The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 93 82 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -22
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 22 22 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.67% 1.90% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.38% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 27
Average salary £32,500 £29,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.24% -0.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1080 925 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.07% 79.95% 69.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 821 621
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Scripting
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -22 7 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Luton -13 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £34,000 -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) Degree
3 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (36.36%) QA
5 11 (33.33%) ISEB
6 10 (30.30%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
8 7 (21.21%) Scrum
8 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
9 6 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
9 6 (18.18%) C#
9 6 (18.18%) XML
9 6 (18.18%) Windows
10 5 (15.15%) Project Management
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
11 4 (12.12%) System Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Test Management
11 4 (12.12%) FogBugz
11 4 (12.12%) Bugzilla
11 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
11 4 (12.12%) .NET
11 4 (12.12%) C++
11 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
12 3 (9.09%) Web Services
12 3 (9.09%) Management Information System

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Mingle
1 2 (6.06%) 3ds Max
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) FogBugz
1 4 (12.12%) Bugzilla
1 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.09%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 3 (9.09%) Legal
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Publishing
2 2 (6.06%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Test Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Tester
3 5 (15.15%) Coordinator
3 5 (15.15%) Test Coordinator
3 5 (15.15%) Graduate
3 5 (15.15%) Test Leader
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) QA Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Graduate Data Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Tester
6 2 (6.06%) IT Graduate
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) XML
2 4 (12.12%) .NET
3 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 3 (9.09%) WinForms
3 3 (9.09%) WCF
3 3 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.06%) Animation
3 1 (3.03%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (30.30%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) Scrum
3 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
4 6 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) Test Strategy
6 4 (12.12%) System Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Test Management
6 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
7 3 (9.09%) TDD
7 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Game Development
8 2 (6.06%) Resource Management
8 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Degree
2 11 (33.33%) ISEB
3 7 (21.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) EMC
Bedford
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £0 - £23,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago