Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Scenario Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Scenario Testing over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Scenario Testing
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 445 476 516
Rank change year-on-year +31 +40 +34
Permanent jobs citing Scenario Testing 982 1,022 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.59% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.64% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 782 747 724
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +2.41%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Scenario Testing 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 137,145 158,927 161,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.69% 91.80% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 108,107 127,841 133,725
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,735
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Scenario Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Scenario Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Scenario Testing in the UK

Scenario Testing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Scenario Testing.

Salary trend for Scenario Testing in the UK

Scenario Testing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Scenario Testing over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Scenario Testing in the UK

Scenario Testing
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Scenario Testing within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
England +18 869 £45,000 -5.26% 106
UK excluding London +56 553 £45,000 +12.50% 67
London +18 389 £50,000 -13.04% 44
North of England +87 184 £45,000 +12.50% 13
North West +83 145 £45,000 +16.88% 6
South East -9 107 £45,000 - 22
Midlands +17 98 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Scotland +38 73 £60,000 +62.16% 5
East Midlands +20 66 £50,000 +5.26% 6
East of England +55 60 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Yorkshire +30 38 £42,500 +6.25% 5
West Midlands +31 32 £39,114 +20.35% 4
South West -28 30 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Northern Ireland - 2 £57,500 -
North East +12 1 £25,000 -35.06% 2

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT jobs citing Scenario Testing 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 with a requirement for Scenario Testing.

1 544 (55.40%) Test Automation
2 490 (49.90%) Agile Software Development
3 377 (38.39%) Finance
4 348 (35.44%) SQL
5 321 (32.69%) Java
6 316 (32.18%) Test Scripting
7 262 (26.68%) QA
8 253 (25.76%) C#
9 245 (24.95%) Selenium
10 229 (23.32%) Windows
11 227 (23.12%) Software Testing
12 199 (20.26%) Degree
13 189 (19.25%) Cucumber
14 186 (18.94%) User Acceptance Testing
15 183 (18.64%) User Stories
16 182 (18.53%) Microsoft
17 174 (17.72%) BDD
18 165 (16.80%) Test Strategy
19 158 (16.09%) Scrum
19 158 (16.09%) ISTQB
20 156 (15.89%) JIRA
21 155 (15.78%) Linux
22 146 (14.87%) TDD
23 143 (14.56%) Penetration Testing
24 139 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
24 139 (14.15%) Git (software)
25 136 (13.85%) JavaScript
25 136 (13.85%) Jenkins
26 135 (13.75%) XML
26 135 (13.75%) Management Information System

