Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 143 188
Rank change year-on-year +13 +45 -36
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 133 139 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.13% 2.11% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 2.46% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 96 123 113
Surrey median annual salary £40,000 £47,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% +13.25% +3.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £27,600
90th Percentile £53,500 £53,750 £58,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Test Scripting 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 Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5533 5652 7465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.81% 85.71% 87.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4478 4732 6488
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Surrey

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Surrey

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Surrey over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Surrey

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Reigate -28 24 £46,250 -2.63% 1
Woking +26 21 £40,000 -17.95% 4
Egham -4 18 - - 1
Leatherhead +27 15 £50,500 +8.60%
Cobham - 9 £34,500 -
Redhill +4 6 £41,250 -17.50%
Dorking - 6 £35,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 5 £24,000 -
Staines -1 4 - - 1
Guildford -17 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Virginia Water - 2 £50,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 63 (47.37%) SQL
2 60 (45.11%) Test Automation
3 45 (33.83%) QA
3 45 (33.83%) Regression Testing
4 42 (31.58%) Finance
4 42 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (30.83%) Selenium
6 38 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 36 (27.07%) ISTQB
7 36 (27.07%) TDD
8 34 (25.56%) Scrum
9 33 (24.81%) SDLC
10 32 (24.06%) C#
11 30 (22.56%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (21.80%) Visual Studio
13 28 (21.05%) Java
13 28 (21.05%) Use Case
14 27 (20.30%) E-Commerce
15 24 (18.05%) Scenario Testing
16 23 (17.29%) HP Quality Center
17 22 (16.54%) HP
17 22 (16.54%) XML
18 20 (15.04%) SQL Server
18 20 (15.04%) Degree
18 20 (15.04%) Acceptance Criteria
18 20 (15.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 20 (15.04%) Coaching
19 19 (14.29%) AngularJS
19 19 (14.29%) T-SQL
19 19 (14.29%) ISEB

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.50%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (11.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (13.53%) SAP ERP
1 18 (13.53%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.53%) Internet
2 2 (1.50%) NGN
3 1 (0.75%) Intranet
3 1 (0.75%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.75%) Big Data
3 1 (0.75%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (30.83%) Selenium
2 29 (21.80%) Visual Studio
3 14 (10.53%) WebDriver
4 12 (9.02%) TestDirector
5 9 (6.77%) TestRail
6 8 (6.02%) MSTest
6 8 (6.02%) NUnit
7 7 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.76%) ProC
9 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
9 4 (3.01%) JIRA
10 3 (2.26%) Protractor
10 3 (2.26%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.26%) TestComplete
11 2 (1.50%) Appium
11 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.50%) HP UFT
11 2 (1.50%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.50%) Subversion
12 1 (0.75%) JMeter
General
1 42 (31.58%) Finance
2 12 (9.02%) Retail
3 5 (3.76%) Legal
4 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.26%) Banking
6 2 (1.50%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (50.38%) Analyst
2 45 (33.83%) Test Analyst
3 18 (13.53%) Architect
3 18 (13.53%) Hybris Architect
3 18 (13.53%) SAP Architect
3 18 (13.53%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 18 (13.53%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (12.78%) Systems Analyst
5 15 (11.28%) Automation Test Analyst
6 14 (10.53%) Pensions Analyst
7 12 (9.02%) Test Engineer
8 10 (7.52%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 10 (7.52%) Tester
8 10 (7.52%) XML Analyst
9 9 (6.77%) Financial Analyst
9 9 (6.77%) Regression Test Analyst
9 9 (6.77%) Service Analyst
9 9 (6.77%) Software Analyst
9 9 (6.77%) Workflow Analyst
10 8 (6.02%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.54%) XML
2 19 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 18 (13.53%) J2EE
3 18 (13.53%) Spring
4 8 (6.02%) Gherkin
5 6 (4.51%) HTML
6 5 (3.76%) PRADO
7 2 (1.50%) .NET
7 2 (1.50%) REST
8 1 (0.75%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.75%) CSS
8 1 (0.75%) CSS3
8 1 (0.75%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.75%) POSIX
8 1 (0.75%) SOAP
8 1 (0.75%) Web Services
8 1 (0.75%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.75%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.02%) Smart Meter
3 4 (3.01%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.02%) Unix
2 5 (3.76%) Linux
3 3 (2.26%) AIX
3 3 (2.26%) Windows
4 1 (0.75%) FreeBSD
4 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (45.11%) Test Automation
2 45 (33.83%) Regression Testing
3 42 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 36 (27.07%) TDD
6 34 (25.56%) Scrum
7 33 (24.81%) SDLC
8 30 (22.56%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (21.05%) Use Case
10 27 (20.30%) E-Commerce
11 24 (18.05%) Scenario Testing
12 20 (15.04%) Acceptance Criteria
12 20 (15.04%) Coaching
13 18 (13.53%) Business Development
13 18 (13.53%) ERP
13 18 (13.53%) Test Strategy
14 15 (11.28%) Functional Testing
14 15 (11.28%) Manual Testing
15 14 (10.53%) BPR
15 14 (10.53%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 63 (47.37%) SQL
2 32 (24.06%) C#
3 28 (21.05%) Java
4 19 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 9 (6.77%) Ruby
6 8 (6.02%) Python
7 7 (5.26%) C
7 7 (5.26%) Perl
8 5 (3.76%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.76%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.50%) C++
9 2 (1.50%) PHP
10 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.75%) VB
10 1 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (27.07%) ISTQB
2 20 (15.04%) Degree
2 20 (15.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 19 (14.29%) ISEB
4 6 (4.51%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (33.83%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 23 (17.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (16.54%) HP
2 18 (13.53%) hybris
2 18 (13.53%) SAP
3 11 (8.27%) Oracle
4 5 (3.76%) Remedy
5 4 (3.01%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.26%) ForgeRock
6 3 (2.26%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.75%) TOWER Software