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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 63 84 87
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 24 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.81% 0.90% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 1.01% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 5
Median salary £52,750 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.11% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £40,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £64,000 £43,600
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
780 887 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.44% 88.26% 82.07%
Number of salaries quoted 686 789 718
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,500
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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton -1 20 £55,000 +15.78%
Bedford +5 5 £30,500 -12.85%
Dunstable +17 1 £60,500 +0.83%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) BDD
3 17 (42.50%) Waterfall
3 17 (42.50%) SQL
4 15 (37.50%) Selenium
5 14 (35.00%) Test Automation
5 14 (35.00%) C#
6 13 (32.50%) Regression Testing
6 13 (32.50%) Scrum
6 13 (32.50%) Test Strategy
6 13 (32.50%) Agile Testing
7 12 (30.00%) Functional Testing
7 12 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (30.00%) Software Delivery
7 12 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 12 (30.00%) SDLC
7 12 (30.00%) Virtual Environments
7 12 (30.00%) JIRA
7 12 (30.00%) Project Management
7 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (27.50%) Ruby
8 11 (27.50%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (22.50%) Java
10 9 (22.50%) HP
11 8 (20.00%) LoadRunner
11 8 (20.00%) Automation Testing
11 8 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (17.50%) iPad
12 7 (17.50%) SpecFlow

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 (7.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Selenium
2 12 (30.00%) JIRA
3 8 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 7 (17.50%) HP UFT
4 7 (17.50%) Robot Framework
4 7 (17.50%) SpecFlow
5 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (12.50%) ClearQuest
7 1 (2.50%) JMeter
7 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Tester
2 17 (42.50%) Automation Tester
3 10 (25.00%) Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Test Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Test Manager
5 6 (15.00%) QA Leader
5 6 (15.00%) QA Manager
5 6 (15.00%) QA Test Manager
5 6 (15.00%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Coordinator
7 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Test Coordinator
8 1 (2.50%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Test Automation Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) RESTful
2 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.50%) iPad
3 6 (15.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) BDD
3 17 (42.50%) Waterfall
4 14 (35.00%) Test Automation
5 13 (32.50%) Agile Testing
5 13 (32.50%) Regression Testing
5 13 (32.50%) Scrum
5 13 (32.50%) Test Strategy
6 12 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (30.00%) Functional Testing
6 12 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 12 (30.00%) Project Management
6 12 (30.00%) SDLC
6 12 (30.00%) Software Delivery
6 12 (30.00%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 8 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (17.50%) API Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Time Management
8 7 (17.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) C#
3 11 (27.50%) Ruby
4 9 (22.50%) Java
5 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
6 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) HP
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Sun
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft