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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 68 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 43 54 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.90% 3.00% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.59% 3.78% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 39 54 68
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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 £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
1199 1430 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 80.74% 79.31% 75.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1217 1278
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,217 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 20 April 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 43 (51.19%) Selenium
2 41 (48.81%) Manual Testing
3 38 (45.24%) Java
4 37 (44.05%) QA
4 37 (44.05%) Automated Testing
5 36 (42.86%) Linux
6 33 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (34.52%) C++
8 28 (33.33%) Python
9 26 (30.95%) Test Automation
10 25 (29.76%) Perl
10 25 (29.76%) SQL
10 25 (29.76%) Degree
11 22 (26.19%) Scrum
12 21 (25.00%) UNIX
13 19 (22.62%) Windows
14 18 (21.43%) C#
15 17 (20.24%) Web Services
16 16 (19.05%) OO
16 16 (19.05%) TDD
17 15 (17.86%) Software Testing
17 15 (17.86%) ISTQB
18 14 (16.67%) C
18 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
19 13 (15.48%) HTML
19 13 (15.48%) Finance
19 13 (15.48%) Cucumber
20 12 (14.29%) OOP
21 11 (13.10%) ISEB
21 11 (13.10%) Visualisation

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (1.19%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) Internet
2 3 (3.57%) HTTP
2 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.38%) Network Security
4 1 (1.19%) Skype
4 1 (1.19%) DHCP
4 1 (1.19%) DNS
4 1 (1.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) Big Data
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 43 (51.19%) Selenium
2 13 (15.48%) Cucumber
3 8 (9.52%) JIRA
4 7 (8.33%) JUnit
4 7 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 6 (7.14%) TestNG
6 5 (5.95%) QADirector
7 4 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (3.57%) QARun
8 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.57%) WinRunner
9 2 (2.38%) JMeter
9 2 (2.38%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.38%) Fiddler
9 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.19%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.19%) Hudson
10 1 (1.19%) NUnit
10 1 (1.19%) ClearCase
General
1 13 (15.48%) Finance
2 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.76%) Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Games
5 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (41.67%) Tester
2 19 (22.62%) Test Engineer
3 18 (21.43%) Automation Tester
4 15 (17.86%) Analyst
4 15 (17.86%) Test Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Lead Tester
6 7 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Software Tester
8 5 (5.95%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Development Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Automated Tester
10 3 (3.57%) Senior Development Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Systems Test Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Test Development Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.24%) Web Services
2 13 (15.48%) HTML
3 10 (11.90%) XML
4 7 (8.33%) .NET
4 7 (8.33%) CSS
5 4 (4.76%) RESTful
5 4 (4.76%) REST
6 3 (3.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 3 (3.57%) WCF
6 3 (3.57%) WPF
6 3 (3.57%) SOAP
6 3 (3.57%) WinForms
7 1 (1.19%) JSF
7 1 (1.19%) JSON
7 1 (1.19%) Dojo
7 1 (1.19%) J2EE
7 1 (1.19%) GWT
7 1 (1.19%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Visualisation
2 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.14%) GIS
4 4 (4.76%) Chemistry
4 4 (4.76%) Biology
4 4 (4.76%) Open Source
4 4 (4.76%) Life Science
5 3 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.38%) User Experience
7 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (42.86%) Linux
2 21 (25.00%) UNIX
3 19 (22.62%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.19%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.81%) Manual Testing
2 37 (44.05%) Automated Testing
3 33 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (30.95%) Test Automation
5 22 (26.19%) Scrum
6 16 (19.05%) TDD
6 16 (19.05%) OO
7 15 (17.86%) Software Testing
8 12 (14.29%) OOP
9 11 (13.10%) Mentoring
10 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
10 10 (11.90%) Kanban
11 7 (8.33%) BDD
11 7 (8.33%) Validation
11 7 (8.33%) Test Strategy
12 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (5.95%) User Stories
13 5 (5.95%) Use Case
14 4 (4.76%) Performance Testing
14 4 (4.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.24%) Java
2 29 (34.52%) C++
3 28 (33.33%) Python
4 25 (29.76%) Perl
4 25 (29.76%) SQL
5 18 (21.43%) C#
6 14 (16.67%) C
6 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 9 (10.71%) Ruby
8 5 (5.95%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.57%) VB
10 2 (2.38%) PHP
11 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (29.76%) Degree
2 15 (17.86%) ISTQB
3 11 (13.10%) ISEB
4 6 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (44.05%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (2.38%) WorldPay
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.19%) Sophos
2 1 (1.19%) ESRI
2 1 (1.19%) Google
2 1 (1.19%) Fujitsu
2 1 (1.19%) Lumension
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: up to £25k
Posted: 27 days ago