The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank - - 35
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - - 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
274 268 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 83.28% 87.58% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 265 240 151
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Bedford

Test Scripting
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Coordinator
1 2 (66.67%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Supplier Management
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft