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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 77 80 103
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 33 49 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.40% 2.71% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 3.24% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 31 47 20
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £31,700 £31,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £47,500
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
1166 1512 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.80% 83.77% 79.54%
Number of salaries quoted 973 1187 1139
Average salary £44,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 August 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 46 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (43.75%) Java
3 33 (41.25%) Selenium
4 31 (38.75%) C++
5 29 (36.25%) Manual Testing
6 28 (35.00%) C
7 26 (32.50%) Finance
7 26 (32.50%) QA
8 25 (31.25%) Project Management
9 22 (27.50%) Automated Testing
9 22 (27.50%) Test Automation
9 22 (27.50%) Skype
10 21 (26.25%) Linux
11 20 (25.00%) Python
11 20 (25.00%) PRINCE2
12 18 (22.50%) SQL
13 16 (20.00%) Scrum
14 15 (18.75%) Management Information System
14 15 (18.75%) Perl
15 14 (17.50%) C#
15 14 (17.50%) Risk Management
16 13 (16.25%) UNIX
17 12 (15.00%) OO
17 12 (15.00%) TDD
17 12 (15.00%) Cucumber
17 12 (15.00%) Software Testing
17 12 (15.00%) Degree
18 11 (13.75%) APMP
19 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
19 10 (12.50%) Visualisation

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (2.50%) IIS
1 2 (2.50%) ArcGIS
1 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Project
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.50%) Skype
2 3 (3.75%) Network Security
3 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) Wireless
4 1 (1.25%) LTE
4 1 (1.25%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 33 (41.25%) Selenium
2 12 (15.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (7.50%) JIRA
3 6 (7.50%) QADirector
4 5 (6.25%) JMeter
4 5 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 4 (5.00%) Hudson
5 4 (5.00%) JUnit
6 3 (3.75%) NUnit
6 3 (3.75%) FitNesse
6 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.75%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (2.50%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.25%) TestNG
General
1 26 (32.50%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) Tester
2 24 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 14 (17.50%) Automation Tester
4 10 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 9 (11.25%) Analyst
5 9 (11.25%) Test Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
7 7 (8.75%) Software Project Manager
7 7 (8.75%) Software Manager
7 7 (8.75%) Lead Tester
8 6 (7.50%) Development Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Test Development Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Development Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (3.75%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) XML
2 8 (10.00%) Web Services
3 5 (6.25%) HTML
3 5 (6.25%) .NET
4 4 (5.00%) RESTful
5 3 (3.75%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.50%) J2EE
6 2 (2.50%) CSS
6 2 (2.50%) JSF
6 2 (2.50%) Dojo
6 2 (2.50%) GWT
7 1 (1.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.00%) Replication
4 2 (2.50%) GIS
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.25%) Linux
2 13 (16.25%) UNIX
3 9 (11.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (36.25%) Manual Testing
3 25 (31.25%) Project Management
4 22 (27.50%) Automated Testing
4 22 (27.50%) Test Automation
5 20 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 16 (20.00%) Scrum
7 14 (17.50%) Risk Management
8 12 (15.00%) OO
8 12 (15.00%) TDD
8 12 (15.00%) Software Testing
9 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 9 (11.25%) OOP
10 9 (11.25%) Time Management
10 9 (11.25%) Kanban
10 9 (11.25%) Agile Project Management
11 6 (7.50%) User Stories
11 6 (7.50%) BDD
11 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.75%) Java
2 31 (38.75%) C++
3 28 (35.00%) C
4 20 (25.00%) Python
5 18 (22.50%) SQL
6 15 (18.75%) Perl
7 14 (17.50%) C#
8 6 (7.50%) Ruby
9 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.25%) TTCN
11 1 (1.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) Degree
2 11 (13.75%) APMP
3 9 (11.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.75%) ISEB
6 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (32.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (3.75%) WorldPay
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.50%) Sophos
2 2 (2.50%) ESRI
2 2 (2.50%) Google
2 2 (2.50%) Fujitsu
2 2 (2.50%) Lumension
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Base+Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: From £21,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago