Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 122 172
Rank change year-on-year -47 +50 +25
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 54 127 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.03% 2.24% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 2.52% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 34 85 147
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £26,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,500 £57,500 £53,950
South East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% -8.24%

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 4,637 5,039 6,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.80% 89.03% 87.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,824 4,071 5,517
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +4.44%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Egham +18 10 - -
Leatherhead +4 9 £50,000 +7.53% 1
Guildford -7 7 £40,750 +16.43% 3
Reigate -21 5 £55,000 +46.67%
Woking +8 3 £58,750 +11.90% 2
Redhill 0 3 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Cobham - 1 £50,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 28 (51.85%) Test Automation
2 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (33.33%) QA
3 18 (33.33%) Java
4 17 (31.48%) Regression Testing
5 15 (27.78%) SQL
5 15 (27.78%) SDLC
6 14 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (25.93%) C#
7 13 (24.07%) Python
7 13 (24.07%) Scrum
8 12 (22.22%) JIRA
8 12 (22.22%) Linux
8 12 (22.22%) C
9 11 (20.37%) SAP
9 11 (20.37%) ISEB
9 11 (20.37%) Coaching
10 10 (18.52%) SAP Hybris
10 10 (18.52%) hybris
10 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
10 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
10 10 (18.52%) ERP
10 10 (18.52%) Internet
10 10 (18.52%) J2EE
10 10 (18.52%) Perl
10 10 (18.52%) SAP ERP
10 10 (18.52%) Business Development
10 10 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (18.52%) Finance
10 10 (18.52%) Spring

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 4 (7.41%) Confluence
2 3 (5.56%) CICS
2 3 (5.56%) SAS
2 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 10 (18.52%) SAP ERP
1 10 (18.52%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.85%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.85%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) DB2
2 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) JIRA
2 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.67%) Selenium
4 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
4 7 (12.96%) ProC
4 7 (12.96%) PVCS
5 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
5 5 (9.26%) TestRail
6 4 (7.41%) Bitbucket
6 4 (7.41%) WATIR
7 3 (5.56%) HP UFT
7 3 (5.56%) JMeter
7 3 (5.56%) JUnit
7 3 (5.56%) LoadRunner
7 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
7 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.85%) JBehave
8 1 (1.85%) NeoLoad
8 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Analyst
2 13 (24.07%) Test Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Architect
3 10 (18.52%) Hybris Architect
3 10 (18.52%) SAP Architect
3 10 (18.52%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 10 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (16.67%) Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Systems Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Tester
6 5 (9.26%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) QA Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Automation Tester
7 4 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) QA Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) J2EE
1 10 (18.52%) Spring
2 3 (5.56%) CSS
2 3 (5.56%) Gherkin
2 3 (5.56%) HTML
2 3 (5.56%) REST
2 3 (5.56%) Web Services
2 3 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.70%) .NET
4 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.85%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) User Experience
2 4 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Fintech
3 3 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Unix
3 7 (12.96%) AIX
4 3 (5.56%) Windows
5 1 (1.85%) Solaris
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Test Automation
2 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (31.48%) Regression Testing
4 15 (27.78%) SDLC
5 14 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (24.07%) Scrum
7 11 (20.37%) Coaching
8 10 (18.52%) Business Development
8 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
8 10 (18.52%) ERP
8 10 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (16.67%) Test Strategy
10 8 (14.81%) Scenario Testing
11 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
11 7 (12.96%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (12.96%) System Testing
11 7 (12.96%) TDD
11 7 (12.96%) Waterfall
11 7 (12.96%) Web Development
12 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) Java
2 15 (27.78%) SQL
3 14 (25.93%) C#
4 13 (24.07%) Python
5 12 (22.22%) C
6 10 (18.52%) Perl
7 6 (11.11%) C++
7 6 (11.11%) Ruby
8 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
8 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.56%) COBOL
9 3 (5.56%) PL/1
9 3 (5.56%) REXX
9 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.56%) VB
9 3 (5.56%) VBScript
10 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.85%) PHP
11 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) ISEB
2 9 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 7 (12.96%) Degree
4 5 (9.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (7.41%) PMI Certification
5 4 (7.41%) PMP
6 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) ACF2
1 4 (7.41%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) HP ALM
2 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) SAP
2 10 (18.52%) hybris
3 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.96%) HP
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle
5 3 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) Cognos
6 1 (1.85%) Sage