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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 77 67 108
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +41
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 29 57 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.09% 3.14% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 3.77% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 28 55 10
Average salary £48,750 £41,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.46% +14.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £32,500 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,750
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
1159 1511 1272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.62% 83.16% 80.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1171 1098
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 September 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 45 (59.21%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (43.42%) Java
3 30 (39.47%) Selenium
4 28 (36.84%) Finance
5 25 (32.89%) Project Management
5 25 (32.89%) C
5 25 (32.89%) C++
6 23 (30.26%) QA
6 23 (30.26%) Manual Testing
6 23 (30.26%) Skype
7 22 (28.95%) PRINCE2
8 20 (26.32%) Test Automation
9 17 (22.37%) Automated Testing
10 15 (19.74%) Scrum
10 15 (19.74%) Management Information System
10 15 (19.74%) Linux
10 15 (19.74%) Python
10 15 (19.74%) SQL
11 14 (18.42%) Risk Management
12 13 (17.11%) C#
12 13 (17.11%) Degree
13 12 (15.79%) APMP
14 11 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (13.16%) Software Testing
15 10 (13.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 10 (13.16%) Perl
15 10 (13.16%) XML
15 10 (13.16%) MS Project
15 10 (13.16%) Cucumber
15 10 (13.16%) Agile Project Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (2.63%) ArcGIS
1 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Project
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
3 2 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.26%) Skype
2 2 (2.63%) Network Security
2 2 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) Wireless
3 1 (1.32%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.32%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (39.47%) Selenium
2 10 (13.16%) Cucumber
3 6 (7.89%) WebDriver
3 6 (7.89%) JIRA
4 5 (6.58%) JUnit
4 5 (6.58%) JMeter
4 5 (6.58%) Hudson
5 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.26%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (5.26%) NUnit
5 4 (5.26%) QADirector
6 2 (2.63%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.63%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.32%) TestNG
General
1 28 (36.84%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (32.89%) Project Manager
2 21 (27.63%) Tester
3 11 (14.47%) Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) Test Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) Automation Tester
5 9 (11.84%) Agile Project Manager
5 9 (11.84%) Software Tester
5 9 (11.84%) Test Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Software Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Software Project Manager
6 7 (9.21%) Software Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Development Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Lead Tester
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (3.95%) QA Tester
9 3 (3.95%) Test Development Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) XML
2 9 (11.84%) Web Services
3 6 (7.89%) .NET
4 5 (6.58%) RESTful
5 4 (5.26%) Gherkin
5 4 (5.26%) HTML
6 2 (2.63%) J2EE
6 2 (2.63%) JSF
6 2 (2.63%) Dojo
6 2 (2.63%) GWT
7 1 (1.32%) CSS
7 1 (1.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.21%) Visualisation
3 5 (6.58%) Replication
4 2 (2.63%) GIS
4 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Linux
2 9 (11.84%) UNIX
3 7 (9.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (59.21%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.89%) Project Management
3 23 (30.26%) Manual Testing
4 22 (28.95%) PRINCE2
5 20 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 17 (22.37%) Automated Testing
7 15 (19.74%) Scrum
8 14 (18.42%) Risk Management
9 11 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (13.16%) Software Testing
10 10 (13.16%) Agile Project Management
10 10 (13.16%) Time Management
11 9 (11.84%) TDD
11 9 (11.84%) OO
12 7 (9.21%) OOP
12 7 (9.21%) BDD
12 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
13 6 (7.89%) User Stories
13 6 (7.89%) Kanban
14 5 (6.58%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (43.42%) Java
2 25 (32.89%) C
2 25 (32.89%) C++
3 15 (19.74%) Python
3 15 (19.74%) SQL
4 13 (17.11%) C#
5 10 (13.16%) Perl
6 6 (7.89%) Ruby
7 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.32%) TTCN
9 1 (1.32%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) Degree
2 12 (15.79%) APMP
3 10 (13.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (6.58%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.95%) ISEB
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (30.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (3.95%) WorldPay
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.63%) Sophos
2 2 (2.63%) ESRI
2 2 (2.63%) Google
2 2 (2.63%) Fujitsu
2 2 (2.63%) Lumension
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago