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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 61 97 97
Rank change year-on-year
+36 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 60 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.41% 0.90% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 1.13% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 58 14 31
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1445 1242 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.20% 79.41% 75.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 1087 1319
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 62 (57.94%) QA
2 57 (53.27%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (48.60%) Manual Testing
4 48 (44.86%) Java
4 48 (44.86%) Python
5 46 (42.99%) Selenium
6 43 (40.19%) Automated Testing
7 37 (34.58%) Linux
8 30 (28.04%) C#
9 29 (27.10%) ISEB
10 28 (26.17%) Scrum
10 28 (26.17%) ISTQB
10 28 (26.17%) JIRA
11 24 (22.43%) Test Automation
12 23 (21.50%) Software Testing
12 23 (21.50%) Internet
12 23 (21.50%) Perl
13 22 (20.56%) Regression Testing
14 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
15 20 (18.69%) HTML
15 20 (18.69%) Ruby
16 19 (17.76%) CSS
16 19 (17.76%) Windows
16 19 (17.76%) WebDriver
17 17 (15.89%) HTTP
18 16 (14.95%) Web Services
18 16 (14.95%) Wireless
19 15 (14.02%) SQL
19 15 (14.02%) Finance
19 15 (14.02%) TDD

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (7.48%) MS Office
2 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.50%) Internet
2 17 (15.89%) HTTP
3 16 (14.95%) Wireless
4 6 (5.61%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (5.61%) Bluetooth
5 5 (4.67%) DNS
6 4 (3.74%) Firewall
6 4 (3.74%) WAN
6 4 (3.74%) SNMP
6 4 (3.74%) OSPF
6 4 (3.74%) BGP
7 2 (1.87%) X.509
8 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.93%) DHCP
8 1 (0.93%) SSL
8 1 (0.93%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (42.99%) Selenium
2 28 (26.17%) JIRA
3 19 (17.76%) WebDriver
4 8 (7.48%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.54%) Bugzilla
6 6 (5.61%) JUnit
7 5 (4.67%) FitNesse
8 4 (3.74%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (3.74%) WATIR
8 4 (3.74%) Maven
9 3 (2.80%) eggPlant
9 3 (2.80%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (2.80%) NUnit
9 3 (2.80%) JMeter
9 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (2.80%) TestComplete
9 3 (2.80%) TestNG
10 2 (1.87%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.87%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (14.02%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.67%) Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Games
4 3 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.87%) Electronics
5 2 (1.87%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.87%) Military
5 2 (1.87%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (42.06%) Test Engineer
2 32 (29.91%) Software Engineer
3 21 (19.63%) Tester
4 20 (18.69%) Software Test Engineer
5 17 (15.89%) Analyst
5 17 (15.89%) Test Analyst
6 15 (14.02%) Software Tester
7 14 (13.08%) QA Engineer
8 8 (7.48%) Senior Test Engineer
9 7 (6.54%) Senior QA Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Development Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Automated Test Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (5.61%) Developer
11 5 (4.67%) QA Tester
11 5 (4.67%) Web Analyst
11 5 (4.67%) Web Test Analyst
12 4 (3.74%) Systems Integration Engineer
12 4 (3.74%) Senior Development Engineer
12 4 (3.74%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.69%) HTML
2 19 (17.76%) CSS
3 16 (14.95%) Web Services
4 7 (6.54%) .NET
5 6 (5.61%) REST
6 4 (3.74%) J2EE
6 4 (3.74%) Swing
6 4 (3.74%) CGI
6 4 (3.74%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.74%) Java EE
6 4 (3.74%) GTK+
7 3 (2.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.67%) User Experience
2 5 (4.67%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.74%) Streaming Media
3 4 (3.74%) IPTV
3 4 (3.74%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.80%) Pharmacovigilance
4 3 (2.80%) iPhone
5 2 (1.87%) Open Source
5 2 (1.87%) Chemistry
5 2 (1.87%) Biology
5 2 (1.87%) Life Science
5 2 (1.87%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 37 (34.58%) Linux
2 19 (17.76%) Windows
3 13 (12.15%) UNIX
4 4 (3.74%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.74%) Debian
4 4 (3.74%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (53.27%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (48.60%) Manual Testing
3 43 (40.19%) Automated Testing
4 28 (26.17%) Scrum
5 24 (22.43%) Test Automation
6 23 (21.50%) Software Testing
7 22 (20.56%) Regression Testing
8 15 (14.02%) TDD
8 15 (14.02%) Performance Testing
9 13 (12.15%) Automation Testing
10 12 (11.21%) Mentoring
11 11 (10.28%) OOP
12 10 (9.35%) Compatibility Testing
12 10 (9.35%) Web Testing
13 9 (8.41%) OO
14 8 (7.48%) Network Management
14 8 (7.48%) User Stories
15 7 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (6.54%) Validation
15 7 (6.54%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (44.86%) Java
1 48 (44.86%) Python
2 30 (28.04%) C#
3 23 (21.50%) Perl
4 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
5 20 (18.69%) Ruby
6 15 (14.02%) SQL
7 8 (7.48%) C
7 8 (7.48%) Bash Shell
8 7 (6.54%) C++
9 6 (5.61%) Tcl
10 3 (2.80%) Scala
10 3 (2.80%) PHP
11 2 (1.87%) F#
12 1 (0.93%) TTCN
12 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (27.10%) ISEB
2 28 (26.17%) ISTQB
3 8 (7.48%) Degree
4 4 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.74%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (57.94%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (2.80%) GAMP
2 3 (2.80%) GCP
2 3 (2.80%) GMP
2 3 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
2 4 (3.74%) Perforce
3 3 (2.80%) HP
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