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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 196 215
Rank change year-on-year +40 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 306 283 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.09% 1.53% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.77% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 252 252 249
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -5.40%  

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 12711 16005 18201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.87% 86.64% 86.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10500 13457 14604
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Berkshire +53 75 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Surrey +32 61 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Hampshire 0 61 £32,500 -7.14% 8
East Sussex +42 27 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Oxfordshire +22 26 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 24 £33,250 -11.33% 5
West Sussex +22 23 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Kent -15 10 £35,000 -17.64%
Test Scripting
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 430 (65.35%) Test Automation
2 316 (48.02%) Agile Software Development
3 264 (40.12%) SQL
4 247 (37.54%) QA
4 247 (37.54%) Selenium
5 196 (29.79%) Java
6 173 (26.29%) C#
7 164 (24.92%) Regression Testing
8 153 (23.25%) Finance
9 151 (22.95%) Microsoft
10 145 (22.04%) Test Strategy
11 129 (19.60%) ISTQB
12 125 (19.00%) Software Testing
13 123 (18.69%) Windows
14 113 (17.17%) WebDriver
15 109 (16.57%) JIRA
15 109 (16.57%) Scrum
16 107 (16.26%) ISEB
17 105 (15.96%) SQL Server
18 97 (14.74%) Degree
19 92 (13.98%) Manual Testing
20 91 (13.83%) HP
21 87 (13.22%) SDLC
22 85 (12.92%) HTML
22 85 (12.92%) User Acceptance Testing
23 81 (12.31%) Functional Testing
24 77 (11.70%) Scenario Testing
25 75 (11.40%) Microsoft Excel
26 73 (11.09%) HP UFT
27 71 (10.79%) Non-Functional Testing

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 13 (1.98%) CMS
2 9 (1.37%) IIS
3 5 (0.76%) Confluence
4 4 (0.61%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.46%) Apache
5 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.30%) SAS
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 75 (11.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (3.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 31 (4.71%) SAP ERP
2 30 (4.56%) SAP Hybris
3 7 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.76%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 5 (0.76%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.15%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.15%) Primavera
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
3 9 (1.37%) SaaS
4 6 (0.91%) BrowserStack
4 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.02%) Internet
2 13 (1.98%) LDAP
3 4 (0.61%) Wireless
4 3 (0.46%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (0.30%) Firewall
6 1 (0.15%) 4G
6 1 (0.15%) DAB
6 1 (0.15%) DNS
6 1 (0.15%) GPRS
6 1 (0.15%) GSM
6 1 (0.15%) HTTP
6 1 (0.15%) Intranet
6 1 (0.15%) IPv6
6 1 (0.15%) SNMP
6 1 (0.15%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.15%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.86%) Relational Database
3 25 (3.80%) MySQL
4 18 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (1.98%) MS Access
7 10 (1.52%) Big Data
7 10 (1.52%) Blockchain
8 8 (1.22%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.06%) Data Lake
9 7 (1.06%) QlikView
10 5 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 5 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.76%) SAP BW
11 4 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.30%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.30%) Looker
14 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 247 (37.54%) Selenium
2 113 (17.17%) WebDriver
3 109 (16.57%) JIRA
4 73 (11.09%) HP UFT
5 59 (8.97%) JMeter
5 59 (8.97%) Visual Studio
6 58 (8.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 43 (6.53%) Cucumber
8 42 (6.38%) Jenkins
9 37 (5.62%) SoapUI
10 32 (4.86%) Git (software)
11 31 (4.71%) SpecFlow
12 30 (4.56%) NUnit
13 27 (4.10%) Gatling
14 24 (3.65%) Capybara
15 23 (3.50%) Eclipse
16 21 (3.19%) LoadRunner
17 16 (2.43%) Bugzilla
17 16 (2.43%) MSTest
17 16 (2.43%) Subversion
General
1 153 (23.25%) Finance
2 55 (8.36%) Retail
3 23 (3.50%) Banking
3 23 (3.50%) Financial Institution
4 20 (3.04%) Back Office
5 17 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.43%) Marketing
7 12 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.76%) Automotive
8 5 (0.76%) Digital Economy
9 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.30%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Front Office
11 1 (0.15%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 207 (31.46%) Analyst
2 140 (21.28%) Tester
3 136 (20.67%) Test Analyst
3 136 (20.67%) Test Engineer
4 98 (14.89%) QA Engineer
5 59 (8.97%) Test Automation Engineer
