The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 210 191
Rank change year-on-year +75 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 353 275 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.35% 1.41% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 1.62% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 282 247 260
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% -5.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £30,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12911 16973 17958
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.11% 87.17% 85.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10602 14317 14296
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,764 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in the South East

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in the South East

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in the South East

Test Scripting
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 Test Scripting within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +59 103 £35,000 - 10
Berkshire +84 78 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Surrey +32 55 £45,000 +13.92% 7
Oxfordshire +21 36 £35,000 +40.00% 5
West Sussex +28 28 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 22 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Kent -10 21 £37,500 -11.76%
East Sussex +1 6 £30,000 +12.13%
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 294 (46.52%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (34.49%) SQL
3 194 (30.70%) QA
4 192 (30.38%) Selenium
5 162 (25.63%) Java
6 160 (25.32%) Regression Testing
7 159 (25.16%) C#
8 157 (24.84%) Microsoft
9 142 (22.47%) Finance
10 136 (21.52%) ISTQB
11 129 (20.41%) Automation Testing
12 127 (20.09%) Test Strategy
13 122 (19.30%) SQL Server
14 117 (18.51%) Software Testing
15 111 (17.56%) ISEB
16 108 (17.09%) Automated Testing
17 103 (16.30%) Windows
18 102 (16.14%) Degree
19 101 (15.98%) HP
20 98 (15.51%) Scrum
21 95 (15.03%) HTML
22 92 (14.56%) Test Automation
23 88 (13.92%) SAP
23 88 (13.92%) MS Excel
24 86 (13.61%) SDLC
25 81 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
26 78 (12.34%) JIRA
27 77 (12.18%) WebDriver
28 76 (12.03%) E-Commerce
29 74 (11.71%) Team Foundation Server

Test Scripting
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 16 (2.53%) IIS
2 13 (2.06%) Confluence
3 7 (1.11%) CMS
3 7 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (1.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.32%) Jetty
4 2 (0.32%) SAS
4 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.16%) Drupal
5 1 (0.16%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 88 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.85%) MS Office
3 17 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.11%) MS Project
5 6 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (3.80%) SAP ERP
1 24 (3.80%) SAP Hybris
2 12 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.47%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.47%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.47%) SAP FSCM
4 3 (0.47%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.47%) SAP PP
4 3 (0.47%) SAP PS
4 3 (0.47%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.32%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 2 (0.32%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.16%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.16%) Primavera
6 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.96%) SuccessFactors
2 11 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.42%) SaaS
4 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.80%) Internet
2 12 (1.90%) LDAP
3 9 (1.42%) HTTP
4 4 (0.63%) ATM
4 4 (0.63%) Wireless
5 3 (0.47%) WAN
6 2 (0.32%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.32%) LAN
6 2 (0.32%) Skype
6 2 (0.32%) SSL
7 1 (0.16%) DNS
7 1 (0.16%) Firewall
7 1 (0.16%) SNMP
7 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.75%) MySQL
3 21 (3.32%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.69%) BusinessObjects
5 16 (2.53%) MS Access
6 12 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.42%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.11%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.79%) Big Data
11 5 (0.79%) Blockchain
11 5 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 5 (0.79%) Data Lake
11 5 (0.79%) SAP BW
12 4 (0.63%) QlikView
13 2 (0.32%) Base SAS
13 2 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 192 (30.38%) Selenium
2 78 (12.34%) JIRA
3 77 (12.18%) WebDriver
4 74 (11.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 57 (9.02%) Visual Studio
6 53 (8.39%) HP UFT
7 43 (6.80%) JMeter
8 34 (5.38%) SoapUI
9 28 (4.43%) SpecFlow
10 23 (3.64%) Cucumber
11 18 (2.85%) TestComplete
12 16 (2.53%) Bugzilla
12 16 (2.53%) NUnit
12 16 (2.53%) Trac
13 14 (2.22%) Gatling
14 11 (1.74%) Jenkins
14 11 (1.74%) JUnit
15 10 (1.58%) MSTest
16 9 (1.42%) IntelliJ
17 8 (1.27%) Selenium IDE
General
1 142 (22.47%) Finance
2 53 (8.39%) Retail
3 28 (4.43%) Banking
4 20 (3.16%) Back Office
4 20 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.53%) Marketing
6 13 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.32%) Automotive
8 2 (0.32%) Local Government
8 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.16%) Advertising
9 1 (0.16%) Electronics
9 1 (0.16%) Front Office
9 1 (0.16%) Games
9 1 (0.16%) German Language
9 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Law
9 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 243 (38.45%) Analyst
2 163 (25.79%) Test Analyst
3 106 (16.77%) Tester
4 90 (14.24%) Test Engineer
5 72 (11.39%) QA Engineer
6 50 (7.91%) Automation Test Analyst
6 50 (7.91%) Business Analyst
7 46 (7.28%) Test Leader
8 44 (6.96%) Developer
8 44 (6.96%) Software Tester
9 42 (6.65%) Consultant
10 41 (6.49%) QA Analyst
11 39 (6.17%) Software Test Engineer
12 37 (5.85%) QA Test Analyst
13 36 (5.70%) QA Tester
13 36 (5.70%) Software Analyst
14 34 (5.38%) Automation Tester
14 34 (5.38%) Software Test Analyst
15 32 (5.06%) Test Manager
16 31 (4.91%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (15.03%) HTML
2 65 (10.28%) CSS
3 62 (9.81%) .NET
4 45 (7.12%) XML
5 43 (6.80%) Web Services
6 33 (5.22%) Spring
7 25 (3.96%) SOAP
8 24 (3.80%) J2EE
8 24 (3.80%) REST
9 19 (3.01%) ASP.NET
10 18 (2.85%) RESTful
11 17 (2.69%) Ajax
12 14 (2.22%) DOM
13 12 (1.90%) JMS
13 12 (1.90%) Spring Integration
14 11 (1.74%) WinForms
15 10 (1.58%) HTML5
16 8 (1.27%) jQuery
17 7 (1.11%) AngularJS
17 7 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 73 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.96%) Computer Science
3 24 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 19 (3.01%) iPad
5 13 (2.06%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.11%) Life Science
7 7 (1.11%) Replication
8 6 (0.95%) iPhone
8 6 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.79%) Cyber Attack
9 5 (0.79%) Driving Licence
9 5 (0.79%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.63%) User Experience
11 3 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.47%) Xbox
12 2 (0.32%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.32%) FMCG
13 1 (0.16%) Derivative
13 1 (0.16%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 103 (16.30%) Windows
2 40 (6.33%) Linux
3 28 (4.43%) Unix
4 15 (2.37%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.06%) Android
5 13 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.42%) CentOS
7 6 (0.95%) Amazon Linux
7 6 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) VMS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (46.52%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (25.32%) Regression Testing
3 129 (20.41%) Automation Testing
4 127 (20.09%) Test Strategy
5 117 (18.51%) Software Testing
6 108 (17.09%) Automated Testing
7 98 (15.51%) Scrum
8 92 (14.56%) Test Automation
9 86 (13.61%) SDLC
10 81 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
11 76 (12.03%) E-Commerce
12 64 (10.13%) Manual Testing
13 59 (9.34%) Non-Functional Testing
14 57 (9.02%) Coaching
14 57 (9.02%) Performance Testing
15 55 (8.70%) Project Management
16 54 (8.54%) Functional Testing
17 52 (8.23%) ERP
18 50 (7.91%) BDD
18 50 (7.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 218 (34.49%) SQL
2 162 (25.63%) Java
3 159 (25.16%) C#
4 58 (9.18%) T-SQL
5 41 (6.49%) JavaScript
6 39 (6.17%) C++
7 31 (4.91%) Python
8 25 (3.96%) VB
9 19 (3.01%) C
10 16 (2.53%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.22%) Perl
11 14 (2.22%) VB.NET
11 14 (2.22%) VBScript
12 12 (1.90%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.95%) HQL
13 6 (0.95%) PHP
14 5 (0.79%) Ruby
14 5 (0.79%) VB6
15 4 (0.63%) Tcl
16 2 (0.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 136 (21.52%) ISTQB
2 111 (17.56%) ISEB
3 102 (16.14%) Degree
4 40 (6.33%) Security Cleared
5 35 (5.54%) SC Cleared
6 30 (4.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.47%) PhD
9 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.16%) CBAP
10 1 (0.16%) HND
10 1 (0.16%) IIBA
10 1 (0.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (30.70%) QA
2 8 (1.27%) SLA
3 7 (1.11%) PMO
4 5 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.79%) SDET
5 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (6.17%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.11%) HP SiteScope
2 7 (1.11%) Perfmon
3 3 (0.47%) SELinux
4 2 (0.32%) Grafana
5 1 (0.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 157 (24.84%) Microsoft
2 101 (15.98%) HP
3 88 (13.92%) SAP
4 56 (8.86%) Oracle
5 25 (3.96%) Ariba
6 24 (3.80%) hybris
7 12 (1.90%) Dynatrace
8 9 (1.42%) IBM
9 8 (1.27%) Riverbed
10 7 (1.11%) SOASTA, Inc
11 6 (0.95%) TOWER Software
11 6 (0.95%) Twitter
12 5 (0.79%) Apple
12 5 (0.79%) Facebook
13 4 (0.63%) VMware
14 3 (0.47%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.47%) Red Hat
15 2 (0.32%) Infor
15 2 (0.32%) JD Edwards
15 2 (0.32%) Tableau
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 7% pension / Private Health 25 - 3
Posted: 11 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £50 - 60k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £32,500 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £17,000 per annum 6 monthly salary review
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK
Salary: bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Portsmouth
Talent Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 21 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Posted: 26 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + 26 days hol
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago