The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 52 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.11% 0.35% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.43% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £21,500 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.86% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
225 233 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 83.33% 82.04% 92.12%
Number of salaries quoted 197 227 179
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
Bedfordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Bedford

Test Scripting
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (80.00%) QA
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) System Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (40.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) Selenium
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Management
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (10.00%) ERP
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Coordinator
1 7 (70.00%) Test Coordinator
2 6 (60.00%) Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) QA Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) System Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft