Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scenario Testing
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 416 404 403
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 +24
Permanent jobs citing Scenario Testing 131 166 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.54% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.61% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 102 114 179
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £25,775 £26,250 £31,200
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,425 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% +9.76%

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 25,816 27,423 31,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.27% 89.54% 89.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21,280 22,635 26,097
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +41 49 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Surrey +34 39 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Thames Valley -17 31 £32,500 -23.53% 11
Berkshire -21 14 £26,500 -33.75% 7
Buckinghamshire +21 11 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Kent +20 11 £32,500 -13.33%
Oxfordshire -2 6 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Scenario Testing
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 64 (48.85%) Test Automation
2 63 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (35.88%) Degree
4 41 (31.30%) Finance
5 38 (29.01%) Test Scripting
6 31 (23.66%) Manual Testing
6 31 (23.66%) Test Strategy
6 31 (23.66%) Software Testing
7 29 (22.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 28 (21.37%) System Testing
8 28 (21.37%) Selenium
9 25 (19.08%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (18.32%) Microsoft
11 23 (17.56%) ISEB
11 23 (17.56%) Regression Testing
12 22 (16.79%) Visual Studio
12 22 (16.79%) System Integration Testing
13 21 (16.03%) Cucumber
13 21 (16.03%) JIRA
13 21 (16.03%) JavaScript
14 20 (15.27%) Web Services
14 20 (15.27%) User Experience
15 19 (14.50%) Jenkins
15 19 (14.50%) QA
15 19 (14.50%) Integration Testing
15 19 (14.50%) HTML
16 18 (13.74%) SQL
16 18 (13.74%) CSS
16 18 (13.74%) Oracle
17 17 (12.98%) Kanban

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 (6.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (12.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (9.92%) OmniGraffle
3 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.05%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Hyperion Planning
1 4 (3.05%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.05%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 2 (1.53%) HFM
2 2 (1.53%) Magento
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.53%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.76%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.53%) IaaS
2 2 (1.53%) PaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (6.11%) Firewall
2 2 (1.53%) 3GPP
2 2 (1.53%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (1.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.87%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.58%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.29%) SSDT
4 2 (1.53%) Essbase
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.76%) Lumira
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.76%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (21.37%) Selenium
2 22 (16.79%) Visual Studio
3 21 (16.03%) Cucumber
3 21 (16.03%) JIRA
4 19 (14.50%) Jenkins
5 13 (9.92%) Axure RP
5 13 (9.92%) SoapUI
5 13 (9.92%) SpecFlow
5 13 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (9.16%) Git (software)
6 12 (9.16%) JMeter
7 11 (8.40%) WebDriver
8 10 (7.63%) Eclipse
8 10 (7.63%) Robot Framework
9 8 (6.11%) JIRA Agile
10 7 (5.34%) Bitbucket
10 7 (5.34%) TestRail
10 7 (5.34%) WATIR
11 3 (2.29%) HP UFT
11 3 (2.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 41 (31.30%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Banking
3 4 (3.05%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.05%) Marketing
4 3 (2.29%) Retail
5 2 (1.53%) Billing
6 1 (0.76%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (44.27%) Analyst
2 39 (29.77%) Test Analyst
3 16 (12.21%) Developer
4 14 (10.69%) Tester
5 13 (9.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (9.92%) Test Engineer
6 11 (8.40%) Business Analyst
6 11 (8.40%) Graduate
7 10 (7.63%) QA Analyst
7 10 (7.63%) Test Automation Engineer
8 9 (6.87%) Automation Tester
9 8 (6.11%) Graduate Analyst
9 8 (6.11%) Graduate Test Analyst
9 8 (6.11%) JIRA Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) Graduate QA Analyst
10 7 (5.34%) QA Test Analyst
10 7 (5.34%) Senior Tester
10 7 (5.34%) Test Leader
11 6 (4.58%) UAT Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.27%) Web Services
2 19 (14.50%) HTML
3 18 (13.74%) CSS
4 15 (11.45%) Gherkin
5 13 (9.92%) jQuery
5 13 (9.92%) LESS
5 13 (9.92%) Sass
5 13 (9.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (7.63%) SOAP
7 4 (3.05%) .NET
8 3 (2.29%) REST
8 3 (2.29%) XML
9 2 (1.53%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.53%) Behat
9 2 (1.53%) JSON
9 2 (1.53%) Node.js
10 1 (0.76%) Middleware
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.27%) User Experience
2 17 (12.98%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.69%) Fintech
4 13 (9.92%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (9.16%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (8.40%) Computer Science
7 8 (6.11%) Wiki
8 4 (3.05%) e-Learning
8 4 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.53%) TM Forum
10 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.82%) Unix
2 4 (3.05%) Linux
3 3 (2.29%) Windows
4 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.85%) Test Automation
2 63 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (29.01%) Test Scripting
4 31 (23.66%) Manual Testing
4 31 (23.66%) Software Testing
4 31 (23.66%) Test Strategy
5 29 (22.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 28 (21.37%) System Testing
7 25 (19.08%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (17.56%) Regression Testing
9 22 (16.79%) System Integration Testing
10 19 (14.50%) Integration Testing
11 17 (12.98%) Defect Management
11 17 (12.98%) Kanban
11 17 (12.98%) Mathematics
12 15 (11.45%) Scrum
13 13 (9.92%) Ethnographic Research
13 13 (9.92%) Ethnography
13 13 (9.92%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (9.92%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.03%) JavaScript
2 18 (13.74%) SQL
3 16 (12.21%) C#
3 16 (12.21%) Python
4 15 (11.45%) Java
5 10 (7.63%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.34%) Ruby
7 2 (1.53%) C
8 1 (0.76%) VB
8 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (35.88%) Degree
2 23 (17.56%) ISEB
3 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
4 14 (10.69%) ISTQB
5 10 (7.63%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (6.11%) JNCIS
7 7 (5.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (4.58%) CCIE
9 4 (3.05%) HND
9 4 (3.05%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (3.05%) NVQ Level 4
10 3 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.53%) CCNP
12 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.50%) QA
2 4 (3.05%) SLA
3 2 (1.53%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.53%) Puppet
2 2 (1.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (18.32%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.74%) Oracle
3 8 (6.11%) Blue Coat
3 8 (6.11%) CheckPoint
3 8 (6.11%) Cisco
3 8 (6.11%) Juniper
3 8 (6.11%) Palo Alto
4 7 (5.34%) SAP
5 4 (3.05%) Cognizant
5 4 (3.05%) Hyperion
5 4 (3.05%) Virgin Media
6 3 (2.29%) VMware
7 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.76%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.76%) webMethods