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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 75 70 54
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 35 44 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.30% 2.92% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 3.54% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 32 43 55
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,670
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
1237 1242 1345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.27% 82.47% 73.38%
Number of salaries quoted 973 1072 1123
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 March 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 39 (47.56%) Selenium
2 37 (45.12%) Manual Testing
3 35 (42.68%) Java
4 32 (39.02%) QA
5 31 (37.80%) Automated Testing
5 31 (37.80%) Linux
6 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (30.49%) Python
7 25 (30.49%) SQL
7 25 (30.49%) Test Automation
8 22 (26.83%) Degree
9 21 (25.61%) Perl
10 18 (21.95%) HTML
10 18 (21.95%) UNIX
10 18 (21.95%) Windows
10 18 (21.95%) Scrum
11 17 (20.73%) Web Services
11 17 (20.73%) C++
11 17 (20.73%) JavaScript
12 16 (19.51%) C#
12 16 (19.51%) ISTQB
13 15 (18.29%) Software Testing
13 15 (18.29%) TDD
13 15 (18.29%) ISEB
14 14 (17.07%) Internet
15 12 (14.63%) C
15 12 (14.63%) CSS
15 12 (14.63%) Finance
15 12 (14.63%) JIRA
16 11 (13.41%) XML

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.07%) Internet
2 5 (6.10%) HTTP
3 3 (3.66%) Wireless
3 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.44%) DNS
4 2 (2.44%) SSL
4 2 (2.44%) DHCP
5 1 (1.22%) SNMP
5 1 (1.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (47.56%) Selenium
2 12 (14.63%) JIRA
3 9 (10.98%) JUnit
3 9 (10.98%) TestNG
4 8 (9.76%) WebDriver
5 7 (8.54%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.10%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (4.88%) eggPlant
7 4 (4.88%) TestComplete
8 3 (3.66%) WinRunner
8 3 (3.66%) QARun
8 3 (3.66%) QADirector
8 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.44%) Fiddler
9 2 (2.44%) JMeter
9 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.22%) Maven
10 1 (1.22%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.22%) Hudson
10 1 (1.22%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (14.63%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.66%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Games
4 2 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (34.15%) Tester
2 24 (29.27%) Test Engineer
3 15 (18.29%) Analyst
3 15 (18.29%) Test Analyst
4 14 (17.07%) Automation Tester
5 10 (12.20%) Software Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) Software Test Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Lead Tester
7 8 (9.76%) Software Tester
8 6 (7.32%) Automation Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Automated Tester
10 4 (4.88%) Development Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Senior Development Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) Systems Test Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) Automation Engineer
12 2 (2.44%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.95%) HTML
2 17 (20.73%) Web Services
3 12 (14.63%) CSS
4 11 (13.41%) XML
5 7 (8.54%) .NET
6 6 (7.32%) REST
7 3 (3.66%) WinForms
7 3 (3.66%) WCF
7 3 (3.66%) WPF
7 3 (3.66%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (2.44%) RESTful
8 2 (2.44%) SOAP
9 1 (1.22%) Swing
9 1 (1.22%) J2EE
9 1 (1.22%) CGI
9 1 (1.22%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.22%) Java EE
9 1 (1.22%) JSON
9 1 (1.22%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Visualisation
2 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.10%) GIS
3 5 (6.10%) Open Source
4 4 (4.88%) Life Science
4 4 (4.88%) Chemistry
4 4 (4.88%) Biology
5 3 (3.66%) User Experience
6 2 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.22%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 31 (37.80%) Linux
2 18 (21.95%) UNIX
2 18 (21.95%) Windows
3 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.22%) Windows CE
3 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.12%) Manual Testing
2 31 (37.80%) Automated Testing
3 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (30.49%) Test Automation
5 18 (21.95%) Scrum
6 15 (18.29%) Software Testing
6 15 (18.29%) TDD
7 10 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (12.20%) OO
7 10 (12.20%) Regression Testing
8 9 (10.98%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.98%) BDD
9 8 (9.76%) OOP
10 7 (8.54%) Validation
10 7 (8.54%) User Stories
10 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.10%) Use Case
11 5 (6.10%) Kanban
11 5 (6.10%) Test Strategy
12 4 (4.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (42.68%) Java
2 25 (30.49%) Python
2 25 (30.49%) SQL
3 21 (25.61%) Perl
4 17 (20.73%) C++
4 17 (20.73%) JavaScript
5 16 (19.51%) C#
6 12 (14.63%) C
7 8 (9.76%) Ruby
8 4 (4.88%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.66%) VB
10 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.44%) PHP
11 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (26.83%) Degree
2 16 (19.51%) ISTQB
3 15 (18.29%) ISEB
4 5 (6.10%) VCP4
4 5 (6.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (39.02%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.22%) GAMP
2 1 (1.22%) GCP
2 1 (1.22%) GMP
2 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.22%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Bonus,Free Gym, Food, Pension, Hea
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £4000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago