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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 93 80 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 21 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.61% 1.91% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 2.40% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 26
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 £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1069 917 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.04% 79.60% 69.96%
Number of salaries quoted 989 813 622
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 23 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 23 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 -25 7 £32,500 -13.33%
Luton -8 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 23 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 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) Degree
3 12 (38.71%) QA
3 12 (38.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (29.03%) ISEB
5 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
5 8 (25.81%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (22.58%) Scrum
7 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
7 6 (19.35%) Data Analysis
7 6 (19.35%) C#
7 6 (19.35%) XML
7 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
8 5 (16.13%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Windows
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.90%) Project Management
9 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
9 4 (12.90%) .NET
9 4 (12.90%) C++
9 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
9 4 (12.90%) System Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Test Management
9 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
10 3 (9.68%) WCF
10 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.68%) ReSharper

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) 3ds Max
1 2 (6.45%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.68%) Bugzilla
2 3 (9.68%) ReSharper
2 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.68%) FogBugz
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
2 2 (6.45%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Test Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Tester
4 5 (16.13%) Graduate
4 5 (16.13%) Coordinator
4 5 (16.13%) Test Coordinator
4 5 (16.13%) Test Leader
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) QA Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Data Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Graduate Data Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Tester
7 2 (6.45%) IT Graduate
7 2 (6.45%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) XML
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) WinForms
3 3 (9.68%) WCF
3 3 (9.68%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (9.68%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Animation
3 1 (3.23%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (25.81%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (22.58%) Scrum
4 6 (19.35%) Data Analysis
4 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.13%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (12.90%) System Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
6 4 (12.90%) Test Management
6 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) Regression Testing
7 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Usability Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Game Development
8 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) C#
3 4 (12.90%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Degree
2 9 (29.03%) ISEB
3 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) EMC
Bedford
Brightred Resourcing
Salary: £0 - £23,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago