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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 50 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 21 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.18% 0.60% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 0.68% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 6
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -19.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £65,000 £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
595 738 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 90.02% 89.02% 84.12%
Number of salaries quoted 520 678 657
Median salary £50,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Luton - 14 £50,250 -
Bedford +25 8 £31,000 -11.42%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) BDD
3 13 (35.14%) SQL
3 13 (35.14%) C#
3 13 (35.14%) Selenium
4 10 (27.03%) Waterfall
5 9 (24.32%) Test Strategy
5 9 (24.32%) Agile Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Functional Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (24.32%) SDLC
5 9 (24.32%) Project Management
5 9 (24.32%) Regression Testing
5 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
5 9 (24.32%) Scrum
6 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
6 8 (21.62%) QA
6 8 (21.62%) Software Delivery
6 8 (21.62%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Virtual Environments
6 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (18.92%) Automation Testing
7 7 (18.92%) Robot Framework
7 7 (18.92%) Web Testing
7 7 (18.92%) RESTful
7 7 (18.92%) Ruby
7 7 (18.92%) Java
7 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
8 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
8 6 (16.22%) Finance

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 (8.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Selenium
2 7 (18.92%) Robot Framework
3 5 (13.51%) JIRA
3 5 (13.51%) LoadRunner
4 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
5 2 (5.41%) ClearQuest
5 2 (5.41%) HP UFT
5 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.70%) Subversion
6 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Interactive Media
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Tester
2 12 (32.43%) Automation Tester
3 8 (21.62%) Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) QA Leader
5 6 (16.22%) Test Leader
5 6 (16.22%) Test Manager
6 5 (13.51%) Coordinator
6 5 (13.51%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) QA Manager
6 5 (13.51%) QA Test Manager
6 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Test Coordinator
7 3 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Software Tester
9 1 (2.70%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) QA Tester
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Administrator
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Tester
9 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) RESTful
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
3 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) iPad
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) BDD
3 10 (27.03%) Waterfall
4 9 (24.32%) Agile Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Functional Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Project Management
4 9 (24.32%) Regression Testing
4 9 (24.32%) Scrum
4 9 (24.32%) SDLC
4 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
4 9 (24.32%) Test Strategy
5 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (21.62%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Software Delivery
5 8 (21.62%) Virtual Environments
6 7 (18.92%) Automation Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Web Testing
7 6 (16.22%) API Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
7 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) C#
1 13 (35.14%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) Ruby
2 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) HP
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Sun
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft