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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 57 83 61
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -22
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 54 47 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.83% 2.55% 3.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.68% 3.23% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 49 44 66
Average salary £47,500 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.82% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
1153 1455 1439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.83% 79.08% 77.91%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1189 1240
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 41 (47.67%) Selenium
2 39 (45.35%) Manual Testing
3 37 (43.02%) Java
4 36 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (39.53%) C++
6 33 (38.37%) QA
7 32 (37.21%) Automated Testing
8 31 (36.05%) Linux
9 26 (30.23%) Test Automation
10 25 (29.07%) Python
11 22 (25.58%) Degree
12 21 (24.42%) C
12 21 (24.42%) Perl
13 20 (23.26%) SQL
13 20 (23.26%) Finance
13 20 (23.26%) Scrum
14 19 (22.09%) C#
15 17 (19.77%) OO
15 17 (19.77%) UNIX
16 16 (18.60%) Windows
17 14 (16.28%) Web Services
17 14 (16.28%) Software Testing
17 14 (16.28%) Cucumber
18 13 (15.12%) ISTQB
18 13 (15.12%) TDD
18 13 (15.12%) OOP
19 12 (13.95%) Visualisation
19 12 (13.95%) Mentoring
20 11 (12.79%) Kanban
20 11 (12.79%) Project Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.33%) ArcGIS
1 2 (2.33%) IIS
1 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Office
2 2 (2.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.63%) Skype
2 5 (5.81%) Internet
3 3 (3.49%) Network Security
4 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.16%) LTE
5 1 (1.16%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 41 (47.67%) Selenium
2 14 (16.28%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.98%) QADirector
4 4 (4.65%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.65%) JIRA
5 3 (3.49%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.49%) FitNesse
5 3 (3.49%) JMeter
6 2 (2.33%) WinRunner
6 2 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (2.33%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.33%) JUnit
6 2 (2.33%) QARun
7 1 (1.16%) Hudson
7 1 (1.16%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.16%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.16%) TestNG
7 1 (1.16%) NUnit
General
1 20 (23.26%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.81%) Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (44.19%) Tester
2 20 (23.26%) Automation Tester
3 13 (15.12%) Analyst
3 13 (15.12%) Test Analyst
4 11 (12.79%) Test Engineer
5 10 (11.63%) Project Manager
6 9 (10.47%) Lead Tester
7 8 (9.30%) Software Tester
8 6 (6.98%) Development Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Test Development Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Development Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Software Manager
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Software Project Manager
11 2 (2.33%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) Web Services
2 9 (10.47%) XML
2 9 (10.47%) HTML
3 7 (8.14%) .NET
4 4 (4.65%) RESTful
5 3 (3.49%) CSS
5 3 (3.49%) SOAP
6 2 (2.33%) J2EE
6 2 (2.33%) WinForms
6 2 (2.33%) JSF
6 2 (2.33%) Dojo
6 2 (2.33%) WCF
6 2 (2.33%) WPF
6 2 (2.33%) GWT
6 2 (2.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (1.16%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Visualisation
2 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.98%) GIS
4 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.49%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.33%) Chemistry
6 2 (2.33%) Biology
6 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.33%) Life Science
6 2 (2.33%) User Experience
6 2 (2.33%) Open Source
7 1 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.05%) Linux
2 17 (19.77%) UNIX
3 16 (18.60%) Windows
4 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.35%) Manual Testing
2 36 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (37.21%) Automated Testing
4 26 (30.23%) Test Automation
5 20 (23.26%) Scrum
6 17 (19.77%) OO
7 14 (16.28%) Software Testing
8 13 (15.12%) TDD
8 13 (15.12%) OOP
9 12 (13.95%) Mentoring
10 11 (12.79%) Kanban
10 11 (12.79%) Project Management
11 10 (11.63%) Software Engineering
12 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2
12 8 (9.30%) Risk Management
13 7 (8.14%) Validation
13 7 (8.14%) Test Strategy
14 4 (4.65%) Use Case
14 4 (4.65%) User Stories
15 3 (3.49%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (43.02%) Java
2 34 (39.53%) C++
3 25 (29.07%) Python
4 21 (24.42%) C
4 21 (24.42%) Perl
5 20 (23.26%) SQL
6 19 (22.09%) C#
7 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.98%) Ruby
9 4 (4.65%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.33%) VB
10 2 (2.33%) PHP
10 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.16%) TTCN
11 1 (1.16%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 22 (25.58%) Degree
2 13 (15.12%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.14%) ISEB
4 6 (6.98%) APMP
4 6 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.65%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (38.37%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (2.33%) ESRI
1 2 (2.33%) Sophos
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle
1 2 (2.33%) Google
1 2 (2.33%) Fujitsu
1 2 (2.33%) Lumension
1 2 (2.33%) WorldPay
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ECM Selection
Salary: to c£55,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to c£55,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago