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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 58 90 91
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 59 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.34% 1.40% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.93% 1.76% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 59 19 31
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £28,500
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
1503 1194 1624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.11% 79.44% 74.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1121 993 1389
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (55.86%) QA
2 56 (50.45%) Manual Testing
3 55 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (48.65%) Java
5 52 (46.85%) Selenium
6 46 (41.44%) Python
7 41 (36.94%) Automated Testing
8 40 (36.04%) Linux
9 31 (27.93%) C#
9 31 (27.93%) JIRA
10 29 (26.13%) Scrum
10 29 (26.13%) Test Automation
11 28 (25.23%) ISEB
12 27 (24.32%) Internet
13 26 (23.42%) Software Testing
14 25 (22.52%) ISTQB
14 25 (22.52%) Perl
15 24 (21.62%) JavaScript
15 24 (21.62%) HTML
15 24 (21.62%) Regression Testing
16 22 (19.82%) SQL
16 22 (19.82%) CSS
16 22 (19.82%) Ruby
16 22 (19.82%) WebDriver
17 21 (18.92%) Windows
18 20 (18.02%) TDD
19 19 (17.12%) UNIX
20 17 (15.32%) HTTP
20 17 (15.32%) Web Services
21 15 (13.51%) Finance

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (9.91%) MS Office
2 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (24.32%) Internet
2 17 (15.32%) HTTP
3 11 (9.91%) Wireless
4 6 (5.41%) DNS
5 4 (3.60%) Firewall
5 4 (3.60%) SNMP
5 4 (3.60%) WAN
5 4 (3.60%) OSPF
5 4 (3.60%) BGP
6 2 (1.80%) X.509
6 2 (1.80%) DHCP
6 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.80%) SSL
6 2 (1.80%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.90%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (46.85%) Selenium
2 31 (27.93%) JIRA
3 22 (19.82%) WebDriver
4 12 (10.81%) JUnit
5 9 (8.11%) TestNG
6 8 (7.21%) Git (software)
7 6 (5.41%) TestComplete
7 6 (5.41%) eggPlant
8 5 (4.50%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (4.50%) Bugzilla
9 4 (3.60%) FitNesse
9 4 (3.60%) Maven
9 4 (3.60%) WATIR
9 4 (3.60%) TestLink
10 3 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (2.70%) Hudson
10 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (2.70%) NUnit
10 3 (2.70%) JMeter
10 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (13.51%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.50%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.80%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Games
6 1 (0.90%) Military
6 1 (0.90%) Electronics
6 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 47 (42.34%) Test Engineer
2 30 (27.03%) Software Engineer
3 23 (20.72%) Analyst
3 23 (20.72%) Test Analyst
4 20 (18.02%) Tester
4 20 (18.02%) Software Test Engineer
5 14 (12.61%) Software Tester
6 12 (10.81%) QA Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Senior Test Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Automation Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Automated Test Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Development Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Lead Tester
9 6 (5.41%) Senior QA Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Automation Tester
10 5 (4.50%) Web Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) QA Tester
10 5 (4.50%) Web Test Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.62%) HTML
2 22 (19.82%) CSS
3 17 (15.32%) Web Services
4 9 (8.11%) XML
5 8 (7.21%) REST
6 6 (5.41%) .NET
7 4 (3.60%) J2EE
7 4 (3.60%) Swing
7 4 (3.60%) CGI
7 4 (3.60%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.60%) Java EE
7 4 (3.60%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.41%) Open Source
2 6 (5.41%) Client/Server
2 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.50%) User Experience
4 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.60%) Streaming Media
4 4 (3.60%) IPTV
5 3 (2.70%) Pharmacovigilance
5 3 (2.70%) iPhone
6 2 (1.80%) Chemistry
6 2 (1.80%) Biology
6 2 (1.80%) Life Science
7 1 (0.90%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.90%) Replication
7 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (36.04%) Linux
2 21 (18.92%) Windows
3 19 (17.12%) UNIX
4 4 (3.60%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.60%) Debian
4 4 (3.60%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.45%) Manual Testing
2 55 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (36.94%) Automated Testing
4 29 (26.13%) Scrum
4 29 (26.13%) Test Automation
5 26 (23.42%) Software Testing
6 24 (21.62%) Regression Testing
7 20 (18.02%) TDD
8 15 (13.51%) Performance Testing
9 12 (10.81%) User Stories
9 12 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (9.91%) BDD
11 10 (9.01%) OOP
11 10 (9.01%) Mentoring
12 9 (8.11%) Compatibility Testing
12 9 (8.11%) Web Testing
13 8 (7.21%) Network Management
13 8 (7.21%) Automation Testing
13 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering
14 7 (6.31%) OO
Programming Languages
1 54 (48.65%) Java
2 46 (41.44%) Python
3 31 (27.93%) C#
4 25 (22.52%) Perl
5 24 (21.62%) JavaScript
6 22 (19.82%) SQL
6 22 (19.82%) Ruby
7 8 (7.21%) Bash Shell
7 8 (7.21%) C
8 7 (6.31%) C++
9 3 (2.70%) PHP
9 3 (2.70%) Scala
10 2 (1.80%) F#
10 2 (1.80%) Tcl
11 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (25.23%) ISEB
2 25 (22.52%) ISTQB
3 10 (9.01%) Degree
4 4 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.60%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (55.86%) QA
2 3 (2.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 3 (2.70%) GAMP
2 3 (2.70%) GCP
2 3 (2.70%) GMP
2 3 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
2 4 (3.60%) Perforce
3 3 (2.70%) HP
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