6 51 (7.75%) Automation Tester
6 51 (7.75%) Developer
7 49 (7.45%) QA Analyst
8 47 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
9 46 (6.99%) QA Tester
9 46 (6.99%) Software Tester
10 41 (6.23%) Software Test Engineer
11 40 (6.08%) QA Test Analyst
12 37 (5.62%) Automation Test Analyst
12 37 (5.62%) Business Analyst
13 35 (5.32%) QA Test Engineer
14 34 (5.17%) Consultant
15 31 (4.71%) Software Analyst
16 29 (4.41%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (12.92%) HTML
2 55 (8.36%) CSS
3 48 (7.29%) Web Services
4 46 (6.99%) XML
5 44 (6.69%) .NET
6 38 (5.78%) Spring
7 31 (4.71%) SOAP
8 30 (4.56%) J2EE
8 30 (4.56%) RESTful
9 22 (3.34%) REST
10 20 (3.04%) DOM
11 17 (2.58%) ASP.NET
11 17 (2.58%) WinForms
12 13 (1.98%) HTML5
12 13 (1.98%) JMS
12 13 (1.98%) Spring Integration
13 8 (1.22%) Ajax
14 6 (0.91%) AngularJS
14 6 (0.91%) Hibernate
14 6 (0.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (7.29%) Computer Science
3 30 (4.56%) Client/Server
4 28 (4.26%) iPad
5 19 (2.89%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.28%) N-Tier
7 8 (1.22%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
8 7 (1.06%) Replication
9 6 (0.91%) Life Science
9 6 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.61%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.61%) iPhone
11 3 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.46%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.30%) Cyber Defence
12 2 (0.30%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.30%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 123 (18.69%) Windows
2 51 (7.75%) Linux
3 30 (4.56%) Unix
4 14 (2.13%) Android
5 7 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.91%) Amazon Linux
6 6 (0.91%) CentOS
7 4 (0.61%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.46%) AIX
8 3 (0.46%) FreeBSD
8 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (65.35%) Test Automation
2 316 (48.02%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (24.92%) Regression Testing
4 145 (22.04%) Test Strategy
5 125 (19.00%) Software Testing
6 109 (16.57%) Scrum
7 92 (13.98%) Manual Testing
8 87 (13.22%) SDLC
9 85 (12.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 81 (12.31%) Functional Testing
11 77 (11.70%) Scenario Testing
12 71 (10.79%) Non-Functional Testing
13 67 (10.18%) E-Commerce
13 67 (10.18%) Performance Testing
14 59 (8.97%) BDD
15 56 (8.51%) Coaching
16 53 (8.05%) Software Engineering
17 52 (7.90%) Unit Testing
18 51 (7.75%) TDD
19 49 (7.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 264 (40.12%) SQL
2 196 (29.79%) Java
3 173 (26.29%) C#
4 66 (10.03%) Python
5 49 (7.45%) T-SQL
6 38 (5.78%) C++
7 36 (5.47%) C
7 36 (5.47%) VB
8 34 (5.17%) JavaScript
9 26 (3.95%) PL/SQL
10 24 (3.65%) Ruby
11 19 (2.89%) Perl
12 13 (1.98%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.67%) VB6
14 10 (1.52%) PHP
14 10 (1.52%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.52%) VBScript
15 6 (0.91%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.91%) HQL
16 3 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 129 (19.60%) ISTQB
2 107 (16.26%) ISEB
3 97 (14.74%) Degree
4 48 (7.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 38 (5.78%) Security Cleared
6 29 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 21 (3.19%) SC Cleared
8 16 (2.43%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.52%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.30%) CCNA
13 2 (0.30%) CCNP
13 2 (0.30%) MCP
13 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.15%) CBAP
14 1 (0.15%) HND
14 1 (0.15%) IIBA
14 1 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (37.54%) QA
2 8 (1.22%) PMO
3 5 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.46%) Docker
2 3 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (6.84%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.46%) AirWatch
2 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.30%) Ansible
3 2 (0.30%) Grafana
4 1 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 151 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 91 (13.83%) HP
3 64 (9.73%) Oracle
4 59 (8.97%) SAP
5 31 (4.71%) hybris
6 13 (1.98%) Dynatrace
7 12 (1.82%) Facebook
8 11 (1.67%) Apple
9 10 (1.52%) Ariba
10 8 (1.22%) TOWER Software
11 6 (0.91%) Twitter
12 5 (0.76%) Infor
12 5 (0.76%) JD Edwards
13 4 (0.61%) Cisco
13 4 (0.61%) VMware
14 2 (0.30%) Tableau
15 1 (0.15%) Atlassian
15 1 (0.15%) Lumesse
15 1 (0.15%) Peoplefluent
15 1 (0.15%) Sitecore
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: ££competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Iress
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + plus benefits plus bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Union Street
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Intec Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Spectrum IT
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £31,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Posted: 26 days ago