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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 57 74 81
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 49 51 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.37% 2.90% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 3.50% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 44 48 38
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% +6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +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
1236 1458 1310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.07% 83.03% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 1178 1140
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (44.71%) Java
3 37 (43.53%) Selenium
4 36 (42.35%) Manual Testing
5 35 (41.18%) C++
6 32 (37.65%) QA
7 29 (34.12%) Automated Testing
8 25 (29.41%) Test Automation
8 25 (29.41%) Linux
8 25 (29.41%) Finance
9 24 (28.24%) C
10 23 (27.06%) Python
11 21 (24.71%) SQL
12 19 (22.35%) C#
12 19 (22.35%) Project Management
13 18 (21.18%) Perl
13 18 (21.18%) Scrum
14 17 (20.00%) Skype
15 16 (18.82%) Degree
15 16 (18.82%) UNIX
15 16 (18.82%) OO
16 15 (17.65%) PRINCE2
17 14 (16.47%) TDD
18 13 (15.29%) Software Testing
18 13 (15.29%) Management Information System
18 13 (15.29%) Cucumber
19 12 (14.12%) Mentoring
19 12 (14.12%) Risk Management
19 12 (14.12%) OOP
19 12 (14.12%) Visualisation

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (2.35%) IIS
1 2 (2.35%) ArcGIS
1 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.35%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Project
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.00%) Skype
2 4 (4.71%) Internet
3 3 (3.53%) Network Security
4 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.18%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.18%) Wireless
5 1 (1.18%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (43.53%) Selenium
2 13 (15.29%) Cucumber
3 6 (7.06%) QADirector
3 6 (7.06%) JIRA
4 5 (5.88%) JMeter
5 4 (4.71%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.53%) FitNesse
6 3 (3.53%) Hudson
6 3 (3.53%) JUnit
7 2 (2.35%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.35%) NUnit
7 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.35%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.18%) TestNG
8 1 (1.18%) QARun
8 1 (1.18%) WinRunner
General
1 25 (29.41%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.71%) Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (42.35%) Tester
2 19 (22.35%) Automation Tester
3 18 (21.18%) Project Manager
4 11 (12.94%) Analyst
4 11 (12.94%) Test Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) Software Tester
5 9 (10.59%) Lead Tester
6 8 (9.41%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Software Project Manager
7 6 (7.06%) Software Manager
7 6 (7.06%) Development Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Test Development Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Agile Project Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Development Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Software Test Engineer
11 2 (2.35%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) XML
2 8 (9.41%) Web Services
3 7 (8.24%) HTML
3 7 (8.24%) .NET
4 3 (3.53%) CSS
4 3 (3.53%) RESTful
5 2 (2.35%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.35%) GWT
5 2 (2.35%) J2EE
5 2 (2.35%) JSF
5 2 (2.35%) Dojo
6 1 (1.18%) WCF
6 1 (1.18%) WPF
6 1 (1.18%) SOAP
6 1 (1.18%) WinForms
6 1 (1.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Management Information System
2 12 (14.12%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.53%) Replication
4 2 (2.35%) GIS
4 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.41%) Linux
2 16 (18.82%) UNIX
3 11 (12.94%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.59%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (42.35%) Manual Testing
3 29 (34.12%) Automated Testing
4 25 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 19 (22.35%) Project Management
6 18 (21.18%) Scrum
7 16 (18.82%) OO
8 15 (17.65%) PRINCE2
9 14 (16.47%) TDD
10 13 (15.29%) Software Testing
11 12 (14.12%) OOP
11 12 (14.12%) Risk Management
11 12 (14.12%) Mentoring
12 11 (12.94%) Kanban
13 9 (10.59%) Software Engineering
14 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (7.06%) User Stories
15 5 (5.88%) Performance Testing
15 5 (5.88%) Web Testing
15 5 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.71%) Java
2 35 (41.18%) C++
3 24 (28.24%) C
4 23 (27.06%) Python
5 21 (24.71%) SQL
6 19 (22.35%) C#
7 18 (21.18%) Perl
8 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
8 7 (8.24%) Ruby
9 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.18%) VB
11 1 (1.18%) Tcl
11 1 (1.18%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) Degree
2 10 (11.76%) APMP
3 7 (8.24%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (5.88%) ISEB
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (37.65%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (3.53%) WorldPay
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.35%) Sophos
2 2 (2.35%) ESRI
2 2 (2.35%) Google
2 2 (2.35%) Fujitsu
2 2 (2.35%) Lumension
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