Period
to 12 November 2018

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

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 138 128
Rank change year-on-year -33 -10 +61
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 61 131 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.22% 2.13% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 2.35% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 53 92 130
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.34% +11.18%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,175 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £53,700 £53,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 4,501 5,570 5,899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 90.27% 90.61% 87.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,774 4,510 4,937
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £28,306
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 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
Guildford +21 25 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Leatherhead -3 9 £50,000 -0.99% 2
Reigate -18 3 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Egham +19 2 - -
Redhill +5 2 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Cobham +4 2 £47,500 +37.68%
Woking +2 1 - - 3
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT jobs citing Test Scripting 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 35 (57.38%) Test Automation
2 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (36.07%) Java
3 22 (36.07%) QA
4 21 (34.43%) JIRA
5 19 (31.15%) Selenium
5 19 (31.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (31.15%) Scrum
6 18 (29.51%) Regression Testing
7 17 (27.87%) SQL
7 17 (27.87%) Ruby
8 16 (26.23%) C#
8 16 (26.23%) Jenkins
9 15 (24.59%) Python
10 14 (22.95%) System Testing
11 12 (19.67%) Linux
11 12 (19.67%) Perl
11 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
11 12 (19.67%) WebDriver
12 11 (18.03%) Unix
12 11 (18.03%) ISEB
13 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
13 10 (16.39%) Web Development
13 10 (16.39%) Software Testing
13 10 (16.39%) Finance
13 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (14.75%) TestRail
14 9 (14.75%) Scenario Testing
14 9 (14.75%) User Experience

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 2 (3.28%) Confluence
2 1 (1.64%) CICS
2 1 (1.64%) SAS
2 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) DB2
3 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (34.43%) JIRA
2 19 (31.15%) Selenium
3 16 (26.23%) Jenkins
4 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
4 12 (19.67%) WebDriver
5 9 (14.75%) TestRail
6 8 (13.11%) Cucumber
7 7 (11.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (11.48%) Bitbucket
7 7 (11.48%) Maven
7 7 (11.48%) Subversion
7 7 (11.48%) WATIR
8 6 (9.84%) JMeter
9 4 (6.56%) ProC
9 4 (6.56%) PVCS
10 3 (4.92%) Robot Framework
10 3 (4.92%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.64%) JBehave
11 1 (1.64%) JUnit
11 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Advertising
2 1 (1.64%) Back Office
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Law
2 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Analyst
2 24 (39.34%) Test Analyst
3 15 (24.59%) Tester
4 9 (14.75%) Automation Tester
5 7 (11.48%) Developer
5 7 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Lead Test Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) QA Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Financial Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Software Tester
7 5 (8.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (8.20%) QA Automation Tester
7 5 (8.20%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 5 (8.20%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (8.20%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (8.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) J2EE
2 6 (9.84%) Web Services
3 3 (4.92%) Gherkin
3 3 (4.92%) HTML
4 2 (3.28%) .NET
4 2 (3.28%) CSS
4 2 (3.28%) REST
5 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.64%) HTML5
5 1 (1.64%) jQuery
5 1 (1.64%) Spring
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) User Experience
2 5 (8.20%) Fintech
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Linux
2 11 (18.03%) Unix
3 9 (14.75%) Windows
4 4 (6.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) Test Automation
2 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.15%) Scrum
3 19 (31.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (29.51%) Regression Testing
5 14 (22.95%) System Testing
6 10 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (16.39%) Software Testing
6 10 (16.39%) Web Development
7 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (14.75%) Kanban
7 9 (14.75%) Scenario Testing
7 9 (14.75%) SDLC
8 8 (13.11%) Functional Testing
8 8 (13.11%) Manual Testing
8 8 (13.11%) Test Strategy
9 7 (11.48%) API Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Defect Management
9 7 (11.48%) DevOps
9 7 (11.48%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) Java
2 17 (27.87%) Ruby
2 17 (27.87%) SQL
3 16 (26.23%) C#
4 15 (24.59%) Python
5 12 (19.67%) Perl
6 8 (13.11%) PHP
7 7 (11.48%) C
8 4 (6.56%) C++
8 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.64%) COBOL
10 1 (1.64%) PL/1
10 1 (1.64%) REXX
10 1 (1.64%) VB
10 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) ISEB
2 6 (9.84%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (36.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) ACF2
1 1 (1.64%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) Ansible
1 7 (11.48%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (11.48%) Puppet
1 7 (11.48%) Salt
2 5 (8.20%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.64%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) Cognos
4 1 (1.64%) hybris
4 1 (1.64%) IBM
4 1 (1.64%) Sage
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.64%) Splunk