Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 128 164
Rank change year-on-year -6 +36 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 127 129 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.16% 2.24% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 2.64% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 102 100 143
Surrey median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,575 £31,125 £29,000
90th Percentile £55,775 £53,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -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 5,189 4,895 7,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.35% 84.92% 87.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4,275 4,029 6,163
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,250 £26,050
90th Percentile £67,500 £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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Woking +32 46 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Leatherhead +26 24 £50,500 +8.60% 1
Egham -10 17 - -
Reigate -11 16 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Cobham +11 9 £34,500 -23.33%
Staines +4 4 - -
Walton-on-Thames - 3 £24,000 -
Dorking +7 2 £36,250 +61.11%
Redhill +8 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Esher - 1 £56,500 - 1
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 81 (63.78%) Test Automation
2 67 (52.76%) SQL
3 59 (46.46%) Selenium
4 51 (40.16%) QA
5 44 (34.65%) SDLC
6 43 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (33.07%) C#
8 40 (31.50%) TDD
9 37 (29.13%) Visual Studio
10 34 (26.77%) Scenario Testing
11 32 (25.20%) SQL Server
11 32 (25.20%) Scrum
12 31 (24.41%) T-SQL
12 31 (24.41%) AngularJS
13 27 (21.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (19.69%) Java
15 22 (17.32%) E-Commerce
16 20 (15.75%) Coaching
17 19 (14.96%) Test Strategy
17 19 (14.96%) Waterfall
17 19 (14.96%) Regression Testing
17 19 (14.96%) JIRA
18 18 (14.17%) Use Case
18 18 (14.17%) Ruby
18 18 (14.17%) HP Quality Center
18 18 (14.17%) System Testing
18 18 (14.17%) Kanban
18 18 (14.17%) TestRail
19 17 (13.39%) SAP Hybris
19 17 (13.39%) hybris

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 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (13.39%) SAP ERP
1 17 (13.39%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.72%) SaaS
2 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.39%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) Intranet
2 1 (0.79%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.20%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.72%) Big Data
3 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 59 (46.46%) Selenium
2 37 (29.13%) Visual Studio
3 19 (14.96%) JIRA
4 18 (14.17%) TestRail
5 13 (10.24%) Cucumber
5 13 (10.24%) TestDirector
6 10 (7.87%) WATIR
7 9 (7.09%) Bitbucket
7 9 (7.09%) Jenkins
7 9 (7.09%) WebDriver
8 7 (5.51%) ProC
9 6 (4.72%) Git (software)
9 6 (4.72%) HP UFT
10 5 (3.94%) MSTest
10 5 (3.94%) NUnit
11 3 (2.36%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.57%) Appium
12 2 (1.57%) JMeter
12 2 (1.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (8.66%) Finance
1 11 (8.66%) Retail
2 2 (1.57%) Legal
3 1 (0.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (33.86%) Analyst
2 34 (26.77%) Test Analyst
3 25 (19.69%) Tester
4 18 (14.17%) Test Engineer
5 17 (13.39%) Architect
5 17 (13.39%) Hybris Architect
5 17 (13.39%) SAP Architect
5 17 (13.39%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 17 (13.39%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (10.24%) Team Leader
6 13 (10.24%) Test Automation Engineer
6 13 (10.24%) Test Leader
6 13 (10.24%) Test Team Leader
7 11 (8.66%) Automation Test Analyst
8 9 (7.09%) QA Analyst
8 9 (7.09%) Software Analyst
9 8 (6.30%) Test Automation Specialist
9 8 (6.30%) Test Specialist
10 7 (5.51%) Automation Tester
10 7 (5.51%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.41%) AngularJS
2 17 (13.39%) J2EE
2 17 (13.39%) Spring
3 12 (9.45%) XML
4 8 (6.30%) Gherkin
5 4 (3.15%) HTML
5 4 (3.15%) Web Services
6 3 (2.36%) PRADO
6 3 (2.36%) REST
7 2 (1.57%) CSS
8 1 (0.79%) .NET
8 1 (0.79%) Ajax
8 1 (0.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.66%) Smart Meter
3 9 (7.09%) User Experience
4 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.24%) Unix
2 8 (6.30%) Linux
3 6 (4.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (63.78%) Test Automation
2 44 (34.65%) SDLC
3 43 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (31.50%) TDD
5 34 (26.77%) Scenario Testing
6 32 (25.20%) Scrum
7 27 (21.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (17.32%) E-Commerce
9 20 (15.75%) Coaching
10 19 (14.96%) Regression Testing
10 19 (14.96%) Test Strategy
10 19 (14.96%) Waterfall
11 18 (14.17%) Kanban
11 18 (14.17%) System Testing
11 18 (14.17%) Use Case
12 17 (13.39%) Business Development
12 17 (13.39%) ERP
12 17 (13.39%) Test Planning
13 14 (11.02%) Mentoring
14 10 (7.87%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 67 (52.76%) SQL
2 42 (33.07%) C#
3 31 (24.41%) T-SQL
4 25 (19.69%) Java
5 18 (14.17%) Ruby
6 8 (6.30%) Perl
6 8 (6.30%) Python
7 7 (5.51%) C
7 7 (5.51%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.57%) PHP
9 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (13.39%) Degree
2 15 (11.81%) ISTQB
3 12 (9.45%) ISEB
4 8 (6.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.57%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (40.16%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
Systems Management
1 18 (14.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (13.39%) hybris
1 17 (13.39%) SAP
2 16 (12.60%) HP
3 10 (7.87%) Oracle
4 4 (3.15%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.36%) ForgeRock
5 3 (2.36%) Remedy
5 3 (2.36%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.79%) RedGate