The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 70 96 103
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 49 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.76% 1.27% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 1.65% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 46 21 17
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £30,850
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% +5.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1441 1269 1362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.05% 76.54% 75.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1093 1166
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
Cambridgeshire

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 28 July 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 61 (57.55%) QA
2 50 (47.17%) Python
3 47 (44.34%) Automated Testing
4 45 (42.45%) Java
5 37 (34.91%) Selenium
6 35 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (31.13%) Scrum
8 32 (30.19%) C#
9 29 (27.36%) ISTQB
10 28 (26.42%) ISEB
11 27 (25.47%) Linux
12 26 (24.53%) Perl
13 25 (23.58%) Wireless
13 25 (23.58%) Test Automation
14 23 (21.70%) Manual Testing
14 23 (21.70%) Software Testing
15 22 (20.75%) JIRA
16 21 (19.81%) Degree
16 21 (19.81%) JavaScript
17 20 (18.87%) Internet
17 20 (18.87%) Automation Testing
18 19 (17.92%) HTML
19 18 (16.98%) CSS
19 18 (16.98%) Ruby
20 17 (16.04%) TDD
20 17 (16.04%) OO
20 17 (16.04%) HTTP
20 17 (16.04%) WebDriver
21 15 (14.15%) Windows
21 15 (14.15%) C++

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (4.72%) MS Office
2 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.58%) Wireless
2 20 (18.87%) Internet
3 17 (16.04%) HTTP
4 14 (13.21%) Bluetooth
4 14 (13.21%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.77%) GPRS
5 4 (3.77%) GSM
5 4 (3.77%) UMTS
5 4 (3.77%) LTE
6 2 (1.89%) Firewall
6 2 (1.89%) OSPF
6 2 (1.89%) BGP
6 2 (1.89%) X.509
6 2 (1.89%) DNS
6 2 (1.89%) WAN
7 1 (0.94%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 37 (34.91%) Selenium
2 22 (20.75%) JIRA
3 17 (16.04%) WebDriver
4 7 (6.60%) FitNesse
5 6 (5.66%) Bugzilla
6 4 (3.77%) WATIR
7 2 (1.89%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.89%) JMeter
7 2 (1.89%) JUnit
7 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.89%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (1.89%) TestNG
7 2 (1.89%) Sahi
7 2 (1.89%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (5.66%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Electronics
3 4 (3.77%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.83%) Games
5 2 (1.89%) Marketing
5 2 (1.89%) Military
5 2 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.89%) Law
6 1 (0.94%) Publishing
6 1 (0.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (54.72%) Test Engineer
2 35 (33.02%) Software Engineer
3 26 (24.53%) Software Test Engineer
4 18 (16.98%) Analyst
4 18 (16.98%) Test Analyst
5 17 (16.04%) Tester
6 14 (13.21%) QA Engineer
6 14 (13.21%) Software Tester
7 6 (5.66%) Software Development Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Development Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Senior QA Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Web Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) Software Test Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) Web Test Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Test Development Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) Functional Test Engineer
10 3 (2.83%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.92%) HTML
2 18 (16.98%) CSS
3 9 (8.49%) Web Services
3 9 (8.49%) .NET
4 4 (3.77%) REST
5 2 (1.89%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.89%) XML
5 2 (1.89%) HTML5
5 2 (1.89%) CSS3
6 1 (0.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.66%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.83%) Firmware
2 3 (2.83%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.89%) Chemistry
3 2 (1.89%) Biology
3 2 (1.89%) Streaming Media
3 2 (1.89%) IPTV
3 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.89%) Life Science
3 2 (1.89%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.89%) Open Source
4 1 (0.94%) Online Games
4 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.47%) Linux
2 15 (14.15%) Windows
3 12 (11.32%) UNIX
4 4 (3.77%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.89%) Android
5 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.34%) Automated Testing
2 35 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (31.13%) Scrum
4 25 (23.58%) Test Automation
5 23 (21.70%) Manual Testing
5 23 (21.70%) Software Testing
6 20 (18.87%) Automation Testing
7 17 (16.04%) TDD
7 17 (16.04%) OO
8 12 (11.32%) Regression Testing
9 11 (10.38%) Validation
9 11 (10.38%) Compatibility Testing
10 10 (9.43%) OOP
11 8 (7.55%) Web Testing
11 8 (7.55%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.55%) Performance Testing
12 6 (5.66%) BDD
13 4 (3.77%) Integration Testing
13 4 (3.77%) SOA
14 3 (2.83%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (47.17%) Python
2 45 (42.45%) Java
3 32 (30.19%) C#
4 26 (24.53%) Perl
5 21 (19.81%) JavaScript
6 18 (16.98%) Ruby
7 15 (14.15%) C++
7 15 (14.15%) Tcl
8 10 (9.43%) C
9 9 (8.49%) TTCN
10 8 (7.55%) SQL
11 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.89%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.89%) F#
13 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (27.36%) ISTQB
2 28 (26.42%) ISEB
3 21 (19.81%) Degree
4 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.89%) CCNA
5 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (57.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.89%) Perforce
2 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe