The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 78 86 73
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 14 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.28% 1.72% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 2.14% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 24
Average salary £43,750 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Test Scripting
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
941 936 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 86.17% 80.34% 79.63%
Number of salaries quoted 748 858 782
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +12 7 £45,000 +23.28%
Dunstable - 5 £45,000 -
Bedford +19 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Leighton Buzzard -2 1 £36,000 +5.88%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) .NET
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) MS Office
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) Release Management
6 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
7 4 (19.05%) Change Management
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (19.05%) Hyperion
7 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (19.05%) Essbase
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle
7 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (19.05%) HP
7 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
7 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
7 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Hyperion Planning
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (14.29%) QA
8 3 (14.29%) Performance Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) Liferay
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (19.05%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (4.76%) Infor M3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Essbase
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (9.52%) OLAP
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.52%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) JMeter
3 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.76%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Tester
3 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Solutions Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) MI Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Service Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tester
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) CSS3
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.76%) SCADA
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (28.57%) Release Management
2 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Test Planning
3 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
3 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 3 (14.29%) Line Management
5 2 (9.52%) UML
5 2 (9.52%) ERP
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) VB
4 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.52%) C
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Hyperion
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) VocaLink
3 1 (4.76%) Infor
3 1 (4.76%) EMC