Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 131 177
Rank change year-on-year -21 +46 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 90 114 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.72% 2.15% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 2.50% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 63 73 157
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £26,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £54,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% -3.75%

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 4,626 4,551 6,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.35% 85.71% 87.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3,833 3,660 5,939
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +31 29 £40,000 -13.51%
Egham +8 21 - -
Leatherhead +11 17 £40,000 -17.10%
Reigate -13 10 £55,000 +22.22%
Redhill +8 3 £47,500 -11.63%
Guildford -29 2 £39,000 +11.43%
Esher - 1 £56,500 -
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 50 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 37 (41.11%) SQL
3 30 (33.33%) Selenium
4 28 (31.11%) QA
4 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (30.00%) Java
6 26 (28.89%) SDLC
7 25 (27.78%) C#
8 24 (26.67%) Coaching
8 24 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (25.56%) Scenario Testing
9 23 (25.56%) JIRA
10 22 (24.44%) TDD
10 22 (24.44%) SAP
11 21 (23.33%) J2EE
11 21 (23.33%) E-Commerce
11 21 (23.33%) ERP
11 21 (23.33%) Internet
11 21 (23.33%) Spring
11 21 (23.33%) SAP ERP
11 21 (23.33%) Business Development
11 21 (23.33%) SAP Hybris
11 21 (23.33%) hybris
12 18 (20.00%) Scrum
13 16 (17.78%) Degree
13 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
13 16 (17.78%) Visual Studio
14 15 (16.67%) T-SQL
14 15 (16.67%) AngularJS
15 14 (15.56%) 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 (3.33%) Confluence
2 2 (2.22%) CICS
2 2 (2.22%) SAS
2 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 21 (23.33%) SAP ERP
1 21 (23.33%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.11%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) SaaS
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) Big Data
3 2 (2.22%) DB2
3 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.11%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 30 (33.33%) Selenium
2 23 (25.56%) JIRA
3 16 (17.78%) Visual Studio
4 12 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 12 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 9 (10.00%) Bitbucket
5 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (10.00%) HP UFT
5 9 (10.00%) TestRail
5 9 (10.00%) WATIR
6 8 (8.89%) ProC
7 6 (6.67%) TestDirector
8 5 (5.56%) JUnit
8 5 (5.56%) PVCS
9 4 (4.44%) JMeter
9 4 (4.44%) SoapUI
10 3 (3.33%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.22%) WebDriver
12 1 (1.11%) NeoLoad
12 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (1.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (23.33%) Architect
1 21 (23.33%) Hybris Architect
1 21 (23.33%) SAP Architect
1 21 (23.33%) SAP Solutions Architect
1 21 (23.33%) Solutions Architect
2 19 (21.11%) Analyst
2 19 (21.11%) Tester
3 18 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 16 (17.78%) Test Analyst
5 15 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Systems Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Test Leader
8 6 (6.67%) Automation Tester
8 6 (6.67%) QA Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Team Leader
8 6 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
9 5 (5.56%) QA Analyst
10 4 (4.44%) QA Test Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.33%) J2EE
1 21 (23.33%) Spring
2 15 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 6 (6.67%) XML
4 5 (5.56%) Web Services
5 4 (4.44%) REST
6 3 (3.33%) CSS
7 2 (2.22%) HTML
7 2 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.11%) Ajax
8 1 (1.11%) RESTful
8 1 (1.11%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.22%) User Experience
3 4 (4.44%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Linux
2 11 (12.22%) Unix
3 7 (7.78%) AIX
4 1 (1.11%) Solaris
4 1 (1.11%) Windows
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 28 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (28.89%) SDLC
4 24 (26.67%) Coaching
4 24 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (25.56%) Scenario Testing
6 22 (24.44%) TDD
7 21 (23.33%) Business Development
7 21 (23.33%) E-Commerce
7 21 (23.33%) ERP
8 18 (20.00%) Scrum
9 13 (14.44%) Waterfall
10 11 (12.22%) Test Strategy
11 10 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 10 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
12 9 (10.00%) Kanban
12 9 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 9 (10.00%) System Testing
12 9 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (41.11%) SQL
2 27 (30.00%) Java
3 25 (27.78%) C#
4 15 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 10 (11.11%) C
5 10 (11.11%) Perl
5 10 (11.11%) Python
5 10 (11.11%) Ruby
6 6 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.22%) C++
9 2 (2.22%) COBOL
9 2 (2.22%) PL/1
9 2 (2.22%) REXX
9 2 (2.22%) VB
9 2 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Degree
2 14 (15.56%) ISEB
3 8 (8.89%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.33%) PMP
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.22%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (31.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) ACF2
1 3 (3.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) HP ALM
2 7 (7.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (24.44%) SAP
2 21 (23.33%) hybris
3 11 (12.22%) HP
4 8 (8.89%) Oracle
5 2 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.11%) RedGate
6 1 (1.11%) Sage