The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 60 106 105
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 59 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.20% 0.57% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 0.73% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 57 9 21
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Test Scripting
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1493 1236 1461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.10% 77.64% 76.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 1070 1262
Average salary £41,500 £41,125 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cambridge region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 63 (60.58%) QA
2 50 (48.08%) Python
3 46 (44.23%) Java
4 45 (43.27%) Selenium
5 44 (42.31%) Automated Testing
6 37 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (32.69%) Scrum
8 32 (30.77%) Linux
9 31 (29.81%) C#
10 28 (26.92%) ISEB
10 28 (26.92%) ISTQB
11 27 (25.96%) JIRA
11 27 (25.96%) Manual Testing
12 25 (24.04%) Test Automation
13 24 (23.08%) Perl
14 23 (22.12%) Software Testing
15 21 (20.19%) Internet
16 20 (19.23%) Regression Testing
16 20 (19.23%) WebDriver
17 19 (18.27%) Wireless
17 19 (18.27%) Ruby
17 19 (18.27%) JavaScript
18 18 (17.31%) HTML
19 17 (16.35%) CSS
19 17 (16.35%) Windows
19 17 (16.35%) Automation Testing
20 16 (15.38%) HTTP
20 16 (15.38%) TDD
21 14 (13.46%) Degree
21 14 (13.46%) UNIX

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS Office
2 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.19%) Internet
2 19 (18.27%) Wireless
3 16 (15.38%) HTTP
4 12 (11.54%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (11.54%) Bluetooth
5 4 (3.85%) WAN
5 4 (3.85%) OSPF
5 4 (3.85%) BGP
5 4 (3.85%) DNS
5 4 (3.85%) Firewall
6 2 (1.92%) X.509
6 2 (1.92%) SNMP
7 1 (0.96%) TETRA
7 1 (0.96%) GPRS
7 1 (0.96%) GSM
7 1 (0.96%) UMTS
7 1 (0.96%) LTE
Development Applications
1 45 (43.27%) Selenium
2 27 (25.96%) JIRA
3 20 (19.23%) WebDriver
4 7 (6.73%) Bugzilla
5 6 (5.77%) JUnit
5 6 (5.77%) FitNesse
6 4 (3.85%) WATIR
7 3 (2.88%) JMeter
7 3 (2.88%) NUnit
7 3 (2.88%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.88%) TestNG
7 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.88%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.92%) Hudson
8 2 (1.92%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.92%) Sahi
8 2 (1.92%) eggPlant
General
1 9 (8.65%) Finance
2 5 (4.81%) Electronics
2 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.88%) Games
3 3 (2.88%) Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Military
4 2 (1.92%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) Law
5 1 (0.96%) Publishing
5 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (48.08%) Test Engineer
2 32 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 21 (20.19%) Software Test Engineer
4 20 (19.23%) Tester
5 18 (17.31%) Analyst
5 18 (17.31%) Test Analyst
6 15 (14.42%) QA Engineer
7 13 (12.50%) Software Tester
8 6 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Senior QA Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Web Test Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) Web Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) QA Tester
9 5 (4.81%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Automated Test Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Development Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Systems Test Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Senior Tester
10 4 (3.85%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.31%) HTML
2 17 (16.35%) CSS
3 12 (11.54%) Web Services
4 6 (5.77%) .NET
5 4 (3.85%) REST
6 3 (2.88%) XML
7 2 (1.92%) GTK+
7 2 (1.92%) J2EE
7 2 (1.92%) Swing
7 2 (1.92%) CGI
7 2 (1.92%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.92%) Java EE
8 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.85%) Mobile App
1 4 (3.85%) Client/Server
1 4 (3.85%) Streaming Media
1 4 (3.85%) IPTV
2 3 (2.88%) Mathematics
2 3 (2.88%) Firmware
2 3 (2.88%) iPhone
3 2 (1.92%) Open Source
3 2 (1.92%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (1.92%) Chemistry
3 2 (1.92%) Biology
3 2 (1.92%) Life Science
4 1 (0.96%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (0.96%) Online Games
4 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (30.77%) Linux
2 17 (16.35%) Windows
3 14 (13.46%) UNIX
4 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.85%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.85%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.92%) Debian
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (42.31%) Automated Testing
2 37 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (32.69%) Scrum
4 27 (25.96%) Manual Testing
5 25 (24.04%) Test Automation
6 23 (22.12%) Software Testing
7 20 (19.23%) Regression Testing
8 17 (16.35%) Automation Testing
9 16 (15.38%) TDD
10 14 (13.46%) Performance Testing
11 12 (11.54%) OOP
11 12 (11.54%) OO
12 10 (9.62%) Compatibility Testing
12 10 (9.62%) Web Testing
13 9 (8.65%) Validation
14 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce
14 7 (6.73%) User Stories
15 6 (5.77%) BDD
16 5 (4.81%) Software Engineering
17 4 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (48.08%) Python
2 46 (44.23%) Java
3 31 (29.81%) C#
4 24 (23.08%) Perl
5 19 (18.27%) Ruby
5 19 (18.27%) JavaScript
6 12 (11.54%) SQL
7 10 (9.62%) C++
7 10 (9.62%) Tcl
8 7 (6.73%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.81%) C
10 3 (2.88%) PHP
10 3 (2.88%) TTCN
10 3 (2.88%) Scala
11 2 (1.92%) F#
12 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (26.92%) ISEB
1 28 (26.92%) ISTQB
2 14 (13.46%) Degree
3 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (60.58%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.96%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.96%) GAMP
2 1 (0.96%) GCP
2 1 (0.96%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (6.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
2 4 (3.85%) Perforce
3 3 (2.88%) HP
4 1 (0.96%) Adobe
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