Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scenario Testing
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 401 372 359
Rank change year-on-year -29 -13 +72
Permanent jobs citing Scenario Testing 144 175 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.59% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.67% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 117 137 255
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
10th Percentile £30,150 £28,300 £28,450
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +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 26,849 26,231 33,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.81% 88.01% 87.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22,213 21,705 28,276
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +6 54 £45,000 +14.65% 5
Thames Valley -21 42 £40,000 - 6
Surrey +4 35 £45,000 - 5
Berkshire -4 23 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 13 £44,000 -9.28% 4
Oxfordshire -12 6 £62,500 +110.08%
Kent +4 5 £36,176 -23.03% 4
East Sussex -15 5 £47,500 +35.71%
West Sussex -48 3 £57,500 +21.05%
Scenario Testing
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 71 (49.31%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (45.14%) Test Automation
3 54 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 43 (29.86%) Scrum
5 40 (27.78%) Degree
6 39 (27.08%) Finance
7 38 (26.39%) Problem-Solving
8 36 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 35 (24.31%) Software Testing
9 35 (24.31%) Cucumber
10 34 (23.61%) JIRA
11 33 (22.92%) Selenium
12 31 (21.53%) ISEB
13 30 (20.83%) SoapUI
14 29 (20.14%) Regression Testing
14 29 (20.14%) User Acceptance Testing
15 28 (19.44%) Security Cleared
15 28 (19.44%) Linux
16 26 (18.06%) ISTQB
16 26 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (17.36%) JMeter
18 24 (16.67%) System Testing
18 24 (16.67%) Performance Testing
19 23 (15.97%) User Experience
19 23 (15.97%) Gherkin
20 22 (15.28%) SDLC
20 22 (15.28%) QA
20 22 (15.28%) Java
21 21 (14.58%) Web Services
21 21 (14.58%) Defect 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 4 (2.78%) Apache
2 3 (2.08%) Smallworld
3 1 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (13.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (5.56%) OmniGraffle
4 7 (4.86%) MS Visio
5 6 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Hyperion Planning
1 4 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.78%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (2.08%) HFM
2 3 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (2.08%) Oracle TCA
3 2 (1.39%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.39%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.39%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 1 (0.69%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.69%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.69%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.94%) SaaS
2 6 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.17%) IaaS
2 6 (4.17%) PaaS
3 5 (3.47%) GitHub
4 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.39%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.39%) Taleo
5 1 (0.69%) Panaya
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.25%) Internet
2 6 (4.17%) Wireless
3 4 (2.78%) ATM
3 4 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.47%) Essbase
2 5 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (3.47%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.78%) Oracle Smart View
3 4 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (2.08%) SSDT
5 1 (0.69%) Big Data
5 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.69%) Lumira
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.69%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 35 (24.31%) Cucumber
3 34 (23.61%) JIRA
4 33 (22.92%) Selenium
5 30 (20.83%) SoapUI
6 25 (17.36%) JMeter
7 18 (12.50%) WebDriver
8 14 (9.72%) Visual Studio
9 12 (8.33%) LoadUI
10 11 (7.64%) Ant
11 8 (5.56%) Axure RP
11 8 (5.56%) Eclipse
11 8 (5.56%) Robot Framework
12 6 (4.17%) Git (software)
12 6 (4.17%) JIRA Agile
12 6 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (2.78%) Maven
13 4 (2.78%) Subversion
13 4 (2.78%) TestRail
13 4 (2.78%) Zephyr
General
1 39 (27.08%) Finance
2 14 (9.72%) Banking
3 13 (9.03%) Retail
4 4 (2.78%) Games
4 4 (2.78%) Legal
4 4 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.78%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.08%) Marketing
5 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (38.19%) Analyst
2 31 (21.53%) Test Analyst
3 21 (14.58%) Tester
4 18 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 16 (11.11%) Software Tester
6 13 (9.03%) Developer
7 11 (7.64%) Business Analyst
7 11 (7.64%) Test Automation Engineer
8 9 (6.25%) Manual Tester
9 7 (4.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (4.86%) QA Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) JIRA Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) Manual Test Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) Principal Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) SAP Test Analyst
11 5 (3.47%) Consultant
11 5 (3.47%) QA Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Software Test Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.97%) Gherkin
2 21 (14.58%) Web Services
3 18 (12.50%) HTML
4 17 (11.81%) CSS
5 12 (8.33%) SOAP
6 8 (5.56%) jQuery
6 8 (5.56%) LESS
6 8 (5.56%) Sass
6 8 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (4.17%) REST
8 5 (3.47%) .NET
8 5 (3.47%) XML
9 3 (2.08%) Software Packaging
10 2 (1.39%) CSS3
11 1 (0.69%) JSON
11 1 (0.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (15.97%) User Experience
3 13 (9.03%) Computer Science
4 12 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (6.25%) Contactless
5 9 (6.25%) EMV
6 8 (5.56%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.86%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (4.17%) Data Centre
9 5 (3.47%) Fintech
10 4 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (2.08%) Driving Licence
11 3 (2.08%) W3C
12 2 (1.39%) PMI
12 2 (1.39%) Smart Meter
13 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.44%) Linux
2 16 (11.11%) Windows
3 15 (10.42%) Unix
4 12 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.69%) Android
6 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.69%) Solaris
6 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (49.31%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (45.14%) Test Automation
3 54 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 43 (29.86%) Scrum
5 38 (26.39%) Problem-Solving
6 35 (24.31%) Software Testing
7 29 (20.14%) Regression Testing
7 29 (20.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (16.67%) Performance Testing
8 24 (16.67%) System Testing
9 22 (15.28%) SDLC
10 21 (14.58%) Defect Management
11 19 (13.19%) Kanban
12 18 (12.50%) Integration Testing
12 18 (12.50%) Manual Testing
12 18 (12.50%) Test Strategy
13 16 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
14 15 (10.42%) DevOps
14 15 (10.42%) Root Cause Analysis
15 14 (9.72%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.28%) Java
2 20 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 19 (13.19%) SQL
4 15 (10.42%) Python
5 8 (5.56%) C#
6 4 (2.78%) C
6 4 (2.78%) Ruby
7 2 (1.39%) C++
7 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.69%) VB
8 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (27.78%) Degree
2 31 (21.53%) ISEB
3 28 (19.44%) Security Cleared
4 26 (18.06%) ISTQB
5 19 (13.19%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (4.17%) CCIE
7 6 (4.17%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 6 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (3.47%) HND
8 5 (3.47%) NVQ Level 4
9 3 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.39%) IIBA
10 2 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.28%) QA
2 6 (4.17%) SLA
3 5 (3.47%) PSD2
4 3 (2.08%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.08%) PMO
5 1 (0.69%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.47%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.39%) Puppet
3 2 (1.39%) Terraform
4 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.50%) Oracle
3 13 (9.03%) VMware
4 12 (8.33%) SAP
5 9 (6.25%) PayPal
6 6 (4.17%) Cisco
6 6 (4.17%) Cognizant
6 6 (4.17%) Hyperion
7 5 (3.47%) Apple
8 4 (2.78%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (2.78%) HP
8 4 (2.78%) Symantec
8 4 (2.78%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.69%) Adobe
9 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.69%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.69%) Unisys
9 1 (0.69%) webMethods