The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 253 229
Rank change year-on-year +34 -24  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1382 1328 1576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.55% 1.35% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.52% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 1165 1360
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,225
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £60,600 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +7.63% -1.36%  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79794 87486 96432
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.91% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 263997 301274 311895
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,000 £29,789
10% offered a salary of more than £81,250 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in the UK

Test Scripting
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in the UK

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in the UK

Test Scripting
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 1317 £42,500 +6.25% 178
UK excluding London +41 977 £38,750 +7.63% 136
London +1 383 £52,500 +10.52% 57
North of England +31 316 £37,500 +7.14% 46
South East +47 305 £40,000 - 27
Midlands -1 132 £38,000 +16.92% 22
South West +44 117 £35,000 -6.66% 17
East of England -41 64 £47,500 - 9
Scotland +21 38 £33,500 -4.28% 10
Wales -5 9 £41,000 +2.50% 1
Northern Ireland - 9 £45,500 - 4

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 1832 (65.15%) Test Automation
2 1459 (51.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1113 (39.58%) Selenium
4 983 (34.96%) QA
5 850 (30.23%) SQL
6 824 (29.30%) Java
7 714 (25.39%) Finance
8 686 (24.40%) C#
9 610 (21.69%) ISTQB
10 580 (20.63%) SDLC
11 547 (19.45%) ISEB
12 518 (18.42%) Test Strategy
13 516 (18.35%) Microsoft
14 498 (17.71%) User Acceptance Testing
15 487 (17.32%) Cucumber
16 485 (17.25%) BDD
17 457 (16.25%) Scrum
18 442 (15.72%) Software Testing
19 434 (15.43%) Regression Testing
20 405 (14.40%) TDD
20 405 (14.40%) Degree
21 398 (14.15%) WebDriver
22 373 (13.26%) Python
23 364 (12.94%) Manual Testing
24 363 (12.91%) JIRA
25 333 (11.84%) SQL Server
26 326 (11.59%) Windows
27 308 (10.95%) Functional Testing
28 300 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
29 298 (10.60%) .NET

Test Scripting
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 68 (2.42%) SharePoint
2 43 (1.53%) CMS
3 37 (1.32%) Confluence
4 31 (1.10%) IIS
5 24 (0.85%) Apache
6 23 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
7 18 (0.64%) Tomcat
8 16 (0.57%) EPiServer
9 15 (0.53%) JBoss
10 11 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (0.32%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.18%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.18%) Smallworld
14 4 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.11%) Umbraco
16 2 (0.071%) NetWeaver
16 2 (0.071%) SAS
Applications
1 167 (5.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 120 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.036%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.036%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 42 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.10%) SAP ERP
3 30 (1.07%) SAP Hybris
4 22 (0.78%) SAP CO
4 22 (0.78%) SAP FI
4 22 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
5 21 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
9 8 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
9 8 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.25%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 7 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.21%) Finacle
11 6 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (0.21%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 94 (3.34%) GitHub
2 73 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
4 58 (2.06%) SaaS
5 13 (0.46%) BrowserStack
6 12 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
7 10 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.21%) Office 365
10 4 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.11%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.071%) IaaS
12 2 (0.071%) PaaS
13 1 (0.036%) Engine Yard
13 1 (0.036%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 1 (0.036%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 75 (2.67%) Internet
2 51 (1.81%) Wireless
3 32 (1.14%) Intranet
4 27 (0.96%) HTTP
5 16 (0.57%) WLAN
6 14 (0.50%) LDAP
7 8 (0.28%) Firewall
7 8 (0.28%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.21%) DNS
9 5 (0.18%) ATM
9 5 (0.18%) LAN
9 5 (0.18%) WAN
10 4 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.11%) Diameter Protocol
11 3 (0.11%) SAN
11 3 (0.11%) VPN
12 2 (0.071%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.071%) Cisco Wireless
12 2 (0.071%) VLAN
12 2 (0.071%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 119 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 77 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
4 76 (2.70%) MySQL
5 56 (1.99%) Big Data
6 40 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
7 39 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
9 24 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
10 23 (0.82%) Power BI
11 21 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
11 21 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 18 (0.64%) MS Access
13 14 (0.50%) Oracle Database
14 13 (0.46%) Blockchain
14 13 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
15 12 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
15 12 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (0.39%) Hadoop
16 11 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1113 (39.58%) Selenium
2 487 (17.32%) Cucumber
3 398 (14.15%) WebDriver
4 363 (12.91%) JIRA
5 260 (9.25%) HP UFT
6 245 (8.71%) Jenkins
7 199 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 189 (6.72%) SpecFlow
9 178 (6.33%) JMeter
9 178 (6.33%) SoapUI
10 145 (5.16%) Visual Studio
11 136 (4.84%) LoadRunner
12 132 (4.69%) Git (software)
13 76 (2.70%) Gatling
14 73 (2.60%) Subversion
15 71 (2.52%) TeamCity
16 66 (2.35%) NUnit
17 46 (1.64%) JUnit
18 38 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 35 (1.24%) Bugzilla
General
1 714 (25.39%) Finance
2 213 (7.57%) Banking
3 201 (7.15%) Retail
4 102 (3.63%) Telecoms
5 64 (2.28%) Financial Institution
6 61 (2.17%) Electronics
7 59 (2.10%) Legal
8 58 (2.06%) Marketing
9 55 (1.96%) Law
10 50 (1.78%) Back Office
10 50 (1.78%) Manufacturing
11 39 (1.39%) Games
12 37 (1.32%) Investment Banking
13 22 (0.78%) Front Office
14 21 (0.75%) Polish Language
15 15 (0.53%) Billing
16 14 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.39%) Advertising
18 9 (0.32%) Military
19 8 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1034 (36.77%) Analyst
2 717 (25.50%) Test Analyst
3 654 (23.26%) Tester
4 426 (15.15%) Test Engineer
5 325 (11.56%) Automation Tester
6 261 (9.28%) QA Engineer
7 232 (8.25%) Developer
8 221 (7.86%) Test Automation Engineer
9 192 (6.83%) QA Analyst
10 185 (6.58%) Test Leader
11 183 (6.51%) QA Tester
12 163 (5.80%) Automation Test Analyst
12 163 (5.80%) Software Tester
13 145 (5.16%) Senior Tester
14 142 (5.05%) Business Analyst
15 124 (4.41%) QA Test Analyst
16 114 (4.05%) Software Analyst
17 108 (3.84%) Consultant
17 108 (3.84%) Senior Analyst
18 101 (3.59%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (10.60%) .NET
2 222 (7.89%) HTML
3 214 (7.61%) Gherkin
4 178 (6.33%) Web Services
5 174 (6.19%) XML
6 141 (5.01%) CSS
7 139 (4.94%) SOAP
8 98 (3.49%) ASP.NET
9 78 (2.77%) REST
10 70 (2.49%) .NET Framework
11 67 (2.38%) AngularJS
12 64 (2.28%) HTML5
13 57 (2.03%) RESTful
14 56 (1.99%) Spring
15 45 (1.60%) Node.js
16 42 (1.49%) J2EE
17 36 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
17 36 (1.28%) jQuery
18 32 (1.14%) JSON
19 30 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 300 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (4.98%) Computer Science
3 130 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 120 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 66 (2.35%) Fixed Income
6 58 (2.06%) User Experience
7 56 (1.99%) iPad
8 46 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 46 (1.64%) Fintech
9 40 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 39 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
11 37 (1.32%) Equities
12 36 (1.28%) Derivative
13 24 (0.85%) Algorithms
13 24 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (0.78%) N-Tier
15 19 (0.68%) e-Learning
16 18 (0.64%) Credit Derivative
16 18 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
17 16 (0.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 326 (11.59%) Windows
2 241 (8.57%) Linux
3 145 (5.16%) Unix
4 74 (2.63%) Android
5 72 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 23 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.43%) AIX
7 12 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.28%) CentOS
9 8 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
10 7 (0.25%) FreeBSD
11 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.18%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.14%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.071%) Solaris
14 2 (0.071%) VMS
14 2 (0.071%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.036%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1832 (65.15%) Test Automation
2 1459 (51.88%) Agile Software Development
3 580 (20.63%) SDLC
4 518 (18.42%) Test Strategy
5 498 (17.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 485 (17.25%) BDD
7 457 (16.25%) Scrum
8 442 (15.72%) Software Testing
9 434 (15.43%) Regression Testing
10 405 (14.40%) TDD
11 364 (12.94%) Manual Testing
12 308 (10.95%) Functional Testing
13 296 (10.53%) Scenario Testing
14 285 (10.14%) Non-Functional Testing
15 235 (8.36%) Continuous Integration
16 227 (8.07%) Test Management
17 222 (7.89%) Waterfall
18 205 (7.29%) System Integration Testing
19 198 (7.04%) E-Commerce
20 193 (6.86%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 850 (30.23%) SQL
2 824 (29.30%) Java
3 686 (24.40%) C#
4 373 (13.26%) Python
5 261 (9.28%) JavaScript
6 145 (5.16%) Ruby
7 138 (4.91%) C
8 136 (4.84%) C++
9 78 (2.77%) Perl
10 67 (2.38%) T-SQL
11 64 (2.28%) VB
12 57 (2.03%) PHP
12 57 (2.03%) VBScript
13 47 (1.67%) VB.NET
14 46 (1.64%) PL/SQL
15 35 (1.24%) Shell Script
16 28 (1.00%) PowerShell
17 27 (0.96%) Bash Shell
18 23 (0.82%) Scala
19 18 (0.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 610 (21.69%) ISTQB
2 547 (19.45%) ISEB
3 405 (14.40%) Degree
4 252 (8.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 142 (5.05%) Security Cleared
6 62 (2.20%) DV Cleared
7 57 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 48 (1.71%) SC Cleared
9 16 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (0.57%) Master's Degree
10 15 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 11 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
12 9 (0.32%) HND
13 7 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (0.25%) MCP
14 5 (0.18%) HNC
14 5 (0.18%) OCP
14 5 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
14 5 (0.18%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 983 (34.96%) QA
2 25 (0.89%) PMO
3 22 (0.78%) SLA
4 11 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.18%) HL7
5 5 (0.18%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.14%) COBIT
6 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.14%) MiFID
6 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.071%) EMIR
7 2 (0.071%) GCP
7 2 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.071%) WCAG
8 1 (0.036%) DICOM
8 1 (0.036%) WAI
System Software
1 30 (1.07%) Firmware
2 20 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.50%) Active Directory
4 13 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.28%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.21%) Docker
7 4 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.14%) XenApp
8 1 (0.036%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.036%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.036%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.036%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.036%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 177 (6.29%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.36%) Ganglia
3 9 (0.32%) Netcool
4 8 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.18%) Ansible
5 5 (0.18%) HockeyApp
6 4 (0.14%) HP SIM
6 4 (0.14%) logstash
7 3 (0.11%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.11%) Puppet
8 2 (0.071%) Grafana
9 1 (0.036%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.036%) Cacti
9 1 (0.036%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.036%) Kibana
9 1 (0.036%) Nagios
9 1 (0.036%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.036%) SCCM
9 1 (0.036%) SmoothWall
9 1 (0.036%) vRealize
Vendors
1 516 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 244 (8.68%) Oracle
3 205 (7.29%) HP
4 162 (5.76%) SAP
5 32 (1.14%) hybris
5 32 (1.14%) Tableau
6 26 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
6 26 (0.92%) VMware
7 23 (0.82%) Atlassian
8 19 (0.68%) Dynatrace
8 19 (0.68%) Vermilion
9 18 (0.64%) Cognizant
10 16 (0.57%) Citrix
10 16 (0.57%) Perforce
11 15 (0.53%) Facebook
12 13 (0.46%) Apple
13 12 (0.43%) Cisco
13 12 (0.43%) TOWER Software
14 11 (0.39%) Ariba
14 11 (0.39%) Google
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