Scenario Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 76 (7.74%) IIS
2 30 (3.05%) Confluence
3 12 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (0.81%) JBoss
5 7 (0.71%) Apache
5 7 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (0.41%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.41%) SAS
7 2 (0.20%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.10%) CMS
8 1 (0.10%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 112 (11.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 30 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
4 22 (2.24%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.22%) Mingle
6 6 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
4 11 (1.12%) SAP CO
4 11 (1.12%) SAP FI
4 11 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (0.81%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 5 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.41%) Magento
8 3 (0.31%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 3 (0.31%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.20%) Global One
9 2 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.20%) LongView
9 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.77%) SaaS
2 34 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (0.92%) OpenShift
6 8 (0.81%) GitHub
7 4 (0.41%) BlazeMeter
7 4 (0.41%) G Suite
8 3 (0.31%) BrowserStack
8 3 (0.31%) PaaS
9 2 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.20%) Taleo
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.10%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (10.90%) Network Security
2 105 (10.69%) Wi-Fi
3 30 (3.05%) HTTP
4 10 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (1.02%) Firewall
5 8 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.51%) FTP
7 3 (0.31%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.31%) Internet
7 3 (0.31%) SAN
7 3 (0.31%) SMTP
8 2 (0.20%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.20%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (0.10%) ADSL
9 1 (0.10%) ATM
9 1 (0.10%) Broadband
9 1 (0.10%) VDSL
9 1 (0.10%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.34%) Relational Database
3 20 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (1.22%) Power BI
5 10 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (0.81%) Big Data
6 8 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.51%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.51%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.41%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (0.41%) GIS
10 4 (0.41%) MySQL
10 4 (0.41%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.31%) Apache Accumulo
11 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 245 (24.95%) Selenium
2 189 (19.25%) Cucumber
3 156 (15.89%) JIRA
4 139 (14.15%) Git (software)
5 136 (13.85%) Jenkins
6 112 (11.41%) SpecFlow
7 78 (7.94%) TeamCity
8 76 (7.74%) NUnit
9 65 (6.62%) WebDriver
10 61 (6.21%) JMeter
11 46 (4.68%) JUnit
12 42 (4.28%) SoapUI
13 40 (4.07%) Zephyr
14 36 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 27 (2.75%) HP UFT
15 27 (2.75%) LoadRunner
15 27 (2.75%) TestRail
16 23 (2.34%) Visual Studio
17 21 (2.14%) Appium
17 21 (2.14%) Subversion
General
1 377 (38.39%) Finance
2 111 (11.30%) Legal
3 76 (7.74%) Banking
4 37 (3.77%) Games
4 37 (3.77%) Marketing
5 21 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.04%) Retail Banking
7 18 (1.83%) Retail
8 17 (1.73%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.73%) Publishing
9 12 (1.22%) Electronics
9 12 (1.22%) General Ledger
9 12 (1.22%) Law
10 9 (0.92%) Advertising
10 9 (0.92%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.61%) Back Office
11 6 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.61%) Front Office
12 4 (0.41%) Military
12 4 (0.41%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 436 (44.40%) Analyst
2 195 (19.86%) Test Analyst
3 163 (16.60%) Test Engineer
4 142 (14.46%) Senior Analyst
5 141 (14.36%) Tester
6 119 (12.12%) IT Analyst
7 107 (10.90%) Security Analyst
8 105 (10.69%) IT Security Analyst
8 105 (10.69%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 105 (10.69%) Senior Security Analyst
9 102 (10.39%) Developer
10 90 (9.16%) Developer in Test
11 86 (8.76%) Business Analyst
11 86 (8.76%) Java Engineer
12 79 (8.04%) Software Developer
13 68 (6.92%) QA Engineer
14 64 (6.52%) Automation Tester
14 64 (6.52%) Software Test Engineer
15 63 (6.42%) Software Engineer
16 56 (5.70%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (13.75%) XML
2 119 (12.12%) REST
3 115 (11.71%) JSON
4 111 (11.30%) .NET
5 107 (10.90%) Gherkin
6 89 (9.06%) Web Services
7 73 (7.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 46 (4.68%) HTML
9 45 (4.58%) SOAP
10 44 (4.48%) CSS
11 41 (4.18%) RESTful
12 29 (2.95%) Node.js
13 26 (2.65%) ASP.NET
14 20 (2.04%) AngularJS
15 18 (1.83%) DOM
16 16 (1.63%) Dagger
17 14 (1.43%) jQuery
18 13 (1.32%) JDBC
19 9 (0.92%) Spring
20 8 (0.81%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 135 (13.75%) Management Information System
2 123 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
3 105 (10.69%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 84 (8.55%) Fintech
5 57 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
6 41 (4.18%) Mobile App
7 34 (3.46%) User Experience
8 14 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.12%) Data Structures
9 11 (1.12%) Wiki
10 9 (0.92%) Social Media
11 8 (0.81%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.71%) Online Games
13 6 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
13 6 (0.61%) e-Learning
13 6 (0.61%) Market Risk
13 6 (0.61%) PMI
13 6 (0.61%) SWIFT
13 6 (0.61%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 229 (23.32%) Windows
2 155 (15.78%) Linux
3 24 (2.44%) Android
4 22 (2.24%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.02%) Unix
6 1 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (55.40%) Test Automation
2 490 (49.90%) Agile Software Development
3 316 (32.18%) Test Scripting
4 227 (23.12%) Software Testing
5 186 (18.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 183 (18.64%) User Stories
7 174 (17.72%) BDD
8 165 (16.80%) Test Strategy
9 158 (16.09%) Scrum
10 146 (14.87%) TDD
11 143 (14.56%) Penetration Testing
12 139 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
13 130 (13.24%) Mentoring
14 124 (12.63%) SDLC
15 123 (12.53%) Regression Testing
16 122 (12.42%) Functional Testing
17 121 (12.32%) Web Development
18 116 (11.81%) OO
19 115 (11.71%) SIEM
20 114 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 348 (35.44%) SQL
2 321 (32.69%) Java
3 253 (25.76%) C#
4 136 (13.85%) JavaScript
5 98 (9.98%) PowerShell
6 87 (8.86%) Python
7 50 (5.09%) Ruby
8 40 (4.07%) C
9 37 (3.77%) C++
10 24 (2.44%) PL/SQL
11 21 (2.14%) Go
12 19 (1.93%) XPath
13 15 (1.53%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.22%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.12%) Perl
15 11 (1.12%) VBA
16 9 (0.92%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.71%) PHP
18 4 (0.41%) R
18 4 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 199 (20.26%) Degree
2 158 (16.09%) ISTQB
3 105 (10.69%) CISSP
3 105 (10.69%) CREST Certified
3 105 (10.69%) SANS
4 86 (8.76%) ISEB
5 65 (6.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 42 (4.28%) Security Cleared
7 24 (2.44%) DV Cleared
8 21 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 19 (1.93%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.02%) JNCIS
11 6 (0.61%) CCIE
11 6 (0.61%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.51%) Master's Degree
13 4 (0.41%) CCNP
13 4 (0.41%) CFA
13 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (26.68%) QA
2 106 (10.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 105 (10.69%) GDPR
3 105 (10.69%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.22%) ISO 9000
5 9 (0.92%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.61%) MiFID
6 6 (0.61%) SEPA
7 5 (0.51%) Basel III
8 4 (0.41%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.20%) IFRS
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.20%) PMO
9 2 (0.20%) TARGET2
10 1 (0.10%) EMIR
10 1 (0.10%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 108 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (7.94%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.65%) Docker
4 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.41%) vSphere
5 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (2.75%) HP ALM
2 19 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (1.63%) Kubernetes
4 15 (1.53%) Puppet
5 12 (1.22%) Ansible
5 12 (1.22%) Terraform
6 10 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.41%) Marathon
8 3 (0.31%) Grafana
8 3 (0.31%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.31%) Rancher
9 2 (0.20%) Packer
10 1 (0.10%) Nmap
10 1 (0.10%) Oozie
Vendors
1 182 (18.53%) Microsoft
2 115 (11.71%) Cisco
3 108 (11.00%) VMware
4 59 (6.01%) Oracle
5 39 (3.97%) HP
6 34 (3.46%) SAP
7 29 (2.95%) Cognizant
8 15 (1.53%) Google
9 12 (1.22%) Telerik
10 11 (1.12%) IBM
11 10 (1.02%) Blue Coat
11 10 (1.02%) CheckPoint
11 10 (1.02%) Juniper
11 10 (1.02%) Palo Alto
11 10 (1.02%) Tableau
12 8 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.71%) Splunk
14 6 (0.61%) Reuters
14 6 (0.61%) Virgin Media
14 6 (0.61%) Workday