13 4 (2.50%) Maven
13 4 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (27.50%) Finance
2 11 (6.88%) Retail
3 10 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.63%) Publishing
5 5 (3.13%) Banking
5 5 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.13%) Marketing
6 3 (1.88%) Electronics
6 3 (1.88%) Military
7 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 69 (43.13%) Analyst
2 44 (27.50%) Test Analyst
3 29 (18.13%) Tester
4 21 (13.13%) Business Analyst
5 14 (8.75%) Developer
6 13 (8.13%) Test Leader
7 11 (6.88%) Java Developer
7 11 (6.88%) Team Leader
7 11 (6.88%) Test Engineer
7 11 (6.88%) Test Team Leader
8 9 (5.63%) SAP Analyst
8 9 (5.63%) SAP Test Analyst
8 9 (5.63%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (5.00%) Consultant
9 8 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
9 8 (5.00%) Network Engineer
9 8 (5.00%) Senior Tester
9 8 (5.00%) Service Analyst
9 8 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.75%) XML
2 19 (11.88%) HTML
3 16 (10.00%) CSS
4 12 (7.50%) SOAP
5 10 (6.25%) Web Services
6 9 (5.63%) .NET
7 7 (4.38%) Gherkin
8 6 (3.75%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (2.50%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.88%) jQuery
11 2 (1.25%) REST
11 2 (1.25%) WCF
12 1 (0.63%) Behat
12 1 (0.63%) EclipseLink
12 1 (0.63%) EJB
12 1 (0.63%) EJB 3.0
12 1 (0.63%) JPA
12 1 (0.63%) Spring
12 1 (0.63%) XSD
12 1 (0.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.88%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.50%) Smart Meter
4 10 (6.25%) User Experience
5 6 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.13%) Wiki
7 4 (2.50%) Fintech
7 4 (2.50%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.88%) LIMS
8 3 (1.88%) NHS
9 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.25%) Marketing Technology
9 2 (1.25%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.25%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.38%) Windows
2 13 (8.13%) Linux
3 9 (5.63%) Unix
4 3 (1.88%) Android
4 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.88%) Windows Phone
4 3 (1.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (42.50%) Test Automation
2 65 (40.63%) Test Scripting
3 60 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (29.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 46 (28.75%) Test Strategy
6 36 (22.50%) SDLC
7 35 (21.88%) Manual Testing
8 31 (19.38%) Regression Testing
9 29 (18.13%) Scrum
10 26 (16.25%) Functional Testing
11 24 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 24 (15.00%) Project Management
11 24 (15.00%) Software Engineering
12 22 (13.75%) Acceptance Criteria
12 22 (13.75%) Mentoring
13 21 (13.13%) Test Management
13 21 (13.13%) Waterfall
14 19 (11.88%) Software Testing
15 16 (10.00%) Integration Testing
15 16 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.50%) SQL
2 47 (29.38%) Java
3 23 (14.38%) C#
4 20 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 15 (9.38%) C++
6 11 (6.88%) C
7 10 (6.25%) PHP
8 8 (5.00%) Ruby
9 7 (4.38%) Python
10 5 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.50%) VB
12 3 (1.88%) Perl
12 3 (1.88%) Scala
13 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (23.13%) Degree
2 34 (21.25%) ISTQB
3 30 (18.75%) ISEB
4 16 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (5.00%) CCNP
6 8 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.75%) HND
7 6 (3.75%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.50%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.88%) CCNA
9 3 (1.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (1.88%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.88%) NVQ Level 4
10 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.63%) IIBA
11 1 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (22.50%) QA
2 3 (1.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (1.88%) Docker
1 3 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (19.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (18.75%) HP
2 15 (9.38%) SAP
3 9 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.63%) Sophos
4 8 (5.00%) Cisco
5 6 (3.75%) Oracle
5 6 (3.75%) VMware
6 3 (1.88%) ForgeRock
6 3 (1.88%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.88%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.25%) Juniper
7 2 (1.25%) Workday
8 1 (0.63%) Capita