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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 55 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.46% 0.39% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.44% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 6
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £35,000 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
549 685 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.83% 89.19% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 460 610 702
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
Bedford +20 5 £31,000 -11.42%
Luton - 3 £50,500 -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) BDD
3 12 (37.50%) C#
4 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
4 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
4 9 (28.13%) Agile Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Functional Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (28.13%) SDLC
4 9 (28.13%) Project Management
4 9 (28.13%) Regression Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Scrum
4 9 (28.13%) Selenium
4 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
5 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (25.00%) SQL
5 8 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 8 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
5 8 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (21.88%) RESTful
6 7 (21.88%) Ruby
7 6 (18.75%) QA
7 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (15.63%) System Testing
8 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Finance
8 5 (15.63%) Java
8 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
8 5 (15.63%) HP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Selenium
2 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 4 (12.50%) Robot Framework
3 3 (9.38%) JIRA
3 3 (9.38%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
4 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
5 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Interactive Media
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Tester
2 11 (34.38%) Automation Tester
3 7 (21.88%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Coordinator
4 5 (15.63%) QA Leader
4 5 (15.63%) Test Coordinator
5 4 (12.50%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
6 3 (9.38%) QA Manager
6 3 (9.38%) QA Test Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Test Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) QA Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) RESTful
2 3 (9.38%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) iPad
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) BDD
3 9 (28.13%) Agile Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Functional Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Project Management
3 9 (28.13%) Regression Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Scrum
3 9 (28.13%) SDLC
3 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
3 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
3 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
4 8 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 8 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.63%) System Testing
6 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) Ruby
4 5 (15.63%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) HP
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Sun
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft